The one with the positive pregnancy test!!!

So, I was going to wait till tomorrow when I had my beta numbers, just in case something happened, but then I knew that this group of women would be most understanding of all if something happens, so I wanted to share with you all that I received my first positive pregnancy test ever 2 days ago!!! I can hardly believe it! It really does feel like a dream. I can’t thank all of you enough for the encouragement and prayers! Here is the story:

Over the weekend was the Army Aviation Ball, and I was feeling good, minus some cramping and bloat (not the best when I picked a form fitting dress last minute because the dress I had ordered two months previously never came) We had a great time, but my mind was on the day when I would test. That night, the cramps were probably the most I could feel this far and I had made up my mind I would wait until 9dp3dt to test- I wasn’t going to wait till beta day because Alex leaves for the week and I wanted to be able to know the results in person before he left. 

The morning came and I was preparing myself for one line (the usual), telling myself its still pretty early, while hoping for maybe a glimpse of faint line at the very least. I was shaking when I ripped open the pregnancy test. I was so nervous that I just about peed everywhere but the right place on the test! So I guess I don’t do very well under pressure. No results showed up on that test. Test #2 I decided to be safe and grabbed a little tupperware. Alex and I were both hovered over the sink and the line immediately showed up before the control! Alex said “Amy!! Its a line! I see two lines!!” We hugged and kissed and couldn’t really believe our eyes! We were pregnant! It wasn’t a faint squinter either! It was as dark as the control line! We skyped our parents and siblings to let them know (since they all know we are doing IVF and were anxious to hear!) I took another test in the afternoon because Alex wanted to see two lines again (alright, so did I!) and again, we got a very dark couple of lines! I didn’t test yesterday and then I tested today again and those two pink lines showed up in full force! 



I’m so happy, and feeling great! I can’t stop thanking God for this wonderful answer to prayers- He is so, so gracious and good! I also found out that our little embryos had some help with assisted hatching. I am just amazed and shocked and just so, so thankful that I can hardly think straight! Tomorrow is the beta blood test and I am so anxious to hear officially that we are, in deed pregnant and this is real! 

44 thoughts on “The one with the positive pregnancy test!!!

  1. Well I cried this morning when I read your email (happy tears of course) and I cried again tonight reading this post. God is so good and I couldn’t be happier for you! You are going to have an amazing Mother’s Day my dear!! I have so many goodies to send you now! hehe

  2. Yay!!! I am so excited and happy for you!!! Sending you so many prayers everything continues to go well!

  3. YAYYYYYYY! Oh love I am so bloody and crazy happy for you! This is the best news I’ve heard all day and I was desperately hoping that you’d have a pair of pinks! Oh honey, you’re a mommy!!!

  4. Congrats!!!! I was counting the days to get to know your news!! I broke in tears today when I saw your post! I don´t know I got too excited, hahaha…I am really really happy for you!!! My 2nd try of IVF will be in June, you wouldn´t imagine how your news gives me so much hope about my process!!! in the last couple of days I have been hearing about a lot of successful IVFs that I am truly believing that mine will be the next miracle!!!! please extend my congratulations to your husband!! xoxo

    • You are too sweet! Thank you kindly for sharing in my excitement!! I’m hoping and praying for good news for you in June! Please keep me updated on how everything goes for you!!

  5. Wahoo!! Praising Jesus! My heart lept when I saw this 🙂 And, I just laughed out loud with your comment about the first test!!

    Enjoy every moment!! Soak it in! Congrats sweet girl!

    • I can’t stop thanking Him 🙂 I guess I was a little rusty taking tests, I don’t know how I could have forgotten to take a pregnancy test! Thank you from the bottom of my heart, Caroline 🙂

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