First: Happy Valentine’s Day, sweet blog friends. I hope this over commercialized day finds you surrounded by loved ones, chocolate and, maybe if you are super lucky, balloons. (I love balloons and only assume the rest of the world does, too).
I know these embryo updates are super boring but I just can’t contain my excitement. Also, this blog serves two purposes: to connect with others dealing with infertility and to chronicle my journey so I can remember all the twists and turns, tragedies and triumphs. I promise a less boring post soon.
So Day Three Report!
We have 9 top baby-making candidates right now and some decent runners-up:
- Two embryos are at 8 cell grade 4
- Seven embryos are at 8 cell grade 3
- There are some others at 6 cell grade 4 and then some with lower cell counts and grades.
My clinic will only freeze embryos at the blastocyst stage so my embabies still have a long way to go. But I know they can do it.
I keep getting all teary-eyed when I think of these blobs of cells in a lab. These are my potential babies and I love each and every one of them. I keep promising them that everyone who makes it to freezing will get a chance at life – be it in my ute or in an adopters ute. None of them will have undergone this strange beginning in vain.
Happy Valentines Day, sweet embryos. Belle and Mr. Husband love you very much.