Saturday, 5 March 2011

Cover me, I'm going in

I have just had 'The Call'.

I am going in at 12:30 to have one top quality grade embryo put back in.

That is the good news.

The not so good news is that my embryo division has slowed right down. Ideally the embryologist would like to have seen one or two at blastocyst stage today, however she was concerned if they wait until tomorrow then they will have completely stopped growing and there would be nothing to transfer.

So her plan is to transfer one today. And then, in an unexpected curve-ball in the WFI plot, they want me back in tomorrow, if any of the remaining little blighters have reached blastocyst stage, for a second bite at the cherry.

I guess this means that I am unlikely to get any for freezing. I'm also trying not to think about the likelihood, or not, of the embryos not growing in the womb either.  But hopefully a bit of tender loving care from their Mum will beat a petri-dish any day.



24 comments:

  1. Good luck, old bean. Smoking you a kipper as we speak...

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  2. And I shall stoke a clipper.

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  3. GOOD LUCK!! What an exciting day today is!
    XX

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  4. Transfers on separate days? Ooo! Fancy pants fertility! Good luck, lovey.

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  5. Honestly I wouldn't worry about the growth slowing, that seems to happen so often. Mine stalled early, I went from having 17 lovely fertilised eggs initially to only having one 4 cell and one 6 cell on day 3 and a similar hurried call from the clinic to get them back in pronto. One of them obviously perked up as I had a successful pregnancy. I really believe once their inside you they have the best shot.

    They are good offering you transfers on separate days though, potentially two blasts - wow!

    PS - I worried about not having any to freeze and then went on to get pregnant naturally with no.2! I know that can be annoying to hear but I mean it in good spirit - you honestly never know what will happen, not having any to freeze is not necessarily an issue!

    GOOD LUCK!!!

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  6. All the very best of luck and am keeping everything crossed.
    I can't blame the embryos: if I was an embryo, I'd prefer a womb over a petri dish any day.
    Now, your orders are to take it easy and to be waited on hand and foot!

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  7. Good luck. Enjoy this special day with your hubby.

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  8. Fingers crossed for you and the embryo - hope it all goes smoothly. Thinking of you loads these days.

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  9. Good luck. Sending good cell division vibes your way.

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  10. Good luck, keeping everything crossed. Yay Liz you're gonna be PUPO! Freaking awesome.

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  11. Yay!! Here's to a good transfer & another tomorrow!!! Rest easy tonight & keep us posted!!!

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  12. Congratulations! Very best of luck to you!

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  13. GOOD LUCK! I have all crossable appendages crossed!

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  14. Hoping that your womb is the best place for them to be!!!

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  15. digits all crossed!!

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  16. And I thought my trip to Tescos made a Saturday afternoon interesting!
    Good luck!

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  17. A perfect blast! I love this approach to get it in today and possibly let its sibling join in tomorrow. Best of luck!

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  18. MASSIVE AMOUNTS of good luck for today and tomorrow! Go forth and get blasted!

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  19. Ooh - good luck! Well I suppose the transfer is already done with now, but good luck anyway!
    And, over 70% of my embies die out between day 3 and day 5. . .they just stall out at day 4. I understand how disappointing that can be, but those embies still can (and very likely WILL) grow to be perfect little babies =). Hang in there!! Thinking of you guys today and tomorrow!! =)

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  20. Wow, that's something I've never heard of before. Fascinating! Much luck!!!

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