12. Life gets in the way

When is the right time to try for a baby? Well when you're spending several months salary on ivf/icsi the answer is when your wife is going to be the least stressed. I say least stressed because life by its very nature is full of stressful situations. Being a school teacher immediately puts my wife … Continue reading 12. Life gets in the way

11. Meeting with the  Professor of Embryology

Our meeting with the Professor of Embryology happened. It didn't really give us any answers or reassurances, but it wasn't negative either. She spent half an hour giving us more information about our embies; one had unusually split initially into 3 not 2 and another had uneven pronuclei. Importantly though, they all survived the icsi … Continue reading 11. Meeting with the  Professor of Embryology

1. Introduction

I felt inspired to write this blog after reading my friend’s similar story and realised not only how many people are affected by fertility problems, but also how few people actually talk about it openly. As young men, we’re bombarded by testosterone filled images of sports stars, constantly reminded that our sole purpose is to … Continue reading 1. Introduction