Thanks for the roll call @VickyP
Good morning ladies, I have been reading your posts and I finally decided to join the thread because I found you all are going throught the IVF journey I can see you all have certain experience and knowledge that I'd love to share and learn.
I'd firstly introduce myself and my problem. I was diagnosed infertility by a FS at QFG in June. I have a 9 year old daughter with my ex-husband (naturally conceived). In 2010, I was diagnosed to have endometriosis. I did not have any symptoms except for fail to TTC. I got endometriosis surgery late 2014 (and I had not tried to conceive after that, so I was really shocked when my FS said I am now infertility, she even did not look at my Ultrasound images and other test results). I started to have a heavy period few months after I had the operation. I guessed that might be a side effect of stress from my studying (I am a student). My GP suggested me few ways to reduce the heavy period but it did not really work. Last month I found myself getting weaker, losing appetite, losing weight... and my DH told my to try multi-vitamin (he only hoped that can help me to have a better appetite). However my long lasting period was accidentially stopped, I am not sure whether the multivitamin helps or something else (I will try next few months to see how that really effects and confirm with you again, so if anyone having a same problem can try). Back to my infertility issue... My DH also has an issue with his sperm so we was advised to do IVF. We both want to have a baby badly. I am not from Australia, I just came to Aus for my studying so I do not have much experience about IVF in Aus. From this forum I found lots and lots great comments about Dr Wazza. I want to start IVF as soon as possible because our fertility rate drops dramatically when we are aging I will have an appointment with my GP next Wednesday, I hope I will get a refered letter to Dr Wazza from my GP by then. But I read posts in other thread saying that Dr Wazza's waiting list is very long. I am feeling very down at the moment... Don't really know what should I do?
I am looking forward to hearing from your successful stories and sharing your experience. Thank you and wish you all the best on your IVF journey. Hugs xx
Hi @Hany, welcome to our thread. It looks like you have gone through a lot recently! Not sure if you are in the right thread as we are all graduates (i.e. Got our positive pregnancy) of our IVF clinic Primary IVF either in Sydney or Melbourne. But you are most welcome in here if you wish to ask questions and share your experiences! I hope you get some answers and good success with your IVF journey really soon! Im sorry I can't offer any advice on Dr Wazza? Good luck
Hi everyone I haven't been on much this week as been working but I am at 12 weeks now yay! Got the call about my free fetal testing results today and I am low risk for Down syndrome and the others they test for . Also we found out the gender ! We are having another girl! I didn't mind either way but two girls I am happy with yay a sis for my toddler princess ������ I'm having a c sect on March 10 now. All seems so much more real now
Need your help... I got bfp last Friday 26th Aug with HCG around 3000. But on Tuesday 30th Aug at work suddenly I noticed heavy bleeding with clots and immediately went to emergency department. They did BT which showed HCG around 9500. Today 5wks 5 days I went for U/S at my clinic and they didn't find anything in my uterus and told me I may have miscarried. But still they have arranged BT and U/S next Thursday. And told me to continue with progynova and progesterone passeries. I am not bleeding right now and no other symptoms.
Please share if anyone have same experience. Should I keep any hope? Or its game over for me this time?
Hi Ladies! @Hany - as the others have said, you might find more answers in some of the other threads for women still on the IVF journey and who are seeing a range of specialists at different clinics. Perhaps try this one? http://www.bubhub.com.au/community/f...-Aug-Sept-2016 Wishing you the best of luck
@Wish4baby - I really don't have much advice to offer I'm afraid, but my thoughts are with you and I am so sorry for what you are going through - it must be terrifying for you! One thing I've learnt for sure (and I know others have said it too), is that this IVF business takes a lot of patience and prayer! It seems we are always waiting for the next test, the next milestone, the next good news.....Personally, I believe it is still worth holding onto hope - you just don't know what could be happening! I know this week is going to be tough for you waiting for answers, but if you can, try and set your mind to everything still being PUPO (Perfect until proven otherwise). Nothing is confirmed yet. Big hugs
@clucky14 - Yay for a clear result and a another girl on the way!! 12 weeks is also another milestone, so big congratulations for you!
@VickyP - thanks again for the roll call! If you like, you can now add 1 girl and 1 boy to my name Found out at the ultrasound yesterday Of course, it's not 100% accurate at 16 weeks, but pretty certain!
Quick update from the ultrasound.....still no answers I'm afraid. Still no nasal bone to be seen on Twin B (our boy), and his nuchcal fluid is going down, but still high. The doctor also identified that there *might* be a problem with his heart, which although worrying, can be corrected by surgery once he is born. This may or may not be linked to a chromosomal issue (unlikely to be Downs now, but one of the more rare ones). We decided not to go ahead with the amnio - we just don't want to take the risk of miscarriage when there is no medical reason to know right at this minute. One thing that was confirmed is that it doesn't look like it is one of the the life threatening trisomies, so the pregnancy shouldn't be at risk of miscarriage (and of course, we don't need to make a heartbreaking decision about terminating one babe to save the other). Our next scan is in a month at 20 weeks and the doctor should be able to see more regarding the heart then (it's not even 1cm at this stage!). If it still looks suspect, we will be referred to a cardiologist and moved to a tertiary hospital. If we need to find out if there are any chromosomal issues, then we will consider an amnio later in the pregnancy when the babies have a fighting chance of survival outside the safety of my womb, as we would rather face premature labour when the babies have a fighting chance, than a miscarriage now. So.....it's still a 'watch this space' for us but we are staying positive
Meanwhile, officially bought my first pair of maternity jeans yesterday (have been fastening my jeans with a hair tie all this week!), and I wish I had of done that sooner - those jeans are heaven!
How is everyone else going?
Hi Ladies. Thought I would join this thread. After 11 stim cycles and 3 FET's we finally have our BFP. Its been a long a stressful journey but we never gave up. We went though 4 different specialists and happy to say our last one was fantastic. For the ladies that want to see Warren DeAmbreosis and are not fond of his waiting list Dr Charlotte Mooring is his sidekick and will be taking over from him when he retires. She follows generally the same protocols and last week her waiting list was only 3 months. Happy to say Charlotte was our FS and has managed to get me pregnant.
I am currently 12 weeks today and due 17th March. We received our harmony test results back at the start of the week with everything low risk. Nuchal scan is booked for Thursday. We found out the gender and are happy to say we are having a little girl!!! Slowly weening off the concoction of drugs I have been on which is scary and exciting!!
Still cant believe this has finally happened!
Welcome @Hany and @Wish4baby, sorry to hear about your journeys - IVF and infertility is indeed one tough emotional journey that is such a roller coaster.
@Hany - as the other ladies mentioned, all of us went to Primary IVF clinic in Sydney or Melbourne. We don't have much experience with Dr Wazza but I have read in other threads that yes, the queue to see him is very long. But as @OneOfTheseDays said, this journey calls for alot of patience and prayers, so getting onto the queue is a good start I reckon if you think he's the doctor for you. Here's another thread which may help more: http://www.bubhub.com.au/community/f...ation-thread-4
Stay positive hun - the fact that you are trying to do something is a worth a pat on the back. All of us go through different huddles and getting started on an IVF journey is probably one of the hardest. Also, you can also keep your options open and check other clinics out too. Good luck!
@Wish4baby, just want to send you big hugs. It sounds absolutely terrifying and I think all of us agree not knowing for sure (limbo state) is one of the worst situations to be in. You are in my thoughts. I can't share any experiences, but I think given that your HCG was still high and in the right range in the last BT, if I were you, I would hold on to my hopes that you have a little warrior in there. Carry on with the progesterone and supplements hun and as the mantra goes "hope for the best, prepare for the worst".
Are you with Primary IVF too?
Sending you both biggest hugs...
Welcome to this thread too @Keepontryin13! What a journey you have had! Congrats on the BFP and sounds like Dr Charlotte did amazing things with you! All of us don't have experience with Dr Wazza and his team, but it seems his protocols are shaking IVF mountains. Congrats on the 12 week mark and glad to know that the test results are all good. Yay to a princess on the way! Would you like to continue to be on this thread and on the roll call although the rest of us graduated from Primary IVF?
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Yay to reaching the 12 week mark @clucky14!
and double yay to another princess! I am sure your LO would be so thrilled to have a baby sister! Does that mean your princess will get hand me downs? That's so practical!
Glad to know that things are moving forward positively @OneOfTheseDays! So happy for you! Gosh - dream come true with a boy and girl - YAY! That must be so cute! Thanks for keeping us updated, it sounds like your 2 little warriors have gotten everything under control and I am so glad for you that you don't have to make tough and heartbreaking decisions - what a relief!
I love your positivity and admire you and your DH so much! Here's wishing only good news from this point!
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