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Trying To Conceive Success Stories - Page 5

Trying To Conceive Success Stories - Page 5

A large collection of trying to conceive success stories and two week wait symptoms submitted by our visitors. A great way to pass the time during your two week wait! When you get your positive pregnancy test, please submit your story and two week wait symptoms for others to enjoy! Best of luck on your trying to conceive journey!

Very happy :)

Posted by MegPeg2447
This collection of stories has been such a source of hope and so fun to read! I made it through about page 80, then we got our BFP and I knew I had to post our story.

We have been TTC since April, but not really hard. The first couple months I was figuring out my cycle and OPKs and then DH was out of town during the "prime time" for two months, then two cycles later we conceived.

We used PreSeed, I really think it was a humongous help. I would put it in privately using the applicator right at my cervix roughly 15 minutes before BD. I don't know if DH even knows I used it :)

I had a positive OPK on Wednesday and BD the Sunday prior, Weds. and Thurs. All details count, so here goes: DH finished from behind twice and missionary once. I laid on my back and front after for roughly 10 minutes each side. I do get UTI if I don't pee after intercourse so I used the restroom shortly thereafter.

I was convinced my short LP of 10-11 days was going to be a problem with conceiving, or that I lost all sperm when peeing, and a million other negative thoughts. Not true obviously! The internet can be awesome but also terrible for giving you things to stew on, leading to fear.

A week after O (the following Thurs) I was unusually dizzy at my workout. Same for the following two days when I got a little hungry. Sunday tested with a very slight, barely noticeable line. Took an OPK for S&G's and it came back boldly positive. This was what really piqued my interest.

Went to work Monday, day AF was due at 11 DPO, got FRER and Clear blue digitalis at lunch and both we're positive. Told husband as our 2nd year anniversary present (we've been together almost nine :)) only real symptoms have been sore boobs under armpits and small cramps and occasional dizzyness. And I want lots of ice cream.

I was really hoping for this BFP on/for our anniversary and wrote a note to myself with my "ideal cycle" where I put 9/9 as the BFP day. I kept it in my purse all week. I don't know if it helped but maybe! The only heartbreaking part about this all is not being able to tell my mom, my best friend, cry and share joy with her as she passed away 9 months ago. I just have to hope she helped and knows, and is my guardian angel.

Best of luck to everyone!

Added: Sept. 15, 2014

Success after a long age gap

Posted by moomin mama
Having older children we decided we'd like another, 10 year age gap from our youngest and in our mid 30s were thinking this could take a while.. After being on the pill for a number of years I came off in April and my periods pretty much reverted back to normal every 28 days. Last month we got our hopes up as 28 days came and went, thought I had every early pregnancy symptom around but every test was negative until day 35 when af showed her ugly face!!! This month we weren't expecting much, not trying, as it was holiday time we left the ovulation sticks at home and thought we would be out of the game this month. After a few days of tiredness, cramps, unusual CM and tension headaches we decided to test the day before af, this showed a very very faint line that I put down to an evaporation line, then after af should have been here we tested again, this appeared as faint positive in the morning but was unsure if this was an evaporation line again or a cheap ebay test, tried again a different cheap ebay test in the afternoon and again faint positive... so this morning went for the Boots digital and 'Pregnant' so pleased but now it doesn't seem real, apart from some CM this morning nothing else hurts,nothing feels odd, headaches have gone, boobs are normal and i'm feeling bouncy, whilst hubby is just walking round with a huge grin....

Added: Sept. 9, 2014

Answered prayer

Posted by kca_pie
I'm afraid to believe. But I see two lines. I've been seeing them since yesterday. I can't believe it. God heard my prayer.

My last baby died just 8 hours after birith. She was 6 days over due. It was a spontaneous vaginal delivery. We don't know exactly why she died. But I visit her grave every Sunday. And I miss her excruciatingly.

For the last 7 months I have been pleading with God to send me another child to love since it will likely be a very very long time before I get to hold my little daughter again. I'm 38. I already have 4 living children. I wasn't sure if God would let me do it again. He gave me five, but sent one home much too soon. But he had mercy for my aching heart. He gave me time to heal my body, mind and spirit. I dont' think I'll every 100% be healed from watching my baby die in my arms utnil she is back in my arms again ALIVE. But I've done a good deal of healing.
And in His own time, (NOT MINE!!), another babe is on the way. He/She will be born just a month before I turn 39. I told God I really wanted to have this baby before I turn 39 just because I'm proud and selfish. But he let me have that little wish.
I can't wait. I'm so sublimely happy. I feel such peace. A peace I have not felt for more than 7 months.
Now, I do believe that you have to act like it all depends on you, and then pray like it all depends on God, so I did EVERYTHING in my own power to make this baby come!! My list of tricks and tips would impress you!! But I know it wasn't me. This is a blessing. A pure blessing. I am so incredibly blessed. I am a mother of SIX!
Now, I just have to pray this baby home from the hospitial in good health.

Added: Sept. 7, 2014

13 months of trying

Posted by Sofia31
After a year of trying we went to do testing and turned out hubby had low morphology, about half the normal amount. However he had very high count which could have compensated for the morphology, but I guess it didn't for a whole year.

So my possible Endo and his low morphology is why we didn't get it right all year.

I did the tubes test, and then a natural cycle IUI, because it wasn't a planned IUI. It happens that I got an appointment with the doc the same day I had positive OPK so she suggested to try an IUI the next morning. I was happy to do it but I didn't expect much out of it. I did read that when you do the tubes test it increases your fertility for the next 3-4 months.

I personally think God made it happen, especially the fact that a everything fell into place at the right time at the right place, after trying for a whole year.

I got positive pregnancy test at 14 DPO and only took those because my temp was high and my period was late and....my OPK got dark...almost dark to the point of a positive OPK. I've been using them to monitor against my super cheap preggo tests which were all faint positive, because the OPKs did get darker and darker while preggo was just super faint and other preggo tests were negative.

One of the supposedly "early" tests from the earlypregnancy.com site still doesn't show positive. I did get blood draw this morning right after the tests and I had HCG of 35; so it's not high because it's just the first day I got positive tests but an early preggo test should be showing something, don't you think?

Anyways here's what was different for me this cycle:

1. I didn't avoid sugar and didn't count all my calories like I've done in the past 4 cycles in a row.
2. I started avoiding sugar after the IUI.
3. I went out for walks, and did not run. I went out running in the last 4 cycles.
4. I started craving canned soup and Starbucks penini...
5. I had way more cramps than usual to a point of being very very worried about it.

Things I did all year:
Avoided coffee and tea; avoided Ibuprofen and Advil; worked on my sleep schedule and tried to lose weight by dieting and running.

I hope this will help someone...God bless!!!

oh I also prayed about this and asked God to give the little fertilized eggie home to grow...in my uterus :) (I was hoping it was fertilized)

Added: Sept. 6, 2014

4th try

Posted by
This was my first FET after three ICSI cycles, 2 resulting in pregnancies, the first lasting 4 week and the second 7. This time, I'm on low dose thyroid medication for subclinical levels, baby aspirin, progynova and gesterone (injections). I was only on cyclogest previously so I really hope this does the trick. I transferred 2 thawed, frozen hatching 5 day blastocysts 9 days ago. They survived the thaw with 90% of their cells and had begun recovering before transfer so they seem strong.

Over the past week, I have been experiencing lot of dizziness and sudden drains of energy like you experience when you just catch flu or a cold. I've also had stuffy nose and mild dull headaches. I've had mild cramping regularly and the occasional sharp twinge. My stomach really hurts when it's empty, verging on nausea.

I thought I would just take the test as I had all of those sensations even though I new they could be caused by the drugs. Also, I thought that as it's quite early, if it's the wrong answer it wouldn't be too hard to disregard it. Joyfully, there was a faint positive and I can breath my second sigh of relief (first being successful thaw) before I become anxious and nervous about my scan.

My butt is sore , bruised and lumpy from the injections but all of it so welcome if my babies will stay with me. The best gift and my dearest wish is to be well into my pregnancy at Christmas and to be confident enough to share my good news with friends and family.

Best of luck to all of you ladies struggling along this path with me. X

Added: Sept. 6, 2014