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youngdollhopes37 Wed 11-Jan-17 19:16:49

My husband and I have our first appointment tomorrow at the egg donation clinic. we've been told that our best chance will probably be embryo donation. At 36 I knew I might have some problems but now scared at the thought of maybe having to wait a long time for a donor. The pack they sent out has loads of information but all too much to take in & think of questions for tomorrow. Any advice or success stories from people in similar situations would be very much appreciated xx

MrsH14 Wed 11-Jan-17 22:01:26

I have no experience other than looking to do a donor cycles a few months time. Good luck tomorrow x

youngdollhopes37 Wed 11-Jan-17 23:29:17

Thank you MrsH14. Good luck with your donor cycle x

Chattycat78 Thu 12-Jan-17 08:34:42

Hi- sorry to be nosey but just wondered why they've said you can't use your own eggs? Sorry if I've missed a previous thread about it.

youngdollhopes37 Thu 12-Jan-17 22:47:37

Chattycat test results came back with not really the ones we expected and with only having one chance our specialist said best option would be by donor. Had a few appointments to get tested etc from the start of June might've been talking to you then on previous threads about my results. Appointment went really well today everything at moment seems positive just have to wait a short period of time before advertising.

Blondeshavemorefun Fri 13-Jan-17 08:09:54

Many clinics abroad have donors ready

Also a lot cheaper abroad and confidential

In uk yourchild can find her donor at 18

Abroad no details and confidential - won't even go on your medical notes

Prague (think gest) and serum in Athens are often mentioned for de

youngdollhopes37 Fri 13-Jan-17 18:56:51

Thank you blondeshavemorefun our consultant had told us about the option of going abroad but he'd said about Spain. Think I wanted to use our free chance first. Hopefully we'll be one of the lucky ones but you never know. X

Blondeshavemorefun Fri 13-Jan-17 20:41:52

Ah nhs. Sadly I'm so used to paying /private as lost NHS as df has kids

Def uk then and hope for a successful cycle

youngdollhopes37 Fri 13-Jan-17 21:08:44

Thanks blondeshavemorefun. Sometimes the nhs and reasons aren't fair. X hope any of the treatments you are going through will be successful too x

MrsMontgomerySmythe Fri 13-Jan-17 21:10:57

I have a cousin who used serum in Athens. She recently had a lovely baby boy.

Blondeshavemorefun Fri 13-Jan-17 21:24:48

Thank you. Yes after 10yrs ttc , 4 failed private the 5th hit the jackpot and currently 29w preg - tho with own eggs. I may be old at 43 but always got told have fab eggs lol

I wish you luck as well

youngdollhopes37 Sat 14-Jan-17 01:08:51

It's nice to hear success stories it might be just what I need to hear to get me through it 😟

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