Let’s Talk About

I support women in every stage of the process: Thinking, Trying, Parenting. Whether you are just getting curious or at the end of your rope, I can help you. Here are some things we may talk about: 

Getting Started   

  • What do I want? single parenting, co-parenting, waiting...
  • Do I want to be a single mom? Grieving our vision?  Challenges and benefits. 
  • Should I wait?  How long can I wait?  What if I date for just one more year? Will I ever date again?  Will I be single forever?
  •  How’s your fertiltiy? FSH, AMH, resting follicle count etc. 
  • Overview of process for conception: home midwife inseminations, OB/GYN, reproductive endocrinologists, IUI vs ICI vs IVF. 
  • Getting prepared by tracking ovulation cycle so you are ready for inseminations
  • Financial concerns and Planning

Donors, Donors, Donors: 

  •  All about sperm donors: Open ID, Known, Unknown etc. Profiles, family limits, genetic testing etc
  • How to choose a sperm donor.  Info about various sperm banks, the choice between Known and Unknown donors, spreadsheets, donor picking parties etc.
  • Getting Knocked up: Home ICI and IUI inseminations, medicated cycles, IVF protocols.  
  • Advice about tracking ovulation about timing inseminations 
  • Dealing with hope and disappointment of failed cycles
  • Meditation and Qigong techniques for calming mind and generating a fertile state, calling in help, your child’s spirit etc.

All About Eggs:  

  • 100% Donor, Egg Donation and Embryo Donation
  • Coming to terms with using an egg donor
  • Epigenetics and its implications
  •  Fresh eggs vs Frozen Egg Banks
  • When have you tried enough? Getting closure so you can confidently move forward knowing you did everything you could?
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of going abroad for IVF or Donor IVF

 Vacation IVF or Fertility Tourism:

  • Are you well suited? 
  • Pricing comparisons
  • Research and logisitical support
  • Coordinating your care—finding doctors, ordering meds
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