About Me: Female, 47, Lancaster, OH, member since Jul 2009
My name is Melissa, I am Married with 3 cats.
My DH and I got Married Late in life. I was 35. We didn't start trying to conceive until I was 37, and didn't seek fertil
[More]ity treatments until I was 41 1/2. Big mistake!
7/21/12- Our Babies have arrived!!! Delivered on 7/21/12, via C-Section. Baby A, a girl, Cameron Riley weighed 5lbs 14oz's, and Baby B, a boy, Drake Alan weighed 5lbs. 11 oz's. We are so in love with our little bundles of joy!
We have never gotten to due a fresh cycle of IVF
We had 18 eggs on our first retrieval with donor eggs. And after finding out we had a less then stellar RE, he froze them on day 2.
1st FET July 09, Positive!!! Miscarriage Aug '09
Hysteroscopy in Oct. '09 for Ashermans Syndrome
2nd FET Feb '10 bfn
3rd FET March '10 bfn
June '10 Started with New RE, Found out our donors eggs were retived to late and were pretty much non viable.
2nd Hysteroscopy on July 6th for Ashermans Syndrome
New RE thawed 7 remaining embryo's, and only 1 made it to transfer. Embryos weren't the greatest. Did last FET transfer in
4th FET Oct '10 negative. .
Had a 3rd surgery in L.A., CA
Jan '11 with Dr. Charles March expert surgeon for Ashermans Syndrome
March 2011- DH and I decided to do donor embryos!!!
3/21/11 HSG done-Clear, uterine cavity looks great!!!!
June 28 '11- Embryos arrived save and sound at Clinic! We are now the proud parents of 10 little snowbabies!!!
Aug 19th FET 2 blast embryos
Aug 30th- BFN
Nov FET 8 snow babies left-
Transer November 29th. 2 Beautiful Blasts.
12/9/11- BFP!!!! Our Christmas Miracle!!!! Thank You God!
12/19/11-u/s 2 yok sacs
12/27/11- u/s 2 babies and 2 heartbeats!
1/16/12- u/s babies growiiing right on schedule!
God has answered our prayers!!!
I took the twins to n amusement park (kings island) with the help of a girl that watches them sometimes. Thought we may be there 5-6 hrs...we arrived at 10:15am and left at 9:00pm! They had a blast!!!hopefully pics soon :)
You're in my thoughts all the time, but especially today. Hope all ls well, and your enjoying your summer, havent talked lately so just wanted to stop by and say hi. 27 days left for me til my C section getting excited, nervous :)
I have spoken to a couple of RE's on the prednisone question and both seem to think that the difference between 10mg and 20mg would make little to no difference. Opinion is that if it were a higher dose, say 100mg then the difference would be noticeable. Generally Prednisone needs a kick to get started, hence the higher does, and then dropping it slightly causes your own body to compensate for the drop. I'm researching like crazy, keeps the sadness at bay x
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