Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Grade A, Extra Large

Apparently this is what they look like before they start scattering their toys all over the place. The third must be hiding.
All three were graded as "2+" (that's good).

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Building a baby

About a year ago, Bobbie Jo and I started working with a fertility center here in GR. While we had been very lucky when Max was conceived, his potential sibling was not going to happen without some "outside influence".
We went through the maximum number of basic treatments (involving hormones and artificial insemination), without a single positive test.

A few months ago, we made the decision to attempt IVF (In-Vitro). This procedure involves a rigorous hormone treatment meant to coax Bobbie Jo's body into creating as many quality eggs as possible. All of the viable eggs will be harvested, and each will individually be fertilized in the lab.
Once fertilized, the doctor will determine how many of these should be implanted to give us the best chance of getting Max the little brother (or sister) he has repeatedly asked us for.

That gets us caught up to yesterday....

Yesterday Bobbie Jo had 5 viable eggs retrieved. This morning we were informed that 3 of them "took". Tomorrow, Bobbie Jo will have some, or all, of these implanted.

Please keep us in your thoughts and prayers. We'll keep you updated as best we can.

-J and BJo

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Potty Update

The journey that began in November of 2009 (The Journey Begins....) seems to officially have been completed.
Max has been using the potty, and living in underpants for a few months now. It looks like we're through the woods.
Way to go kiddo!