Paris Hilton’s IVF announcement criticised

Paris Hiltons IVF

Paris Hilton recently disclosed her plans to start a family with boyfriend Carter Reum and the couple is currently undergoing invitro fertilization with the same doctor, who performed Kim Kardashian’s IVF treatment. Although celebrities coming out about their infertility and treatments are usually lauded, Paris Hilton’s IVF disclosure hasn’t gone down well with many people. “We have been doing the IVF so I can pick twins if I like,” Hilton… Read More

Meghan Markle’s miscarriage & the grief it caused

Meghan Harry and their son Archie

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry lost their second child shortly after he was conceived. The Duchess of Sussex talked about this painful chapter of their lives in an essay she wrote for the New York times. Meghan Markle’s miscarriage happened in July of 2019, when the couple was still living with the Royals in the UK. She recounts that morning she picked up little Archie from his crib, changed his… Read More

Lena Dunham’s IVF essay receives flak

Lena Dunham IVF story

Lena Dunham’s IVF story resonated with a lot of women, but many are also critical of her views of the online infertility community, which they found to be ‘judgemental’ and ‘condescending’. The American actor-producer opened up about her fertility problems including endometriosis and IVF failure, as she penned a rather vulnerable essay for Harper’s Magazine. Most celebrities are lauded for sharing such a personal struggle on any public platform, but… Read More

IVF delays due to Coronavirus concerns

IVF doctors cancel treatments due to COVID

COVID-19 lockdowns and the consequent restrictions on our life are difficult for everyone, but they are extremely exasperating for people who are facing IVF delays due to Coronavirus concerns. Anyone who understands infertility, would know that time is precious in IVF treatments and any delay can significantly lower your chances of conceiving. Fertility clinics have shut their doors amid world-wide lockdowns, and patients seeking IVF have been left in limbo.… Read More

Amy Schumer’s IVF : 35 eggs but one good embryo

Amy Schumer IVF clinic

Amy Schumer’s IVF cycle resulted in one viable embryo even though 35 eggs were retrieved after simulation, she revealed via an Instagram post on Saturday. The comedienne is upbeat and feels lucky to have one good embryo but also realizes the steep drop from the number of eggs. She is right though—you need only one good quality embryo for a successful pregnancy but having more embryos means you will have… Read More