I've been there and am planning on doing it again at the end of Feb/beginning of Mar. My DH has azoospermia so we're using a known donor that we completely trust & has been tested. Because we release the swimmers at the opening of the cervix the sperm don't need washed. I found the whole process to be a lot less stressful than in a clinic, I might even go so far as to say we had fun.
The first cycle after removing my Mirena (for the ending) I for a but the second cycle we got a so it really does work at home. Unfortunately though that ended up being an Ectopic pregnancy for us, most likely due to endo.
The best advice I can give is to have fun with it. The less stress the better.
I figured if you were going the wash and cath route that it had to be for a reason. ;-) Have you noticed there aren't a lot of heterosexual couples out there going the home route?
BTW, I'm from Co too and have family in Routt County.
I know for me I started out doing IVF ICSI & poor DH had dozens of TESE's done & we found it to be absolutely horrible. Everything they could botch they did so we wanted to avoid clinics as much as possible. Sadly, in my experience the situation makes it difficult to fit in anywhere. But that's a minor detail once you get your little miracle.
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