Today was the big day - Transfer!! I know K&S would have loved to have been there today but I was very honored to have my best friend and fellow surro sister Daisy along as my companion. We arrived on time but waited nearly 2 hours before transfer took place. One of the hold ups was that the clinic wanted to review over the phone with K&S how the embies looked after the thaw. Since they are in Hawaii, several hours behind us here, they were told to call in around 9am (4am their time) to get the news. Just after that IM text me (as I sat in the waiting room) to let me know both survived but had a little cell degeneration due to the thaw process. I wasn't sure what to make of this but stayed hopeful they were ok. After being brought back and given instructions to undress a nurse came in with the paperwork to sign consenting to both embryos being transferred. I asked about their condition and she said they looked great - the cell degeneration is normal and doesn't change their grading. A few minutes later we transferred two blasts, a grade 3AB and a 4AB. It was surreal watching the two lil embryos being moved into the transfer dish, then into a pipette to be inserted into their cozy uterine home which looked perfect.
So now we wait. We are all thinking positive thoughts and praying for good news.
Update: I spoke with IM (K) and she said that the embryologists report was that with the cell degeneration we were looking at about a 30% success rate. Not the best statistic but one thing I've learned through this IVF process is that it's really a crap shoot. I've seen beautiful embryos result in nothing and not so great ones bring positive outcomes so - Keep Praying!
A few new pics and even a video have be added to the album. Here's one of me all dressed up for the occasion.
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