Baby Cellitti

Lampasas, TX (US)
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Created 2 months ago
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Fertility Treatments

Baby Cellitti

by Delaney Cellitti

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Lampasas, TX (US)

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Campaign Story

Delaney (25) & Michael (27)

Ever since I was a little girl, I knew I wanted to be a mom. November 2017, I got married right out of high school. We tried for roughly a year and a half to get pregnant naturally doing all the old wives tale myths. One night about six months into our trying to conceive journey, I was in the shower I noticed huge clots of blood. It was not normal. I went to the hospital where they ran several tests. All they could come up with is a possible miscarriage. I was devastated to say the least. Before they sent me home, they told me “You will most likely never be able to conceive.” My whole world shattered. I was heartbroken. We continued to try naturally but we were never successful. In April 2019 we divorced after finding out he cheated on me getting the other woman pregnant. As you can imagine the pain of hearing that was unbearable

Fast forward to May 2020 where I met my amazing husband, Michael. We met online and became inseparable since day one. We both knew right away we wanted to get married and start a family. On October 18, 2021, we got married. We were thrilled and so in love. I made him aware of my past with trying to have a baby, but we stayed optimistic. After over a year of not conceiving naturally we decided to make an appointment to make sure everything is good. I went to the first Obgyn I could get in to see. She ran all these tests and reviewed my records. Nothing could explain why I was not getting pregnant. Everything was perfect medically.

We were referred to a fertility specialist in February 2022. Our doctor did every single test and ruled out anything that could explain the infertility without any luck. We were diagnosed “unexplained infertility”. Not only struggling with this news but to not even know why was even more frustrating. We continued our journey of 3 medicated cycles, medications, injections, ultrasounds, blood tests, ovulation sticks along with every over-the-counter supplement that we thought could help. Driving two hours almost every other day monitoring my progress seemed like an endless loop. Michael became my nurse administering every injection needed to help us get pregnant. We had nothing to show for it. Day after day dealing with the hormones was exhausting. I was at the point to where I was giving up. We were let down so many times. Then came an even bigger problem. I went in for an emergency ultrasound after having excruciating abdominal cramps thinking it was possible Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS) from all the medications and injections. My ovaries showed some cysts that were normal but one that was not along with possible hydrosalpinx (fluid in the fallopian tube). My doctor recommended surgery to pop the cyst. In June 2022 we drove an hour to have the cyst removed but when I woke up my husband told me news, I never thought I would have to hear. My left fallopian tube was severely damaged and had to be removed. This severely lowered our chances of conceiving to 5%. I was in absolute shock and heart broken. I didn’t want to believe it. We did one more medicated cycle and one IUI without any success. I was physically, mentally, and emotionally exhausted.

In December 2022 we decided to take a break and let my body relax and recover. We had several conversations about our next course of action. Would we try a few more IUIs or move on to IVF? Would we give up the dream of having our own child and just adopt? We were stumped. Finally, we concluded to jump into IVF. After researching and seeing the cost of the expenses, we had no idea how we could come up with that amount of money.

In August 2023 I came across a video on social media, a girl was explaining her fertility story which was similar to mine. She explained how she found this place that seemed too good to be true. A place in New York called CNY that did virtual appointments and allowed you to see your regular Obgyn to monitor your progress and only having to travel to New York once for the retrieval and the transfer all for basically half the price of the average cost of IVF. There was no way. As I did more research, I realized it was true. I couldn’t believe it. I immediately told my husband about it, and he was ecstatic like we had a glimpse of hope that we could do this. We are hoping to see Baby Cellitti in 2024!