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July 9th, 2014, 09:00 PM
Ashleyrenee's Avatar Veteran
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So last week I got a referral from my main doctor to see a fertility specialist, and I finally had my appointment yesterday!

we went over my history which is for the most part pretty normal...
Then we started talking about my husband, I told the doctor he had an SA done about 6 months ago and it came out normal ( that's what the doc told us) well my doctor tells me that his sa was FAR from normal average sperm per ML is 20 million and my husband has 5 million! I don't know why we were ever told it was normal!

He suggested that we move forward to an IUI, after I get an HSG! he mentioned that we have about a 2% chance of conceiving naturally.

I feel super overwhelmed!

We are considering starting our first IUI in September.
Thankfully my insurance covers all but $200.00 off it!!

That's a lot of information to take in!

So that's my little update, could be better but at the same time it could be worse!

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July 9th, 2014, 09:05 PM
taatie10's Avatar New Mommy & Pro Auntee
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I'm sorry to hear the news you got. I almost wonder is some Dr's just dont know how to interrupt tests. But WOW to have an insurance cover all but $200 is amazing, so many dont cover any.
I really wish you luck and prayers in your journey.
Did you say what the chances are with doing IUI?

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July 9th, 2014, 09:24 PM
Ashleyrenee's Avatar Veteran
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Thank you!
Yes I was happy that they covered the majority he said he could get us from a 2% to a 12%-15% which I considerably better!
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18TH Cycle
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July 9th, 2014, 11:49 PM
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hope it works out, only need one super sperm get that eggie, iui should help. good luck
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AF came 8 Aug nz time

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July 10th, 2014, 06:30 AM
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Great to hear that you're moving forward with the IUI. Hope it works for you!
Me - 37 and DH - 35
After 2 years of infertility, IUI #3 with Clomid 75mg brought us twins.
E and N, born 6 weeks early but healthy, 1/11.
5/14 to 5/15 - TTC #3 for 1 year, then started Synthroid.
5/13/15 - Natural BFP. Chemical Pregnancy.
6/10/15 - A second natural BFP. Due Feb. 21st, 2016.

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July 10th, 2014, 06:56 AM
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im glad you guys got some answers and its awesome your ins will cover most of it! yay!

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July 10th, 2014, 12:06 PM
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Glad you got some answers. I hope the IUI works.
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July 10th, 2014, 12:49 PM
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Like all the others said, I'm glad you got answers.

Best of luck with the IUI!!

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July 10th, 2014, 09:12 PM
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glad your appt went well...i hope your hsg is clear and the iui does the trick...good luck!

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July 11th, 2014, 10:44 AM
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Glad you're finally getting answers!

TTC #2
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July 11th, 2014, 11:23 AM
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That's awesome that your insurance covers almost all of it! Good luck with the IUI!

May 2013 - Ectopic pregnancy
July 2014 - Miscarriage

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July 11th, 2014, 12:48 PM
KMO81's Avatar Krista
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Good luck with your IUI....we will be doing our first IUI in October if we haven't conceived by then....

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July 11th, 2014, 01:20 PM
*Leah*'s Avatar TTC the newfashioned way
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WOOOHOOO for insurance! A friend only had 1million for her IUI and got pg with her daughter, it truly just takes one! Everything crossed for a successful IUI!!
TTC#1 since 10/2006, 5 failed IUI's, 1st IVF successful BFP!! Baby Girl 2/2011
TTC#2 BFP 9/2011, Natural Pregnancy! 3/30/12 M/C'd on 5/15/12 (9 weeks)
IVF#2 BFP 4/2013 M/C 6/2/13 (8 weeks)
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IVF #3 - Retrieval Oct 31st, Txferred 2 on 5d - a Blast and Morula - Chemical Pregnancy
IVF #4 - ER scheduled for 4/4/14 retrieved 4 eggs. Txferred 3 embryos 4/7/14!....BFN...NOW WHAT?
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July 14th, 2014, 08:32 AM
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Good luck!
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