Pregnancy Update

My Amniocentesis

This is copy pasted from my Instagram @ourlastegg in case anyone searches for an amniocentesis story. That being said, I feel like the blogosphere is dead and everyone is gone 😦 This sounds kind of dumb and unbelievable, but I believed from the moment I had a BFP that this pregnancy was a healthy baby,… Continue reading My Amniocentesis

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Amniocentesis Results

We got the FISH results from the amnio 3 days ago. That is the preliminary result that is 95% accurate for trisomies 13, 18, 21, and sex chromosomes. Baby is healthy and baby is a boy! I knew he was a boy the whole time and somehow I’m still surprised and in shock. The amnio… Continue reading Amniocentesis Results

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Almost Out Of The Pregnancy Woods

This deserves an update. I am 16 weeks pregnant today. Yay, right? Maybe. I’ve had two NIPT tests and both came back with low fetal fraction. There are two possible reasons. 1. There is an abnormality with the baby, like trisomy 13 or 18. Since I’ve not had a scan in 8 weeks that seems… Continue reading Almost Out Of The Pregnancy Woods

Pregnancy Update

Sensitive (and a little scary) Post

I am in “p” territory again. Let me backtrack. I actually had a chemical in January. I implanted late and found out later that implantation after 11 DPO leads to early miscarriage 82% of the time. I tested positive on 17 DPO after thinking I was out, but my period was late. It was a… Continue reading Sensitive (and a little scary) Post

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Recurring Pregnancy Loss – Still Occurring

It feels appropriate to update now. In October we had a failed IUI, November was a failed medicated cycle with trigger, and in December we just did timed intercourse. I had a positive pregnancy test this week when I realized my period was late after already thinking I was out. The line was too faint… Continue reading Recurring Pregnancy Loss – Still Occurring

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Infertility Burnout

My period is two days late and I'm definitely not pregnant so that's great. My cycles are still messed up with no clear indication of when I ovulate and I track eeeeeeverything on two apps and I wear an Ava bracelet. So yeah. Tubes and uterus are clear, though, so that's good. That's never been… Continue reading Infertility Burnout

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Keep Your Fertile Frenemies Closer?

Warning: bit of a whiny rant ahead. But it’s my blog so that’s what this is for, right? When I was pregnant, I was that annoying woman who was just so happy and grateful and wouldn’t complain about anything. Not even when I could barely walk from severe SPD. Not even when my fibroids grew… Continue reading Keep Your Fertile Frenemies Closer?

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My New Reproductive Endocrinologist (Making a Baby: Chapter 2)!

Yesterday I had my initial meeting with my new RE, Dr. S since Dr. M left the practice shortly after we left in 2017. This new doctor is also the head of the donor egg program, which is why he is my doctor. I liked him a lot, the appointment went well. I like the… Continue reading My New Reproductive Endocrinologist (Making a Baby: Chapter 2)!

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Life, Secondary Infertility, and the Pursuit of Eggs

Secondary infertility is an unwieldy beast. With primary infertility, you've got the straight facts. There's no baby, there's no joy, there is only sorrow. That's how I felt. There were layers, don't get me wrong. This one can't even get pregnant. That one has been trying longer. There are shades of pain. When I got… Continue reading Life, Secondary Infertility, and the Pursuit of Eggs