Dianne & Shane’s journey to have a sibling for Liam

Our journey to South Africa to have a sibling for Liam xox

So we are 24 plus weeks and are still super nervous xox

Posted by on Sunday, October 15, 2017 in Dianne & Shane's journey to have a sibling for Liam | 4 comments

So we are 24 plus weeks and are still super nervous xox

Hey everyone xoxox wow what a roller coaster ride this has been… transfer was done, we got a positive home pregnancy test and then a positive blood HCG test result but as many of you would know having been through this, this is on the start of the many milestones that you have to pass until that little baby is in your arms xox Our HCG levels continued to rise which was great but on the June Monday long weekend public holiday and I started to bleed… at first it was a bit then within a few hours I was bleeding with large clots and almost non stop, it was just so awful and scary (sorry for the too much information) absolutely terrified and thinking we were...

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Transfer done, now the 2ww xox

Posted by on Thursday, May 18, 2017 in Dianne & Shane's IVF & Egg Donor Journey, Dianne & Shane's journey to have a sibling for Liam | 9 comments

It’s our last full day in Cape Town and whilst we are looking forward to going home there is a tinge of sadness to leave this beautiful city and the friends we have made along our journey xox Our egg donor gave us some wonderful eggs and we ended up with 2 fabulous quality embryo’s to transfer and 6 in the freezer 🙂 Transfer was Monday and all went wonderfully and we are now in the 2ww nervously…  each step is so very hard, its the decision to use an egg donor or for us to do another cycle after our last miscarriage and negative, it’s the process of seeing if your egg donor is suitable then the cycle begins and are they responding and well and...

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We’ve arrived in Cape Town for our new cycle xox

Posted by on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 in Dianne & Shane's IVF & Egg Donor Journey, Dianne & Shane's journey to have a sibling for Liam | 3 comments

We arrived on Saturday night exhausted and spent Sunday just relaxing and settling in again…  After a crazy week at home in the lead up to coming here.. typical of us to have so much going on at any given time hehehe but that’s just who we are xox Yesterday I had my lining scan and it’s looking great.. our donor also had her scans and everything is looking good, phew! It was lovely to see Dr Matabese and Danelle at Cape Fertility again, such gorgeous people and they make this journey much easier and nicer xox We met a couple of lovely recipients in the waiting room, a Mum and Daughter that were actually on our flight on the way over.. she made me cry...

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