Telana and Steve IVF Journey for Baby Henderson

Branford, CT (US)
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Created 2 years ago
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Fertility Treatments

Telana and Steve IVF Journey for Baby Henderson

by Telana Henderson

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  • $6,000.00

    Fundraiser Goal
  • $1,205.00

    Funds Raised
  • 38

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$1,205.00 raised of $6,000.00 Goal
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Branford, CT (US)

Telana Henderson is organizing this fundraiser.

Campaign Story

Hello my name is Telana and my husband Steve and I have been trying to have a baby for over 5 years now. When it was not happening naturally, we went to see what the problem was. Turns out I have blocked fallopian tubes. I tried surgery in November 2018 to unblock them, my Dr. was able to unblock one fallopian tube. Three months later, we finally got a positive pregnancy test. We were so excited but the excitement quickly started to fade, each visit they seen a sac but not an egg. They reassured us that it is still early and it just didn’t show up yet maybe. Finally the egg appeared and we even seen a heart beat, we got excited again. The excitement turned to heartbreak when we came back a week later and there was no heart beat. The Dr. wanted to give it one more week but still no heart beat. We were hurt but understood this happens with infertility. We tried again naturally for the rest of the year but nothing was happening. We went back to the Dr. to give IUI a try but with only one possible fallopian tube, nothing was happening with that either.

I never thought I would have trouble getting pregnant, let alone have to try IVF. It definitely hurts when you have to really come to terms with the fact that it will not happen naturally, but after doing some research and looking at other couples stories we were really excited to give IVF a try. In September 2023 we did our first round of IVF and things were looking promising. Once again our excitement went up we got positive pregnancy test, my HCG levels were rising and then the numbers dropped. Our first embryo transfer ended with a Biochemical Miscarriage, we were so heartbroken yet again. This one hurt the most because we just knew it was going to work.

We are now back at the half way mark with needing just a embryo transfer. We have reached our max on our insurance for IVF coverage so we are asking for your help to make this happen for us and I will be honoring donors by adding their name to a heart then adding it to a shadow box. So please include your name when you donate, so we can remember who helped make it all possible for us! We are truly grateful for all the resources and platforms to help couples have a baby and thank each and everyone of you in advance for your donations and support!

Name Donation Date
Alfred Furtado $100.00 June 18, 2024
Candace Groom $40.00 May 20, 2024
Frank D $60.00 April 08, 2024
Anonymous $100.00 April 04, 2024
John Robinson $50.00 April 04, 2024
Anonymous $20.00 April 02, 2024
Catherine Paskoski $50.00 February 11, 2024
Anonymous $50.00 August 23, 2022
Katina Staton $50.00 August 01, 2022
Doneisha Coleman $100.00 July 29, 2022
LeTasha Rush $100.00 June 10, 2022
Reginald Fairbairn $25.00 June 03, 2022
Tiffany Sims $50.00 May 27, 2022
Tearra Groom $100.00 May 25, 2022
Komivi Abony $200.00 May 25, 2022
Cheryl Finkley -Mullings $10.00 May 25, 2022
Nancy Zito $50.00 May 25, 2022
Liz Merriman $50.00 May 02, 2022
Anonymous commented with a $50 donation about 2 years ago
God bless and I will be praying for you guys!
Komivi Abony commented with a $200 donation about 2 years ago
Good luck and God bless you guys
Nancy Zito commented with a $50 donation about 2 years ago
Best of luck to you both ❤️
Liz Merriman commented with a $50 donation about 2 years ago
I hope all your dreams come true. I work with your mom and know how bad she wants to be a grandma and how badly you want to be parents. All prayers are with you on your journey