Insemination 1 of 2AmandaMom
Sorry to hear about your #1 donor being all done!
I can imagine how incredibly frustrating that must be. You put so much thought and energy into picking someone, and you *know* that the swimmers are great...and then you have to make another choice. Congrats on getting over that hurdle and going with #2. So exciting that your RE will soon have it ready and waiting!Wehrli
Wonderful to have a plan and to be able to release some of the stress of ttc into the hands of some experienced medical professionals. Good luck!SaraCecile
What a surprise! I'm glad you have an accommodating KD (and KD's wife) and can get going. I'm sure if you do one insem today, you'll have covered your window pretty well. Fingers crossed!Coco
Your timing looks fantastic! Best wishes to you and DP!
AFM, We did our first at-home insemination today
with fresh KD sperm sent through the mail, using NW Andrology and Cryobank's version of BioTranz. My DP was great--even though she is decidedly less excited about the second kid than I am, she was really wonderful. O day SHOULD be tomorrow (haven't done the OPK today--too nervous--last month, I never got a positive, but I did O according to temps, so I'm afraid that if I get a negative, I'll second guess my plan for this cycle...). So we'll do an IUI tomorrow with the frozen stuff from the same donor. It is so funny to get shipments of our KD's stuff in two different forms and packages.
I did have one of those "yuk" (combined with "oh, yeah--I remember waaaay back to that") moments preparing the insem this morning.
I'm feeling excited and hopeful...hope the rest of you are getting some of those feelings, too, even amidst the more difficult and painful ones.update
Argh! Negative OPK on day 13, when for the past three months, I've ovulated on day 14, and I never got an OPK positive last month. I'm restricting fluids and testing at different times of the day with two different kinds of reputable tests. If I do get a positive at 10am tomorrow, I could put off the IUI until Sunday night...so that's my plan...but why can't bodies just cooperate?!