Friday, September 18, 2009

Plea for (estrogen patch) Help

I'm sending some feelers out there in the lovely ttc/ivf world to see if anyone by chance has any estrogen patches with an imminent expiration date hanging around. Getting ready for transfer #2 and need the damn things that the clinic had previously been supplying to me free of charge. Who knew they cost $14 a pop? Without insurance covering anything, they are over $375 for a box of 40. Now, who the heck knows how long I'll need them for, and I sure as hell am not going to plop down that amount of cashish only to be not pregnant and not need them and out of the money to boot.

Soooo....I thought I'd try this. I'm going to buy enough to get me through the tww and a little beyond. But I know that we had a crapload leftover after S.'s IVF, and just let them expire. So, so sad--if we had known how expensive they were, we would have quickly donated them.

Many thanks and probably some homemade gift of thank you if anyone by chance is willing and able to donate some.

3 comments:

Laurie said...

Oh, I wish I could help... but we already donated ours! I will keep my fingers crossed that someone will have extras for you!

amy said...

we have two patches left that you're welcome to. i know that's not a huge help but i'm guessing every little bit will help. they are due to expire 2/2010 so i'm guessing they still have some magic left in 'em. email me your mailing address and i'd be happy to send them on. we also have a brand new box of endometrin (21) that expire 12/09 if you need those.

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