The last two days have been horribly stressful for both of us. On Monday, we both went for another scan after having 7 days of stim treatment to see how things were going. E has now gotten used to being a pin cushion and is doing admirably! We saw a young and friendly nurse for … Continue reading From bad news to good
Early wake up for us both for the drive to the fertility unit for the scan to see how E has responded to the 4 days of stim. Arrived at 7.45 am to find the waiting room was quite filled up, but our specialist nurse was on time. Scan showed E continued to have approx … Continue reading Day 4, cycle 1 IUI
E had her scan this morning. The nurse was super friendly and apologetic when she was late. USS scanner no 1 wasn't good enough to get a photo, plus E's bladder was full despite peeing earlier. I blame her morning tea! Post pee and USS scanner no 2 we have 2 ovaries seen with at … Continue reading Day 1, cycle 1 IUI
I've been thinking. Yes, I know- got to be careful! Could short circuit my small male brain. Anyway. E period started- never has she been so happy! We're booked in tomorrow am for a scan pre stim treatment. We are finally on the fertility ladder! Anyway again. Should I have got a second opinion about … Continue reading Should I have double checked?
In the UK, the NHS has advised that 3 cycles of IVF should be provided for infertile couples. BUT. This does not happen. In our locality- only one IVF cycle is funded. 1 hr away, in a different locality, two IVF cycles are funded. But unless I live in that other locality, we can't access … Continue reading The UK fertility postcode lottery