How in the Heck is this Gonna Work?

Well we are exactly a week away from the big day and we have no idea how this is going to work. We have half of a plan…but just the first half. We know that we have all the supplies we need to make this happen. We’ve done our homework on how to do this (the insemination) and do it right. We know that our donor is on board and is ready to donate Thursday and Friday but there’s a catch. He will be at the hospital all day both days. Now that means we will meet him really quickly to do the “hand-off”. The doctor said that we need to do the insemination pretty much right away…well how in the heck is this gonna work? We will be 30 mins away from our house!

I can’t believe I’m even writing about this…We’ve considered inseminating in the car because the actual insemination will only take 5 mins or 10 mins max. The long part is me having to lay down hips elevated for at least 20 mins. But really?!?! How insane is that? In a car? I watched a documentary on 20/20 a month or so ago of couples trying to get pregnant like us using known donors. One of the couples did inseminate in the car after picking up their swimmers. They did it right down the street in a parking lot or something. Its Karma coming back to get me because I laughed at the idea of them doing that. Well I don’t know if I can bring myself to do it. Sure we do have a Tahoe with practically blacked out windows with plenty of room for me to lay down comfortably but my goodness… Is it just me that thinks this sounds crazy?

We are so ready to be pregnant and start our family but I had no idea how hard it would be, especially doing it this way. When we decided to change to using a known donor we knew all the work that was going to be on our shoulders but just not how much. Yes, we have saved thousands of dollars by choosing to do it this way but we’ve added lots of stress. I know we’ll figure it out…

~M

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7 thoughts on “How in the Heck is this Gonna Work?

  1. It is def difficult! Our donor even canceled his birthday trip to maimi. And go figure that was the time that I got pregnant. Once we made a twenty minute trip into the middle of no where so he could do the “deed” in a porter potty and rush back home and finish it (he was on a mission in the woods. Army life!). If we would have been in the situation your in we prolly would have done it in the car too! Lol! It just goes to show that we wanted a baby! And nothing was going to stop us! Good luck my dears!

    • hehe, We all really want the pregnancies enough to make ourselves a bit crazy, and then there are all the hormones they stuff us with too…. The poor donors really go through it. We are gonna buy ours a weekend in a fancy hotel with his girlfriend once this is all over lol
      🙂

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