Just a few months ago I was whining about how often I had to go to the reproductive endocrinologist’s office to get my follicles checked. It was a lot: the first round of hard-core injectables, I went for follicle monitoring every 2-3 days for almost three straight weeks. I’ve seen my fair share of ultrasound … More The Upsides of a Weird Pregnancy
It’s been almost two week since I last posted. I would have written more… but nothing pregnancy-wise is going on! I’m approaching 15 weeks pregnant and compared to the getting-pregnant process and the first bit of the pregnancy, this chunk of time has been pretty uneventful. Which is good. At this point, no news is good … More Things Get Boring
Now that I’m settling in to the idea that I’m pregnant, and with some cautious optimism, we should have a baby coming later this year, I’m starting to think more about what it is that made the last cycle “the cycle” for pregnancy success over all the other ones. It’s a question I’ve been asked a … More What We Did Differently
It’s strange how quickly we adapt to our norms. I mean this generally and the norms of living with infertility. Before we tried to have children, it was normal for me to see my OB/GYN once a year, maybe twice if I wasn’t feeling well or needed a birth control prescription updated. I like her … More New Norms
My head is still spinning a little bit from the morning’s fertility consult with our reproductive endocrinologist. There’s still a lot we need to wait and find out, but I walked out of that office a happy lady. Michael on the other hand: not so much. It was our first time visiting this doctor and … More Missing Cysts!
We’re back at the babymaking again! In kind of an unexpected way. It’s actually a pretty short story. After three rounds of letrozole my OB/GYN suggested Michael and I make an appointment with a reproduction endocrinologist at a fertility center here in Kansas City. That’s happening next week. We’re not sure whether I ovulated the last few times … More Bottoms Up