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Hey everyone,
I really dont know where to start. Me and my partner have been trying for a baby now for 12 months. I was first diagnosed with endo when i was 21 i have several operations to give me quality of life and prolong my fertility.
We decided this time last year that at 28 we were ready to try for a baby, to give us the best chance the doctor tested my blood and found i had a folic acid deficiency so i was prescribed folic acid. We bought a clearblue fertility monitor aswell. The first few months off the pill and using the monitor were fine, at the fifth month according to to monitor i didn't ovulate and my period was eleven days late. We went to the doctors and he said that i could be pregnant. He did a blood test and it came back negative. He decided with my history of endo to refer me to the fertility part of hospital. They rejected me sayin that my doctor should have done some basic tests and he should have told me that my appointment had been cancelled!!
I went back to my gp and he reffered me to the gynocologist instead. So far i have had blood tests on days 1 and 21 of my cycle, a xray of my tubes and a scan of my abdomen with an internal scan too. This showed i have an endometrioma on my right ovary and a cyst on my left.
My emotions are all the place at the minute everytime my period comes i can't go to work due to being in floods of tears, i really hate feeling like this and its only been 12 months. The specialist at the hospital said that they may consider me at the fertility centre early due to my history but if not we may have to wait until 3 years!!
To top it all off everyone around me seems to be getting pregnant arghhhh!!!!
Any advice on the whole situation and how you cope would be grately appreciated ..
 

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Huge hugs for you, I really would pester them, you have been diagnosed with Endo, and sadly ladies with endo sometimes struggle to become pregnant without help. Do not take no for an answer and keep on their tales hun ^hugme^ I'll put you in touch with others who are in the same boat as yourself ^hugme^
Please have a good look around the site and feel free to post in any area, and make yourself at home. There are many who are on their TTC journey, and others who have been fortunate to have little ones with assistance. You will soon discover that our members are very encouraging of one another and offering advice or just simple hugs. There's a vast amount of information here for everyone, so start reading, posting and getting to know others. You will make some great friends too, lots of members often have meet ups locally too, for chats, coffee, shopping or even nights out! You can share conversations with one another freely, simply because we all understand each other. It's hard when family and friends don't fully comprehend what this journey entails and the emotions that go with it. That's where we come in!

Here are some links which you should find really useful at the moment……

What Every New Member Needs To Know (includes a list of common abbreviations) ~ CLICK HERE

Complimentary, Holistic and Spiritual Approaches ~ CLICK HERE

Endo ~ CLICK HERE

Starting out & Diagnosis ~ CLICK HERE

Investigations & Immunology ~ CLICK HERE

Here's hoping you can get a consultation soon ....
Questions for your first cycle consultation ~ (use the ones that apply) CLICK HERE

A Rough Guide To IVF ~CLICK HERE

You can also chat live in our chat room. We have a newbie day in the chat room every Wednesday where you can meet one of our mods for support, meet other new members and get technical support with navigating the site and using all the functions available here. CLICK HERE FOR INFO ON NEWBIE CHAT

You can also "meet" and chat with people in your local area through the Location boards. This is especially useful to find people who may be using the same clinic and or in the same PCT area.

Wishing you lots of luck ^reiki^ ^reiki^ ^reiki^ and ^fairydust^
Keep in touch
Ceri xx

PS I have also sent you a pm (private message)
 
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