Monthly Archives: July 2015

The ice lady thaws

Okay, so I finally cracked a smile when the clinic rang with my blood test result, after feeling like a robot all week. The result was 516, which is so strong they’re happy not to do another test. I’ve asked … Continue reading

Posted in choice mom, donor insemination, fertility clinic, in-vitro fertilisation, IVF, trying to conceive | Tagged , | 6 Comments

Dealing with a positive home pregnancy test when you’ve been bitten several times before

Obviously I caved and did a test on Sunday (9dp5dt) and Monday, neither with first morning urine, and they were both positive. On previous occasions, I’ve been elated or teary at a positive result, but this time I feel nothing … Continue reading

Posted in choice mom, donor insemination, fertility clinic, in-vitro fertilisation, IVF, single mother by choice | Tagged | 4 Comments

IVF FET#5 7dp5dt

I had my transfer on 17 July. Dr L did it, which was a lovely surprise and also made things go very fast, as she is super-efficient. The embryologist was also super-quick. Sometimes they leave you hanging in there with … Continue reading

Posted in choice mom, donor insemination, in-vitro fertilisation, IVF | Tagged , | 10 Comments