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So_much_hope's Pregnancy

My Due Date: March 3, 2014
I have given birth!
Age: 37 years old

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Last Logged In: Dec. 23, 2015 6:54pm
May. 3, 2014 10:20am » Added a new baby photo.
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Tags:  Planning to Breastfeed    Pregnant after Miscarriage    Pregnant in my 30s   

About Me

My name is MeLissa but I go by Lissa or Lissy with friends and family. I am 30 years old and we've been ttc for 13 months. After a mmc in November 2012 (we found out at 9.5 weeks that the baby had stopped developing at 6.5 weeks) I was devasted and never thought I'd be happy again. However, I eventually found happiness again, and this new pregnancy had made me so much happier.

After my mmc it took 6 weeks for my periods to resume... and this is when the fertility problems began. My luteal phase which I thought was at 10 days was really at 9 (I was calculating DPOs wrong) and then it fell to 7. Then I started spotting at 4DPO. After harassing my obgyn she finally referred me to an RE. They immediately gave me an Rx for supplemental progesterone starting 2DPO; however, this is when I stopped ovulating on my own. They also did a slew of blood tests and found out I wasn't immune to the chicken pox. So since I wasn't ovulating I decided to get the vaccine which meant we had to wait at least a month before we could ttc. So after the vaccine we met wtih the RE and she decided to start me on letrozole but before we should do an FD utlrasound.. and of course I had one at 13mm so we couldn't start the meds yet. So we had to take that cycle off, but went ahead and did the progesterone testing after I ovulated. The progesterone numbers came back horrible 2.82 when they need to be above a 10 so the RE upped the progesterone Rx and decided to couple the letrozole Rx with a trigger shot.

My first cycle on 5mg of letrozole I had two beefy follicles on the right side but one of them stopped developing before we triggered. That cycle ended with a bfn.

This cycle my RE kept me on the 5mg of letrozole and trigger shot but added 150iu of bravelle on CD9. I was disappointed that I only had one follicle at my fd ultrasound but it only takes one obviously!! I tested this morning and got my bfp! I couldn't hardly believe it. I am sooo happy! I just hope this one sticks!


Profile Comments for So_much_hope (19)

Comment from mrsbabymaker » Posted Dec. 23, 2013 1:47pm
you look great! makes me sad that every photo you have on here, you are talking so negative about your body. you have a beautiful bump :)

Comment from kimmy85 » Posted Dec. 16, 2013 3:07pm
Hello!!! Thanks for the well wishes!!! You have to be getting excited!! 11 more weeks!!!!

Comment from lawbride88 » Posted Nov. 23, 2013 6:37pm
Aww thank you beautiful. You will too...and you look fab! That little one is going to be here before you know it!

Comment from PattMom2Be » Posted Nov. 18, 2013 12:59pm
Hey SMH!!! I was on a forum with you on CTP.. My usernames was 1stTTCMommy on there! Glad to see you are doing well :)

Comment from and1makes3 » Posted Oct. 20, 2013 3:10am
Hiiiii....been ages... im finally not sick as a dog and feel normal again. Baby and i are doing well... we did have 20wk u/s but opted not to find out the gender!!! Im ontablet atm but when get on pc ill post bump pics, u/s pics, and in forum!!!! Miss yall!

Comment from So_much_hope » Posted Oct. 14, 2013 9:11am
@MamaK: Things are going great! Other than I am a big fatty!! Lol! We have our gender scan today and I am sooooooooooo excited to find out if I'm having a baby boy or girl!!! How are you? Did you ms let up completely yet?


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