Glad that I have found this board! The support that I have read so far is very encouraging. Hearing all the different stories of people in similar situations makes this a little easier to go through.
My DH & I both just turned 35 & have been married now for three & half years. We have two fur babies (cat & dog). And trying to add a human one!
After two years of NTNP, we decided to step it up and started TTC when that didn't work we sought out our RE for help. After the second IUI I was PG, but it ended up being an ectopic PG and had to use medical treatment (two injections of methotrexate) UGH!!!!. Followed by lots of bleeding & weekly blood test to make sure my HCG levels went back to 0. However, was very lucky to not have to have surgery.
When the 3 month waiting period ended (so meds can leave your system) my DH & I decided to try the combination IUI route one more time. But with no success. Following more consultation with our RE, a HSG test & deep conversations we decided our best option was IVF which we started on August 8th (my birthday)!!
Currently Day #10: Major headache & a little nausea from shots (GONAL-F & Menopur) with an U/S tomorrow. Hope to get a date for Egg retrieval!
Well, that's my story for now! Any pointers on what's to expect or things to prepare for would be great!!! A little nervous about the retrieval process and what happens after that. But one step at a time, right?
I wish everyone good fortune and well wishes.
Me 35 DH 35 Married 2014
TTC since 2016
IUI #1 BFN
IUI #2 Ectopic pg
IUI #3 BFN
IVF #1 TBD