Our IVF journey began in March 2016. I have PCOS that compromised the quality of my egg enormously.
After two recoveries totaling over 30 eggs, one chemical pregnancy and one miscarriage, we decided that if we had embryos that would make it to day five, they would have to be tested at this point.
I changed my life for six months to improve the quality of the egg. We knew that would be the trick if something worked. In my third recovery, we recovered 30 eggs, 20 were mature and 17 were fertilized. We knew it was a numbers game. Our embryos never grew as they should. We had three until day five (woo hoo! I never had that many) and all three were biopsied by PGS. All three came back normal!
We transferred the first embryo in August 2018 from that batch and had a chemical pregnancy. We knew with all the trauma my body had in the last year that our best interest was to re-test for SCFE.
Indeed, my window had changed by 17 hours. We prepared for transfer number six with my window set and luck number six was! I am now 21 weeks pregnant and expecting a baby in July 2019.
If it weren’t for Igenomix, I’m not sure this pregnancy would have been possible. It saved us a lot of pain to know the chromosome result along with my tight window. I preach these two tests a lot. It’s a game changer.
When you work so hard for something, you want to make sure that everything under your control is perfect; this allowed me to feel like I gave it my all. I appreciate this process and the gift it has given us.