Good Luck NickiMark Testing 16th August

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Post by Xrayem » Tue Aug 15, 2006 7:24 am

Good luck, Nicki-sweetie! Only one more sleep! The worse thing about living down under is that I have to wait until Thursday to hear how you get on :evil:

Praying for you both!

TTC 5yrs - Unexplained Infertility
3xIUI's (April, June & Aug 06) - BFN,s
1st IVF - Oct 06 - Jasper & Finlay born 07/06/07
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Post by LittleP » Tue Aug 15, 2006 8:00 am


All the best for tomorrow - I have absolutely everything crossed and am praying so hard that this is the one!!!

Stay positive and full of PMA.

Love and hugs

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Post by luby » Tue Aug 15, 2006 9:37 am

Hi Nicki

Wishing you all the best for tomorrow. Can't wait to hear your news....

Me 26, DP 36. 1st IVF - June 05 - +ve - m/c at 5 wks
2nd IVF - Nov 05 - +ve - m/c at 8.5 weeks
3rd IVF -May 06 - BFN
4th IVF - Oct 06 -BFN
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Post by Macca8 » Tue Aug 15, 2006 10:04 am


Only 1 more sleep to go...I am excited for you. Best of luck..

Loads of baby dust coming your way


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Post by AMck » Tue Aug 15, 2006 5:35 pm

Nicki, wishing you all the luck in the world. Everything crossed for that BFP. Hang in there only one more sleep.
Anna x
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7 cancelled IVF cycles during 2005/6
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Post by NickiMark » Tue Aug 15, 2006 6:00 pm

Sorry to be the bringer of bad news but Af is coming.....The dream is over

Monday lunchtime, I had a show of blood, and cried!!! but then nothing no Full Bleed or tummy aches, woke today and nothing however as the day had gone by tummy aches is in full swing and have brown/darkred smudges, not full AF, but i am certain that Af will arrive over night, if not by bed time!!!

However, if it does arrive tonight I know for a fact that I ovulated when i thought i did and i am sure that IUI was done at right time.....

So the Q is???


And what next???

I know this is not definate BFN news but it will be, believe me! Will post more when i know for sure, but hey thanks to everyone it's cheered me up no end reading all ur posts x x x

Love ya all x x x x
TTC 6yrs......Have jumped off the rollercoaster for now, too many BFN's and too much heartache, to keep going....Moving on to fulfil other dreams!!!

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Post by MB » Tue Aug 15, 2006 6:11 pm

I will keep praying for you. My best wishes and lots of PMA coming your way.

You have given everyone such love and strength, I know that the good karma points are coming your way tenfold.

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Post by NickiMark » Tue Aug 15, 2006 6:17 pm

MB, thx for your prayers but really dont think that'll change things!!! This is the end I fear! x xx
TTC 6yrs......Have jumped off the rollercoaster for now, too many BFN's and too much heartache, to keep going....Moving on to fulfil other dreams!!!

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Post by Lis » Tue Aug 15, 2006 6:21 pm

Nicki honey let us know for sure when you can ... still keeping everything crossed for you just now. Thinking of you xxxxxxx
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5 failed donor inseminations July- Nov '06
6th DI Jan '07 ...... finally ..... OMG BFP!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Post by Kelly72 » Tue Aug 15, 2006 6:33 pm

Hey there... I hope that horrid AF will not show her head! And I am SOO sorry if she does.

I just wanted to tell you that I went through 4 cycles of Clomid and 4 Follistim w/ IUI and non of them worked.

I just finished my first IVF (which I never thought I would do) or at least I never though I would have to do.... I go in for my Beta this Thursday. Anyhow I am not sure what you have considered, but the IVF was diagnostic for me, as we have some slight male fert. issues, and I was dianosed as competely fine. No endo, normal cycles, good horomone levels, and I am 33. But after doing my first IVF we had 11 follis and only 5 ended up being good enough to fertilize. And only 3 of the 5 made it to transfer. My point is now the Dr. thinks my egg quality is not the best and that is why the IUI always failed. Even though they said I produce a lot of eggs and they thought from that they would be good quality. Well the three we transfered where great quality, but obviously a lot of mine where not. I just want you to know there are more steps to be taken if this fails. Lets hope it does not.

Hang in there!

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Post by BecP » Tue Aug 15, 2006 7:19 pm

Hi there

I don't know what to say. I really hope AF doesn't show.
I think everyone's experiences are different as to when they move on from IUI to IVF. I know our doc said if IUI hasn't worked by the 4th attempt the chances of it working after that were slim.

We had an attempt at IVF. It nearly worked. Sadly my faint positive didn't last long. After our disappointment, DH's sperm problems seemingly disappeared (put down to the colder weather), so we decided to try 3 lots of IUI to at least put our mind at rest that we'd tried the 'less invasive' approach.

Sadly it didn't work. But I am glad we tried. Now I feel ready to move on, back to our second attempt at IVF. I think if we hadn't given IUI our best shot then I would have always wondered if we could have got our miracle without the hideous procedures, drugs and expense that is IVF.

OK IUI didn't work with you (though it ain't over till the fat lady sings remember!), but there is absolutely every chance IVF will. IVF eliminates all those elements of chance - you damn well know that fertilisation occurs, and that the egg makes it to the womb. The chances of success are so much higher.

I hope whatever happens you manage to make a decision.

Thinking of you and still crossing my fingers for tomorrow.
My age 33, DH 32
Nat pg & m/c @ 8.5 wks Jan 05
IVF Nov 05 m/c @ 5 wks
3 x IUI 2006 all -ve
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Post by JESS FITZ2 » Tue Aug 15, 2006 7:27 pm

I Will keep you in my prayers!!! Hoping for the best and that AF doesnt come!!! Everything crossed for you!


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Post by wannababy1229 » Tue Aug 15, 2006 8:59 pm

Please try to stay positive! I am hoping AF is a no show! Please keep us posted! (((((((((HUGS))))))))))
Me 34 DH 36
1st IVF Aug 06-BFN
2nd IVF Oct/Nov 06-By the grace of God BFP!


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Post by angelamw » Tue Aug 15, 2006 9:32 pm


I am so sorry and I really hope that this isn't AF, although I know from when I did IUI that you sort of know that it hasn't worked, don't ask me how, before AF truely starts.

I wish you all the best. Let us know what happens and remember we are here for you.


me 35 DH 34
blocked tubes 95
ttc 6 years
1st IUI feb 06 -ve
2nd IUI mar 06 -ve

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Post by samandaw1 » Tue Aug 15, 2006 9:51 pm

We were faced with some choices and from the research I saw, IUI are not as successful as IVF. Of course, it is a lot less invasive and inexpensive so there is a plus.

There is still hope for your AF NOT to come but if it does, you should look into IVF. That is just my opinion

1st time IVF, ICSI
8/13/06 BFP
4/19/07 Sydney was born

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