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Nervous about Egg Retrieval Tomorrow
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AandKDover posted:
Hi everyone! I am getting ready to do my egg retrieval tomorrow. I am happy that we've made it this far in the cycle but am kind of nervous about what's to come. I am hoping that the ER goes well and that we get some good eggs that become good embryos. Anyone have advice as to how to deal with the nerves? What should I expect?


Me-32-No right ovary, no left or right fallopian tube
DH-36-no problems

IVF#1
2/25/2012-Began stims
3/11/2012-Administered Ovidrel shot
3/13/2012-ER
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beckyatmoms responded:
Well first, congrats on making it to retrieval! Second, there is nothing for you to be nervous about. I have had 3 retrievals and they all went very smoothly. In my experience they were always able to retrieve more eggs than they thought based on the previous US's. With my retrievals I was asleep so you don't feel anything at all. Had some cramping afterwards and they will give you pain meds if you need them. I always went home and slept for a couple hours afterwards. Back to work the following day.

You will be fine.....keep us updated!
Becky (35) DH (31) TTC for over 3 years. MFIF DS(12) DD(5)
IVF1 (Long Lupron) 3/10 BFN
IVF2 (Long Lupron) 2/11 BFN
IVF3 (Antagonist) BFP!!!
TWINS!!! EDD 8/23/12
 
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KL0124 responded:
How exciting! Good luck. Hope it goes well for you.
Kris (30) DH (32) DD (4) 7 angels, mild MF and FF IF, IUI1 m/c, 2 BFN,
 
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AandKDover replied to beckyatmoms's response:
Thanks so much for your reassurance! I am now home and the ER went very well. They were able to get 7 eggs and I'm hopeful about how many embryos that will mean. I go back Friday for ET and am excited about that. I will let you know how it goes!
 
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AandKDover replied to KL0124's response:
Thanks! It went well and now we will just wait and see how the embryos turn out.


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