Category Archives: Inseminations

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Try #2 – Retrieval

Today was egg retrieval day!  And what a day it was! We arrived at the fertility center at 8:30am, and we didn’t get home until almost 1:00pm.  Obviously, I was going to miss all commitments, work and otherwise, to attend … 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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Try #7 – Insemination #2

The second insemination (using Donor #2) for this cycle was done in the morning. They didn’t do another ultrasound, because they knew that Molly had already ovulated at least one of the follicles (as seen on yesterday’s ultrasound), and yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Try #7 – Ultrasound #6 / Ovidrel / Insemination #1

We went in this morning for the sixth ultrasound of this cycle to see how the follicles were maturing. After the recent screw up regarding the gonadotropin shot, we weren’t really sure what to expect in terms of timing. This … Continue reading

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Try #6 – Insemination

It is Day 16 of this cycle, our second using Clomid, and we did an intrauterine insemination (IUI). This is also our second time doing an insemination at the fertility clinic, which does only one insemination per cycle. We used … Continue reading

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Try #5 – Insemination

On Day 16 of this cycle, we did an intrauterine insemination (IUI) after having used Clomid. Although it was our first while using Clomid and our first at the fertility clinic, the procedure was much like the others. The fertility … Continue reading

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Try #4 – Insemination

The fourth cycle of inseminating was similar to the others so far. Since we only had one vial of Donor #1 left, we did only one insemination this cycle. The one natural intrauterine insemination was done at our local LGBT-friendly … Continue reading

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Try #3 – Inseminations

Our third cycle of inseminating was very similar to the second cycle. We again chose to do two natural intrauterine inseminations this cycle, again hoping that it will increase our chances of helping sperm meet egg. Both inseminations were done, … Continue reading