Understanding What Drugs Are Used and

The main aim of IVF treatment is to make the most of every 'go'. So, while you normally release only one egg every month, which may or may not be 'perfect', with IVF the goal is to have about a dozen eggs reach maturity to improve the chance of at least one of them being 'just right'. To stimulate your ovaries to produce multiple eggs, your doctor gives you a carefully measured cocktail of drugs that can make you feel quite hormonal and a bit off the planet — but not in the same way as you feel after a few gin and tonics!

In this section I describe what you may find in your cocktail. Refer to Chapter 5 for more about hormone stimulation.

Pregnancy Guide

Pregnancy Guide

A Beginner's Guide to Healthy Pregnancy. If you suspect, or know, that you are pregnant, we ho pe you have already visited your doctor. Presuming that you have confirmed your suspicions and that this is your first child, or that you wish to take better care of yourself d uring pregnancy than you did during your other pregnancies; you have come to the right place.

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