Category Archives: IUI

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I’m 42 now. I started trying to conceive at 39 with supposedly no fertility problems except a lack of sperm. €30k, three IUIs and two IVF cycles later (eight embryos transferred in one fresh and four frozen cycles), I’ve had … Continue reading

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Volte-face

I’ve been missing in action for the last month or so, concentrating on things other than ttc and what to do about the vexing IUI v IVF question. In a way, I think I was also letting my subconscious work … Continue reading

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Head in the sand

I’ve been AWOL this month, as ttc takes a back seat. However, I did have my phone consultation last Thursday with Dr O. When booking the consultation, you aren’t given a specified time, and I had two meetings that day, … Continue reading

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Celebrate

I’ve been taking a break from this trying to conceive business. Too many things going on over the last few weeks – my head would have exploded if I’d added ttc to the mix. I’ve been working on getting new … Continue reading

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A higher follicle power

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The backup plan

Right, so I said I wasn’t going to think about what to do next for a week or two. However, last night I started rereading a blog, Single Mother by Choice in the UK, that I had looked at last … Continue reading

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Holding pattern

No, not about knitting. Little to report. My period arrived yesterday, five days after the negative blood test and two days later than my smartphone app predicted. It was preceded by a couple of days of extreme abdominal discomfort in … Continue reading

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