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Egg retrieval today

They got four eggs this morning.  There were five follicles, but the doctor thinks one ovulated before they could get to it.  I'm a little disappointed, but this is kind of what we expected.  It only takes one good embryo!  We'll get the fertilization report tomorrow, and then updates every two days on growth until… Continue reading Egg retrieval today

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I pulled the trigger

I've been slacking... I know.  So now I'll give you all the IVF updates.  Spoiler alert:  We're getting very close to egg retrieval. Ok, so all the way back on 5/3 I started birth control pills to down-regulate my reproductive system.  This was done to prevent me from producing the hormones that would allow my follicles to "recruit"… Continue reading I pulled the trigger