Tests and Treatment

The below articles explore my personal experience with various fertility tests and treatments, both medical and holistic.

What is Clomid and how does it work?

The Ins and Outs of the Clomid Crazies. Three months of my life were spent on the fertility drug Clomid.  I’m reluctant to spoil the ending, but given that the narrative in no way builds suspense I will tell you anyway.  Reader, it didn’t work.

Is the HSG procedure painful?

The HSG is a fertility test used to check for blockages in fallopian tubes and abnormalities in the uterus.  It has a reputation in urban legend for being immensely painful. Writing a reassuring report was my original intention, but it is with a reluctant heart that I join the ranks of the whiners and wimps. 

Do Chinese herbs help fertility?

Is traditional Chinese medicine the fertility cure I’ve been hoping for? This article explores what happens at a Chinese herbalist appointment for infertility.