Our 1st Pregnacy after IVF

When we first found out the news of this pregnancy we had a flood of different emotions. It was both exciting and scary. First of all, we can not begin to describe how thankful and blessed we feel to have become pregnant after our very first IVF cycle. This gave us so much hope. We…

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Happy News: IVF Update

We are happy to announce our Frozen Embryo Transfer was successful and I am pregnant. My husband and I feel very blessed to have this news after our first IVF cycle. We did have some trouble waiting for the results of the blood test and started testing at home early. Our home pregnancy tests were…

IVF Transfer Day

Today is our FET (frozen embryo transfer) day! This has been the most exciting day so far along this IVF journey. I was instructed to drink 32 oz of water within the hour prior to arrival at the clinic. A full bladder is required for the transfer. We met with the doctor prior to our…

Celebrating Good News: IVF Update

These past few weeks I have continued with subcutaneous Lupron injections every morning and estrogen tablets twice a day. On Monday, I went to the clinic for an ultrasound to check the lining of my uterus and a blood draw to check an estrogen level. The ultrasound tech said my uterine lining looks great. She…

Update: IVF Schedule Mix-up

This has been a very eventful week. A few posts ago I mentioned the clinic changed my FET (Frozen Embryo Transfer) schedule to include birth control pills. Well, one of my nurses missed the memo and was still following the old schedule. She had me come to the clinic for two blood draws that were…

What I Wear for IVF Visits

It has been a few weeks since my last post because there has not been much to report. We are currently 2 weeks into our estimated 6 week schedule for our first frozen embryo transfer. Throughout this process I have learned when going for procedures and ultra sounds it is better to wear comfy and…

How Many Embryos to Transfer?

The next phase of IVF is the frozen embryo transfer (FET). How many embryos to transfer? That is the question. It has been over three weeks since our egg retrieval which has given us a lot of time to think, research and debate on transferring one vs. two embryos with the initial cycle. This past week…