Has anyone felt that they wanted/needed/etc. to get a 2nd opinion?!? Or, for that matter, have you gotten a 2nd opinion if you have "unexplained" fertility?
We have been trying 2+ years and will have been with our RE for almost a year (it will be one full year at the end of May). All that they have found wrong with me is hypothyroid which is now under control and a polyp that was removed last Summer. DH numbers are great. They say everything else is fine, but I still have issues.
This is what I'm concerned about...
-I never had my progesterone checked and when I asked to have it checked they said that it's fine if it's at least 2 weeks from the time that I ovulate and get my period, and that even if I did have it checked the number that comes back wouldn't tell them much. ??
-I'm pretty sure that I have late ovulation. I have not mentioned it to my RE yet, because I've just noticed it these past two months. For example, this month, I got my +OPK on last Wednesday night and I had EWCM and ovulation pains through last night..so that's 5 days. Would that be considered late ovulation? I don't really chart...I tried it for a while, but it just stressed me out.
-We had one IUI back in September and it failed. We want to try again next month, but we are going on vacation, so it may have to wait until May or June, depending on the timing. But we are 100% OOP. Our last IUI (without drugs) was over $1,200. Don't get me wrong, I am going to pay whatever I have to have a child, but we wanted to save some money up for it so that's why it's been so long, plus DH is an accountant so we wanted to wait until the end of tax season. I guess my point is, if I'm going to spend that much I want to make sure everything is right with me, including my progesterone?!? Is that crazy thinking?
These are the things I bring up to DH every month when it doesn't work and of course he doesn't really know what to say. Thanks for any advice. Sorry this was so long!!