Eating Cow Balls and other Weird Chinese Stuff for Fertility (Filipino Podcast)

In this episode, we discussed the different Chinese food and medicines my Chinese parents forced us to take in order to conceive. If you like what we’re doing, we would be more than happy if you can give us a thumbs up and subscribe to this podcast. You can also send us a message through our facebook fan page at πŸ™‚ Please click this … Continue reading Eating Cow Balls and other Weird Chinese Stuff for Fertility (Filipino Podcast)

Attack of the Measles (Filipino Podcast)

We talked about measles and how we feel about people who refuse to vaccinate their children. We did the podcast in a coffeeshop and we’re sorry for the bad audio. Please let me know what you think by sending us a message through our facebook fan page πŸ™‚ Please click this link for our podcast. You can also listen at Apple Podcast, Spotify or any … Continue reading Attack of the Measles (Filipino Podcast)

My Second FET Experience

I was asked to come to the hospital at 8AM on the day of my scheduled frozen embryo transfer. I wasn’t required to do any fasting since they will not be administering anesthesia for the transfer so that’s a relief. I paid for the procedure, had my ultrasound done, and I was told that my uterine lining was good. I noticed on the screen that it was 0.98mm, which is great since it had to be greater than 0.8mm for best results. I then had my injections, Crinone gel, other meds and was told I had to wait 30 minutes before having my blood test. After 30 minutes, I had my blood drawn and I waited for my turn. We must have been waiting around an hour before I was finally called. I was led to a room where I remember getting a massage during my very first FET but noticed that some of the tools for the FET were in that room. I think to myself, “Darn, I should’ve brought my phone huhu.”Β  Continue reading “My Second FET Experience”

Lee Women’s Hospital is coming back to Manila

Due to the overwhelming response to Lee Women’s Hospital’s consultation fair last August, they will be coming back to Manila to hold another free consultation fair this coming December. You will be able to meet Dr. Chun-I Lee, Dr. Maw-Sheng Lee’s son, to ask about your infertility concerns. The consultation fair will take place on December 8, 2018, 1-4PM in Manila. Exact venue will be … Continue reading Lee Women’s Hospital is coming back to Manila

A Beautiful Reminder

Deciding to undergo IVF is not easy. In fact, I personally found it hard to accept that we had a huge infertility problem. I tried to convince myself that I could get pregnant naturally even after being married for 5 years. But I knew at the back of my mind that I had to do something drastic. I couldn’t just sit around while my biological clock was ticking. I think the 5 year mark really pushed us to finally do IVF, and turning 30. Continue reading “A Beautiful Reminder”