Late this morning I glanced at my phone and noticed that I’d missed a call from the clinic. My heart dropped; the embryologist wasn’t supposed to call for at least four more hours. As I called the clinic, I had the absolute worst, heavy feeling in my stomach. I was put through to the embryologist right away.
Imagine my delight, and surprise, when she said we have FIVE embryos!!!!! I’m stunned. We had a long talk about the fact that we’ll be lucky to have two, maybe three on Friday, but still, five is a lot better than the numbers I’d had floating around in my head.
She told me not to stress, (yeah, right) and that she’d be in touch later this week. As we ended the call, she said I could ring tomorrow for an update, late afternoon. I’m positive this is the same embryologist I spoke to for IVF #2, as she used the word “precious”, when speaking of our embryos. This is also the same embryologist who told us that our second embryo arrested before transfer for FET #2. She is so sweet and comforting. I just know they are in the best hands.
Five, we have five. Please, please grow.
IVF #1: 8 eggs, 5 embryos (transferred 3, froze 2)
IVF #2: 7 eggs, 4 embryos (transferred 2, froze 2)
IVF #3: 7 eggs, 5 embryos (to be determined)