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The Waiting Game

I haven’t written in a long time because I was not sure what to say.  For just over a month things have been complicated and I have been trying to sort out my own feelings.   1,053 more words

IVF #2 - The final numbers as we head into the next phase: embryo chromosome testing

So, we didn’t get any additional embabies than what we had on Day 6 (my last post). We have 3.

I have been feeling so conflicted about this. 449 more words


A very quick update

My entire panel of genetic testing — all 28 genes — came back negative. In a nutshell: No BRCA mutations, and no gene mutations of any kind that are associated with cancer risks. 73 more words

Breast Cancer

IVF #2 - And we get to wait just ONE MORE DAY

Ha. More waiting. Who knew?

Yesterday I told you all that we would have final numbers today but apparently I misunderstood that today was the last day before we give up on the little embabies. 127 more words


UK moratorium on use of genetic tests by insurers extended

The UK Government and Association of British Insurers (ABI) have agreed to extend their voluntary moratorium on the use of predictive genetic test results by insurers by another two years, to 2019. 482 more words

IVF #2 - Day 5 stats

Well here we are at day 5 and I have some news…but we don’t have all the answers yet (of course).

So just to remind you, on Monday (day 3) all 8 were still going but 1 looked a little sad. 184 more words


Genetic testing and other news

(Don’t miss the biggest breakthrough at the end of this post…)

On Friday, I met with a genetic counselor to determine whether or not it made sense to undergo testing. 1,054 more words

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