Yesterday morning, we had an early ultrasound appointment to check whether our embryos implanted. I realized the night before that I was pretty nervous. That’s the curse of the Internet-I’ve ready too many IVF blogs. So many families have faced the heartache of chemical pregnancies, ectopic pregnancies and miscarriage. Continue reading
When we decided on IVF, I hadn’t put a lot of thought in to how the day to day process might impact our routine. Some women quit their jobs to focus on getting pregnant. That is not my testimony. I work from home full time and have a somewhat flexible schedule. However, I also have a kindergartner on a set school and bed schedule and it’s ideal that I get my work finished between the hours of 8:00-5:00.
Thus far, I’d rate the entire IVF process as “manageable” but it has definitely introduced some new challenges. Continue reading
I’m a planner. You might even call me a schemer. I suppose it’s the curse of the analyst- it’s hard to stop strategizing. I’ve been family planning in one way or another for most of my adult life… Continue reading
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