3 weeks away from being full term; I can’t actually believe I’m here. This is something I only dreamt of, I never imagined I’d get here with a diagnosis of infertility. The wonders of modern science and the brilliance of our NHS have made this … Continue reading 34 weeks
When I started this blog, I wanted to be able to help those who found themselves in a similar place to me. Infertility is not talked about enough, and receiving this diagnosis felt like I was entering a dark room with no idea where the … Continue reading There is hope
The storm is passing and a rainbow is in sight. I am closer than ever to reaching that little pot of gold at the bottom of the rainbow. Everything seems to be going ok and IVF treatment is our blessing in disguise, but even for … Continue reading Dealing with pregnancy after IVF
If someone asked me to describe the hardest part of IVF, I don’t think it would be the injections, nor the side effects from the drugs and egg collection, it wouldn’t be the dignity that’s lost through the process, and it wouldn’t be the huge … Continue reading The waiting game
Otherwise known as a ‘big fat positive’. I am lost for words … I’m in total shock and possibly denial. If I say it out load it just seems odd, I feel no different physically than I did this morning, yet so much has changed! … Continue reading Its a BFP!
We have almost gotten through the ‘famous’ 2 week wait. Famous for being a stressful and agonising time for couples. I have tried to keep myself busy, distracting myself in books, work and friends in order to get through the waiting, but putting it at … Continue reading The 2ww over
OK, so I wanted to write a quick post on this, as I was surprised at some of the side effects I experienced during IVF, and particularly following egg collection. Because I wasn’t expecting the symptoms it was worrying when I experienced them, so thought … Continue reading Some Side effects