Posts in category "preparing for infertility"
Infertility is stressful, going at it alone makes it a billion times harder. You have your partner, but even they sometimes don’t “get” what you are going through! We all know men and women think VERY differently! Men can “compartmentalize” feelings, “opening one box and closing another” – if that analogy makes sense. Women tend... Read more »
If I could write a letter to my then “infertile” self, telling her all the things I learned along the way, all my best advice, it would go something like this… Dear [infertile]self, As you read this you are probably in a deep dark place, wondering “why me”. I am here to tell you…the sun... Read more »
ART (assisted reproductive technology) is a multi billion (yes BILLION) dollar industry. The American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) lists the average price of an in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle in the U.S. to be $12,400. (ASRM does not qualify if this includes medications.) Here is more about the costs of infertility treatment from Resolve.org.... Read more »
I was talking to a friend the other day about trying to conceive and the disappointment that comes with getting your period every month. I told her that if I were in that position again, I wouldn’t wait as long to seek out a fertility clinic. It saddens me to think of couples that try... Read more »
I am a chronic planner. Even when writing this 1st real post…chronic planner. I planned what to write, when to write, and when would be a good time to post! Maybe it’s the Capricorn in me, or that I am a little type A, or maybe those are just excuses – ha ha. But maybe... Read more »
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