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#1 of 12 Old 09-19-2010, 03:31 PM - Thread Starter
 
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But don't worry, it's not mine either

Hi everyone, I am a long time member of MDC and I enjoyed the DDC when I was pregnant with my daugher, who is now 4. I also have a 6yo son.

Well, I am pregnant for the third time, but this time I am a gestational surrogate. We went through a failed IVF cycle in January, and then took a long break while my IM (intended mother) switched clinics and went through egg retrieval to make more embryos. On September 10th we transferred two previously frozen 6day blastocysts, and here I am 9 days later! I have been getting positive pregnancy tests for 5 days now, and my beta (blood test) is tomorrow. If everything goes well we will have our first ultrasound in 2 weeks to determine if there are one or two babies. It looks like my due date is May 28th.

I am THRILLED to be pregnant again and my intended parents are over the moon with excitement. We are hopeful that everything will continue to progress well over the next few months. I know this is kind of a wierd situation that many are not familiar with, but I found this site to be such a place of support during my own pregnancies, and I would love to participate during this pregnancy as well.

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Congratulations to you and the IM

What a wonderful thing you're doing

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DDCC to say you are amazing! (and really, I only clicked b/c your title lured me in .)

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Congrats! To everyone.
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DDDC - your title was too good to give up

CONGRATULATIONS to everyone involved!

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You really had me worried! Congratulations to all!

Mom to 5 amazing kids! (DS10, DS8, DD5, DD3 and DS1)
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Heehee. Congratulations to everyone!

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How awesome!! Congratulations!!

Heather
mama to E (4 years) and J (2 years) and K (born in May)
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very awesome. congrats and enjoy the pregnancy

Kristen, Loving my family heartbeat.gif Sweet DH, C 11, A 9, B 7, G 4, H 1, C newbie!
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How incredibly generous of you! congrats to the parents and welcome to the ddc!

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DDCC - ohhh congrats! I have considered in the past doing surrogacy!

Artist, photographer, stay-at-home-mom and Marine wife. Mom to 4; a boy and three little girls.
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Wow, what an amazing gift you are giving that couple! Welcome and congrats!

Melissa Andrew dd1 dd2 dd3 and
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