I'm back at work and all I've been doing is surfing the web for anything that I can find on improving egg quality. It seems that each doctor and each clinic has their own opinions. Even my mom (who is in Korea right now) has chimed in with her two cents worth.
My mother is trying to convince me that I need to leave Doc for three months, live in Korea, take herbs and then do IVF at a clinic there. My cousin is a big-wig ob/gyn at one of the hospitals in Seoul and so knows some other big-wig RE at Maria IVF (the first clinic in Korea to do IVF), and supposedly, my cousin has guaranteed my mother that I will get pregnant if I do IVF in Korea.
Now, although I'd love to buy into this guarantee I have a hard time swallowing this gigantic, cockamaymie, crap-filled pill. Not only does this does this not make me feel any better right now, but it bugs the living crap out of me. I need reasonable, honest, helpful advice, not more shit-based rhetoric on how advanced Korea is and how things are just better if I do it out there. For god's sakes, what the hell would I do out there for 3 months?! I barely speak the language, I don't have any friends (other than my relatives who will all be in my business), and I'll be away from Doc! I have a hard enough time talking to the doctors here with all the medical jargon, let alone having to do it in Korean...Freakin' a.
On another note, I feel absolutely no symptoms. My nipples o' fire are now only smoldering because the HCG is almost out of my system and other than a few period like cramps, I'm feeling pretty much the same. I don't have very high hopes for next week's beta.
Do genes matter?
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