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July 9th, 2014, 10:00 PM
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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, 10:05 PM
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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, 10:24 PM
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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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July 10th, 2014, 12:49 AM
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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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July 10th, 2014, 07:30 AM
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Great to hear that you're moving forward with the IUI. Hope it works for you!
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July 10th, 2014, 07:56 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, 01:06 PM
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Glad you got some answers. I hope the IUI works.
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July 10th, 2014, 01:49 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, 10:12 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, 11:44 AM
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Glad you're finally getting answers!
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July 11th, 2014, 12:23 PM
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That's awesome that your insurance covers almost all of it! Good luck with the IUI!
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July 11th, 2014, 01:48 PM
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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, 02:20 PM
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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!!
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July 14th, 2014, 09:32 AM
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Good luck!
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