When a friend asked me what to expect with IVF—specifically, how to prepare ahead of time and how to cope throughout the process—I started thinking hard about what advice I would give someone about to start down the IVF trail. I enlisted the help of some friends, and we pulled together our best tips here.
There’s a vocal minority who believes iVF is tantamount to “murdering babies.” Though I hate to dignify their insanity with a response, I feel the need to insert a bit of reality into the nutjob rhetoric.
Thinking of transferring two embryos? The research on elective single embryo transfer (eSET) and birth outcomes might just surprise you. These are the reasons behind our decision to transfer just one embryo every time.
Even when “the right thing to do” is clear, the decision to donate embryos is not an easy one. It is a decision that brings emotional turmoil and complexity along with it.
People are especially friendly to pregnant women, leading to lots of conversations with strangers. I’ve had two enlightening conversations lately that have had me pondering them long after the talking was over.
Hitting the 12 week milestone and how Chuck Norris almost outed my pregnancy 8 weeks early.