(Mind you - feel that in all reality it might not work for me.... Never had an embryo to grow with so now considering DE in SA)
As I typed that info -I got a deep burning feeling around my navel and my eyes flooded with tears. Not good since I'm about to go out for dinner! But reality bites. I think I'm the worst responder ever to be on BH. so not counting on too much.
@Biscotti71 - are you cycling again with your existing FS? Do you know yet what kind of approach you will take next time or do you need to see FS again first?
I'm with you on the poor response thing, it seems so unfair.
Donor egg is such a hard and personal choice - I've been thinking about it too and lately have been leaning towards a No for me.. I think I'd be more comfortable with it if I had a partner as it would at least be half his, biologically. But donor eggs AND donor sperm.. a lot to get your head around.
Jem - I agree although in her defense she also sounded like she was on her deathbed - clearly suffering some kind of bug, she sounded truly awful.
Vixjc - thanks for your understanding words, only on BH can other women really get this uncertain yet often painful journey. I'm gutted I met my DH so late in the piece. But would rather be looking down the barrel of DE with him than being on the edge of suicide stuck in a loveless trap, with kids of the selfish egomaniac I made the mistake of marrying earlier.....
I saw on your profile that you are due 30 Dec with your bubba. The final trimester is coming up quickly for you - how are you feeling about your New Years Eve party!!?? Lol. This year could be the NYE of all NYE for you.!
(Assuming you're not booked for a C- section)
Different protocol sounds promising Biscotti
Kelly I reckon for the money we pay our FS should be reasonably accessible. We are the customers in a private market business after all :-/
Kel, I agree on the donor egg opinion, I feel the same as well also going solo. I probably would have moved on being childless if it hadn't worked with my own egg. I've also got the added issue of being an only child which adds to the need for a biological connection. How is everyone going today ? 37 weeks now for me and I am struggling to walk now. Ive been getting some cramps and backache, im hoping i can hold on another week and a half till my scheduled c section. Just slothing around at home.
As difficult as I find the donor path, I get a lot of comfort knowing that its DH's child, I'll always be sad that we didn't get to create a little human that was a mix of both of us, and I'm sad that I'll never look at baby blue eyes or a little freckled nose and think "you got that from me kiddo" - but there's more to being a parent than DNA hey
I have a c-section booked for 22 Dec - so no xmas or NYE baby for me - I do get a nice peaceful xmas in hospital though rather than the chaos of DH's family xmas, a good thing I think! Of course, if I go into labour early, then I may have to front the craziness of family xmas after all
To be honest - still having a LOT of trouble believing it's real - even with this relentless all day sickness and growing belly, it all seems a little surreal. Although another 15 weeks and it'll feel pretty real
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