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1469 - Elizabeth Unexplained
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greyautumnrain
greyautumnrain
1469
Yes, I know I keep making posts with numbers as the title. What do you want? I did go to MIT, and I still need to remind myself to say 'physics' instead of 'course 8' when random people asked me what I majored in.

Anyway, 1469 was today's hCG number. That's a nice healthy doubling rate. So far so good. Still pregnant. Four weeks five days as of today. My first ultrasound will be a week from today.

The doubling rate is very good for a singleton, but probably not high enough for multiples. I will confess that like many infertile women I harbor a secret little hope for twins. I want my child to have siblings because I have such a great sister myself, and given the uncertainty of lightning striking twice... well, twins would have been instant siblings, not to mention catching me up on my delayed procreative schedule. Still, a singleton is much easier and safer, not to mention more than I was beginning to think I'd ever get, so best not to be greedy.
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sorceror From: sorceror Date: October 22nd, 2007 10:43 pm (UTC) (Link)
Woo-hoo! Congrats again. Fingers still crossed...
chenoameg From: chenoameg Date: October 22nd, 2007 10:56 pm (UTC) (Link)
Woo-hoo!

(I like the number titles.)
merastra From: merastra Date: October 22nd, 2007 11:13 pm (UTC) (Link)
Woo! More cautious optimism. :-)

I think the numbers should have units. Ie, hCG=1469 mg (or whatever). That's what they taught us in jr high, always label your units.


jdbakermn From: jdbakermn Date: October 23rd, 2007 01:41 am (UTC) (Link)
Woohoo! Good thoughts heading your way.
enugent From: enugent Date: October 23rd, 2007 10:09 pm (UTC) (Link)
Good luck! And lucky you to get your u/s so early. My retrieval was six days before yours and my u/s is three days later. I'll be thinking about you on Monday!
greyautumnrain From: greyautumnrain Date: October 27th, 2007 03:37 am (UTC) (Link)
Look on the bright side, you'll probably see a heartbeat, but come Monday I'll only be 5weeks 5days, probably too early to see a heartbeat.
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