• Meet Baby Drew!

    Meet Baby Drew!

    Hi!    Sorry it has taken so long to update with our birth story!!!    My baby boy Drew was born on April 23 weighing 8lbs 3oz and healthy.  He is named for my father”s father, Andrew.    We had a very rough start; the first month is a blur.   There were complications during […]

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  • Egg Donor Success Stories: Coming to terms with success!

    Egg Donor Success Stories: Coming to terms with success!

    Egg Donor Success Stories Sorry,  it has been months since I’ve had a chance to update my post!! I spent so long trying to get and stay pregnant, I had forgotten – purposefully blocked out – all that goes along with preparing for a new baby. Despite this being an […]

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  • IVF Success Story: First Ultrasound, nothing but good news!

    IVF Success Story: First Ultrasound, nothing but good news!

    IVF Success Story: First Ultrasound! I had my first ultrasound today!     I am definitely pregnant with one perfect little baby!!!!     Which is rather a relief after those crazy betas, the thought of twins (or more)scared me a bit.      Everything is measuring right on track and the heart rate is 111. Fortunately I got […]

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  • Fertility Tourism Story: Oh Baby!!!!

    Fertility Tourism Story: Oh Baby!!!!

    My Fertility Tourism Story Sorry I have not updated recently – the last month was really hard.    After my BFN from the fresh cycle I was really discouraged.  I felt rather pathetic to keep trying, but I dragged myself through the motions of planning an FET.   One last Hail Mary and that was it, […]

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  • Grieving the BFN

    Grieving the BFN

    BFN.   This stands for Big Fat Negative.   I started using HPTs (home pregnancy tests) as soon as I arrived back in the states.   At first there was a faint positive, due to the Pregnyl shot which is part of the protocol (this contains HCG, the hormone measured on HPTs).   That […]

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