Infertility is an extremely taxing journey. Emotionally, physically, financially, whether undertaken with a loving, supportive spouse or partner or as a single-parent-by-choice, infertility can seem like an overwhelming trail with no endpoint in sight.
Over the next several days, I started having some pregnancy symptoms, but then they quickly went away. I knew something wasn’t right. Sure enough, I started my period just shy of 6 weeks. My “wonderful” didn’t last very long.
Egg donation is a medical process that spurs young, healthy women’s ovaries to produce extra eggs, which are then retrieved and made available to other women struggling with infertility.
A follicle is a sac filled with fluid in which an immature egg develops. Follicles are located in the ovaries. When a follicle grows to an ideal size, ovulation occurs, which results in the rupture of a follicle and the release of an egg from the ovary.
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