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Day 3 or Day 5 Embryo?

Dr. Rafat Abbasi, Columbia Fertility Associates

For our Choice Mom Guide: About Embryos, I asked Choice Mom sponsor Dr. Rafat Abbasi, of Columbia Fertility Center (D.C.) to talk about the difference between transferring an embryo on Day 3 of growth compared to Day 5. “Over the last several years, the development of culture systems has improved the ability of embryos to…

We Don’t Call Ourselves CHOICE Moms for Nothing

At 33, Merewyn had already been saving a “baby fund” for some time, as she contemplated becoming a Choice Mom. She had a master’s degree and related certificates in her field, a well-paying job that seemed stable enough, and was told that as a child she was the most stubborn of her mother’s six children.…

Should I transfer one or two embryos?

Toronto babies

A woman with a three-year-old daughter is contemplating IVF for a second, and is concerned about the statistics from her doctor about the chance for having multiples. Her clinic is closed the entire Christmas week, when she expects to ovulate next, and thus far they haven’t had any luck with insemination timing, so she is…