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Couldn't believe it!

I've been actively trying to conceive since September 2013. I have PCOS and I started with clomid and timed intercourse. Then I did clomid and IUI's. Finally I tried Femara and IUI and of the five IUI's I had, this last one was the worst. I did lose 40 lbs in 7 months which helped with a number of things. Things that went wrong during my last IUI: 1. Positive OPK a day early. I ovulated early so we could only see the collapsing follicles on u/s. No idea on size or how many I made. 2. The u/s was painful because they had a hard time seeing my left ovary and were really pushing around in there. 2. After wash, I stripped down and prepped for insemination. Results of sperm wash given to me at that time I was on the table. DH sperm results were the worst with only 20% of the 6 million sperm post-wash being designated "A" quality. Last cycle we had 340 million. I was crying on the table and asking if I should even bother. Nurses told me I might as well. Cried through the procedure from frustration. I told the nurses how tired I was. 3. Then I was very sensitive and they had a hard time inserting the speculum and had to use the largest one. Felt everything. I left that day thinking, "Eff, this!" I just knew I WASNT getting pregnant after that debacle. I traveled, consumed alcohol, ate cake and braced myself for the next cycle. Then 15 DPO my breasts got tender and I thought, "Here we go, AF is coming..." Then 16 DPO my nips were super sensitive. I thought, "It can't be." Had a glass of Prosecco and some oysters for lunch and didn't think of it again. That night I was feeling more tender and so I was decided to test and get it out of the way. I swear when I saw a faint line indicating BFP, I called my husband over and asked him if he saw what I saw. Had a Beta the next day and confirmed BFP. Neither of us could explain it or believed it! I am now 21 DPO and my HCG numbers are doubling properly (16 DPO: 358; 18DPO:684; 20 DPO: 1081). I have to say even now it is hard for me to feel like something bad isn't going to happen. How could such a mess turn out right? I am staying optimistic and living for today. I'm hoping for a sticky baby. I have my first u/s on June 15, 2015 at 6w3d and hope all is well. Pregnancy after infertility can be hard because it feels like a live birth is the true success. Stay strong and hope for the best. This is my first and I hope it all works out - wish me well. In the meantime, good luck to you all!

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Congratulations!

Thank you FurbabyMomma!

Your story gives me hope...thanks for sharing it! H&H 9 months!

wow, goes to show It only takes one. Well done on the weight loss also. H&H 9 months to you :)

Your story is exactly what I needed to read today after undergoing my own disastrous weekend of disappointing ultrasounds and a very painful IUI. I broke down crying on the table, too. I'm going to keep you in mind during my TWW. And sticky dust to you!

Happy to have shared, C-Dub! Thank you, WalkinthePark! Wishing you all the best. I'll keep my fingers crossed for you, Demeter!

My name is Maureen and am married for 15years without conceiving or get pregnant until the issue resolved to problem in my home, i was really worried and bothered because i don't want to loose my husband to another woman. i have went to hospital, the doctor told me that i cant get pregnant again i thought have lost my husband already and i have lost hope and faith until one day that a very good friend of my introduce me to DR Osas of the greet drosassolutioncenter of black power i contacted him through his email drosassolutioncenter@yahoo.com.com until when i give DR Osasr a try which make me to be happy today. now have giving birth to twins a boy and a girl. and my husband now love me more than before. so that's while i will have to share the good work of DR Osas, i pray that my God will reward you for me for bringing smile to my face once again. if you are in need of any help contact him drosassolutioncenter@yahoo.com or you can reach him via his number +2349035428122

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