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Journey to # 4

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Cycle #1 IVF/ICSI

Posted by Claire28 , 26 July 2011 - - - - - - · 247 views

We have officially started TTC #4

CD1 started on 12/7/11
CD2 started injecting Gonal F at 225IU per day.

So far i have had severe headache/migraines and nausea which started on CD3.  I hope they dont last too long.  
i am excited and nervous..after all the talking and appointments ect we are finally on our way. I could be UTD in just a few weeks.  OMG...


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Ready Set Go!

Posted by Claire28 , 05 July 2011 - - - - - - · 172 views

Ok so today we had our appointment with the nurse co-ordinator at our IVF Clinic.  Wow what a lot of info to take in.  I am so glad that i have been reading up on the whole ICSI prosess before hand so i at least could understand everything she was explaining.  Our FN was such a lovely lady and really explained everything including the injections, the cycl...


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Welcome To The World Of AC

Posted by Claire28 , 01 June 2011 - - - - - - · 61 views

Well its official....We can not have the reversal surgery and we are jumping on the Assisted Conception train... or maybe it shoud be rollercoaster..  

We had our appt today with our FS and were told that a reversal is not an option due to the low sperm count.    We are classed as Male Factor Infertility.  Sounds terrible, but there is plenty of hope. My...


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The Verdict Is In.....

Posted by Claire28 , 26 May 2011 - - - - - - · 59 views

Ok so my DP did his SA a few days before we departed for gorgeous Mauritius for a well earned holiday.    

Our FS appt is on the 1st June to get the results and find out what happens next.  However we couldn't wait that long and decided whilst on a tour looking at how they make model ships    that we should call and find out the results.

  Not the s...


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Step 1 The fertility Specialist

Posted by Claire28 , 03 May 2011 - - - - - - · 71 views

Ok so the day we have been waiting for our specialist appointment finally came around today.  

I was so nervous and excited that i awoke at 5am and couldnt get back to sleep so i managed to wake up my DP   and we sat in bed having a cuppa and some toast discussing what we thought the FS would say.

So we get to our appointment and meet our Dr who i must...


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In the beginning...

Posted by Claire28 , 10 March 2011 - - - - - - · 249 views

Well here I am again...  .Just over 8 years down the track since my last birth.  I find myself back on the trail of TTC again.. Never in a million years thought i'd be back here. Hmm how did i get here, thats a good question.  

I am the mother of 3, my oldest a daughter now 18 has moved out of home and is going to Uni, my 2 sons are aged 8 and 10. I...





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