Last week, our third IUI sadly failed. As mentioned previously, E felt like she might want to try more IUI cycles, whereas due to the low success rate, I felt that IVF was a better option, but I felt it wasn't my place to tell her to GO IVF as it was her not me … Continue reading The aftermath of the second (fertility) opinion
Friday was judgement day again but E and I knew it hadn't worked. Due to E having a cold that week, her response to the result was dulled and delayed. Unfortunately because I had a crazy and busy day at work in the hot weather we're experiencing, E couldn't wait to have the pregnancy test … Continue reading Cycle 2 IUI BFN
My fiancée, E and I are in the midst of the 2WW, which all infertile couples will be aware of but few outside of the infertility community will have any clue about. As a GP, the 2WW is very familiar, but for a different reason. In the NHS, a person who is referred via 2WW … Continue reading The two week wait
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?
Today, E and I met the specialist nurse who will (probably) continue our fertility journey with us for the time being. Based on the HSG result (tubes patent), good LH, FSH and AMH levels, target BMI and donor sperm on ice, it was deemed we were good to go for IUI. So the regime was … Continue reading On the first step of the ladder