Monthly Archives: August 2013

IVF FET #1, scan #2

Second scan this morning and I can’t shake off a sinking feeling that everything is about to go pear-shaped. Lining was okay, at 7mm.  When she came back fom consulting with the doctor, the nurse told me to up the … Continue reading

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IVF FET #1, scan #1

First scan of this frozen embryo transfer cycle was last Thursday and everything was fine. All quiet on the ovarian front, no cysts and a nice thin lining of 2.something mm (above 8mm or so is good for implantation, apparently). … Continue reading

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Advanced strawberries

I’ve been uncommunicative, as there’s little to report on the ttc side. I started the Buserelin nasal spray last Monday, finishing the contraceptive pill at the weekend. My face is itching like hell and has erupted into spots over the … Continue reading

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IVF round #1, scan #8

My last post-retrieval scan to check on the OHSS-S was last Friday week. In the couple of days leading up to it, I had distinct menstrual-type twinges, and I was willing my period not to come until the day of … Continue reading

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