Timeline

02/23/2013
  • March 6, 2013 (Day 13): Still waiting to hear when we’ll find out if we should expect a baby bump in our future or not.
  • February 26, 2013 (Day 5): Doctor inserted 2 blastocysts (Buzz and Bozeman) into Amanda’s uterus! We’ll find out if everything worked in a few weeks.
  • February 24, 2013 (Day 3): Things are progressing as they should. We’ll know more details soon.
  • February 23, 2013 (Day 2): All 16 zygotes have started to cleave and are now at 2 to 4 cells each.
  • February 22, 2013 (Day 1): We have 16 zygotes!
  • February 21, 2013 (Day 0): Egg retrieval and ICSI, 21 eggs collected for fertilization!
  •  February 2013: Continue Lupron injections, begin Follistim injections. Officially start IVF cycle.
  • January 2013: Begin 2 weeks of Lupron injections to prepare for 1st IVF cycle.
  • October 31, 2012: Consult with doctors about IVF, schedule for early 2013.
  • September 2012: 4th IUI attempt.
  • August 2012: 3rd IUI attempt.
  • June 2012: 2nd IUI attempt.
  • May 2012: 1st IUI attempt.
  • February 10, 2012: Amanda’s laparoscopy.
  • December 6, 2011: Dan’s testicular ultrasound.
  • November 12, 2011: Amanda’s hysterosalpingogram.
  • November 1, 2011: First appointment with SIU School of Med, begin full workup for both of us.
  • October 2011: Seek referral from physician to work with SIU School of Medicine’s IVF and Fertility Center.
  • August 2010: “Officially” begin trying to have kids.
  • April 2010: Amanda stops birth control pill.
  • July 2006: We’re married!
  • October 2005: We’re engaged!
  • April 2004: We begin dating. Kids are a long way off.