Category Archives: ttc

Superhero Donor’s Point Of View – Should Donors Vet Their Recipients?

It’s been a while, but here is another entry by our fabulous Superhero Donor. Enjoy!  (Anything in brackets and italics are snippets of my input) —– Should a donor vet potential recipients?  As a donor, you have as much responsibility … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, bfn, bfp, child, donation, Donations, donor, donor sperm, donors, infertility, Infertility, insemination, lesbian, lesbians, mother, mothers, opk, relationship, Sperm donor, Superhero Donor, trying to conceive, ttc | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

First Clomid Two Week Wait – 1dpo

Today is one day post ovulation. Ovulation day was yesterday, as signalled by some absolutely monster cramps that thankfully all went away by yesterday afternoon. With inseminations three days before and one day before ovulation we have done all that … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, 2ww, donor, donor sperm, home, infertility, Infertility, insemination, opk, ovulation, sperm, Sperm donor, Superhero Donor, trying to conceive, ttc, two week wait | Tagged | 8 Comments

8DPO – Christmas and Going Insane

Merry Christmas to all my lovely readers and fellow bloggers! I hope today sees you filled with food and spending time with family. We had a quiet Christmas Day yesterday. Just Amy, me and the dogs. We didn’t have gifts … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, 2ww, artificial insemination, babies, baby, bfn, bfp, cervical mucus, cervix, charting, charts, clinics, Clomid, cramps, cycle days, Dogs, donor, donor sperm, donors, fertility, infertility, insemination, luteal phase, nausea, NHS, opk, PCOS, symptom, symptom spotting, symptoms, ttc, two week wait | Tagged , , | 10 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

Just As We Were About To Give Up…

Isn’t it always the way? On Friday I was just about ready to give up opk’ing for the month. I had a good root around in the house and managed to find a grand total of eight OPKs. I figured … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, 2ww, artificial insemination, baby, cycle days, Donations, donor, donor sperm, insemination, lesbian, lesbians, London, loss, Miscarriage, missed cycles, opk, positive, positive test, sperm, Sperm donor, Squishy, Superhero Donor, trying to concieve, ttc, two week wait | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Superhero Donor’s Point of View – Donation

Another guest entry from our fantastic donor. Please feel free to leave a. Comment if you enjoy these posts – I personally am finding them really interesting! ——- It may surprise you, but donors select their receipients. I started off … Continue reading

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