Egg Freezing and Divorce

An unnamed 38-year-old woman in New Jersey is divorcing her her
husband of 8 years. What separates this story from an otherwise common
tale, is that the woman is asking her husband for $20,000 in the divorce
settlement so she can freeze and store her eggs.

My Infertility Journey: My IVF Fundraiser (Part 11)

My IVF fundraiser was going pretty well. I was promoting it once a
week on Facebook and I had several friends who were promoting it on
their own Facebook pages, too. One of my friends even acted as my
personal cheerleader.

My Infertility Journey: Funding IVF (Part 9)

Deciding to go the IVF route was undoubtedly the best way to go at this point. Paying for it was a whole other thing. Unfortunately, it isn't covered by most insurance policies and I haven't found a doctor or clinic yet who will do in with an in-house payment plan.

My Infertility Journey: Herbal Fertility Pills (Part 7)

Still trying to go the natural route, I started doing online research to find different ways to boost fertility. I generally keep Facebook open in its own tab on my computer throughout the day; I started getting a lot of adds for fertility products in my Facebook sidebar.

My Infertility Journey: The Ferning Test (Part 6)

With no success with intrauterine insemination (IUI), ovulation tracking, and fertility acupuncture, I was kind of at a loss as to what to do next. IVF was the only option I knew that I hadn't tried, and it was a lot more expensive than I could afford at that time.

My Infertility Journey: Acupuncture (Part 5)

After a year of tracking ovulation with extreme precision and no results, I decided to try a different tactic. I've long been a fan of acupuncture. I got it once a week for two years straight to help me with relaxation in my mid-20s.

My Infertility Journey: Intrauterine Insemination

After diagnosing us with unexplained infertility, our reproductive medicine doctor went over our options with us. The first two things she recommended were intrauterine insemination and in-vitro fertilization.

My Infertility Journey: The Testing (Part 2)

I was pretty excited to be going to the fertility specialist. I had every confidence the doctor would ask some questions, do some testing, and tell me how to fix whatever was wrong so I could get pregnant. My husband wasn't so excited.

My Infertility Journey: The Beginning

I was always sure I wanted kids. I talked about it when I was a teenager as if it were a given that I would have them someday in the far off future. There was only a very brief time in my early 20's when I wasn't sure.