Journey to parenthood

Hi :) My name is Sintija and I have Turner syndrome. Turner syndrome is a chromosomal abnormality affecting approximately 1 in 2000 baby girls. Girls born with Turner syndrome have a missing or partially missing X chromosome leading to a wide range of medical issues, including underdeveloped ovaries and infertility.

I have known from a very young age I wanted to be a mom when I felt that time was right, so when aged 15 I learned about my medical condition I was extremely devastated to hear it will end up being a very long and difficult journey.

And so in September 2020 I felt ready to start this long journey to parenthood even despite still being single and so the endless rounds of doctors have begun. Then after numerous tests, it was determined that my heart is healthy and general health is also good. Pelvic ultrasounds however determined that my uterus is smaller than average and I have no ovaries, and blood levels of FSH and AMH show that I am already post menopausal  at the age of 29.  Despite all the challenges I have found a clinic that is happy to treat me and has been a massive help in all this crazy journey.  So far I have self funded numerous consultations and also donor sperm costing thousands of pounds in my chosen private clinic (due to me needing egg and sperm donors and being single NHS wont fund the treatment). I am happy with the care that I recieve at the clinic and to fund my next stage of treatment I need to raise close to 12k so that I can secure egg donor and have my embryos created. I do work hard as a healthcare assistant in the hospital and also study full time, but this sum that I need to find is nearly impossible for me to raise on my own and I am hoping we can do this together and make my dream come true. I am looking to raise this money as soon as possible as I just recieved my first egg donor match today which I unfortunately had to decline due to inssuficient funds.

However I am still hopeful that my dream of a child will come true. Also if I get more than enough support and hopefully exceed donation amounts asked I am determined to donate that money further to someone else with similar fertility issues.  I would absolotely love to connect with you all and thank you for your support.
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