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  1. Toddler True of false: parents should be able to screen IVF embryos, whether for disability or schizophrenia, or for intelligence. 2-18-2020 11:12am (24 replies)
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    • why just IVF embryos? 2-18-2020 11:12am
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      • This post has been disliked 3 times. showbecause you can't screen embryos that are imbedded into uterus 2-18-2020 11:13am
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        • sure you can. at 12 weeks 2-18-2020 11:14am
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          • oh honey 2-18-2020 11:14am
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            • oh honey what? WTF. 2-18-2020 11:15am
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              • 12 weeks is not an embryo, it's a fetus 2-18-2020 11:15am
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                • so? then the FETUS can be screened. that's semantics 2-18-2020 11:16am
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                  • LOL no, it's not 'semantics' you stupid little person 2-18-2020 11:18am
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                    • too bad they didn't have this screening for your mother 2-18-2020 11:19am
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          • but then you wasted 3 months being pregnant 2-18-2020 11:26am
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    • sure, if it was possible, but its not 2-18-2020 11:13am
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    • Things like birth defects, developmental/mental illness (if that were possible), disabilities...sure. Things like intelligence? I don't know, that's a slippery slope. 2-18-2020 11:16am
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      • ^it wouldn't be possibl. 2-18-2020 11:16am
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      • That's already possible and common. Not the intelligence part. 2-18-2020 11:19am
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      • it's polygenic, so more difficult 2-18-2020 11:20am
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    • is not wanted, what do they do with the embryos? 2-18-2020 11:16am
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      • donated or destroyed. this has been happening with ivf for the past 30+ years. nothing new 2-18-2020 11:18am
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    • agreed. 2-18-2020 11:23am
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  2. Toddler Holy eff! I just calculated. I went from taking zero pills daily to 12 pills a day now TTC & doing IVF. 2-17-2020 5:02pm (5 replies)
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    • 13 medications if you count the shot. 2-17-2020 5:02pm
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    • TIBC. We are not breeders anymore 2-17-2020 5:05pm
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    • Of course. You are undergoing treatment now. How did you think if would work? 2-17-2020 5:06pm
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    • I think someone I follow on Instagram is doing ivf because suddenly all of my explorer page is all about ttc and of tests and what not 2-17-2020 5:08pm
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    • I did IVF and it was just shots 2-17-2020 5:09pm
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  3. Toddler Anyone successful with IVF? Did you rest a lot following 2 days after transfer, or were you actively moving a lot? 2-17-2020 3:48pm (16 replies)
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    • I was! I went to work the next day 2-17-2020 3:48pm
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      • how many transfers did it take? Thanks! 2-17-2020 3:51pm
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        • 2. I got pregnant on the first but it wasnt viable. Second transfer is in the other room making tik toks 2-17-2020 3:51pm
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          • I only have one embryo! I'm praying and praying that it will work! I don't know if I have it in me to go through another cycle. 2-17-2020 3:53pm
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            • how old are you? 2-17-2020 3:57pm
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              • I'm 39 yo, ttc #1! I'm very late to the game I know. 2-17-2020 4:03pm
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          • LOL, my one and only transplant is doing the SAME thing! 2-17-2020 4:00pm
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    • Yes, minimal rest. Doc said he didn't think it made a bit of difference, but it made people feel they'd done everything. 2-17-2020 3:49pm
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      • how many transfers did it take? thanks! Yes, I want to feel like I'm doing everything I can; i'm even eating pineapple core 2-17-2020 3:51pm
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    • I did! Kind of chilled out the day of transfer but regular activity after within 24 hours. First transfer failed but second resulted in fraternal twins. Good luck! 2-17-2020 3:55pm
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      • thanks! I"m freaking out because I only have one embryo! I feel like I can't lose... 2-17-2020 3:57pm
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        • your doctor was willing to transfer two embryos? my doctor was adamant about only transfering one, but I only have one to begin with anyway 2-17-2020 3:58pm
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          • DB has two girls in his baby group whose mom transferred them at the same time. Maybe it depends on the doctor? 2-17-2020 4:07pm
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        • I was 38 and after first attempt with 2 failed they transferred 4! 2-17-2020 4:35pm
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    • My sister did three transfers and has two kids. She rested. And read a lot of affirmations aloud. 2-17-2020 4:05pm
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    • No. I treated it just like any other day. 2-17-2020 4:09pm
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  4. Toddler In a way I think it will be freeing when women are obsolete. We can maybe start our own society....(more) 2-17-2020 3:28pm (16 replies)
    • Surgeons think they can play God but no one will ever be able to impregnate a man. 2-17-2020 3:29pm
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      • Men CAN get pregnant. You've never heard of the pregnant man? 2-17-2020 3:29pm
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        • I've heard of mentally ill pregnant women 2-17-2020 3:29pm
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        • that was a transgendered man. Still had the physical anatomy of a XX. 2-17-2020 3:30pm
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          • That's a super transphobic thing to say 2-17-2020 3:30pm
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            • no, gender is one thing, sex is another, and the transgendered man had the xx chromosomes and build of an assigned at birth female. You can't change your chromosomes 2-17-2020 3:31pm
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              • XX doesn't make him female, though. Those are MALE xx chromosomes. 2-17-2020 3:33pm
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      • men wont be raising kids wo women lol 2-17-2020 3:30pm
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    • even with a uterus transplant there are 1000 other things that go into making a baby happen. It's not easy and even women struggle. Hormones etc.. even IVF fails in women 2-17-2020 3:29pm
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    • panic!!! everyone panic!!!!!!!!!!!!! 2-17-2020 3:30pm
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      • Everyone pretend its not happening! Its not approved woke speech to discuss women's rights. 2-17-2020 3:31pm
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        • remember when gay marriage meant people would marry dogs soon... 2-17-2020 3:33pm
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          • They had a point. When we don't learn to create boundaries, we end up wtih men winning all of the women's olympic sports. 2-17-2020 3:34pm
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            • ^^just because we legalized gay marriage doesn't mean every sexual variation needs to be celebrated. 2-17-2020 3:34pm
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        • i hate teh woke stuff and i hate your posts. 2-17-2020 3:33pm
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    • If PG could get rid of just one poster, I'd choose you. Even over Cut and Paste and IMCP. 2-17-2020 3:32pm
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  5. Toddler IVF - day 3 of progesterone shots...no sore butts...yet! I hope it stays this easy 2-17-2020 3:09pm (0 replies)
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  6. Toddler IVF moms! I did it. I gave myself my first progesterone shot with 1.5" needle and it didn't hurt! OMG, I was so nervous seeing that gigantic needle! 2-15-2020 11:28am (8 replies)
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    • well done!! I did plenty of the sub-cutaneous shots myself, but had to have DH do the progesterone! 2-15-2020 11:30am
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      • subcutaneous were easy because the needle was soo thin and short; that I handled like a champ. I hesisated with the progesterone though and took many deep breaths before jabbing...(more) 2-15-2020 11:31am
        it in
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        • i wish all shots were subcutaneous. 2-15-2020 11:31am
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        • you're amazing!good luck on this cycle! 2-15-2020 11:31am
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          • thanks so much :) I only have one embryo, so praying and praying that it sticks! 2-15-2020 11:31am
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            • my successful cycle was a single, 4-celled embryo...you just never know!! 2-15-2020 11:33am
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            • NP: Praying for you! 2-15-2020 11:33am
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    • I read that as 1.5 FOOT needle. gah 2-15-2020 11:37am
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  7. Toddler I conceived both dc with no assisted repro tech, but I just read this and was overwhelmed and moved. I am bawling now. It's NYT illustrated (graphic-novel-style) interviews w...(more) 2-15-2020 10:15am (1 reply)
    families who went through IVF: https://nyti.ms/2tzHdEu
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    • really. i thought it was a nice story 2-15-2020 10:18am
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  8. Toddler Anyone did IVF, transfered one embryo and had identical twins? What is the probability of that happening? 2-12-2020 7:02pm (9 replies)
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    • this happened to a friend of mine. I think the transfer slightly increases the chances of an embryo splitting 2-12-2020 7:02pm
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    • really rare 2-12-2020 7:03pm
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    • As I recall, it's somewhat higher chances if they do ICSI (where they inject the sperm directly into the egg), which was pretty common back when I did IVF. 2-12-2020 7:03pm
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      • I did icsi, but then later froze the embryo 2-12-2020 7:03pm
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      • ^^my friend got pg with identical twins after IVF 2-12-2020 7:04pm
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    • the probability of SET leading to multiple (primarily twin) is 1.6% 2-12-2020 7:10pm
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    • According to this its a 34% increase over the regular rate whichbis 1.6%. So just over 2% 2-12-2020 7:17pm
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  9. Toddler I thought IVF egg retrieval was hard; OMG, preparing for frozen embryo transfer is also hard. I'm on meds and now I'm spotting in between and I'm just worried it gonna get...(more) 2-6-2020 4:28pm (22 replies)
    canceled
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    • I didn't find either to be hard. 2-6-2020 4:29pm
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      • i kinda prefer the egg retrieval meds; just shots morning and night; no remembering to take meds in afternoon as well. 2-6-2020 4:30pm
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        • My RE didn't believe in the ass shots so gave me pills. And the belly shots were so nothing I didn't even think of them as shots. 2-6-2020 4:33pm
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          • I have to insert a pill vaginally; and it makes my vagina leak blue stuff from the blue pill. 2-6-2020 4:34pm
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            • wow, lol. I had mega doses of meds--my med cycle cost $12k--and it still wasn't bad. 2-6-2020 4:35pm
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              • ^good luck btw!!!! 2-6-2020 4:35pm
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              • oh gosh! I did 2 egg retrievals and it ran out of my insurance $25K coverage already and I still owe 10K out of pocket. 2-6-2020 4:36pm
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            • and to make matters worse, I'm now spotting or having a light bleed from beginning this yesterday 2-6-2020 4:35pm
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    • good luck to you! it's been 12 years so I don't remember much. is this your first? 2-6-2020 4:31pm
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      • my first embryo transfer yes! Only one embryo was viable! I'm so anxious about it not working out :( 2-6-2020 4:33pm
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        • your first DB? 2-6-2020 4:34pm
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          • yes! 2-6-2020 4:34pm
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            • wow! exciting! what does RE say? how long have you been trying? 2-6-2020 4:35pm
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              • only a year, but I married at 38 and I have PCOS, so I knew I was gonna have trouble coupled with my age.. 2-6-2020 4:36pm
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                • and it's true; I had a few day 5 embryos and only one came back normal. 2-6-2020 4:37pm
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                • well, best of luck to you. I had 2 failed cycles. I finally got pg w/ ivf & frozen embryos. my next 2 pregnancies were natural. you just never know! don't rule anything out! 2-6-2020 4:39pm
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                  • thanks! WOW! You actually had 2 natural pregnancies? That's amazing! How old were you if I may asK? 2-6-2020 4:40pm
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                    • I was young. 33 when I got pg for the first time. we tried for 2 plus years & finally ivf worked. I got pg when DB was a year old. then at 38we just said let's see what...(more) 2-6-2020 4:44pm
                      happens and 8 months later was pg w #3.
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    • how old are you? 2-6-2020 4:32pm
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  10. Toddler How much was IVF for you? 2-2-2020 2:30pm (1 reply)
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  11. Toddler If you were doing IVF, would you help DH collect his sperm? 2-2-2020 2:16pm (14 replies)
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    • If it got the job done 2-2-2020 2:16pm
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    • Why wouldn’t I? 2-2-2020 2:16pm
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      • Wouldn't you just have him masturbate? 2-2-2020 2:20pm
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        • If he wanted me to be involved so it felt more like a shared activity of course I’d do it 2-2-2020 2:22pm
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      • In SDI tor’s office? 2-2-2020 2:22pm
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    • Why not? I would prefer he do it himself but whatever works I guess. 2-2-2020 2:17pm
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    • They don’t allow that 2-2-2020 2:18pm
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      • Yes they do 2-2-2020 2:20pm
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        • Not at Cornell. 2-2-2020 2:22pm
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          • Do they do anything to stop it? 2-2-2020 2:24pm
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            • I posted below, also Cornell. Dh had an appointment to give semen at a lab. They put him a dimly lit room with porn. 2-2-2020 2:28pm
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              • ^no one is concerned about a intimate experience. By the time you get to IVF you want a baby a quickly as possible! 2-2-2020 2:29pm
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    • I didn't. He went to some lab during his lunch hour. 2-2-2020 2:19pm
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    • Yes. 2-2-2020 2:25pm
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  12. Toddler This post has been disliked 3 times. showUgh. df has triplets and is NEVER home. Like for weeks at a time. The dcs are so screwed up. They sent the DS to $$$$ boarding school so they wouldn't have to deal with him but...(more) 1-29-2020 11:06pm (1 reply)
    honestly, why have kids. IVF babies
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  13. Toddler Ivf moms? how bad is this. good friend did her first retrieval this week. she had 20, 13 were mature. day 5 blast today and only one made it to blast but 9 more may be a 6 day bl....(more) 1-25-2020 3:04pm (4 replies)
    blast. she implied that even if they do make it til tomorrow that those embryos would be far inferior. she's totally heartbroken. how bad is it?
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    • there is no day 6. 1-25-2020 3:10pm
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      • thanks i try to tell her that but she is so down about the whole thing, im so hopeful for her. 1-25-2020 3:12pm
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        • ^ meant for poster below. i dont know what youre talking about no day 6 poster 1-25-2020 3:12pm
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    • It only takes one :) I did IVF with DE and lived the nightmare of being told everything was going GREAT to be downgraded as each day prior to retrieval went by to finally being...(more) 1-25-2020 3:10pm
      told with my legs spread open on the table and DH at my side that we had less than 60% chance. Welp. That child is out with DH right now running errands and is an amazing kid, light of my life. It only takes one. I wish your friend the best of luck.
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  14. Toddler Why do you think that Amy Schumer is doing IVF? She didn’t do this with her first pregnancy. I wonder what has changed? I know it’s none of my business but since she put it out there...(more) 1-10-2020 9:20am (13 replies)
    You don’t do IVF if you’re using a surrogate. They’ve already retrieved her eggs and frozen them so now what is the IVF for?
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    • IIDGAF 1-10-2020 9:21am
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    • Maybe secondary infertility. Dylan Dreyer had that. 1-10-2020 9:22am
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      • ^I have no idea if she had to do IVF though. 1-10-2020 9:22am
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    • secondary infertility. it's a thing, look it up 1-10-2020 9:22am
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      • But her kid is only like less than a year? 1-10-2020 9:24am
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        • 🤷🏻‍♀️ 1-10-2020 9:25am
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        • Do we really know what she did the first go around? 1-10-2020 9:28am
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          • On her insta post, she said she didn’t have a background with ivf 1-10-2020 9:30am
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            • that is clever, she may have lucked out with IUI 1-10-2020 9:31am
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    • secondary infertility 1-10-2020 9:28am
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    • She may be freezing her eggs. 1-10-2020 9:28am
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    • I’m wondering too. Maybe they said she had low egg count and Ivf was the only way ?? 1-10-2020 9:28am
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    • bodies & conditions can change, I needed IVF the first pregnancy and didn't for the next 1-10-2020 9:30am
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  15. Toddler Did Amy Schumer use IVF for her first pregnancy? I didn’t think so but am I wrong? 1-9-2020 9:40pm (8 replies)
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    • didnt she just have a baby? 1-9-2020 9:43pm
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    • No she didn’t. I think she wants to use a surrogate so they are retrieving eggs 1-9-2020 9:47pm
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      • why 1-9-2020 9:48pm
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        • Bad morning sickness throughout pregnancy and then a bad c section but it could be other reasons 1-9-2020 9:49pm
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          • what was bad about her c section. 1-9-2020 9:53pm
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            • Deep cut due to endometriosis 1-9-2020 9:55pm
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              • oh that sucks. i did think her scar looks much larger than mine. just had one 4mo ago 1-9-2020 9:55pm
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        • She was very sick her entire pregnancy. Hypergravmisis or whatever 1-9-2020 9:49pm
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  16. Toddler IVF - should I see Davis at Cornell or Tortoriello at SIRM? I am 39 and have PCOS. Thanks! 1-9-2020 12:18pm (3 replies)
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    • i have no idea. didn't have these issues 1-9-2020 12:18pm
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    • Do you have any dcs? 1-9-2020 12:18pm
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  17. Toddler My ds who is 11 was an IVF baby. ive never told him about it, would you?. its just never come up 1-9-2020 11:49am (29 replies)
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    • sure 1-9-2020 11:50am
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    • I would, but I've always been very open with the kids about our fertility struggles. 1-9-2020 11:50am
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      • hmmm. i guess we've never talked about it. im divorced now so it just seems like it makes no difference in his life. 1-9-2020 11:51am
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    • sure. It's not a "we need to have a talk" moment but why hide it? 1-9-2020 11:50am
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      • i dont know...its just never been in a discussion of ours. 1-9-2020 11:51am
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    • better he hears it from you then find out later and be hurt 1-9-2020 11:51am
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      • why would he be hurt how he was conceived? They're both his real parents. It's not like being adopted and not being told 1-9-2020 11:53am
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        • This post has been disliked 3 times. showhe's a test tube baby. not saying there's anything wrong with that per se, but it's quite a shock. it's not what you'd call "normal." Just saying it's a lot for 1-9-2020 11:54am
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          • I'm undergoing IVF right now and don't think it's that big a deal that I might need to tell him/her in the future. It's still from my egg and DH's sperm 1-9-2020 11:55am
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            • imo, it's the same was whether the kid was born from c section or naturally. 1-9-2020 11:56am
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              • np: A lot of medical stuff later in life asks about your prenatal environment and birth. Why wouldn't you give your kid this info about herself? 1-9-2020 12:13pm
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            • yeah, again, you might want to take some time to process this yourself, assuming it's successful. it's not something to make a hasty decision about, but the good news is you've...(more) 1-9-2020 11:56am
              got time. good luck, mama.
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            • i kind of agree with this - genetics are the same, so not such a big deal. hiding an adoption or surrogate egg/sperm much bigger deal. 1-9-2020 11:56am
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          • ^a lot for a kid to process 1-9-2020 11:55am
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            • np: I don't see how someone would be hurt over this type of information. 1-9-2020 11:57am
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    • it doesn't seem worthy of conversation to me...was it a big deal in your life and is it even relevant to him? most of us don't discuss conception with our kids 1-9-2020 11:53am
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      • This 1-9-2020 12:09pm
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      • That's because for thousands of years, there was only ONE path to conception -- or there were others (ie, an affair) that people had reason to want to lie about. That has...(more) 1-9-2020 12:12pm
        changed.
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    • why would you? 1-9-2020 11:53am
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      • thats what im saying. i dont see a need 1-9-2020 12:02pm
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        • There isn’t. 1-9-2020 12:10pm
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    • I don’t know that you need to tell 1-9-2020 11:57am
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    • DS was conceived when I slept with his father for the first time. I figured he would figure it out, he was shocked when I told him. Age, 18. 1-9-2020 12:03pm
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    • I take it that the people he calls mom and dad are his genetic mother and father? They just happened to mix in a test tube? 1-9-2020 12:05pm
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    • A normal part of human identity formation is learning your origin story: "where do babies come from" is part of the "where do I come from" story. And why wouldn't you want yo...(more) 1-9-2020 12:08pm
      kids to know the facts about their identities? They seem like boring facts to us, but to most every human, any fact that directly implicates THEM seems interesting. So, at some point in the next few months, find some opening to tell: "yes, she is pg. Of course, for your father and I, the process had a few extra steps. We could not conceive through intercourse, so to make you, we used IVF, and you were implanted in my uterus on day 5."
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    • No 1-9-2020 12:08pm
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    • Why wouldn't you 1-9-2020 12:10pm
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  18. Toddler Which IVF center did you use if you're in NYC? I'm with RMA of NY and not really happy with them. 1-9-2020 11:45am (12 replies)
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    • RMA. 1-9-2020 11:46am
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      • did you have success? How many IVF did you go through? Who was your doctor? I feel like my doctor is way too conservative 1-9-2020 11:46am
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        • Yes. two rounds. one healthy live birth. Laurence Grunfeld. I was 43 at the time. 1-9-2020 11:47am
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          • DId you do frozen or fresh transfer? I'm so happy for you. 1-9-2020 11:48am
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            • are you still on? fresh. 1-9-2020 11:57am
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    • where are you in the cycle? 1-9-2020 11:48am
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      • I did 2 egg retrievals (1 canceled) right now and waiting for transfer. But the egg retrieval results were dismal. 1-9-2020 11:56am
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        • did they talk to you about it? what are your fertility issues? 1-9-2020 12:02pm
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          • that's the thing I am hating about them! You can't talk to the doctor. I basically have PCOS and am 39, but the # of eggs I was stimmed for was very low for PCOS. My AFC was...(more) 1-9-2020 12:06pm
            very high intially, so I was expecting lots of eggs.
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            • ^I can't ask them any questions about my treatment or why the results were what they were.. 1-9-2020 12:07pm
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              • can you make an appt w.the dr? i remember i had to do that. 1-9-2020 12:08pm
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    • Initially went to Cornell, then switched to Dr. Moomjy. It is a private practice and procedures are done at NYU. She is wonderful 1-9-2020 11:50am
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  19. Toddler Anyone did IVF in NYC? Which center should I go to? Not really happy with RMA of NY. 1-8-2020 7:36pm (12 replies)
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    • cornell 1-8-2020 7:36pm
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    • I was very unhappy with Cornell. Switched to RMA-NJ and SO much better. I tested positive yesterday! It’s important to note RMA-NJ and RMA-NYC are not fully connected/the same...(more) 1-8-2020 7:39pm
      same thing and the NJ one has a better reputation. I’m not sure if that’s an option for you. I’m sorry I don’t have a personal recommendation for NYC other than to stay away from Cornell
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      • congrats! i used RMA of philadelphia and have twins 1-8-2020 7:40pm
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        • Thank you! It’s still really early but I’m excited! 1-8-2020 7:40pm
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          • we all started out really early at one point :) good luck 1-8-2020 7:42pm
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      • CONGRATULATIONS!!! RMA of NJ is too far; i don't think they have locations in jersey city. 1-8-2020 7:48pm
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        • btw, how many transfers or ivf cycles did you do? Did you do any at cornell? 1-8-2020 7:49pm
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          • 1 cycle of freezing at Cornell. 1 cycle of IVF at RMA-NJ 1-8-2020 7:51pm
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            • you did fresh cycle at RMA? I'm so happy for you! 1-8-2020 7:51pm
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              • No, it was frozen. They like to do PGS testing 1-8-2020 7:52pm
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                • ^and that means frozen 1-8-2020 7:52pm
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        • Are you sure? My friend lives there and used RMA-NJ and she wasn’t driving far. It’s a small satellite office for monitoring. For the major procedures you go to Basking Ridge but...(more) 1-8-2020 7:53pm
          that’s just the retrieval and transfer
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  20. Toddler This day is going SO slowly. Nothing to do at work so just counting down the hours until I tests to see if my IVF cycle worked. 1-7-2020 2:02pm (7 replies)
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    • Oh wow, GL! Is today the day you test? 1-7-2020 2:03pm
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      • I’m supposed to test with RE Thurs. But everyone in my IVF forum said they had good results with testing early, just realize a negative means probably not but still a tiny chance...(more) 1-7-2020 2:05pm
        because it’s early
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        • Yup, you're pretty close. Might be a faint positive. I wouldn't be able to wait either. Report back, I'll stick this! 1-7-2020 2:09pm
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          • It was a 5 day embryo so according to the board it’s ok to test now (vs 3 day embryo). I’ll report back! 1-7-2020 2:11pm
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            • Op: I tested positive!! 1-7-2020 6:56pm
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              • OMG, congrats!!!! First IVF? Do you have other children? 1-8-2020 8:48am
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    • what kind of work you do? 1-7-2020 2:04pm
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  21. Toddler Anyone here take synthoid? How bad is a TSH of 4.3? IVF doctor wants it below 2.5 1-6-2020 4:12pm (6 replies)
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    • Not too bad. It is within norm for aome people but I take 137 mg and it goes uo and down depending on stress etc 1-6 1-6-2020 4:13pm
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      • do you break some pills in half? My one pill is 50mg 1-6-2020 4:14pm
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    • I take it - no side effects just part of daily routine. 1-6-2020 4:14pm
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      • I've been taking it for 2 weeks and I've noticed that I am exhausted by 7pm! Is that an intended side effect? I thought it should give me more energy! 1-6-2020 4:14pm
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    • It’s not bad. I dont take synthroid unless it goes to 7-8 and even that is a marginal case, says my endo. 1-6-2020 4:17pm
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      • can't believe I am benched from embryo transfer for a month to get the levels down! 1-6-2020 4:18pm
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  22. Toddler I met a dog breeder at the dog park, she had the mom and 2 of the offspring, I asked what the dad looked like "I don't know, he came frozen from Calif" It never occurred to me...(more) 1-5-2020 12:45pm (5 replies)
    that they do IVF for dogs. but why not
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    • insemination 1-5-2020 12:45pm
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    • For cows and horses, most of breeding is done that way 1-5-2020 12:50pm
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      • OP I know so I'm not sure why I was surprised 1-5-2020 12:51pm
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      • I was at fed ex once were a dude was shipping out horse semen in dry ice 1-5-2020 1:10pm
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  23. Toddler Anyone did IVF? Did your TSH suddenly shoot up after stimming? I'm now benched for a month while I take synthoid to lower my TSH in order to do transfer 1-2-2020 4:17pm (0 replies)
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  24. Toddler This post has been disliked 5 times. showI have a complicated relationship with a college girlfriend. She kept trying to date hedge fund guys and finally found one in her mid 40s (he was retired and broke but that's...(more) 1-2-2020 9:09am (29 replies)
    another story) and then couldn't have a baby. She kept having miscarriages and refused to try for IVF or any other interventions. She got really mad at our mutual friend who suggested if she wanted a baby to just go out and adopt, foster, get IVF, whatever and to stop moaning about it. Now she posts constantly with her dog and is like "my dog is my child." I am writing passive aggressive remarks in our group chats when the girls posts xmas photos, etc like 'hey everyone looks beautiful and omg everyone's kids are gorgeous" -- I am so annoyed by her
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    • you are mean. 1-2-2020 9:10am
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      • SHe didn't want a DC but she wanted to be a victim of not having one. 1-2-2020 9:12am
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    • Ok 1-2-2020 9:10am
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    • I would not adopt either. 1-2-2020 9:10am
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    • Why do you even bother? How strange. 1-2-2020 9:10am
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      • Because she is woe-is-me about the child thing but the truth is she could have had IVF but then she'd have to stop going to bars, traveling with childless people every weekend,...(more) 1-2-2020 9:11am
        etc. She made a choice she is not a victim
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        • not if she was that old. donor egg or nothing. 1-2-2020 9:12am
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          • Our friends did a donor egg. Her doctor told her her eggs were fine. Miscarriages were because of some blood issue. 1-2-2020 9:12am
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        • What’s your malfunction? 1-2-2020 9:12am
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        • Neither are you so stop acting like it 1-2-2020 9:13am
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        • Ick. She’s irritating and youre awful 1-2-2020 9:16am
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        • Stop talking about it. Find something else from your 20 years of friendship to discuss 1-2-2020 9:20am
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    • a doctor told her no ivf if she was mid 40's. she just didn't tell you that. even nyu wont do that age 1-2-2020 9:11am
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      • Sweetie, she was not told no because there was no IVF. ANd I know because I got the blow-by-blow for three years. 1-2-2020 9:12am
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        • sweetie, she got married mid 40's, there was no way to do ivf . 1-2-2020 9:12am
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          • She was told by her GYN she could. 1-2-2020 9:13am
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            • gyns do don't ivf 1-2-2020 9:13am
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              • No one said they do, dear 1-2-2020 9:13am
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                • Then your point is idiotic. if she went to any re they would say they wouldn't 1-2-2020 9:14am
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    • You are a terrible friend. 1-2-2020 9:12am
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    • that lives in you, that ugly feeling. that's not healthy. 1-2-2020 9:12am
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    • fakester 1-2-2020 9:12am
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    • I know women like that, victims and then their dog has to be front and center and you have to ask after it like a child 1-2-2020 9:13am
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    • and this makes you feel GREAT 1-2-2020 9:13am
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    • Why are you friends at all with people who upset you? How childish. 1-2-2020 9:15am
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  25. Toddler My good friend has been ttc for 2 years with no success. t heyre starting ivf next month and as a distraction got a foster dog about a month ago. shortly after they found out he...(more) 12-30-2019 8:39pm (1 reply)
    dog was pregnant. straight out of sex and the city. she had NINE puppies this week!
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