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would you look at that...

... their swimming, they are really swimming! All over the place too! It was wild.

So yesterday I went for my post coital test yesterday. It wasn't what I thought it was going to be. I imagined an internal ultra sound with a probe. I saw the probe, I wasn't thrilled with the thought of that going up inside of me but I thought I would just stick it out. Dr. Schmidt came in, he confirmed that we had intercourse either the night prior or that morning, I laid back and it literally felt like a pap smear. He (the doctor)was in and out before I knew exactly what he was doing and he never touched the probe. (ha, another perfect opportunity to say, that's what she said? I think so.)

He walked out with a syringe of sperm/cervix mucus, told me to get dressed and then open the door. I followed his direction thinking, seriously, that's it? He walked me down the hallway and into this little room with a microscope and a very tiny t.v. screen and there it was! Little swimmers all over the place as well as excellent movement and nothing slowing them down unless they were tired themselves. My cervical mucus wasn't stopping them either.

So, I asked, what's the next step? He said I need to get my blood drawn (which I did yesterday following my appointment) and wait for those results. I was getting a thyroid and a prolactin test done and luckily I actually got a tech that could draw blood smoothly! Once I have those results, he'll know how to move forward. The results should be back to ORM in two days, so here's hoping I hear something toward the end of this week.

In the meantime, he said that he could tell I hadn't ovulated yet so to keep practicing and we'll be in touch.

Again, nothing to report or prevent us from becoming pregnant. I've been thinking about whether or not we aren't doing it right, but we had confirmation yesterday that we are! We just need to keep practicing. I'm glad to hear that the CM isn't holding us up because if that were the case an IUI would be out of the picture but currently it's still in the running, just no confirmation on that procedure yet.


Here's to a week of practicing...





... and hoping the swimmers find the egg!


Comments

mrs.leah.maria said…
Well that's great news!
Mika said…
Good luck! Practice makes perfect!
sassytimes said…
Happy practicing! {wink, wink}
Mandy said…
That sounds like great news! Have fun practicing! :)
Allison said…
Fantastic news! Now get to practicing! ;) Oh, and I loved the "that's what she said" reference...haha!!!
Alyson said…
Good news!! Go little swimmers go!

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