A fertility journey 1/5 – Is this my year?

Sammy-Jo Pipe used Instagram to record her fertility journey and has kindly agreed to share the roller-coaster ride with us in five instalments during Fertility Week 2018.

Hover over/click the images to read Sammy-Jo’s comments.

22 November 2016

So not going the normal I.V.F root and going short protocol due to my “wealthy ovaries” I’m absolutely gobsmacked, really have blamed myself and my body for so long. Can’t wait to get my period for once so it can all begin #ivf #shortprotocol #shortprotocolivf #infertilityjourney #infertility

 

8 December 2016

Sitting here this morning contemplating what the new year will hold and hoping this will be my last Christmas without you. #ivf #infertility #christmas #nextyear #waitingforbabypipe

 

 

22 December 2016

Tomorrow is the first of a string of appointments in the next 6-7 weeks. Here we go!! #ivf #baby #babymaking #babypipe #thinkpositive

 

 

 

2 January 2017

Bought your first little outfit today #hopeful #keepingpositive #peterrabbit #babygrow #ivfshopping

 

 

 

3 February 2017

Feeling relieved beyond belief. Thank you God and thank you body. Follicles are growing nicely now. 36 follicles in total and 6-8 mature. Just got to get the others catching up. They have upped my gonal f again to 175. Aiming for collection on Wednesday all being well at my next scan on Monday. Feeling so thankful. #ivf #sohappy #relieved #keepcalm #ivfproblems

6 February 2017

Please god let this be my last one. Hopefully can trigger tonight. I’m in so much pain and discomfort. Scan at 10:15 to check follicles. Don’t think I can tolerate much more. #stims #eggretrieval #gonalf #cetrotide #lastonehopefully #ivf #ivfproblems #noteasy #ivfinjections

 

13 February 2017

We love you so much our precious pearl. Transferred a 4bb blastocyst this morning. Feeling quite numb. Think it’s going to take a while to sink in. What an amazing experience. Our precious pearly pipe. #ivf #ivfsuccess #embaby #blastocyst #embryo #pearl #preciouspearl

 

22 February 2017

Completely broken. I don’t even need to test on my official test day tomorrow as my body has already given us our answer. This is so hard. #ivf #bfn #ivffailure #ttccommunity #ttc #hard #heartbroken

 

 

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