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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

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The Hail Mary transfer

I remember being in a local shopping centre as a teenager and finding a pregnancy test in the toilets. In those days, my immediate assumption was that whoever had done the test was dealing with a crisis pregnancy – why … Continue reading

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€21,000 lighter and half a stone heavier

I had my third frozen embryo transfer on 25 June. In case my immune problems still weren’t sorted out, I decided to transfer just one of my two remaining embryos. Better to have only one gobbled up by my crazy-*ssed … Continue reading

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Holy sh*tballs is right

I spent the weekend in London, where I had meetings all day Monday. I stayed with my friend M, in whose flat I once spent a summer. I lived in London for about 4.5 years and then flitted back and … Continue reading

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IVF FET transfer #2

What a difference 660ml makes. Thursday’s transfer was a completely different experience to the first one, in a really good way. The clinic’s guidance is to empty your bladder about an hour and a half before your transfer and then … Continue reading

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Ice Ice Babies

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IVF FET #2, scan #2

It’s March and the weather is so beautiful, it just seems to illuminate the soul. Low, gentle sun with just a hint of warmth and snowdrops and daffs all over the place. The weather must have put me in a … Continue reading

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