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IVF Summary – Things You Are Not Told About IVF

Sunday, January, 20, 2013 I have finally come to terms with us not being able to have kids.  If we do decide to adopt down the road there is always time.  We have kept our heads held high through this infertility process.  Remember to keep smiling as this is a long road no matter what [...]

 

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Day 19 – Embryo Transfer + 1 / Acupuncture

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 We are now one day after the embryo transfer.  I took the day off to make sure I did not have too much stress.  The last couple of rounds of IVF I was so concerned and worried about work I think that stress may have affected the results.  Until I get [...]

 

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Day 18 – Embryo Transfer

Monday, August 20, 2012 All went well today.  We had two embryos that were transferred.  Of course I was a nervous wreck.  Luckily I was able to take Vallium before we left, which helped tremendously.  When I checked in we got our own room again which we loved.  The nurse gave me another Vallium while [...]

 

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Day 16 – Egg Retrieval + 1

Saturday, August 18, 2012 I woke up feeling worlds better today.  I am still walking slow as to be careful not to hurt myself.  I accompanied Pete to the grocery store and Costco today.  He did all the heavy lifting, pushed the carts etc.  It did feel good to do something normal.  Pete also did [...]

 

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Negative

Thursday, January 14, 2012 I went for my blood work this morning to find out if the embryo transfer took.  I woke up not feeling all that great, but thought it was just the normal cramping from the progesterone. Around 9:00am when I was at work I had the most horrible back and stomach pain.  [...]

 

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Spotting

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 I have been spotting the last couple of days, which is making me very nervous.  It is just brown spotting and not blood but it is still worry some.  I did some google searching and other women have had the same thing happen days after their embryo transfer. Two more days [...]

 

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Day 22 – The Realization Of Embryo Transfer

Thursday, June 7, 2012 Today was the first day that I realized in seven days I could be pregnant and in addition with twins.  I am actually secretly hoping for twins.  I don’t know why as we both have always said “One and done”.  Whatever happens I do think it will or won’t be our [...]

 

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Day 19 – Day After Embryo Transfer

Monday, June 4, 2012 I could not sleep at all last night.  I woke up three times in the middle of the night to use the bathroom.  I have never had to get up and go pee so many times in one night.  I was still crampy and decided to work from home to keep [...]

 

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Day 18 – Embryo Transfer

Sunday, June 3, 2012 I woke up at 5:00am because I could not sleep.  I laid in bed and played my games on my phone until about 6:00am.  I got up and started to get ready, with Pete right behind me.  Unlike the egg retrieval I was allowed to eat breakfast first and drink, since [...]

 

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Day 17 – Progesterone Shot

Saturday, June 2, 2012 My first thought was I would go ahead and start the progesterone suppositories today instead of doing the shot.  Especially based on the other night.  I was doing research online about the suppositories and the discharge from them can be quite messy.  Since I was doing the embryo transfer tomorrow I did [...]

 

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Day 16 – Progesterone Shot & Nurse Visit

Friday, June 1, 2012 I received a call today from Dr. Arredondo about the embryo transfer.  We batted around the idea of doing the transfer today, but he thought it was best I get a couple of more days of the progesterone in my system.  One egg has 8 cells and the other egg has [...]

 

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Day 5 After Egg Retrieval

Friday, March 2, 2012 I am actually feeling like myself again today.  It only took five days to stop cramping, having twinges and pulls in my stomach.  Also my breasts are still very tender they almost feel bruised. Here is the update. Four eggs were fertilized The four eggs have started turning into embryos Not [...]

 

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