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Sperm Offering

In a bizarre twist of timing, this evening we were offered the remaining vials of sperm of our current donor from the donor sibling family we have become very connected with over the past two years.  It’s kind of ironic … Continue reading

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Consultation at New Fertility Center

After getting settled in our new home after moving, it was time to seek out a new fertility center.  This will be the third fertility center (fourth facility) we’ve used since beginning this journey so we at least had an … Continue reading

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Try #1 – Pregnancy Test (HPT)

The home pregnancy test Molly took this morning was negative.  So disappointing.   She hasn’t had any of the “early pregnancy” symptoms at all, so I think both of us were expecting it to be negative anyway.  As I posted recently, … Continue reading

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Cautiously Optimistic vs. Optimistically Cautious

I realized shortly after the second insemination of this cycle that I have been so focused on making sure we’re doing all we can to avoid getting pregnant with higher-order multiples that I haven’t spent a whole lot of time … Continue reading

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Try #1 – Insemination #2

The second of the two inseminations for this cycle was this morning.  They told us the motile concentration was 20 million (also “very good,” like yesterday) so we’re as on our way as we could be! Today we used one … Continue reading

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Try #1 – Insemination #1

Today we did the first insemination of this cycle.  I thought I remembered them doing an ultrasound during the insemination last time, showing that all the “goods” were released and that they put half towards each side of the uterus…but … Continue reading

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Hysterosalpingogram

Although we thought we were going to get out of doing one, our new reproductive endocrinologist thinks it is a good idea for Molly to have another hysterosalpingogram, similar to when we first started at a fertility clinic before the … Continue reading

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Try #1 – Back to the Fertility Clinic

I wrote a little while ago about Molly and I beginning to pursue the initial steps of trying to conceive again.  We had initially decided to use the reproductive services through our health insurance provider, because we had known some … Continue reading

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“She has your eyes…”

No, she doesn’t.  Her eyes are not “mine.” Obviously, I’m not talking in the possessive sense in that her eyes do not belong to me.  The fact is that she can’t have “my” eyes.  She was not conceived using my … Continue reading