Archive for July, 2012

Today is day 12 of my medications which will have me all ready for the transfer in a couple weeks.  I am finished with birth control and since yesterday I’m finished with the antibiotic, Delestrogen Doxycycline, until it gets closer to the transfer.  Now I’m just taking an aspirin, a prenatal vitamin and Lupron …continue reading

Med Start Update

posted by Dana with 2 Comments

 Today is the 4th day of taking the prescribed medications in preparation for the embryo transfer which should happen around August 20 give or take.  The first two weeks of my meds are kinda boring.  I’m still taking birth control but only for two more days.  My husband and I are taking …continue reading

A Toast to Surrogacy!

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Drum roll please, this is it ladies and gentleman, medications start tomorrow which means alcohol consumption stops and caffeine consumption is limited.  I’m not going out without a little (all day long) toast to surrogacy, to Marce and Chris, to me and the team at the reproductive facility.  I started with some …continue reading

I AM IN RECEIPT OF A CALENDAR!!!! I will begin medications Monday 7/16. Tentative Egg Retrieval from the Egg Donor 8/15Tentative Embryo transfer five days later around 8/20First pregnancy test (blood work) two weeks after egg retrieval around 8/29 On another note, to get some sympathy and truly educate future surrogates and those who are curious …continue reading

I should be updating on how I’m tolerating the medications to prepare my body for the surrogacy but alas, I still haven’t started medications.  Last post I said things can change.  The delay this time?  Miscommunication. My instructions were simply the tentative schedule we were all given in an email: Lupron start: 7/9 Last …continue reading