Our IVF Journey Timeline

10/9/2015 – 1st meeting with RE

11/4/2015 – Semen analysis – all good results

12/4/2015 – Hysteroscopy & Laparoscopy done, found and removed endometriosis

12/14/2015 – Follow up with RE – 2 options, IUI (8-10% chance of success) IVF (30-35% chance of success)

1/12/2016 – 1st IUI – Negative result (1/26/2016)

2/10/2016 – 2nd IUI – Negative result (2/26/2016)

3/9/2016 – 3rd IUI – Negative result (3/24/2016)

4/25/2016 – Prep cycle for IVF#1

5/31/2016 – Egg Retrieval – 7 eggs – 2 made it to be fertilized and transferred (Little did I know that exactly one year from this date we transferred the embryo that is now our son!)

6/3/2016 – Transfer Day – 2 embryos transferred

6/16/2016 – Beta Day – Beta is Negative

6/20/2016 – IVF #2 Begins

7/26/2016 – Egg Retrieval – 15 eggs – 8 made it to be fertilized – 3 made it to be transferred and frozen

7/31/2016 – Transfer Day – 2 embryos transferred

8/10/2016 – Beta Day – Beta is 16

10/4/2016 – Transfer Day – 1 embryo transferred

10/14/2016 – Beta Day – Beta is Negative

12/7/2016 – Meeting at new RE Clinic

1/14/2017 – IVF #3 – with PGS testing

1/25/2017 – Egg Retrieval Day – 12 retrieved

1/26/2017 – 5 embryos made it to biopsy

2/5/2017 – 3 normal embryos (2 boys and 1 girl)

2/21/2017 – Transfer Day – 1 boy

3/2/3017 – Beta Day – Beta result is 70 (At the next check my beta decreased.)

5/31/2017 – Transfer Day – 1 boy

6/9/2017 – Beta Day – Beta Result 172!!

6/13/2017 – Beta #2 – 826

6/20/2017 – Beta #3 – >10,000

6/27/2017 – 1st Ultrasound – 6 weeks 4 days

7/5/2017 – 2nd Ultrasound – 7 weeks 5 days – Graduated from RE’s office

7/12/2017 – 3rd Ultrasound with my OB-GYN – HR 160

I was due 2/16/2018, but Thomas had other plans and was born on January 9th, 2018 at 34 weeks 4 days.