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Try #7 – Ultrasound #3 – Monitoring

Molly’s third ultrasound to assess her response to the gonadotropins revealed that the 4 follicles on the right had grown to 11.5, 12, 12.5, and 14mm, and there was one on the left about 12mm.  Her Estradiol level was 300, … Continue reading

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Try #7 – Ultrasound #2 – Monitoring

The first ultrasound to assess Molly’s response to the gonadotropins revealed 4 follicles, sizes 9, 11.5, and 14mm on the right and one sized 9mm on the left. This is really good news. However, they did see one large suspect-cyst … Continue reading

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Try #7 – Ultrasound #1 – Baseline

The new fertility clinic we are going to does a baseline ultrasound on Cycle Day 1 or 2 to make sure there aren’t any cysts or follicles left over from the previous cycle. Today was Cycle Day 2, and Molly’s … Continue reading

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Try #7 – Learning to Inject

Before we could start our first cycle with the new fertility clinic, we had to meet with our nurse coordinator for a “learn to inject” appointment. She showed us how to load the dose of injectable gonadotropins in the convenient … Continue reading

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New Fertility Clinic – Possibility #2 / PCOS

We weren’t completely satisfied with the consult at the first fertility clinic we visited in our new area so we had a consult with another fertility clinic. I’m so glad we decided to do this, because it turns out that … Continue reading

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New Fertility Clinic – Possibility #1

Before moving across the country, we had taken a tour of a new fertility clinic near our new home. The facility was small, but upscale. We happened to meet one of the doctors during the tour, and he was very … Continue reading

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Sperm Order #3

Since we’ve used up two of the three vials of our Donor #2 originally purchased from California Cryobank (CC), we’ve needed to order more. Upon logging into the CC website, I saw that there was a message saying our donor … Continue reading

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Try #6 – Pregnancy Test (hCG Blood Test)

We learned today that our second try with Clomid didn’t work. The blood pregnancy test (beta-hCG) was negative. That was officially our last try while we are living in our current house. We’re moving across the country later this month … Continue reading

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Meeting with Reproductive Endocrinologist

We had another appointment with the Reproductive Endocrinologist to discuss what she would suggest, should this most recent insemination not work. Again, she said she was happy with the results of the 50mg of Clomid (x5 days) and would recommend … Continue reading