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OHSS or how my hopes vanished in a few seconds

I have started this IVF#4 cycle in a relatively good mood. I was actually cautiously hopeful for once. I even told my husband that I thought this cycle may work. I have done all I could to prepare for it, … Continue reading

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IVF bubble

Ladies and gentlemen… I have finally started stimming for IVF#4!! Yuppy!! I’m also 5 days into treatments and have not had to cancel the cycle (yet?). Yey!! Everything is ok so far but it has not been easy (when is … 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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Endometrial biopsy

After over a month of treatments, I have finally had my endometrial biopsy. I find treatments for mock cycles quite annoying so now that its over I am really happy I can finally take a break from drugs! Progesterone just … Continue reading

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FET preparation

This morning I had a really hard time waking up. I was exhausted. Getting my period seriously kills my energy. Adding the fact that it only comes after 10 days of meds (duphaston) makes me even more tired. I envy … Continue reading

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Fourth (and last) monitoring

I just had the last ultrasound and blood test. I have a few big follicles and some medium sized ones but the gynecologist says it is better to go ahead instead of waiting for the medium ones to get big. … Continue reading

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Second and third monitoring

The second monitoring went ok. Since I am not much in pain (totally unusual for me after 8 days of injections), I was fearing that the treatment wasn’t working at all. Instead, it looks like it’s working but just a … Continue reading

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