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What is the IVF Process? (IN LAYMAN’S TERMS)

In Vitro Fertilisation is when a women’s egg are fertilised outside of the body. The term comes from Latin and it literally means in glass fertilisation. The IVF process uses either couples or donated eggs and sperm. The IVF process was first tested 30 years ago and that's when the term test tube baby was coined. It is one of...

A Shortish Version of My IVF Success Story.

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  How my wife and I became an IVF success story. "The chances of you having children are one in a million. You might as well not bother trying naturally" said the world's grumpiest fertility doctor to my wife and I. It was September 2014, and we had just visited a fertility clinic in Berlin to find out why the missus...

Fertility Centre. 3 tips on how to find the best one.

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Finding the right fertility doctor and fertility centre is a really difficult decision. It can be the difference between successful and unsuccessful IVF treatment. It is convenient to expect that finding a clinic will be easy. A quick search on google will bring up your local fertility centre and that is your decision made. Do not make the mistake of rushing...

15 Useful Tips to help You with Successful IVF

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  https://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=PLcfKW2_2Zk5P0u5ik3PZ4bGQ2TDnYUyBV&v=KemAhjwUOVQ Successful IVF is a long hard process. Surviving three IVF treatments does not make me an expert. I have however learned many lessons that will be valuable for any courageous couples that are struggling with infertility. My wife and I went through two failed and one successful IVF treatment and we are now the proud parents of twins....

Who the hell is Scantily Dad and what is the Scantily Dad Blog?

Why Did I start this Dad blog? This is the Scantily Dad blog. My name James, I am from Dublin, Ireland, and live in Berlin, with my wife Olivia. In November 2016, our twins Max and Mathilda were born. It was the best day of our lives but unfortunately, they were born ten weeks earlier than planned. That’s a hell of...

How to beat IVF Treatment!

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“Everything is going to be fine in the end. If it's not fine it's not the end.” ― Oscar Wilde IVF treatment is the hardest thing that I have ever experienced. The whole IVF process is long and arduous. There are so many low points that come with IVF treatment and it can be hard to believe that it will ever work...

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