Entries by Nele

Stress and needles

After some casual medication smuggling, things finally got going for real at home. I started prenatal vitamins. I had my very last drink. I used inhalers to start preparing my lungs for surgery. I took Provera pills with hormones twice a day for a week, there was an excruciating wait where my period was supposed […]

The medication smuggle

  Normally our IVF clinic works with a delivery company that delivers the medication for IVF to your home. However, they won’t deliver internationally, so we requested that we’d get the medication through our clinic at the last visit. Which seemed like a brilliant plan! …Until after our treatment appointment we’re handed a plastic shopping […]

ABC – Treatment appointment

  After spending the night in a terrible hostel and getting up ridiculously early for our anaesthesiology appointment, we’re off to the ABC clinic in Harley Street. We have a ‘treatment appointment’, which means we’re getting all the details sorted out for the IVF cycle to come. It’s much busier this time than last time […]