Tag: In Vitro Fertilization

‘We Had Their Baby, and They Had Our Baby’: Couple Sues Over Embryo ‘Mix-Up’

Peiffer Wolf Carr Kane & Conway, the law firm representing the Cardinales, estimated that the couple had paid $50,000 to the fertility clinic for the treatments. In the lawsuit, the couple said that Dr. Mor had never disclosed that a third-party affiliate, In VitroTech Labs, would be used for I.V.F. services and that Dr. Mor […]

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Why I Gave My Mosaic Embryo a Chance

Five months later, I got a call from a physician who was filling in for my doctor; she canceled my appointment, claiming she was uncomfortable transferring a mosaic embryo. I was livid and overcome with grief. “The larger question that emerges with embryo testing is who gets to take on the risk of possibly bringing […]

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Male Infertility: What to Know and How to Cope

Seek support. “My knee jerk reaction was I didn’t want to tell anyone,” said Denny Ceizyk, 53, author of “Almost a Father: A Memoir of Male Infertility.” “It was the first time in my relationship with my wife, Lisa, where I felt like I couldn’t provide what she wanted,” Ceizyk said. Although Lisa successfully conceived […]

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The Lasting Trauma of Infertility

I’m handing over the newsletter this week to Regina Townsend, the founder of The Broken Brown Egg, an infertility website and community centered on the experiences of women of color. She’s writing about the intersection of infertility and mental health. Here’s a link to our infertility section for more on I.V.F., I.U.I. and other treatments […]

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