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IVF Injections - Day 9

I had a new doctor at this appointment since it was on a Saturday and they only had one doctor on call. I can’t complain because he did find fourteen follicles (YAY!), but my word, did this ultrasound hurt. 183 more words


She Take My Money

We met with the IVF financial counselor this morning. We talked about refund programs, loans and the cost of IVF with or without genetic testing. 23 more words

The Biggest Blackest Folder

Before I left the office yesterday, I was given a thick black folder with all sorts of information regarding IVF. Enclosed were pamphlets for IVF financing, a medication list, information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and scary consents about what to do with the embryos in case of death or divorce. 243 more words

I still have some hope left ...for now

So here’s my story, i’ve been with my husband for 18 years and we have no children. Not because we didn’t want any but because it never happened for us. 396 more words


Meet the Black woman whose cells made ground breaking and cutting edge scientific landmark research possible

Henrietta Lacks is best known as the source of cells that form the HeLa line, used extensively in medical research since the 1950s.

Henrietta Lacks was born on August 1, 1920, in Roanoke, Virginia. 877 more words


"You cannot use your time to the best advantage if you do not make some sort of plan." ~ Eleanor Roosevelt 

December 2015

“You have only a 10-12% chance of having your own genetic child.”

“You have only a 10-12% chance of having your own genetic child.” 455 more words

2nd Embryo Transfer

So, this post is going to be a bit short, as I desire to stray away from being repetitive; however, with repeating fertility treatments, my protocols have been quite the same so it’s hard not to be repetitive with these posts. 473 more words