Infertility Help

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How Much Do Fertility Treatments Cost? From IVF to Donor Eggs

Here are the costs of the most common fertility treatments, including in vitro fertilization (IVF), donor eggs, intrauterine insemination (IUI), and surrogate parenting. “We compare investing in your fertility with gambling or investing in the stock market,” write Julie Vargo and Maureen Regan in A Few Good Eggs: Two Chicks Dish on Overcoming the Insanity of Infertility. “There are no guarantees. Spending […]

6 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Pregnancy After 40

Here, you’ll find tips for getting pregnant in your 40s plus inspiration from a 51 year old woman who is enjoying a healthy pregnancy! Yes, she is rare…but she shows what’s possible. If you want to have a baby, you’re a woman over 40, and you’re considering in vitro fertilization (IVF), you’ll be inspired by Mary Beth’s story… “I woke up […]

8 Ways to Survive IVF Without Feeling Sorry for Yourself

I hesitated to pair the phrases “survive IVF” (in vitro fertilization) with “without feeling sorry for yourself” because I know how painful and difficult fertility treatments are. I struggled with self-pity during my infertility roller coaster, and found that feeling sorry for myself made everything worse. These tips for surviving IVF — and fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization […]

Things to Consider When You’re Single and Want a Baby

Are you ready to be a single mother? These suggestions are inspired by one of my Blossom readers. “I want a baby so badly,” Lisa says. “But I’m single. What do I do?” In Choosing Single Motherhood: The Thinking Woman’s Guide, Mikki Morrissette addresses the most common questions and concerns of women who want to have a baby but are […]

Should You Try In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) to Get Pregnant?

Here are four things to consider if you’re thinking about trying in vitro fertilization (IVF) to get pregnant – especially if you’re reluctant to try IVF because you want to get pregnant naturally. These tips are inspired by The Parable of the Flood – it’s a story that may help you overcome the disappointment of not conceiving a baby naturally. […]

How to Choose a Fertility Clinic

These tips on how to choose a fertility clinic will help you decide which infertility services and doctors will best meet your needs. In this article, I also offer a brief answer to the “what is in vitro fertilization?” question and a summary of how much in vitro fertilization and other fertility treatments cost. In It Starts with the Egg: […]