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“Third Time Around

“Third Time Around

By the third embryo transfer, it was kinda hard to remain positive. Everyone would say “third times a charm,” which made me cringe every time I heard it. By this point, they were using frozen embryos and I felt that the changes of pregnancy would […]

“2nd embryo transfer

“2nd embryo transfer

Time seems to stop when you are waiting for the results. The second Embryo transfer happened on Dec 12, 2017. I was in Toronto with my family. I was optimistic that this time it would be positive. I was in a good place (I thought!) […]

“1st embryo transfer results

“1st embryo transfer results

So as I was waiting the 15 days to see if she was pregnant, I felt very positive. It was a time in my life where I really needed some good news. My relationship was very rocky, it had been since the start of this […]

“1st embryo transfer

“1st embryo transfer

Embryo transfer is a simple procedure that follows in vitro fertilization (IVF) and is often considered the simplest and final step of the IVF process. The objective of embryo transfer is to facilitate conception following fertilization from the IVF procedure. Embryos are generally transferred to […]

“waiting

“waiting

I guess one of the hardest things about the surrogacy process is the waiting. Being on the other side of the world and feeling helpless. Not being able to do anything but wait. Then, of course, all the questions and doubts come up. Am I […]

“the clinic

“the clinic

There is really not much to say about the clinic. If you are from a first world country, then it’s probably not like you are used to. There is a reason why the cost is dramatically lower. Besides the heat that you encounter while in […]

“Mother’s Day

“Mother’s Day

Today is Mother’s Day, and I can’t help but feel a little sad. Am I being Selfish wanting a baby on my own? What will happen when my babies start to go to school, and all their friends are celebrating Mother’s Day? I know that […]

“twins!?!

“twins!?!

Jesus Murphy, as my mom would say! So here I am patiently waiting for the results of the first ultrasound. I should have received it on Tuesday, but Tuesday came and went, Wednesday passed, and by Thursday I started to become a little nervous, so […]

“Kenya

“Kenya

What can I say about Kenya? Well, first of all, let’s talk about my state of mind. I was in a dream-like state, kinda living it in slow motion. I couldn’t believe that I flew halfway around the world to this 3rd world country and […]

“testing my boys

“testing my boys

One thing I forgot to mention was during this whole experience before I signed the contract and set a date to go to Kenya. I thought; I’m a pretty healthy person, I eat right, go to the gym, take all my vitamins, but I should […]