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Try #2 – Pregnancy Tests (HPT and hCG Blood Test #1)

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At 10 days post-transfer, today we had the blood pregnancy test…which was positive!  Truth be told, we actually did a home pregnancy test (HPT) last night, which showed the two joyful pink lines! I really had not wanted to do … Continue reading

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Nuchal Translucency Screening

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At 12 weeks, 6 days pregnant with twins, this morning we had our first prenatal screening test – the Nuchal Translucency (NT) screening ultrasound. The NT is performed between 11 and 14 weeks (gestational age), and it is an ultrasound … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Ultrasound #1 – Twins!

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Molly is 6 weeks, 3 days pregnant, and we had our first ultrasound of the pregnancy at the fertility clinic. The set up was the same as any of the inseminations – strip from the waist down, put your feet … Continue reading

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Telling My Parents

I told my parents about the pregnancy by texting them a photo of the two pink lines on the positive pregnancy test. Although it is only Day 31 (counted from the first day of the last menstrual period), we got … Continue reading

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Try #7 – Pregnancy Test #3 (hCG Blood Test)

The beta-hCG pregnancy test (a blood test) today was 336 mIU/ml (normal range at this point is 5-426 mIU/ml). This is great news! Of course, I immediately consulted BetaBase and saw this is pretty much right on target for being … Continue reading

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Try #7 – Pregnancy Test #2 (HPT)

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Despite the two positive home pregnancy tests yesterday, we just had to do another one from another brand (just to make sure!). This one was a Clear Blue Easy Digital, and sure enough, the precious little word “Positive” came up … Continue reading

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Try #7 – Pregnancy Test #1 (HPT)

I woke up around 7:30am to Molly saying, “Honey, can you look at this? I think there are two pink lines here.” It’s been 16 days since the first insemination of this cycle. Our fertility clinic does a beta-hCG pregnancy … Continue reading

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Try #7 – Insemination #2

The second insemination (using Donor #2) for this cycle was done in the morning. They didn’t do another ultrasound, because they knew that Molly had already ovulated at least one of the follicles (as seen on yesterday’s ultrasound), and yesterday’s … Continue reading