About Me: Female, 49, 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!!!
7/21/12- Our Babies have arrived!!!
**********11/7/14, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I will undergo a double mastectomy with reconstruction on 12/15/14.
So thankful it was caught early, and I will be around to see my twins grow up.
On 3-9-15, I had my exchange surgery to swap out my expanders for permanent implants.
On 9-15-2015 I had surgery for fat graphing and nipple reconstruction.
11-2015 results from genetic testing came back. It was negative, meaning my cancer was not hereditary. No more surgeries needed.
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Type her screen name in, and search. Itnwill probably take you to a forum she has been on, then just find her screen name and click on it. Itnwill take her to her page :)"
"There is a person on here that has a little boy trough ivf and is on methadone. She is actually started another round of ivf for a sibling. Her screen name is renae176. You can type it in the search bar above to find her.
No tomorrow i see my RE and i trigger tomorrow night. Retrieval is Thurs Well my RE said on Sunday that hes 99% sure my retrieval will be Thurs. hes doing the u/s himself tomorrow. On Sunday i had 20 follicles but he said only about 12 will be mature. Really excited. I dont know if we are freezing all this cycle. Il find out on retrieval day. Thanks for the note
Thank you for everything! I talked to my RE yesterday he said cause everything is back to normal( ovaries blood work lining) that i could continue this cycle. So i started Stims yesterday. I had 26 antral follicles
Thanks I started spotting yesterday so today is CD 1. So tomorrow im going to Toronto. To see the Re he wants to measure my ovaries and check all my blood work before he gives me the Ok only cause this is 2 cycles back to back of high stims. What do u think of doing IVF back to back? My Re originally wanted me to wait a cycle between but cause Derek cant get more time off work i asked him if we could do it this cycle.
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