IVF

Your Relationship during IVF: The Quest Will Test Your Sanity and Your Love Life

One aspect of our fertility journey that I haven’t spoken about yet is your relationship during IVF. Fertility procedures give us hope but they suck in more than one way. They’re stressful, they make the clinical process a top priority and they can take all of the intimacy out of a relationship. I’d like to… Read More Your Relationship during IVF: The Quest Will Test Your Sanity and Your Love Life

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When You can’t Resolve Infertility: How to Cope with the Thought and the Guilt

After numerous attempts, exams, injections and treatments, we’ve finally come to realize that it may be impossible for us to resolve infertility. More specifically, it may be impossible to resolve my female infertility. Following our third IVF attempt, I’ve been told it’s an egg quality issue. We took out 23 eggs but only two medium-quality… Read More When You can’t Resolve Infertility: How to Cope with the Thought and the Guilt

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Our Third IVF Attempt: The Importance of Changing Your Fertility Clinic When in Doubt

It’s been a long time since I’ve last written about our IVF journey and a lot has happened. As I’m writing, I’m getting ready for a frozen embryo transfer (FET) after our IVF attempt number three. The second IVF that we had was the biggest disappointment so far and the reason why we decided to… Read More Our Third IVF Attempt: The Importance of Changing Your Fertility Clinic When in Doubt

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Recovering from a Failed IVF Attempt: My Personal Experience and a Few Tips

Nobody undergoes IVF expecting to fail. After all, we’ve all put our hearts, hopes and dreams in the procedure. This is the main reason why IVF failure hits so hard. For some couples, the disappointment is so severe that becomes almost impossible to recover. My first IVF experience resulted in failure. My doctor retrieved five… Read More Recovering from a Failed IVF Attempt: My Personal Experience and a Few Tips

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5 Things Nobody Tells You about IVF

Going through IVF was far less terrible than I expected. Going through online forums and the testimonials that highlight the experiences of others can get you truly terrified. As long as you’ve chosen the right specialist, however, IVF isn’t going to be such a nightmare. When doing IVF for the first time, however, there will… Read More 5 Things Nobody Tells You about IVF