Mary’s Donor Egg Journey – The Final Part

Wanting to close this chapter in my life, I thought a good way to do it would be to write the final part of this story, which has taken since 2008 to get to! I left off last time with the good news on my beta results which indicated twins as the numbers were high.  Scans showed the good news – it was twins! I couldn’t wait to tell everyone, especially my parents that after all the ups and downs over the past few years that I was at last pregnant and that the numbers suggested double trouble!  They were… [Read More]

Kirstens IVF Journey with PGD

My long road to get “F”. DH (Dear Husband) and me met when I was 16 and he was 17. Who knew those two naive kids would face so much pain. I fell pregnant at 24 and we were so happy. At 18 weeks we found out our baby had cystic fibrosis. During a scan the sonographer also mentioned that our babies bones were deformed. We were devestated. At 20 weeks we lost our little boy. We named him Callum and to us he was perfect.  The hospital sent Callum’s DNA as well as ours to a clinic in France… [Read More]

B's Egg Sharing IVF Journey. Part 4

Following on from B’s last post (which can be read here), B continues to share her journey with us.  Waiting, waiting and a little more waiting. Well, I haven’t blogged for a while, we left off with our GP saying they could not do our screening bloods. This would have cost us £500 at the clinic we were at, which we just couldn’t afford with a wedding to pay for. So I looked for other clinics and called to ask if they charged for screening bloods for donors, one of them didn’t, just for the AMH test which would have… [Read More]

B’s Egg Sharing IVF Journey. Part 1. First Appointment

Please welcome, B, to our blog. B has very kindly agreed to share her IVF Egg Sharing Journey with us. This is her first post, (of many I hope) and this post is about B’s first appointment at the fertility clinic. Please feel free to share your comments and follow B on twitter: @babynowplease Introduction I’ll start off with a little introduction. I’m B. I’m 25 and infertile. I have PCOS and lost my right Fallopian tube due to an ectopic pregnancy in a previous relationship in May 2011. My remaining tube, my left is damaged; it flows but was at one… [Read More]