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~~May Infertility One Thread~~

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Thread Starter 
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 - anne1140 (25) - TTC #1 since Nov. '07. Blood work, semen analysis 3X, HSG, and 2 ultrasounds (1 2D, 1 3D). Me: septate uterus, Him: 0-1% sperm morphology. Next step: Surgery for me, Urologist for him

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).

Eastbayk- natrual

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.

: Graduates :
(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


Victorian Patch


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.
post #2 of 71
I can't believe we are in May already. Thanks nummies for starting a new thread.

You can update me IVF#1, long lupron protocol. ER and ET hopefully at the end of the month. (was cancelled last month for IVF cause of cysts)
post #3 of 71
Thanks Nummies

Wtg - good luck! If we aren't pregnant in 2 weeks we are moving on to IVF. Just did injectables with 2 follies 22 and 18. Had 2 IUIs, test date May 14
post #4 of 71
Ooooh...shiny new thread!~ Thanks again nummies!

Today is CD 22 for me...having day 23 progesterone taken tomorrow am. Hope I ovulated this month...unlike last month. :
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Oregonduck: GL!!! :
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MY 5th Day

Hey Girls I am in my 5th day of my period and in my 3rd day with Tamoxifen, getting ready for the battle again

Oregonduck my best wishes for you

nummies please put me in the ttc # 2 please
post #7 of 71
Thread Starter 
Oh my goodness ladies....

Look at this!!

After 5 IUIs, I am finally pregnant! I can't believe how dark that second line is!!

Thank you all soooooo much for the support! I will be sticking around until I have my ultrasound (I have had a miscarriage in the past).

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::::congratulations nummies::::
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Howdy folks!!

: Congrats nummies!!!! That is so awesome

I am still here and will try again to keep up with the One Thread. I am in the 2ww after my 3rd FET in a row, beta on the 6th.
post #11 of 71
okay so the last 3 who had this thread are preggers, coincidence?
post #12 of 71
Thread Starter 
Laci- I know! It is crazy! The luck of the threadkeeper!

Thanks so much everyone!
post #13 of 71
Congrats nummies!!!:::

Thanks for the good luck vibes Victorian Patch and Jelinifer! And same to you!!!!
post #14 of 71
nummies that is wonderful, congrats mama : my prayers for you and a safe pregnancy,
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Nummies!!! I am so happy for you!! Actually, I am crying, but its because I am so happy!!!!!!:: Sending sticky baby vibes your way!!!
post #16 of 71
Thread Starter 
Thank you sooooo much everyone!

by-the-lake- I can't believe you are 11 weeks already! Time flies huh?! Thanks for popping in!
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Nummies - Congrats::::: I am so happy for your. Wishing you a happy and healthy 9 months

AFM- We also got a BFP yesterday... It has not really sunk in yet....We are going in for our followup beta on tuesday so I am hoping this bean sticks around.
post #18 of 71
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YAY! Booja's mom!!!! That is awesome! We are going to be due date buddies. Hoping for doubling for you!

How is everyone else doing?

AFM- I go back in for my second beta tomorrow, I am nervous.
post #19 of 71
delurking to say: nummies! YAY!! : I'm so glad the IUI's finally worked for you!! Here's hoping for a very uneventful pregnancy...
post #20 of 71
I'm a day late to the party, but I wanted to add my congratulations, nummies!!!! : So happy for you!!!
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