Nervous Newbie with lots of questions

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Nervous Newbie with lots of questions
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Tue, 08-03-2010 - 6:53am

Hi Everyone,


 


I have been lurking for awhile so just thought i would introduce myself & say hello.


My Dh & I have been ttc since his vas reversal last March. I have 3 children they are 12, 11 & 9, he has 2 , 7 & 11 yrs. They all get along so well, but we still would just like one of our own :(. The VR was a success and DH has had 2 normal SA since. The last SA was in May all normal.


I have never had a problem ttc, my first two children are 10.5 months apart. I found out when my daughter was 10 weeks old that i was 6 weeks pregnant and that was with fulltime breastfeeding and the mini pill. I always thought being so fertile when i was younger was such a burden :( now i wish i appreciated my fertility a lot more :(


We did manage to get pregnant last November which resulted in a M/c in Dec on xmas eve the day before our wedding :( I also had a chemical pregnancy the month after. I have a history of recurrent miscarriages that was my 5th m/c. Needless to say we have not had much luck. I know we have not been ttc for as long as many of you here and i take my hat off to you all.  This struggle with infertility has been so so hard. I am not the wife, mother i usually am. I feel like it has sucked me dry. I am also a registered nurse/midwife, but i am only working one day a week in a sexual health clinic at the moment. I had to take break from being a midwife last year as it was just too tough with our ttc journey.


The good news is I went to see a an RE back in May, who has agreed to help us with assisted conception. He doesnt think we should try IUIs as DH sperm has already proven it can meet the egg so its ivf. I wanted to try a few more cycles first, but its been 3 more with no success. I even tried clomid last month on the sly and that didnt work.


My next appt with the RE is this Thursday to do all the pre-ivf bloodwork and consult . I have everything crossed that it goes well.


I have so many questions but no idea what to ask, if that makes sense :(


Sarah

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Sarah 33 Brad 36

 

trying for one of our own!

#4 for me, #3 for DH

 

TTC 12 ++ months

 - March 2009 - Vas Reversal, SA normal

 - Dec 2009 BFP but m/c @ 5.5 weeks

 - July 2010 Clomid 50mg Days 5-9 BFN

 - September 2010 - hoping to try our first ivf cycle

 

 
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Registered: 09-05-2003
Mon, 09-06-2010 - 11:40pm

Hi Simone,


we have had a tough few weeks, DH was diagnosed with a MFI, with a high dna fragmentation. We were supposed to go ahead with PICSI/IVF next month. We had our ivf appointment last Thursday where we were supposed to do all the paperwork and pay the $7k up front for the first cycle. I took a hpt just before and it was a bfp.


I am not too excited, if it was one of DH dna damaged sperm that got the egg then it is highly likely i will miscarry again. So we are just waiting to see what happens.


I will still be around and lurking. Can't wait to see what happens with your blasts next year! Fingers crossed they both stick :)


Sarah

Sarah 33 Brad 36

Sarah 33 Brad 36

 

trying for one of our o
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Registered: 08-03-2010
Wed, 09-22-2010 - 1:09pm

Ouch, that don't sound to good!



Well, the BFP does! :D

Trying to have our own.


#3 for me #1 for him.


TTC :   9 years


Factor me: blocked tubes/ tube removed January 2010


him:  perfect/ evrythings good


IVF#1: started cycle end of

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