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#26 ilovemydogs

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 09:28 PM

Great news!
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See "About Me" for details. All treatments failed. Not sure where to go from here.

#27 s00n

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Posted 23 February 2017 - 09:36 AM

Congratulations, you are paper pregnant! Very exciting. :)

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Him- Potential SA issues Me- PCOS like crazy/anovulation/long cycles. Started TTC before 30. TTC/Secondary Infertility(2008-2015) - Adopted from public system in Ontario 2012. Freeze-All IVF after OHSS, and successful FET 2015 @ 36Yrs Old.

#28 dreamingwideawake

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Posted 05 March 2017 - 10:04 PM

Hi everyone! I just joined and saw all these wonderful informative adoption posts! 


We are from Kitchener Waterloo Area and just finished our PRIDE and Homestudy! 


looking forward to joining in on some of your posts and getting some of my curious questions answered myself lol

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#29 Axl2

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Posted 05 March 2017 - 11:09 PM

That's so exciting dreamingwideawake!!

#30 Fuelgirl



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Posted 06 March 2017 - 01:22 AM


March 2011
IVF #1 BFP....5 week u/s found no embryos in sac - medicated miscarriage @ 6 weeks
Oct 2011
Jan 2012

April 2012: Adoption Options application and seminar

Jan 2014: AO file renewed for year 2

March 2014: Looking for our donor

April 9 2014: Dr. Hudson at VFC feels I can carry if I follow a wheat-free diet, lose more weight, and all our tests come back normal. Will see how things go, and think we have found an egg donor!

Sept 29: start BCP, Preg Vit 5, Iron, Greens from It Works (I am a Distributor :)

Oct 17: Depo Lupron Shot, continue bcp, prenatal etc.

Oct 24: Last bcp, period should start in next 4 days

Oct 29 Blood test (Estradol and progesterone)

Oct 31 Start Estrace and 81mg aspirin

13 Nov - fly to Victoria with donor

14 Nov - base line u/s and bw, both of us.

week of 20th retrieval/transfer

#31 shansi

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Posted 09 March 2017 - 12:58 PM

I am sure that lots of you out there are feeling the same feelings as me.... the waiting is the hardest part. A little part of me every day is hopeful that today will be the day we get a call. We have been trying to keep busy with training and events and making sure all the house things are done but that little piece of me that is always hopefully is also tiring. People keep asking for updates... which there are no updates.... we are waiting until we are matched - and when we are matched all will know about it.  


A child was profiled to us a few weeks ago and we asked to be considered to see if we were a match and our worker just sat on it and so the child was matched with someone else by the time she inquired. It is tough to accept that our lives are in someone else's hands right now and believe that this process and system will work out when things like that happen. 


We are talking about planning a big vacation at the beginning of summer but even that is tough because there is the whatifs that prove to be stronger than the woohoo a vacation! 


Just needed somewhere to put my feelings and I know the people that read this forum have/had/ or will feel these things too. 

#32 BrandyM

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Posted 09 March 2017 - 09:51 PM

Aw Shansi, I totally remember those feelings. Life becomes a limbo and you never know where you stand. I can say tho for us, both times it came out of the blue when we least expected it. Adoption sure has its tough moments but it will lead you to the right place in the end, it can just take some time <3

Me: 29
DH: 30
8 years TTC
3 rounds of IUI and nothing

May 2011 Started our adoption paperwork
Dec. 2011- Officially matched to adopt domestically biggrin.png
Jan. 19th 2012- Beautiful baby Brooklyn was born! Love at first sight biggrin.png

Sept. 2013- Back on the list to adopt domestically!!! (waiting patiently, haha, or not!)

Aug. 3rd 2016- Our darling little Inuk baby Bristol was born Emoticons01015.gif

#33 Axl2

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Posted 12 March 2017 - 02:25 AM

Yup Shansi totally know how you feel. I don't get why the sw take their time. It will happen for you!

#34 Mrs. R

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 03:48 PM

Is anyone going to the mini ARE in Cambridge this Sunday?

Began ttc May 2014

Me: 31 DH: 31


Dec. 2015: Diagnosed with Premature Ovarian Failure

Jan. 2016: Started at fertility clinic

                  Had tubal dye test - tubes open

                  Had Sono - low follicle count on ovaries, possible uterine deviation

Feb. 2016: Had hysteroscopy - uterus is normal

Mar. 2016: DH advanced sperm test - normal

Apr. 2016: Told I could have surgery or try IVF - chose IVF

May 2016: IVF "training"

June 2016: IVF#1 - cancelled due to no ovarian response

Oct. 2016: Surgery - diagnosed with stage 3 endometriosis 

Nov. 2016: Began adoption process

Jan/Feb 2017: IVF#2 - 8 eggs retrieved, 7 mature, zero fertilized sad.png

Feb 2017: Became adopt ready in Ontario