Thank you so much for my encouragement! I am both excited and fearful of my appt on 11/22. I trust her opinion and will be waiting to see what fertility clinic Dr Austin refers me to- given it is necessary. Yes, I am still I'm denial. Well, denial or optimistic, I suppose. Now hat I have shared with a couple of close friends and I have cried with them, I feel so much better. I feel I am finally getting out the emotions I have kept for the past 17 months. Girls need to cry, right? Again, I can't thank you enough for your response- it reminds me I am not alone!!View Thread
My husband and I have been off protection for nearly 17 months now (since July 2010). I am getting so discouraged!! Especially since friends have since tried, been pregnant, tried again and now pregnant with baby #2. Some days all I can do is cry. I am 24 and my husband is 27, 28 in January. We are young and in our prime! What is wrong with me? I feel so defective. I have an appointment schedule November 22 to meet with a doctor for a "pre-conception counseling" appt (the OB/GYN I will be meeting with told me to specify the appt as such to ensure it was covered by insurance) and I have no idea what to expect. Can anyone give me a heads up on this appointment? I was shaking and near tears when I got off the phone from scheduling. I received my paperwork in the mail today for my appt and I don't know how to answer half of the questions because my husband's father was adopted, so we don't know ancestry for that side of the family. That being said, I am ok with adoption. Happy with adoption. I just want answers.View Thread
The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatments or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.
Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource, but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.