Entries by Nele

Eggs in my basket

  I am in the sickeningly green-and-white doctor’s office in Ghent, reading him a list of what I need to be tested for – various STD’s, Rubella, thyroid levels, hormone levels. As always with these types of appointments, I feel as if I need to be prepared for a fight. I remind myself that I […]

Pregnancy chances over time

  After looking it up online, the internet tells me that if we were to go ahead and get sperm delivered to our doorstep, we have about a 15% chance of success per try with at home insemination. That doesn’t seem like that much. Jo and I only have a limited amount of money we […]

The mail order loophole

  Sperm banks can mail their wares in the post to almost anywhere in the world. After our stressful hospital audition we’re ready to think outside the box here, so an option we had dismissed before is suddenly looking appealing again. Why not just do it at home? Related postsThe hormone craziesCan’t believe it’s not… […]