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by beckym
Thu Nov 23, 2006 8:46 pm
Forum: Life after IVF
Topic: 1st failed IVF - considering adoption
Replies: 3
Views: 3180

Hi guys Bekki and Ems. Yes there are people on this forum who have adopted - I am one of them! We adopted Jessie last November from China at 13 months old. She is now two and chatting away. I honestly believe that this was our destiny as she is absolutely wonderful. It took us 23 months from first c...
by beckym
Thu Nov 23, 2006 7:54 pm
Forum: Life after IVF
Topic: passed adoption panel!!!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 11121

Traci OMG-I thought I had told you - can't believe that I haven't. We adopted our daughter Jessie from China in November of last year at 13 months old. She is now two and starting to chat away - loves Winnie the Pooh especially the Heffalump movie. She is an absolute bundle of eneregy and keeps me v...
by beckym
Tue Jun 06, 2006 10:23 am
Forum: Life after IVF
Topic: How do you decide
Replies: 45
Views: 22013

How do you decide? well sometimes you are forced into it by medical circumstances. (As Traci will know) I had 2 rounds of IVF, both in 2003 - first was a BFN in May 2003, second was +ve in Nov 2003 but then I miscarried at 7 weeks in Dec 2003 - never got to see the heartbeat or anything - just an em...
by beckym
Tue Jun 06, 2006 10:06 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: National Infertility Day
Replies: 2
Views: 527

Nikki

do you mind me asking if they actually mentioned adoption in the counselling or was it more specific to the treatment itself - ie how the treatment might affect you and chances of success etc? you can reply privately if you want.

Becky
by beckym
Mon Jun 05, 2006 9:34 pm
Forum: Life after IVF
Topic: National Infertility Day
Replies: 0
Views: 1919

National Infertility Day

Hi guys

Could you have a look at my post on the General Forum and let me know what you think?

love to all that know me (and every one that doesn't!)

Hi Traci!!!!!

Beckym
by beckym
Mon Jun 05, 2006 9:24 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: National Infertility Day
Replies: 2
Views: 527

National Infertility Day

Hi I used to use this board a lot when I was going through my two ivf cycles and met some people who will be life long friends through it. Unfortunately IVF didn't work out for us but we have had a happy outcome through another route, as we have adopted a wonderful little girl from China. I am the p...
by beckym
Sat Jan 15, 2005 1:37 pm
Forum: Life after IVF
Topic: Adoption
Replies: 6
Views: 4084

Hello Jill, Sharon and ogr Jill- I can totally empathise with you in your situation but if it's any consolation we were at exactly the same stage as you this time last year (I had m/c in Dec 03 and we had just contacted out LA about adoption in Jan 04) and we are now just about to get our papers sen...
by beckym
Sat Jan 15, 2005 1:12 pm
Forum: Life after IVF
Topic: passed adoption panel!!!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 11121

hello old friends! this is our update. Our documents are just about to be sent out to China - they went to the Chinese Embassy last night and hopefully should be out in China by the middle of February. Then it will be a 6 month wait until we get the referral picture - sometime in mid-August I expect...
by beckym
Mon Sep 27, 2004 5:56 pm
Forum: Life after IVF
Topic: adoption
Replies: 5
Views: 3539

Becky, that's great news. i have good friends who adopted their first son at age 11. They now have 2 girls as well (from China) and will be flying out to China with us for a third little girl this time next year!!

beckym xxxx
by beckym
Mon Sep 27, 2004 5:48 pm
Forum: Life after IVF
Topic: adoption delay due to medical
Replies: 3
Views: 2987

I really hope you passed panel and the fact that you have not been on here is because you are celebrating. However, if you want reassurance re people who have had immense medical problems and eventually gone on to adopt please do email me at Menzieshunt@aol.com. I have lots of uplifting stories to t...
by beckym
Mon Sep 27, 2004 5:42 pm
Forum: Life after IVF
Topic: Adoption Approved
Replies: 13
Views: 7564

Hi Lucy Think you were in the cycle after me last year - I cycled first in Feb/Mar and then in Oct/Nov. As you can see from my post, we have just passed panel as well. presume you are adopting from the uk? where in the country do you live, as I have lots of friends adopting domestically in W. Sussex...
by beckym
Mon Sep 27, 2004 5:34 pm
Forum: Life after IVF
Topic: passed adoption panel!!!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 11121

passed adoption panel!!!!!

Hello old friends!! There is life after ivf!! we have just passed panel (on the 21st) and are approved to adopt from China, so this time next year we will either be out there or on our way back with a fab parcel!!!
Champagne was out, I can tell you. what a relief!!!
Beckym
by beckym
Thu Apr 29, 2004 8:04 pm
Forum: Life after IVF
Topic: Hello old friends! I'm back with adoption update.
Replies: 6
Views: 4205

Hi Nick. Good to hear from you. I wish you all the best for this go. Here's hoping we'll both be mommies next year!

beckymx
by beckym
Sat Apr 24, 2004 11:45 am
Forum: Life after IVF
Topic: Fab to see you
Replies: 17
Views: 8826

Can't believe I missed it again!!!! will try and log in more often!

beckym xxx
by beckym
Sat Apr 24, 2004 11:37 am
Forum: Life after IVF
Topic: Hello old friends! I'm back with adoption update.
Replies: 6
Views: 4205

Hello old friends! I'm back with adoption update.

Hello Traci (thanks for the message!), Grace, Alison, luce, Rachael and everyone else I know. Sorry if I've forgoten essential names but it's been a long time! Thought I would update you on how we are getting on with the adoption. We contacted Kent CC at the beg of Jan and had our consultation train...