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IVF #2: Fertilisation report – ICSI worked!

I don’t want to get into the details just yet because if I learned one thing from IVF #1 it was DON’T COUNT YOUR CHICKS BEFORE THEY HATCH <<-click the link to see an awesome pic by Livenerddierepeat.,.. I can’t be

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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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Posted in Assisted Fertility, Dr Trips + Medical, Emotions + Coping, Infertility, IVF

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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The NHS forgot me AGAIN – assisted fertility & hospital appointments

The title of this post says it all. I waited for six weeks (as I was told to), watched the postbox with the patience of a saint and yet the appointment to kick start this assisted fertility journey never arrived.

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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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