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#1 EllaBellaAU

Posted 04 January 2013 - 10:31 AM

Hi guys,

I've looked through the forums for some help and info in the past and have just made the decision after a couple of weeks to finally join as it looks like a great place!

My hubby and I are currently in our first cycle of ICSI after TTC for 4 years.

We've told our family and friends that we were using IVF, but havent told them any more details after our egg pick up, as we'd like to treat any pregnancy like a 'normal' couple would - making the announcement at 12 weeks etc. Not having everyone know what day I have to have blood tests and then making all the phone calls if it's not successful etc.

It'll be great now to have more people to talk to and especially people that have gone through / are going through the same thing.

So.... long story short, hello and can't wait to get to know you

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Edited by EllaBellaAU, 04 January 2013 - 11:20 AM.


#2 EllaBellaAU

Posted 04 January 2013 - 11:22 AM

Well, after going crazy after my IVF clinic didn't call with my pregnancy test results at 4.30 yesterday like they said they would, they finally called.....and it was POSITIVE! So excited!

Edited by EllaBellaAU, 04 January 2013 - 11:22 AM.


#3 ra1ph1e

Posted 04 January 2013 - 03:01 PM

Yay congrats !! How exciting !! I'm new to the site also and I'm waiting to get my results back on the 23rd to see why me and my hubby are finding it hard to conceive original.gif

#4 WhimsicalDragonfly

Posted 04 January 2013 - 03:11 PM

Congrats - that's wonderful news on your BFP!!Hope you find a nice buddy group here to chat about things before you announce your news to friends and family. I found it helpful to be able to do this.
Hope the coming months go really well for you!

#5 EllaBellaAU

Posted 04 January 2013 - 08:43 PM

QUOTE (ra1ph1e @ 04/01/2013, 04:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yay congrats !! How exciting !! I'm new to the site also and I'm waiting to get my results back on the 23rd to see why me and my hubby are finding it hard to conceive original.gif


Ahhh, the waiting really is THE worst part! I found it best to keep busy.....but that's always easier said than done! I hope you get some good news on the 23rd. It was actually almost a relief when we found out something was a little 'off', because then we had somewhere to go with it all..the not knowing (and the waiting), its the worst! I'll keep my fingers crossed original.gif


QUOTE (WhimsicalDragonfly @ 04/01/2013, 04:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Congrats - that's wonderful news on your BFP!!Hope you find a nice buddy group here to chat about things before you announce your news to friends and family. I found it helpful to be able to do this.
Hope the coming months go really well for you!


Thank you! I'm ready to scream it from the rooftops already, so I think it'll be good to have people I can talk to in the mean time - I can't believe how friendly and helpful everyone is, it's really wonderful! original.gif

#6 ~A2~

Posted 16 January 2013 - 10:21 AM

Congratulations on your BFP!!!!

I see you have joined the relevant Due In Group and I am sure you are enjoying sharing your news with the girls in there, family etc.

Regards

Ali


#7 *melrose*

Posted 17 January 2013 - 04:32 PM

Hi and welcome to eb biggrin.gif




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