If you make a batch of cookies that are absolutely amazing and you freeze the remaining cookies, when you unfreeze them, the cookies will still be pretty delicious.
All that I heard from the entire discussion was “incompatible with life”. Before we even knew we were pregnant, it had already been decided that we would never hold our child in our arms, only in our hearts.
You imagine so many things as you wait to see your child for the first time: Will they look like me? What will your laugh sound like? Who are you going to be when you grow up? What kind of mother will I be? There are so many “what ifs” going through your mind, but the one you don’t think is “what if something is wrong?”
If the 2 week wait between transfer and your beta feels like an eternity, the time between your beta and when you receive the results seems infinite…
I have to admit, transfer day has been the easiest part of our IVF Journey thus far… My biggest responsibility on transfer day was to ensure I had a full bladder and that I relaxed after the transfer.
I honestly thought post-retrieval recovery would be a breeze… in reality, I was emotionally and physically exhausted and my body no longer felt like my own.