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#1 Butterfli

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Posted 26 July 2012 - 05:00 AM

Hi,
Just thought i would put a new post to breath some life onto these gay boards!
Its been nice reading some of the older posts and seeing success for other s/s couples. Gives me hope!

We'll be starting up in 2 weeks and am so glad to be finally starting after waiting for a/f to show up.
Anybody else starting up soon on this rollercoaster??
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Me 30 DW 34 - Two mummies to be! I'll carry my wife's egg so we can blend our family

 

First IVF Cycle

March 2012 Fresh - BFN

April 2012 FET- BFN

May 2012 FET- BFP - M/c6w6d icon_cry.gif

 

Second IVF Cycle

August 31 Fresh- th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 265 (TG) 11dp3dt

Sep 8 - 2nd Beta 8751 18dp3dt

Sep 15 - 3rd Beta - 43066 25dp3dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born the 4th of May 2013 and we are so smitten!

 

stork-baby.gifProject Sibling stork-baby.gif

Me - 32 DW - 36 DS - 1

 

Second IVF Cycle

April 2014 FET - BFN 

 

Third IVF Cycle

July 2014 Fresh - th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 105 (TG) 9dp5dt

2nd Beta 1150 14dp5dt

Third Beta 12470 21dp5dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born 7th of March 2015 and he is so precious.

 

stork-baby.gifProject Siblingstork-baby.gif 

Planning in 2016

 

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#2 Mcjd79

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 12:40 AM

Butterfli, HI!
My wife and I are also trying IVF. We are currently planning on using my eggs & body and a open ID donor from a sperm bank. We started our 1st IVF cycle a in June but had to cancel due to my body not being super sensitive to Lupron and not responding to the Gonal-f. We will be trying a new protocol next cycle in September.

How is your August cycle going?

#3 Butterfli

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 06:43 AM

Hi and welcome to the site! Posted Image
Sorry your cycle was cancelled. That must have been so dissapointing for you both. fingers crossed you have begininers luck and the next cycle is the one!!
I have started sniffing from the 1st/8 and my wife starts injections tomorrow. Its a bit scary to think that ill be going in for my beta test around the end of this month! My wife got 6 eggs out last time (5 made it) we are uping the gonal-f dose from 150 to 175 to try and get some more out (my dr was reluctant to go up to high dose because the eggs we got were all A grade. So she didnt want to comprimise the quality for quantity - but we need eggs! Who has $10k to whip up everytime?!)

What have you two been doing in the meantime? x

Me 30 DW 34 - Two mummies to be! I'll carry my wife's egg so we can blend our family

 

First IVF Cycle

March 2012 Fresh - BFN

April 2012 FET- BFN

May 2012 FET- BFP - M/c6w6d icon_cry.gif

 

Second IVF Cycle

August 31 Fresh- th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 265 (TG) 11dp3dt

Sep 8 - 2nd Beta 8751 18dp3dt

Sep 15 - 3rd Beta - 43066 25dp3dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born the 4th of May 2013 and we are so smitten!

 

stork-baby.gifProject Sibling stork-baby.gif

Me - 32 DW - 36 DS - 1

 

Second IVF Cycle

April 2014 FET - BFN 

 

Third IVF Cycle

July 2014 Fresh - th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 105 (TG) 9dp5dt

2nd Beta 1150 14dp5dt

Third Beta 12470 21dp5dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born 7th of March 2015 and he is so precious.

 

stork-baby.gifProject Siblingstork-baby.gif 

Planning in 2016

 

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#4 2moms4kids

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Posted 10 August 2012 - 09:49 AM

Hi!
We're a lesbian couple ready to try for our fourth donor child. I am waiting for day 1 to arrive, then doing hyperstim iui. We have a limited number of vials left to complete our family, as our donor was retired four years ago.

Expecting #4 , my second bio child. Unexplained infertility. Using donor sperm & HSIUI because I'm a lesbian.


#5 Butterfli

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 06:10 PM

Hi 2 moms and welcome.
How exciting going for your 4th child. Where are you on your journey right now? What's your next step?
My dw is going for er today (fx on great quality eggs!) and its looking like egg transfer on Monday. Very nervous!
Good luck to the both of us!! :)

Me 30 DW 34 - Two mummies to be! I'll carry my wife's egg so we can blend our family

 

First IVF Cycle

March 2012 Fresh - BFN

April 2012 FET- BFN

May 2012 FET- BFP - M/c6w6d icon_cry.gif

 

Second IVF Cycle

August 31 Fresh- th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 265 (TG) 11dp3dt

Sep 8 - 2nd Beta 8751 18dp3dt

Sep 15 - 3rd Beta - 43066 25dp3dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born the 4th of May 2013 and we are so smitten!

 

stork-baby.gifProject Sibling stork-baby.gif

Me - 32 DW - 36 DS - 1

 

Second IVF Cycle

April 2014 FET - BFN 

 

Third IVF Cycle

July 2014 Fresh - th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 105 (TG) 9dp5dt

2nd Beta 1150 14dp5dt

Third Beta 12470 21dp5dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born 7th of March 2015 and he is so precious.

 

stork-baby.gifProject Siblingstork-baby.gif 

Planning in 2016

 

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#6 2moms4kids

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 08:50 AM

Hi Butterfli!
I started my injections last week. I'm doing the exact same protocol as the cycle that I conceived my son, so I will likely be having my IUI on the 23rd (My Birthday!) or 24th. Hoping for less follicles this time, we don't want to convert to an IVF cycle. I'm vomiting with my injections this time. Soo not fun.

How did the egg retrieval go?
How is everyone else doing?

Expecting #4 , my second bio child. Unexplained infertility. Using donor sperm & HSIUI because I'm a lesbian.


#7 Butterfli

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 09:12 PM

Hi 2mummys,

Fx that this cycle is as successful as your last one with your son!!
Not fun that you are throwing up with the injections! DW was very uncomfortable and achey all the time - i am glad that im not doing injections at the moment!
We had er on friday and we got 12 eggs out, only 4 of them matured and fertilized. We were disapointed that only 4 made it but we are trying to be over positive that this transfer is the one!! Trasfer happened on Monday and they were 2 beautiful embryos with lots of cells. We find out on the 1st of September and it feels like aaaaaages away!

I hope you have a smooth transfer and a wonderful birthday!!Posted Image

Me 30 DW 34 - Two mummies to be! I'll carry my wife's egg so we can blend our family

 

First IVF Cycle

March 2012 Fresh - BFN

April 2012 FET- BFN

May 2012 FET- BFP - M/c6w6d icon_cry.gif

 

Second IVF Cycle

August 31 Fresh- th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 265 (TG) 11dp3dt

Sep 8 - 2nd Beta 8751 18dp3dt

Sep 15 - 3rd Beta - 43066 25dp3dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born the 4th of May 2013 and we are so smitten!

 

stork-baby.gifProject Sibling stork-baby.gif

Me - 32 DW - 36 DS - 1

 

Second IVF Cycle

April 2014 FET - BFN 

 

Third IVF Cycle

July 2014 Fresh - th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 105 (TG) 9dp5dt

2nd Beta 1150 14dp5dt

Third Beta 12470 21dp5dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born 7th of March 2015 and he is so precious.

 

stork-baby.gifProject Siblingstork-baby.gif 

Planning in 2016

 

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans


#8 2Brides

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Posted 24 August 2012 - 09:37 AM

Hey Butterfli,
How are things going with your 2ww? I'm hoping you are feeling good and those little embryos are finding a place to cozy into!

2012: My Pregnancy/ IVF/ (DW was the Egg Donor)

Henry Clyde arrives April 25, 2013! 💙

 

2014: DW's turn at Pregnancy/Unmedicated FET/( I was the Egg Donor)

Mae Alana arrives August 31, 2015 💗

 

2017: Try for baby #3 (My turn again...)

January FET (Natural): BFN

February FET (Medicated): BFP!

Feb 24- 8dp5dt Beta: 171, 2nd beta at 15dp5dt: 4730
April 13: Bloodwork reveal we are having a baby GIRL!💗

 

See my About Me for more details of our journey.


#9 Butterfli

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 09:38 PM

Aw 2brides, thanks for your kind words. I'm 9dp3dt and now im starting to get nervous.
How about you? What stage/journey are you at?
Keep ur Fx for me :)

Me 30 DW 34 - Two mummies to be! I'll carry my wife's egg so we can blend our family

 

First IVF Cycle

March 2012 Fresh - BFN

April 2012 FET- BFN

May 2012 FET- BFP - M/c6w6d icon_cry.gif

 

Second IVF Cycle

August 31 Fresh- th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 265 (TG) 11dp3dt

Sep 8 - 2nd Beta 8751 18dp3dt

Sep 15 - 3rd Beta - 43066 25dp3dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born the 4th of May 2013 and we are so smitten!

 

stork-baby.gifProject Sibling stork-baby.gif

Me - 32 DW - 36 DS - 1

 

Second IVF Cycle

April 2014 FET - BFN 

 

Third IVF Cycle

July 2014 Fresh - th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 105 (TG) 9dp5dt

2nd Beta 1150 14dp5dt

Third Beta 12470 21dp5dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born 7th of March 2015 and he is so precious.

 

stork-baby.gifProject Siblingstork-baby.gif 

Planning in 2016

 

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans


#10 2Brides

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Posted 28 August 2012 - 03:20 PM

Hey Butterfli,
I just updated a signature on my posts, so hopefully that explains a little. I am PREGNANT! :) I'm 5wks 4days. I'm carrying my wife's embryo now. I went through IVF in February and we have 4 frozen embryos for my wife to try and carry in like a year or two.

Keep in mind, I had negatives on HPT all the way up until the day before my first Beta, and even then, it was faintly positive. So, even if you've had a few negatives, don't get too down. :) Do you have any symptoms or mild cramping?

2012: My Pregnancy/ IVF/ (DW was the Egg Donor)

Henry Clyde arrives April 25, 2013! 💙

 

2014: DW's turn at Pregnancy/Unmedicated FET/( I was the Egg Donor)

Mae Alana arrives August 31, 2015 💗

 

2017: Try for baby #3 (My turn again...)

January FET (Natural): BFN

February FET (Medicated): BFP!

Feb 24- 8dp5dt Beta: 171, 2nd beta at 15dp5dt: 4730
April 13: Bloodwork reveal we are having a baby GIRL!💗

 

See my About Me for more details of our journey.


#11 Butterfli

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Posted 28 August 2012 - 05:41 PM

Woooooohoooooo! That is amazing news and it has made my day :) wouldn't it be amazing is we were both preggers at the same time and were dd buddies too?! Both carrying dw eggs!
I had a brown bleed on day 8 and haven't seen anything since so i am hoping it was implantation blood. Still - on my hpt but realistically not expecting anything + til day of beta. Even more after ur post.
Keep me updated on ur progress and keep my embies in ur thought!

Me 30 DW 34 - Two mummies to be! I'll carry my wife's egg so we can blend our family

 

First IVF Cycle

March 2012 Fresh - BFN

April 2012 FET- BFN

May 2012 FET- BFP - M/c6w6d icon_cry.gif

 

Second IVF Cycle

August 31 Fresh- th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 265 (TG) 11dp3dt

Sep 8 - 2nd Beta 8751 18dp3dt

Sep 15 - 3rd Beta - 43066 25dp3dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born the 4th of May 2013 and we are so smitten!

 

stork-baby.gifProject Sibling stork-baby.gif

Me - 32 DW - 36 DS - 1

 

Second IVF Cycle

April 2014 FET - BFN 

 

Third IVF Cycle

July 2014 Fresh - th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 105 (TG) 9dp5dt

2nd Beta 1150 14dp5dt

Third Beta 12470 21dp5dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born 7th of March 2015 and he is so precious.

 

stork-baby.gifProject Siblingstork-baby.gif 

Planning in 2016

 

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans


#12 2Brides

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Posted 29 August 2012 - 09:07 AM

Absolutely, that would be great! (if we were both pregnant with dw eggs at the same time!) Have you plugged your date into the DD calendar, would you have an early May 2013 due date? We are April 26th. :)

I read your signature and see that you were pregnant in May and lost it, I'm so so so sorry to read that. I bet it was devestating. :( Did you ever see a heartbeat or anything or your first u/s showed the empty sac? That is so scary for me.

2012: My Pregnancy/ IVF/ (DW was the Egg Donor)

Henry Clyde arrives April 25, 2013! 💙

 

2014: DW's turn at Pregnancy/Unmedicated FET/( I was the Egg Donor)

Mae Alana arrives August 31, 2015 💗

 

2017: Try for baby #3 (My turn again...)

January FET (Natural): BFN

February FET (Medicated): BFP!

Feb 24- 8dp5dt Beta: 171, 2nd beta at 15dp5dt: 4730
April 13: Bloodwork reveal we are having a baby GIRL!💗

 

See my About Me for more details of our journey.


#13 Butterfli

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Posted 29 August 2012 - 04:04 PM

Aw thanks for your kind words. I have to say that it was the most shattering thing to happen to me/us. I know this sounds cocky but not for a single second did I think that we would m/c. We had already started planning the nursery, bying mags the whole works! I thpught we just needed to get pregnant. I cried atleast once a day for atleast 6 wks. Silver lining ofcouse is that we fell pregnant and that it was an early m/c & not a late one - I can not imagine how people get though that!
But yes it was just an empty sac...the sac was developing but not the fetus. Can't tell with numbers! Don't wish ot on anyone and it is definitely Not going to happen to you or me again! (just putting it out there in the universe!)

Let me knw how ur u/s goes on the 31st ....and hopefully ill have a +hpt to tell you about!

Me 30 DW 34 - Two mummies to be! I'll carry my wife's egg so we can blend our family

 

First IVF Cycle

March 2012 Fresh - BFN

April 2012 FET- BFN

May 2012 FET- BFP - M/c6w6d icon_cry.gif

 

Second IVF Cycle

August 31 Fresh- th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 265 (TG) 11dp3dt

Sep 8 - 2nd Beta 8751 18dp3dt

Sep 15 - 3rd Beta - 43066 25dp3dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born the 4th of May 2013 and we are so smitten!

 

stork-baby.gifProject Sibling stork-baby.gif

Me - 32 DW - 36 DS - 1

 

Second IVF Cycle

April 2014 FET - BFN 

 

Third IVF Cycle

July 2014 Fresh - th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 105 (TG) 9dp5dt

2nd Beta 1150 14dp5dt

Third Beta 12470 21dp5dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born 7th of March 2015 and he is so precious.

 

stork-baby.gifProject Siblingstork-baby.gif 

Planning in 2016

 

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans


#14 Butterfli

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Posted 31 August 2012 - 03:11 AM

Sooooooo how did your u/s go? Did you see your lil bean? Or two lol

Well i got my beta back today and it 265Posted Image
Ill be back next saturday to test. Still spotting which im not happy about but it is brown...hmmmmm
It'll be another 3 weeks till our u/s and after last time ill breath alittle better after that! so now its the 3ww for me lol
How is your wife feeling?? probably over the moon like mine :)

Talk soon
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Me 30 DW 34 - Two mummies to be! I'll carry my wife's egg so we can blend our family

 

First IVF Cycle

March 2012 Fresh - BFN

April 2012 FET- BFN

May 2012 FET- BFP - M/c6w6d icon_cry.gif

 

Second IVF Cycle

August 31 Fresh- th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 265 (TG) 11dp3dt

Sep 8 - 2nd Beta 8751 18dp3dt

Sep 15 - 3rd Beta - 43066 25dp3dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born the 4th of May 2013 and we are so smitten!

 

stork-baby.gifProject Sibling stork-baby.gif

Me - 32 DW - 36 DS - 1

 

Second IVF Cycle

April 2014 FET - BFN 

 

Third IVF Cycle

July 2014 Fresh - th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 105 (TG) 9dp5dt

2nd Beta 1150 14dp5dt

Third Beta 12470 21dp5dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born 7th of March 2015 and he is so precious.

 

stork-baby.gifProject Siblingstork-baby.gif 

Planning in 2016

 

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans


#15 2Brides

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Posted 05 September 2012 - 03:02 PM

Butterfli!! I just saw the post you made on Friday! Congrats!!!!! And a Beta of 265 is great!!!
Our first U/S on Friday we saw the yolk sac and a small fetal pole, today we had another U/S and we saw the baby and his or her little heartbeat!!! It was amazing to see that baby in there. He had gotten so much bigger than last week! :)

My wife is definitely over the moon. And she is being so sweet, massaging my feet, doing all the dishes, lifting anything heavy (and even things that aren't even heavy) and just buzzing around so happily. How is yours?
So I see on your signature that your next beta is in 3 days, is that Saturday? Good luck! How would you feel if you had twins? :)

2012: My Pregnancy/ IVF/ (DW was the Egg Donor)

Henry Clyde arrives April 25, 2013! 💙

 

2014: DW's turn at Pregnancy/Unmedicated FET/( I was the Egg Donor)

Mae Alana arrives August 31, 2015 💗

 

2017: Try for baby #3 (My turn again...)

January FET (Natural): BFN

February FET (Medicated): BFP!

Feb 24- 8dp5dt Beta: 171, 2nd beta at 15dp5dt: 4730
April 13: Bloodwork reveal we are having a baby GIRL!💗

 

See my About Me for more details of our journey.


#16 Butterfli

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Posted 05 September 2012 - 04:02 PM

Woooooohoooo! That is amazing news. I've been stalking you all week and had everything crossed for you that it was too early. Here is oz u/s is always done past 7 wks because of late implants. But i just knew ur little lima was gona be there! Soooo happy for you, you must have been going out of ur minds! Now you are PREGNANT! :)

We are very happy with our beta number & because its all ive got I am Obsessed with it! And yes according to the beta info website we could be in the running for twins and we would love to have twins. We'd be happy with anything but twins would be perfect! Dw is a twin & so is my mum. Plus we want a big family but are realistic that we are limited to money & how many times i can mentally do this (dw never wants to carry!) How many do you two want?

I can't wait for our u/s! I'm afraid to get too happy til I see a lil peanut or two on the screen. So much waiting!
Did you get a due date? Are you going to find out the sex? Have you got any symptoms? My boobs for the 1st time in my life are very tender & I find I'm not as hungry as I normal am (and I'm one of those that could always eat!)

Have a great day :)

Me 30 DW 34 - Two mummies to be! I'll carry my wife's egg so we can blend our family

 

First IVF Cycle

March 2012 Fresh - BFN

April 2012 FET- BFN

May 2012 FET- BFP - M/c6w6d icon_cry.gif

 

Second IVF Cycle

August 31 Fresh- th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 265 (TG) 11dp3dt

Sep 8 - 2nd Beta 8751 18dp3dt

Sep 15 - 3rd Beta - 43066 25dp3dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born the 4th of May 2013 and we are so smitten!

 

stork-baby.gifProject Sibling stork-baby.gif

Me - 32 DW - 36 DS - 1

 

Second IVF Cycle

April 2014 FET - BFN 

 

Third IVF Cycle

July 2014 Fresh - th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 105 (TG) 9dp5dt

2nd Beta 1150 14dp5dt

Third Beta 12470 21dp5dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born 7th of March 2015 and he is so precious.

 

stork-baby.gifProject Siblingstork-baby.gif 

Planning in 2016

 

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans


#17 2Brides

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Posted 05 September 2012 - 05:10 PM

Ha ha ha ha, I love it. I love that we are both going through the exact same thing!!
That is wild about your wife and your mom being a twin!!! Then by all means, I really hope you DO have twins! ;) Imagine the fun in that! And with such a strong beta number, I just know you will have a great U/S and see your little lima(s)!

Let's see, I would love 3 kids, but in practicality we may end up with 2 kids... we each plan to carry the other's embryos. I'm carrying first because I'm dying to be pregnant and I'm older. My eggs were already retrieved for my wife to carry in like a year or two... we talk about it being neat that if we each carry one... depending on how many and whose embryos are left (we each have 4 in the freezer) it would be neat if we put one of each of our remaining embryos in my belly and we wouldn't know whose baby implanted (or both) (until later on when we see a bloodtype and all)... but that would be fun. Of course, we could end up with twins or triplets that way, and that could complicate things!

Oh, and I want to find out the sex as soon as possible. ha ha ha.. I'm going to beg my doctor (she and her partner are close friends of ours) to look and look at the 12 week u/s... and then again at 16 weeks. Ha ha. Our due date is April 26th. I love April, I'm delighted with that due date, the weather here is amazing the weeks leading up and after our due date, so that will be nice to get out and take a walk or something.

As far as my symptoms go, my breasts are ENORMOUS, seriously. ENORMOUS. And so very tender to every touch, falling asleep on my side even hurts when one boob lays on the other. Ha ha. I'm not having any nausea really, I had a little lastnight but it was quick and no vomiting... I've had a couple food aversions. Bacon... and I normally LOVE bacon. Ha. I'm craving comfort foods like macaroni and cheese and prime rib. :) Not too shabby for cravings. My wife is letting us go out for steak about once or twice a week, that is fun!! ;) I'm trying to eat loads of fruit and veggies. I tried fooling myself by steaming cauliflower and adding homemade cheese sauce and trying to tell myself it was macaroni and cheese. Ha. No dice, but it was still good. Oh, and I've had a little indigestion and small burps after I eat big meals... I never get that, so it must be the pregnancy.

You have so much to look forward to! :) Your next beta is right around the corner!

2012: My Pregnancy/ IVF/ (DW was the Egg Donor)

Henry Clyde arrives April 25, 2013! 💙

 

2014: DW's turn at Pregnancy/Unmedicated FET/( I was the Egg Donor)

Mae Alana arrives August 31, 2015 💗

 

2017: Try for baby #3 (My turn again...)

January FET (Natural): BFN

February FET (Medicated): BFP!

Feb 24- 8dp5dt Beta: 171, 2nd beta at 15dp5dt: 4730
April 13: Bloodwork reveal we are having a baby GIRL!💗

 

See my About Me for more details of our journey.


#18 Butterfli

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Posted 06 September 2012 - 04:10 PM

So how are things this mornings? I got to inpatient yesterday and booked my u/s already for the 20th. Usually for have 3 betas but I'm keeping positive and I just want to see something in there already! The waiting between every thing kills me!

I am so with you about finding out the sex...I wanna find out as soon as possible. Of course I've already had people say that I should make it a surprise - whatever! Is a surprise when I see it on the screen. Plus although all I want is a healthy baby i would need a little time to wrap my head around having a son if there was a boy in there. Yes I am one of those who is dying to have a little girl...but really healthy baby is all I want! You guys, any preference?

Yes Dw is fussing over me too. We have 2 lil dogs too, mum 7yr & daughter 11 months (so glad that I don't have a pup & baby at the same time! Waaaaaay to much energy lol)

I love how you are carrying each others, so beautiful! We are using dw eggs cuz she's older than me and don't mind if it is biologically mine or not ( my mum on the otherhand needed a lot of time to be ok with it....but she is now on board)

I did put our date in the calculator and for twins its 15 April or 10 may for a singlton (one day before Dw b'day) and talk about this for timing. Dw parents (dw is english) booked a trip to visit us for dw birthday months ago! Perfect timing if the littles come out while they are here! (this is when I pat my stomach and say - you two better be in there! Lol)

Have a great day and ill update you with my next beta 2mo! :)

Me 30 DW 34 - Two mummies to be! I'll carry my wife's egg so we can blend our family

 

First IVF Cycle

March 2012 Fresh - BFN

April 2012 FET- BFN

May 2012 FET- BFP - M/c6w6d icon_cry.gif

 

Second IVF Cycle

August 31 Fresh- th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 265 (TG) 11dp3dt

Sep 8 - 2nd Beta 8751 18dp3dt

Sep 15 - 3rd Beta - 43066 25dp3dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born the 4th of May 2013 and we are so smitten!

 

stork-baby.gifProject Sibling stork-baby.gif

Me - 32 DW - 36 DS - 1

 

Second IVF Cycle

April 2014 FET - BFN 

 

Third IVF Cycle

July 2014 Fresh - th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 105 (TG) 9dp5dt

2nd Beta 1150 14dp5dt

Third Beta 12470 21dp5dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born 7th of March 2015 and he is so precious.

 

stork-baby.gifProject Siblingstork-baby.gif 

Planning in 2016

 

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans


#19 2Brides

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Posted 06 September 2012 - 04:44 PM

Oh wow, so how far along will you be for your U/S? Don't do it too early or else you won't see enough and you will panic (like I did)! Wait until at least 6wk 5 days or so...
And we are actually hoping for a boy this go round, we can't fathom all the estrogen in our home of 2 moms, 3 female dogs and a few daughters! Soooo, if we have a boy this time, that will spice it up! But I would eventually love a daughter at some point.


2012: My Pregnancy/ IVF/ (DW was the Egg Donor)

Henry Clyde arrives April 25, 2013! 💙

 

2014: DW's turn at Pregnancy/Unmedicated FET/( I was the Egg Donor)

Mae Alana arrives August 31, 2015 💗

 

2017: Try for baby #3 (My turn again...)

January FET (Natural): BFN

February FET (Medicated): BFP!

Feb 24- 8dp5dt Beta: 171, 2nd beta at 15dp5dt: 4730
April 13: Bloodwork reveal we are having a baby GIRL!💗

 

See my About Me for more details of our journey.


#20 2Brides

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 10:24 PM

Good luck tomorrow! I hope your 2nd beta is nice and high!

2012: My Pregnancy/ IVF/ (DW was the Egg Donor)

Henry Clyde arrives April 25, 2013! 💙

 

2014: DW's turn at Pregnancy/Unmedicated FET/( I was the Egg Donor)

Mae Alana arrives August 31, 2015 💗

 

2017: Try for baby #3 (My turn again...)

January FET (Natural): BFN

February FET (Medicated): BFP!

Feb 24- 8dp5dt Beta: 171, 2nd beta at 15dp5dt: 4730
April 13: Bloodwork reveal we are having a baby GIRL!💗

 

See my About Me for more details of our journey.


#21 Butterfli

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 10:57 PM

Aw thanks for the well wishes....it worked my next Beta was 8751! Was totally surprised as i calculated that it needed to be round 4000. When I punched it into the calculator it said it was doubling every 36 hours!? Crazy - i really really hope its a good sign for things to come. But then it felt like our mini celebrating our beta number was short lived as i started to spot again. I know that blood doesnt mean a bad thing everytime, it just freaks me out when i see it. The first (and only time) it was a bright red smear and from then it has been light brown spotting. I just hope it finished soon! Can't wait for our u/s already! Feels like an eternity til the 20th! I will be 7 wks then - not too early!

But then on the flip side you cant help but feel excited. You know what I cant WAIT to do? The nursey! OMG I love looking at baby furniture. We have a 2 bedroom apartment and we have painted the nursery room yellow and purple and i stand in there picturing how its going to look next year. What place do you two have?

I hope you two get a little boy then.......first an formost we both have healthy babies (i feel like i constantly need to say that!) but if i could wave a magic wand you would get a boy and us twin girls....Cant wait to see what happens lol How far along are you? Whats our difference?

So what is your next step? Another u/s? Are you starting to look for an obyn?

Have a wonderful weekend and 'talk' soon :)

Me 30 DW 34 - Two mummies to be! I'll carry my wife's egg so we can blend our family

 

First IVF Cycle

March 2012 Fresh - BFN

April 2012 FET- BFN

May 2012 FET- BFP - M/c6w6d icon_cry.gif

 

Second IVF Cycle

August 31 Fresh- th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 265 (TG) 11dp3dt

Sep 8 - 2nd Beta 8751 18dp3dt

Sep 15 - 3rd Beta - 43066 25dp3dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born the 4th of May 2013 and we are so smitten!

 

stork-baby.gifProject Sibling stork-baby.gif

Me - 32 DW - 36 DS - 1

 

Second IVF Cycle

April 2014 FET - BFN 

 

Third IVF Cycle

July 2014 Fresh - th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 105 (TG) 9dp5dt

2nd Beta 1150 14dp5dt

Third Beta 12470 21dp5dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born 7th of March 2015 and he is so precious.

 

stork-baby.gifProject Siblingstork-baby.gif 

Planning in 2016

 

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans


#22 2Brides

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Posted 12 September 2012 - 03:24 PM

Hey!! Can't write much, but I wanted to check in on you and see how you're feeling! Soooooo glad your second beta was so high and strong! What if you have twins in your belly? :) big grins if you do! And don't worry about spotting, it is normal, especially with twin pregnancies!

The 20th is creaping here, isn't it? Ha ha.

We have our 8 week u/s tomorrow morning although we will be at 7weeks 6 days. I'm excited. I know our bean has grown, my uterus and belly have for sure... And I've started to get mild nausea every evening.
YES, I canNOT wait to do the nursery, I'm dying to know the gender of our baby!!

2012: My Pregnancy/ IVF/ (DW was the Egg Donor)

Henry Clyde arrives April 25, 2013! 💙

 

2014: DW's turn at Pregnancy/Unmedicated FET/( I was the Egg Donor)

Mae Alana arrives August 31, 2015 💗

 

2017: Try for baby #3 (My turn again...)

January FET (Natural): BFN

February FET (Medicated): BFP!

Feb 24- 8dp5dt Beta: 171, 2nd beta at 15dp5dt: 4730
April 13: Bloodwork reveal we are having a baby GIRL!💗

 

See my About Me for more details of our journey.


#23 Carla_Roxanne

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 06:46 AM

Hello,

So exciting sitting here reading your posts. Myself and my wife are not nearly as close as you both are at the moment. Our first consultation to the fertility clinic is not until December. I guess being in a province with only one fertility clinic allows for a very long wait!! We are so anxious and I cannot stop counting down the days. I don't even know what to expect for just the first meet.... Will they do any procedures? Will they tell me I cannot get pregnant after seeing my bloodwork results, etc... there is so much going through my mind. I hope that one day soon I will be posting threads as you both are. Congrats to you both on getting so far, I so envy you!

Wish you both the best and hope to keep communicating with you on both my and your journeys! :)
Carla (A.K.A. Mrs. Anxious)

#24 2Brides

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 07:53 AM

Hey Carla, WELCOME!! You are about to be on such a journey, I hope it is wonderful!! Can't wait to hear more!

Butterfli- we had our 8 week u/s and it was perfect! The little fella wiggled around for us! His heartbeat is strong and he has grown a lot! He is now measuring just about right!

How ar you feeling? I had my first da of morning sickness yesterday, no vomiting, but I was hot and nauseous for several hours!

2012: My Pregnancy/ IVF/ (DW was the Egg Donor)

Henry Clyde arrives April 25, 2013! 💙

 

2014: DW's turn at Pregnancy/Unmedicated FET/( I was the Egg Donor)

Mae Alana arrives August 31, 2015 💗

 

2017: Try for baby #3 (My turn again...)

January FET (Natural): BFN

February FET (Medicated): BFP!

Feb 24- 8dp5dt Beta: 171, 2nd beta at 15dp5dt: 4730
April 13: Bloodwork reveal we are having a baby GIRL!💗

 

See my About Me for more details of our journey.


#25 Butterfli

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Posted 15 September 2012 - 03:35 AM

Hi Carla and welcome! It is such a rollercoaster of a journey full of emotions but will all pay off in the end! Keep us updated on your progress and if you have any questions I'm sure btwn the two of us we can answer them - goodluck!
(love your profile pic!)

2brides - that is amazing news bout your u/s and a good strong heart. You two must be thrilled!
We had our last blood test and we were in the 40000's so on paper all is looking good. Still slightly spotting here and there but trying to tell myself not to worry. Just so anxious that we Gd forbid won't see any thing on our u/s. Come on thursday - 5 more days!

When it comes to sypmtons my breasts are veeeery sensitive! Definitely can run or walk down stairs like I used to! Dw recons they are bigger but I think that's just what she wants to see haha. I said that from about 12 wks I wanna take a pic a week to see it grow. I was refering to bump, she thought I meant my boobs haha! Ive had lil waves of nausea...nothing major like you yet. Of couse I'm hoping I do for some more reassurence that is ok lol!

So what is ur next step with bean? :)

Me 30 DW 34 - Two mummies to be! I'll carry my wife's egg so we can blend our family

 

First IVF Cycle

March 2012 Fresh - BFN

April 2012 FET- BFN

May 2012 FET- BFP - M/c6w6d icon_cry.gif

 

Second IVF Cycle

August 31 Fresh- th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 265 (TG) 11dp3dt

Sep 8 - 2nd Beta 8751 18dp3dt

Sep 15 - 3rd Beta - 43066 25dp3dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born the 4th of May 2013 and we are so smitten!

 

stork-baby.gifProject Sibling stork-baby.gif

Me - 32 DW - 36 DS - 1

 

Second IVF Cycle

April 2014 FET - BFN 

 

Third IVF Cycle

July 2014 Fresh - th_abfp.gif

1st Beta 105 (TG) 9dp5dt

2nd Beta 1150 14dp5dt

Third Beta 12470 21dp5dt

 

babyboy.gif DS is born 7th of March 2015 and he is so precious.

 

stork-baby.gifProject Siblingstork-baby.gif 

Planning in 2016

 

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans






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