Looking to Be a Mom Through DE

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  1. Updated in the post below ( m). n/t. View entire thread! - Sugar on Feb 5, 2016
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  3. Delaware Institute for Reproductive Medicine!! View entire thread! - Anonymous on Feb 4, 2016
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  5. why my doc said de is not as "foreign" as we think View entire thread! - birdy1600 on Jan 29, 2016
    1. I just read this recently. (loss ment) - KarenGH on Jan 29, 2016
    2. It is complicated yes with unanswered questions - Anonymous on Feb 2, 2016
     
  6. Synthroid for a thyroid level of 2.75? thyroid questions View entire thread! - readytotry on Jan 29, 2016
    1. Re: Synthroid for a thyroid level of 2.75? thyroid questions - Anonymous on Jan 30, 2016
    2. TSH - anon on Jan 30, 2016
      1. 1 - Anonymous on Jan 31, 2016
    3. during pregnancy (pg ment....obvs !) - Al on Jan 31, 2016
    4. Also important for fetal development - Leeba on Jan 31, 2016
    5. Agree that TSH should be between 1 and 2, and T3 and T4 in optimal range - Kenny on Jan 31, 2016
    6. PS As Leeba and others have noted... - Kenny on Jan 31, 2016
      1. thanks!!! - ready2try on Jan 31, 2016
     
  7. Anybody know about freezing hatching or hatched blasts? View entire thread! - KarenGH on Jan 29, 2016
    1. Re: Anybody know about freezing hatching or hatched blasts? - Anonymous on Jan 29, 2016
      1. Interesting. - KarenGH on Jan 29, 2016
    2. CCRM said - Mimi on Jan 31, 2016
      1. Thanks, Mimi - KarenGH on Jan 31, 2016
        1. Re: Thanks, Mimi - Anonymous on Feb 2, 2016
     
  8. Sugar - did you end up transferring? View entire thread! - asd on Jan 28, 2016
    1. Thanks so much asd - Sugar on Jan 29, 2016
      1. Best of luck! - Leigh on Jan 29, 2016
      2. fingers crossed - Al on Jan 29, 2016
      3. Yee-haw! - Maggie in VA on Jan 29, 2016
      4. Good Luck - E&H on Jan 29, 2016
      5. Thanks very much ladies - Sugar on Jan 30, 2016
    2. Wishing you the best - keep us posted!! - Anonymous on Feb 2, 2016
    3. Well so far so good..(m)! - Sugar on Feb 3, 2016
      1. Woo Hoo ! - Al on Feb 4, 2016
        1. Thanks so much Al - Sugar on Feb 4, 2016
      2. RE is pleased - Sugar on Feb 5, 2016
      3. Great news!! - Leigh on Feb 5, 2016
     
  9. Difference between fresh and frozen transfers, stats? View entire thread! - Lisa on Jan 28, 2016
    1. National averages - Ann on Jan 28, 2016
     
  10. Frozen egg clinics with open donor contact at age 18? xpost View entire thread! - Linda on Jan 27, 2016
    1. Fet - Anonymous on Jan 28, 2016
    2. RBA's age cut-off is 50, I believe . . . - Maggie in VA on Jan 29, 2016
      1. Yes, I realize my wish list is significant! - Linda on Jan 29, 2016
        1. It can feel overwhelming! - Serendipitous on Jan 30, 2016
          1. Trying to remember . . . - Maggie in VA on Jan 30, 2016
            1. I would trade open contact to having adult photos provided. - Linda on Jan 30, 2016
              1. GIVF - Maggie in VA on Jan 31, 2016
                1. The problem is many clinics will not show you a database of donors until you are a patient - Ann on Jan 31, 2016
        2. Step by step - Mimi on Jan 31, 2016
          1. That's really valuable information re WA state . . . - Maggie in VA on Jan 31, 2016
          2. West coast may be more open (success implied) - Leeba on Feb 1, 2016
            1. I changed my requirement on open contact after much thought.I do require adult photos. - Linda on Feb 1, 2016
              1. I sympathize, the "become a patient before seeing the database" was a dealbreaker - Anon on Feb 1, 2016
                1. I am concerned about costs of using an agency and cons of doing fresh donor retrieval. - Linda on Feb 1, 2016
            2. Unfortunately, I have already aged out of Pacific Fertility. Cut off is age 50. n/t - Linda on Feb 1, 2016
              1. Was up until day before 51 when last I checked - Leeba on Feb 1, 2016
                1. I looked at Pacific Fertility Egg Bank associated with PF. - Linda on Feb 3, 2016
     
  11. Choosing clinic near NYC View entire thread! - arealivy on Jan 27, 2016
    1. NYC - anon on Jan 28, 2016
      1. My experience - Nyer on Jan 28, 2016
        1. Sorry to hear that - arealivy on Feb 1, 2016
    2. Re: Choosing clinic near NYC - Sue on Jan 28, 2016
    3. Re: Choosing clinic near NYC - Anonymous on Jan 28, 2016
    4. Re: Choosing clinic near NYC - Anonymous on Jan 28, 2016
      1. Cornell does do vitrification - Anonymous on Jan 31, 2016
    5. If you have the money . . . - Maggie in VA on Jan 28, 2016
      1. Seconding the CCRM recommendation, or RMA-NJ - Mimi on Jan 31, 2016
        1. CCRM / RMA-NJ Question - arealivy on Jan 31, 2016
          1. RMA - Sue on Jan 31, 2016
          2. CCRM - Mimi on Feb 4, 2016
        2. lower FET stats - Anonymous on Jan 31, 2016
    6. Re: Choosing clinic near NYC - Anonymous on Jan 29, 2016
      1. one year - NYer on Feb 1, 2016
     
  12. Partner of possible surrogate mom get STD testing? View entire thread! - Tine on Jan 27, 2016
    1. Re: Partner of possible surrogate mom get STD testing? - De2 on Jan 27, 2016
     
  13. Monitor can we ditch these ads? View entire thread! - birdy1600 on Jan 26, 2016
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  15. Anyone use a known donor for ED IVF? View entire thread! - New To This on Jan 24, 2016
    1. Make sure she will pass the clinic screening first - Anonymous on Jan 24, 2016
    2. Yes (success ment) - Leigh on Jan 24, 2016
    3. Just be sure to know *all* the players . . . - Maggie in VA on Jan 25, 2016
    4. I used a known donor - E&H on Jan 26, 2016
     
  16. How long after you have your donor until the start of the first ED IVF cycle? View entire thread! - New To This on Jan 22, 2016
    1. Re: How long after you have your donor until the start of the first ED IVF cycle? - Anonymous on Jan 22, 2016
    2. Re: How long after you have your donor until the start of the first ED IVF cycle? - De2 on Jan 22, 2016
    3. Just over 2 months for us - Anon on Jan 23, 2016
    4. It depends on your stat's regulations - New To This on Jan 24, 2016
      1. Also from NY state - Anonymous on Jan 24, 2016
     
  17. How do you find other IPs for a shared cycle? View entire thread! - Buzzword1 on Jan 19, 2016
    1. Re: How do you find other IPs for a shared cycle? - De2 on Jan 20, 2016
      1. Re: How do you find other IPs for a shared cycle? - Anonymous on Jan 20, 2016
    2. Try PVED.org - Mimi on Jan 22, 2016
     
  18. Lining update from post below ( other success ment) View entire thread! - Sugar on Jan 18, 2016
    1. yup (Success mentioned) - Lauren on Jan 18, 2016
      1. Thank you Lauren! - Sugar on Jan 18, 2016
    2. Yes (success ment) - Leigh on Jan 19, 2016
      1. Thank you Leigh! - Sugar on Jan 19, 2016
     
  19. Has anybody here used frozen donor eggs? (x-post) View entire thread! - KarenGH on Jan 17, 2016
    1. I have used frozen donor eggs - anon on Jan 17, 2016
      1. Thanks for your input. - KarenGH on Jan 18, 2016
    2. RBA Atlanta ( all ment) - Sugar on Jan 18, 2016
      1. Thank you. - KarenGH on Jan 18, 2016
        1. I understand - Sugar on Jan 18, 2016
    3. Re: Has anybody here used frozen donor eggs? (x-post) - Anonymous on Jan 18, 2016
      1. Thanks, but unfortunately, they have been having terrible stats for a while. - KarenGH on Jan 18, 2016
        1. Re: Thanks, but unfortunately, they have been having terrible stats for a while. - Anonymous on Jan 18, 2016
          1. Re: Thanks, but unfortunately, they have been having terrible stats for a while. - Anonymous on Jan 18, 2016
            1. Re: Thanks, but unfortunately, they have been having terrible stats for a while. - Anonymous on Jan 18, 2016
              1. Thank you. I'll check them out. nt - KarenGH on Jan 18, 2016
              2. Re: Thanks, but unfortunately, they have been having terrible stats for a while. - De2 on Jan 20, 2016
                1. Re: Thanks, but unfortunately, they have been having terrible stats for a while. - Anonymous on Jan 21, 2016
              3. Do you know anyone who has cycled there (Donor Nexus)? - KarenGH on Jan 21, 2016
                1. Re: Do you know anyone who has cycled there (Donor Nexus)? - Anonymous on Jan 21, 2016
                  1. Thanks you so much. - KarenGH on Jan 21, 2016
            2. They (CC) create embryos, though, instead of having donated ones. - KarenGH on Jan 18, 2016
              1. I don't have a problem with what they do . . . - Maggie in VA on Jan 18, 2016
                1. I agree that it is fine for those wanting to do double donor. - KarenGH on Jan 18, 2016
                  1. Re: I agree that it is fine for those wanting to do double donor. - Anonymous on Jan 18, 2016
                  2. donor embryos - De2 on Jan 18, 2016
                    1. Yes, it is still my preference. - KarenGH on Jan 19, 2016
      2. Re: Has anybody here used frozen donor eggs? (x-post) - Anon for this on Jan 18, 2016
    4. I replied on the pink board but will post here too. - Serendipitous on Jan 19, 2016
      1. Thank you SO much! - KarenGH on Jan 19, 2016
    5. Frozen Eggs (success ment) - Anonymous on Jan 20, 2016
      1. Thank you! - KarenGH on Jan 21, 2016
     
  20. Any opinions welcome on whether or not to move forward with FET (x-post ...ments) View entire thread! - Anonymous on Jan 15, 2016
    1. Not anonymous above. NT - Sugar on Jan 15, 2016
    2. Re: Any opinions welcome on whether or not to move forward with FET (x-post ...ments) - De22 on Jan 15, 2016
      1. Yeah, I'd go with your RE's advice. - Maggie in VA on Jan 16, 2016
    3. Re: Any opinions welcome on whether or not to move forward with FET (x-post ...ments) - asd on Jan 16, 2016
      1. My re doesn't care - Anonymous on Jan 16, 2016
        1. then he is right - De22 on Jan 16, 2016
    4. I agree with you... - Ann on Jan 16, 2016
      1. Thank you all!!! - Sugar on Jan 16, 2016
        1. Sorry for my confusion! - Ann on Jan 16, 2016
          1. Thanks Ann - Sugar on Jan 16, 2016
    5. forgot to add - De2 on Jan 16, 2016
      1. Very interesting & now wonder about what is the best serum estrogen for FET's in general - Sugar on Jan 16, 2016
     
  21. DE Cycle and Gender selection (Child Ment) View entire thread! - Kelly on Jan 11, 2016
    1. Please donate the two male embryos - Sylvia on Jan 11, 2016
      1. ABSOLUTELY 100% WILL DO - Kelly on Jan 11, 2016
        1. sperm sorting - De2 on Jan 11, 2016
          1. sperm sorting - anon on Jan 11, 2016
            1. I didn't know that - De22 on Jan 12, 2016
          2. PGD for gender selection is illegal in the Czech Republic - Maggie in VA on Jan 11, 2016
            1. it is but - De2 on Jan 11, 2016
              1. Acknowledged, it was on my clinic's - Maggie in VA on Jan 11, 2016
          3. gender - tina on Jan 11, 2016
        2. Do not "use" these - Sylvia on Jan 11, 2016
          1. I think you misunderstood - Kelly on Jan 11, 2016
          2. Think decisions to donate - Anonymous on Jan 12, 2016
    2. Re: DE Cycle and Gender selection (Child Ment) - Stacey on Jan 11, 2016
      1. agree with this - De2 on Jan 11, 2016
        1. How do you do that? - Kelly on Jan 11, 2016
          1. Re: How do you do that? - Stacey on Jan 11, 2016
          2. donor embryos - De2 on Jan 12, 2016
    3. not sure - alexa on Jan 11, 2016
      1. Yes - Bio Son - Kelly on Jan 11, 2016
        1. Re: Yes - Bio Son - Butterfly on Jan 14, 2016
    4. I get it. Ments: kids - Maggie in VA on Jan 11, 2016
      1. Thank you! - Kelly on Jan 11, 2016
      2. My girl is a wildcat - Anonymous on Jan 11, 2016
    5. Take your time and think - E&H on Jan 12, 2016
    6. Kelly - KarenGH on Jan 16, 2016
     
  22. Fresh or frozen after CCS (PGD)? ICSI ? View entire thread! - nan13 on Jan 10, 2016
    1. believe so - asd on Jan 11, 2016
    2. Only RMA-NJ - Mimi on Jan 22, 2016
     
  23. does being in menopause for many many years effect your ability to respond to meds View entire thread! - tina on Jan 10, 2016
    1. pregancy ment - de2 on Jan 10, 2016
      1. questions (succès ment) - tina on Jan 10, 2016
        1. Re: questions (succès ment) - De2 on Jan 11, 2016
      2. also - tina on Jan 10, 2016
        1. yes - De2 on Jan 11, 2016
          1. thanks - tina on Jan 11, 2016
    2. This is a really interesting thread for me. (kids ment) - Maggie in VA on Jan 11, 2016
    3. My two cents (success ment) - Leigh on Jan 12, 2016
      1. Re: My two cents (success ment) - tina on Jan 12, 2016
        1. Re: My two cents (success ment) - Anonymous on Jan 13, 2016
          1. what is gcsf - question! on Jan 13, 2016
            1. Re: what is gcsf - Anonymous on Jan 14, 2016
              1. thanks! - Anonymous on Jan 14, 2016
    4. very good lining response - Anonymous on Jan 18, 2016
    5. I have a friend who went through menopause and had no problems. - Anonymous on Jan 22, 2016
     
  24. Guarantee programs at Shady Grove & AFCC? View entire thread! - Anon on Jan 9, 2016
    1. Re: Guarantee programs at Shady Grove & AFCC? - Ann on Jan 9, 2016
      1. Thanks! And? - Anon on Jan 9, 2016
    2. Re: Guarantee programs at Shady Grove & AFCC? - Anonymous on Jan 12, 2016
    3. Shady Grove Success here. pregnancy mentioned - Danniekay on Jan 16, 2016
    4. Shady grove - De22 on Jan 16, 2016
     
  25. if you are not Jewish, would you use a donor with some Jewish background? View entire thread! - amy on Jan 7, 2016
    1. not sure - De22 on Jan 7, 2016
      1. genetic risks - amy on Jan 7, 2016
        1. Re: genetic risks - De2 on Jan 8, 2016
    2. Hum - anon on Jan 9, 2016
      1. thank you - amy on Jan 10, 2016
        1. There are at least 50 or more - anon on Jan 11, 2016
          1. wonder why - amy on Jan 11, 2016
     
  26. over 40 support group starting (X post) View entire thread! - birdy1600 on Jan 6, 2016
    1. I know her for years! - demomone on Jan 6, 2016
      1. Thats so cool!!! - birdy1600 on Jan 6, 2016
     
  27. Moms with Biological children who later chose DE, I want to hear your experiences View entire thread! - kat on Jan 5, 2016
    1. Please post this on pink board - Renata on Jan 6, 2016
    2. Yes, I have - Anonymous on Jan 6, 2016
     
  28. Feeling Conflicted (child ment, double post) View entire thread! - OnlyKindnessMatters on Dec 29, 2015
    1. Re: Feeling Conflicted (child ment, double post) - Anonymous on Dec 30, 2015
    2. Re: Feeling Conflicted (child ment, double post) - green.elephant on Dec 30, 2015
    3. Re: Feeling Conflicted (child ment, double post) - Daisy on Dec 30, 2015
    4. Hi, I would wait . . . (kids ment) - Maggie in VA on Dec 30, 2015
    5. failed cycles - reasons - De2 on Dec 30, 2015
      1. Thoughts on this. - Maggie in VA on Dec 30, 2015
        1. Agreed (success ment) - Pandora on Dec 30, 2015
          1. Tough call - birdy1600 on Dec 30, 2015
          2. fact - De22 on Dec 30, 2015
            1. Question - Pandora on Dec 30, 2015
              1. No, there is not. - De22 on Dec 31, 2015
    6. Re: Feeling Conflicted (child ment, double post) - Butterfly on Dec 30, 2015
      1. Agreed - Anonymous on Dec 30, 2015
        1. In addition to above (success ment) - Anonymous on Dec 30, 2015
     
  29. Any thoughts welcomed about moving forward ( multiple failures and prev pg ment...) View entire thread! - Sugar on Dec 27, 2015
    1. pregnancy ment. - De22 on Dec 27, 2015
      1. Thanks ( all ments) - Sugar on Dec 27, 2015
        1. Re: Thanks ( all ments) - De22 on Dec 27, 2015
          1. Sugar, here are some of my thoughts, (pg and child ment) - Hope2009 on Dec 28, 2015
            1. Hope... - Sugar on Dec 28, 2015
              1. I will continue to hold the light.....m - Hope2009 on Dec 29, 2015
                1. Deep gratitude - Sugar on Dec 30, 2015
          2. Thanks again - Sugar on Dec 28, 2015
    2. Sorry for the BFN. Similar circumstances (pg ment) - Ann on Dec 28, 2015
      1. Thank you Ann - Sugar on Dec 28, 2015
    3. Re: Any thoughts welcomed about moving forward ( multiple failures and prev pg ment...) - Anonymous on Dec 28, 2015
      1. Thank you anon & all you've all helps me process this - Sugar on Dec 28, 2015
        1. Re: Thank you anon & all you've all helps me process this - Anonymous on Dec 28, 2015
        2. Re: Thank you anon & all you've all helps me process this - Anonymous on Dec 28, 2015
          1. Thanks both anon posters - Sugar on Dec 29, 2015
            1. Re: Thanks both anon posters - Anonymous on Dec 29, 2015
              1. Thanks and question - sugar on Dec 29, 2015
                1. Re: Thanks and question - Anonymous on Dec 29, 2015
                  1. Yes, it is - Sugar on Dec 30, 2015
    4. A question for those of you who suggested to wait between cyclling (ment) - Sugar on Dec 29, 2015
      1. Re: A question for those of you who suggested to wait between cyclling (ment) - De22 on Dec 29, 2015
        1. Re: A question for those of you who suggested to wait between cyclling (ment) - Sugar on Dec 30, 2015
     
  30. Question for Blessed Thistle about NM donor embryos xpost View entire thread! - Nancy on Dec 22, 2015
    1. Hi, removing this post now and . . . - Maggie in VA on Dec 23, 2015
      1. Really? - Pandora on Dec 23, 2015
      2. Sorry... - Nancy on Dec 24, 2015
        1. No, no, nothing you did . . . - Maggie in VA on Dec 24, 2015
    2. Re: Question for Blessed Thistle about NM donor embryos xpost - Anonymous on Dec 23, 2015
      1. Thanks for this information - Nancy on Dec 24, 2015
     
  31. hope the moderators can remove the spam message soon.. nt View entire thread! - Anonymous on Dec 20, 2015
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  33. Why am I having so much trouble getting information? View entire thread! - Anonymous on Dec 9, 2015
    1. Start with the SART site . . . - Maggie in VA on Dec 9, 2015
    2. Re: Why am I having so much trouble getting information? - De2 on Dec 10, 2015
      1. Re: Why am I having so much trouble getting information? - Anonymous on Dec 11, 2015
        1. CDC data - Ann on Dec 12, 2015
          1. good idea - De22 on Dec 15, 2015
        2. Re: Why am I having so much trouble getting information? - De22 on Dec 15, 2015
     
  34. No heart beat 35 days after transfer...D&C View entire thread! - Anonymous on Dec 5, 2015
    1. success ment. - asd on Dec 5, 2015
      1. My lining is 8mm and had triple stripe from u/s - Anonymous on Dec 5, 2015
      2. asd, your next cycle protocol - - Anonymous on Dec 5, 2015
        1. Re: asd, your next cycle protocol - - asd on Dec 6, 2015
        2. And yes - asd on Dec 6, 2015
    2. {{{Hugs}}}, I'm so sorry. - Maggie in VA on Dec 5, 2015
      1. Thank you for your warm hug - Anonymous on Dec 5, 2015
    3. I am sorry - De22 on Dec 5, 2015
      1. Re: I am sorry - Anonymous on Dec 5, 2015
        1. pregnancy ment. - De22 on Dec 6, 2015
          1. too much progesterone? - Anonymous on Dec 6, 2015
            1. Re: too much progesterone? - De22 on Dec 6, 2015
            2. I also had very low progesterone (success and miscarriage mentioned in passing) - thesameboat on Dec 14, 2015
    4. I'm so very sorry - mbunny on Dec 5, 2015
    5. I am so sorry - thesameboat on Dec 6, 2015
    6. So Sorry for your loss - Lauren on Dec 7, 2015
    7. So sorry - Lovethebeach on Dec 9, 2015
    8. Re: No heart beat 35 days after transfer...D&C - Anonymous on Dec 13, 2015
      1. I am so sorry for your loss. - KarenGH on Dec 15, 2015
    9. I am 50 yrs old Am I so late? - Anonymous on Dec 17, 2015
      1. Re: I am 50 yrs old Am I so late? - asd on Dec 17, 2015
        1. Agree with this! - KarenGH/Ginger on Dec 18, 2015
    10. My hcg is 7 now RE said too high - Anonymous on Dec 21, 2015
      1. Re: My hcg is 7 now RE said too high - De22 on Dec 23, 2015
     
  35. Donor with no father history? View entire thread! - TB16 on Dec 4, 2015
    1. I may yes - asd on Dec 5, 2015
    2. yes - De22 on Dec 24, 2015
     
  36. what do you think about a donor with a past cycle that had a BFN? View entire thread! - TB16 on Dec 4, 2015
    1. Re: what do you think about a donor with a past cycle that had a BFN? - De22 on Dec 4, 2015
      1. Just one, BFN - TB16 on Dec 4, 2015
        1. I'd pass - De22 on Dec 4, 2015
        2. Re: Just one, BFN - asd on Dec 5, 2015
     
  37. I have been off the board forever..... View entire thread! - Karen on Nov 22, 2015
    1. (Pg ment) - Ann on Nov 23, 2015
    2. Don't have alot of advice (success ment) - Anonymous on Nov 24, 2015
     
  38. Anyone ever use expired meds? View entire thread! - Anonymous on Nov 5, 2015
    1. Re: Anyone ever use expired meds? - Anonymous on Nov 5, 2015
    2. Re: Anyone ever use expired meds? - green.elephant on Nov 5, 2015
      1. That's what I'm thinking too - Anonymous on Nov 5, 2015
        1. good idea - green.elephant on Nov 6, 2015
    3. I have - Nancy77 on Nov 5, 2015
      1. Re: I have - Anonymous on Nov 6, 2015
    4. Re: Anyone ever use expired meds? - Butterfly on Nov 6, 2015
      1. Not that I'm advocating it - Anonymous on Nov 6, 2015
        1. Re: Not that I'm advocating it - Anonymous on Nov 6, 2015
    5. yes, I have - Sophie on Nov 8, 2015
    6. I would use them - thesameboat on Nov 9, 2015
    7. Re: Anyone ever use expired meds? - De22 on Nov 9, 2015
    8. Re: Anyone ever use expired meds? - Anonymous on Nov 11, 2015
     
  39. How do deal wtih the waiting for a donor? View entire thread! - Anonymous on Nov 3, 2015
    1. Can't you look at other agencies or other clinics? - E&H on Nov 3, 2015
    2. agency - green.elephant on Nov 3, 2015
    3. Well . . . (kids ment) - Maggie in VA on Nov 4, 2015
      1. Great advice! - Mimi on Nov 4, 2015
      2. This is great advice! - Piper on Nov 4, 2015
    4. Child ment. - Anonymous on Nov 6, 2015
    5. WAITING FOR A DONOR - Dressagequeen42 on Dec 1, 2015
    6. First time donation - Leah on Dec 17, 2015
     
  40. At what point did you hire a lawyer? View entire thread! - Anna on Nov 2, 2015
    1. Re: At what point did you hire a lawyer? - Anonymous on Nov 2, 2015
    2. Lawyer suggested - Anonymous on Nov 2, 2015
    3. Re: At what point did you hire a lawyer? - green.elephant on Nov 2, 2015
    4. Agency gave me a list - Al on Nov 5, 2015
      1. Which agency did u use? - Anna on Nov 5, 2015
        1. Agency - Al on Nov 9, 2015
    5. Re: At what point did you hire a lawyer? - De2 on Nov 16, 2015
      1. Non Agency Route - DazedAndConfused on Jan 7, 2016
     
  41. How to prepare my lining (prg OE ment) View entire thread! - Anna on Oct 24, 2015
    1. Re: How to prepare my lining (prg OE ment) - Stillhoping on Oct 25, 2015
    2. You'll need some prep (child ment.) - Anonymous on Oct 25, 2015
    3. I would do it (previous pg ment) - Ann on Oct 26, 2015
    4. Just my two cents... - Kacee on Oct 31, 2015
      1. Re: Just my two cents... - Anna on Nov 2, 2015
        1. Re: Just my two cents... - Anonymous on Nov 6, 2015
     
  42. seriously,... that made me laugh View entire thread! - anna on Oct 22, 2015
    1. Re: seriously,... that made me laugh - Anonymous on Oct 22, 2015
      1. Very funny to me - Anna on Oct 22, 2015
        1. Re: Very funny to me - Anonymous on Oct 22, 2015
          1. Re: Very funny to me - Anonymous on Oct 22, 2015
            1. that was not my agency - anna on Oct 22, 2015
    2. Gag orders are getting more common - Ann on Oct 23, 2015
      1. hmmmm..... - De22 on Oct 30, 2015
    3. It would blow my mind if a court enforced that contract - Mimi on Oct 24, 2015
     
  43. Transporting frozen embryos View entire thread! - Anon on Oct 21, 2015
    1. Can you stay with your clinic - Anonymous on Oct 21, 2015
    2. Re: Transporting frozen embryos - Anna on Oct 22, 2015
      1. I'm working w/ Dr. KK she won't rx intralipids and no other - Anon on Oct 22, 2015
      2. intralipids - De2 on Nov 10, 2015
    3. Yes, totally safe to move them. - Kenny on Oct 22, 2015
      1. Thanks so much, so helpful! - Anon on Oct 23, 2015
     
  44. Thank you all and more questions. Is fsh 9 too high for donor View entire thread! - Anna on Oct 20, 2015
    1. Re: Thank you all and more questions. Is fsh 9 too high for donor - Anonymous on Oct 20, 2015
      1. FSH pretty high - stillhoping on Oct 21, 2015
        1. Re: FSH pretty high - stillhoping on Oct 21, 2015
        2. My only one shot emotionally - Anna on Oct 21, 2015
    2. Re: Thank you all and more questions. Is fsh 9 too high for donor - Anonymous on Oct 21, 2015
      1. I am considering that - anna on Oct 21, 2015
        1. Re: I am considering that - Anonymous on Oct 21, 2015
    3. What is her AFC? - Ann on Oct 21, 2015
      1. AFC is 16 - anna on Oct 21, 2015
        1. Sounds good - Ann on Oct 21, 2015
    4. My experience (oe ment) - Venellope on Oct 21, 2015
    5. FSH fluctuates from cycle to cycle - Anonymous on Oct 21, 2015
      1. It fluctuates, but the highest reading is the one they use - Mimi on Oct 24, 2015
     
  45. The insanity (mc /preg ment) View entire thread! - Anon on Oct 19, 2015
    1. i have been there - anna on Oct 20, 2015
    2. Gigantic {{{hugs}}} . . . - Maggie in VA on Oct 20, 2015
    3. I understand the bitterness - sophie on Oct 21, 2015
    4. You are not alone - Monika on Oct 26, 2015
     
  46. Immune issues and using DEs (sensitive ments) View entire thread! - Anonymous on Oct 19, 2015
    1. my 2 cents (pregnancy ment) - De2 on Oct 19, 2015
    2. Very similar (pg ment) - Ann on Oct 19, 2015
      1. Ann and De2- Thanks! - Anonymous on Oct 19, 2015
    3. Re: Immune issues and using DEs (sensitive ments) - green.elephant on Oct 19, 2015
    4. My exp (success ment) - Pandora on Oct 19, 2015
    5. Re: Immune issues and using DEs (sensitive ments) - Anonymous on Oct 20, 2015
      1. I agree - thesameboat on Oct 20, 2015
    6. Not a patient & no personal experience, but ... - Maggie in VA on Oct 20, 2015
    7. My experience (OE and DE ment) - Renata on Oct 20, 2015
    8. I had the same recommendations - Anonymous on Oct 21, 2015
      1. Congrats on your pg! Sometimes a good embryo just doesn't take (pg) - Ann on Oct 21, 2015
        1. Thanks! It is so true... - Anonymous on Oct 25, 2015
     
  47. Please respond, yes or no? Donor that doesn't resemble me AT ALL View entire thread! - Anna on Oct 16, 2015
    1. I honestly don't think it matters (children ment) - E&H on Oct 16, 2015
    2. I think it depends on how much you otherwise like this donor. - Maggie in VA on Oct 16, 2015
    3. Re: Please respond, yes or no? Donor that doesn't resemble me AT ALL - Butterfly on Oct 16, 2015
    4. Gene expression is a crap shoot (genetic DD ment) - Renata on Oct 16, 2015
    5. Wait - demomone on Oct 16, 2015
      1. Thanks! - Anna on Oct 16, 2015
    6. baby ment - De2 on Oct 16, 2015
    7. For me that was the most important factor - Sylvia on Oct 17, 2015
      1. I was your exact opposite [success] - BlessedThistle on Oct 17, 2015
        1. Yes, I really believe in nurture (children ment.) - Sylvia on Oct 18, 2015
          1. Very cool! I am not sure about IQ's for mine (kids mentioned) - BlessedThistle on Oct 19, 2015
      2. Neither intellect nor looks were my priority. - Maggie in VA on Oct 18, 2015
        1. Please update when you find out - BlessedThistle on Oct 19, 2015
    8. We sort of had this situation (child ment, mc ment) - Kenny on Oct 18, 2015
      1. I agree (children ment) - birdy1600 on Oct 18, 2015
    9. For me....(success ment) - MaggieM on Oct 19, 2015
    10. You never know... so it's not worth obsessing over - Anon on Oct 19, 2015
    11. My experience (success ment) - Pandora on Oct 19, 2015
    12. We picked donor - Anonymous on Oct 21, 2015
    13. Donor with similar traits - Monika on Oct 23, 2015
      1. Re: Donor with similar traits - Anna on Oct 24, 2015
        1. Agreed (success ment.) - Anonymous on Oct 25, 2015
     
  48. Proven 31 years old or 1st time 21 years old? View entire thread! - anna on Oct 6, 2015
    1. I would (pregnancy ment) - De2 on Oct 6, 2015
    2. I'd pick the one you like better. - Anonymous on Oct 6, 2015
    3. The proven one! - Anonymous on Oct 6, 2015
    4. also - De2 on Oct 6, 2015
    5. Re: Proven 31 years old or 1st time 21 years old? - Anna on Oct 7, 2015
    6. I would get results from the 31 year olds cycles - E&H on Oct 7, 2015
      1. I agree with this - De2 on Oct 7, 2015
     
  49. SCRC? View entire thread! - Anna on Oct 6, 2015
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  51. Very neat DE article! View entire thread! - Alli on Oct 4, 2015
    1. This is great - stillhoping on Oct 4, 2015
    2. It would be nice . . . - Maggie in VA on Oct 5, 2015
      1. Yes, I did some googling looking for more information and found this - BlessedThistle on Oct 5, 2015
    3. Re: Very neat DE article! - De22 on Oct 5, 2015
      1. I would agree with that - stillhoping on Oct 5, 2015
        1. know a few people like that also - De2 on Oct 6, 2015
          1. Think it is no one's business how a child was conceived - Anonymous on Oct 6, 2015
            1. I like to combat nosiness with uncomfortable questions - stillhoping on Oct 7, 2015
              1. oh I like that one!! - Anonymous on Oct 8, 2015
              2. Why don't we have a "like" button? nt - Maggie in VA on Oct 9, 2015
      2. OK, I just.don't.get.it. - Maggie in VA on Oct 6, 2015
        1. well - De22 on Oct 6, 2015
          1. I think the secret is kept for both - parents and kiddo - Anonymous on Oct 10, 2015
            1. But I'm not talking about being no-tell. - Maggie in VA on Oct 13, 2015
              1. Re: But I'm not talking about being no-tell. - Anonymous on Oct 13, 2015
    4. Nice - Lauren on Oct 6, 2015
      1. thanks for the article - mbunny on Oct 9, 2015
     
  52. How old is too old? View entire thread! - Anon on Oct 3, 2015
    1. Re: How old is too old? - De22 on Oct 3, 2015
      1. 4 yrs or more (mc ment) - Anon on Oct 3, 2015
        1. Re: 4 yrs or more (mc ment) - Anonymous on Oct 3, 2015
          1. Thanks for the Info - Anon on Oct 3, 2015
            1. Proceed with caution - Anon4This on Oct 4, 2015
        2. Re: 4 yrs or more (mc ment) - De2 on Oct 4, 2015
    2. You will know when you're done - mbunny on Oct 4, 2015
    3. Honestly? - Jamie on Oct 4, 2015
      1. until you reach your goal - asunta on Oct 4, 2015
      2. child ment. - De2 on Oct 5, 2015
        1. You had yours at 42 and the OP is 52 - Anonymous on Oct 5, 2015
          1. child ment - De2 on Oct 5, 2015
          2. Hmmmm, yet I notice you won't own that comment . . . - Maggie in VA on Oct 5, 2015
    4. We have older moms on the Over-50 board. - Maggie in VA on Oct 4, 2015
    5. also - De2 on Oct 5, 2015
      1. so true - Anonymous on Oct 6, 2015
    6. like pp said (success ment) - Anonymous on Oct 6, 2015
      1. Re: like pp said (success ment) - Anonymous on Oct 6, 2015
     
  53. advice needed View entire thread! - jjtunes on Sep 30, 2015
    1. Hi, can you clarify? - Maggie in VA on Sep 30, 2015
      1. Re: Hi, can you clarify? - jjtunes on Sep 30, 2015
        1. correction - jjtunes on Sep 30, 2015
          1. Re: correction - Stillhoping on Sep 30, 2015
      2. once more... - jjtunes on Sep 30, 2015
    2. SART aside…. - green.elephant on Sep 30, 2015
      1. thnx - jjtunes on Sep 30, 2015
        1. Not sure - green.elephant on Sep 30, 2015
        2. What Green Elephant said... - Mimi on Oct 6, 2015
    3. thnx to all... - jjtunes on Oct 1, 2015
      1. find out - Anonymous on Oct 1, 2015
        1. Re: find out - jjtunes on Oct 1, 2015
      2. Re: thnx to all... - Anna on Oct 1, 2015
        1. Since you are in birmingham.. - stillhoping on Oct 1, 2015
          1. Re: Since you are in birmingham.. - jjtunes on Oct 2, 2015
      3. Re: thnx to all... - Ann on Oct 1, 2015
      4. I would also look at the stats for under 35 - stillhoping on Oct 1, 2015
    4. Advice - birdy1600 on Oct 1, 2015
      1. Re: Advice - jjtunes on Oct 1, 2015
    5. clinics - green.elephant on Oct 1, 2015
    6. In my humble opinion, baby pics don't give you any information - thesameboat on Oct 2, 2015
      1. Very true - Anonymous on Oct 6, 2015
    7. Re: advice needed - jjtunes on Oct 2, 2015
    8. baby pics - De22 on Oct 6, 2015
     
  54. Looking for embryos View entire thread! - Christina on Sep 23, 2015
    1. I would look at South or Central American clinics, maybe Spain . . . - Maggie in VA on Sep 24, 2015
    2. Texas - De2 on Sep 24, 2015
    3. When I went to Albuquerque, they had mostly Hispanic - BlessedThistle on Sep 24, 2015
      1. Az too nft - Stillhoping on Sep 25, 2015
        1. Re: Az too nft - Anonymous on Sep 25, 2015
          1. This is not my clinic but a friend goes there - stillhoping on Sep 25, 2015
    4. Re: Looking for embryos - Christina on Sep 26, 2015
      1. Best of luck. nt - thesameboat on Sep 26, 2015
        1. Re: Best of luck. nt - mary on Oct 6, 2015
     
  55. bring up my family in a bad way? I'm out View entire thread! - birdy1600 on Sep 23, 2015
    1. Please don't leave.... - finch9 on Sep 23, 2015
    2. Birdy - Don't let an anonymous idiot cause you to leave - Daisy on Sep 24, 2015
    3. Birdy, I seem to have missed the original post but it seems the group rallied around you - thesameboat on Sep 24, 2015
    4. Birdy don't feel bad when people cannot see that you are only trying to help! - Anonymous on Sep 27, 2015
    5. didn't see your original post (losses/ kids ment) - sophie on Sep 27, 2015
     
 
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