In true UhOh style, baby arrived a month early. I nearly gave birth 600 miles from home. Read our happy story here. Continue reading Birth story – better late than never!
I spent three years deciding whether or not to become a Mother on my own. During that time I worried a lot about how I would tell people that I had gotten knocked up by a sperm donor. The words … Continue reading How to announce you’re pregnant via a sperm donor.
While every protocol for IVF is different there are some steps that are pretty much the same for everyone. If you’re just starting out here’s what you can expect; Initial consult with RE to discuss protocol Wait for start of period. You may already be taking estrogen/birth control pill. Vaginal Ultrasound to assess baseline Start injections Another Vaginal Ultrasound to see how you’re doing and to tweak meds if necessary More injections Another Ultrasound, maybe add in another shot to stop you ovulating. More injections until they finally tell you to do trigger shot. 36 hours after trigger shot you … Continue reading A Guide to Understanding IVF