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Try #1 – Ultrasound #6 / Ovidrel

This morning we went in for the sixth ultrasound of the cycle to see how the follicles are progressing.  Sure enough, as the doctor yesterday said, both follicles have matured (measuring 19.5mm on the left and 17.5mm on the right) … Continue reading

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Try #1 – Back to the Fertility Clinic

I wrote a little while ago about Molly and I beginning to pursue the initial steps of trying to conceive again.  We had initially decided to use the reproductive services through our health insurance provider, because we had known some … 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

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Try #7 – Ultrasound #6 / Ovidrel / Insemination #1

We went in this morning for the sixth ultrasound of this cycle to see how the follicles were maturing. After the recent screw up regarding the gonadotropin shot, we weren’t really sure what to expect in terms of timing. This … Continue reading

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Try #7 – Ultrasound #5 – Monitoring

Today’s fifth ultrasound showed that the two dominant follicles on the right had grown to 18 and 17.5mm, and the left dominant follicle was 16.5mm. We totally screwed up last night and forgot to do the gonadotropin injection. So, we … Continue reading

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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 #6 – Ultrasound #2 – Monitoring / Ovidrel

It is Day 15 and we had the second monitoring ultrasound of this cycle. It showed that the two follicles on the right had grown to 19mm and 17.5mm. We still did not see anything that was an obvious cyst, … Continue reading

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Try #5 – Pregnancy Test (hCG Blood Test)

So our first try with Clomid didn’t work – we had a negative blood pregnancy test. Use of the ovulation-stimulation drug Ovidrel can cause a false positive home pregnancy test (HPT), because the drug contains hCG, the hormone detected in … Continue reading