Saturday, August 29, 2009

Lets Get Started

I had an appointment with my dr. yesterday and I am officially on birth control. Since I have been breastfeeding my daughter for the past nine months I haven't yet had a period. With this extra strong dose of hormones we are hoping that it will get my cycle back on track. I also have to go and get a Hysterosalpingogram, which I'm sort of dreading. This is a process where they inject dye into my fallopian tubes and uterus to make sure that everything is still in working order for carrying babies. It's only a short procedure, but apparently quite painful. I know it's worth it so I'm just looking forward to getting it over with.

I've been reading a LOT of blogs lately. I'm so interested in finding other women who have either been a surrogate or used one. So far all the stories I have read have been very positive. It seems that a lot of the surrogates enjoyed the whole process and loved sharing it with the intended parents. Likewise the intended parents have been very involved and a great support to the surrogate. I'm glad that there are experiences out there that I can share in and learn from. I think that building a relationship with everyone involved really helps make the process as easy and natural as it can be and in the end just a joyful experience.


  1. Hey Brandi, I am friend of Jades. I will be following your journey :) I wanted to say don't worry about the HSG. I have had a couple done. The first one, before I had given birth was uncomfortable. My others were after my son was born and they were painless. Good Luck :)


  2. I'm so stoked you started a blog about this!! Sweet!!

  3. That's actually really good to hear. Thanks Danielle. It will help me relax a bit. I hope mine goes as good as your did. :)