Adoption, Fostering & Surrogacy

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Second child

I have a 16 month old and would love to have another child. Motherhood has been tough at times, but I absolutely adore my baby! My husband has some health issues which mean he hasn't been able to help out as much. We would like to have another child but my husband is worried how would we cope. We don't have much fa...

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Adoption and surrogacy

My husband and I are looking into adoption and surrogacy as I am unable to conceive and carry. I would love to hear thoughts and stories about your experience with either.

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5th FET on 3/21!!

My transfer was pushed out a few weeks because I had a hormone-producing cyst. But birth control helped suppress it and I had my baseline on Friday. We’re good to go! This is my 5th overall transfer, my 1st since having my miracle baby from my 4th transfer. It’s our last PGT normal embryo. Hoping we get lucky again...

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I’m in love with being a parent ❤️

I just wanted to make a post to say I’m in love with being a parent/ mom. It truly feels like this is the meaning of my life. I feel so complete and whole. My son is 15 months and I love him so so much more than words could ever express. Spending time with him everyday is all that matters to me. I love watching and ...

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1st time giving egg

How did everyone give egg to their baby for the first time? Did you hard boil it or serve in strips as an omlette? And how much did you let them have to test the allergen?

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Transfer on Day 16

Has anyone had a successful transfer on day 16 of their cycle?? I'm starting to panic that it's to early!

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First FET transfer

Have my first transfer coming up 3/20, anyone have any advice? Also, are there any transfer buddies out there too?!

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Adoption

Have anyone of you ladies given up a kid for adoption? I love being pregnant but the thought of bringing in another kid is not in my best financial interest. I would love to hear some positive feedback.

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Book to read for first time parents

I'm looking for a book on what to expect when baby gets here, for both hubby and I to read who are first time parents. Any suggestions?

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Last name at birth

I normally don’t ask the internet questions but this has been keeping me up at night and trying to get through to a lawyer is impossible. My baby’s father of course wants his last name at birth but I have hesitations for two reasons. One is my dad was given that and he later on created problems for my mom when we mo...

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First transfer

I’m prepping for my first transfer! What are all your suggestions to do after we transfer!! I keep hearing things like keep your feet warm and eat McDonald’s french fries (I’m not sure if I’ll do that one) 🤪

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Will you talk to your kids about racism?

I’m black and no one had a chat to me about it. I used to live in a very racist country in Europe. However my parents are first gen immigrants and I feel like the older gen don’t really care to sit down and discuss racism in European countries with their kids, same way they don’t have the ‘sex talk’. Wonder if some ...

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How do you do it without a village?

My mother in law passed in 2021. As sad as it was, it led to us eloping in Wyoming after being together for 7 years. We hit 9 this June and expect our first babe in October! My parents live 1,000 miles away in MA, my sister in law seems to roll her eyes every time I talk about being pregnant (she lives with us) and ...

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Mother/ Parent and Baby Observations

Hi expectant mums - I’m a mother of 3, live in Muswell Hill and I’m a Trainee Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist. As part of my training I am required to observe a mother/parent and baby in their home setting. Here is my flier with more information - I know that it’s an unusual request but the learning that traine...

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Symptoms after FET

Am I meant to have symptoms to show the get has been successful? I’ve had bloating and some cramps but that’s it. I’m not on any medication as it’s a completely natural cycle. I had my transfer on Sunday 25th. T.I.A

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Life

Does anyone else think their child is the only reason they’re alive ?

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