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Anyone have a positive experience with a support group for those going thru surrogacy? Virtual is fine but looking for a recommendation

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My husband and I recently learned that IVF is our only option for TTC, and we'll need a sperm donor. We've been quite disheartened by the lack of diversity represented in the sperm banks. When… more

My clinic discarded a embryo accidentally. They want to know what kind of recourse I want? Should I ask for another cycle or try to sue pants off ?

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Anyone have to get a balloon in their uterus? I had a hysteroscopy today (the found some scar tissue from a past D&C) and they put in a balloon that I have to keep in for a few days. Wow. I was no… more

How long did it take for you to conceive again after a miscarriage? I miscarried at 7 weeks 5 months ago and TTC for 4 months.

Real talk: how do you do egg freezing as a consultant? I’m 27F with a longtime partner but unsure when I’ll want kids, so I was ready to do it. But it just seems so involved and unpredictable that I w… more

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Did an egg retrieval and it went well. Coming to terms with the whole IVF thing and I want to be chill about it, but I can’t help but feeling like a chicken.

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I have low motility and low sperm count. We have been trying IVF for three cycle but failing. Any recommendations for male fertility deit that can help increasing the sperm count.<… more

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During injection phase of egg freezing can you safely go out to dinner with friends etc? Or better to stay home and sedentary?

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Finally put a possible date (depending on when my period comes) for my first egg freezing process in October!
I would love to hear any recommendation on what to do before, during and after the w… more

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Thoughts on clinics who do Batch IVF cycles? Debating between 2 clinics/docs who both have good stats. One clinic does batching and isn’t open Sat and the other doesn’t batch and is open Sat

When did you start to feel pregnant? Noticeable changes within yourself, food desires, etc.? Ttc after a mc and I’ve blocked out any memory of the early happier days…

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Has anyone primed for stim with estrogen and progesterone? I had a goof retrieval in Jan 2021 (7 blasts) but i transfered 5 and all failed. Did a second retrieval last week and well, from 21 eggs, i g… more

Anyone in NYC need q-caps, needles for Gonal-F or NaCl vials?

I tested my embryo and got a “no result “. Anyone with success stories ?

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27, first pregnancy 6 weeks and I think I just had a miscarriage. Waiting for my doctor to call me back because I’m not sure what to do. Any advice or insight on what happens during this next appointm… more

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Has anyone tested positive for BCL6 after failed IVF. I am currently on treatment for BCL 6. Any one with this experience? Did you try IVF after BCL 6 treatment?

Does anyones company offer benefits from Carrot? How has it gone? I’m looking to freeze my eggs and would love advice from anyone who’s used Carrot for this purpose.

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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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