Fertility Bowl

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A place to discuss fertility issues, benefits, and ask for or offer support.

Adenomyosis treatment: I started on letrozole+norethindrone, then another RE at the clinic recommended Lupron depo as the “gold standard”. Issue is it would push back the FET by another 3 months and w… more

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Any 🤰 fish with ADHD? Did you stay on your medication or did the doctor make you stop taking a prescription for it (i.e. Vyvanse and/or Adderall)? Really appreciate any shared experiences!

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Went in for semen analysis today and the waiting room was all ladies. Boy was I glad I could hide my embarrassment behind the COVID mask and a baseball cap.

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Any fish have any experience using Premama supplements? I don’t have PCOS but do have really irregular periods. I’m trying to knock my cycles into a regular pattern so I can more effectively track ovu… more

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I go in for our first ultrasound at 8 to 9 weeks tomorrow since getting a positive test. Wish me luck. 🙏🏼

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Has anyone needed to be on blood thinners during their treatment? Found out I have Factor V Leiden from the genetic testing/bloodwork I did and the clinic referred me to a hematologist. He said I woul… more

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I did a sono before trying to start IUI to check that tubes are open. Doctor said that tubes are fine but I have a couple small uterine polyps. Since I never tried to get pregnant she suggested trying… more

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Trying to get an approximate estimate of the treatment cost of IUI with insurance coverage. Anyone who has gone through it, how much did you pay out of pocket?

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Does anyone have success conceiving with low AMH? I am 30 yo and my AMH is 1.11, RE says it's low for my age.

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Have any of you gone through cycles of timed intercourse? I completed 2 cycles without any success and doubt that if I even ovulated as my RE predicted. No ultrasounds were done to confirm ovulation (… more

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Just got to know how RMA NJ is playing with couples emotions to make money in their most vulnerable times. They will take all the monies for everything and not transfer the embryo. This will keep ....

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Anyone done financing for IVF? My wife isn’t on my insurance, and hers isn’t great for fertility, so trying to think of other payment options. Any advice? Heading into our first IVF cycle.

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I’m trying so hard to stay sane but these ovulation sticks are stressing me out. I’m using two apps to track my cycle (Apple health & Ava bracelet). AVA said my ovulation window would be a whole … more

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Just started to research about how to get pregnant etc. so please excuse my very little knowledge on this topic - is it better to take folate or folic acid when trying to get pregnant? Is it bad to ta… more

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Really frustrated with infertility & big law. Lost out on bonus last year because I was out for multiple surgeries and partner would take me off deals because I couldn’t jump in and out (cont...)

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Anyone with EY who has gone through this? BCBS sent me over to Win Fertility who I apparently have to get approval done with so that BCBS will cover it (the allowed 25k fertility-related expenses). I … more

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Anyone has experience going through genetic testing despite positive transfer with PGS tested embryo? I am 10 weeks pregnant, and my OBGYN is insisting on genetic testing, despite the fact that we tra… more

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I'm 6 weeks pregnant (due in late Feb) and job hunting. Assuming it's going to take at least a couple months if not longer to land a job given current climate, when would be the right time to … more

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I understand this may be highly controversial, but has anyone gone down the “family balancing” path?

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We are starting our first round of IVF injections tomorrow. I’m so scared and nervous. I’m scared of the pain and how my body will change. I’m scared it will fail. I wish my mom were still alive. Anyb… more

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