Fertility Bowl

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

For those of you in LA, is anyone willing to share which clinic you went to/if you had a positive experience? Currently trying to decide between two (one recommended by my doctor, and another by a fr… more

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Just learned that I am pregnant again after having lost a pregnancy earlier this year. The fertility specialist told me I have a risky pregnancy and am strongly advised to limit the stress and not wo… more

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Just got another negative test. I'm so lost. How do I handle the monthly roller coaster of emotions? Hope, disappointment on repeat. 😔

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Sorry if this isn't relevant to this bowl. I have PCOS and was on birth control pills for 3 years. I got off it and we started trying right away. It's been 50 days and I didn't have my per… more

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My wife and I did IUI, had a miscarriage at 8 weeks. Now about to start IVF next week. Any advice (female 🐠) on how I can best support her over the next couple of months? I know she’ll bear 100% of t… more

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I’m going in for a retrieval on Friday. What should I expect after the procedure? Is it reasonable to expect that I should be able to work throughout the day after the procedure?

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Two weeks post IUI, had my blood work this morning for HCG...waiting on them to call me with results. So nervous, please send your good vibes, baby dust, prayers my way

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How much exercise is ok to continue doing when TTC? I do some cardio - abt 1 hr for 5 days a week or so. Is this a lot or less? And does exercise have any impact when TTC?

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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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