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Articles & Helpful Resources


You will find many articles about traveling abroad for fertility treatments and various infertility news topics in my blog. A few of the most popular recent topics include:

Endometrial Biopsies


Traveling with IVF Meds

Egg Donors - Anonymous, Known, or Semi-Known

Genetic Testing Prior To Conception

US Clinic Donor Egg IVF Success Rates


Also, visit our page of IVF Acronyms and what they mean.


Helpful Links:

PVED - Parents Via Egg Donation, or PVED, is a non-profit organization that was created to provide an informational and supportive environment where parents and parents-to-be can learn and share information about all facets of the egg donation process. Its mission is to educate, support, and empower families and individuals at any stage of the process who choose to use egg donation to build a family.

SART - Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. SART is the primary organization of professionals dedicated to the practice of assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in the United States. Their mission is to set and help maintain the standards for ART in an effort to better serve its members and patients.  They publish IVF Success Rates for US Clinics.

CDC - Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC's Division of Reproductive Health provides research on ART usage and outcomes. They also publish Outcomes and Success Statistics for individual US Clinics and for the US Fertility Industry combined. 

Resolve - The National Infertility Association. Resolve is a non-profit organization with the only established, nationwide network mandated to promote reproductive health and to ensure equal access to all family building options for men and women experiencing infertility or other reproductive disorders.

My Favorite IVF Due Date Calculator

BetaBase - A site that offers a database for comparing your Beta hCG (pregnancy hormone) numbers to other reported pregnancies. It includes comparisons for singleton, twin, and high order multiple pregnancies

Ken Abbott's Blog about ways to save money on IVF treatments