After the embryo transfer, there is about a ten day wait before a pregnancy test is likely to show anything.
I don’t have a clue whether it worked or not.
It’s hard not to be constantly on the lookout for potential symptoms. Every twitch, every feeling whatsoever suddenly gains a possible significance.
After a few days, my breasts are suddenly feeling very swollen and painful. That leaves me excited at first, because boobs = pregnant, right? But after some research I figure out it’s more likely to be all the hormones I’m taking that are causing it than it being a proper pregnancy sign.
On another day, I feel cramps. That could mean implantation, that the little embryo is making itself right at home. Or it could mean nothing at all.
The day after that it’s a spinny feeling in my head. But then that goes again too.
So I dutifully swallow all the pills and take all the medication as directed, ten items a day, and time crawls on.Read more