Thoughts on Support Groups

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Registered: 04-12-2010
Thoughts on Support Groups
Sun, 11-28-2010 - 2:16pm

Hey Ladies!

It is almost the end of November (can you believe it?) and I have been thinking over the support groups. Since things tend to get quiet around here given the holidays I was wondering what you guys thought about combining IUI and IVF.

For most IVFers you have already been through IUI and I know as a girl stuck in that group I love all the encouragement and "I felt the same way when I did that" comments. Not to mention I know there are ladies in the IUI group that might be approaching the idea of IVF.

I know when I first joined I liked the two different groups but perhaps a joining of forces is in order.

Since this is all our community I thought to pose the question here. Thoughts?


"Even miracles take a little time." ~ Fairy Godmother: Cinderella

TTC since April 2009

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Mon, 11-29-2010 - 8:57am
If this cycle doesn't work out for me, I probably wouldn't be in a support group until I do another treatment in a few months or so, but generally, I was thinking it wouldn't matter too much to me one way or another. And, there's probably a lot of good reasons...just one negative dawned on me this morning and that is that I like posting about every little thing in my ivf cycle because I know if I were reading trying to get information as someone about to go thru ivf I would like to know how someone elses cycle went, also, it gives me an outlet for the emotions I've been experiencing as I've gone thru this. That said, I can see how if I'm going on and on about my ivf process, it might be annoying to an iui gal. Just a couple of thoughts about it! :)
KayLa (36)... so many fertility issues betweeen DH and I. Diagnosed with Hashimoto's.
TTC naturally since June 2009
IVF #1 November 2010...BFP....early M/C
FET #1 April 2011...BFP...beta 10, 29, 460.
Heartbeat seen via u/s.
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Mon, 11-29-2010 - 3:04pm

An interesting suggestion Dixie.

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