are you my moms?

the musings of yet another lesbian couple on the journey of mother(s)hood

Our Timeline August 29, 2011

Fingers crossed this page doesn’t get much longer…

Met ~ 1999

Met again ~ 2002.

Married (not according to the government, but to everyone who matters) ~ 2004

[insert several years of “life,” a few years of emotional, financial, and spiritual growth…and of course therapy]

 Adopt lab-mix Stella (call her a trial child), kid sister for golden retriever Winston ~ 2009

Trial child still happy and healthy; decide to expand familiy to humans ~ May 2011

1st Attempt

HSG test (all good under the hood!) ~ 8/15/11

Femara ~ cd3 – cd7

HCG shot ~ 8/20/11

IUI #1 & 2 ~ 8/21/11, 8/22/11

General obsession with all things baby ~ 8/22/11-present (ok, if I’m being honest on that one, it’s really more like 1997-present)

BFN ~ 9/7/11

2nd Attempt

Femara ~ cd2 – cd6

Early lh surge/HCG shot/IUI #1 ~ 9/17/11

IUI #2 ~ 9/18/11

Ultrasound to confirm ovulation ~ 9/19/11

BFN ~ 10/4/11

3rd Attempt

Femara ~ cd2 – cd6

Menopur shot ~ cd 5

HCG shot/early ovulation ~ 10/15/11

IUI #1/2nd ovulation ~ 10/16/11

IUI #2 ~ 10/17/11

BFN ~ 11/1/11

4th Attempt

Femara ~ cd2 – cd6

Menopur shot ~ cd5

HCG shot ~ 11/11/11 (yeah!)

IUI #1 ~ 11/12/11

IUI #2 ~ 11/13/11

BFP ~ 11/29/11

15 dpiui, hCG = 348

16 dpiui, hCG = 530

22 dpiui, hCG = 5,031

August 14, 2012:  we welcomed Rigby into the world!

 

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