IVF Part Tres Update: Hearts Fully Braced [Philosophical Monday]

So we had to make a few complicated decisions when deciding our new IVF protocol. First of all, let me update you on the situation as it stands: I thought we had 8 embryos in storage, but that was because I wasn’t paying as much attention as I should have been during the process....

IVF Part Tres Update [Philosophical Monday]

So as of this writing, I’m waiting for my period, which usually comes on Sunday or Monday. Then the day after I get my period, I go into the doctor’s office for an exam. At this exam, the doctor does an ultrasound to make sure that both my uterus and ovaries are good to go for the...

Philosophical Monday: A Very Early Miscarriage [IVF Part Tres]

[Ed. Note: This will be my only blogumn this week, but it's super-long, and I'll be back next Monday.] Remember how last Tuesday, I said that an IVF pregnancy is very different from a non-IVF pregnancy? As it turns out, a IVF miscarriage is also very different from a non-IVF miscarriage....