Part of the process of pursuing this embryo adoption is making sure I can safely carry a pregnancy. Whether we transfer two embryos at the same time or just one at a time, safety is the priority. I went through a ton of blood tests and shared about those, so today I’m going to share about the next test I had: the saline ultrasound.
I’ve had two HSGs in my fertility journey already (2009 and 2014), which is when dye is injected into the uterus and through the tubes to check for blockages. This test is done in a radiology department at a hospital. I’ve never had any blockages, thank goodness, but in the case of embryo adoption, tubal blockages aren’t even important. I could do this whole thing without any tubes! What I need is a clean uterus, so that’s where the saline ultrasound comes in.[Read more…]