Our IVF Timeline

2002: Michelle was diagnosed with endometriosis and ruptured ovarian cysts. A laparoscopy followed to remove ruptured cysts.

2009: Bobby had a vasectomy

October 2013: Bobby and I met.

July 25,  2014: We married!!!

2015: Bobby had unsuccessful vasectomy reversal.

August 2016: First meeting with Dr. Long at ART Fertility Program of Alabama regarding IVF.

Spring 2017: Bobby had successful TESA procedure.

August 15, 2017: Returned to ART Fertility Program of Alabama for follow up visit with Dr. Honea regarding IVF. Michelle had HSG procedure performed.

August 16, 2017: SIS procedure performed.

September 20, 2017: Precycle visit

October 11, 2017: Suppression check visit

October 15, 2017: Started stimulation medications – STIM Day 1

October 19, 2017: STIM Day 5 visit

October 23, 2017: STIM Day 9 visit

October 24, 2017: STIM Day 10 visit

October 25, 2017: STIM Day 11 visit – Stimulation medications stopped – Trigger shot

October 27, 2017: Egg retrieval procedure – 3 eggs retrieved

October 28, 2017: Started Progesterone shots – Received call that only 1 egg had fertilized properly

October 29, 2017: Dr. visit for left pelvic pain

November 1, 2017: Egg transfer procedure scheduled but cancelled at the last minute because the embryo had only split into 10 cells

November 2, 2017: Egg transfer procedure planned after egg had developed into morula overnight. Egg had reached blastocyst at time of actual transfer.

November 7, 2017: Implantation cramping

November 11, 2017: Failed IVF