Her hand quivered as she showed me the pregnancy test stick. Pregnant? Pregnant?! Maya was pregnant! I voiced, “Oh my god” even though neither of us could hear.
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Our First Insemination Experience
On Sunday, October 4th at 7:30am, Maya and I drove to Columbia Fertility Associates. We entered Suite 101. Most lights were off. The secretary/nurses hadn’t yet arrived. Another patient was waiting around the corner. We both walked over to the receptionist desk to wait for someone. While we waited, we noticed a sign that saidContinue reading “Our First Insemination Experience”
Lets talk about sperm.
Definitions first: There are 3 types of donors. Known Donor: A known donor will not be the legal parent of a child if the child is conceived through a licensed fertility clinic and the birth person can enter into an agreement providing for their partner to be other legal parent, regardless of whether or notContinue reading “Lets talk about sperm.”
We were told to go Couple’s Counseling.
After our initial consultation with our chosen reproductive endocrinologist (RE) at Columbia Fertility Associates (CFA), we received a Donor Recipient Cycling Checklist. For someone like me, this was helpful in keeping us organized with tracking the several steps involving assisted reproductive procedures such as artificial insemination. This checklist included a recommendation to have what CFAContinue reading “We were told to go Couple’s Counseling.”
The Mighty Fertility Checklist
The first time we step into the place that would hopefully help us in procreating our first child was on July 10th 2020. We were barely married having done an at-home officiation of our own little ceremony with family on Zoom just weeks earlier! With giddy nerves, we drove up to Columbia Fertility Associates (CFA)Continue reading “The Mighty Fertility Checklist”
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