I Hate Insurance and I Want a Baby
In the past six months we’ve moved from full coverage for IVF to partial coverage (blood work and u/s only) to no coverage. I switched jobs, and lost the full coverage that I had. DH’s insurance plan would cover the u/s and blood work, and any tests that we needed (about $5,000 of a cycle’s total cost). But, he just informed me that they’re changing carriers starting...
Open Door Policy
I think that all I want to say in this post is that if we choose adoption right now, we’re not walking away from IVF forever. It’s a peculiar place to be. I think it takes a lot of strength, and frankly I’m not sure where I’ll find it, to choose adoption when we know that we could do more treatments. No one has told us “you can’t have children.” To the...
Seven months ago, I experienced a chemical pregnancy, and a loss at 5 weeks. To date, this is the only confirmed pregnancy I’ve experienced. We transferred two embryos on day six of our first IVF cycle. A few days later I felt implantation cramps. My first beta at 12 DPO was 19. The nurse said to me “you are pregnant.” But, we all knew 19 wasn’t high enough. The second beta...