Tag Archives: reproductive endocrinologist


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


Try #2 – IVF Orientation

Today we had an all-morning appointment they call their “IVF Orientation” at the fertility center. They told us they had reviewed the hysterosalpingogram results done earlier this year at a different provider and said they looked fine as well as … Continue reading



Although we thought we were going to get out of doing one, our new reproductive endocrinologist thinks it is a good idea for Molly to have another hysterosalpingogram, similar to when we first started at a fertility clinic before the … Continue reading


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


Pregnancy Ultrasound #2

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Molly is 8 weeks, 3 days pregnant with twins, and we had the second ultrasound of the pregnancy. Everything looks great so far! I was literally holding my breath until I saw the little flicker of the two heartbeats, and … Continue reading


Try #7 – Ultrasound #4 – Monitoring

The fourth ultrasound to evaluate Molly’s response to the gonadotropins revealed that two of the four follicles on the right had become dominant and measured 16.5 and 15.5mm. The one dominant follicle on the left measured 15mm. This is a … Continue reading


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


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


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