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Donor Egg Counselling 😬

Hello lovelies, tomorrow we have our DE counselling and then an appointment with the coordinator, and I’m feeling a mix of nerves, excitement and exhaustion! Part of me is excited to open this new door, but I’m also terrified at the unknown. I thought I’d made the decision that DE was the way forward, but this is all so big and scary! my husband sees it as just an admin day, but I think it’s so much more! Hope you’re all doing well this Christmas and thank you for reading my rambles! Xx

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I felt tons better after our counselling session, it kind of confirmed the decision I already knew. I did cry but they where more tears of relief than anything. Hope it goes ok xxx

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Thank you! Xx

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I too have recently gone through this and are waiting now for our treatment date for our donor. The process sounds more daunting than it actually is, having said that I had tears when we came out of the clinic, sad and happy tears! Try and look at it as business and this is the next step towards creating your family. The counsellors want to make you aware of the implications of donor and how you will tell future children, support available through DE network and want to see you have thought things through. Very best of luck and a huge MERRY CHRISTMAS 🎄🎁😘

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Ah thank you and good luck! Just another part of the process I suppose! Merry Christmas to you too! At least this year I can have a guilt free drink!!! Xxx

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Enjoy your tipple!! And i shall be thinking of you today 😘😘

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Good luck with your implications counselling tomorrow, my husband and I went for two sessions and we got so much out of it. Hoping yourself and your husband have a similar experience. I understand why you’re feeling hesitant about your appointment and moving forward in this direction, it is such a big decision with life long implications. We have just had a donor egg match and are awaiting treatment in January all being well. Some days I feel so positive and excited about it and others I feel terrified and think to myself, am I actually really doing this? I joined a charity called the donor conception network and found their support really helpful. They have lots of resources you can access, workshops and will put you in touch with others who have been through the same process. Perhaps you’d consider this too if you haven’t already. Good luck tomorrow x

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Thank you, feeling really excited now so fingers crossed!!! Xx

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Just want to wish you lots of luck, I hope it all helps getting to talk about it!xx

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Thank you so much! Xx

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I wish you all the best. Good luck. I would be nervous too. I was always against it but seeing my friend with her little boy through having donar eggs has changed my mind. Xxxx happy Xmas xxx

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I hope it all went well x

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Thank you lovely it was really positive, and far less scary! We’ve now handed over our list of attributes and we are on the list so here comes the wait! Xx

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Hope it all went well today. We’re on the same journey and had our counselling session a few weeks ago. It helped to confirm in my mind that this is the right next step for us and although it’s really sad that I can’t use my own eggs it made me feel better about using a donor as I’ll (hopefully) carry the baby and give birth so will be a Mum in every other way. We’re still waiting for a match but fingers crossed it won’t be much longer. Enjoy your Christmas tipple! Xx

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