Someone mentioned the saying "Don't Put All Your Eggs In One Basket" today. I accidentally snorted out loud. I don't think any other phrase could better describe what we do with IVF. I'm definitely feeling today that all my eggs are in 1 basket - that being the lab at my clinic.
We got the fertilization report today. Out of our 12 eggs, 10 were mature, and 6 have currently fertilized normally. Compared to the 1 we had left at this point last time that is a huge win. They have tentatively set us up for a Day 3 transfer which would be Sunday morning. They will check on the embryos again that morning and if 5 or 6 are still developing as they should be they will push us to Day 5 (Tuesday). The statistics and odds are against that happening, but I am praying so hard for all 6 of our embryos. And I'm so grateful for the improved results that we've seen this cycle so far! I trust that God is watching over our little embabies and have faith that he will take care of them. I can tell you that my load has been much lighter this cycle by making the conscience effort to turn my worries and fear over to Him. Every time I start to to feel overwhelmed by all of the bad things that *could* happen I have stopped and given it all to Him. For that relief alone I am so grateful.
One more milestone down. Now it's praying praying praying that our babies are growing strong and getting ready for this next step.