Yippee!! No More Progesterone Shots!

Anyone who has gone through IVF knows how utterly miserable the progesterone in oil shots can be. It is basically like getting a flu shot in your hip EVERY DAY for weeks. And for those of us who don’t have a lot of hip, you run out of space to put these miserable shots very quickly.

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Two Heartbeats…

Anyone who has go through infertility understands that feeling when you actually see a heartbeat. It’s a feeling of joy, hope, relief and fear all rolled into one. I say fear because as soon as I saw their heartbeats, I immediately started to worry. I worried that one day I wouldn’t see these beautiful little flickers. It’s a constant worry that lessens somewhat with time, but never truly goes away.

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Today Has Been A Rough Day…

4.4.16: 6 weeks 1 day I woke up with a pit in my stomach and a sense of dread. I have an ultrasound in three days and I keep thinking something bad is going to happen. I just feel anxious and scared. I hate feeling this way because I know better. As an OB/GYN, I know...

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I Saw “Them” Today…Yes, “Them”!

  3.31.16: 5 weeks 4 days Today was our first ultrasound. My pregnancy hormone levels have been increasing beautifully, but for some reason I kept thinking there would be nothing to see on the ultrasound. I even had a dream about it last night. As soon as I got...

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