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I’m in Southern California. Have 4 boys. 40 years old. Would love to do IVF with sex selection. Has anyone done that before? How much did it cost?

Also, I know EY reimburses up $50k of the costs. How d… more


Good day, for those who did an embryo transfer and were prescribed with progesterone capsules and estradiol, for how long did you have to take them post- transfer? My doctor would like me to stop at w… more


I work with amazing people in my admin role, including four coworkers who are expecting. Although their news brings joy, it also brings up mixed emotions for me. I'm usually in charge of organizin… more


Anyone have really intense periods post egg freezing? I froze 6 months ago and periods after have been much heavier and overall all symptoms amplified. Doc said that’s normally for 1-2 cycles, but not… more


Has anyone experienced changes in menstruation when you first started TTC? My period is much heavier this time around but no real life style changes or anything. Only difference is we started TTC this… more

Has anyone struggled with conceiving their second child after having the first one easily? What was the reason behind the second taking so long? My two year old is a restless sleeper so my sleep has b… more


Just saw this ad for Flo App on Twitter. Interesting that they say they're using AI - like who isn't at this point? But anyway, has anyone tried it yet? What do you think about it?

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4 years of trying to conceive

Reports looks great

Had one IUI and two timed cycles

Still no luck ?

Any suggestions or something that worked for you ?

Clomid or femara what worked for you?
Anything to keep in mind prior to taking these tablets

Does EY pay for a fertility workup and travel to a specialist if there is not one in your area? Where can I find the resources on this? Thank you. 🤍🤞🏻

Looks like what I thought was implantation bleeding turned out to be my period 😥 I truly felt that my body was giving me all of the signals that it was pregnant this time around.

How do everyone feel about these new instagram “Fertility Doctors”? It’s a common tread going on with fertaility holistic doctors. They are claiming to be doctors with no credibility besides a certificate. These individuals … more

I kinda have to laugh so I don't cry. A while back, I accidentally bought the ginormous easy@home OPK/HCG combo pack. I opened it up going, "Oh geez, these will last forever!" Fast forward to today, and I'm breaking down that box for recycling, along with some for FRERs and Clear Blue Digital OPKs, after months of urinating on all those sticks and dipping other sticks in cups. I guess the joke's on me. Anyone else have any funny (or maybe teary?) moments looking back on their TTC journey? 😢

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Has anyone used Inito Fertility Monitor and has success with it?

Did anyone lose weight or atleast maintain their current weight during FET protocol prep? If yes...any tips or tricks you can share?

How did you know when it was time to try IUI/IVF?

Just completed my retrieval. 19 at AFC, 13 during final ultrasound, 8 retrieved. Feel defeated. So tired of this whole thing. 34 with unexplained infertility.


Just venting. My 40th is coming up and I told my husband I wanted him to do the mental labor to plan something where I basically just show up and enjoy it. So he planned a semi-surprise 4-day getawa… more

How did you communicate tough symptoms during the first trimester to your work place? A little worried about taking too many sick days


Does anyone know if Visa offer elective egg freezing benefits?Visa

Has anyone in this group used a surrogate ? Having my second miscarriage now and the Dr recommended looking into a surrogate


Curious, anyone 40+ trying to conceive? I am and I feel sooooo old and have no energy...


I understand that it might vary for each person, but generally, how soon after a frozen embryo transfer (FET) is it advisable to travel?

Starting ivf journey soon. Should we do genetic testing on our embryos?


Could anyone please share the steps leading up to a frozen embryo transfer (FET)?

I've been instructed to take Synthroid and undergo testing after 4 weeks to ensure my TSH is below 2.5. What are the next steps… more

Going through my second IUI and am experiencing a tremendous migraine for the second day in a row, which is not the same experience I had with my first IUI. This time I was aided by letrozole (2.5mg f… more

Hello fish 🐟 I hope you’re all well.

This past Monday I had my first retrieval. It took us two years to get to this point because of cysts and other complications each month.
Retrieved 4, 1 was empty, 1 didn’t fertilize, and now … more

Just completed a retrieval round to potentially expand our family (with no commitment to transferring anything); however, we didn't get any euploid embryos. My husband and I are discussing one fin… more

The TWW is the worst. That is all.


Has anyone experienced a false negative pregnancy test result after FET?

Was referred to a fertility specialist - had a miscarriage, D&C, hysteroscopy for RPOC, and now anovulatory cycles. Had zero issues with my first pregnancy so very unsure what’s going on/what to e… more

How many days post ovulation did you get a positive pregnancy test? I’m 6 days DPO and feel like I am too early and getting impatient lol


Hi! Starting IVF later this month. Is there an app maybe that helps with IVF? Like tracking meds or even just encouragement? And tips / advice? TIA!

Does anyone know if Accenture’s coverage pays for the annual egg storage fee?

how long was your fertility cycle? Who did you work with for IUI/IVF cycle? how much you had to pay out of pocket? Any lessons learnt? and finally how are you doing?! 😊


What is more difficult during IVF? (1) stims/retrieval or (2) transfer? And why?


Hi friends - I recently had a miscarriage, D&C was performed on 4/11. Ever since this event, I have been putting weight - initially it was emotional binge which I have been really careful about for the last 2… more

When did everyone go back on birth control after finishing egg freezing?

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