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What is my actual due date?

nnvanurse
  • By nnvanurse · New reply yesterday at 3:16 pm
  • Discussion in Expecting · 4 replies
  • So, I just found out four days ago that I am pregnant after a positive HCG!!! I had a three day embryo transfer on April 3rd (fresh IVF cycle #2). I know they count the baby's date of conception from ...

An update of sorts...

Mermy
  • By Mermy · New reply yesterday at 3:09 pm
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • So I got a voicemail on Friday from the Adoption Supervisor. She wanted to give me an update that there was really no update yet where the birthfather is concerned, and to let me know she would be out ...

Anyone experience diastasis recti?

Stella0218
  • By Stella0218 · New reply yesterday at 9:32 am
  • Discussion in Expecting · 8 replies
  • I am currently 24 weeks pregnant and already have diastasis recti. My OB was surprised that its happening so early in my pregnancy. I've been feeling that pressure and separation in my upper tummy for ...

Thinking back to your first positive beta

uo1980
  • By uo1980 · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Parenting · 10 replies
  • A year ago today, we received our first positive beta. I wanted to share this with all of you as I know you'll understand how much this really means and to ask all of you where you were, what you were ...

Very anxious!! Spotting.. Bleeding.. Then nothing... At about 6weeks.

JeanMartin
  • By JeanMartin · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Expecting · 14 replies
  • I am 43 years old and about 6wks. About 10years ago, I had a miscarriage before I even had time to make my first Dr appointment. No other pregnancies since that incident. We had 4 unsuccessful IUIs. We ...

What is a good store to buy maternity clothes ?

MalachiRaines

MENTS: When to tell family

Havilah
  • By Havilah · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Expecting · 19 replies
  • Hi all, I need some advice. I am 38 years old and went through my first IVF cycle in February which ended in a chemical pregnancy. (i have been TTC for over 5 years and i previously did 2 IUI's which ...

Is 46 too old to do ED/ivf?

jescny
  • By jescny · New reply April 9, 2014
  • Discussion in Parenting · 9 replies
  • Hi, all, I am agonizing over this decision , and don't know where else to turn for advice. I had my first daughter at 41 after two cycles of ivf ( the first one miscarried at 7 weeks.) When she was a ...

Been a while, but nothing good to show.

kaytdemp
  • By kaytdemp · New reply April 9, 2014
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • Been a while since I wrote here and I kind of missed it. Been sleeping and running around a lot which cause my EDS to spike up in my knees and I regret it the next day. Still nothing on the job front ...

Infertility Article and Interactive Feature

CH_8382
  • By CH_8382 · Posted April 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Media alerts · 0 replies
  • It looks like this was published years ago, but for some reason the New York Times sent it to me today so I thought I'd share. Warning - the interactive feature with women telling their stories was wonderful ...

Sources sought for NBC article on preeclampsia

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 3, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/3/14 Dear members, A healthcare journalist with NBCNEWS.com contacted us today seeking to interview a woman who had preeclampsia. The journalist is ...

Nat'l IF Awareness Month - and NIA Week April 20-26

isabella28
  • By isabella28 · Posted April 3, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Resolve is very active with National Infertility Awareness Week, and we often start threads about how to raise awareness through social media. More from Resolve here: http://www.resolve.org/national-infertil ...

Funny picture about parenting after infertility

KimiB
  • By KimiB · New reply April 2, 2014
  • Discussion in Parenting · 5 replies
  • I laughed when I saw this. But I did NOT give myself shots- my husband did them because I was/am mortified of them. Hope this brings someone a smile like it did for me ...

Global Consortium Identifies Best Management of Endometriosis

isabella28
  • By isabella28 · New reply March 31, 2014
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • Wanted to pass this along for others who suffer from endometriosis too! http://www.nichd.nih.gov/news/resources/ spotlight/Pages/041013-endometriosis.asp x Consensus Statement Encourages Consistent Care ...

Night Terrors

Cric
  • By Cric · New reply March 29, 2014
  • Discussion in Parenting · 2 replies
  • I have a 4 year that has suffered terribly from night terrors since she was a baby. The intensity has definitely decreased over the years but the frequency seems to be increasing. Her first pediatrician ...

Healthy Home Tips: Healthy Pregnancy - Environmental Working Group

isabella28
  • By isabella28 · Posted March 28, 2014
  • Discussion in Expecting · 0 replies
  • Just shared this with a friend, I think this has some more concrete advice about how to avoid exposure to chemicals in the environment (vs. vague research/articles that don't give specific advice). Applicable ...

5 Surprisingly Outdated Problems Infertile Couples Face

cooper23
  • By cooper23 · New reply March 28, 2014
  • Discussion in Parenting · 16 replies
  • This was actually a pretty good article - particularly the discussion on the second page about insurance coverage and the taboo of discussing infertility. Nothing any of us don't already know, but a good ...

Tell me what to eat - heartburn / travel

SB_DC
  • By SB_DC · New reply March 27, 2014
  • Discussion in Expecting · 11 replies
  • I am having the most awful, crippling heartburn. I am trying Zantac and it is not any better than Pepcid. I have decided to make a very serious effort to be strict with my diet for a week and then ask ...

our son is here!!!

TwinCitiesCouple
  • By TwinCitiesCouple · New reply March 26, 2014
  • Discussion in Expecting · 39 replies
  • Benjamin was born on 3/20 at 7:38pm. 7lbs, 4oz, 20 inches and is PERFECT! ! What an experience this has been :) Glad he came early at 39 weeks ...

Baby M and surrogacy article in NYT

uchuva
  • By uchuva · New reply March 26, 2014
  • Discussion in Media alerts · 1 reply
  • Hi all, just a media alert. google NYT and Baby M, they have a new article today, rehashing old issues ...

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