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Common Questions about Egg Retrieval Answered (by a Woman Who’s Been Through it Three Times)

When getting ready for my first IVF, I wasn’t scared about the daily injections, the medical exams or the blood draws needed to check my hormone levels. Heck, no, all of these seemed like a walk in the park (ok, I’m exaggerating but you know what I mean). The one thing that terrified me to… Read More Common Questions about Egg Retrieval Answered (by a Woman Who’s Been Through it Three Times)

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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