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IVF Summary – Things You Are Not Told About IVF

Sunday, January, 20, 2013 I have finally come to terms with us not being able to have kids.  If we do decide to adopt down the road there is always time.  We have kept our heads held high through this infertility process.  Remember to keep smiling as this is a long road no matter what […]


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Day 19 – Embryo Transfer + 1 / Acupuncture

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 We are now one day after the embryo transfer.  I took the day off to make sure I did not have too much stress.  The last couple of rounds of IVF I was so concerned and worried about work I think that stress may have affected the results.  Until I get […]


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Day 17 – Egg Retrieval + 2

Sunday, August 19, 2012 I started the cronine gel this morning for the first time.  This is a vaginal gel that gets inserted with an applicator.  Once inserted you squeeze the gel inside the vagina wall.  Let me tell you it was quite painful and uncomfortable.  I took out the applicator and I was bleeding.  […]



Day 10 – Lupron, Menopur, Follistim & Dexamethasone

Sunday, August 12, 2012 I am so tired of feeling like crap.  I can’t get rid of the bloating, headaches, cramping and tiredness.  I think the meds this time around are also making me feel moody and down.  These are emotions that I am not use to having.  I am naturally usually very up beat […]


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Day 21 – Progesterone Shot

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 We did the progesterone shot this morning instead of in the evening and it worked out fantastic.  I warmed the syringe under hot water to thin the oil and that worked better than the wash cloth method. It was so nice to come home from work and not have to prep […]


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