As you are all aware, our first IVF cycle failed 3 weeks ago. We are spending the time right now to heal and think about what we want to do next in order to achieve our dreams of having a baby. It goes without saying that we are moving forward with a second treatment cycle,… Continue reading Is it really all worth it?
As I’ve said on previous posts, I am far from a Positive Polly. Especially at the moment after our failed IVF cycle. However, throughout my life and specifically in the past year, I have found that letting positivity prevail is the best, and often only, way to be. No one likes a negative nelly, and… Continue reading Hints, Tips & Useful Information – Let Positivity Prevail
The two week wait after you’ve had your embryo transferred can be the best and the worst part of the entire IVF process. On one hand you are nearing the end of the treatment so you could potentially be pregnant very soon, you’re no longer getting poked and prodded at the clinic every couple of… Continue reading Two Weeks of Torture
The after-effects of the egg retrieval were worse than the procedure itself. I had severe pain in my abdomen that left me barely able to stand up straight, felt dizzy and nauseous and just a general feeling of being run down. It never ceases to amaze me how people always think they know best. Yes… Continue reading Embryo Transfer
The Egg Retrieval is often considered to be the most important part of an IVF cycle. It is also regarded as the most painful of any of the treatments or procedures that you encounter along the way. It was safe to say that from the moment we commenced our cycle, this was the day I… Continue reading Egg Retrieval
As some of you may know, I made the decision when starting my blog to run the posts a few weeks behind our actual IVF treatment. That way, if we did fall pregnant we would have a grace period of safety before announcing it on my blog. Despite only having recently covered the topic of… Continue reading Update – May 2017