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!
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Trying to Conceive #1
Babymc (34) ... DH 32 ... married April 2008 ... TTC #1
Shesaidboom (27) TTC #1 since 2007. Struggling with PCOS. Seeing a fertility specialist this month, and hoping for good news!
Cbaa2010 Cait & B (26) trying to add baby since 10/2010- Started IF testing in 8/2011, my main concern is spotting from O until AF, now to see what is next. http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/caitylady
Sourire (29) DH (32) - TTC # 1 since August 2010 with short luteal phase.
yoyonana (34) dh (31) TTC#1 since Oct 2009 after one year off OC pill. Going for 1st IUI next month
RosieL (29) DH (30) TTC #1 for 8 cycles with abnormal sperm morphology (large heads). Day e, Day 21, and HSG tests were normal.
LuluRoo (28) TTC#1 since March 2011 after taking a break from TTC for a little while!!! Doing what I can to prepare for our first medicated cycle March 29th, 2011
Renavoo (35) TTC#1 for about 2 years. Tests all "normal." Argh! 4 IUIs and one failed IVF cycle. Awaiting a FET mid October
Blueyezz4 TTC #1 (technically #4 - long story) since 2006; Moving on to our 3rd Fresh IVF in Oct. after 5 failed IUI's, 2 failed IVF's and a failed FET. Hoping & praying for a miracle. Mother to our twins boys - lost at 22.5wks on 6-20-09 and another little angel in heaven lost at 8wks!
deborahbgkelly (29) TTC #1 IVF scheduled for November. Turns out DH is fine. I am on DHEA and at a therapeutic dose. Start all the other meds mid-October. Fertility issues- Endo, hypothyroid, diminished ovarian reserves.
SimplyRochelle TTC #1 since May 2007; one loss at 12 weeks in September 2008; seeking holistic treatment and continuing naturally at this point; 2 failed clomid cycles; crappy insurance and limited financial resources while in nursing school keep us from going further but we'll get there one day
Silverbird TTC #1 with MFI and one ovary
fierrbug Tiara (33) DH (34) TTC #1 since 2001, 3 mc’s. Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency (AGHD) which relates to other hormone/insulin/egg quality issues + some clotting properties. In limbo awaiting a miracle to get GH injections in conjunction with a future IUI
rhiandmoi TTC #1 since November 2008. Just starting to get tested to see what is going on
Trying To Conceive #2
TenzinsMama TTC#2 since January 2011. Past diagnosis of Unexplained Infertility, although egg quality is now highly suspect. DS conceived via Clomid/ IUI in December 2009. Total Clomid/IUIs: 5 (over two separate time periods). Early losses: 2. What's next?: Awaiting 'the call' for IVF.
RCR TTC #2 since December 2007. One failed IVF, three failed medicated IUI cycles (follistim, menipur, and gannirelix). Planning a few more IUIs, then back to IVF if those don't work. Thankful every day that we have great infertility insurance coverage. Severe MF, poor egg quality, one early loss in July 2010.
MammaBird 41 yo with a 7 yo dd (who starts 2nd grade today!) and have been ttc#2 since July 2010. 1 m/c in 10/2010 :-( Tried Femara, Follistim, and IUI this cycle. I'm currently 3 dpIUI and am planning to test on 9/12 if nothing happens before then. Unexplained secondary infertility - ahhhhhhhhh!!!
Aprilmom We are trying for #2 since July 2007 - first cycle of IVF
Wendlynnn TTC #2 since Sept. '09. Have a 3yr old DD and 3 losses in the last year (11weeks, 5wks, 6wks). Now I'm doing the dr run around - trying to find someone who will help me, test me, ANYTHING!
Gozal (33) trying for number 2 since 2009. Finally diagnosed with prolactinoma after extended breastfeeding; PRL levels normal 4/11; ectopic pregnancy 6/11; doing monitored natural cycles for now and Clomid if needed.
Lydiah Lidia (29) DH (28)....TTC #2 since October 2009 while handling my symptoms of Crohn's Disease with Remicade since March 2010. Have had 4 early losses, though those were while healthy. Going to a specialist in July 2011!!
Hope4light unofficially TTC#2. Severe MFI, only option is IVF w/ICSI. Down to 2 options for a new RE (we moved), and getting ready to have consults with them and decide where to go
Jenger TTC#2 since August 2009, diagnosed with mild hypothyroidism in August 2010
tryingfortwo TTC#2 since Nov 2008. Unexplained secondary infertility, hoping that a naturopath can figure out what's going on and recommend something that will help us get PG!
Wallabi Sara, mama to a fabulous four year old who came home at age two and a half, fighting primary infertility on and off since 2002 with endo and gluten troubles - one year gluten free! - hoping 2011 will see me pregnant!
Gale (29) TTC#2 for 20 months. Have had the complete IF work-up and HSG and DH has had SA - everything checked out just fine. We have done 3 rounds of 50mg Clomid and had first iui on November 29th
CassnBeth TTC#2 for us since August 2010...TTC#1 for me for 2 years. Suffering from PCOS and remembering 4 early losses!
mindfulmomma TTC#2 since April 2009. Unexplained Secondary Infertility. Had HSG, bloodwork and Clomid challenge so far
Trying To Conceive #3
Emski4379 TTC #3 since April '10. Having (finally!) regular, but annovulatory cycles. Starting SI and will move on to chlomid if they SI don't work
zanelee TTC#3 for almost 5 years now. Secondary IF due to cervical cancer surgery. Had extensive endo removed and cervix manually dialated (so dh's boys could get in!) in late fall of 2010, and now trying on our own for a few months. Can't decided whether or not to start clomid. Praying for a miracle!
Brichole1214 Brandy (27) DH (31) taking a break in between our little precious bundle who came to us December 6th, 2010. Planning on starting out TTC venture again in Septmeber 2011 since it took us 31 months to get pregnant with her and technically took me 5 years of off and on TTC to finally get pregnant. I don't wanna wait too long!!!! http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/158654
Trying To Conceive #4
Kylie1 I'm 30 years old (almost), TTC4 and have been since November 2010. Getting closer to a full year...sigh. I have a balanced translocation (http://www.rarechromo.org/information/Other/Balanced%20translocations%20FTNW.pdf) and have one DSD and two DDs (one with a balanced translocation and one with normal chromosomes). I've had four miscarriages, to date-two before DD1 and two after DD2.
MoOnFiReGlOw TTC #4 since April '09. Had MFI due to medications. Now off meds for 1 month and hoping to get a bfp here soon
Those TTC who have not posted a Blurb
Taking a Break
Not Trying, Not Preventing
(May everyone who passes through this thread find her way to this section!)
Tantylynn, Kaydove, Brichole1214, Sweet.Bee, Lega, NishaG, Kewpie80, Tear78, ValH, Lesliesara63, no5no5, Minkajane, EastbayK, Grapesbunch, thtr4me, alexaskj, trumpcard, poetgirl, ann_of_loxley
Missing In Action
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Edited by renavoo - 9/27/11 at 6:40am