Sunday, March 21, 2010

Adding to the Chaos



"God has made laughter for me; everyone who hears will laugh over me."

- Sarah (Genesis 21:6 ESV)


Stacy is Pregnant!


This Monday she went in for an official blood test. Since then there have been two more tests to track progress, and the doctor is pleased with how things are looking!

There are still a lot of unknowns. The next milestone is an ultrasound, coming up in a few weeks. Until then, we will not know whether both of the embryos survived. Because of the oddities in the way the 40 week gestation is measured, Stacy is actually beginning week 5 (even though the transfer was about two weeks ago). This mean that while things are going well now, there is still a higher risk of miscarriage. Normally it seems that people wait until around the end of the first trimester to announce things, but this is been anything but normal. We are elated that it has gone well so far, but still fearful that the children will not survive. Ultimately, the outcome is completely in God's control, and no amount of worry will make a difference...


"And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?"

- Jesus (Matthew 6:27 ESV)

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If you're looking for the back side of this story, check out the following links.

Embryo Adoption

Before the Transfer

After the Transfer

8 comments:

  1. Congratulations!!!!!!!! That is so exciting and such a blessing! We will be praying for you both and your babies everyday! We are so happy that everything has gone well so far :)

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  2. Congrats! We will be praying for you as well.

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  3. We are sooo excited for you guys! Thanks for sharing your journey!

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  4. I praise God for this good news! I am so overjoyed for you! I will continue in prayer for you and your little ones! I am blessed by your sharing... Lindsey M.

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  5. I'm praying for you!! This is so exciting -- congratulations!

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  6. I am excited for God's faithfulness in keeping your faith solid in Him, and I am praying that He will bring your children into the world, healthy and ready to be loved by children who love Him!

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  7. Congrats!! We completely understand what you are going through since we had Zoe through Invitro!! We will be praying for all 3 or 4 of you and please feel free to give us a call if you have any questions!!

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  8. Congratulations! Praise the Lord for such wonderful news! Praying for all of you!

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