Baby Chau Journey

SAN DIEGO, CA (US)
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Created 1 year ago
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Fertility Treatments

Baby Chau Journey

by Sheryl Chau

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  • $25,000.00

    Fundraiser Goal
  • $3,405.00

    Funds Raised
  • 0

    Days to go
$3,405.00 raised of $25,000.00 Goal
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SAN DIEGO, CA (US)

Sheryl Chau is organizing this fundraiser on behalf of Sheryl Chau.

Campaign Story

Hi, my name is Tiffany Chau. I am Sheryl’s wife. Sheryl and I have been together for 9 years and have been married for 3 years. She is my best friend, my co-pilot, my ukulele girl, my role model, my confidant, my superwoman and the bright light of a wife I could ever ask for! We are a lesbian, Asian-American couple from San Diego, CA. We have a 14 year old son (from my previous relationship) who Sheryl is an amazing 2nd mom to! At this point in our lives, Sheryl is ready to experience all that motherhood has to offer.

We’ve been trying to have a child for the last 3 years with no success. Our journey started in 2019 right after our wedding. So far we’ve done a total of 9 IUI procedures with Sheryl doing 8 of them totaling 25K spent in 2021. We used 3 different donors, undergone 9 procedures and seen 3 different doctors and clinics. I’ve seen her poked and prodded over and over again. I’ve stood by her taking different vitamins, supplements, medications and shots hoping for a chance to carry her own child. We have sad days then really sad days. In this process, it has taken a toll on her mentally and physically. Trying to have a baby is a lot of stress. It’s a lot of grief.

With this fundraiser, we will be able to alleviate the worry of how we will fund our next cycle and she will be put in the best position mentally to carry. I know that this won’t guarantee us a baby, but this support will remind my wife who she is — a powerful, sexy, confident, loving, positive, resilient powerhouse of a woman that we all love no matter the outcome. This will give us the opportunity to keep going on our journey…

If we are able to raise money to expand our family, it would go to one more IUI procedure which will be done next month (October). Our doctor has recommended IVF in the past, however, we weren’t able to come up with the funds for IVF so we went forward with IUI. If we are able to save + fundraise enough, we would love to move forward with IVF as it has a higher success rate. Thank you for taking the time to read our story and all the love + support!

In light of full transparency, here are the costs of our procedures:
Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) Cycle – $1275
Medication – $150-$500
Sperm Vial with S&H – $1550
IVF Cycle – $26,298
IVF medication – $6000-$8000

  • 10-14-2022

    Cozy Warrior Grant

    Grateful doesn’t even begin to cover it. Though this journey isn’t easy, people (like you) who give from the kindness of their hearts are the reason we remain hopeful.

    We look forward to celebrating when we can carry someday. When we do, we will think about those that donated and made it possible ♥️

    UPDATE: We have received a $5000 fertility grant from Cozy Warriors and are able to move from IUI (25% success rate) to IVF (60% success rate) for our fertility treatment. We do need to get a few things in order and we anticipate to do IVF in January 2023. Thank you for standing by our side during this journey, We love each and every one of you.

  • 09-29-2023

    Gratitude and GoodBye for now.

    To everyone who has provided us a gift for our journey to become parents, again … Thank you<3. We have now ended our fundraiser and it has been an emotional time for the Chau Family. After our last IVF, Tiffany and I have decided to concentrate on our family of three. We do not know what the future holds for us. We are taking it day by day. What we do know is that we are loved, and we are grateful for that alone. All the love in monetary gifts, words of encouragement and messages, prayers, we will forever remember every count and word.
    THANK YOU for being a part of our journey. THANK YOU for giving us a chance to try.
    With all the love in our hearts. THANK YOU. See you soon.
    Love, The Chau Family.

Name Donation Date
Laura Weatherbee $20.00 March 30, 2023
Kristana Zivic $100.00 March 28, 2023
Anonymous $20.00 March 02, 2023
David Chau $20.00 March 01, 2023
Emery Hope Carandang $40.00 February 21, 2023
Lyn Tactay $10.00 February 20, 2023
Kimberly Merto $100.00 February 10, 2023
Kristine Abayari $50.00 October 27, 2022
Mike K $40.00 October 21, 2022
Anonymous $50.00 October 14, 2022
Anonymous $500.00 October 14, 2022
Ricardo Aquino $25.00 October 13, 2022
David Langit $50.00 October 11, 2022
Irish Carranza $40.00 October 08, 2022
Kristana Zivic $150.00 October 07, 2022
Anonymous $100.00 October 06, 2022
Leslie Kilumbu $50.00 September 29, 2022
Juliette Natividad $500.00 September 24, 2022
clarice huang $100.00 September 24, 2022
Jennifer Walker $100.00 September 23, 2022
Deborah Harper $100.00 September 22, 2022
Anonymous $100.00 September 20, 2022
Ben Yau $50.00 September 17, 2022
Mercedes Luangamath $150.00 September 15, 2022
Brandon James $20.00 September 13, 2022
Tara Monsod $100.00 September 13, 2022
Georgine Vaifale $25.00 September 13, 2022
Tina Igay $100.00 September 10, 2022
Anonymous $100.00 September 10, 2022
Richard Gavino $50.00 September 10, 2022
Katie Tran $100.00 September 09, 2022
Lisa Marie Mariano $100.00 September 09, 2022
Marcy Gantala $20.00 September 09, 2022
Anonymous $100.00 September 09, 2022
Marvin Velasco $100.00 September 09, 2022
Neil Conos $50.00 September 06, 2022
Zendie & Jasmin $25.00 September 06, 2022
Van Pham $50.00 September 06, 2022
Kristana Zivic commented with a $100 donation about 9 months ago
Sending love 💜💜
Mike K commented with a $40 donation about 1 year ago
Best of luck with this journey
Anonymous commented with a $50 donation about 1 year ago
best of luck!!!
Anonymous commented with a $500 donation about 1 year ago
<3
Ricardo Aquino commented with a $25 donation about 1 year ago
My prayers are with you and Tiffany for a successful IUI or IVF procedure. I'm here to listen if you wish to talk
Irish Carranza commented with a $40 donation about 1 year ago
Wish you both the best of luck on your journey! ? ?
Kristana Zivic commented with a $150 donation about 1 year ago
Love you both. You both have incredible hearts, strength, and relience. You are an amazing couple and you deserve to have all your baby dreams come true. Xo
Leslie Kilumbu commented with a $50 donation about 1 year ago
Praying and wishing the best you you!!
Juliette Natividad commented with a $500 donation about 1 year ago
Just know that you’re not alone in this journey and my heart goes out to you and the fam. I only wish I could donate more. Take care always!??
Deborah Harper commented with a $100 donation about 1 year ago
I'm sorry you are dealing with this!
Anonymous commented with a $100 donation about 1 year ago
Praying for you fam!
Ben Yau commented with a $50 donation about 1 year ago
Blessings and hugs to you both! Sending you many prayers and positive wishes!!
Richard Gavino commented with a $50 donation about 1 year ago
Love you!!
Katie Tran commented with a $100 donation about 1 year ago
Best of luck to you both!!
Lisa Marie Mariano commented with a $100 donation about 1 year ago
Always here for you guys. Sending love, prayers and good vibes.
Marcy Gantala commented with a $20 donation about 1 year ago
Praying for your success! ??
Anonymous commented with a $100 donation about 1 year ago
Thinking of you and your family, sending baby dust
Van Pham commented with a $50 donation about 1 year ago
Love yall so much! And love baby chau already. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. <3