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Podcaster of the Month: Natalie Silverman of The Fertility Podcast
16 Tips to Prepare for IVF


About to do IVF? Here's how you can prepare for it.

Infertility Stories: Two Moms & An Infertility Diagnosis


Everyone’s infertility story is wildly different. There are many ways to build a family and it is all such a personal decision. Infertility and miscarriage also do...

Saying Goodbye to Biological Parenthood


How do you start moving forward after the loss of a dream?

Blogger of the Month: Elisha Kearns of Waiting for Baby Bird


She's interesting, she's endearing and she should write cards for Hallmark.

Why Self-Care Isn't What I Thought It Was


Self-care doesn't need to be complicated.

7 Things To Stop Doing to Yourself If You're Living With Infertility
Fostering a Healthy Relationship With Your Gestational Carrier


14 tips for building a healthy surrogacy relationship.

Blogger of the Month: Jessica Jones of Infertility & Life


Jessica writes about undergoing IVF and raising awareness about infertility.

Becoming an Egg Donor: The Recruitment and Screening Process


What to expect from the donor recruitment process.

Becoming an Egg Donor: Agencies, Clinics, Egg Banks & Private Arrangements


What you need to know about the different options for donating eggs.

Understanding the Legal Side of Surrogacy: 5 Steps


If you are considering using surrogacy to grow your family, it is important to know up-front what to expect from a legal standpoint.

What to Expect When Your Gestational Surrogate is Pregnant


Spoiler and cliché alert: Expect the unexpected.

30 Ways You Know You've Been A Fertility Patient For Too Long


You know you're a senior member of the infertility club when...

Navigating the Decision to Become an Egg Donor


Considering becoming an egg donor? Start here.

Experts


Will my embryos fall out?


A common question asked is, “Will my embryos fall out?” The answer is no; they will not fall out.Perhaps you are thinking of textbook illustrations that show...

Why are embryos transferred at different times?


Embryo transfer can be carried out on any day of development, although most clinics do so on either day 3 or day 5 of development. The primary benefit of growing the...

How are embryos selected for transfer during an IVF cycle?


The easy answer to this question: the best embryos are chosen!There are a number of factors that determine which embryos are deemed best. On any given day of culture,...

What are the pros and cons of a day 5 embryo transfer?


Pros of a Day 5 Blastocyst TransferBy leaving the embryos in the lab until Day 5, the embryologist is better able to choose the better quality ones, which will provide a...

How long can sperm live in a woman's body after ejaculation?


The lifespan of a sperm inside a woman’s body depends on the sperm itself as well as the surrounding environmental factors.A healthy adult male releases around 60...

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