Category Archives: Treatment

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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Roll Of The Dice

One fear I think many women have entering fertility treatment is the possibility of multiples.  We hear all the stories about octomom in the headlines and don’t want to end up a mom with 8 babies all at once.  Parenthood … 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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Fable of an Infertile Female: Sigh of Relief

After six years of trying the old fashion way, clomid, IUI’s, and a magnitude of other interventions it was time to move on with our life.  Answers were needed.  Several tests were run to figure out where the problems existed and nothing … Continue reading

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The Blame Game

It is easy when you are deep into infertility treatments to want to find something or someone to blame.  In the early stages of an infertility diagnosis doctors often will run tests to see if the issues are coming from … Continue reading

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Fable of an Infertile Female: Day Off

You have the opportunity to take the day off from many things in life.  You can take a day off from work, cleaning house, eating healthy, exercise, taking a shower, socializing, answering your phone, checking email, and so on.  However, … Continue reading

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