Thursday, June 21, 2012

Fertilization Report

If you're visiting from ICLW, I am in the midst of an IVF cycle.  Our egg retrieval happened yesterday, and we're set to transfer on Monday morning.

It took all day for the clinic to call, but we now have news.

Of the 26 eggs retrieved yesterday, 15 were mature.  Of the mature 15, 9 have fertilized.  They were able to use Brandon's fresh sample for ICSI.  Janet told me that I would receive another call on Saturday.  She mentioned the possibility of having more or less fertilized at that point.  From there we should know what grade they are.  Please keep praying for our precious embryos!

I've tried to take it easy today.  Dad picked me up around 11am to take me to get my hair trimmed.  We met Brandon for lunch at Zaxby's and then headed to the store for a few items.  I was completely worn out when we got back home.  My abdomen is still super tender and I've had to take the pain medicine.  I can't even carry my purse without feeling it in my tummy.  Dad watched tv in bed with me all afternoon and I slept on and off.  I'm going to try to go to work tomorrow.  I'm not sure if I'll make it all day, but I have to try. 

I am overwhelmed right now.  We have embryos. =)  We're parents.

For all things relating to my journey with IVF go to my IVF Schedule page.

19 comments:

  1. Congrats! Cant wait to hear how they are all doing Saturday :)

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  2. Wonderful news darlin!!!!!

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  3. This seriously is one of the coolest parts! Congrats on your 9! That's exactly how many we had.

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  4. That's wonderful, Courtney!!!

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  5. What a fantastic fert report!! FX'd for you!!

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  6. What great news, can't wait for Saturday's report.

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  7. Awesome news, hope you're feeling better soon! Rest up!!

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  8. Hello from ICLW! Wonderful news about your little embryos. Sending prayers up for continued good news as the days go by...

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  9. I am so excited for you. Loved reading about your situation. Hubby is a champ! So are you. I am pumped you have 9 embies. That's a gift. Also love your line ... We are parents. Keep up at mindset! ICLW #36.

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  10. I am so excited for you! I cannot wait to see the Belly pics!

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  11. More on Monday...more embryos!

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  12. Congrats on the great number of fertilized eggs. May they continue to grow well and that you have a successful cycle!

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  13. Congrats!! Monday, hurry up and get here!

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  14. Yes, you ARE parents! TO 9 babies right now! Exciting! :-) We're continuing to pray. :)

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  15. Congratulations that is GREAT news!

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