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Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 2:35pm

Hi I'm a newbie from Aberdeen

Hi, my husband and I have been ttc for 3 years now and I've never been pregnant. We were referred to Aberdeen fertility Centre in April '09. We've both has tests and I had my laparoscopy last Aug '09 and told at our follow up appointment that we have unexplained infertility.
Came out of the centre both deflated that there wasn't a problem they could fix but at the same time pleased that nothing was wrong....I'm sure many of you have experienced the exact same and having to walk past all those pregnant women stading at the main entrance is just heart rendering when you want to be in that position so badly.
Anyway we were put on the waiting list for IVF in Sept '09 and have just had our 6 month appointment (while being on the waiting list) and told to keep trying until we hear otherwise from the centre.....I've read on other forums from last year that the waiting times were 12-18 months and the doctors have said 18 months max but some woman have said that they tell you the longest time so your not phoning all the time........ I just wandered if anyone is in the same position as me at the moment and knows the current waiting list times in Aberdeen?

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Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 2:37pm

Hi and welcome

I hope you like it on here, we have very friendly and supportive members that are sure to make your TTC journey that little bit easier, I hope you feel right at home with us all soon.

Here are some links that you may find useful.

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Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 2:45pm

Hi and welcome

We have many girls at your clinic and we have a specific thread here where they all chat, do go over and say hi and ask about the waiting times, I am sure that they will be able to help you

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Polly has given you a fantastic oversight of the forum, but a few more threads/areas that may help;

There is a general fertility section HERE there is tonnes of information there that you may find helpful and will answer some of your questions.

There is a general fertility FAQ section HERE which contains lots of guides to different aspects of fertility.

There is a guide to the initial fertility tests HERE which explains the tests you can expect to be offered.

There is a TTC naturally section HEREwhere you can get to know others TTC naturally.

There is a TTC naturally chatter thread HERE where you can chat and get to know others TTC naturally.


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Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 4:07pm

Hiya and welcome to FZ - its a fab forum full of loads of help, advice and amazing support.

You should join the Aberdeen thread, the girls are fab and its good to talk to folk using the same clinic.
I was put on the Aberdeen waiting list in March 08 and had our first appointment in Feb 09 but im not sure if thats still the same waiting times, we got our BFP first time as have a few of the Aberdeen girls on here :D
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Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 5:29pm

Hello Im another aberdeen lady, We were on list around 14 months, You should pop over to the aberdeen thread that Eeyore has given you. Lots of us over there.
Good luck

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