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So what's on my mind

I'm a ripe aged woman, years ago diagnosed on luteal phase deffect. Here I've used to hear 'Love, this is not a big deal. Adding some progesteron will definitely help!' So probably it would have helped if only my eggs were healthy..After years of ttc actively and trying things aimed at fertility boosting, like:

a sperm friendly lubricant, a supplement with Myo-Inositol, acupuncture, extra vitamin B6 and Zinc, continue tracking my BBT and using an OPK, drinking more water, eating fertility friendly foods, getting 7-8 hours of sleep, getting to the right BMI and loads of other useful things we still did find ourselves at a fertility clinic overseas. Our dr gave us less than 10% verdict of conceiving with oe. We didn't want to risk as playing game with those own egg quality. So after long discussions decided to go egg donation route. I conceived twins with the 2nd ivf shot. Though the whole process was not smooth and easy. I mean my doubting whether I was naughty with requirements for our donor. The point is that we chose 2. Intended donor#1 had at that time a 1,5 yo baby, so I wandered whether she could be perfectly fit for releasing high quality eggs. Donor#2 was 28 yo and had 2 kids of her own, but I thought she was too old to participate..I know this sound silly now when we've been through ivf and when now we know the aspects one should be aware of firsthanded. But then all unanswered questions really drove me crazy. The story continues like this. Having already had twins through de ivf we decided to apply to the same place for one more/two more babies.... This time I'm sure we've got more benefits. We know the clinic, the process, the tips on how to 'survive' in far away from home. We know many people from the clinic who were increadibly helpful whilst passing previous treatments. We still have some friends who are currently passing infertility treatments there. I'm sure this will make a huge change..Waiting impatiently for the ER.

I hope you'll not waste time reading my post. I believe we all are very much on time. I loved this one ~ Sydney is 3 hours ahead of Perth, but that doesn’t make Perth slow. Someone graduated at the age of 22. But waited 5 years before securing a good job. Someone became a CEO at 50 and lived to 90 years. Someone is still single, while someone else got married. Everyone in this world works based on their time zone. People around you might seem to be ahead of you. And some might seem to be behind you. But everyone is running their own race, in their own time. Do not envy them and do not mock them. They are in their time zone, and you are in yours. Life is about waiting for the right moment to act. So relax. You’re not early. You’re not late. You are very much on time~

May everyone enjoy every day of his life. Be blessed always!!

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Sorry I've seen your post only now. It's definitely a good reading. Thanks for the time taken to share it. Here's me Andy and this is my story.

TTC since 2008. 2 chemical pregnancies. Clomid 50 - chemical.

Oct-Dec 2010 Femara 5 & Purgon 75 - no luck.

3 mons break

Feb & March & Apr 2011 IUI# 1&2&3. Purgon 150 & Clomid 100 - BFN x3.

IVF#1 - Superfact & Purgon 300. 10 eggs retrieved, 8 mature, 6 fertilized. 2 survived. Transferred 2 low grade morulas on day 5 - BFN.

Donor egg cycle. IVF#1 - Apr 2015. ET - 1 grade 4 AA embryo - BFN.

Dr made changes to the protocol.

IVF#2 - 2 4 BB. Got BFP on 6dp5dt. beta#1 - 148. beta#2 - 315 and rising.

7wk3d ultrasound - 1 heartbeat 138 bpm, measuring 7 wks 3ds. DS was born via C-section.

Came back to the same clinic for a sibling.

IVF#1 - placed back 2 A grade blasts - one survived.

I've written some more details of the journey though) didn't mean it too long. I think having been on fertility meds and injectibles for too long with no luck with OE made me make the decision of switching to donor eggs. i really was sick and tired of all that med stuff in my body..and for what? - for 2 weak low grade morulas?!!! that was bitter..DE had to create some better result, eh?..

It'd be nice to hear from you soon. All the very best to you x


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