Back to plan A

I'd like to introduce a gorgeous friend of mine to you: Jo Bambagiotti. I was introduced to Jo last year and was blown away by her...

Minus One, Plus Two!

Do you ever reflect on those moments in your life that were just pure joy? Most of us have a few that are truly incredible, and today...

A little South African stowaway

It's been a week since we landed from Cape Town, after an incredibly magical trip! I decided to do a pregnancy test that night (Monday)...

Two baby buns in the oven!

Well, not quite. Yesterday we had our transfer and it was amazing! Especially because I'd been so nervous about the low volume of eggs...

Nothing is certain in this journey

The last five days have been 80% incredible and 20% tumultuous. What I've decided, is that I have to surrender to the outcome. Whatever...

Synching cycles - here we go!

I often catch myself thinking that it's SO WEIRD that I'm currently in cycle-synch with a 21 year old South African girl who I have never...

Filling the void

I saw a psychic on the weekend with my sister-in-law. We'd been speaking about how we both felt like we were at really transitional...

Is it exploitation? Hmmmm.

Yesterday I came across a video called Maggie's Story - a short documentary that's part of the series named Eggsploitation. The name may...

Letting the dust settle

Well, it's been a week since we had the news about our embryo not being suitable for transfer. It hasn't been the best week. It started...

So sad

Unfortunately our little one didn't get to where he needed to be so our embryo transfer was cancelled. The last time I was in this...

Not a very patient patient

Today is day 4 post egg collection. This period is all about the development of the embryo. We received a call yesterday (day 3) from the...

Praying for a fighter

Anyone who has been through IVF will know that while each stage is difficult, waiting to see how your embryo's develop is one of the...

Egg collection day

Today was a big day and I was pretty excited to get these little eggies out! I had to be nil by mouth for the general anaesthetic which...

Trigger warning.

Ok, this is happening. I had my scan this morning and it was pretty depressing. They could only see two follicles of the right size. I...

Just be positive.

For me, 'positive' is a really loaded word when you're trying to have a baby. It stems from the 'BFP' - the Big Fat Positive - the...

Six. A magical number?

I had my first scan of this cycle today. This is where they check the lining of the uterus and count and measure the follicles. The...

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