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#1 Rick

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 09:52 AM

This weekend is one of the more difficult weekends of the year for those experiencing infertility and are child-free. For the remainder of this weekend the board will operate without the status update sidebar. It should be back after the weekend. Thank you for your understanding.


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#2 BCgirl

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 10:07 AM

Thank you for this Rick-much appreciated :)


Me 37 Hx of Graves hyperthyroid
DH 46 Hx of Grade 4 varicocoele-repaired

3 IUI w/ Clomid 3 chemical pregnancies

1 IVF BFN
Fet x2  BFN

 

Trying to  accept child-free life


#3 MB.

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 10:24 AM

Well done.

#4 impatient

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 03:39 PM

Yay!

 

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#5 silverdollar

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 04:18 PM

That's a great idea Rick! Thank you.

Unexplained IF/ DOR. Began TTC in 2008.
After a wild and crazy ride on the treatment train, our baby GIRL arrived on Jan 6, 2012
Hold on.... Surprise spontaneous just 7 months postpartum while still breastfeeding!!! Baby boy born May 2, 2013
My heart couldn't be more full :)
 
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#6 Maralee

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 09:05 PM

Thanks for approaching this weekend so sensitively.  Well done.


Me 30, 31, 32 Hubs 35, 36, 37

See about me for past history
IVF 2
Jan 2013-awaiting consult at VFC...
Feb 2013-Consult a success, off to victoria we go!  Looking at April.  Meanwhile, started gluten/dairy reduced diet with a ton of supplements.  Feeling great!
Day 1...Mar13/13
LH surge Mar 24 Start estrace Mar 27
Day 1, April 8
Fly to VFC April 9-u/s and blood work-all OK
April 10-start stims Gonal 225, saizen 1.66mg, repronex 75
April 15-u/s and bw, all good, 6 follies, all same size, continue and next u/s and bw apr 17
April 17-u/s and bw-all good, 7 follies, similar size, continue and next u/s apr 18.  ER on april 20 or 21
April 18-bw good, u/s now 10 follies but starting to separate in size.  Back tomorrow, ER april 21/22?
April 19-bw good, 1/2 of follies ready...trigger tonight, ER on April 21
April 21-9 retrieved.  Awaiting fertilization reports... fingers crossed!
April 22-Amazing news, 8 out of 9 are mature and all 8 fertilize, 1/2 by ICSI, 1/2 by regular.  How could that happen?
April 23-All 8 still going, mix of 15-19/20
April 24-6 still going, 2 transferred-an 19/20 and 18/20, 2 frozen a 18/20, 17/20, and 2 in culture to day 5-wait and see
May 8-OMG, positive beta!!  517, wow! 14dp3dt
May 10-beta 1060.  Yay!!
May 27-viability u/s...both took, it's twins!  Heartbeats around 140, 1 measures a couple days behind.  CRAZY!
June 16-10 wk u/s, both still growing, hb's 172 and 165. 
July 2-Nuchal-excellent.  Fell in love with them.  hb's 168 and 160, both measure a couple days ahead now.
Aug 16- 18 week detailed, both are amazing.  Team green! Cord insertion issue with baby A discovered.
Oct 10-27wk 4 day, A is 2 lbs, B is 2.2 lbs...may have seen a penis and sac on one of them.
Nov 7-30wk 4 day, A is 3lbs 13 oz, B is 4lbs 2 oz, this is going to hurt.
Nov 21-32wk 4 day, A is 4lbs, B is 4 lbs 8 oz, starting to slow down a bit, and both head down.
Dec 4-34 wk 3 day, A is 5 lbs 2 oz, B is 5 lbs 5 oz, A head down and engaged, B now breech.
 
Dec 17-after falling down the stairs, our baby boy and girl arrived at 36 weeks, small but healthy
Welcome Abigael and Colin.
 

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#7 Rick

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 11:22 PM

I can't take any credit, it was suggested by much wiser ladies.


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#8 frostedlemon

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 02:30 PM

I think this is a great idea. My heart lurches for the I imagine people feeling when I see/hear all the updates on FB and other media.



#9 sharlene

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Posted 13 May 2013 - 02:55 PM

great idea!



#10 Merry33

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Posted 13 May 2013 - 03:22 PM

Very much appreciated :)