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Embryo no.7 now on board! Who else starts the 2ww today or this week?

Scarlett13
Scarlett13

Good luck to anyone else facing the 2ww right now - post below if you had your transfer today or this week! Always good to have 2ww buddies. Today was embryo number 7, my 6th transfer...2nd transfer from 3rd cycle. Finally home after so many hours stuck in the car...time to rest and hope little Pineapple is going to snuggle in tight x

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Wishing you lots of luck during your 2ww 🤞 xx

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to HollieW

Thanks Hollie x

Love the socks 😉

Sending you lots of luck and baby dust xxx 🍍🍍🍍🍍🍍🍍🍍

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Rowly88

Thank you xxxx

Wishing you lots of luck for the hard wait! 🍀 🍀

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to SConnor

Thanks, it doesn’t get any easier each time x

🍀🤞🏻 I’m 5dp5dt xx

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Kari55

Ooh, hang on in there!!! I know you’ve got the worst end bit to come but you’re halfway - how are you feeling? Good luck xxx

Kari55
Kari55
in reply to Scarlett13

Yes, the 2nd week is worse mentally than the 1st although the 1st is the time when the implantation happens!

I’m feeling very tired and sleepy all the time - probably from Utrogestan. Trying to keep positive. I hope things work out for you this time! Will be looking out for your updates xx

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Kari55

Ps hopefully a good result at the end of the horrible wait though! X

Kari55
Kari55
in reply to Scarlett13

Yes, I hope this time is different! X

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Kari55

Hi! How are you doing? Are you 12dp5dt now? Have you tested? I hope you’re ok either way xxx

Kari55
Kari55
in reply to Scarlett13

Oh thanks lovely for asking! Yes, I have tested this morning as I I have been freaking out since Sunday. To my shock the test is positive! 😮 I will need to test again on Thursday which is my otd and go for beta test on Friday. I hope that it’s still positive on Thursday 🤞🏻 How are you doing? When is your otd? X

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Kari55

Oh wow!!! That’s fantastic news! Congrats!!!!! You must feel ecstatic - keep testing and watching those lines get darker!! My OTD isn’t until Monday which is day 13 so I’m contemplating whether to test on Thursday day 9 or Saturday day 11, not day 10 though as I’m working. Keep us updated! X

Kari55
Kari55
in reply to Scarlett13

Thank you 🙏🏻 I was in tears when I saw the line coming up. I’m keeping everything crossed for you. Maybe wait until day 11? I can’t believe I caved in but I was just so fed up with waiting, however didn’t want to test too early. Just praying now that everything is ok. I really hope you get your BFP too! Do you have any symptoms? X

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Kari55

I’m having a few cramps and twinges here and there but not lasting for long. Just short bursts. No blood. Don’t know what’s going on! What symptoms did you have, if any? I would totally be in tears too if I saw a second line, how amazing! Your partner must be ecstatic - did you do it together? X

Kari55
Kari55
in reply to Scarlett13

Yes, we did it together as we both worked from home this morning and decided last night that we are going to test. He is so happy - but we are trying to be a bit cautious as it’s so early! I’ve had mild cramps and twinges (and still have). The cramps always freak me out as I associate them with af but it seems they don’t always mean it! My nipples have gone bigger and darker and this is that I clinged my hope to, the boobs are sore but the feeling is less or more intense throughout the day - not sure how many times I touched my boobs in recent days! 🙈 I also feel pretty knackered. To be honest, all the symptoms have been quite subtle and could mean anything but looking back the darker areolas have been the one symptom I would say was different to my previous cycles. My friend had the same symptom when had her first child via ivf but when she got pregnant with her 2nd (also ivf), she didn’t feel anything and had no dark areolas so it can even vary in the same person. Only test can tell really confirm what is going on so try not to read into symptoms - I know it’s nearly impossible not to but everyone’s body is so different. I will be looking out for good news from you! 🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻 X

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Kari55

Thanks so much. I’m definitely tired and boobs are a bit sore, but felt like this on other 2ww’s so trying to not let my symptoms get to me either way.... I know you must still be so worried but it’s a very promising start xxxx

Wishing you lots of luck Scarlett xxx

Thanks so much Lisa, how are you doing? Xxx

I’m doing ok thank you! 17 weeks tomorrow so all good so far!! Next step 20 week scan xxx

So pleased you’re past the 12 weeks now - amazing!!!! X

Thank you xxx

I had a 3 day transfer yesterday. Wishing you luck xx

Oh good luck!!!!!! X

Hi! Just wondering how you’re doing?? Have you tested? How are you feeling? X

Hi! I’m fed up waiting now, 5 sleeps until OTD! X

I’ve got 4 sleeps to go if I wait until day 11 on Saturday. The suspense and waiting is killing me! I’m having some twinges and cramps but no idea if it’s good or bad or just the lubion xxx hang on in there! We can do this!

I’m having the twinges when I move suddenly or sneeze!

Hope they’re a good sign xxx

Rocking the socks! 🧦 Wishing you lots of luck xx

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Tugsgirl

🍍 🧦 ❤️🤞👍

I will have my fingers and toes crossed for you hun. Hopefully the embryo is lucky number 7 xx

Thank you, so hope so x

I had a 3 day transfer yesterday. Best of luck xx

Good luck to you too, and thank you xxx

Hi Stacey! Just wondering how you are feeling and getting on in your 2ww? Have you tested yet? Hope you’re ok xx

Hi Scarlett I’ve not tested yet but feeling like AF is on its way 😳 so am just trying to keep busy! How are u getting on? Xx

I also feel like AF is coming at times but it’s not constant- only now and again - so I’m hoping that it’s not AF! Getting twinges here and there too. I’m so anxious!!!! Keep being busy xxx

When is OTD? Mine is Friday, I doubt I will make it to Friday without testing. I got a call to say none of my other embryos made it to freeze so everything is resting on this little embryo xx

Well you only need one so let’s hope this is the one!!!!! But I know it’s gutting when you have nothing to freeze. My OTD is day 13, Monday, but not holding out that long!!! X

This is my last round so I was hoping for a wee frostie to fall back on but fingers crossed I won’t need it. It’s such a long wait, I constantly think about every twinge 🤦‍♀️ am thinking of testing tomorrow xx

Good luck for the morning! Fingers crossed xxxxxx every twinge just reminds you of what you’re going through doesn’t it! So is this your last go at ivf? No more cycles, if this doesn’t work? I can’t imagine the pressure you must be feeling. I hope you sleep ok. All the best!!!! X

Yes no cycles left 🥺 I really don’t know how am feeling about it all. That’s why am trying to keep busy and not think about it but it’s so hard xx

Be positive, positive thoughts, positive energy, positive vibes your way, positive everything!!!!! Hope your partner is a great support xxxx

No transfer for me obviously but loving the socks!!🤣😂🤗 Wishing you all the luck in the world....you're a wee trooper!xx

Thanks so much xxxxx

Hi good luck XX no transfer natural tww for me 5dpo af due next wed my cycles been super short after my last mc 22 days

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to gcw104

Good luck, sorry to here about your mc, xxx

Good luck. I'm 4dp5dt

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to emmab178

You’re properly into your 2ww now then, well done getting this far...how are you feeling and when do you test? X

Hi Scarlett

I’m on day 3 of my 2ww, with 2 little beans on board from my first ever transfer.

Lots of luck xxx 🍀🤞🏻🍀🤞🏻🍀

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to 3005

Oh wow I hope you are lucky with your first go and get either one or two of your embryos stick!!! How are you feeling? When do you test? Good luck! Xxx

3005
3005
in reply to Scarlett13

Thank you 😊

Feeling good thanks, staying positive and taking it all one step at a time. I don’t test until 22 March! When do you test?

sunflowers2019
sunflowers2019
in reply to 3005

Hi Both, I also test on 22nd March! I have 3 embryos on board on my first tandem cycle. This 2WW is so hard, you analyse everything your body is doing!

Good luck to you both! x

Wow 3!!!! Good luck! Xxxx

3005
3005
in reply to sunflowers2019

Exciting! Good Luck sunflowers2019 xxx

Hi, just wondering how you are feeling and doing?! Xxx

Hi Scarlett, still playing the waiting game! I wanted to test yesterday but my partner did not. We have the blood test booked in for Friday. I have period like pains since yesterday and am worried my period can come anytime before this I thought it may have worked but until the blood test result I won't know. How are you doing?

It’s an awful feeling isn’t it, not knowing either way and not knowing if the cramps is implantation or AF. I feel your pain!!!! Let me know Friday and well done for waiting! I’m ok, keeping busy, but can’t think of anything else! Xxx

Will do Scarlett, we are almost at testing day!

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to 3005

25th! But planning on testing on 23rd x good luck!!!

3005
3005
in reply to Scarlett13

Were all so close! Best of luck for your OTD xxx

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to 3005

Tobyiu too x

To you too!!

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to 3005

How are you feeling and doing?! Xxx

3005
3005
in reply to Scarlett13

Hi, I’m doing good, only three more sleeps till test day 🥴 feeling a little overwhelmed this week but Ok thanks for asking x How are you doing? Everything ok?

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to 3005

4 more sleeps for me if I test day 11. It is overwhelming isn’t it!!! Have you had many cramps/twinges? Spotting? I’ve had some twinges and cramps but it is off and on. No idea if it’s worked or not. Going a bit crazy x

3005
3005
in reply to Scarlett13

I know what you mean. I had lots of cramps in the first week but this week seems different more like a dull ache rather than cramp. I’ve never gone through it before so no idea what to expect, had some acupuncture today which was lovely so relaxing. Just wish I could stop thinking about it for more than 2 minutes lol

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to 3005

2ww crazies are the worst! I’ve not had acupuncture- but heard it’s good and relaxing - just can’t justify the cost on top of everything else but I think it’s good to go if you can, meant to help with blood flow to the uterus isn’t it? Cramps, dull ache, twinges, stabby pains...all normal and to be expected! X

3005
3005
in reply to Scarlett13

I started it before my IVF and it really helped to calm me so wanted to carry it on but it is pricey 🤑

Best of luck! Lots of positivity and love your way xx

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Sk1817

Thx, I need it in huge waves please! Xxx

Wishing you lots of luck 🤞🏻x

Great socks - and probably just as much use as actually eating pineapple!! Hope it's lucky number 7 for you!! Are they changing up anything this time round? More progesterone?

Hi! Thank you, hope it’s lucky number 7 too, im so exhausted! Im back on lubion this time instead of pessaries x

Very best of luck for your 2ww hope it goes by quickly! Got everything 🤞🤞🤞 for you must be lucky number 7!!!! 😍🙌🤞🙏🍀💕 xxx

(love the socks!!!) ❤

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Niki_B

Thanks so much xxxxx

Good luck hun xx

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Leesalou

Thank you - getting there - 7dp5dt x

Leesalou
Leesalou
in reply to Scarlett13

Half way through already :-) xx

My transfer was Monday! I am two days in and already it feels like the longest week ever! Never mind week two! How are you feeling? Sending you lots of baby dust x

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Mae1

Hi mae, is this your 2nd 2ww? 1st frozen? Good luck! I too am on lubion as when I’ve used pessaries I start bleeding early like only 8 days into the 2ww. When I used lubion before I didn’t bleed til later. Only thing is the longer you go without bleeding the more you get your hopes up! I’m finding the lubion very painful this time but don’t remember it being this painful before. As it’s my 6th transfer, the clinic said it may be because I might have scar tissue now from all the previous times? Your clinic should have told you that lubion doesn’t come with needles! Mine gave me a big bag of them and a sharps bin. Are you on a day 3 or day 5 transfer? When’s your test date? Mine is March 25th but there’s no way I’ll last 14 days - I’m planning to test on day 11 if my period hasn’t started by then! Xxx

Mae1
Mae1
in reply to Scarlett13

Hey lovely , this is my second TWW and 1st frozen one, last time I bled early despite being on cyclogest so this time I am on 3 x cyclogest a day and 1 x Lubion injection. I had a load of needles but given to me with the buserelin for the start of the FET cycle , when I went back for a scan they loaded me up again though , at the start I didn’t no it’s the same needles for buserelin and Lubion (this I was relieved about as the needle isn’t so thick) I had a 5 day transfer , what about you? My test day is 22nd but my acupuncturist told me today I could test on weds (day 9) as I had a 5 day blast transferred , so I probably will, the wait is too much!! I haven’t had any side effects despite being on triple the dose of cyclogest, the Lubion and progynova it’s like my body just got used to it all!! I haven’t even had tender breasts, this I had last time! I have felt a few twinges and dull aches in lower stomach that is it , how about you? It’s a mind field isn’t it! And you can’t stop googling even though you know you shouldn’t !! Xx

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Mae1

Hey again- how are you feeling now? Are you testing tomorrow? I’m not sure when to test yet. I’m only on lubion. Also a FET. A few twinges and cramps but no bleeding, nothing too major or too long lasting. Getting nervous x

Mae1
Mae1
in reply to Scarlett13

Hey hun I am good , I have been testing for a few days and got faint possitive lines but bought a clear blue digital so I can actually see the words and did it tonight (couldn’t wait) got pregnant 1-2weeks !!! First ever! I haven’t had any noticeable symptoms so I was worried! .... sending you all the luck in the world for tomorrow’s test hun x x

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Mae1

Oh wow Mae! Congratulations- that’s fantastic news! You must be sooooo happy!!!! Hope I get the same result, I’m getting so anxious! Still a few more days to wait for me too, it’s killing me!!! I wish you all the best for a healthy pregnancy xxx

Mae1
Mae1
in reply to Scarlett13

I am very happy, nervous and scared all at the same time ! I hope you do too hun , really do ! Only a few more days and you can test 🤗 let me know how you get on x x

Hidden
Hidden

Planning for my transfer next Tuesday. Good luck! Hope this one sticks x

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Hidden

A week behind...good luck! And thank you x

Hidden
Hidden
in reply to Scarlett13

Thank you! This will be my first frozen transfer after a failed fresh a few months back.

Do you rest for the duration (as in sofa/bed) or do you go out for short walks? It’s so conflicting.x

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Hidden

Hi! I’ve been doing both - out and about in the day and resting in the evening x

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Hidden

How did your transfer go today? X

Hidden
Hidden
in reply to Scarlett13

Hiya, it went smoothly.

They thawed two embryos, the first wasn’t viable but the second was top grade. So fingers crossed. How are you keeping? X

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Hidden

Fingers crossed for your top grader!!!! I’m getting very nervous now but managing to keep busy xxx

Hidden
Hidden
in reply to Scarlett13

I have a feeling it’ll be a slow week here. Good luck! I’ll be thinking of you. Hoping it’s good news. When is test day, x

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Hidden

Thinking of you too xx I am going to test Thursday or Saturday- undecided!!! But not Friday as working x

Best of luck to you! I really hope it works for you this time 🤞🏻🍀

I’m just en route to TW to have my 4th transfer from second fresh cycle so will be a couple of days behind you.. Xxx

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Jenjen84

So what transfer number are you on total? Good luck! Mr R has left TW now, gutted to find that out yesterday, but met the new doctor for my ET yesterday, she’s come from Care in London the nurse said, she seemed really nice. Let me know who you see today! X

Jenjen84
Jenjen84
in reply to Scarlett13

Oh no, I didn’t realise he had left! I really liked him.. Do you know why he left? I’ve only had him with my transfers but had a lady today, think her name is Judy? She was amazing! My transfers have always been complicated and painful but she tried a different technique today and it was so much easier!

I’m on transfer number 4 so fingers crossed. My first double transfer as well. now for the long and arduous wait! 😳 Good luck to you too xx

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Jenjen84

He’s gone to work in London the nurse said. Still in fertility, following his own interests. How funny, Judy has always given me the most painful transfers! But she is lovely. The new lady seems nice too. Mark always seems nice as well. They’re all nice, but Dr R was my fave. My transfers are painful and complicated too as I had a cone biopsy. I did my first double transfer last time but dr R convinced me to go back to singles. Good luck with your 4th!!! X

Jenjen84
Jenjen84
in reply to Scarlett13

He is lovely.. He gave some invaluable advice last time round and changed a few things on this protocol, it has been a success thus far so can’t fault him.. I’m gutted his left!

My uterus sits on the left so I have quite a bend, Mr R has always needed to use a tanaculum to straighten it which always results in lots of blood and pain.. Judy today was worried as she had read my notes but everything went ok! I think if this one doesn’t work I’d go back to singles too.. Here’s to hoping! 🍀🤞🏻 Xx

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Jenjen84

You poor thing, sounds dreadfully painful xxx

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Jenjen84

How are you getting on? X

Jenjen84
Jenjen84
in reply to Scarlett13

Hit crazy town at the weekend!! I’m only 6 days in and feel like it’s been draaaaaging so much! 😳 How about you? Xx

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Jenjen84

Yep, 7 days in, it’s dragging loads now! Testing still seems a lifetime away too! My parents stayed for 5 nights which was lovely but I had a bit of an overwhelming meltdown and mum and I hugged and cried - just started thinking about the future and what if it never works and it all got too much- but felt better for having an outpour! I’m keeping busy and also chilling - hope your next few days go well!!! X we’ve got this x

Jenjen84
Jenjen84
in reply to Scarlett13

Ah bless you.. It’s sooo hard to not let these thoughts creep in when you’ve had so many let downs. I do exactly the same, I dare to dream at the moment as when I do, it feels so good and then it all comes crashing down! It’s great to get it out though so it’s nice you were able to do that with your Mum! ❤️

I went back to work today which was good as Netflix and over a week mostly alone has sent me almost insane! Yes, we have got this!! I really hope it works out for you 🤞🏻When are you testing? Xx

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Jenjen84

I’m not sure whether to test on Thursday which is day 9 or Saturday which is day11. Not day 10 though as I’m going into work Friday. But worried my period may start before then anyway. So hope it doesn’t - for 9 months!!!

So when do you test? Glad work is keeping you occupied xxx

Jenjen84
Jenjen84
in reply to Scarlett13

I test on Tuesday and will probably wait till then! I couldn’t handle the anxiety of either result before OTD!! I’m a stickler for rules!

I’m too hoping I will get past the not bleeding, FETs I manage till OTD but I think that is the progynova but my last fresh I bled on day 9.. I’m on Lubion instead tho so hopefully that helps..

I would say 9 days may be a little early? Although according to the website attached, you should be able to test at 9 days.. Maybe do Saturday tho if you have to go into work on Friday.. Every day just goes so slow so I can totally understand your want to test early! Whatever you decide, I have everything crossed! 🤞🏻🤞🏻🍀🍀

zygotechallenged.com/single...

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Jenjen84

Thank you for the link! I’m on lubion as well. Fingers crossed AF doesn’t ruin the party early xxx

Wishing you all the luck in the world xx you have got this 👍😘👍

Thank you 😊

Good luck on your 2WW. I had embryo no 7 transferred and I am now 17 weeks pregnant with a girl all the best x

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Sazzysah

Awwwww that’s lovely!!!! Congrats, I hope I’m in the same boat x

Hidden
Hidden

Good luck 😊😊😊 7 was my lucky number and I now really hope the same for you x x x

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Hidden

Oh that’s good to hear! Congrats to you and hope I’m the same x

Good luck, paws 🐾 and claws all crossed for you 💕 xx

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Squeak2

Thanks squeak x

🤞💖 🙏 xxx

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to AS100

👍❤️🍍🤞

Good Luck!

Thank you! X

Hiya. A bit late to your tww ‘party’ (if only it was!). I had my 5day blastocyst transfer on Monday so today is day 3 for me and it’s my first ever. I have mixed feelings of optimism and realism.

Good luck everyone. Btw what is OTD?

I’m due to test in 7 days time.

Scarlett13
Scarlett13
in reply to Kirmie

OTD is official test day. I’m testing this Saturday- I hope you get first time lucky! How are you feeling? Hang on in there x

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