Category Archives: doctor

My Ten Commandments of Donor Insemination

Lately I get a lot of questions about how Eden was conceived – a lot of the time from ladies and couples who are trying to conceive in the same way. As a couple¬†who tried for twenty four months with … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, artificial insemination, doctor, donor, donor sperm, donors, insemination, legal advice, natural insemination, opk, ovulation, Sperm donor, sperm donors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

One Year On…

It’s been a year today since what was probably the worst day of mine and Amy’s lives so far.

Posted in 2015, baby, difficulty, doctor, donor, donor sperm, first trimester, future, hospital, infertility, lesbian, lesbians, lgbt, London, Miscarriage, pregnancy, pregnant, Scan, Squishy, stigma, stress, support, survival, trying to conceive | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Finally a Plan!

This morning was my long awaited doctor appointment. This Dr is another with a special interest in fertility, so I was hopeful that I would be able to leave with at LEAST a plan.

Posted in 2015, Clomid, doctor | Tagged , , , , | 13 Comments

Cd11 – Dr visit and ZOINKS!

This morning was my visit to the Dr. I came prepared having printed off the clinical guidelines for infertility referral and I came straight out and asked him to refer me to the hospital for tests.

Posted in 2015, doctor, Donations, donor, donor sperm, donors, dr, fertility, infertility, let down, opk, PCOS, positive | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Paging Dr “Duh”!

This evening I had an appointment with the “fertility specialist” at my GP surgery. You’ll see the reason for the quote marks around fertility specialist as the post goes on… You may remember that after we lost Squishy in July … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, 2ww, clinics, Clomid, cycle days, doctor, dr, Education, fertility, infertility | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

I’m VERY Bad At Waiting

Four days post ovulation over here. Yup. Just four days! This two week wait seems to be dragging like a biiiiitch. I think it’s because I ovulated early and therefore know we are in with a good chance this cycle. … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, 2ww, Clomid, cycle days, doctor, health, infertility, nausea, opk, symptom, symptom spotting, symptoms, ttc, two week wait | Tagged | 15 Comments

National Fertility Awareness Week 2014 – Our Story

This week is National Fertility Awareness Week. As someone who has dealt with infertility (as many have), I think it is so important that people think about and understand infertility a little bit. Understand how upsetting it can be. Stop … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Anxiety, babies, baby, bfn, bfp, child, couple, cycle days, depression, difficulty, doctor, Dogs, Donations, donor, donor sperm, dr, fail, family, fear, fertility, fertility friend, gay, healthy, infertility, insemination, lesbian, lesbians, let down, lgbt, London, loss, Miscarriage, missed cycles, mothers, mum, mummies, mummy, natural insemination, opk, ovaries, parenting, parents, partner, PCOS, periods, pregnancy, pregnant, relationship, Scan, sperm, Sperm donor, Squishy, stress, Superhero Donor, support, symptom, symptom spotting, symptoms, ttc, two week wait, women | Tagged , | 4 Comments