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January 12th, 2011, 10:16 PM
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I just realized that I don't know several of you ladies first names, ages, etc...so lets get to know each other a little better and answer some questions.

Name: Joanna
Age: 28
Dh/So name: James
Dh/so age: 38
Any children? Names? Ages? 1 son who is 3 named Jacob
Did you go through any fertility treatment to get your child/children? Nope, all naturale
What was your dh's diagnosis? Low count and low motility initially when trying for our son but at our most recent SA everything came back good and normal besides a slightly low grade of motility at a grade 2 when it should be grade 3 to 4
What are you currently doing to TTC? I am taking 50 mg of clomid on days 3-7, evening primrose oil, lemon water, geritol, and using preseed, dh is on numerous amounts of vitamins and adding in coffee 30-45 mins before bding around ovulation for the first time this month to try and speed the "little guys" up...if no success this month, we'll be moving onto IUI.
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January 14th, 2011, 09:17 AM
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Name: wishfulgal
Age: 26 1/2
Dh/So name: S
Dh/so age: 31
Any children? Names? Ages? Our son Mason is about to turn 2
Did you go through any fertility treatment to get your child/children? No, we conceived our son after 6 months of TTC....had no idea DH had any fertility issues.
What was your dh's diagnosis? In June 2010 we found out DH had a severely low count (1.3 million/ml with 36% motility on his first SA 3.2 million/ml with 36% motility on his 2nd SA). He had varicocele surgery in September 2010 and 3 months later his count and motility were greatly improved at 12.8 million/ml with 50% motility (grade 3 motility) and a total of 48 million sperm

What are you currently doing to TTC? I take geritol and L-arginine, DH take tons of supplements (listed in DH vitamins up above). We use preseed, OPKs, and last cycle DH took sudafed 30-60 minutes before BDing to try to give his swimmers a boost.
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January 16th, 2011, 01:25 PM
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Name: Karen (mostly a lurker)
Age: 28
Dh/So name: Wayne
Dh/so age: 33
Any children? Names? Ages? 1 little angel above
Did you go through any fertility treatment to get your child/children? Nope, all naturale
What was your dh's diagnosis? Low count and low motility
What are you currently doing to TTC? Both taking mega vit, I use OPK's, Ovacue monitor, preseed.
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January 17th, 2011, 05:43 PM
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Name: Tamara
Age: 27
Dh/So name: Justin
Dh/so age: 28
Any children? Names? Ages? None.
Did you go through any fertility treatment to get your child/children? n/a
What was your dh's diagnosis? : Low Morphology (4%) and Low Motility (33%). We were advised to try a Male Fertility Supplement for a few months, and if we don't have any success after that, we will be moving forward with IUI.
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January 19th, 2011, 04:57 PM
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Name: Heather
Age: 26
Dh/So name: Richard
Dh/so age: 29
Any children? Names? Ages? 2 girls. Marissa is 5.5 and Mattea is a year old TODAY!!!
Did you go through any fertility treatment to get your child/children? Marissa is from a previous relationship and Mattea was conceived with a sperm donor. I didn't feel like doing IUI again (did it in 2008 and miscarried) so I just had timed intercourse with a friend of mine.

What was your dh's diagnosis? He has a chromosomal defect and cannot have kids at all. No sperm.
What are you currently doing to TTC? Just got my cycle back from having a baby. Charting and eating well,taking folic acid,etc until July then TTC.
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