One of the things that most of us don’t think about when we are selecting a sperm donor is the other women who have chosen that same donor before us. We tend to focus on health history, appearance, CMV … Continue reading Our Donor Family.
After my miscarriage and the subsequent discovery that it had been a ‘blighted ovum’ which was not compatible with life, I started dreaming of ways to do one more round of IVF. I was in the process of selling the house I owned with my Mother (but didn’t live in) and buying another property where we could both live in separate abodes. This certainly wasn’t leaving me with any disposable income but what it did do was to clear my debt. In order to qualify for a mortgage I had to roll my existing debts into my new mortgage. My … Continue reading IVF for the 3rd time.
Once I had picked a donor, done a couple of IUI’s, had the HSG and had a couple more failed IUI’s I came to a realization; I couldn’t stand my RE!!! I had thought that all you had to do was find a Reproductive Endocrinologist and they would unlock the secret to getting you pregnant. This was not the case. I didn’t feel like I had an advocate in my RE. I felt like I was walking through glue. After 6 months of this I was ready to move to IVF and a new RE. This time I did some … Continue reading The Importance of Finding the Right Fertility Doc for you.
Why don’t they teach this stuff in school along with periods, wet dreams and sex? Continue reading Why you shouldn’t wait to get your fertility checked out…
My son is nearly 18 months old and yet not a day has gone by where I haven’t mentally stopped time for just a moment and marveled that he is here. I am still in awe of the woman who … Continue reading He is here.