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Postby SwedenIVF » Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:40 am

Hi I posted on another forum page, maybe the wrong one. I am 40, have had two ectopic pregnancies, both tubes removed. Just finished first IVF cycle. Big fat nothing. Feeling very down and useless, numb, sad.
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Postby gi » Tue Jul 14, 2009 1:46 pm

SwedenIVF,
Sorry to hear about your ectopic pregnancies and failed ivf. It is tough and frustrating to get a BFN especially after all we have been thro. Try not to give up hope, its a long road but we will get there. I have had 4 failed ivf then a m/c at 9 wks on my 5th attempt in April 09 - there is light at the end of the tunnel you just cant see it yet cause its around a bend and someday it will surprise you when you least expect. Keep the faith, take time to recover and lots of tlc and jump back on board, i am about to start my 6th attempt they will have to drag me away kicking and screaming before i give up ivf - its our only chance of conceving and we plan to keep going.

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7th IVF finally our precious miracle girl Kayla born 24/11/10, 8th IVF FET Sept 2012 BFP!!!
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Postby SwedenIVF » Wed Jul 15, 2009 6:13 am

Thanks for your words of encouragement. My husband and I have been taking turns at crying it seems. I guess the best thing is to grieve and then keep going.
These forums help a lot.
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Postby kellyeatc » Sat Jul 18, 2009 11:04 pm

Hi there,

I am on my second attempt as we speak. I spent about 3 years feeling a bit overwhelmed by my first attempt's BFN. I was orignially told I was pregnant while on vacation in North Pole, Alaska and started prenatal right away. I figured, "this is is" it worked and here we go! 2 weeks later I was spotting and that is when they confirmed my chemical preg. It can be shocking because I think deep down we all expect it to work! After all, it is science and medicine and shouldn't they work everytime?

The key, I am realizing now, is maintain a positive attitude and find joy in every little thing in your life. Corny? maybe, but it can't hurt right?


Also, new studies show that chiropractic care the 2 weeks before and after a transfer can improve chance of a positive test. I am trying it and will post my results after my transfer on the 23rd.

Best of wishes to you!
-kellye
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