Category Archives: IVF

round two, good to go

lining: 10.5 estrodial bumped to .4 ml. starting PIO shots and antibiotic today. February 6th is a go! Blastocysts thawed in the morning…transfered in the afternoon. Will thaw till we have two viable. Everything looks great!!!

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a date

February 6th *crossed fingers and toes.

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a second chance

Tomorrow it begins! Estrogen. Dexamethosone. Progesterone. Shots and pills. Thawed embryos. Bed rest. Blood draws. And lots of prayers. Waiting. Waiting. Waiting. And then…maybe a baby.

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no news is…

not good news in the fertility world. :( We did get pregnant. The transfer worked. We saw a heartbeat at seven weeks. We saw a another heartbeat, and growing baby, at 8.5 weeks. We went in at 10 weeks for … Continue reading

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the final step…egg transfer

August 31st 2012….the day we had two little embryos implanted! Unlike egg retrieval, this procedure is relatively short and painless. Of course, I do use the word relative because I did have an ice cold speculum (yes, they ice it … Continue reading

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OHSS

OHSS is short for Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome. It is a complication that can arise when egg production is being stimulated. And yes, I got it. Doctor Fisch told me I was at risk for it with the amount of eggs … Continue reading

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egg retrieval and such

Egg retrieval was on Sunday, 8/26/2012. Egg retrieval means: a procedure where all of the eggs the doctors have been growing and stimulating in my body over the past month are harvested. I had many mature follicles with 23 eggs … Continue reading

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little by little

–baseline ultrasound looks great. –no issues with any of the 25 vials of blood that were drawn from me…or Adam (although he only had two vials worth…punk!) –starting Follistem tonight and Luveris tomorrow. –next ultrasound…next Monday. –10 or 11 days … Continue reading

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ivf…yes, we are.

So I was standing at the kitchen counter last night staring…staring…staring. Yes, staring at the packet of birth control pills wondering what the heck I was supposed to do with it. Seriously! Luckily, I have a sister or two very … Continue reading

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