Suggestions, Ideas, Support...IVF/ Adoption?
by, 07-10-2010 at 02:18 AM (591 Views)
So here's how the story goes: after 3 surgeries (due to endometriosis- which causes issues until you get pregnant) 4 IUI's, I thought "Ok, this yr 1-2 more IUI's and then go for international adoption (since I have no children and by next yr will have money for either IVF or adoption). I can continue doing IUI's throughout the yrs until we have money for an IVF and have my child from adoption.
Well, I talked to my doc. pretty much said "You just got done with surgery which means everything is clean inside you (that's been the problem so far with me getting pg), the amount of eggs you produce is great, husband's sperm are in excellent condition...no reason why you should get pg with IUI's" so doc now thinks the problem is sperm entering the egg. "Do an IVF asap so that the endometriosis doesn't come back." She says "No point in IUI if everything else is working fine, just try to get pg natuarally instead of IUI"
Well I had just "decided" to adopt first (which I've always had in my heart to do) and later on (within 5 yrs) do an IVF. Now I don't know!!! Trying to sort all this out...sorry if it's confusing but I guess I'd like to hear thoughts on both people who have done IVF as well as adopted. And I'm confused about the IUI vs natural, if I start just "naturally" like I have in the past 3 yrs, I'm just going to end up in the hospital again having surgery!!! I'll talk to the doc. again and have tell me what are some good different options but I would also like the opinion from someone who considers adoption as well as continuing to try important as well! I know it's ranting and raving but somehow it helps. Thanks ahead for your thoughts and support