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New to this site and need some support

Postby amandas05 » Mon May 25, 2009 5:36 pm

Hi Everyone,

A good friend who had a successful IVF and beautiful 8 mos old son referred me to this site. I just completed my first IVF/ICSI cycle, with negative results last Thurs. We were so hopeful that it would work out, as all my hormone levels seem "normal", but my fiance has a lower sperm count due to a reversed vasectomy. I am 38, he 41. Anyway, we know the statistics and are prepared to go back again. It's just so much harder than I originally expected....and as much as I am trying to keep optimistic about our chances for another go, all these doubts and fears keep creeping in. I am a fullptime step mother to my dp's two children, 10 and 12, but it is not the same as growing your own, which I have always wanted.

Thanks for letting me share and look forward to finding some support here.
- amandas05
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Postby momwant2b » Tue May 26, 2009 2:59 am

Hey Amandas05 - I know exactly how you feel. I am 38 and had my 1st IVF cycle in December that resulted in a BFN 2 days before Christmas. I also had a FET in January and another in March that both ended in negatives. I am not giving up yet, there are still several options and I'm gonna try everything possible until I know there is nothing I can do.

IVF has been the most emotional situation of my life. There are so many ups and downs you think you are ona roller coaster. I have no friends or family that have infertility issues so they don't understand. The ladies on here are great support.

Good luck on your journey...
Me 39 DH 39
1st IVF BFN
1st FET 1/11/08 BFN
Immune Testin 2/5
Results Normal
2nd FET 3/1/09 BFN
2nd IVE 1st beta 43, 2nd beta 48, 3rd beta 63, 4th beta 511, 5th beta 824 Ultrasound 11-11-09 6th beta 432 M/C at 7wks
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Location: Georgia


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