There are 35 U.S. states, representing eight regions of the world, in this “Choice Moms Global Guide: Fertility Clinics & Doctors.” If you want candid opinions of single women who used a fertility clinic to help them build a family, this is the 36-page guide for you. The responses came in anonymously as part of…
This story about whether to trust your doctor was shared on the discussion board, and because I know from women over the years that our doctors are not infallible and fertility science is not always perfect, I’m posting it here as a point of conversation. Please offer your comments below. I have now missed 2…
Thanks to the woman on the Choice-Mom-Over-40 discussion board who gave me permission to reprint her advice to a 39-year-old woman whose ob/gyn didn’t think testing was needed and that she should "simply try" to conceive.
This Thinker shared her story on the Choice Mom discussion board after lurking for awhile, and there were so many good tidbits to share with the wider community that I asked for permission to excerpt it here.
At the recent ASRM convention for those in the fertility industry, Choice Mom friend and therapist Andrea Braverman led a discussion titled "Wrinkled Parents: Medical, Ethical, and Psychological Issues of Parenting at an Older Age."
Kristin Kali, our Choice Mom friend at Maia Midwifery, is not in the San Francisco area full-time anymore, but she is providing several unique fertility classes and consultations when she’s back in the area. Here are the details for January.
Given the large number of questions on the Choice Mom discussion boards about fertility, and the fact that many of us don’t realize until late in the game how fragile our fertility is, I couldn’t do this topic justice on the website and in our networking events without our Choice Mom fertility experts.
A Twin Cities woman recently wrote to me asking if I had feedback from others in the community about fertility doctors. She was working with one recommended doctor where treatment seemed impersonal, and wondered if she was getting the kind of attention she needed at her age level.