Tag Archives: ICSI

Finally the results of the egg biopsy!

Do you know the trick of putting eggs in a glass of water to check if they are good? If they float they are bad, if they go to the bottom they are good! I only discovered it recently… Well, … Continue reading

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Dear Universe, please make some IVF magic happen now..

Just a quick update to let you know that egg collection is done and that I am alright. Yuppy! Everyone at the new clinic was very nice. The new gynecologist came to see me before and after EC and was really … Continue reading

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IVF # 4, here we go!

I finally got confirmation that I can go ahead with my 4th fresh IVF cycle. I’m so excited!!! My excitement is like a normal IVF excitement to the power of all the months I’ve been waiting, multiplied by the amount of … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of Motherhood – a wonderful infertility book

I have read a few infertility books by now; with different stories and different endings. “The Pursuit of Motherhood” by Jessica Hepburn is definitely my favourite. I have to thank Barren Betty for this wonderful read! Jessica tells her infertility … Continue reading

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So much a do about 2 days: d3 vs. d5 embryo transfer

For me the first IVF was somehow the easiest. I had full trust in high-tech baby making and was positive it would definitely work. Instead of asking myself questions, checking online, asking around, I just trusted the (idiot) doctor who … Continue reading

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Feeling a bit lost with IVF planning…

After months of tests, I recently received all exam results. While happy that results were all good, I was left a bit lost on what to try next. On Friday I went to see my gynecologist, hoping that she would … Continue reading

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Prepping for WTF appointment

After a few days of misery, I am slowly coming back to life. But I’m still rather confused on what to do next and I have a million ideas floating around in my head. I’m hoping that meeting the gynecologist … Continue reading

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