The dreaded injections!

So after 3 weeks of nasal sprays, on February 5th, I had an internal scan (you’ll have MANY of these if you are/will ever go through IVF) to check that my ovaries were, how they would describe “nice and quiet” meaning they were not producing any eggs. The fertility specialist was happy that my ovariesContinue reading “The dreaded injections!”

Treatment begins with nasal sprays…

On January 16th 2019, we started treatment! So I started on a nasal spray called Buserelin, which was to switch off my ovaries and stop them from producing any eggs. I had to have 2 sniffs 4 times a day for 3 weeks, which was actually quite hard to keep up with at first. 4Continue reading “Treatment begins with nasal sprays…”

From referral to starting treatment

In July 2018, we had our first consultation with a fertility specialist to discuss our fertility issues and a treatment plan. However, we had both quit smoking and were using an e-cig to help kick the habit (I would have really struggled without that e-cig!). We were honest about using an e-cig with our fertilityContinue reading “From referral to starting treatment”

A bit about me and why I am going through IVF

So, first off I will start by saying this is my first attempt at creating a blog! So i’m a bit all over the place at the moment because i don’t really know what i’m doing, and definitely winging it! So apologies if it all looks a bit messy! My name is Steph, i’m 23Continue reading “A bit about me and why I am going through IVF”