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IVF #2: Pre-transfer nerves

So tomorrow marks a big day – transfer. I’m planning my outfit because I want to go there feeling my best  – not looking like death like the last time.  I’m also envisioning how zen I’m going to be while

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IVF #2: Post egg collection update – 6 eggs, puking and trying to think glass half full

Thank you soo much for all the well wishes this morning. I couldn’t reply but it felt so good reading them after. Apparently I woke from sedation saying ‘eggs’ again. I think it’s because I fell asleep staring at the

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IVF #2: Egg collection nerves, blessings and traffic

Dressed in Sweaty Betty yoga pants, a loose T and a pair of Converse I’m telling myself that I’m all zen and ready for egg collection. Deep down I’m nervous of facing a replay of the last time. I’m dreading

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Assisted fertility, NHS and all that jazz continued..

NHS assisted fertility referral We finally received the documents that they wanted us to fill in. A list of three items that we had to complete and return to them within 7 days. If we failed to return them in

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Assisted Fertility: The NHS saga continues

Yo, NHS. Where’s my assisted fertility appointment? So, after losing my fax and leaving me to wait 6 weeks, I was told that I should receive an appointment in two weeks. Then we called up and they said we won’t

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Oh, what a power is motherhood, possessing
A potent spell. All women alike
Fight fiercely for a child.

~ Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis, c. 405 B.C.

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