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IVF Transfer Day

10am – It has been 5 days since the egg collection and I m back at the clinic, waiting for the transfer. It is the first time in this whole process I here without Chris – he just had to … Continue reading

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IVF wait before the Transfer day

This is what’s been happening since the egg collection day: IVF The doctor rung is the day after the egg collection to tell us we’ve got 6 eggs. I was surprised because I had 40 follicles. Anyway, I was thinking … Continue reading

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IVF Egg Collection Day

7:15am – Chris just took away my tea literally from my lips as I was half way drinking it. The nurse said no more food/drinks are allowed from 7:15 and Chris is clearly taking it very seriously. We both had … Continue reading

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About families

On Sunday we went for another early morning blood test. After that we planned to do something relaxing as it really seemed like in the last few weeks all we did was manage work commitments, hospital appointments and caring for … Continue reading

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3rd scan

All good, eggs are growing slowly. 40 follicles, ca. 20 growing. Gonal-f injection cut in half to avoid overstimulation. Eggs collection booked for Wednesday. Side effects: extreme nausea. Mum in a hospital, not receiving chemo. There is mucus collected in … Continue reading

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Another day, another ovarian scan

Today’s scan was very straightforward. Number of growing follicles: 12. Size of growing follicles: between 10 and 13mm. This is quite good, steady progress, slightly slower than normal which means more scans than planned (2 days extra). Number of small … Continue reading

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Ovarian stimulation scan

Today we were due for 2nd “ovulation scan”. We are now in the second part of the IVF, following the “down regulation” which means my natural cycle was turned into temporary menopause (ca. 2 weeks). The first part involved a … Continue reading

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This is what IVF looks like

This is what IVF looks like

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About the little things…

Phoned my mum. She didn’t pick up. I phoned her again 5 minutes later. Nothing. Perhaps she was in a shower or downstairs doing laundry. 10 minutes later she still didn’t pick up. I phoned her mobile – switched off. … Continue reading

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Hello

I am not a good writer at all, but I want to share my journey. I don’t know where my journey began: when I met my husband Chris, or when we spent 5 fabulous years of marriage and are about … Continue reading

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