Category Archives: biological clock

Why am I not sadder?

I’ve been thinking about women’s different attitudes to miscarriage. Everyone deals with this in their own way. I’m not one of those women who remembers the dates and the would-be-dates and has a name for her baby and wants to … Continue reading

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Nine-week viability scan

I had the lovely Dr L for my nine-week viability scan today.  There was no foetal heartbeat, as I expected – but what I hadn’t anticipated was: it was identical twins. Dr K didn’t spot that last week. One measured … Continue reading

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Desperately seeking symptoms – two week wait

I’m six weeks today, assuming everything is okay – only the viability scan in mid-March will tell. In the meantime, I’m trying very hard to pull myself up by the bootstraps and concentrate on some work. Between taking it easy … Continue reading

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Tincy, wincy baby steps

My official test date was Friday, 12dp5dt. I caved on Tuesday evening and bought two of the cheapest tests from Boots, tested on Wednesday morning and got the faintest of faint lines, at which I resignedly thought, “Another chemical”. Used … Continue reading

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Egg roulette

Well, I thought all was lost on the frozen front until I got a call at 3pm today. We have one frostie. The other three made it to blast but did not meet the clinic’s criteria for freezing. One frozen … Continue reading

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IVF round #2 fertilisation report

We got eight eggs yesterday, close to the sweet spot of nine that Dr L described to me last week. First reports today were good. Embyrologist B rang at lunchtime to say six have fertilised. I now have to wait … Continue reading

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Redeployment

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