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Try #2 – 5-Day Embryos / Embryo Transfer

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Today was embryo transfer day!  I thought the embryo transfer wouldn’t be much more than what an IUI involved, but it was kind of a much bigger deal. We arrived at the fertility center around 9:00 am for a 10:00 … Continue reading

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Try #2 – Retrieval

Today was egg retrieval day!  And what a day it was! We arrived at the fertility center at 8:30am, and we didn’t get home until almost 1:00pm.  Obviously, I was going to miss all commitments, work and otherwise, to attend … Continue reading

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Try #2 – Ultrasound #6 and Estradiol – Monitoring / Novarel

This morning the ultrasound showed that the leading follicles are finally large enough to warrant the trigger shot of Novarel!  Also, the estradiol today was 2894.  Steep rises in estradiol levels can be a concern for potential Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome … Continue reading

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Try #2 – Estradiol – Monitoring

They checked the estradiol level again today after increasing the dose last night.  Today’s level was 691, quite a jump from yesterday’s 250.  Being wary about Molly’s risk for Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome due to polycystic-appearing ovaries, they decreased the Follistim … Continue reading

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Try #2 – Estradiol – Monitoring

Today they checked the estradiol level to assess how Molly’s ovaries are responding to 200 units/evening dose of Follistim.  Because they want to be very cautious about the possibility of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome, today’s estradiol level of 301 resulted in … 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