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Im a single 40 year old about to try IVF. Is there anyone else that has gone through this ?
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Hi there!  I'm 39 and 12 weeks pregnant :) We have been TTC for 2 and a half years and finally decided on IVF.  It was a 3-day transfer
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Oooops hit POST too early.  We tranferred 2 embryos, one little one made it!  We are doing final testing the 6th of November (lots of tests to choose from when you're 35+ and will find out gender them too!  Any questions let me know!  All the best to you.
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I'm 6 mo pregnant with a singleton after IVF. I had a 1st trimester miscarriage in January from a prior transfer. We tried immediately again with another round of IVF and got pregnant with twins.  One was ectopic unfortunately. The other baby is doing just fine.
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Thanks for your comments and I hope all continues to go well for you both. I'm scared and excited all at the same time.  
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I had IVF 3 years ago.  After 6 tries and 4 miscarriages (one ectopic) I had almost given up.
The clinic were overwhelmed with the "quality of my blastocysts" and I was losing faith.
Then I tried having a hysteroscopy and scrape before a cycle in March.  I remember saying to my fertility doc "well it's got to happen sometime" during transfer... I didn't believe we'd get past early pregnancy then here I am blessed at 35 weeks :-)
Lots of my friends got pregnant really easily (younger or luckier with IVF) and I had to try to feel plain happy for them.  Which was painful but not that hard as I wanted people to be happy.
My advice is be prepared for a long journey. It may be frustrating on the way so have a few close supportive friends and family around you can confide in.
I wish you every bit of luck as I think it is dead special when a mother really wants her child and somehow very precious to have suffered on the journey.
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I'm 40 , did 2 cycles IVF and am now 15 weeks along, good luck!
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Good luck! I'm 41 and just went through my 1st IVF cycle. Never been pregnant. ..although tests showed my husband and I are normal. I'm a nurse so I wasn't too stressed about injections/procedures etc. No insurance coverage for IVF was the biggest stressor, although I had money set aside but for one cycle only.  I had 10 eggs, 7 fertilized,  5 survived,  & one genetically normal.  Our FET was 10/23. I've been having mild cramping,  hot flashes, breast tenderness.  Our pregnancy test is November 6th.  It has been a good experience overall.  Just the anxiety because I've wanted to be a Mom for so long. Hang in there. Relax as much as possible.
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Good luck sweetie
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  Im certianly keeping hopeful and relaxed I have also wanted to be a mum for a very long time now as well. I wish eveyone the very best.
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  Im certianly keeping hopeful and relaxed I have also wanted to be a mum for a very long time now as well. I wish eveyone the very best.
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