The aftermath of the second (fertility) opinion

Last week, our third IUI sadly failed. As mentioned previously, E felt like she might want to try more IUI cycles, whereas due to the low success rate, I felt that IVF was a better option, but I felt it wasn't my place to tell her to GO IVF as it was her not me … Continue reading The aftermath of the second (fertility) opinion

The next phase of our fertility journey

Sadly our final free IUI cycle failed. E seemed quite upset when her period arrived 2 days later. I was upset too. One year ago it was an entirely different situation- we were in the post op recovery phase of a myomectomy for a large fibroid, but specifically we had started a 5 week epic … Continue reading The next phase of our fertility journey


Day 2 of 2WW. We've been trying to do things on the weekend- making most of the good weather. E has been complaining of intermittent cramps a few hours after the progesterone pessary is inserted. Unfortunately the nurses never mentioned any side effects and the doctors medicines bible- the BNF (British National Formulary) does not … Continue reading Distractions