IVF Cancelled

My IVF cycle was cancelled on Wednesday afternoon. The specialist called me the following Tuesday for a review (he was away in Sydney). He confirmed that my body had not responded to the drugs and that IVF would not be suitable to try again. The remaining option he suggested was to try with donor eggs, but Radha and I had already decided before this that we didn’t want to go down that route.

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Beating a Dead Horse

Today I am wondering what’s the point in my reattempt to have a child, this time through IVF.  I am waiting in the car, between my pre 9 am blood test and 10:15 scan. This will be my third one. On my first and second scans only 6 follicles were visible. Let alone the low number they are small, not growing like you’d hope. I am on 450ml of the follicle stimulating hormone, Puregon, the maximum amount tested by the manufacturers.

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