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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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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 – Ultrasound #6 / Ovidrel

This morning we went in for the sixth ultrasound of the cycle to see how the follicles are progressing.  Sure enough, as the doctor yesterday said, both follicles have matured (measuring 19.5mm on the left and 17.5mm on the right) … Continue reading

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Months 19-21

I’m actually keeping my goal of updating this blog within 3 months!  Amazing! The girls are now 21 months old, and over the past 3 months, we’ve conquered another cross-country flight and back for the holidays, met the girls’ donor … Continue reading

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Try #1 – Ultrasound #1 – Baseline

One great thing I love about the fertility center we’re going to (and went to last time when we got pregnant with the twins) is that they do a baseline ultrasound on Cycle Day 1 or 2.  This allows them … 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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Months 12-18

Believe it or not, I’ve had a draft of the “Month 12″ post for six months now.  The April-May months were especially busy times so I never got around to finishing it.  Then, every time I would think about how … 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