Posted June 29,
At 36 I was diagnosed with having an FSH
level of 42.5 by my NHS (National Health Service - in
England) fertility doctor... We had been trying for
2 years and after some very normal levels, it just seemed
to shoot right up. We panicked and went to the women's
clinic in Harley Street where we were told our only
option was egg
we were told, was a non-option.
i told this to my NHS doctor who encouraged
us to give it a try anyway. I was 36, in good reproductive
health, getting my period every month and according
to the sticks, ovulating.
Well, it's now 7 months later and I am 6 months pregnant
with twins. 1 boy and 1 girl. I produced 7 eggs on a
very high dose of gonal f, 5 of which went on to fertilise
and then on to blastocysts. We transferred two "excellent"
blasts... and here we are.
if we had listened to the people at the women's
clinic who knows where we'd be now. Our genius
NHS doctor (Dr. Gidon Lieberman at the Whittington
Hospital in North London) guided us toward a few
"high fsh friendly" fertility clinics