Month: August 2017

The Untold Stories of IVF

OHSS

OHSS: “I felt like I was suffocating”

My name is Kathryn. I once thought IVF = baby. How wrong were we, 7 years since our first IVF (we’ve had 8 cycles) and it still hasn’t worked. If I had read about those that it didn’t work for maybe I would have been a bit more realistic. I am now in my late…
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August 19, 2017 1
IVF

Former IVF Patient: “I Realized I Was Just Profit”

My name is Zoe James. I had back-to-back fertility treatment for 3 years. I’m now 44, recently single with no biological children.  I spend my time between London and the north east of England where I teach pregnancy yoga and hypnobirthing and soon I will be running workshops helping women to heal from their IVF…
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August 10, 2017 1
IVF

“No One Ever Explained IVF Statistics, Risks, or Likelihood of Failure”

My name is Chris. I began the IVF process at age 39 and stopped after two rounds at age 41. I am a high school teacher who loves to travel and aspires to be a writer. Since 2011, I’ve traveled to 21 states and 12 countries.  I live in Connecticut with my three dogs, farm…
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August 2, 2017 3