Poll: Do you have monthly bloodwork done?

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Do you have bloodwork done each month to check for ovulation?

Yes: I go once a month to have my bloodwork done to check for O.
13
50%
No: I do not have bloodwork done each month.
11
42%
Other:
2
8%
 
Total votes : 26

Poll: Do you have monthly bloodwork done?

Postby Nasonsmom » Sat Oct 25, 2008 6:43 pm

I am new to clomid...figure I would make this a poll.

Do you go for bloodwork each month to check for ovulation?

Thanks!
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Postby Lee25rod » Sat Oct 25, 2008 7:39 pm

Hey! I have always gone to make sure I ovulate.
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Postby Nasonsmom » Sun Oct 26, 2008 4:32 am

Thanks! The doctor didn't mention anything so I will call on Monday. I am only at CD 7, so I have 14 days until I need the bloodwork done. I have a really nice office, so I know they will help me tomorrow.

I wouldn't know what to do without you ladies!

I am so happy that this will work that I am making my list of baby supplies...just in case!

I will be positive until proven otherwise! :D
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Postby gerica » Sun Oct 26, 2008 4:30 pm

While on clomid I go in for blood work and ultrasound on cd3, cd12, cd14, cd21 and cd28.... and with all that monitoring still no pregnancy!!! Geesh! :)
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Postby 27jill » Sun Oct 26, 2008 5:45 pm

I had my progestrone checked for 2 clomid cycles--after that they said it was unnecessary. Now that I am on progestrone suppositories I don't do the bloodwork.

Good luck! Since I think you have a short time you are willing to TTC--I would definately make sure you are monitored as closely as possible to make sure you know you are ovulating. Are you also doing IUI?

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Postby Nasonsmom » Sun Oct 26, 2008 6:21 pm

Thanks! I did have a progesterone test in June which showed I was Oing. I will call tomorrow. No...we will not go further than clomid based on my age and just the overall stress factor. I am feeling very positive that this will work out.

I have no clomid symptoms...so I hope it is working! Just some ache and a very positive attitude and some extra energy! I do get some pulling by where my ovaries should be too...but nothing else...no flashes or mood swings...hope I am just lucky!

Thanks!
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Postby chrisandkarene » Sun Oct 26, 2008 7:31 pm

I would def to Progesterone tests if your numbers are low they can increase your Clomid.
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Postby Nasonsmom » Mon Oct 27, 2008 3:34 am

I am calling today and will ask for bloodwork...but they are really nice at the office so I am not worried.

I do feel different this month...more cm starting....some slight cramps on each side...feeling great!

Hope this works for me and everyone else here!

I will post later what my doctor said.
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Postby Nasonsmom » Mon Oct 27, 2008 1:32 pm

The doctor called and said I could have the bloodwork done. She thought I was using OPT's to check for O, which I am doing.

So....I will know in two weeks! :jump:
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