July 2017

Fresh or Frozen?

When Dave and I went for our review appointment after our first failed cycle of IVF, one of the best parts was being told that notwithstanding our negative outcome, we had a pretty perfect cycle. At the same time, however, this was also quite frustrating for us, in that there was nothing we could change… Continue reading Fresh or Frozen?

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July 2017

Seeing the world through very different eyes

There are certain things that can happen in life that can make you take a step back and think how god damn lucky you are. For us, yesterday was one of those days. Of course, the past couple of years dealing with our fertility issues has been extremely difficult and now embarking on our second… Continue reading Seeing the world through very different eyes

July 2017

IVF Round 2 – Here we go!

Although we have officially already begun our second IVF cycle, I start my down-regulator’s this Friday which can only mean one thing; hello pre-menopausal symptoms! Truth be told, I didn’t find them too bad last time, although taking 3 tablets a day means side effects get worse the more days that pass by so I’m… Continue reading IVF Round 2 – Here we go!

June 2017

Hints, Tips & Useful Information – IVF Books

Being the avid reader that I am, whenever I have a problem I turn to books to try and fix it. It was therefore inevitable than when we were diagnosed with our fertility problems, one of my first tasks was to go onto Amazon and find out which books I thought would be worthwhile reading.… Continue reading Hints, Tips & Useful Information – IVF Books

June 2017

Adoption and Us

A common question we’re asked when we tell people of our fertility issue is whether we would ever consider adoption. And we both automatically always answer yes. Not only is this something we would consider, but if our IVF journey continues to be unsuccessful, it’s something we would definitely look into very seriously. Obviously, everyone… Continue reading Adoption and Us