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In IVF#1, I had 10 eggs retrieved, 9 mature, and 9 fertilized. I transferred 1 and none made it to freeze.

In IVF#2, Take 3, so far:

14 eggs retrieved
12 mature
8 fertilized

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Good news today as well.

Expectations for a fertilization rate are that 50-75% of the mature eggs retrieved will fertilize. So if all 10 of the eggs retrieved yesterday had been mature (unlikely), we’d expect 5-7 of them to fertilize by today.

Of the 10 that were retrieved, 9 were mature (we expect that one of them was post-mature… remember that 25.9 follicle?)

Of the 9 mature eggs yesterday –

I have 9 two-celled embryos today.

Honestly, a girl can’t ask for better news than that, can she? I think I actually shed some tears.

I’m still in a fair bit of pain – but it’s worth it.

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