Monthly Archives: July 2012

The IVF Welcome Meeting- July 2012

Finally the day of the welcome meeting arrived. It was a very early start and breakfast was a challenge. I managed a cereal bar in the end. We arrived in plenty of time and made ourselves known to reception. As … Continue reading

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Support, Supplements and the nearly 6 week wait!- June/July 2012

I found the waiting period between the open meeting and the appointment for the welcome meeting very tedious. Impatiently each day I checked for the arrival of the letter. A teenager expecting a Valentine card couldn’t have been more agitated. … Continue reading

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The IVF Open Meeting- June 2012

Finally the day came to attend our open meeting. This took place in a large seminar room adjacent to the clinic at 7.30pm. In our eagerness to be on time, my husband and I were the first to arrive and … Continue reading

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More Blood Tests and a HSG – April 2012

We returned to the clinic a few days later for my husband’s endocrinology and chromosome blood tests. We also opted to do the viral tests required for a course of ivf. The nurse put our names on the list for … Continue reading

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Second Consultant Meeting- PCT, Internal scan- May 2012

We returned for our second meeting with the consultant in late April. He informed us that he would be performing the post-coital test and also a transvaginal exam that day. He got on with these quickly. I had to lie … Continue reading

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Turning 40- Musings- April 2012

Between the first appointment with the consultant and the second scheduled one both myself and my husband reached our 40th birthdays. We took a week off and went on a little break. I didn’t want a party. I was very … Continue reading

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First Meeting with the Fertility Consultant – March 2012

Finally March 2012 came around and we got to meet the Fertility consultant. The waiting room was busy and we had to wait some time. The consultant was lovely and welcoming. He asked questions about how long we had been … Continue reading

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