In December 2010 I completed the final blood draw on what would ultimately become our fifth failed intrauterine insemination (IUI) cycle. When I was checking out, I noticed a brochure perched on the counter at my fertility clinic. The brochure was for a program called Attain IVF – something my partner and I had never heard of. I took the information home and had no idea that this program would play such an instrumental part in our journey to become parents.
We scheduled an appointment to discuss in vitro fertilization (IVF) with our reproductive endocrinologist (RE) six months later in June 2011. We met with our clinic’s office manager/financial counselor immediately after that appointment.
We found out that we would have (more…)