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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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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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and the injections begin

Just under three weeks until we transfer a hoped for little mccracken. Step 1. birth control, check Step 2. six days of Lupron injections and start a daily dose of Dexamethasone, check Step 3. 13 days of Ganirelix injections, starting … Continue reading

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ivf…the cheap plan :)

We just paid our non-refundable deposit for IVF…August Cycle. For those considering in-vitro, or wanting to compare their plan, here is our breakdown… Deposit: $2000 Remainder: $7580 (due by Cycle Day 1) Fertility drug protocol: $3750 Fluid ultrasound: $850 Initial … 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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