Friday, September 13, 2013

Guess What? IVF in Kuwait



Gustavo and I have been talking about having another baby since we have been married... We are never together long enough to make it happen though!

I tied my tubes when Mimster was born. I didn't think that I wanted more kids. She was a BIG surprise to me! And what a joy! She keeps us on her toes!
DJ is an easy kid. It doesn't take much to keep him happy!
I love them. They say a Mother's love only multiplies, never divides!

So- Let's start multiplying!

The first step: Get the swimmer's tested!
- I finally got Gustavo to go and spray some babies into a cup! It was very easy... You just walk in, get a cup, pay 23 KD (80.00 USD) Ummm, Release, and then in a couple hours, you have your results! Looks like Gustavo has some GOLD METAL SWIMMERS!!!! YAY!!!

Step Two:
It took me about a week... And a lot of research to decide to go in and see the doctor.
I waited for about an hour to see the doctor. He asked if I knew about IVF and I did. I broke it down the way I understood it... And clearly I was right. Then I met 'WANDA' I had an Ultra-Sound. (INTERNAL) He checked out my Uterus and said, "Looks good"

Okay- Now what?
- Hysteroscopy
- Start injections
- When my period comes, new injections
- Egg Retrival
- Egg Transfer
- Wait 2 weeks...
- Are we pregnant or Not???

Fast Forward a Day:
I got blood drawn. They took two vials to check out my hormones. My doctor said that I should get hysterscopy to check out my womb.
(Hysteroscopy is the inspection of the uterine cavity (or in my case WOMB) by endoscopy with access through the cervix) Basically- They are going to put a camera in my womb to make sure everything is okay in there.
That is a Minor Surgery... So I met with the anesthesiologist. He told me what to be ready for... then they gave me 2 pills to take in the morning of the hysteroscopy.

So I will be going in on the 18th to get that done... And then that night... I will get a class about injectables!

***To save time and money... I will have Gustavo do my injections. Bonding time!!!***

We are so excited! We have already picked names and we are hoping that we will get TWINS!!!

PS- I promise that if I use that cool IVF language, I will also have a break down or cheat sheet! That way you won't be lost like I was!!!

Wish us LUCK!!!

I made a TAB just for our IVF VOYAGE. To keep up with our progress: Click Here

 

18 comments:

  1. So glad to see you blogging again! And I certainly wish you the best with the IVF. You and Gustavo really deserve some good news after the year you've been through together. But I'm sure you're both stronger and your marriage is stronger because of your hurdles :)

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  2. AG- I am glad that I am able to write. I guess I just had to give myself a lil time! I sure missed it! Thank You for taking the time to leave a comment and read my lil ol blog! I hope that you are doing great in USA! Our marriage is stronger! I guess you were right all along! Thanks for taking time to listen to me when I needed good, honest advise! XOXOX

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  3. How exciting!! I'm going to be following your progress. IVF is something the hubs and I have talked about and considered but just never followed through with. I hope you get your sweet little twins!

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    1. Thanks Allyson! At first I wasn't sure if we should share it... But then I realized that there weren't many places to really find out about it... So- We will share our story. I just pray that we will not have too many let downs! I know it is in God's hands in the end! I dreamed about twins last night though! I will be sure to give you ALL the good, bad and ugly about it! That why you will have more info if y'all decide!!! XOXO

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  4. I don't know much bout ivf in Kuwait. However I was on an airplane w a woman caring for twins. She told me she got pregnant on first try w DR Patrick from London hospital and her friends who used him also had babies. I think everyone on first try but one of her friends did it twice. Its worth a go.

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    1. how many did you have transfered and how many did you have them freeze?

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    2. Hey just wanted to know the cost of IVF in London hospital.

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    3. The costs of the drugs was about 1000KD. As for everything else, you will have to ask while you are there. If you look under the tab of IVF you should be able to see how many eggs I had. I got pregnant the first round but sadly, it was a chemical pregnancy. I know that right now there are 4 embryos frozen there.

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    4. Breakdown: 27 eggs retrieved, 21 were mature, 18 fertilized... 11 kept growing…

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  5. i am currecntly 3dpt only 11 more days before testing. however im not looking forward to that so much as i am an ultrasound and heartbeat.

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  6. London hospital dr patrick. First ivf. 8 weeks pregnant.

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  7. Hello ladies, I live in Kuwait too and have been Ttc for 2yrs now with no luck. I have been reading about IVF and I want to book an appointment with Dr Patrick in October. Please, I'd like to know the price range in Kd. Thank you

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    1. Sadly Dr. Patrick is working w the ministry? The female Dr is doing ivf there but i dont trust her. 3 embryos and no pregnancy. Ive gotten pregnant w every transfer w less. Rushed she wore heavy perfume during transfer. Didnt feel professional.

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  8. I was trying to conceive for years after my marriage without any child, my husband was an understanding and encouraging even though deep pressure was coming from my inlaws, my husband started acting very strange at home, coming home late and not spending time with me any more, he couldn't just divorce me like that, because of the love he have for me. but i know i was loosing him gradually due to the me not giving him a child, So i became very sad and lost in life, this really make life so hard for me and a friend told me about a native spiritualist who help women to get pregnant fast, how she had helped people with this similar problem that i am going through. so i contacted her and explain to her. she will pray about my marriage and do give some herbal herbs to take and a child will be a blessing to my marriage. i never taught it could happen to me after all the years i have tried and it was a miracle three days later my husband started to apologize for all he has done and told me he is fully ready to support me in any thing i want, two weeks later i got pregnant and gave birth to my son and i and my husband we are happy with ourselves. Thanks to Doc Natasha for saving my relationship and for also saving others too. continue your good work, i will drop her contact here for those who seek her help also.
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  9. I never thought that they will be a miracle on the internet until i came in contact with Priest Babaka, finally i made it with the help with his spiritual power which was recommended by a lady in baby center he help before, i never believe it was real until i confirm it now because i have tried so many things to make sure i get pregnant but no luck, immediately i contact him. he did some spiritual prayers and send me a medicine which i took, i got pregnant three weeks after, and i now have a son to show. thank you so much priest and i recommend Priest Babaka for everyone out there that is willing to have a child of her own out there. contact him for help too he is real and powerful, i have confirmed it, contact him on email: babaka.wolf@gmail.com

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  10. I never thought that they will be a miracle on the internet until i came in contact with Priest Babaka, finally i made it with the help with his spiritual power which was recommended by a lady in baby center he help before, i never believe it was real until i confirm it now because i have tried so many things to make sure i get pregnant but no luck, immediately i contact him. he did some spiritual prayers and send me a medicine which i took, i got pregnant three weeks after, and i now have a son to show. thank you so much priest and i recommend Priest Babaka for everyone out there that is willing to have a child of her own out there. contact him for help too he is real and powerful, i have confirmed it, contact him on email: babaka.wolf@gmail.com

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  11. I never thought that they will be a miracle on the internet until i came in contact with Priest Babaka, finally i made it with the help with his spiritual power which was recommended by a lady in baby center he help before, i never believe it was real until i confirm it now because i have tried so many things to make sure i get pregnant but no luck, immediately i contact him. he did some spiritual prayers and send me a medicine which i took, i got pregnant three weeks after, and i now have a son to show. thank you so much priest and i recommend Priest Babaka for everyone out there that is willing to have a child of her own out there. contact him for help too he is real and powerful, i have confirmed it, contact him on email: babaka.wolf@gmail.com

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