Category Archives: IVF

Is This Real?

The process of any infertility treatment is not easy.  Thoughout the process you not only question what techniques are being used and how you got to that point – but you also begin to question who you are, if you … Continue reading

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Wierd News Today: Clowns help IVF Success?

Infertility researchers in Israel have found a 15-minute encounter with a clown immediately after fertility treatment dramatically increased the chances of a successful pregnancy. Dr. Shevach Friedler an infertility doctor with the Infertility and IVF unit at Assaf Harofeh Medical … Continue reading

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New Hormone Test Helps With IVF Success: Brown University

http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2011/06/ivf In a new study, women with high levels of the hormone AMH produced more eggs for in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures, and pregnancies were more likely to occur than in women with low levels. The finding could aid counseling … Continue reading

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Does Caffeine Affect Fertility and Pregnancy?

One of the better articles I have seen about caffeine and fertility/pregnancy. It also gives you quanties of caffeine per beverage type. http://www.resolve.org/infertility-overview/optimizing-fertility/caffeine-does-it-affect-your-fertility-and-pregnancy.html

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Memorial Day Thoughts

I personally have never experienced a miscarriage, but I know many who have.  I can’t imagine the heartache that you must feel, especially if you  fought  hard to conceive.  One couple I know went though IVF multiple times.  Each time … Continue reading

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You Are Going To Know

When I went through my first round of IVF I started a journal to help me process my thoughts.  I also thought that my journal could be a great resource for someone else if I decided to pass it on. … Continue reading

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What Does That Mean?

During the first cycle of IVF we were given a folder.  We were told everything we needed to know was in the folder.  We reviewed the folder, but were left more perplexed than before we looked at the information.  I … Continue reading

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