I got my first beta on Tues at 12dp6dt and it was only 41 so this is very very low as it should be in the 200 - 400 range. I went in for my second beta today and I fully expect the number to drop as this was unfortunately a chemical pg in my humble diagnosis. The labcorp that I went to today was short one person so the results were not faxed over to the clinic before the end of the day so I don't have confirmation yet.
I have been through multiple chemical pgs w/ OE so I know the joy of getting a BFP and then followed by a low beta number but never this low this late in the cycle.
So I have had 2 days to process the low beta and here are my choices: 1) Give up. 2) foster adopt a little one b/t age 0-3 as we want to keep the birth order the same for our children who are 7 and 4. 3) Donor Embryos. 4) DE w/ Shady Grove shared program and money back guarantee after 6 failed cycles.
I am leaning towards #2 or #4. I will probably fill out the children's shelter application in the next few wks and have our home study done and then see what happens. There are so many needy children in our community that maybe all my cycles failed for me to finally turn to this option for family building. If this option does not pan out then here we come Shady Grove w/ our 401Ks for funding.
I want to really send out a huge thank you to all my cheer leaders who really wanted this cycle to happen for us. It just was not meant to be for us w/ this donor.
I started my TTC journey in Jan 2009 for this child and 3 1/2 yrs later we are BROKE financially and spirtually I am damaged but not broken.