Category: Infertility

It takes two…or twenty

Probably one of the hardest and most frustrating realizations about the whole IVF process is knowing that you can’t make a baby on your own.  That one intimate act between two people can’t create a third.  I mean, in most amorous situations, you’re not inviting a team of doctors and nurses into your bedroom.  Unless

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Do’s and Don’ts: When your employee has fertility issues

Our infertility was not a secret from my boss for very long. About a month after our first RE appointment, my husband had his first semen analysis.  I knew I’d get the phone call from the doctor’s office with the results while I was at work, but I hadn’t quite mentally steeled myself for my

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“How do you take your coffee?” and other obstacles overcome at the IVF info session

As you may remember from last week’s post, my husband and I recently attended an information session for those beginning the IVF process. I think the first true test of our willingness to do IVF was trying to find the info session.  When we scheduled the appointment, we were told where at the hospital to

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Baby on the brain

These days, it seems every decision I make centers around our hypothetical, unborn, not-yet conceived children. The house we’re looking to buy:  How many bedrooms does it have?  What is the backyard like?  How good is the town’s school system? Before we learned we were having trouble conceiving, I went as far as buying loose, flowy

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