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    How wonderful laned.

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    Hi all sorry wil be back to catch up with everyone my BH is having problems and has removed all my subscribed threads so I have to go and find them all

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    Hi all,

    Firstly, sorry I didn't update you all yesterday BH wouldn't let me look at any threads. It was telling me I wasn't authorized or something like that.
    Laned, It's good to hear your scan went well.

    And AFM, the transfer went perfectly yesterday. We have two very good looking embies on board. The airhead I am forgot to call today to see how the other one is and if it's suitable for freezing. I think I am just stoked to be PUPO again .
    I gotta say, I couldn't go through the transfers without Pethadine. My cervix is angled to far so they have to force it to straighten, which hurts like buggery. So a little Valium mixed with a little pethadine and all my cares float away

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    Hi All,

    Thanks for all your comforting words, it means a lot to hear from those who are on the same boat.

    KT- I am so happy for you and your little embies on board. I hope they both cling on to you and cuddle up for the whole term.


    I am feeling a bit better today after 2 days of . DH wants to try another FET immediately but has left it to my decision. Now when I think about it, i feel ..may be i can try the coming cycle, the problem is that if there is going to be any sad news at the end, it is going to have a very deep impact and i will totally collapse. Do any of you have any opinion on doing a back to back FET cycle?

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    Good morning ladies,

    I haven't been on for a while due to being so busy on the homefront and with the iPhone apps failing, I have barely found time to make it onto a real computer. I have just taken the time to read the last few pages and catch up.

    Meenu - I am sorry to hear your news. I too have had an embryo that failed the thaw. Infact, it was my first day back at work after taking maternity leave with DD. It was a Friday and it was also her first full day at kindy by herself (I had been attending kindy with her for the previous few weeks). I remember turning up to kindy bawling my eyes out and the teachers probably thought I didn't handle the separation from DD very well! My heart broke and that was our only embie from DD's cycle. So there I was, back at work and away from my little one and facing a brand new stimm cycle. I hope and pray that your other embies survive the thaw next time.

    Laned - I am absolutely thrilled to read your news that little Sprinbok has a great heart rate. When do you move onto an OB, that must be soon?

    Bronwyn - I am shocked and excited for your surprise pregnancy! What a wonderful blessing for you and DH. When do you have a scan?

    KT - How exciting for your transfer. Did you end up calling to see if the other little one made it to freeze? I am praying this will be your magical cycle.

    Bala - How much longer until you are off bedrest? I can only imagine the impact it must be having on your family, especially with a toddler. As you know, it will be well worth it when you are holding your bub.


    Hello to everyone else

    AFM - well I have had an interesting few weeks, to say the least. As I mentioned above, life has been very busy. We had our house on the market, had a seller and then they couldn't get finance and we were told the day before it was meant to go unconditional .

    I have also had two weddings to attend in the past month...so AF was a few days late. I didn't think anything of it because I said to DH, it is just because of all the stress with the house. You wouldnt believe it, when last Sunday I POAS and two lines appeared straight away. I went in for bloods on Monday and HCG was 135 and P4 was 65, I think I was about 4 weeks and 4 days. I am still in shock. I was so confused when I POAS I asked DH who was waiting on the bed, "does this mean there is going to be a baby?" and he said "I don't know!" After 3 full stims and failed FET I am still finding it hard to believe. My belly is bloated and I am feeling a little tired. I barely fit into my clothes already, it is crazy how much my belly has bloated this time! So I go back for repeat bloods on Monday. I am scared but hopeful that this little miracle decides to stay on board.
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    Hi Everyone,

    Nicole- Another natural miracle on the thread- How wonderful is that?!- I could only imagine the surprise and excitment!

    Meenu, I'm sorry about the your FET and thaw failure. I was just thinking about your next try.. talk to your FS maybe you could thaw out more embryos at once or they could allow more time for repeat thaws if needed. Not sure if this recent cycle was a medicated FET or natural? If you ovulate naturally maybe a natural cycle would be less stressful (Although I've never had one but just finished medicated FET with syneral, progynova and crinone- Yuk! Next time I would try natural- I think...) anyway just some thoughts..

    KT Congratulations on being PUPO with 2 embies!
    I also had my ET yesterday- so I'll be sharing the 2ww with you- for both of us!!!!! Best of luck for a little frosty as well.

    I hope everyone else is doing really well

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    Calita - wishing you all the best for the upcoming tww and hoping and praying that you have good news to share very soon.

    KT - woohooo am so glad that your transfer went well (even with requiring the added drugs) and will be sending lots of sticky vibes your way for a successful cycle.

    Nicole - OMG that is amazing news. Yay I am so excited for you both. I imagine like me it is all still very surreal and does not make much sense. Will be thinking of you over the coming weeks and hoping that the journey from here is a smooth one.

    Laned - honey you know how excited I am for you and the little springbok.

    Meenu - I have no experience with FETs, but suggest that you do what you think you can handle. If you don;t feel up to it then take a break and do a fet, equally if you think that doing a back to back would be fine then do so. I have a friend who pretty much only did back to back fets.

    Bala - hoping that the bed rest is treating you well.

    AFM: UPDATE!!!

    Got bt results - not as good as I was hoping for (based on our experience last time) - HCG was 26,631 - doubling time since last week is 58.1hours. Still within the normal range, DH tells me that I am worried about nothing. I guess he is right but its hard not to worry.


    Our scan is booked for 23 October.

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    dont stress over the hcg and doubling rates Bron..you will send yourself crazy with the stress. I am sure that it is just a guide to what it should be and even if it is not exactly text book perfect does not mean that there are problems and as you said they are still within the normal range.

    Nicole..woohoo. All these lovely natural miracles.

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    Thank you for everyone's well wishes

    I decided to get my second HCG today (meant to be Monday) because I am paranoid about this baby having lost the last one to early miscarriage. Well I can't say that my worries have been completely put to rest. HCG has increased to 397 and it was 134 on Monday. The beta website says it has doubled every 63.8hrs and the range should be doubling every 31-72. Warren's receptionist says to come back on Monday for another blood test because it should be doubling every 48hrs, so looks like we are in the same boat Bron!

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    It is so nice to read some really happy positive news on here. Congrats to those who are now pregnant or pregnant until proven otherwise. To everyone else let these stories provide you hope and some strength to continue this journey.

    Delighted for your amazing miracles Nicole and Bronwyn. They do happen, it is beautiful to read that just sometimes, that person up there listens to our prayers, and grants a very special wish without putting you through the torture of IVF.

    meenu - you are a strong woman and I think only you can answer your question. I wish I had a crystal ball I could lend you!

    laned - hang in there. How is the V haze going? Your springbok is a strong little one, each week he gets stronger. Each week, a week closer to getting off the roller coaster that is the first trimester. Nearly there

    AFM
    All was going well and I am on the count down to coming off all these drugs and bed rest. 9 more days and I am free. I can't wait to be me again and get out and about, drive a car and be independent again. Dependency on others does not suit my personality, so apart from being in bed, I have found it hard to ask for help and relay on others. Thankfully the Valium wipes me out and I can't really think about it!
    This morning I had another scare. Old brown blood - I freaked. Called Dr DeAmbrosis who is on holidays. Then called my obstetrician Doug keeping who is also on holidays and no one covering either of them today. I was freaking. What to do? Thankfully Dr keepings rooms organised a scan at Qld ultrasound for women - who are by the way fabulous. Baby was fine and although gestational age is 11w3d, baby measured 12 weeks. Heart rate 163, two legs, two arms, could see fingers and toes, very active bub moving around. I cried tears of relief and joy - I can't begin to explain my emotions. I am still so relieved. The bleed that I had weeks ago seems to have got a lot bigger in size, in that it has spread but, doctor said it was healing and the old blood was just the body expelling what was not absorbed and that I may get old brown blood for another 3 weeks or so. Not to worry and only come back if it is fresh blood. That was assuring. At least if it happens again to me I won't freak out again. Another bonus, since baby is measuring older than thought, I have my NT scan a week earlier than planned, so it is next Friday. I am liking that I only have one week to wait to see my little trouble maker again.
    Tomorrow is my sons 2nd birthday and I really wanted to have a little party for him, however given the circumstances we will just have cake and balloons etc with his cousins and I will make up for it next year. I feel sad that I can't be a proper mum to him right now and he is missing out. However I know this precious child will be worth all the sacrifices my whole family have endured to keep this little one safe and growing. He got to see his brother/sister today at the scan and he understood it was the baby and now keeps coming up to my stomach and saying Mummy kiss baby, which he proceeds to kiss my stomach. It is such s beautiful moment in time I just want to pause.

    Well enough ramble from me. I hope everyone enjoys their weekend and keeps warm in this crazy weather we are having.

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