Thats why I came here. I know Im not 40+, Im 39 next month, and I know its not going to be easy. My 2 egg haul was the indicator Im not going to cruise in this. 7+years trying, I just want something good to happen.
My irk is the images on the marketing material IVF clinics use. You know, the images of pristine white parents holding their pristine white baby, usually in pristine clothes with colours of cool white and blue. Ooh for flips sake, check out any family with a newborn...that is not real life!
I'd love to produce a 'real' marketing flyer for an IVF clinic. Do we have a graphic designer amongst us. We could put the facts out there, as we know them, to potential IVFers!!
Something I do like about the CT ED clinics is that the clinics are run/owned by women who have actually done multiple rounds of IVF.
You say that @Blossom, but what percentage of LB's patients are over 40? And what if the ads were true reflections of our own lives. Would you be more drawn to something you could relate to? And how desperate are we to get our hands on properly accurate figures? Even as a naive first timer when you ring a clinic one of the first questions you ask about is their success rates. I reckon real figures, real women (families) and stories of real experiences. Let's not under-estimate women, I say!!
Sorry, rant over.
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Ex-DP would have a few syringes sticking out of both of his testes representing the TESA procedures he had done twice and in one hand would be the Emla cream used to numb his crown jewels prior to the procedure and an ice pack in the other to ease his discomfort for after!!!
In front of us both would be a few briefcases full of money "Who Dares Wins"-style that would show how much the whole thing bloody cost as well as a couple of yearly calenders to demonstrate the time spent TTC with an ATM receipt sticky taped on the front showing a zero bank balance!!!!
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