Bet no one’s ever titled a post about a baby with this title, but I think it is fitting as this is the slogan that got us to this point over the last 7 months of this round of IVF. After 3 years of heartbreak, multiple rounds of TI, 3 IUIs and 3 grueling rounds of IVF we actually have a real live little baby Olive Martini growing inside me!
Little olive is measuring 6 weeks 3 days (I am 6w4d – but they said anywhere +/- 5 days is great). And we saw and HEARD a heartbeat at 125 bpm, and saw the blood flow to the baby! This new monitoring clinic was fucking awesome, they used their very highest resolution and tech machine so that we could be sure to see and hear everything, and the nurse practitioner took a ton of time with us pointing everything out multiple times and going into all the detail. It was seriously just the best experience outside of CCRM that we could possibly have had this morning.
Thank you again for all of your support, and I know there are so many out there that are still struggling and in the depths of despair (I have been there so many times over the past 3 years). I wish you all of the hope and peace and love in this world and thank you for all that you have done for me. I completely understand if this is hard for you to see and follow, do what is best for you and your heart, but know that regardless I am here cheering you on every single day and that I always have your back in this struggle.
Now I actually have to somehow concentrate on work today – will post more soon on next steps once I hear back from CCRM this afternoon.