Our Journey to Expanding our Family

April 2011 – Married in Dallas, TX

January 2012 – Ready for kids!

March 26, 2012 – Lab tests after annual checkup come back with the following abnormal results:

Prolactin – 34.1 (high)
Thyroid – 4.97 (high)
FSH – 10.4 (high)
Progesterone – 13.6 (low)

March 29, 2012 – MRI after high prolactin results shows 2-3 mm tumor on pituitary gland

April 2, 2012 – SA #1 – 0 sperm – Testosterone – 318. Normal genetics. Start Chlomid. Diagnosed with Azoospermia

May 7, 2012SA # 2– 300,000 sperm – Testosterone – 592. Continue Chlomid. Give up alcohol, caffeine, sweets

June 5, 2012SA #3 – 0 sperm. Stop Chlomid

June 5, 2012Receive call for Colby’s new job

July 5, 2012 – Colby starts work in GA while Caroline stays in TX….. and so begins the long distance relationship and the medical hiatus

July 10, 2012 – Caroline’s genetics test come back normal

July 2012 – Start Vitamin Cocktail

July 2012 – January 2013 – Long distance marriage and medical hiatus. Doctors tell us to pursue treatments, but we decided to pray for healing and wait.

December 2012 – Caroline starts taking Royal Jelly and Wheat Grass

January 2013 – Colby graduates and moves home! Make lifestyle changes

January 29, 2013Consultation appointment with reproductive acupuncturist.

March 5, 2013SA #4- 20,000 sperm.

April 8, 2013Blood Results to monitor Prolactin, Thyroid and FSH

Prolactin – 13
Thyroid – 2.21
FSH – 11.6
LH – 11.6

April 29, 2013Progesterone – 12.2

June 11, 2013HSG came back normal!

July 8, 2013SA #5 – 220,000 sperm. 20% motility, 0% morphology.

August 2013 Take a break from acupuncture, BBT charting, ovulation kits, etc.

June 18, 2014 – All blood results come back normal!

Estriadol – 41
TSH – 1.48
Prolactin – 6.5
LH – 7.6
FSH – 10.5

July 11, 2014 – Progesterone comes back normal – 14.3

June, 2015 – All blood results come back normal!

Estriadol- 35
AMH – 1.6
Prolactin – 8.2
LH – 5.8
FSH – 9.1

2012 – 2015 – Continue to Pray for a miracle and trust God’s perfect timing!

2017 – Still believing, praying, and expecting breakthrough!