Journey to Baby Simmons

McDonough, GA (US)
Created 1 year ago
Fertility Meds

Journey to Baby Simmons

by Santoria Simmons

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  • $10,000.00

    Fundraiser Goal
  • $1,300.00

    Funds Raised
  • 246

    Days to go
$1,300.00 raised of $10,000.00 Goal
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McDonough, GA (US)

Santoria Simmons is organizing this fundraiser.

Campaign Story

Hey! We’re the Simmons’, Aric and Shay. We’ve been together 7 years, married 6. We started our family building journey a little over 3 years ago. In 2019, Shay found out that she had a condition called PCOS, polycystic ovarian syndrome. PCOS is caused by an imbalance of reproductive hormones. The hormonal imbalance creates problems in the ovaries. The ovaries make the egg that is released each month as part of a healthy menstrual cycle. With PCOS, the egg may not develop as it should or it may not be released during ovulation as it should be.
We have endured 6 failed IUIs and a miscarriage during the past 3 years. We are now preparing to undergo IVF. We are thankful that our medical insurance pays for the majority of the procedures (i.e. egg retrieval, embryo transfer, etc.). However, it does not help pay for any of the medications needed. The cost of medication for 1 IVF cycle is approximately $4,000. The balance we’re responsible to pay for the IVF procedure itself is approximately $1,000.
We understand that if it is in God’s plan for us to start a family, then it will be. We are asking you to join us in prayer and help us bring our little miracle(s) into the world by donating to our fundraiser. We would be blessed and eternally grateful to and for you if you can help. No amount is too small!

With love,
The Simmons

  • 10-13-2023

    Medications Ordered!

    Hey everyone! Thank you again for your donations thus far! We truly appreciate every one of you! As promised, We plan to keep you updated along this journey. As of today, all medications and injections have been ordered. We are set to start the process for egg retrieval on July 31st. Which means hopefully we will do our embryo transfer in late August or September. We love you guys! Thank you for being on this journey with us to meet Baby Simmons!

  • 10-13-2023

    Medications and injections started!

    Hey family! We\\'ve started the oral medications and injections for the egg retrieval! Currently, there are 46 follicles that can potentially mature into eggs! Once the egg retrieval is complete, we will make another update! We have created an Amazon wishlist to help us along this part of the journey to Baby Simmons. Here\\'s the link:

    We can\\'t wait to share the progress of the next part of our journey!

  • 10-13-2023

    Embryo Transfer!

    Hey ya\'ll! Just wanting to give an update on what\'s happening. Our embryo transfer is scheduled and we are anxiously awaiting the day we transfer our little \"bean\". Thank you for your continued prayers and well wishes. We\'ve created an Amazon wishlist to for items that will help ease this process and to prepare for a healthy pregnancy. I\'ve included the link below. Please feel free to share if you like. We love you all!

Name Donation Date
Aretha Kendrick $100.00 September 22, 2023
Anonymous $75.00 June 13, 2023
Anonymous $100.00 June 07, 2023
Tanaya Williams $25.00 May 22, 2023
Gail BROOKS $100.00 May 19, 2023
Stephanie Ross $50.00 May 18, 2023
Crystal Amey $20.00 May 13, 2023
Anonymous $20.00 May 12, 2023
Najeebah Lawrence $50.00 May 08, 2023
Anonymous $50.00 May 07, 2023
Yolanda Starling $50.00 May 02, 2023
Anonymous $100.00 April 27, 2023
Anonymous $50.00 April 26, 2023
Deborah Carmichael $25.00 April 26, 2023
Brittney Hill $50.00 April 25, 2023
Maysen and Gwen Webb $200.00 April 24, 2023
Sharen Davis $25.00 April 24, 2023
Sharen Davis $35.00 April 20, 2023
Santrina Flournoy $25.00 April 20, 2023
Lisa Wilkerson $50.00 April 19, 2023
Anonymous $100.00 April 19, 2023
Najeebah Lawrence commented with a $50 donation about 12 months ago
Praying with you and for you. Many blessings for the Simmons family to grow. Love you both. πŸ’•
Brittney Hill commented with a $50 donation about 12 months ago
Praying for you all through this journey!!
Maysen and Gwen Webb commented with a $200 donation about 12 months ago
We LOVE LOVE you both dearly!πŸ’ž
Sharen Davis commented with a $25 donation about 12 months ago
Sharen Davis commented with a $35 donation about 1 year ago
Praying for a bundle of joy πŸ™πŸ½πŸ™πŸ½
Lisa Wilkerson commented with a $50 donation about 1 year ago