Category Archives: Donations

My Fertility Specialist Magazine and Our Fertility Story

I was asked to contribute an article for the free, online My Fertility Specialist magazine, and I’m delighted to let you know that you can now read my article as the latest issue is now available. If you don’t know … Continue reading

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Getting That Big Fat Positive After Loss

(After our announcement, I wanted to share some posts that I wrote before we announced. So, the next few posts will be from my “drafts” folder)

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It’s Not Just A Sperm

I’ve been spending some time on various Facebook groups at the moment, many of which are for ladies who are trying to conceive with a sperm donor. I’m also a member of a few groups that are for both donors … Continue reading

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Superhero Donor’s Point Of View – Should Donors Vet Their Recipients?

It’s been a while, but here is another entry by our fabulous Superhero Donor. Enjoy!  (Anything in brackets and italics are snippets of my input) —– Should a donor vet potential recipients?  As a donor, you have as much responsibility … Continue reading

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Two Week Wait Number 24 – 7dpo

Here we are again. Seven days post ovulation in the dreaded two week wait. I haven’t been posting much, so my apologies for that. We have been without internet in the new house for little under two weeks now, which … Continue reading

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6dpo

The two week wait, is seems, is the best way to slow things down! The best way to make time feel like it is dragging like a big bitch! So, here we are. Six days post my earliest ovulation ever.

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Cd11 – Dr visit and ZOINKS!

This morning was my visit to the Dr. I came prepared having printed off the clinical guidelines for infertility referral and I came straight out and asked him to refer me to the hospital for tests.

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