We had our 20 week appointment(s) today (second trimester screening and 20 week apt with the doc) and we’re still going strong. Baby is now 14oz and is looking “perfect.” It’s such a relief to be able to have such good news each visit after going through all of the IVF crud. Baby is developing… Read More Halfway and going strong
As of today’s Obgyn appointment I am officially released from having to follow weight restrictions!!!!!!!! I. Am. So. Happy! Other than that baby’s heart beat was about 150 bpm and we could hear two kicks on the monitor. Oh I feel so good now. So many fears are relieved. Time to kick butt for the… Read More I’m finally off my weight and other restrictions!
We finally got the call today from the cryopreserve place asking us if we were going to keep our embryos, donate them t a person or to science, or have them destroyed… Every time I think I have an answer… I just don’t. I am selfish and I don’t want some other family having our… Read More Embryo decisions
An ode to my fellow IVF mommas. Going through IVF is by no means an easy endeavor. You get poked, you get prodded, and all of a sudden before you can blink you’re now completely comfortable with anyone in the office and their mother checking out your lady bits and whatever else is needed for… Read More Dealing with Anxiety after IVF
Our little lentil is going to be a dancer, that’s for sure! I’m pretty certain I’ve been feeling baby on and off for a while now even though most resources say you don’t start feeling flutters until closer to 18 weeks… but they do say smaller people may feel baby sooner so….. Any way you… Read More Dancing on mommy’s bladder
I’m pretty sure that my PIO injection sites are going to be permanently sore probably for the rest of my life. What I’d like to know is what is the typical length of time of soreness and bruising for PIO shots. I mean honestly!? It’s not bad enough to have gone through all of the… Read More 15 weeks pregnant and my injections sites are still sore
Yesterday we had our first trimester screening to find out about any abnormalities and to do more blood work (yay) to screen for trisomy 13, 18, and 21. Doc said everything was looking good and even went so far as to say that he wasn’t worried about me miscarrying at this point! Doctors never give… Read More First trimester screening