Baby Corner


 
Old 08-14-08, 07:22 PM
VIP Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Romper Room
Posts: 14,854
Thanked 1,117 Times
Points: 7
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 44.29%
Default Never thought about this before...

I had a different nurse today... She had looked WAY back through my chart and it turns out she did my first IUI way back when we were ttc JOshua. Anyway, she was SUPER-nice. Today, DH's count was 6million washed, and I told her that last time it was 10 and we had dtd the night before, and this time we didn't and it was only 6. She was an older lady who said she had been doing this for 25 years... very knowledgeable.

She made a good point. She said that 6 million is plenty and that she would rather have 6 mil than 60 mil. She said that naturally, you do not have that many sperm flooding the uterus when you have intercourse. Of course some drips out, and lots of it doesn't make it up there where the washed sample is placed. She said 3 mil was fine-- which was exactly in line with what my doc said 3-5 mil (post wash), so I felt a lot better about the 6million we got.
Anyway, it's funny how you learn something different with each nurse you have.
Reply With Quote
 
Old 08-14-08, 07:28 PM
LAB's Avatar
LAB LAB is offline
is a Mommy to four now!
Mommy of three
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Utah
Posts: 12,797
Thanked 442 Times
Points: 1
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 1.43%
Default

Very cool! I hope it worked!

Laura
 
Reply With Quote
 
Old 08-14-08, 10:36 PM
Oreo's Avatar
is all about the PINK!!!
Proud American Teacher!!
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: In a State of Confusion
Posts: 9,601
Thanked 652 Times
Points: 2
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 8.57%
Default

3 million??? It only takes one!!!!

I like people with good info!!! I sure hope she got way up in there!!!!
Reply With Quote
 
Old 08-15-08, 05:04 AM
Tracey and Neil's Avatar
is loving being a Mum to a miracle
British Community Leaders
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Dorset, UK
Posts: 7,265
Thanked 283 Times
Points: 3
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 15.71%
Default

Great numbers! I'm waiting with baited breath!
Reply With Quote
Latest Articles
Pregnant Woman's Guide to The Zika Virus
Get the latest information about the zika virus during pregnancy including how to protect your unborn baby or infant, signs and symptoms, complications, and prevention.

Fetal Development Video
Video showing how a fetus developed during the 40 weeks of pregnancy. Fetal Development Video

Adventure Vacations with Your New Family Are Possible
If you spent time as a couple exploring vast areas of the world, that doesn't have to end just because you have a new baby. Here are 6 tips to make your vacations fun for the whole family. Plus, vacation ideas to help you get started.

The "Mozart" Effect: How Music Helps Your Baby's Development
Can your baby really be smarter if your listen to Mozart, or other classical music, during pregnancy?

What to Expect Postpartum: Your Period
The postpartum period brings many changes to a woman's body. Learn what to expect with your period including when it will return and warning signs to watch out for.

May 2017 Baby Photo Contest Winner
May 2017 Baby Photo Contest Winner
"Kiara"
Congratulations jaydipdave!

Calculators & Tools

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:07 AM.


Pregnancy | Fertility | Baby | Toddler | Free Baby Stuff! | Community | Baby Names

About Baby Corner | Advertising | Editorial | Contact Baby Corner | Terms of Use | Privacy Notice


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright © 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.