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dark side of IVF

Dark side of IVF revealed 40 years later

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Hello to both new and longtime blog readers. Many of you know I drop by Coming2Terms from time to time to share my latest reporting and advocacy work. It’s been a dozen-plus years since we&hellip

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Infertility insights shared by Coming2Terms readers

Looking for Infertility Insights?

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Hello new readers and visitors… If you’re here for infertility insights you’re in the right place. You’ll find 279 blog posts and 5,042 comments — all shared since Coming2Terms started in February 2007. Take a&hellip

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Getting Comfortable in My Barren Skin

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Exercise-induced endorphins aside I think it’s safe to say that I’m getting much more comfortable in my barren skin, glowing now thanks to the Lifecyle 9100 recumbent bike. I’ve had more than a few “infertility&hellip

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Brangelina “Not Defective,” Just Impatient is All

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Enough! Give me back the gossip magazines of old. Where’s Bjork? I want Thelma and Louise! I long for days when fashion snafus on the red carpet and stars on their exotic vacations filled the&hellip

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IVF memory

IVF: Five Years Ago Frozen in Time

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This week marks the five year anniversary of my last IVF cycle, my last egg retrieval and embryo transfer. I was doing my best not to dwell on it but how could I not? That&hellip

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Can We Really Quantify Loss?

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Death has been a little too familiar of late. On the same day my friend lost her brother my uncle passed away. A man in his mid-70s, I recall him mostly as shy and soft-spoken&hellip

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Avoiding Cul-de-Sacs

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With time to ponder on a long flight home I formulated a new travel-related analogy  to characterize the difference between living life fertile vs. infertile. The fertile contigent lives life to a large degree on&hellip

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It’s Not Right, But I Understand…

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This story: Man sold drugs to ‘pay for IVF’ on the BBC News website caught my eye and left me sympathetic toward the offending party. His defender had this to say: “This is a most&hellip

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Deciding When Enough is Enough with IVF

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There are generally three categories of couples in the infertility world: those considering treatment; those actively engaged in treatment; and those who grudgingly realize that they’ve reached the end of the road and cease IVF&hellip

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