Episode 10: Our IVF Egg Retrieval
In this episode Hunter and I talk about our IVF egg retrieval and what it was like to go through the stimulation phase of our IVF cycle. Over the last two weeks I’ve given myself a total of 56 injections, gone to six acupuncture sessions, and had four blood draws, so I’ve felt a little like a voo doo doll. I’m so grateful to say that everything went really smoothly for us and I felt good, physically and emotionally, through the entire process. Listen in to hear how many eggs we had retrieved and what’s next for us.
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What is ICSI? Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (we just say “ick see” for short) is a procedure where a single sperm is manually inserted directly into an unfertilized egg.