Anxiety during this pregnancy… Anxiety has been an issue with this pregnancy for me. Before each doctor appointment, my anxiety gets higher. I am always afraid something will be wrong, even though she has always been fine. This doesn’t matter…each time I lay down for an ultrasound, they put the jelly on my belly, andContinue reading Anxiety/High risk update
The day we made it to week 12, I received a call from my OBGYN. At this point they had done the OB panel (blood work) and the results had come in. As previously mentioned, I had already had the Rhogam injection to prevent antibodies due to my blood type. As part of the OBContinue reading Pregnancy Update – High Risk
Our little tadpole turned into a jellybean… We got to see our little jellybean at 6 weeks and 5 days for the first time. Nothing can explain that moment…..The excitement and cautious fears as you move forward. We had a little scare 2 days before the ultrasound, it ended up that it was just aContinue reading Our growing tiny human..
After the blood test, I occupied my time by getting some food and going to target….I mean who doesn’t love to wonder around target?!?!? As I was walking into target, I saw the name of our clinic pop up on my phone with an incoming phone call. OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This was the moment…this was it….AHHHHHHHH …..okContinue reading The results are in…
Now, there are a lot of superstitions that surround a transfer day and a lot of things people recommend you do. For us, we decided to try them all….because why not?!?! We both wore our shirts, I wore lucky pineapple socks, I ate fries on the way home (I chose chick-fil-a fries over mcdonalds), andContinue reading The superstitions for transfer day and the 9 day wait…
The day is finally here…the day we have been waiting for. We are going to be PUPO (pregnant until proven otherwise). That day started out like a normal morning for us. I woke up, ate breakfast, went for a walk, and then prepared for the transfer. There were not as many rules for the transferContinue reading Transfer Day
It is so hard to not be over excited during this process. We are overjoyed with our embryo news and overjoyed to have so many embryos that are healthy! Our household is full of happy, excited, and a lot of cautious optimism. It is so weird knowing the gender of your future baby, “BB Stone”!Continue reading Our feelings during this process….
The long-awaited week is over! We got the results before it had been a week! I saw the number for the lab pop up on my phone and I was a little confused because it was 2 days sooner than we thought we would get the call! As I answered the phone, I was soContinue reading Genetic testing update!
We have waited a week…..it has felt like such a long week….it felt like FOREVER! The day is finally here, all of this hard work and we are going to find out how many embryos we have being genetically tested and how many survived the petri dish process! We left off on day 3, whereContinue reading The Wonderful Life of an Embryo
We officially have embryos (they are still just cells, but they are embryos)! Since the egg retrieval, I have been a little restricted with movement. My ovaries are still huge, it takes a week or 2 for them to shrink back down. I make sure I don’t do too much, to continue to prevent myContinue reading AN EGG-TASTIC UPDATE