*please notice*This thread is for those who have started TTC but are now TTA or Benched.
If you have BOTB
, please consider participating on that board and/or creating a separate BOTB-check-in.
we value all members of the community and enjoy helping others learn
before they're TTGP, recent discussions have shown that the influx of
BOTB-members posting on this thread have driven out the members for whom
the thread is actually intended.
Please respect that development.
***General TW that this thread can and will mention MC and loss.***
This is a place for those of us who have already started TTC, but have hit a roadblock and are delaying for whatever reason. You
can express your thoughts, feelings, and frustrations on not TTC and
connect with others who are in the same boat. TTC can be a long journey,
and having to wait makes it feel even longer -- even if it is for a
good reason. I invite you to resurrect this thread at any point in the
week if you have something to say. Treat this like an ongoing
Benched = involuntarily not NTNP/TTC and "out of the game," usually due to medical reasons
= avoiding pregnancy by using protection or FAM, usually for
Are you benched or TTA?
What brings you here?
How long do you think you'll be here?
How have things been going?
GTKY: Do you prefer gorgeous sunrises or epic sunsets?
Me: 35 DH: 28~*~*~Nevertheless, she persisted~*~*~
TTC since June 2016
Azoospermia diagnosis (zero count) Dec 2016
AZFc chromosome microdeletion discovery March 2017
Unsuccessful TESE for DH in August 2017
October 2017 IVF with donor sperm
29R, 24M, 16F, 2d5, 4d6 (6 embryos total)
Only 3 could have PGS. 2/3 normal. 5 embies frozen
12/15/17 FET #1 (1 embryo)--CP
2/7/17 FET #2 (2 embryos)--BFN
Chronic endometritis diagnosis May 2018
ERA Sept 2018--borderline receptive--12 more hours of progesterone
Abnormal SIS Oct 2018
Repeat hysteroscopy Nov 1. Treated recurring endometritis.
12/4/18 FET #3 (2 embryos)--BFN
Our journey has come to an end.