My morning sickness is back today ladies. Not as severe but it's definitely back. I'm pretty happy about this. It's so reassuring.
@hopefull29, yay, that's great. It's funny how feeling crap is rejoiced. I wish that seeing the heartbeat made me less worried, but now I'm just freaking out that at my OB appt next Friday it won't be there- it's awful!
Let us know what NIPT test you ladies decide upon, I will discuss with my OB next week.
Fur baby is fine- just very greedy! She's angry with me because I only gave her a tiny breakfast.
What are the choices for NIPT test? I saw my GP today and they didn't mention any different types. How much do they cost?
@Gypsy37 @Finchee Our OB recommended that we only do NIPT if our combined blood/ NT scan came back high risk. He said he only recommends NIPT for ppl that are high risk (maternal age, family history etc.). NIPT generally costs around $500. If you opt for NIPT you will still need to do the NT scan to check for other non chromosomal abnormalities.
We took our OB's advice & did the NT scan with a view to do NIPT if the results suggested we were at risk. Thankfully the results were all low risk & we saved ourselves $500.
@Gypsy37 it is funny how excited we get to feel crap lol. I hope the next week goes quickly for you Hun. Just try stay positive. I have one more week until my next scan. The days just drag on and on. I've been not allowing myself to even think about there not being a heartbeat but I guess it's always at the back of my mind. Each week is a huge milestone, 10 weeks on Tuesday. I feel more confident each week.
Glad your fur baby is ok.
@Finchee harmony test is one of them, I think there's a few others. I can't recall the names right now though sorry. The place I'm getting mine done offers 2 types- harmony and something else. I'm not really sure what the differences are but I'll find out more at my appointment next week. Fees range from $450-550 I think. I know one offers results in 3-5 days and the other in 8-10 days.
@Muchulu1 that's interesting Hun. My FS said she recommends it for all, more so for IVF patients (that didn't do pgd testing). Would be nice to save $500 but I guess I'll just go with what the specialists recommend. It's kinda been my moto the whole way through having never been through this before.
@hopefull29 Are you going to find out the gender with your NIPT? We were planning on a surprise but now I can't stop wondering! Curiosity may just get the better of me . At our NT scan the sonographer referred to our bub as a 'she'. I'm not sure if the sonographer refers to all bubs as 'she' or if it was a genuine slip up & we are having a girl. This is all so exciting!!! We have been waiting for years for this !! Still can't quite believe it is all real!
@Muchulu1 I'm not finding out the gender. I always said I would but once I fell pregnant I changed my mind completely. I just feel like for me there's not many surprises with IVF so a surprise will be nice. It'll also help reign in my shopping
DH really really wants to know but I won and we've agreed on the surprise lol.
I'm thinking the sonographer refers to all babies as a "she" it really would be too early to tell just yet from a scan I think they'd all look like girls.
It is so exciting some days I can't believe it's real and actually finally happening!!
Is anyone else getting acne? I've got so many spots around my chin. I'm sure it's hormonal but I thought pregnancy was supposed to clear your skin, not make it worse!?
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