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I was supposed to have an egg retrieval cycle started in a few days (for egg freezing), but I think I have covid. Will I need to postpone?

Going through the egg freezing process at 30 and crying everyday wishing I had a loving man to come home to 😓

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IVF- Have any of you re-biopsied an embryo that came back as “indeterminate” before? Our testing lab in CA is offering to re-biopsy two of our embryos that came back from PGT testing as “indeterminate… more

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RMA vs Weil Cornell in the NY/NJ area?

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My transfer is tomorrow. Send all the positive thoughts my way!!

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Any Deloitters can point me to the benefit of freezing eggs/sperm? Lessons learned, out of pocket costs, finding the policy on DPN, etc. much appreciated

Just realized we are spending close to $20K and counting out of pocket. Didn’t think it would cost us this much when we have insurance coverage with fertility benefits… so far 3 cycles, 1 transfer no … more

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Anyone took Leave of absence from work during fertility treatment?

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What did you all do for the knots after PIO injections? I have a few and my butt is just in constant pain. I have at least 6 weeks to go. Help!

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I recently lost my baby at 18 weeks. It was my first pregnancy. How do I get to “it wasn’t your time. Have faith “ phase ?

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Does anyone know where I can get Lupron trigger today. Forgot the injection outside of the fridge this morning and my trigger is tonight.

Anybody have hcg levels not quite double (80%) in 48 hours and everything turn out ok?

I know they say every 48-72 hours, but I don't know of any success stories for doubling in more t… more

How transparent are folks with family & friends re: your fertility journeys? We’re still in the early stages of TTC but found out that I need to get surgery to remove a fibroid which is setting us… more

Doing our FET end of this month. Nervous and excited at the same time. Will be doing the progesterone oil injection in about 2 weeks. Heard the needle is big and going Intramuscular 🥴 Any tips or adv… more

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I have an egg freezing consultation with IHR (chicago) at the end of the month. Any recommendations on questions to ask up front? Thank you!!

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Help!!! Anyone know of a all natural libido boost?

My RE prescribed estrace before starting the IVF cycle. In our call, he said that I should start taking it 10 days before my period. Now, for some reason, there was a delay in prescription and I am 3-… more

I did 2 rounds of antagonist…and the RE now recommends trying clomid flare because my second result was bad. Curious if someone’s tried both protocols and what the results are like…

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How did you decide to have kids ? I’m married I’m 32 I’m so tired overwhelmed and I barely have time for me and my answer:I don’t need a baby now I’m completely okay with everything and my husband is … more

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Any success stories on live birth that starts in low hcg
First beta: 38, second: 82, one more this Saturday. The nurse sounded like this should be okay but it feels low. I am 4 weeks

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Has anyone transferred an embryo that is 1PN instead of 2PN?

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Hi!! Are you working at a company with great fertility options? Please share! 😀

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Our frozen donor eggs arrive tomorrow! Next up, thaw and ICSI. Fingers crossed

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Hi all- I went and had a base blood panel and ultrasound today- going in for a saline test before the end of the week.
I got my follicle test back and it’s 42 I’m not real sure if that’s good or … more

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Advice for retrieval? I’m going to have my retrieval on Sunday or Monday and I’m really nervous. I’ve never been under and it’s definitely adding to the anxiety of the whole process.

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Is anybody going through the egg freezing or completed it recently and also a virgin. I am in my 30s, wondering if it would be an extremely painful process? Need help, no judgements please.

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How was your experience coming off the BCP? I just stopped a couple of weeks ago to get my body ready to have an baby soon-ish and I’m pretty nervous.

I have some leftover meds (retrieval: men, gon, cet. And FET: est, prog, pio) that I’d like to donate. DM me if you have suggestions on where to donate please.

How much a complete IVF cost out of pocket for Employee if Insurance coverage is 20k lifetime max with unlimited medicine coverage ?

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Can anyone share any recurrent miscarriage specialists you know? Currently@experiencing miscarriage number 2 and feeling ready to give up. We have one more embryo on ice and want to get as much inform… more

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How do you handle social situations when people ask if you plan to have kids etc? Whether your did IVF for fertility preservation or have infertility? Is it a trigger question for you?

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Anyone conceived naturally after multiple ectopic pregnancies and miscarriages?

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I have one child, 14m old, after 8 years of unexplained infertility. We conceived spontaneously and found out the day of our IVF consult. We have not used any form of birth control since, and have act… more

Anyone in Chicago have any leftover/ unused gonal F medication? I can take it out of your hands for a fraction of the cost. Need an additional 1200iu (in any size pen) for my cycle and I’m paying out … more

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What companies are you all working at with good fertility benefits and all the other benefits?

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32 Male, Heard a heartbeat today, wow so emotional.
6 weeks 6 days ivf.
Successful on first frozen transfer thankfully.
After 2 retrieval cycles gave only 5 healthy embryos and then re… more

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Does anyone have experience with the reimbursement cycles for EY’s pathway to parenthood benefits? I submitted initial reimbursement paperwork 6/27, but as of 7/29 I still haven’t heard anything

Anyone in the Toronto area with extra Cetrotide or Orgalutran? Wife supposed to have retrieval next week but these drugs cannot be sourced. Thanks.

Has anyone experienced this with an IUI? I was on 25mg of Letrozole and my follicles only grew to about 9mm. My RE then put me on 50mg of Clomid directly after and the follicle size stayed the same. A… more

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