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Is laughing the best medicine for IVF treatment?

IVF Superstitions: Can Laughing Improve IVF Outcomes?

We’ve talked about certain seemingly odd IVF superstitions such as eating McDonald’s french fries or pineapples after embryo transfer. But what about something much more obvious: laughing? Time and again I keep hearing that when dealing with infertility, keeping a positive attitude is really important. But, of course, that is waaaay easier said than done. Every…

IVF Superstitions: Eating Pineapples?

Remember when we tried to answer the question if eating french fries aids in IVF success? Well today, we’re looking at something somewhat healthier, pineapples!   The History of the Pineapple Pineapples and infertility go hand in hand. If you’re reading this, you probably have some interest in (in)fertility. It also means you’re currently on…

Part III: Interview With an Embryologist at an International IVF Clinic

It’s time for our final interview with an IVF-professional! Today, we’re interviewing an embryologist (Linda from GENNET). Make sure you read the other two parts (interview with an IVF coordinator and interview with an IVF doctor) in case you haven’t already. We were very curious to find out what an (international) embryologist actually does. What goes on behind…

The Tale of the Red Progesterone Pill

lThere’s a pill that does a lot of good, only the color is not as it should. A capsule that goes right inside your lady parts, leaves many screaming for their sweethearts. Why oh why must this be, a pill that leaves no one carefree. For when the capsule gets absorbed, it’s destined to strike…

IVF Meds Cheaper

How You Can Save Big on IVF Medication

Anyone who has shopped for drugs and had to pay for them out of pocket knows that in the US, medication can get very expensive, very quickly. Same goes for IVF meds. They are very expensive. The sad truth for most of us when it comes to IVF medication is that no insurance company will pick up the…

Ordering lab tests

Are Lab Tests Ordered Online Cheaper?

Did you know you could order most blood lab tests online? Until recently, neither did I. But you can, and you don’t even need a prescription from your physician. You know how when you get that bill from that recent visit to the doctor and there are all these different amounts on there? The “billed”…

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