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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The Longest Two Week Wait
Let us tell ya, those two weeks of waiting after an artificial insemination aren’t exactly the fastest two weeks you’ll experience. Each passing day, each questioning thought passed by slowly for us. To get right to it, we’d advise anyone on the same boat to create a full schedule or literally go away for vacationContinue reading “The Longest Two Week Wait”
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”
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 Question: How much is it?
How much is it? This is one of the most popular questions we receive regarding our fertility treatment. The ranges in prices and options is quite vast for numerous reasons: insurance, location, type of fertility treatment, which cyrobank, etcetera. While we cannot tell you all the different pricing scenarios, we can share about our own.Continue reading “The Question: How much is it?”