Here are the tangible items I brought with me on the trip that really made a difference and recommend you also bring with you on your trip abroad for egg freezing or IVF!
Of all the places in the world to travel to for IVF, I chose Bulgaria. Read on to see if it is a destination you would consider for IVF.
Encouraging and welcoming curiosity is instrumental to learning. When curious, we are much more likely to remember what we learned about that subject.
Humans have existed and lived for thousands of years prior to any formal writing systems. We were born to be storytelling animals. Storytelling was a crucial part of how information, shared beliefs, and values were passed down. It still is. Think: eat this delicious berry. Not this poisonous berry! (that just so happens to look likeRead the Post
This post is for anyone who is selecting a sperm donor or considering Spain as a destination for in vitro fertilization. How I learned about open ID vs. non-contact donors in my family building journey (I share this, so you don’t have to waste your time in deciding what’s right for you WHILE you learnRead the Post
I have to say that using Facebook groups in my family building journey has been both a good thing and a bad thing. Facebook groups? Well it’s a bit like dating…until you meet a really good one you sometimes have no idea how bad the bad ones are! Even within categories like infertility and assistedRead the Post
It took six FRIGGIN’ months from the moment I selected the donor to eventually have the donorsperm vials shipped AND ARRIVE to the clinic in Kyiv in early September. At one point the patient care coordinator I was working with at the time asked me for a confirmation and reference number on the shipment. WUUUUUTT?Read the Post
I’m sure wine snobs look at me and think, how dare you! Drew Barrymore I was inspired to write this because of my love for wine! And coffee! My love for wine while beginning (and at times during) my fertility journey! This was part of my exploration on diet and on other lifestyle factors thatRead the Post
I know what you are thinking… “I wish I was the old me. The old me…before infertility.” You may become disconnected from a version of yourself that is no longer accessible: “Where did old me go?” It will be as if she never existed…she’s so far removed from your current reality. That realization could inspireRead the Post
Usually, we hear about mindset in regard to money and the law of attraction. I really think there is such a strong link between adaptive mindsets in fertility and the abundance/lack mindset. What is the abundance mindset? The abundance mindset is choosing to believe wholeheartedly that everything desired by you has the ability to happenRead the Post