Trying to conceive
Ever wondered what the IVF process looks like? We have some amazing photos from a lab.
An IVF Journey
People may think what we're planning is silly, but it's a necessary step on the road to recovery and healing.
Freezing their ova has allowed women to take control of their fertility.
There's one thing women going through IVF can rely on: each other. Even when the women in question is the controversial Samantha Brick.
An IVF journey
Monday we’d found out that my hCG wasn’t high enough to be considered officially pregnant and were told we’d have to wait until Friday. It was the week from hell.
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The parents of a severely disabled boy have lost their $12m damages case against an IVF specialist.
This week has been yet another rollercoaster ride on my IVF journey - with twists, turns and loops all over the place.
The morning after egg collection I received the all-important phone call, telling me if my eggs had fertilised overnight.
Egg collection started well, but half-way through it got really painful, and it felt as though I was being stabbed from the inside.
Only about 7 per cent of women who are over the age of 38 and freeze their eggs will give birth.
I am ashamed to admit it, but at 28 years of age, I actually had little idea how my reproductive system worked.
Watch astonishing video from fertilisation to the first cell division in a new glimpse into a potential baby's first days as an embryo.
This week has been the biggest yet. Being full of hormone altering drugs has affected my ability to cope within my perceived normal limits of sanity.
Despite lingering concerns that using fertility drugs might raise a woman's chances for later developing ovarian cancer, new research suggests they don't.
After the recent uproar about the British mum who wrote a column saying she wished she'd never had kids, I'm wondering just why do people have children?
My husband has been patient and understanding during our IVF journey. But that doesn't mean I get a free pass to treat him like an emotional punching bag
For better or worse, in sickness and health, working as a team before you have a baby is really important.
One thing I've had to come to grips with during this IVF journey is the fact that we may never have a baby.
Setting goals is great - keeping them going is a whole different story
Some couples entering into surrogacy agreements in India have reported baby mix-ups, terminations and questionable bills.
At the beginning of their IVF journey, Prue Corlette and her husband planned to donate their leftover embryos to another family in need. Now they’re not so sure.
IVF can be the elephant in the room. People don't always know how to provide support, or understand just what you're going through.
I've realised I am panicking about the getting pregnant so much that I am getting overwhelmed by it all. Perhaps there are things I need to sort out.
An adoption, a surrogacy and a surprise pregnancy, one couple got an instant family after being told they would never be able to have kids.
I'm almost two weeks into my IVF treatment, and so far, so good. The first part of the plan involves me taking the contraceptive pill for three weeks. Then I have to start the injections.
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