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Last stop on the 2IF train

So I just made an appointment with a licensed acupuncturist and TCM practioner.  I have been researching this since the day my ET was cancelled and found one that I really connected with.  I made an appointment for my 1st consult on Thursday and I am so scared.  I am working on changing my diet and am fully commited to whatever I need to do.  Am I crazy for thinking that this could really work?  I really don't ever want to go back to an RE again.  Thanks for letting me be a PW today!
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Re: Last stop on the 2IF train

  • I think this is a great choice!  I have been doing it for about 3 months now and I am happy with it so far.  It's not a quick fix, so it's hard to be patient, but I do think it's going to work soon.  I just wish it weren't so expensive.  

     Good luck and let us know how the consult goes. 

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  • No, I remember reading somewhere, maybe on here...never give up on something you think about everyday....Good luck and I hope this is all you need for a sticky baby :)
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  • Sounds exciting! Can't wait to hear all about it!
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  • Yes! That is great news! You are def not crazy to think that it could work. Like Twizzle said, it is not a quick fix, though. My accupuncturist said that it takes up to 9 months to get pregnant when you start. I feel so much better since starting. I think the biggest change has been my mood. I used to be so quick to get angry or cry and now I am able to let most things roll of my back. I feel great! I hope you love it. Can't wait to read your updates.
    Conceived DD after 15 cycles--- TTC #2 since 11/10---Me- Poor egg quality and supply---DH- Poor count and motility---2 rounds 75IU Follistim/IUI-BFN---5/12 150IU Follistim/IUI-Over-produced! Converted to IVF! 0 fertilized:( Rescue ICSI performed. 2 embryos transfered-BFN

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  • Whoo!!!  I'm so happy about this for you.  This should also go nicely with the energy work you've been doing.  Fingers crossed...

     

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  • Hang in there! Like the PPs said, results will not be immediate at all, but in conjunction with all else you have been doing, I feel really optimistic that you can make some amazing changes and get your "when" Little Mac!
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  • You have made a great choice for sure! I feel so much more relaxed since I started Acupuncture.  I have made small diet changes and I think that they have made a difference as well.  Keep us posted.  We are here to be your cheerleader!! 
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  • I think there's a lot of research to support it's use!  I have recently found an acupuncturist I really like.  I have been reading that book by Randine Lewis, which seems to be really well done, and explains how TCM may work.

    The reproductive endocrinologists believe in it!  My RE suggested I try it.  

    Personally I also find it very relaxing and refreshing - that has to be a good thing. 

    TTC #1 12/2009
    BFP #1 1/2010, M/C 6 weeks
    BFP #2 6/2010, DD lost to congenital heart disease, we are heartbroken.

    TTC #2 4/2011, diagnosed MTHFR, FVL
    Four natural cycles BFN; Clomid IUI BFN; Follistim IUI BFN;
    1/2012 IVF #1 BFN
    4/2012 FET BFP #3
    5/2012 7w1d u/s: anembryonic demise; M/C @ 8w.
    6/2012 found Stage II/III endo on laparoscopy, removed w/ laser.
    8/2012 IVF #2 epic fail: no viable embryos.

    Vacation, break, second opinions, on to new RE.
    1/2013 Surprise chemical pregnancy BFP #4 (break cycle), IVF #3 postponed.
    2/2013 TI w/ hormonal support, prednisone, aspirin, Lovenox, acupuncture gave us a miracle BFP #5!
    Heartbeat on U/S at 6w1d! Baby,please stay!!
    Our miracle baby boy arrived 10/2013!  We are so in love!!

    10/2014 Surprise BFP #6
    Our second daughter arrived in May 2015!  We are so grateful!  

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