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#1 Zanbam

Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:29 PM

Hi all

I have been reading the forums for a week or two and thought I should introduce myself.

I am very happily married to a lovely fella and I have a DSD 14years, a DSS 9 and another DSD 5 all totally gorgeous kids (apart from occasional hormone based freakouts from 14 year old - no surprise there though!). We have been together four years and got married last year.

In Sept my DH told me he was having a reversal, which he did in Oct, now we have a three month count down until we are TTC. I can't quite believe it. I can only imagine that this is how people feel who are told they can't have children and then they do. Hopefully it will all go well and there will be bub #4 in our happy home but the fact that he is even doing this is completely amazing to me. I want to tell everyone how fab he is but we are keeping it a secret until we are pregnant. So here I am!

Am looking forward to getting lots of advice and support and giving it where I can.

#2 elegie

Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:36 PM

Welcome original.gif Hope the TTC goes smoothly for you.

#3 sonicbeagle

Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:40 PM

Hi there and welcome!

Great to see you here and congrats on the reversal!  Hubby and I went through this, and now we have a happy, healthy baby boy who joined our family earlier this year!

With our daughter and his three older children, our family is complete now. original.gif

Wishing you all the very best with your family expansion!! original.gif

#4 ~A2~

Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:09 PM

Hi original.gif

Welcome to Essential Baby.

If you need general information to get to know the site feel free to check out the Site Information for more details on things such as:

* Abbreviations (I would print a copy out)
* Teach you how to make a signature
* Directs you to areas of specific interest to you via a few
  questions including the Trying to Conceive where you can meet
  other members who are on the same journey as you are.   Have a look at the TTC Buddy Group and say hi as it is a really good place to make new friends to share the journey with.

We also have a Parents Group section where you can chat to other members whose child was born the same month/year as yours.   They can be found  here

There is also a TTC after Reversal thread here which maybe of interest.

All the best of wishes for your TTC journey and please let me know if I can assist you with anything on the site.

Regards

Ali




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