Well we have made it through all the medical testing and contracts were signed, which means only one thing, now we can get pregnant! We started the medication about a month before we had the transfer. Needles are definitely a phobia of mine but I knew I would have to do it and it would only be for a short time. Heck, I've done it before, I can do it again! Every appointment we had leading up to the transfer was good news. My body was preparing nicely and was definitely ready to grow a baby. We flew out to our clinic a few days before the transfer and had our last ultrasound and bloodwork done the day before transfer. Again, everything came back perfect! Our Intended Parents (IP's) were so anxious and everyone was very nervous. The day finally came and my nerves could not have been more nervous! Nervous because I wanted it to work out, hoping this one time will take, and wanting to make sure our IP's got to be there with us, after all, this is just as much their journey as it is ours. The doctor and nurses could not have been more patient or more kind, they were so supportive and made everyone feel very comfortable. After the transfer we had to rest for a little while and then it was back to our hotel for more rest and rest and rest until it was time to fly home. We knew our blood test, to either confirm or deny a pregnancy, would be about 10 days after the transfer. Really 10 days?! The wait is so hard! Everyone hoping for the best, anxious, excited, and definitely still nervous! They say you can take a pregnancy test anytime in between but just don't get your hopes either up or down because bloodwork is way more accurate. Our couple did not want to do a test right away. They said to maybe wait at least a week so, we waited. As much as I wanted to take a test, I didn't. Then exactly 7 days later I woke up in the morning and took that test. As soon as I saw the double line, I was giddy with excitement! I had to tell our IP's right away, there just was no denying how fast the double lines came up! Oh, their excitement was so fun to see! Being able to see the joy on their faces is the best feeling and makes you feel even more confident in this whole thing.
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