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IVF FET #1, scan #3

Hedging my bets, I took the nasal spray this morning but didn’t bother with the Estrofem, figuring that, if the transfer was cancelled, at least I’d save myself from ingesting four more doses of oestrogen. To my surprise, it was … Continue reading

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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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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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IVF round #1, egg retrieval

I arrived at the clinic at 7.30 am yesterday for egg retrieval, shaven like a porn star and pretty nervous, as I’ve never been sedated before. I took the advantage of being alone in the waiting room to change the … Continue reading

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IVF round #1, scan #1

Ladies, I’ve said it before but I don’t know how you all sneak away from work and then traipse back to your offices after IVF appointments and deal with colleagues/customers/annoying random people while all the information and to-do lists swirl in … Continue reading

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