Another day, another scan. After 10 days on Menopur to stimulate my ovaries, it was time to see how the follicles are developing. No wonder I’m starting to feel a bit bloated – the last time I felt like this I was pregnant! There are about 7 good size ones, i.e. 11mm in diameter or …
Monthly Archive: November 2007
This morning, I had to do my first Menopur injection myself. Whereas the Buserelin was a straight forward “load and shoot” (using the syringe to take liquid straight out of a bottle), the Menopur is a bit more tricky. First, I snap the lid of a vial of sterile saline, getting that into the syringe, …
As I start to write this, I’m half way into the medical process part of gamete donation. I’ve been taking the first medication, Buserelin by daily injection for two weeks now. This medication, according to the leaflet given to me by the clinic, switches off the hormones controlled by the pituitary gland as it needs …
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