Fertility Medications and Patient Commentary
There's a lot to organize and get right about infertility treatment, including fertility medications. When treatment includes injectable medications, sometimes it can feel overwhelming.
I've been listening to comments from women in the midst of fertility treatment lately. Here are some of those comments from women engaged in fertility injections.
Fertility Injections: Patients' Own Words
"The first fertility injection, I was nervous, then realized it was really no big deal."
"I prefer to do the injections myself, it gives me more of a sense of control."
"My husband gives me the injections; it makes us both feel that he's more involved."
"My belly was a better landing spot than my thigh. Even though I don't have a lot of belly, the injection was practically painless."
"The side effects of the medication, hot flashes and hormonal reactions were managable. Much more managable than doing nothing at all and not getting pregnant."
"Medications scare me and I usually have every side effect known to mankind. I had no reactions to any of the medications. It was a big relief to get them started and see that was true!"
"There was some bruising from the injections. It definitely looked worse than it felt. Got me lots of sympathy from my partner!"
"I was relieved to start the medications and know that I was moving forward towards having my baby."
Injectable Medications and Womens' Reactions
These are some of the reactions that patients have had to using injectable medications. Your reactions may be different. Please listen carefully to your medical and clinical staff so that you know if your responses are within the normal range.
It's not easy taking injections. It's also not easy sitting quietly. Sometimes, those are exactly the two things that need to come together.
We know that this can be intimidating and sometimes even downright scary. Let us know if we can answer any questions. Contact us.
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