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by karenvancouverisland
Fri Jul 29, 2011 3:39 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: 5w3d pregnant and bleeding! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2828

Re: 5w3d pregnant and bleeding! Help

brown is good. :) very happy for you and fingers crossed. both times mine was a clot too. also called a sub chorionic hematoma (sch).. but mine went back to bright red at some points, and although this is more concerning, it turned out fine for me. best of luck!
by karenvancouverisland
Fri Jul 29, 2011 5:45 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: 5w3d pregnant and bleeding! Help
Replies: 14
Views: 2828

Re: 5w3d pregnant and bleeding! Help

in both my successful pregnancies i've had significant first trimester bleeding.. in my current pregnancy, it was at 6 wks. major gushes of bright red blood. with my son, it was at 9 wks and then i spotted til wk 13. it was very scary but worked out ok. i pray the same is true for you, as this is of...
by karenvancouverisland
Fri Jul 29, 2011 4:01 am
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: Beautiful Babies Due in 2011 (Combined Group)
Replies: 3163
Views: 439528

Re: Beautiful Babies Due in 2011 (Combined Group)

leora, i'm so deeply sorry for the loss of both your boys.. words cannot express.. i'm praying for you and your husband; for peace and hope to hold your hands through the grief.
by karenvancouverisland
Wed Jul 13, 2011 3:38 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Tryin for number two!
Replies: 103
Views: 24469

Re: Tryin for number two!

DHEA is a steroid, an androgen. it converts to testosterone as your body processes it, and more recent and well-credited research has shown that women with DOR had better response to IVF when they took testosterone.. and lots of research has been done on DHEA, although it's not been as 'well- credit...
by karenvancouverisland
Tue Jul 12, 2011 5:18 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Tryin for number two!
Replies: 103
Views: 24469

Re: Tryin for number two!

good luck shari! and hoping- 4 embies is awesome, and my clinic always made me wait that long too... i questioned it on my last FET and took the blood work requisition in early (i changed the date on it!- very cocky by treatment #4)... but i learned the hard way 'why' they wait til 17 DPO- it's to a...
by karenvancouverisland
Sat Jul 09, 2011 1:45 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Tryin for number two!
Replies: 103
Views: 24469

Re: Tryin for number two!

oh sue, i'm so, so, sorry... when my FET failed, i was crushed... and i had thought before my beta that 'i'd be ok cause i have DS', but it just wasn't true... and then i felt guilty- as if being disappointed somehow meant i was ungrateful for DS and the miracle that he is... ugh, it was awful.. so ...
by karenvancouverisland
Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:05 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Tryin for number two!
Replies: 103
Views: 24469

Re: Tryin for number two!

hi sue and everyone else! sorry it's been so long, i wasn't receiving email notifications and just lost track of checking in anyways.... sue- WHEN IS your beta??? inquiring minds want to know!! i'd have to check to know for sure, but i'm confident our embies were day3 6cells.... so i guess you never...
by karenvancouverisland
Thu Jun 30, 2011 4:41 am
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: Beautiful Babies Due in 2011 (Combined Group)
Replies: 3163
Views: 439528

Re: Beautiful Babies Due in 2011 (Combined Group)

oh SD, i'm so sorry that's happening to you.. how scary.. i know for me, things that would normally scare me, scare me much more when i'm pregnant.. i'm jsut more 'protective' in this circumstance.. so i really feel for you.. be careful, be vigilant, and get that restraining order happening.. i alwa...
by karenvancouverisland
Sun Jun 26, 2011 3:24 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: my crazy news.. urban 'myth' comes true for me- i'm PG
Replies: 67
Views: 7131

Re: my crazy news.. urban 'myth' comes true for me- i'm PG

wow! congrats rosario! i think we cycled together before.. keep us posted :)
by karenvancouverisland
Fri Jun 24, 2011 6:01 am
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: Beautiful Babies Due in 2011 (Combined Group)
Replies: 3163
Views: 439528

Re: Beautiful Babies Due in 2011 (Combined Group)

stephanie- congratulations :) they ARE beautiful! and yes, big for twins, which is great.. and wtg on a vag delivery of twins too.. take care of yourself right now :) sonya! wow, you are on your way.... and ryann- glad you and bella are doing well :) rio- i hope you don't feel too guilty about the n...
by karenvancouverisland
Fri Jun 24, 2011 6:00 am
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: Beautiful Babies Due in 2011 (Combined Group)
Replies: 3163
Views: 439528

Re: Beautiful Babies Due in 2011 (Combined Group)

stephanie- congratulations :) they ARE beautiful! and yes, big for twins, which is great.. and wtg on a vag delivery of twins too.. take care of yourself right now :) sonya! wow, you are on your way.... and ryann- glad you and bella are doing well :) rio- i hope you don't feel too guilty about the n...
by karenvancouverisland
Thu Jun 23, 2011 8:01 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Tryin for number two!
Replies: 103
Views: 24469

Re: Tryin for number two!

LYD, i'm so sorry for your negative result... (when i posted earlier i had missed your msg). it sounds like you are ready to persevere though.. best of luck to you and big hugs to you also
by karenvancouverisland
Thu Jun 23, 2011 5:34 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Tryin for number two!
Replies: 103
Views: 24469

Re: Tryin for number two!

sue i'm so excited you have at least 4 follies!!! and you never know what those other 2 will do too :) those are wonderful numbers... fingers crossed and that 'punctured ovary' case must have been an unusual thing and very unlikely to happen again to anyone else soon... and as long as they get your ...
by karenvancouverisland
Tue Jun 21, 2011 5:19 am
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: PG with #2, struggling with guilt and hormones...
Replies: 7
Views: 2395

Re: PG with #2, struggling with guilt and hormones...

omigod i feel SOOO blessed to read these responses from you ladies who relate! it truly warms my heart that i'm not alone, and that we are NOT all trolls.... it's just human.. i think i knew this, i just needed to hear it again. my friend who has school age kids said to me once "no one will ever mak...
by karenvancouverisland
Mon Jun 20, 2011 5:32 am
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: Beautiful Babies Due in 2011 (Combined Group)
Replies: 3163
Views: 439528

Re: Beautiful Babies Due in 2011 (Combined Group)

hi all, i just posted a new topic in the 'pregnant' area as i'm looking for help from those who are pg and already have a little one at home.. i hope any of you can take some time to relate/share/advise sonya- glad things are going so well... i too, wish i could be more active on the board, but ugh,...