A Brief History of our TTC journey
September '06~ Meet Mr G, who tells me he has Klinefelter's (KFS) and will never be a father. Ever the eternal optimist, "never say never" say I.
Early '07~ Realise that this thing is for real, and start to look into MFI related to KFS. I am reassured by vague, sci-fi like stories of ICSI, and the Dr Google consensus that 'it's not impossible'. We try.
Nov '07~ Visit to the Endo for routine KFS checkup, obtain a referral to FS.
Dec '07~ Mr G proposes, and life goes all-wedding, all-time. We keep trying.
Late '08~ When it becomes obvious that it's not 'just going to happen', we make our first FS appointment, where it becomes clear that we will need help. Azoospermia, and a side order of suspected PCOS.
April' 09~ Our wedding
July/Aug '09 ~ IUI + injectables + donor sperm. AF arrives before beta.
September '09~ Book in for IVF
Oct '09 ~ Waiting, waiting, waiting... AF is almost a fortnight late
Nov/Dec '09 ~ IVF + ICSI + Donor Sperm. Stim for ages, poor response, threatened with cancellation. 2 eggs retrieved, 1 fertilised. 2 day, 4 cell, Grade B transfer. Faint Positive, Low first beta. Wait for appropriate HCG doubling. Levels are great, then that night the unthinkable happens.
Friday, 11th of December~ Our precious miracle is leaving.
2010 - 2011. We take time to recover - mentally, financially, physically.
Jan 2012 - back to the FS to get ready to start again - Long Down Reg with Pill is booked for next cycle.
Feb 2012 - Start cycle
Mar 2012 - 8 eggs, 7 Mature, 6 Fertilise, 3 make it to 5 day blast. Transfer 1, freeze 2.
At 5dp5dt the faintest hint of a line shows up.
19/3/12 10dp5dt Beta #1 121 (4w1d)
23/3/12 13dp5dt Beta #2 542 (4w5d)
27/3/12 17dp5dt Beta #3 3356 (5w1d)
03/4/12 22dp5dt Beta #4 25490 (6w1d)
12/4/12, our first scan shows a perfect little fuzzy blob measuring 7w2d with a HB of 150 (7w3d)
And so we wait...