Me: I'm pretty sure that fetal movement can't be felt at 9 weeks.
Nadine: But I'm feeling this pinch, and then a pull, and then a twist and then it goes away.
Me: Actually, I'm certain fetal movement can't be felt at 9 weeks. Not even close.
Nadine: But I feel like something is pinching, then pulling, then twisting then letting....
Me: ...I'm pretty sure a 9 week old fetus lacks definable fingers let alone has the muscle control to pinch. (not looking up from my computer)
Nadine: It happens a lot. Like someone is pinching, then pulling, then twisting then letting go. Then pinching, pulling, twisting then it goes away. Right over here (pointing a bit above her hip bone)
Me: Go google "round ligament pain". (Thankfully, she goes away for 2 minuets)
Nadine: Oh, I guess that makes more sense. But it's just this pulling and pinching and twisting......
In other news I just re-ordered my BCP's because I need to be on them for 12 more days and I only have 5 left. Given my horrible reaction to the pill this might be considered bad news BUT it also means that the donor got her period (what is it with fertile people having NO idea about their cycle?) I ordered both her and my meds for a total of $2,400. For my other IVF's with my eggs I spent a bit over 6K for meds.
I know we have many other hurdles but starting is a pretty important one. If all goes well the ET will be the week of Nov 10th. I start Lupron next week. Donor scheduled to start stims the week of Oct 20th. It ain't a baby or even a positive pregnancy test but it's something. Something....anything after a whole lot of nothing feels nice.
It even takes the edge off hearing about Nadine's paint swatches for the nursery.