An IVF Documentary | Mo & Piper’s Journey

Ep. 1 of 4: Love & Hope: An IVF Documentary

Original Air Date Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Almost 8 million people in the U.S. are affected by infertility.

According to Mark P. Trolice, M.D., director of Fertility CARE: the IVF Center, we don’t always know the reasons behind infertility.

What’s certain is that everyone has their own unique story to tell; and you probably know someone who’s experienced this tragic problem.

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After two failed in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures at other practices, Mo and Piper turn to the expertise of Dr. Trolice.

Now, thanks to the openness and generosity of one couple wanting to share their story and inspire others, you can follow their journey through this four-part documentary series.

In part 1 of this series, Mo and Piper turn to the expertise of Dr. Trolice, for their third attempt at conception. After two failed in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures at other practices, they begin their journey anew, walking hand in hand with Dr. Trolice and his staff along the way.

“He’s one of the best doctors I’ve ever met,” says Mo. “He remembers us and everything about us.”

“He is one of the kindest doctors,” Piper says. “I just feel like he really cares.”

Find out how Mo and Piper’s love for each other and their unborn baby, along with the full support and encouragement of Fertility CARE, is keeping the spark of hope alive in their quest to start a family. And if you are considering IVF for yourself, you’ll learn what to expect by watching this series.

Tune in to Discover:

  • Dr. Trolice’s expert recommendations for best IVF embryo transfer results
  • Potential risks and complications to be aware of and avoid before undergoing IVF
  • Questions and concerns that couples have at the beginning of the IVF process
  • How the entire staff at Fertility CARE is working to support IVF patients

Ep. 2 of 4: Love & Hope: An IVF Documentary

Original Air Date Wednesday, November 2, 2016

ivf documentaryAfter an eight-year struggle with infertility and two failed in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures at other practices, Mohamed and Piper continue their journey with IVF under the loving and supportive care of Mark P. Trolice, M.D., director of Fertility CARE: the IVF Center.

In part 2 of this series, Mo and Piper literally open their front door and their hearts to share an honest and intimate look at the challenges, struggles, successes and joys that they face on a day to day basis, as they sojourn through the IVF waters.

Witness how the IVF process is affecting the couple physically, mentally and emotionally. Find out about the hurdles they need to confront throughout their fertility quest, and how they are overcoming them. If you’re considering IVF treatment for yourself, you’ll gain great insight into the procedure by watching this series.

For Mohamed and Piper, the proven experience of Dr. Trolice and his staff are a constant source of reassurance.

“I know Dr. Trolice’s team is really good, and we fully trust them,” says Mo.

In this episode we cover:

  • Dr. Trolice’s professional advice for younger couples considering IVF
  • Dr. Trolice’s detailed description, explanation and analysis of the two-step IVF process
  • Challenges and hurdles that couples face during the IVF process and what can be done to overcome them
  • What first brought Mo and Piper together as a couple, and what is sustaining and strengthening the bond between them

Ep. 3 of 4: Love & Hope: An IVF Documentary

Original Air Date Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Piper and Mo have been there before.

ivf documentaryAfter more than eight years of disappointment and frustration from failed fertility treatments elsewhere, the couple put their faith in Mark P. Trolice, M.D., director of Fertility CARE: the IVF Center, and his dedicated staff.

This time around everything seemed to be going smoothly: Piper’s bloodwork was good, her hormones were right where they needed to be, and her eggs and Mohamed’s sperm had created embryos, which were now ready to be placed into Piper’s uterus. The couple was cautiously optimistic.

And then – a setback. Once implanted into the uterus, the embryo didn’t fuse properly with the lining of the uterus, and failed to grow.

Dr. Trolice, however, was not throwing in the towel just yet.

In part 3 of this series, Mo and Piper persist on their IVF journey, and despite grave disappointment, place even more faith in the knowledge and expertise of Dr. Trolice and his team. The couple provides an eye witness look into their lives, as they hold onto the hope of conception, all the while grappling with the possibility that it may never happen.

For Piper and Mo, their bond with Dr. Trolice is like a lifeboat in a stormy sea:

“I have so much confidence in Dr. Trolice,” Mo says. “I feel like he’s more than a doctor to me, I feel like he’s a very good friend.”

In this episode we cover:

  • Challenges and hurdles that couples face during the IVF process and what can be done to overcome them
  • Dr. Trolice’s detailed description, explanation and analysis of the two-step IVF process, and how it might help young couples reach the goal of pregnancy
  • What first brought Mo and Piper together as a couple, and what is sustaining and strengthening the bond between them
  • Live footage as Piper prepares for her egg removal surgery

Ep. 4 of 4: Love & Hope: An IVF Documentary

Original Air Date Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Piper and Mohamed can almost see the finish line.

After almost nine years of struggle with infertility and failed in vitro fertilization (IVF) attempts, they are closer than ever to conceiving. There’s just one last hurdle to overcome.

In part 4 of this series, watch how Mark P. Trolice, M.D., director of Fertility CARE: the IVF Center, uses the two-step IVF procedure to give Mo and Piper the best chance they’ve ever had for having a baby.

Join the couple up close as they share their innermost thoughts and feelings about family, infertility and society. Why don’t they simply adopt?, they are often asked. The answers lie in this final heartwarming and intimate episode, which has followed Mo and Piper every step of the way during their three month quest to have a baby of their own.

“IVF is never guaranteed,” says Dr. Trolice. “Piper and Mo agreed to do this regardless of the outcome, as did the clinic. IVF is the most exciting technology available today to help couples build their family. We were honored to be able to share their story with you.”

In this episode we cover:

  • Why in many states, IVF treatment may be less costly, and often provide quicker results, than adoption
  • Live footage from Piper’s preparation for her final surgical attempt at embryo implantation
  • Dr. Trolice’s expert advice for the best IVF embryo transfer results
  • If Mo and Piper will get that fateful call from Dr. Trolice, that will change their lives forever