POF (premature ovarian failure) Success

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Registered: 03-07-2009
POF (premature ovarian failure) Success
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Sat, 10-01-2011 - 4:13pm

I wanted to post my story to give hope to others that may be dealing with the same diagnosis. I was diagnosed with POF after getting a high FSH level in two consecutive months. My levels were 13 and 16. I can't remember my antral follicle count, but I don't think it was very high. All the RE's I saw advised me to go straight to donor egg or embryo. For my own well-being I needed to give my own eggs a shot first. I

 Lori


 


DH and I are 33yrs old. TTC #1 since May08| July09- Dx POF|  Aug09- started Premarin, Metformin, and Lupron

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Sun, 10-02-2011 - 7:26pm
Hi Lori!! Wow you have been through a lot! Thanks so much for updating us...I know that success stories like yours give us all the strength to keep moving forward. Congrats on your baby boy!

Jemma (35) and DH, (37). Married October 13, 2007 and TTCing since April 2008. Dealing with PCOS, swollen tubes, and also MFI. Committing myself to getting healthy and losing weight in preparation for IVF later in 2012.

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Registered: 03-07-2009
Wed, 10-05-2011 - 12:15am

Thanks Jemma. I see you are looking at IVF in the future. I'm sure everything will go well. From the outside looking in, IVF can seem intimidating. But don't worry, we all have the strength inside us. It's really no sweat. Good luck!

 Lori


 


DH and I are 33yrs old. TTC #1 since May08| July09- Dx POF|  Aug09- started Premarin, Metformin, and Lupron

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Registered: 01-03-2010
Thu, 10-06-2011 - 2:05pm

Hi Lori,

So glad you stopped in to update us!

~ Meron born 12-09-11 after 3 1/2 years of TTC, IUIs and IVF.
~ #2 on the way(!) and due 06-06-13.