more reality here (de twins, multiple failure ment)August 5 2012 at 3:24 PM
|Catmama (no login)|
Response to 37 yo FSH 15 - any point in trying?
I have been on these boards since 2007, and I always appreciated the honest guidance I received from others in the trenches. The support was great, but the reality was even better because it helped find success albeit differently than I expected.
My FSH was 20 at age 31. No reasons given. Told to pursue DE.
Instead, I chose to be idealistic, believing that my age was on my side. "This couldn't be happening to me," I thought. But 3 years, 3 IUIs, 6 OE IVFs, 1 ectopic, and 37 lost embryos later... I finally got off the very expensive, painful insanity train and considered DE (even more expensive, but at least far more likely to de
Might you beat the odds? Perhaps. You should try (I needed to, yet now I am left with enormous debt with nothing to show for those cycles) and decide how much you want to endure. But you have gotten sound advice from others here: it's about deciding how much time, money, and heartache you can afford to lose. In the end, I found my twin daughters through DE and #3 is coming in early 2013. Not the ending I expected, but better than the alternative.
Sorry if this post seems negative; it's just my reality. And I wish I
had listened when women here tried to counsel me five years ago.
May you beat the odds!
- I agree (de/child ment) - Myturnnow on Aug 8, 6:18 PM