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Moondance – a book review

I used to get a little annoyed when people presumed I had IVF to conceive Monkey.  Yes I was over 40, but actually I fell for him within three months of trying.  I suppose I took that fact for granted, until … Continue reading → The po...
by Over 40 and a Mum to One on Nov 30, 2016

5 Things I learned from IVF

5 Things I learned from IVF: By Tracey Montgomery at Champagne Days Hindsight is a wonderful thing.  I went through many years of IVF and as I write this, I have a baby monitor beside my… View Post The post 5 Things I learned from IVF appear...
by www.mamamim.com on May 5, 2016

IVF New Jersey Offers Significant Discount

As a passionate advocate of making family wishes come true, IVF New Jersey Fertility Center is helping active U.S. military personnel and veterans by offering significant discounts on fertility treatments and subsidized medications.Due to the risks...

Top Ten Tips for successful IVF

1. Does the couple really need IVF? We look at whether they really do and offer holistic alternatives if needed.2. Preparation - The lead up to the cycle is vital and couples need to look at five areas: medical tests and investigations, nutriti...

Things I couldn’t do:

There are all the normal things you can’t do when you are pregnant and I was used to those but AMA (advanced maternal age) and pregnant with twins presented a whole other list of things I couldn’t do. I couldn’t do the dishes – my tummy was s...
by Mom Life With Twins on Apr 16, 2016

Am I losing them?:

I had been pregnant before, 4 other children to be exact, that qualifies me as pretty experienced I would say.  All of my prior children’s pregnancies had gone pretty smoothly, no complications and really not many of those less than desirable symp...
by Mom Life With Twins on Apr 15, 2016

Answer Round 2:

This time was different, I just knew I was pregnant. I told myself every day I was pregnant and I knew I was. I will be honest, they tell you not to take any home tests but I did, I took several of them, they were all positive, I was pregnant… no f...
by Mom Life With Twins on Mar 25, 2016

Answer Round 2:

This time was different, I just knew I was pregnant. I told myself every day I was pregnant and I knew I was. I will be honest, they tell you not to take any home tests but I did, I took several of them, they were all positive, I was pregnant… no f...
by Mom Life With Twins on Mar 25, 2016

IVF Attempt #2:

So here we were again.  Remember that donor we had found the first time but was booked for a couple of other cycles…  well we decided this time we were going to pay the extra fees to use a donor that had success in the past.  It had been several...
by Mom Life With Twins on Mar 17, 2016

Affirmations, In the Present and Positive:

Life has a funny way of arranging itself…  It puts the people and things in your path right when you need them, even if you don’t know you need them. I was given an amazing opportunity to work with a career/life coach for 6 months at my job.  T...
by Mom Life With Twins on Mar 17, 2016

IVF Attempt #2:

So here we were again.  Remember that donor we had found the first time but was booked for a couple of other cycles…  well we decided this time we were going to pay the extra fees to use a donor that had success in the past.  It had been several...
by Mom Life With Twins on Mar 17, 2016

Affirmations, In the Present and Positive:

Life has a funny way of arranging itself…  It puts the people and things in your path right when you need them, even if you don’t know you need them. I was given an amazing opportunity to work with a career/life coach for 6 months at my job.  T...
by Mom Life With Twins on Mar 17, 2016

And the Answer is:

Early that afternoon I got the phone call, it was the Doctor.  Now the entire process I had always heard from my IVF nurse, only seeing the Dr for a couple of the major appointments and the procedures.  I knew it couldn’t be good…  Good aftern...
by Mom Life With Twins on Mar 11, 2016

And the Answer is:

Early that afternoon I got the phone call, it was the Doctor.  Now the entire process I had always heard from my IVF nurse, only seeing the Dr for a couple of the major appointments and the procedures.  I knew it couldn’t be good…  Good aftern...
by Mom Life With Twins on Mar 11, 2016

The Two Week Wait:

From the day the embryos are implanted until the official pregnancy test is called the dreaded TWO WEEK WAIT!  The embryos are in you and there is nothing you can do but wait…  if you google two week wait you will see all kinds of posts, there ar...
by Mom Life With Twins on Mar 10, 2016

The Two Week Wait:

From the day the embryos are implanted until the official pregnancy test is called the dreaded TWO WEEK WAIT!  The embryos are in you and there is nothing you can do but wait…  if you google two week wait you will see all kinds of posts, there ar...
by Mom Life With Twins on Mar 10, 2016

Making a Baby:

It was March, we had our donor and we were ready to make a baby.  The process is a complicated mess of medications, injections, blood tests, ultrasounds and doctor appointments for both the donor and the mother-to-be, all perfectly orchestrated by a...
by Mom Life With Twins on Mar 9, 2016

Making a Baby:

It was March, we had our donor and we were ready to make a baby.  The process is a complicated mess of medications, injections, blood tests, ultrasounds and doctor appointments for both the donor and the mother-to-be, all perfectly orchestrated by a...
by Mom Life With Twins on Mar 9, 2016

To be an Egg Donor:

I had always heard about sperm donors and sperm banks but I never knew women donated their eggs.  It takes someone really special to be willing to go through a very intrusive and life interrupting process just to give the hope of a baby to a complet...
by Mom Life With Twins on Mar 4, 2016


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