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2ww for us and our Surrogate

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HopeNovember2017 Thu 17-May-18 15:41:37

Hi Ladies,

Anyone else bitten all their nails down during 2ww? We are 3dpt5dt (my sister is being our host surrogate - shes amazing I know halo ) and im going through waves of optimism and despair! Shes much more laid back than me and Im finding it harder to distract myself even though Im not the one physically experiencing anything! sad Our beta is 25th May but atm I feel like its impossible to make it until then!!!!! Would love to hear some positive stories!!

My background:

Me: 27 with MRKH
DH: 54 (2 children from previous marriage)
Transferred a 5 day Blast

Wishing you all lots of luck!! smile xx

Bubblegum89 Thu 17-May-18 15:46:16

No advice but how lovely of your sister smile good luck, hope it’s good news!

Cakelaur Thu 17-May-18 19:14:05

Gosh I'm so excited for you! What a wonderful story! I have everything crossed for you and will be following along to hopefully see your bfp!! 🤞🏻

HopeNovember2017 Fri 18-May-18 07:37:41

Cakelaur and Bubblegum89 - thanks for your kind words grin

We think we may test at 6dpt5dt which will be Sunday - realistic that it may still be early but we will be at my sister's that day and will be nice for the 3 of us to do one HPT together! smile

MagicalCreatures Fri 18-May-18 12:41:04

I think that’s amazing. How brave of you all. I always considered being a surrogate myself and it still isn’t off the cards as long as I’ve had all the children I want by then.
It’s the most incredible gift you can ever give and your sister is inspirational. How lucky you are to have each other.
Good luck. Keeping everything crossed for you x x x

HopeNovember2017 Fri 18-May-18 13:25:43

Thank you MagicalCreatures smile. She really is - we were originally going to go with an agency because I would have never have asked her, it needed to be something she felt strongly enough about to come to me about it. When we went through our first cycle of IVF last year we retrieved 2 eggs from me which was pretty low considering my age. It was an emotional journey but we ended up with both little eggs making it to blasts! I think it was the excitement felt by us and our family that made her feel like she wanted to be part of our story smile. She has been amazing so far and we are all praying that we get a BFP on 25th!

Thats amazing that you would consider it! I know its not for everyone but being on the brutal side of infertility and knowing what it can mean for someone trying to have a baby, if I could then I would!

Thanks for your well wishes xx

MagicalCreatures Fri 18-May-18 22:02:41

What a wonderful story and experience for you.
I really hope I get the chance to give that gift one day.
More people need to see it that way. As giving the most precious gift.
Let us know how it goes. X x x x

HopeNovember2017 Sun 20-May-18 15:34:18

Just a little update - we did a test this morning and have a second faint line!!!! shock We dont want to get too excited but do think its a BFP!! Beta is on Friday so it is an early line! grin

Cakelaur Sun 20-May-18 17:04:15

OMG!!!! @HopeNovember2017 what wonderful news!! That's a mega strong line there!!! Massive congratulations. I'm so so so thrilled for you all!! Fingers crossed for an easy 9months. Do keep us posted about how it all goes!! Did they implant two embryos or just one?? Was just thinking you could have twins!!! Eek!!!

HopeNovember2017 Sun 20-May-18 18:57:28

Do you think its a strong one?! I mean, its deffo there, but I dont know what to compare it to! We will do another on Tuesday so as long as it gets darker ay! We just had the one embryo transferred smile

I'm still so shocked!!

Thank you so much, your words mean alot! smile xx

MagicalCreatures Sun 20-May-18 19:22:28

Yay!!! That’s fantastic.
That certainly is a great line. My first BFP was much fainter then that.
OMG OMG!!!!!
Congratulations x x x

KimRobs87 Sun 20-May-18 19:46:26

Amazing news! Congratulations xx

weasledee Sun 20-May-18 22:35:59

Congratulations, that's a great line! smile

Zeze247 Sun 20-May-18 22:40:06

Congratulations x

UnicornsandRainbows1 Sun 20-May-18 23:08:39

I've been silently following this. That's a beautiful line. Congratulations!

HopeNovember2017 Mon 21-May-18 10:06:30

Thank you so much everyone! My sister said she actually feels pregnant today too! Roll on Friday to make it 'official'!

Anyone else in their 2ww? Or has been through IVF/ICSI?

xx

KnitKitty Mon 21-May-18 18:09:38

Congratulations! What a lovely thread to read. smile All the best for the future. Hoping it's a happy, healthy and easy pregnancy.

HopeNovember2017 Thu 24-May-18 11:34:34

Just a little update - we did one more test before beta day tomorrow! What a nice line! Super excited! Thanks for everyone's messages smile

MagicalCreatures Thu 24-May-18 11:37:31

Eeeek!!! There’s no mistaking it now x

HopeNovember2017 Thu 24-May-18 11:41:11

I know MagicalCreatures!! This is actually happening! My sister has been great, a little tired but terribly excited for us! She cant wait to be an Auntie!! x

Justmuddlingalong Thu 24-May-18 11:42:22

Oh what a lovely thread. grin Congratulations on your BFP. Hoping the rest of your journey is a happy and smooth one. Lots of luck. 🍀

Cakelaur Thu 24-May-18 12:43:08

Just fantastic. I can't wait to hear about the birth of this little bub!! 🤞🏻

MagicalCreatures Thu 24-May-18 13:15:16

Ooooh yeh we want updates.
Wanna know everything. So chuffed for you x

SubtitlesOn Thu 24-May-18 13:28:30

CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU, DH & DSIS

smilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmile

HidCat Thu 24-May-18 13:28:42

Hope all goes well at your appointment! Congratulations!

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