This morning two beautiful blastocysts were transferred back into my womb! Here they are:
The nurse and my doctor kept using the word "perfect" to describe the two blasts and the ease of the transfer. It was about as successful as an embryo transfer can go! We are stoked!! My doctor took a ultrasound picture of my uterus just after the transfer and he pointed out the two blasts that looked like tiny white dots at the top of my uterus. Seeing that image really helped us to have confidence that they are in just the right spot. Ben and I both got teary as our emotion bubbled to the surface. Reflecting on all the painful years of waiting to get the this point, and all the recent days full of doctors appointments, needles and hope (and sometimes fear). Thinking about the possibility that this could really be it and our lives will change forever. Looking into each others' welled up eyes, we both felt the strong loving bond we have strengthen throughout this challenging process. All of these feelings tied to these two tiny little blastocysts. It was a very powerful experience.
On the drive home it felt the way it did just after leaving our wedding reception. Just like then, it was the sense that something really big had just happened that changes everything. Feeling so much hope for the future and so much love for the man beside me. Almost floating on air...
Now I'm home, and per my doctor's orders I'm resting in bed for the remainder of the day. Ben has gone back to work for a few hours, but my mom is here and I am SO GRATEFUL for that!!
Tomorrow we will get a call from the lab to let us know if any of our remaining embryos were able to make it to freeze. We still feel beyond blessed and lucky that things have gone so well for us this round so far.
December 4th is the day we find out if one or both of our little blasties have decided to snuggle in and become a pregnancy. We'll spend a lot of time talking to my belly and saying our prayers!!
Oh...and here are some pics of me and Ben right before the transfer looking fancy in our medical getups. :)
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