2 05 2013

Sorry for the lack of updates.  I’m hoping only my fertility-challenged people read this because it’s way too soon to make a general announcement.  BUT, I have to give credit to Dr Braverman.


We transferred two embryos, a late A (the best) and the early B, on April 23.  They thawed perfectly thanks to Carlo’s magic skills, and got right back to dividing and growing.  The A was in the process of hatching.  Transfer was a snap, I got up and hiked all over the city with my husband and elderly aunt, had a big meatball sub (the Meatball Shop in the West Village is TO DIE FOR)… came back to Austin and got back to training jiu jitsu and even sparring, though no knee-on-belly, by Sunday the 28th.

And today Dr. B called me with the beta– which is not predictable as far as doubling time goes because I’m on hcG boosters (as well as the neupogen, lovenox and prednisone)– but he said the 371 number was well above what hcG boosters alone produce.  (He said that’s usually 50-60, and he knew a healthy pregnancy that happened with an 80.)

So I go to NY again mid-May for my first ultrasound.  And I’m as always swamped at work, so I have to get back to that.  Just wanted to say– Dr. B is the best. 🙂



7 responses

2 05 2013

Awesome!! Have been thinking about you the last few days wondering… so glad your xfer went well and even more glad about your beta!

P.S. The Meatball Shop IS awesome. So is Souvlaki.GR if you want to try it next time.

2 05 2013

Wow! I’m so excited for you, such wonderful news! Hope everything keeps going smoothly. xoxo

2 05 2013

Congratulations!!! I’m so happy for you. And yes, Dr. Braverman is the best! I’m 16 weeks pregnant with twins after cycling with him. They are also neupogen babies.

3 05 2013

WOO HOO congrats!!!

3 05 2013

Congrats!!!! 🙂

3 05 2013

Oh my gosh, congratulations! Please keep us up to date on how you’re all doing! 🙂

6 05 2013

G-I am so so so happy for you!!!!!

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