We spoke with Dr. Zhang and Dr. Merhi. Everyone is disappointed by the outcome of our first cycle, but hopeful that we might have better success with a frozen transfer. So, that's what we've decided to do. We've been monitoring locally (labs and ultrasounds) and plan to head back to NYC around July 21. We're… Continue reading Moving Forward…
We weren't allowed to bring our cameras into the OR, but our photographer took this picture for us on June 16. We really loved Dr. Merhi and all the staff at New Hope, and we are excited to continue working with them. When things don't go as planned, it can be heartbreaking, but we… Continue reading Dr. Merhi & New Hope Fertility Center
Well, after lots of waiting, we finally got our results. Beta HCG (pregnancy test) was <2 (negative) for both of us. We're feeling pretty devastated, but know that we want to do another transfer as soon as possible. We'll keep everyone posted on the next step. For right now, we just need some time to… Continue reading It’s BETA Day!
We had our egg retrievals last Friday and Saturday, and the plan was to head back to Florida on Tuesday and then return to New York in July for the transfers. When we sat down with billing, we found out that a frozen embryo transfer was not included in what we won, and that it… Continue reading We Kept a Secret!
Jaci * 6/16/17 (Day 0) - 10 Eggs Retrieved. * 6/17/17 (Day 1) - 9 Eggs Fertilized, 1 Fertilized Abnormally and was Discarded. * 6/21/17 (Day 5) - No Embryos Reached Blastocyst Yet (4x Cavitating Stage, Grade C, 4x Morula Stage, Grade B, 1x Compacting Stage, Grade B. * 6/22/17 (Day 6) - 3… Continue reading Embryo Update!
Kelly's egg retrieval went great, except for a little panic attack in the beginning. They retrieved 7 eggs, and are fertilizing them today. We should know later today or early tomorrow how many fertilized.
Jaci's egg retrieval went great, but was quite uncomfortable. They retrieved 10 eggs, and are fertilizing them today. We should know later today or early tomorrow how many fertilized.
Monitoring Ultrasound: Kelly Lining: ? R Follicles (9): 19mm, 15.5mm, 13.5mm, 8.5mm, 8mm, 7mm, 3 <7 L Follicles (12): 20.5mm, 17mm, 13.5mm, 11mm, 11mm, 8.5mm, 7.5mm, 7mm, 4 <7mm Monitoring Labs Kelly Estrogen: 1863.1 FSH: 13.8 LH: 2.8 Progesterone: 0.35
Monitoring Ultrasound: Jaci Lining: 7mm R Follicles (3): 21mm, 17.5mm, 16mm L Follicles (11): 31mm, 25mm, 21mm, 19.5mm, 17mm, 17mm, 17mm, 15mm, 14mm, 11mm, 10mm Monitoring Labs Jaci Estrogen: 1193 FSH: 10 LH: 4 Progesterone: 1 Jaci's trigger shot is tonight at 11:20pm for her egg retrieval Friday at 11:20am.
Monitoring Ultrasound: Jaci Lining: 6.6mm R Follicles (10): 18mm, 15mm, 14mm, 9mm, 6<5mm L Follicles (16): 24.5mm, 21.5mm, 17.5mm, 16mm, 15.5mm, 13.5mm, 13.5mm, 12.5mm, 11.5mm, 12mm, 11.5mm, 10mm, 9.5mm, 3<4mm Kelly Lining: 5.8mm R Follicles (9): 14.5mm, 14mm, 12mm, 10.5mm, 8mm, 5mm, 5mm, 4mm, 4mm L Follicles (10): 16mm, 11mm, 10.5mm, 9mm, 7.5mm, 7mm, 6.5mm,… Continue reading Third Monitoring at New Hope