@HB13 good luck! Im hoping to be there in June and receiving my Bfp in July (just putting it out there to the universe- positive thinking!). Hope it goes well for you! X
Emski and Babywish : I absolutely agree with you. . KMP has posted some rather insensitive comments. This journey is painful and stressful enough without having to deal with such comments.
I had my first cycle this march with CFC and it was not successful and no frozen embryos. Not a proven donor, she was young. 12 eggs, 5 fertilized. 2 transferred and none to freeze.
Waiting to hear back from Dr M.
Researching what next to do, asked dominion fertility for their fees.
Want to move on to the next plan and praying for success and for everyone all the best and good luck.
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Hi all. I'm an alumni of this site (went to CT in Nov 14 and my beloved daughter was born last July) who some of the oldies might remember... Don't get much time to post these days as my hands are full (also have a seven year old) but try to read along when I can because I feel a great connection to the topic/people going through the same process. (And as we haven't told many people about CT, it's nice to check in (albeit very occasionally!) with people who understand.
Without getting involved in the specifics, I just wanted to say that the reason this thread has been so successful is that everyone is supportive of each other, regardless of different opinions, etc, etc, which should all be respected. I thank the thread for giving me the courage to go to CT and it was a real lifeline before, during and after the process, and I'd hate to see the warm and encouraging 'spirit' of this thread disappear.
As for me, my darling daughter is now eight months old and the light of our lives. Nothing makes me happier than seeing her with her big brother (so happy for those of you who have gone/are going for number two, in particular!) And to those ladies who are going through the process for number one...keep trying, I have everything crossed for you.
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Well said @Patsy73. I too gained my confidence and knowledge to take the huge leap to SA because of this thread. Its about sharing experiences and knowledge and not about telling people whats right and wrong, as we all make our own choices for different reasons.
The end of the other post was chopped so it doesn’t make much sense. It should have read -
This I know as I found a donor on one site that had completed her donations has had three years off; has signed up to another agency to start again. I contacted the agency they hadn’t known this, they have pulled the profile while they investigate. Has anyone else come across this? I know they don’t like for them to be signed to other agencies at the same time so they aren’t double booked.
Patsy73 and I think there was someone else who travelled with an older child but can’t for the life of me remember who it was. How did you find it? Are there any suggestions or advice that you have? I have two pages of things written down from the thread to do but would like to know from someone that has been in case I have missed something. We will be in Cape Town for 3 – 4 wks, Scotland 4 – 5 wks and America 2 – 3 wks. My son will be 8 if we go to Cape Town first before we go home to Scotland or 9 if we go home to Scotland then to Cape Town our last leg either direction will be to America then home to Australia. It may sound confusing to call Australia and Scotland home but they are; my mum is a Scot we have family still there and when I’ve been it is like coming home. It’s the same feeling I get when the plane comes into land at Sydney.
I know there is a possibility that it may not work the first time but we'll have had a holiday of a lifetime and there is always the next time. Everyone has such strength and resilience on this thread to just keep going and that is what I shall be thinking of when its all happening.
Babywish, sounds like it will be an amazing holiday! You have the right attitude. It doesn't always work first go, but it's a step in the right direction and at least you would have had an awesome holiday. That's how we looked at it when we went over in July 2014 for the fresh transfer, but wasn't to be, and if took me another 2 trips for FET's and I was 3rd time lucky. (We now have a 5 month old girl who is the light of our life). But you would have seen so much success on here, so keep positive! 😊
Good luck to all the girls cycling with your travelling egg donors at the moment.
Please keep us updated on your results. 😊
Hi girls. Just read back on everything. It was disappointing to read some unsupportive comments by KMP. Seriously? I hope the newbies are not put off by this as ED is such a beautiful thing. I am sorry for the girls who are struggling too. I know you will get there in the end. We are in Cape Town ATM with our bub. We have spent a beautiful weekend at The Vineyard eating & drinking up a storm. We have now moved into our apartment in the city. My transfer is booked in for Friday so we will enjoy this beautiful city until then. I was the one who wasn't sure if we should transfer 1 or 2 embies but I did find KMPs comments back about this totally unhelpful & disrespectful especially for twin mummas & I am sorry I asked. She chose to transfer 1 & got lucky & it worked - good for her but we will be transferring 2 embies as we have put so much time & energy into this that we want the best outcome. We are prepared for anything & if it doesn't work I will probably come back for last try & would transfer 2 again (we were lucky as have 12 good quality blasts on ice). Yes a single pregnancy would be ideal in our situation with having one bub already but if we get twins we will deal with this & know it was meant to be. And of course must prepare that it may not work Good luck everyone. Hard to believe I will be PUPO on Friday again.
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