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Try #7 – Learning to Inject

Before we could start our first cycle with the new fertility clinic, we had to meet with our nurse coordinator for a “learn to inject” appointment. She showed us how to load the dose of injectable gonadotropins in the convenient … Continue reading

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Try #6 – Clomid x5 Days

We started the second round of Clomid, and Molly will again take 50mg of Clomid orally for 5 days in hopes that more than one follicle will be produced this time. If not, at least it should help keep the … Continue reading

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Meeting with Reproductive Endocrinologist

We had an appointment with the Reproductive Endocrinologist to discuss what we would do should this most recent insemination not work. She said she was happy with the results of the 50mg of Clomid (x5 days) and would recommend repeating … Continue reading

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Try #2 – Inseminations

Thankfully, last month’s cycle was of normal length and Molly got her period just few days after getting the negative home pregnancy test (HPT). So, we were able to do an insemination this month, our first insemination after a normal-length … Continue reading

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Try #1 – Insemination

Even though the cycle before this one was abnormally long (56 days), all of her bloodwork on her 3-day labs was normal. So, we decided to do our first insemination this cycle! Only three months behind our initial goal of … Continue reading

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56-Day Cycle

After Molly’s last cycle was 80 days, thus pushing our first possible insemination date further into the future, we were hoping for a normal cycle the next time…with no such luck. She just got her period, and the cycle starting … Continue reading

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80-Day Cycle

We didn’t even consider doing the first insemination before September, because we wanted to make sure the baby would (most likely) be born after I graduated from veterinary school in May 2010. The last 15 months of veterinary school are … Continue reading