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Hi Everyone, I'm new to here! I think I am posting in the right place but please someone let me know if I am in the wrong area. Finally after 4 years of TTC we have been referred for treatment, at the Aberdeen fertility clinic. My GP seems to think we will go down the road of IVF rather than IUI and I would love to make contact with anyone else that is having treatment at Aberdeen.

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Hi Debbie,
I'm new to this forum as well. My clinic is Aberdeen, we were referred there for IVF but unfortunately after tests I found out that I have a High FSH 25 and AMH of 3 so wasn't suitable for IVF. They recommended that we went down the donor route and use a clinic in Alicante, we use Aberdeen for scans and medication. Maybe someone else can help xx
 

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Hi there!

I'm sorry to hear that your results weren't as you had hoped they would be - I have not have my AMH or FSH levels checked by my GP, she was unable to order the test - is it something they do fairly quickly at Aberdeen? I am a little concerned about this as my age (37) is now working against us too.

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Hi Debbie,
I was 37 as well at my inital consultation. They tested my FSH with a blood test which we were phoned the next day with the result. A scan showed very few follicles on my ovaries so the consultant tested my AMH which took 6 weeks, only to confirm things for us. Dr Thanos was lovely with us, he recommended the donor route to us. We have waited until I was ready for this, we are both 40 now so certainly haven't rushed into it. Was hoping for a miracle to happen naturally but never has :( I had to get my head around it that it never would.
I hope everything goes well for you at your consulation, just be prepared for things to move quickly if all is well. All the nurses are lovely and very helpfull.
If there is anything else I can help you with just ask xx
 

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Hi there Debbie - I'm going to move the post over to our Scotland threads as you'll get lots of opportunity to meet others online there.

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Hi Debbie,

I am a patient at the Abdn clinic, and about to have my third IVF attempt - had a fresh cycle in January and a frozen one in June - both BFNs. Hoping for 3rd time lucky.

Do you know when your appointment at the clinic is? Hopefully you don't have too long to wait. This site is great for any questions you have.

Good luck, and hope your appointment goes well

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I just saw your post. I'm in Highland, but looking in to overseas IVF, not Aberdeen! Im too old for the nhs to consider me. All the same, thought I'd say hi.
 

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Hi I am in highland and a patient at the Aberdeen clinic. I am currently on the waiting list for donor sperm iui. So haven't had any treatment yet but hoping it won't be much longer. Can't tell you much but didn't want to read and run. Also good to know we highlanders ain't alone on here lol!
 

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Just starting a thread off for ladies/gents receiving treatment or waiting for treatment at Aberdeen Fertility Centre. 

Happy chatting and good luck  ^reiki^

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Thanks Dory10!

We have been recently referred to Aberdeen for IVF and due to start between July - September.

Would be great to hear from anyone that has gone to Aberdeen before, what their experience has been so far?

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Hi there!

I'm sorry to hear that your results weren't as you had hoped they would be - I have not have my AMH or FSH levels checked by my GP, she was unable to order the test - is it something they do fairly quickly at Aberdeen? I am a little concerned about this as my age (37) is now working against us too.

Debbie x
Hi Debbie,
I was also told by GP that they can't order tests for AMH or FSH. So I have my blood taken in vials by GP surgery and send them off for testing to path labs. Some of the labs send their own phlebotomy kits to you ie. County Pathology, The Doctor's Lab [wimpole st], Blue Horizon etc. You can also have a copy of test results sent to you for any clinic you want to go to. x
 

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Hi katieP88,
Aberdeen has been our fertility clinic, as I mentioned in previous posts we went to Spain for DE treatment.
My experience of Aberdeen has been nothing but good. Consultant and nurses were lovely, couldn't fault them at all, proffesoinal and sympathetic even though we didn't get the results we hoped for OEIVF. They gave us time to think about DE, answered all our questions. We also had counciling session there as well.

Good luck with your treatment. Xx
 

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LMO, was it Alicante IVI you went to ?
 

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Hi loulu,
Sorry only just noticed your post. Yes it was IVI Alicante xx
 

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Hi everyone

I'm just posting a link to the general board guidelines, pregnancy and parenting info and moderation of posts info as I've been updating and tidying the Scotland boards a bit.

http://www.fertilityfriends.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=338035.0

If there's anything else you'd like to see on the Scotland board please pm me :)

Sending lots of positive vibes your way ^fairydust^

Dory
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Hi, we are also registered with Aberdeen. This is our 4th attempt with ICSI. We have been ttc for 8 years but with no luck so far. We had a FET back in Feb but again no luck. Want this to work so bad but just feel like everything is against us. DH has low sperm count and poor mobility and I have endometriosis which was just diagnosed this year. We are in the middle of our treatment and started our FSH injections but it looks as though we may only have 5 follicles developing. Trying to keep calm and relaxed but finding it so hard not to break down every 5 minutes. I don't have any questions to ask but do feel writing on here helps me process what we are going through. Good luck to you all. Hope you all get the positive results you wish for. Xx ^hugme^
 

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Hi Annie, hope your 4th cycle with Aberdeen is successful. The ladies there are lovely. Must say though, choosing to go with IVI Alicante (a partner specialist) had the best of outcomes (fingers crossed).

Good luck ! xx
 

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Hi Loulu, we hope we get the positive outcome we pray for. Had a few issues with cysts and slow growing follicles. Hoping egg recovery will be this week. Glad to to hear you have been successful with your cycle. Always fills us with hope. Can I ask, did you ask to be referred to IVI Alicante? We did mention it to them when we were in for a consultation but they said they only referred people when egg donation was required but looking on their website they cover all fertility treatments. Were you overseas for a while? We have thought about it in the past but didn't know where to start. Would be interested in hearing about it. Wishing you well in your pregnancy. Xx
 

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it was very straight forward, was in alicante for 8 days, made it a nice week away. Hazel coordinates with IVI in Alicante so you just need to know what to do and when. Aberdeen keep you right. :)



 
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