Category Archives: Egg Retrieval

Regroup Recap

Here is the recap of our regroup with Dr. S last week… I thought Dr. S would go over our results, give us a little bit more interpretation, and give us a plan going forward with the transfer.  Instead, he … Continue reading

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CCS results are…

great!!! 🙂 I was shocked when my nurse called to tell me our results were in! It has only been 4 days since I received my Day 6 report. I hope the lab is getting so good at this testing … Continue reading

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Day 6 Report

I got our Day 6 report phone call this morning from the embryology lab and we were told that we have 8 embryos that have been biopsied for CCS! We started with 14 eggs that fertilized, so a little more … Continue reading

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Fertilization Report

We got the call from the embryology lab during our cab ride home from the airport today. Out of our 23 eggs retrieved, 15 were mature and 14 fertilized with ICSI! I was only expecting 8 mature eggs at the … Continue reading

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Retrieved and Relieved

We are done!  Overall, today was relatively quick and painless! The best part of today was that I was able to sleep through the night…well almost.  I did wake up at one point frantically looking for “my shot” until my … Continue reading

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Trigger Tonight!

While waiting to cycle at CCRM, I would read other blogs and dream about the day I would write a blog entry entitled, “Trigger Tonight!” Today is that day. After this, I’m looking forward to the posts “Beta 1,” “First … Continue reading

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This is either easier than I thought, or I’m doing it wrong.

Today is day 4 of stim meds, and the shot I’m due to take in one hour may be the first one I do without watching the MedTeach video…again.  🙂  I just feel so much pressure to do this right, … Continue reading

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If you want to have a baby, you have to take birth control pills?

After 18 months of trying to have a baby, here I am, holding a pack of birth control pills in my hand. Whaaat? To be honest, I would do anything Dr. S tells me to do to have a baby … Continue reading

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Just in time!

So my period finally came yesterday morning – three days late.  I had a faint positive pregnancy test earlier in the week,  but the line just got lighter each day that passed.  I will admit that my husband and I … Continue reading

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Eggs for Thanksgiving?

My nurse called us around 5pm today with all of our ODWU and Day 3 blood work results. The only notable results were that I have lower blood flow on my left side than is ideal and my husband has … Continue reading

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