Infertility PhrasesAs fertility treatment patients, we get our own language and our own inside jokes. Infertility may suck, but the friendships we make carry us through it all. Have a good laugh because it's the best antidote to feeling awful.

Phrases Only Infertile Understand

Five phrases only an infertility patient will understand:

1. Day 1, Day 3

2. Trigger shot

3. IUI, IVF, ICSI, PGS, PGD, HSG, SSG

4. Follicle count

5. Upper, outer quadrant

Topics: Humor

Lisa Rosenthal

Lisa has over thirty years of experience in the fertility field. After her personal infertility journey, she felt dissatisfied with the lack of comprehensive services available to support her. She was determined to help others undergoing fertility treatment. Lisa has been with RMACT for eleven years and serves as Patient Advocate and the Strategic Content Lead.

Lisa is the teacher and founder of Fertile Yoga, a program designed to support men and women on their quest for their families through gentle movement and meditation.

Lisa’s true passion is supporting patients getting into treatment, being able to stay in treatment and staying whole and complete throughout the process. Lisa is also a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, which is helpful in her work with fertility patients.

Her experience also includes working with RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association and The American Fertility Association (now Path2Parenthood), where she was Educational Coordinator, Conference Director and Assistant Executive Director.

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