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New Fertility Clinic – Possibility #2 / PCOS

We weren’t completely satisfied with the consult at the first fertility clinic we visited in our new area so we had a consult with another fertility clinic. I’m so glad we decided to do this, because it turns out that … 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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Consult with Reproductive Endocrinologist

We met with a reproductive endocrinologist at a large fertility center to discuss possible next steps, should our next insemination (Try #4) not work. We wanted to meet with them while in the process of Try #4 so that we … Continue reading

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Try #3 – Pregnancy Test (HPT)

Another home pregnancy test (HPT), another negative. I certainly haven’t given up hope (it’s only been three tries!), but it is difficult to maintain trust that it will eventually happen. It’s been over a year since we began this process, … 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

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Try #2 – Pregnancy Test (HPT)

We did a home pregnancy test (HPT), and it was negative. I was slightly less hopeful this time around, only because last month’s didn’t work. It’s hard not to get your hopes up, but I was so disappointed after the … 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