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    @Renatee are you saying a clinic will refund you if you don’t succeed? Im calling bullsh.. on that. After 1 IVF you go overseas? Im not buying it.

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    just saying hello to everyone,,,anyone...sending good vibes

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    We've just had our 7th negative pregnancy test today....so devastating even after travelling to Sydney twice to see an immune specialist, had two courses of LIT treatment to ensure my immune system was "in sync" and it still didn't work. Now my husband just says 'it was the embryo'....As a female and the one that the embryos are transferred in too, I can't help but feel I have let my husband down (again) and that perhaps having kids is not in our future. I want to stop IVF but that means we don't get what we want of having our own family and we both want nothing more than to be parents.

    We have been on the journey to starting a family for almost 3yrs, one year naturally and two on IVF. One IUI cycle, 2 IVF/egg pick-ups and 7 trfs later and we're still childless. When is it our turn???? Its so hard to be happy for family and friends who tell you they are pregnant and here we are struggling....people who can have kids naturally really don't understand what a gift it is to have a child.

    Our feelings of continuing IVF have been significantly harboured by the lack of support form my family....'well you've had 6 failed attempts...don't you think that is a sign its not meant to be' and this was from my mother, who lived with us for 6mths and saw us going through a cycle first hand. One of the things I have noticed since being on this journey and lack of understanding of people who have had kids naturally and don't understand the struggle it is to undergo IVF. No amount of explaining seems to matter. On the other hand, I am very lucky to have a very supportive family-in-law, my sister-in-law in particular as she herself has been through countless IVF cycles to have our two gorgeous nieces and just recently found out she's pregnant with baby no. 3 NATURALLY!!! Miracles can happen.

    Its definitely an emotional, mental and physical rollercoaster that, lets face it, I want to hop off now and just enjoy the happiness of being a mum....something that seems to be getting further and further away from.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RinnyRoo82 View Post
    We've just had our 7th negative pregnancy test today....so devastating even after travelling to Sydney twice to see an immune specialist, had two courses of LIT treatment to ensure my immune system was "in sync" and it still didn't work. Now my husband just says 'it was the embryo'....As a female and the one that the embryos are transferred in too, I can't help but feel I have let my husband down (again) and that perhaps having kids is not in our future. I want to stop IVF but that means we don't get what we want of having our own family and we both want nothing more than to be parents.

    We have been on the journey to starting a family for almost 3yrs, one year naturally and two on IVF. One IUI cycle, 2 IVF/egg pick-ups and 7 trfs later and we're still childless. When is it our turn???? Its so hard to be happy for family and friends who tell you they are pregnant and here we are struggling....people who can have kids naturally really don't understand what a gift it is to have a child.

    Our feelings of continuing IVF have been significantly harboured by the lack of support form my family....'well you've had 6 failed attempts...don't you think that is a sign its not meant to be' and this was from my mother, who lived with us for 6mths and saw us going through a cycle first hand. One of the things I have noticed since being on this journey and lack of understanding of people who have had kids naturally and don't understand the struggle it is to undergo IVF. No amount of explaining seems to matter. On the other hand, I am very lucky to have a very supportive family-in-law, my sister-in-law in particular as she herself has been through countless IVF cycles to have our two gorgeous nieces and just recently found out she's pregnant with baby no. 3 NATURALLY!!! Miracles can happen.

    Its definitely an emotional, mental and physical rollercoaster that, lets face it, I want to hop off now and just enjoy the happiness of being a mum....something that seems to be getting further and further away from.
    @RinnyRoo82 - I just wanted to say that I understand part of your pain. Ttc 3.5y, 2 stim, 7 transfers and have never had any positive ...

    I share your fears and I am sorry for the lack of support from the people you would expect some warmth. I have also been disappointed by my entourage and find people understand little about this journey. Life also likes to remind you in cruel ways that not everyone deal with infertility issues... just when you struggle the most.

    Your message did resonate with me. I couldn’t just read and go. I just wanted to say that while trying, there is still a chance. It’s scary and disheartening, but while we can, we are still trying to know we did all we could... we’ll deal later with what will happen or not.

    Good luck! I hope you feel better soon & that you can can grieve this negative.

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    We married at my age 27, tried for over 10 years. We did Stim, tried Adoption (turned down) 6 egg collections in a year with all embryos transferred. I had a hysterectomy at age 40 when my atypical myoma possibly reoccurred so I went aggressive and removed. I was over IVF after first cycle. Hub wasn’t so when oncology said to have hyster just as we were starting IVF it was a hard road to take.

    We went on to foster 2 beautiful children for 4 months. No-one can take away that I was a Mum for that brief period and we are hoping this time to get a long term placement - hopefully permenant.

    We are trying to use up remaining sperm as a donor but the clinics/law doesn’t make it easy so we may need to forget that idea. But am trying to give that gift to another couple. Our families made us marry when we started talking about kids so it would be hard to accept an adult DNA match/Donation turning up as when kids get to 16/18 they can find a donor under current law.


 

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