Yes, we are that 1 in 7 statistic that struggle with infertility. I began several years of fertility treatments, months of in vitro fertilization with a lot of fertility drugs.
Right, and just like the playground song, expected the baby carriage to naturally follow.
The first doctor who met us there told us the statistics of babies with NEC, and then told us that Caitlyn would probably not make it through the night.
Caitlyn had three blood transfusions and went through a series of tests, but nothing worked. We wanted to create to help other parents like us keep updated in the current research on NEC and to support one another by sharing stories.
PREVIOUS: Many couples struggling to get pregnant turn to IVF“You responded reasonably well to the stimulation, and I know we had two embryos to transfer in two cycles,” Dr. My husband shouldered much of the burden and his own pain and disappointment.“When it works it’s the best thing in the world.
And, when it doesn’t work, it’s devastating for these patients who have done so much to try to get to that point, Tina De Boer said. MORE: Couple turns to adoptions after failed IVF attempts “I have been doing this since 1991.
Elaine and Chris Jones lost their beautiful daughter, Caitlyn Grace Jones, to NEC on April 16, 2006.
This website was created as support network for parents like us, where both stories and up-to-date research can be shared regarding NEC (Necrotizing Enterocolitis). Caitlyn went straight to NICU, where the best nurses and doctors could care for her.
My husband and I have tried for several years to have a baby. Your ovarian function, although it wasn’t real low, it was kind of border line,” Dr. RELATED: Infertility a harsh reality for many couples At 38, my biological clock was ticking.Once her blood pressure and breathing were stabilized, the transportation happened.Sick Kids was just 2 minutes down the road and part of us hoped once she made it there the worst was over…but we were wrong.I currently co-anchor Live at Five at Four with Russell Biven, anchor Ten News at Five and the 10 pm News on Fox 43. Not only have I had the opportunity to meet some amazing people and share their stories, I've gotten involved with many wonderful organizations in the East Tennessee community including: Alzheimer's Tennessee, American Heart Association, Helen Ross Mc Nabb Center, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, East Tennessee Children's Hospital, Junior League of Knoxville, Tennessee Chancellors Associates and Hope Initiative at Cokesbury United Methodist Church.I have many interests, but my family certainly tops the list. With a 7 and 4 year old, life is crazy busy, but incredibly rewarding.