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There are ways to make a good card look even better and more appealing to bidders. In so doing an ordinary card can be elevated to super-card status and become the subject of a bidding war that turns a card that cost you a few pence into a three figure multi-bid item on eBay. But you must be very careful when cleaning these fragile items or you could eliminate all resale potential.

* Postcards often get dirty where the margins have been exposed from the sides of a pile or the album containing the cards. It's very common to see an otherwise very clean postcard with a dirty margin, the margin being the only part of the item exposed to daily hazards like dusty, grime, water, sunlight. Most dust can be cleaned with a soft rubber or piece of dry bread.

Use a big rubber or large chunk of bread to prevent your fingers touching the card and your nails causing scratches or tears in the delicate paper. Hold the card down very carefully at both corners nearest the dusty margin and don't rub heavily over the card or the friction will cause the paper to crumple and crease.

With eraser or bread between thumb and finger of the other hand, rub lightly in one direction across the dusty area. Do not use backward and forward stokes directly on the card, this will cause the material to tear or thin. If the dust doesn't shift, leave it alone, too much rubbing will damage the surface and affect the picture and make it worthless.

* Real photographic postcards are often found dirty or covered in fingerprints and these are the easiest to clean. Real photographic postcards also crease quite easily, which is usually not a problem except where dirt gets trapped in creases and makes condition look worse than it really is. Again hold the card down on a hard surface, finger and thumb of one hand keeping it lightly stretched, make smooth strokes in one direction over the dirty areas using a damp kitchen towel or face tissue.

Use light strokes, do not rub or you'll leave marks and you might even tear the card or remove part of the surface. Lanolin-based face and baby tissues are especially gentle for photographic postcards and you can apply a little extra pressure along the line of a crease with dirt engrained. Do not rub against the line of a crease or the card will disintegrate. Don't expect to remove all the dirt, these items are very old, and fragile, too much rubbing will cause damage and deplete the value of the card.

* Most cards, with the exception of some printed and most real photographic types, were printed in layers of paper and were not really made from card 甲醛去除 at all. The top of usually three layers is the picture part, the bottom is the address part, with usually an extra layer between for support.

Layers often part company at the edges, sometimes they separate completely, usually caused by dampness. It's difficult, almost impossible, to glue back layers that have fallen completely apart, it takes time and skill and the result is rarely worthwhile on a common card.

Most household glues are thicker than those used to create the original card and give a lumpy appearance to the finished card which also looks and feels too thick. Where layers are split at the corners and the body of the card remains intact, you can easily apply a spot of glue between each layer, smooth it out with the glue bottle nozzle, then place the card onto a flat hard surface and smooth gently over the repairs using light strokes with a clean finger. Stroke short of the margins or glue may seep out and your card become stuck to the surface and impossible to remove.

A major obstacle for many couples considering IVF is the cost. Here are some options you may not know of that would help with the cost of IVF treatment.

IVF Research Trials for Free or Inexpensive Treatment

Some infertility clinics have IVF research or treatment trials that receive IVF funding and grants. Research your area or online to see if there are any you qualify for. You will want to do your research on the fertility clinic to make sure that it is reputable, as well as check out the facility to make sure the staff is friendly and the rooms and equipment are clean. An IVF trial will be inexpensive, and you may even able to get free IVF treatment.

Find an Infertility Clinic That Does Shared IVF Cycles

A shared IVF cycle is where two women go through the first part of the IVF process at the same time, then one woman donates some of her eggs to another woman who cannot use her own eggs in exchange for a reduced rate determined by the fertility clinic. You could save up to 50% on your IVF costs. The only negative with this is that you may end up not having any eggs to freeze if your cycle isn't successful.

Find a Infertility Clinic That Does Shared Donor Egg Cycles

With a shared donor egg cycle, two or three women share a donor's eggs, and they all share in the cost of the IVF treatment. The only negative to this is if the donor doesn't have enough eggs for a shared cycle.

Consider Undergoing IVF Treatment Outside the US

IVF costs outside the United States can be significantly lower. IVF treatment is cheaper in many countries, including most of Europe, Asia, and Mexico. Costs can be as low as $5,000 and there are excellent doctors, facilities, and treatments abroad.However, you need to do your research to determine exactly what is covered in the price of the treatment, just as you would do for treatment in the US, as well as take into consideration the cost of travel and room and board while you are there. Additionally, if you are unable to travel, you can also look into getting your IVF medications abroad. This could also reduce the cost of your IVF treatment.

Find a Fertility Clinic that has a Refund or Shared Risk Program

A refund or shared risk program is a prepayment plan where you would get a partial or full refund if a pregnancy (or in some cases, a live birth) does not come out of your IVF treatment. You would pay a flat fee up front for a certain number of IVF cycles. If you don't get pregnant after your cycles, you will get 70-100% of your payment back. There are some limitations depending on the fertility clinic's policies in terms of age and services covered.

Consider Mini IVF

The only difference with Mini IVF is the drug and hormone regimen that take place first. There are less drugs used for ovary stimulation. With Mini IVF, less but more high quality eggs are produced. The rest of the IVF process is the same in that the woman is monitored throughout the drug regimen process, and egg retrieval, embryo fertilization and embryo transfer all take place, just like in traditional IVF. The costs of Mini IVF are significantly lower, costing $3,500 to $7,000 per cycle instead of $12,000- $15,000 per cycle.

Check Your Insurance Plan

Check to see if your insurance company covers any costs of fertility treatment. Some insurance companies do cover some, if not all of in vitro fertilization treatment. 15 states actually require insurance companies to have some sort of IVF coverage, usually in the form of infertility diagnosis and treatment. The states are: Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, Texas and West Virginia.

I hope this has given you a starting point in finding ways to make IVF treatment affordable for you. There are low cost IVF options out there, you just need to know where to look to find the option that works best for you.

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