This was a FUN post to write! I still can’t believe any of this but I am choosing to hold on to hope right now because this is real.
Our 2nd embryo transfer of our last adopted embryo is a success. We’re pregnant! Today, I want to share all of the behind-the-scenes stuff that’s been going on, leading up to our beta days.
When Did We First Found Out?
Well, I mentioned in my transfer day post that I would be testing before the beta test this time. I started testing really early, knowing that it was possible that the tests would be negative. According to the chart I shared in that post, HCG usually starts entering the blood stream around day 6. I was incredibly shocked when I noticed the slightest, faintest, squinter of a line on day 5 past our 6-day transfer (5dp6dt)! I’m talking a shadow of a line, but it was there. Which, technically, the 24-hour mark starts at 11:00 each day, so the first test I took wasn’t even a full 5 days past yet. However, I felt like I was losing my mind. Was I really seeing what I thought I was seeing?! Here are the comparison tests for 5 days past transfer.[Read more…]