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How McDonald’s French Fries Can Help Your IVF Cycle

There are very few benefits to suffering through IVF and infertility, in general. Like, pretty much none at all.

But, in the name of looking-on-the-bright-side, I’ve got a teeny, tiny, microscopic little benefit to share with you:

McDonald’s French Fries could increase your chances of getting pregnant.

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After Infertility: What to Do with Leftover Frozen Embryos When Your Family is Complete

Ya know what? I feel totally ripped off by this whole infertility thing. Yeah, yeah, the whole, years of treatments and needles and appointments and procedures and buckets upon buckets of tears thing… sure. That was pretty bad.  But that’s not what I’m talking about now. I’m talking about aftermath of infertility. The part where …

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5 Crazy IVF Superstitions (That Work!)

Let’s be real for second: IVF sucks. In every way.

Sure, it’s a scientific wonder, and it’s amazing it even exists, and it’s helped thousands of people start families who otherwise wouldn’t have been able to (myself included). So, fine, it’s got that going for it.

But the worst part is, you can put yourself through all of the pain, agony, and expense of IVF, and it’s still not a guarantee.

So for me, when I went through it the first time, I researched everything — ev-er-y-thing — I could do to improve my odds. If it didn’t work, I wanted to know I’d done everything in my power to have the best odds possible.

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The Infertility Guidebook: Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET)

If you’re doing an FET, you’ve likely already completed at least one IVF cycle and either did a freeze-all, or had embryos left over after your fresh transfer; or you’re using donor embryos.

Either way, the good news is that this will be really, really easy compared to pretty much every other treatment plan up to this point.

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