The Infertility ONE Thread
A monthly thread to talk about all of our various journeys through the difficult, trying, and often heartbreaking world of infertility. This thread is a place to chat, vent, get support, cheer each other on, and hopefully occasionally laugh!
:Trying to Conceive :
anne1140 - TTC #1 since Nov. '07. Done blood work, semen analysis, and HSG. One blocked fallopian tube and bicornuate or septate uterus.
Becky8824 - TTC#1 since 03/08. One round of clomid 50mg and IUI in January.
brandyshea - TTC #1 since Feb 08. Suspected low progesterone/luteal phase defect. Starting 1st round of clomid with ob (50 mg).
tami1981- TTC for 2+ years, secondary infertility, Clomid+IUI
brittloup - TTC #1 Since March '07 DH 33 (Great counts-Low Morph and Low Motility) Me 22 (No problems!) // 4 rounds Clomid with OBGYN all BFN// IUI #1 with RE Clomid and 2 75iu Bravelle injections--day of IUI sperm count 108 million--BFN Found cyst on left ovary and taking one month break.
booja's mom- TTC 4 years, one failed IVF, IVF mid-March
blackapple-Melina- 27, with husband Chad, 28, TTC #3 since August 08. PCOS and tandem breastfeeding my b/g twins (thank you Clomid!). Trying soy, since it worked last cycle.
crazyrunningmama - TTC #2, FET possibly February
Crystal-mommy - TTC #2 w/ PCOS on and off for 3 yrs. 2 clomid cycles-BFN, 1st cycle w/ femara
DaisyMae08 - TTC #1 since 7/07. Currently on IUI #7 in March
eternalsunshine - TTC#2 w/MF issues. Conceived DC#1 through IUI. Currently on IUI #6 and seriously considering IVF soon.
Julia'sMom - TTC #2, ivf#1 7/08 - 12 wk miscarriage, ivf#2 2/09 converted to iui - bfn, ivf#3 in April
Jelinifer-TTC#1 since 12/08 on to cycle number #2 with Clomid
Laci - Secondary IF.TTC #2 for 2+years-2 IUI'S- BFN- Next IUI-April 09
ladylaura-Laura, TTC #1 for almost 22 months, doing IVF #1 with ICSI and PGD in April
lola88 - 38 y.o., TTC#1 since Oct. '05, 4 failed clomid cycles, 1 failed clomid/iui cycle, moving on to adoption!
MOMTOALEXIS - Trying to conceive since 9/07. 4 failed Clomid cycles, 3 with IUI. Moving to IVF January 09
mamasgirls- TTC #3 since 4/2007. Moving on to IUI #2.
marg- TTC since 03/07 PCOS
Needle In the Hay - Needle In the Hay - Experiencing unexplained secondary infertility for 5+ years, hypothyroidism under control, 3 failed IUIs with OB/GYN, first appt. at fertility clinic in mid-June, ttc naturally in the meantime.
nummies - 25, TTC #2. Conceived 23 month old son from IVF/ ICSI. MFI with 0-1% normal sperm morphology. 5th IUI cycle in April.
oregonduck- Kim, 34, TTC#1 since June, 2007. 4th Clomid cycle since m/c.
Perdita_in_Ontario - TTC#2 w/ IVF/ICSI for MFI - next cycle Q2/09
pixielou- TTC 2 years, waiting for IVF or IUI
poetgirl - TTC for 28 cycles. Low progesterone, possible premature ovarian problems, LPD and hypothalamus dysfunction. Removed polyp 3/08. 8 failed ART cycles. 1st IVF this Feb/March.
Pookietooth - TTC#2 3 years with PCOS and age (I'm 43), started IVF cycle in January. ET is 2/3/09.
tomanygirls - TTC #4 since 11/07 - PCOS with Metformin,HSG, blocked tube, 1st round of clomid, canceled 1st IUI cause we only had one egg on blocked side.
wileymama- TTC with injectibles/IUI for unexplained IF after November stillbirth
wgt4miracle- TTC #1, IVF#1 getting ready for stimming. Finished bcp, continuing lupron. Maybe ER and ET middle of April. (never had a chance to do IUI cause of blocked tubes, ARGH)
WoodlandFairy- 27, have been TTC for over 15 months
Taking a Break
christophersmom - TTC#2 since November 2005. Multiple rounds of Clomid, two HSG's, 1 IVF in November 2007 (twins miscarried in January 2008), miscarriage in September 2008. 2nd IVF in December 2008, miscarriage in January 2009. Taking a break.
Held - 39 years old, TTC #1 since 2005 (although no prevention since late 2002). Dealing with mild MFI (low motility) and unexplained. Currently taking a break.
kristenok18. TTC#2 since 2004, taking a break.
lovebug - TTC#1 for over 3 years, but on a break while DH is in Iraq.
poetgirl - TTC for 28 cycles. Low progesterone, possible premature ovarian problems, LPD and hypothalamus dysfunction. Removed polyp 3/08.
(May everyone who passes through this thread find their way to this section)
Aly22681 TTC #1 since January 2007, 3 MCs. --> July 2008
by-the-lake - TTC#3 with new MF issues, injectibles/trigger/ IUI #6, 1st with DI.
Kiki99 TTC #1 since Apr 2007 (unexplained infertility) with DH. 1 unmedicated IUI - failed, 2 Clomid IUI's - failed and had my 4th IUI with injectables. --> July 2008
mischievium TTC since February 2007 with MFI (antisperm antibodies) and possible mild congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Currently TTC with Clomid and IUI. --> July 2008
Jelly Bean TTC #2 since April 07. one unmedicated IUI, one month of just clomid, one month of clomid and 2 IUI's and this month we did injectibles and 2 IUI's. --> July 2008
Corikodjo 39, TTC since August of 2007,1 Chemical Pregnancy 11/07, on 2nd IUI --> August 2008
blueRhino TTC #1 since June 2007. TTC with Chinese herbs and acupuncture. --> September 2008
Voltige - TTC #2 since 7/07; Recently diagnosed with endometriosis and PCOS but trying to conceive naturally for a few cycles post surgical laparoscopy --> October 2008
songbird45 - TTC #1 with PCOS since January 2007. Pregnant after 22 months and 4 medicated IUI cycles! --> October 2008
FayeO - Tired mama (age 34) to DD (1/03). TTC #2 since November 2005. Diagnosed with MFI (antisperm antibodies) this fall. Currently TTC with unmedicated IUIs. December will be IUI #8. Only one more after that and then it's time for a BIG decision about IVF. --> December 2008
LibbyLou - TTC #1 since Sept 2007 with PCOS. Cystic fibrosis carrier. Currently trying Metformin + Clomid. Diagnostic Lap Dec '08. --> January 2009
MeadowMom - TTC#2 with PCOS and fibroids. Using Letrozole and HCG trigger. --> February 2009
blueyezz4 - TTC #1 since July 2006; Have done 3 rounds of clomid (1 - 100mg and 2 - 50mg) with 2 failed IUIs. Have now finished first injectable (Gonal F & Trigger) cycle with IUI done mid Jan and now in the dreaded TWW. Hoping for a early Valentines/B-Day present with a BFP!! --> February 2009
gumby74 - ttc #2 with just the use of folic acid and baby aspirin. If not successful, we will do the hormone IUI route starting next cycle. --> February 2009
Catubodua - 39, TTC #1 since Oct 07. we've already had a semen analysis and HSG done and both were fine.
PLEASE let the threadkeeper know if there is anything you would like to add/ delete/ change from your synopsis above.