“4th transfer and choosing a new egg

The 4th transfer came and went, I even stopped recording my feelings as I was in such a dark place that I couldn’t even look at myself. I thought for sure the universe didn’t want me to be a father. I started thinking that maybe my life a single man wasn’t so bad; I can […]

“2nd embryo transfer

Time seems to stop when you are waiting for the results. The second Embryo transfer happened on Dec 12, 2017. I was in Toronto with my family. I was optimistic that this time it would be positive. I was in a good place (I thought!) surrounded by love and support so what could go wrong? […]

“1st embryo transfer results

So as I was waiting the 15 days to see if she was pregnant, I felt very positive. It was a time in my life where I really needed some good news. My relationship was very rocky, it had been since the start of this journey; work was well stressful doesn’t even begin to cover […]

“1st embryo transfer

Embryo transfer is a simple procedure that follows in vitro fertilization (IVF) and is often considered the simplest and final step of the IVF process. The objective of embryo transfer is to facilitate conception following fertilization from the IVF procedure. Embryos are generally transferred to the woman’s uterus at the 2-8 cell stage. Embryos may […]

“waiting

I guess one of the hardest things about the surrogacy process is the waiting. Being on the other side of the world and feeling helpless. Not being able to do anything but wait. Then, of course, all the questions and doubts come up. Am I doing the right thing? Can I be a good father? […]

“the clinic

There is really not much to say about the clinic. If you are from a first world country, then it’s probably not like you are used to. There is a reason why the cost is dramatically lower. Besides the heat that you encounter while in the waiting room. The facilities are well; I guess it […]

From Stoned Swimmers to Super Sperm

From Stoned Swimmers to Super Sperm: My Unexpected Fertility Journey Here’s something I hadn’t mentioned yet about my surrogacy journey – it involves a rather unexpected twist involving a cup, a hospital in Bahrain, and my lifestyle choices. Before I signed the contract and set the date to head off to Kenya, a thought struck […]