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#1 hopeful123

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Posted 23 August 2009 - 02:05 PM

hi every one
the friendships we had made on this forum are so precious ,loving ,caring that we thought it would be a great idea to take it to a next level
i looked up on meetup.com but found nothing related even though i found couple of people who had their babies through ART and adoption ,and some still working towards their dream
so come and give us your opinion/feed back where do you live and if you would like to have a meet up ,all ideas are welcome
i live in burlington ontario and willing to organize these meetups in our area ,i can travel from toronto to hamilon and even up to brantford

sam
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me:33 ,dh:30
ttc:8y
3 natural m/c dec 99, mar 01,oct 07
clomid x1 -ohss
lap x 1 apr/05-endomet left tube blocked,half of left ovary resected
1st ivf cycle nov/05 developed mild ohss again
DEC 2ND/05 BFP u/s small sac slow heart beat small fetus misscariage at 9 weeks 1 day
fet may 06 -cancelled due to very rare -sub acute viral thyroiditis
fet oct 20-bfp ,beta 700 on nov 1 ,1700 on nov 3,3900 on nov 5 u/s 2 small sacs ,slow heart beat small fetuses m/c nov 23/06 ,day of our 9th wedding annivrsay
1 blast still frozen
IVF#2 july 07 7 BLASTS FROZEN 2 normal 2 have trisomies 3 not tested less than 6 cell on day 3 fet oct 25/07,transferred 2 instead of one ...oops
1st beta nov 2 bfp (again) 23,2nd beta 83 ,3rd beta 371 u/s nov 21 hb 118 bpm
beautiful baby boy Nayal born via planned c-section on july 3rd 2008 @ 12:35 pm

#2 Rosa

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Posted 23 August 2009 - 03:43 PM

I live in downtown Toronto and would be willing to meet up with others from this board who have gone through ART. I think it's a great idea.
Me 45, DH 41
TTC 3 years
Uterine polyps, high prolactin levels and tested positive for anti-cardio lipin
5 failed IUI's
IVF #1 July 2007, 32 eggs retrieved (many immature), 12 fertilzed, 9 made it to day 3, transferred 3 embbies, BFN
FET #1 - 3 embryos Oct 07, beta Nov 2nd, another BFN
IVF #2 - Nov 2007, on Lupron and birth control pill, 11 days of stims 225 Gonal F plus 75 Repronex and 150 Gonal F at night, retrieved 18 eggs Dec 11th, 8 fertilized through ICSI and 4 naturally
Transfer - 3, 8 cell embryos Dec 14th, BETA Dec 28th, BFN
7 frozen
FET #2 - June 5/08, BFN
hysteroscopy and polypectomy on Sept 25/08, removed 1 polyp
FET #3 - used up my last 4 frosties Oct 27/08
Beta Nov 9/08 125 BFP 13dp3dt
Beta Nov 11/08 315 15dp3dt
Beta Nov 15/08 over 2000 19dp3dt
Beta Nov 18/08 7365 22dp3dt
U/S date Nov 29/08, a singleton, heart beat 131 beats per minute
U/S date Dec 7/08, heart beat 160 beats per minute, growth good 8 w 2 days
U/S date Dec 13/08, heart beat 157 beats per minute, growth good at 9 w 1 day, baby moving around
U/S date Dec 27/08, heart beat 165 beats per minute, growth good at 11 weeks 1 day, baby moving around, now has arms and legs and was kicking
nuchal test US Jan 2/08 TEXTBOOK NORMAL Thank you God!
IPS pregnancy test results NORMAL, risk is 1/800 of Down's Syndrome and 1/1,100 for spina bifida
anatomical u/s NORMAL, it's a girl!
Due date July 18, 2009 in the home stretch

Sophia Anne born July 22, 2009 at 12:41 AM via emergency C-Section.

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#3 hopeful123

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Posted 24 August 2009 - 10:18 AM

thats a great response
so for southern ontario tell me if you want a
week day or a weekend
morning or afternoon

and location location location
toronto
missisauga
oakville
milton
burlington
hamilton
ancaster
brantford

oooh what about niagara falls or niagara on the lake
sam
me:33 ,dh:30
ttc:8y
3 natural m/c dec 99, mar 01,oct 07
clomid x1 -ohss
lap x 1 apr/05-endomet left tube blocked,half of left ovary resected
1st ivf cycle nov/05 developed mild ohss again
DEC 2ND/05 BFP u/s small sac slow heart beat small fetus misscariage at 9 weeks 1 day
fet may 06 -cancelled due to very rare -sub acute viral thyroiditis
fet oct 20-bfp ,beta 700 on nov 1 ,1700 on nov 3,3900 on nov 5 u/s 2 small sacs ,slow heart beat small fetuses m/c nov 23/06 ,day of our 9th wedding annivrsay
1 blast still frozen
IVF#2 july 07 7 BLASTS FROZEN 2 normal 2 have trisomies 3 not tested less than 6 cell on day 3 fet oct 25/07,transferred 2 instead of one ...oops
1st beta nov 2 bfp (again) 23,2nd beta 83 ,3rd beta 371 u/s nov 21 hb 118 bpm
beautiful baby boy Nayal born via planned c-section on july 3rd 2008 @ 12:35 pm

#4 baby2be

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Posted 24 August 2009 - 02:23 PM

I wish I lived closer to you ladies.....

Dana
ME-30 DH-39
TTC 8 years
1st IVF May/June 2006- Chem pg
2 FETs-BFN
PCOS, Damaged Tubes
Tubes removed May 2007
2nd. IVF Oct/ Nov 2007- BFN
3rd. IVF Feb/ March 2008- BFN
3rd. FET July/ Aug 2008- BFP Beta 6dp5dt 9, 8dp5dt 45, 11dp5dt 131, 15dp5dt 971, 21dp5dt 3060
4th. FET July 29th, 2010.
BETA 5.5dp5dt 14.6, 7.5dp5dt 53.6,10.5dp5dt 149.4,17.5dp5dt 1902, 19.5dp5dt 3282
Ultrasound showed one little bean!!

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#5 gibasgirl

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Posted 24 August 2009 - 03:24 PM

I think that this is a brilliant and inspired idea. I live & work in downtown Toronto.

Preferences: weekend or afterwork if it's during the week.

You know, I always wonder who else is walking in my (IVF) shoes when I'm out and about in the city. You know that there are others like us "out there" but it'll be nice to touch base in this way.

Stay well,

Zan

#6 midnite

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Posted 24 August 2009 - 06:57 PM

I have often thought the same thing... who else around me knows the heartache and joys that IVF can bring...
I actually met a lady at a playgroup that I attended that has a baby conceived through IVF in just a matter of weeks from Noah. I told her about this site as she havent heard about it. And all the GREAT women on here of course.
I think this is a great idea. I am in the Ottawa area, hopefully there are others here as well.
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TTC 4 years
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ER --14 Eggs!!! 10 Fertilized
ET- 8 great quality eggs 2 transferred
HPT Mar 8 BFP
HPT Mar 10 BFP
HCG Mar 10 16.8
HCG Mar 12 0

IVF #2
ER May 29
15 Eggs retreived!!!
14 Mature- 12 Fertilized
ET June 3 Transferred a 5 day blastocyst and a 5 day morula
HPT June 14 BFP!!!!!!
First Beta 2375!!!!
Ultrasound July 4 Singleton
HB 146
9 mm
Due Date Feb 19, 2009
Ultrasound August 11
HB 156
69.8 mm
Ultrasound Sept 26
HB 141
14 cm
12 oz
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#7 hopeful123

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 10:43 AM

i know driving to/back from toronto after work is a nightmare
how about sat sep 26 around 11 am
somewhere in mississauga or oakville
i am open to suggestions where ever its convenient for most of us
sam
me:33 ,dh:30
ttc:8y
3 natural m/c dec 99, mar 01,oct 07
clomid x1 -ohss
lap x 1 apr/05-endomet left tube blocked,half of left ovary resected
1st ivf cycle nov/05 developed mild ohss again
DEC 2ND/05 BFP u/s small sac slow heart beat small fetus misscariage at 9 weeks 1 day
fet may 06 -cancelled due to very rare -sub acute viral thyroiditis
fet oct 20-bfp ,beta 700 on nov 1 ,1700 on nov 3,3900 on nov 5 u/s 2 small sacs ,slow heart beat small fetuses m/c nov 23/06 ,day of our 9th wedding annivrsay
1 blast still frozen
IVF#2 july 07 7 BLASTS FROZEN 2 normal 2 have trisomies 3 not tested less than 6 cell on day 3 fet oct 25/07,transferred 2 instead of one ...oops
1st beta nov 2 bfp (again) 23,2nd beta 83 ,3rd beta 371 u/s nov 21 hb 118 bpm
beautiful baby boy Nayal born via planned c-section on july 3rd 2008 @ 12:35 pm

#8 Haligobabies

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Posted 27 August 2009 - 10:56 AM

I'm in the Halifax area of NS and would love to meet up for coffee or something. PM me if anyone is interested. Posted Image

I like to shop, talk, laugh and I'm a good listener. I'm also not too much of a weirdo ;), well maybe a little lol. This is sounding a bit like a dating ad, so I will stop while I'm ahead lol.


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Posted 27 August 2009 - 01:19 PM

I don't know why, but I can see who voted for everywhere else except Eastern Canada, where I'm from (Ontario). Any reason for this... can everyone else see "View Results" for here??
DH: 32 Me:35
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ER: 2 eggs, only 1 fertilized... BFP!!!
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Sept 10 - Signed IVF consent forms.
Sept 16 - Got the call. Start BCP at end of Sept.

Sept 28 - Natural BFP. Beta 360. In total SHOCK!
Oct 20 - U/S: One perfect heartbeat.
Nov 23 - U/S: Baby very active at 12wks
Jan 04 - U/S: It's a Baby Boy!!
Aaron Thomas arrived May 31, 2010.

Our family is complete!

#10 hopeful123

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Posted 27 August 2009 - 06:27 PM

hi anunnik after you cast your vote you can see the results in the same post (the very first one )it says 14 votes for ontario
haligobaby you are so funny ,not wierd atall

oh yeah i like to read books ,go rollerblading ,watch movies ,play tennis ,swimming ,and yes i am open for dating too ...lol :th_angrywife:
sam
me:33 ,dh:30
ttc:8y
3 natural m/c dec 99, mar 01,oct 07
clomid x1 -ohss
lap x 1 apr/05-endomet left tube blocked,half of left ovary resected
1st ivf cycle nov/05 developed mild ohss again
DEC 2ND/05 BFP u/s small sac slow heart beat small fetus misscariage at 9 weeks 1 day
fet may 06 -cancelled due to very rare -sub acute viral thyroiditis
fet oct 20-bfp ,beta 700 on nov 1 ,1700 on nov 3,3900 on nov 5 u/s 2 small sacs ,slow heart beat small fetuses m/c nov 23/06 ,day of our 9th wedding annivrsay
1 blast still frozen
IVF#2 july 07 7 BLASTS FROZEN 2 normal 2 have trisomies 3 not tested less than 6 cell on day 3 fet oct 25/07,transferred 2 instead of one ...oops
1st beta nov 2 bfp (again) 23,2nd beta 83 ,3rd beta 371 u/s nov 21 hb 118 bpm
beautiful baby boy Nayal born via planned c-section on july 3rd 2008 @ 12:35 pm

#11 anunnik

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Posted 27 August 2009 - 07:31 PM

It's very strange. I still can't see Ontario or Nova Scotia (and a couple of others), it just brings me to the top of the page. I can see all the other regions. I seems that I can't see anything that I voted for. Anyone else having trouble or just me? Luckily I just had my nerdy DH look at the source code and show me the 14 from Ontario. It could be that I'm missing something, but I honestly don't think so. :blink:
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IVF # 1 - October 2007
ER: 2 eggs, only 1 fertilized... BFP!!!
Eve Isabella Arrived on her Due Date: July 8, 2008

TTC#2 - 2009
Sept 10 - Signed IVF consent forms.
Sept 16 - Got the call. Start BCP at end of Sept.

Sept 28 - Natural BFP. Beta 360. In total SHOCK!
Oct 20 - U/S: One perfect heartbeat.
Nov 23 - U/S: Baby very active at 12wks
Jan 04 - U/S: It's a Baby Boy!!
Aaron Thomas arrived May 31, 2010.

Our family is complete!

#12 hopeful123

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Posted 28 August 2009 - 02:53 PM

hmm have you tried deleting your vote and vote again ,or before voting see results ??? see what happens
sam
me:33 ,dh:30
ttc:8y
3 natural m/c dec 99, mar 01,oct 07
clomid x1 -ohss
lap x 1 apr/05-endomet left tube blocked,half of left ovary resected
1st ivf cycle nov/05 developed mild ohss again
DEC 2ND/05 BFP u/s small sac slow heart beat small fetus misscariage at 9 weeks 1 day
fet may 06 -cancelled due to very rare -sub acute viral thyroiditis
fet oct 20-bfp ,beta 700 on nov 1 ,1700 on nov 3,3900 on nov 5 u/s 2 small sacs ,slow heart beat small fetuses m/c nov 23/06 ,day of our 9th wedding annivrsay
1 blast still frozen
IVF#2 july 07 7 BLASTS FROZEN 2 normal 2 have trisomies 3 not tested less than 6 cell on day 3 fet oct 25/07,transferred 2 instead of one ...oops
1st beta nov 2 bfp (again) 23,2nd beta 83 ,3rd beta 371 u/s nov 21 hb 118 bpm
beautiful baby boy Nayal born via planned c-section on july 3rd 2008 @ 12:35 pm

#13 Haligobabies

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Posted 29 August 2009 - 06:56 PM

It's very strange. I still can't see Ontario or Nova Scotia (and a couple of others), it just brings me to the top of the page. I can see all the other regions. I seems that I can't see anything that I voted for. Anyone else having trouble or just me? Luckily I just had my nerdy DH look at the source code and show me the 14 from Ontario. It could be that I'm missing something, but I honestly don't think so. :blink:


I can't see them either. It boots me back to the top of the page. I can see the other categories, but not the ones I voted in. (NS and ON)


We have been trying since 2006
. 1st IVF with ICSI in September/October 09.
. 8-week ultrasound Nov 26, 2009- It's twins!


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Posted 30 August 2009 - 02:14 PM

All should be working now.

#15 leapinlizard

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 03:53 PM

I'm in the Halifax area of NS and would love to meet up for coffee or something. PM me if anyone is interested. Posted Image

I like to shop, talk, laugh and I'm a good listener. I'm also not too much of a weirdo ;), well maybe a little lol. This is sounding a bit like a dating ad, so I will stop while I'm ahead lol.



Hi Haligobaby!!
I'm just outside of Halifax but I would still love to get together sometime. Oh and you like to shop too cool so do I, although money is a bit tight but oh well it's always nice to fine something great!! PM me and maybe we can see if something works for us, let me know...
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#16 Haligobabies

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 04:19 PM

I'm in the Halifax area of NS and would love to meet up for coffee or something. PM me if anyone is interested. Posted Image

I like to shop, talk, laugh and I'm a good listener. I'm also not too much of a weirdo ;), well maybe a little lol. This is sounding a bit like a dating ad, so I will stop while I'm ahead lol.



Hi Haligobaby!!
I'm just outside of Halifax but I would still love to get together sometime. Oh and you like to shop too cool so do I, although money is a bit tight but oh well it's always nice to fine something great!! PM me and maybe we can see if something works for us, let me know...


Cool! I will PM you :D


We have been trying since 2006
. 1st IVF with ICSI in September/October 09.
. 8-week ultrasound Nov 26, 2009- It's twins!


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#17 hopeful123

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Posted 31 August 2009 - 07:04 PM

i am glad you guys will be meeting , i will be thinking of you guys
sam
me:33 ,dh:30
ttc:8y
3 natural m/c dec 99, mar 01,oct 07
clomid x1 -ohss
lap x 1 apr/05-endomet left tube blocked,half of left ovary resected
1st ivf cycle nov/05 developed mild ohss again
DEC 2ND/05 BFP u/s small sac slow heart beat small fetus misscariage at 9 weeks 1 day
fet may 06 -cancelled due to very rare -sub acute viral thyroiditis
fet oct 20-bfp ,beta 700 on nov 1 ,1700 on nov 3,3900 on nov 5 u/s 2 small sacs ,slow heart beat small fetuses m/c nov 23/06 ,day of our 9th wedding annivrsay
1 blast still frozen
IVF#2 july 07 7 BLASTS FROZEN 2 normal 2 have trisomies 3 not tested less than 6 cell on day 3 fet oct 25/07,transferred 2 instead of one ...oops
1st beta nov 2 bfp (again) 23,2nd beta 83 ,3rd beta 371 u/s nov 21 hb 118 bpm
beautiful baby boy Nayal born via planned c-section on july 3rd 2008 @ 12:35 pm

#18 ~*Megan*~

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Posted 31 August 2009 - 08:07 PM

I live in Georgetown Ontario, and I can travel anywhere in the GTA - What a great idea :)
Our Journey to Parenthood
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Sept 2007-2008 - Trying au natural - When it was fun ;)
Sept 2008 Refered to 1st clinic, what a waste of time
Dec 2008 - Told by old clinic both my tubes were blocked, going for a lap...
Feb 2009 - Lap. done, both tubes clear and open, were never blocked
March 2009 - Clinic gave us the wrong patients results - switched clinics
April 2009 - Started at ISIS
May 2009 - 1st B2B IUI - DH counts amazing, 72 and 42 million 90% mobility - BFN!!! devastated beyond words
June 2009 - IUI #2 - 3 Good follicles - June 16th (113 million sperm, 99% motility WOOHOO) and 17th!! Beta Day July 1st - 14DPIUI...AF arrived...wondering how much more we can take :(
July 2009 - IUI #3 - Changed to timed BD...CD10 (July 10th) Only one good follicle, 2.2 I think, chose timed BD instead of IUI#3, due to only one follicle - we are going to try "au natural " this cycle - BFN again...
August 2009 - Taking time off and enjoying each other, 1st adoption meeting Sept 16th, and I also have a free round of Gonal-F waiting for us at the clinic when we decide to go back - Became a Moderator here at IVF.CA!! Thrilled to be about to give back to a wonderful site and great group
September 2009 - Explored the adoption process with Halton CAS Sept. 16 then decided to take time off from TTC and save for more fertility treatments in the future...
October 2009 - Decided to submit our application for adoption (Oct 27th) and started acupuncture, will not give up we will have a family one day
November 2009 - Finally met Karolyn, she stayed with DH and I for 3 days, she is like a sister to me, and had a few wonderful meet up's with other amazing women from the site...words can not describe what an amazing weekend that was
December 2009 - Re-doing a bunch of tests - hopefully a few IUI's in the new year with a different protocol - Maybe PRIDE training in March
January 2010 - Results from SONO and HSG, all looks great, Right tube questionable, not a huge concern as per Dr. Saving for IVF as that is our next option...might be a few years, hopefully not. Hopefully our miracle will come before -Wondering why is this so hard??
Jan 2010 Cont'd - Accepted to PRIDE training starting in March, SAFE home study to follow...We can finally dream again...
March 2010 - Started PRIDE March 22nd - 9 classes, 3 hrs every Monday night - Enjoying the class, looking forward to the future, getting all our documents ready for our SAFE homestudy package
May 1st 2010 - BFP on a HPT!!! Holy crap how did that happen...May 2nd Beta 182...May 4th Beta 300...1st U/S May 14th - 1st U/S shows healthy miracle bean - H/B and all - 127 beats per minute, what a wonderful moment between DH and I




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#19 Nitzerette

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Posted 01 September 2009 - 09:20 PM

I live in Western Australia and we have a group that meets up about every 2 months. It is really great to have that connection.
<p><strong><span style="color:#000000;">Canadians Down Under 9 yrs, now indonesia</span></strong></p><p></p><p><span style="color:#4B0082;">me 39(I am not changing this anymore!), DH 37 - together since '93, married '98 went off BCP Jan '03 but TTC (in earnest) early '05</span></p><p><span style="color:#4169E1;">started seeking medical help early '06. '06-'07 - 4 IUI's, IVF #1 and FET #1 (with 2 embies) at QFG - all BFN</span></p><p></p><p><span style="color:#FF0000;">moved interstate and started at new clinic '08 - IVF #2 Mar; FET #2 May Aug - Surprise natural pregnancy! Then m/c ~ 7 wksFET #3 Nov, 2 embies, BFN; '09 FET #4 Feb BFP then m/c ~ 5 wksFET #5 Apr, 2 embies, BFN3 July - clinic appt to get things rolling on 3rd fresh cycle. AAARGH! Stupid clinic stuffed things up again!</span></p><p></p><p><span style="color:#2F4F4F;">Changed clinics - Now can't get started til Sept- AARGH! Make that Oct now <img src="<a data-ipb='nomediaparse' href='<a data-ipb='nomediaparse' href='<a data-ipb='nomediaparse' href='<a data-ipb='nomediaparse' href='<a data-ipb='nomediaparse' href='<a data-ipb='nomediaparse' href='<a data-ipb='nomediaparse' href='https://ivf.ca/forums//public/style_emoticons/default/sad.png'">https://ivf.ca/forums//public/style_emoticons/default/sad.png'">https://ivf.ca/forums//public/style_emoticons/default/sad.png'">https://ivf.ca/forums//public/style_emoticons/default/sad.png'">https://ivf.ca/forums//public/style_emoticons/default/sad.png'">https://ivf.ca/forums//public/style_emoticons/default/sad.png'">https://ivf.ca/forums//public/style_emoticons/default/sad.png'>https://ivf.ca/forums//public/style_emoticons/default/sad.png" title=":(" alt="sad.png"></span></p><p></p><p><span style="color:#008000;">IVF#3 almost cancelledOct '09 - 11 eggs, 8 fert, 7 for PGS, 3 tested OK, 2 of those to blast12 Oct - ET #8 1 embie, 1 frozen</span></p><p></p><p><span style="color:#800080;">23 Oct <strong><span style="font-size:14px;">BFP!</span></strong> weekly hCG = 192, 2281, 17046, 43118; HB @ 7wk scan2 Dec first OB appt - 174bpm, 3cm, all good!(but she said I will be 'high-risk')15 Dec crap results on my NT testGD diagnosed at 15 Weeks :(3 Feb '10 Week 19 scan looks good!OB says NO! to water birth10 June - my BP, glucose readings, weight gain and Bubby's size, movements and fluid all goodOB chgd her mind at 38 wks - gonna let me go to my due date now</span></p><p></p><p>Baby boy born on 1 July by c-section 7lb3oz He had to have surgery at 3 wks - all good now</p><p></p><p><span style="color:#006400;">2011 - Waiting to get started again. IVF doc infuriating! June '11 - About to start. Only one frostie left. Unmedicated cycle.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="color:#8B0000;">Last cycle a big fat failure! Our embie did not thaw properly so we didn't even get a transfer. SO disappointed!</span></p><p></p><p>Oct 2011 - m/c<p>2012 - A bit in shock that our 'trying' actually worked. We are pregnant with a natural miracle. Due mid March 2013. A trip to Thailand, praying for a baby, before both pregnancies!<p></a>Healthy baby girl born on 28 Feb 2013 by caesarian weighing 2.99kg</p></a>

#20 Trish

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Posted 02 September 2009 - 01:12 AM

Is there anyone here from the Red Deer, Alberta area? Would be nice to have a get together!

Trish :flowers:
Me 37 Dh 39
TTC 17 yrs
PCOS & M/F
BFP Naturally 1993 m/c at 12 wks
Many BFN Clomid / IUI's
1st IVF/ICSI Nov 28th, 2007
BFP+ BFP+ BFP+ BFP+
IT'S TWINS!!!
M/C one twin @ 7wks, very scary & SAD TIME :(
Emergency u/s @ 7wks shows one very healthy little love bug!!! :) THANK YOU GOD!! phew, thought our dreams were over, mourning the loss of our love bugs twin brother or sister :(
SO VERY THANKFUL OUR LOVE BUG IS A STRONG ONE!
OUR PRAYERS HAVE FINALLY BEEN ANSWERED!!
EDD August 18th 2008
IT'S A VERY HEALTHY BABY GIRL!!
Born right on her due date!! Aug 18th, 2008 9lbs 6oz 20in SHE'S PERFECT!!! SOOOOOO IN LOVE!!!!!

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~*FET #1*~
3 Frosties waiting for Mommy, Daddy & Big Sis to be!! Finger's crossed
Feb 1st ~ We are on the WAITLIST!!! Oh my, can't believe this is happening!
Feb 12th ~ AF #1
Feb 17th ~ HSG everything is perfect, we're good to go!!
Mar 8th ~ Pelvic u/s
Mar 10th ~ AF #2
Mar 17th ~ WOO HOO!!! GOT THE CALL!!! Surprisingly after only 2 AF's!!
Mar 29th ~ Start Suprefact & 81mg ASA!
Apr 13th ~ Start Estrace & Doxycycline
Apr 26th ~ U/S to check lining
May 3rd ~ TRANSFER DAY TODAY!! Transferring 2 beautiful frosties!
May 18th ~ Beta BFN :'(

#21 Haligobabies

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Posted 03 September 2009 - 08:40 AM

i am glad you guys will be meeting , i will be thinking of you guys
sam


and thank you Sam for starting this thread :D If you can make it down to NS, you are welcome to join us for shopping/food/coffee anytime!


We have been trying since 2006
. 1st IVF with ICSI in September/October 09.
. 8-week ultrasound Nov 26, 2009- It's twins!


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#22 hopeful123

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Posted 07 September 2009 - 09:32 AM

thanks haligobaby i will definitly come down specially when yo mention SHOPPING,FOOD AND COFEE who would pass such agreat oportunity with lovely ladies like you

now for toronto girls any ideas where we should meet ,i am not familiar with toronto area so help me here know a place for good coffee that also have decaffe and place to sit down indoors or outdoors depending on weather
sam

ps how about timothy's
me:33 ,dh:30
ttc:8y
3 natural m/c dec 99, mar 01,oct 07
clomid x1 -ohss
lap x 1 apr/05-endomet left tube blocked,half of left ovary resected
1st ivf cycle nov/05 developed mild ohss again
DEC 2ND/05 BFP u/s small sac slow heart beat small fetus misscariage at 9 weeks 1 day
fet may 06 -cancelled due to very rare -sub acute viral thyroiditis
fet oct 20-bfp ,beta 700 on nov 1 ,1700 on nov 3,3900 on nov 5 u/s 2 small sacs ,slow heart beat small fetuses m/c nov 23/06 ,day of our 9th wedding annivrsay
1 blast still frozen
IVF#2 july 07 7 BLASTS FROZEN 2 normal 2 have trisomies 3 not tested less than 6 cell on day 3 fet oct 25/07,transferred 2 instead of one ...oops
1st beta nov 2 bfp (again) 23,2nd beta 83 ,3rd beta 371 u/s nov 21 hb 118 bpm
beautiful baby boy Nayal born via planned c-section on july 3rd 2008 @ 12:35 pm

#23 Kar

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Posted 30 September 2009 - 04:53 PM

Oh my I have thought of this too. What an excellent idea. I am in the GTA and would love to meet up. Weekends or after work.

Let me know when and where and I will be there. :)



Kar
ME 34 DH 44
2002- TTC for 2yrs
2004-Son conceive the night DR recommeneded IVF
Trying for #2
DH count much lower
1st IVF BFP - ET 1 beauty- miscarried at 16w
DH count even lower

2nd IVF BFN -ET 2 average
DR recommends aspiration for 3rd IVF
Follow up with DR two options Natural rounds of icsi or last IVF

Decided to commit to 3-5 of natural IVF rounds
July 31st first day of Monitoring
Aug 3rd little folicle measures 1.3
Aug 4th little folicle measures 1.5 and I O sponantously
Natual IVF Missed Dr. orders a romp in the hay LOL
Waiting for next cycle

4th round (2nd natural IVF)
Aug 29th 1st day of monitoring
Sept 1 tigger but level may indicate ovulation already
Sept 3 ER U/S indicate O already happend
O'ing when follie is only 1.4 not good
Now what????

Oct 15th low stim cycle begins
7 eggs retrieved 3 fert.
transfered 2 8 cell grade 2's
2ww begins.
Preg. Test on Friday the 13th
NOv 13 BFN Our Journey has ended...

#24 ~*Megan*~

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Posted 30 September 2009 - 06:59 PM

I am up for anywhere in the GTA...a Starbucks or Tim's is good...Any ideas for locations ladies?
Our Journey to Parenthood
TTC Since September 2007 - Diagnosis "Unexplained Infertility"
Me 28 - DH 30


Sept 2007-2008 - Trying au natural - When it was fun ;)
Sept 2008 Refered to 1st clinic, what a waste of time
Dec 2008 - Told by old clinic both my tubes were blocked, going for a lap...
Feb 2009 - Lap. done, both tubes clear and open, were never blocked
March 2009 - Clinic gave us the wrong patients results - switched clinics
April 2009 - Started at ISIS
May 2009 - 1st B2B IUI - DH counts amazing, 72 and 42 million 90% mobility - BFN!!! devastated beyond words
June 2009 - IUI #2 - 3 Good follicles - June 16th (113 million sperm, 99% motility WOOHOO) and 17th!! Beta Day July 1st - 14DPIUI...AF arrived...wondering how much more we can take :(
July 2009 - IUI #3 - Changed to timed BD...CD10 (July 10th) Only one good follicle, 2.2 I think, chose timed BD instead of IUI#3, due to only one follicle - we are going to try "au natural " this cycle - BFN again...
August 2009 - Taking time off and enjoying each other, 1st adoption meeting Sept 16th, and I also have a free round of Gonal-F waiting for us at the clinic when we decide to go back - Became a Moderator here at IVF.CA!! Thrilled to be about to give back to a wonderful site and great group
September 2009 - Explored the adoption process with Halton CAS Sept. 16 then decided to take time off from TTC and save for more fertility treatments in the future...
October 2009 - Decided to submit our application for adoption (Oct 27th) and started acupuncture, will not give up we will have a family one day
November 2009 - Finally met Karolyn, she stayed with DH and I for 3 days, she is like a sister to me, and had a few wonderful meet up's with other amazing women from the site...words can not describe what an amazing weekend that was
December 2009 - Re-doing a bunch of tests - hopefully a few IUI's in the new year with a different protocol - Maybe PRIDE training in March
January 2010 - Results from SONO and HSG, all looks great, Right tube questionable, not a huge concern as per Dr. Saving for IVF as that is our next option...might be a few years, hopefully not. Hopefully our miracle will come before -Wondering why is this so hard??
Jan 2010 Cont'd - Accepted to PRIDE training starting in March, SAFE home study to follow...We can finally dream again...
March 2010 - Started PRIDE March 22nd - 9 classes, 3 hrs every Monday night - Enjoying the class, looking forward to the future, getting all our documents ready for our SAFE homestudy package
May 1st 2010 - BFP on a HPT!!! Holy crap how did that happen...May 2nd Beta 182...May 4th Beta 300...1st U/S May 14th - 1st U/S shows healthy miracle bean - H/B and all - 127 beats per minute, what a wonderful moment between DH and I




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#25 kerrilyn

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Posted 30 September 2009 - 07:08 PM

I vote for going to see Nitzerette in Australia!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Me (Kerri-Lyn) 41, DH (Steve) 37, TTC since April 2007Unexplained IF (possibly crappy eggs, AMH 10.4 = poor responder) - HSG, SHGx3, Lap, Cycle Monitoring, Recurrent loss bloods, EMB, Karyotyping, DNA Frag - all normal! 7 IUI's, 2 cancelled IVF's, 3 complete IVF's, 1 FET, 2 clinics, 1 early miscarriage, lots of debt, lots of heartache, lots of tears. We rolled the dice and got lucky on our last ditch "close the door" cycle and have a beautiful little girl. April 2014 - Had the crazy notion to try for another. Shocked with a BFP, miscarried @ 8W6D. See my "about me" page for more cycle details.