So I heard from the IVF nurse at my local clinic...
blood work is back.
Estrogen is 1,169
which is great, especially because I dropped to 3 patches.
Progesterone is 57
which is just hands down awesome (weird that my breasts aren't hurting more, but I'll take it).
Beta HCG = 182,833
which is higher than last week's 140,932, but not much higher.
I'm going to try to assume that it's ok, though, and will ask the Denver nurse when I talk to her. I also have to find a way to get the local clinic to stop with the beta checks!! I did a little Internet research and it looks like the number starts to plateau around week 9 or 10... and I found this article on line, which helped reassure me that basically any HCG number is potentially ok at this point. Weird numbers are going to do a number on my fragile little mind...so stop checking the beta HCG, clinic!!!
Would you be worried about this beta number? Be honest. I'll add to the bottom of this post what the Denver nurse says once I talk to her...
Update: Denver nurse never called so I'll try to catch her tomorrow...
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