Category Archives: Male Factor Infertility

Thank You and Farewell

On Friday last week I drove home from work listening to Pink Floyd on full blast in my car.  More than two decades ago I wrote a story using ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ as inspiration and hearing those lyrics … Continue reading

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Secondary Hypogonadism Success

I have to shout it from the rooftops because I am literally fighting back tears of joy and have repeating goose pimples from head to toe at the news I found in my Bloglovin feed this morning. My friend in … Continue reading

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Imagine if the Royal Baby were an Infertility Miracle Baby

Imagine if Wills and Kate had needed donor sperm to conceive?  What would that mean for the line of succession? It should make no difference.  But maybe I come at this from the perspective of someone who had to consider … Continue reading

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On Ice

Before Chris stopped the hormone injections last year, after we were in the second trimester with the precious Hope Babes, we put 13 straws of Chris’ sperm on ice.  They were our insurance policy, in case we wanted more babies. … Continue reading

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One Year On

This is a post I have been so excited to write.  I had actually started another post about first trimester pregnancy symptoms, but this is soooo much better and I am sure you can wait a couple of days to … Continue reading

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A Story of Hope for ICLW

We interrupt our usual programming to welcome anyone stumbling on my blog from ICLW. You have stumbled on this at the best ever time of our lives. We found out last Thursday (just 5 days ago) that our fourth IVF … Continue reading

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10 MILLION SWIMMERS

Egg retrieval was this morning which my amazing Dr S did.  They got 4 good eggs, not sure how many times I asked whether they were mature and he kept reassuring me all four are mature.  Most important of all … Continue reading

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