238 - Micropreemies, Infertility, and Preparing for next round of IVF with Diane Olusada

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Have you heard of the term micropreemie?

A micropreemie is a baby that is born before the 26th week of pregnancy or weighs less than 28 ounces.

Today’s guest is a mother of two an angel baby and rainbow baby both who were micropreemies born before 26 weeks. Diane Olusado combatted infertility with professional help for 4 years. After 7 failed IUIs and 1 failed IVF cycle she had a successful transfer and gave birth to her baby at 23 weeks and 5 days. Alayo died in the NICU after living for 9 days. Diane went onto another round of IVF that was successful and had her rainbow baby Iyanu at 26 weeks and 2 days and spent 108 days in the NICU.

In todays episode, Diane shares her journey through infertility and loss and how she is preparing for her next IVF or Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET).

This episode is for you to listen to if you have battled infertility and are also preparing for your next FET and IVF cycle.

Listen to this episode here: sistersinloss.com/ep238

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