Clomid ???

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Clomid ???

Postby Bristol » Thu Oct 04, 2012 10:05 am

Hi, I have actually been a member here for a years but am under a new user name. Previous username is Kierann I just forgot my password and started up another. So, a little background is I had tried pregnancy for a year with no luck. Went to RE and had 1 IUI with clomid during my clomid challenge test. I got a good egg response with 3 eggs but my lining was thin. I was told it should be thick enough by time of IUI. However, I can say my AF that cycle was practically non existent so I doubt it was thick enough. So, my second IUI was with Femera and Follistim. My egg response was 2 eggs and one of those was questionable to be big enough. My lining was perfectly thick and went on to get pregnant and had baby girl 2 days shy of turning 40. Since then I had 1 failedl IUI with femera and follistim but got pregnant on my own naturally however miscarried with the last baby testing done and there were no genetic issues found.

So, I am 41 now and it has been 7 months since my last D&C. My AF is only 2 days in length now at most but my OB is not concerned about this. He said he was willing to do 3 months of unmonitored clomid with estrogen tabs to help with increasing my lining. He was concerned about not monitoring a femera follistim cycle due to possible over stimulation. I am advocate for femera due to the lining issues of clomid at our age but this is a cheap route to increasing my chances of pregnancy. Finances right now are an issue because I cant seem to leave my REs office without paying a few hundred dollars each trip which is often during a monitored cycle.

So finally to my question, has anyone gotten pregnant over 40 with clomid or know anyone who did? Another thing, I got a cyst after my clomid challenge test and had to wait out a cycle so not sure why 3 months of unmonitored clomid is okay but I have been reviewing the web and this seems to be common.

Any input would be greatly appreciated and good luck to everyone!!
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Re: Clomid ???

Postby tiffanynp » Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:54 am

I got preg last year at 39 with the Clomid/Estradiol regime. Perfectly happy healthy babygirl.

I am 40 and on my third unmonitored Clomid/Estradiol regime 100mg. Hoping for bfp next week!!! My doc does like to monitor with u/s between cd11-13 but I have opted out of that due to cost. $284 for a 10min u/s that doesn't change bfn to bfp. I have hard numerous times on this site MANY women do Clomid unmonitored successfully and unsuccessfully. So, personally it is not a bad thing to do IMO :).
Hope this helps! And, good luck to you!
Me, Tiffany: 40. DH: 43. DD: 17mo's.
TTC#2 since June 2012.
Cycle #1: Chemical bfp June 2012 :(.
Cycle #4: Clomid 100mg cd3-7 Angel baby @ 9w1d on Nov 18, 2012 :(.
Cycle#5: Clomid 100mg cd3-7; BFN.
Cycle#6: Femara 5mg cd3-7; Angel baby#2 @ 5w4d on March 3, 2013 :(.
DIAGNOSED with MTHFR by RE on 4/8/13 as possible cause of mc...FX next preg is take home baby!!!
Cycle#7: Femara 5mg cd3-7, Ovaboost, Aspirin, and Foligard; BFP!!!!!!! :)
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DD conceived on first cycle of Clomid 100mg after 3cycles BFN on Clomid 50mg.
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Re: Clomid ???

Postby Bristol » Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:57 pm

Thank you for your response. I also see where you got your BFP this month. Congratulations!!
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Re: Clomid ???

Postby tiffanynp » Wed Oct 10, 2012 4:27 pm

Thank YOU!!! Praying for sticky heathly bean!!
Me, Tiffany: 40. DH: 43. DD: 17mo's.
TTC#2 since June 2012.
Cycle #1: Chemical bfp June 2012 :(.
Cycle #4: Clomid 100mg cd3-7 Angel baby @ 9w1d on Nov 18, 2012 :(.
Cycle#5: Clomid 100mg cd3-7; BFN.
Cycle#6: Femara 5mg cd3-7; Angel baby#2 @ 5w4d on March 3, 2013 :(.
DIAGNOSED with MTHFR by RE on 4/8/13 as possible cause of mc...FX next preg is take home baby!!!
Cycle#7: Femara 5mg cd3-7, Ovaboost, Aspirin, and Foligard; BFP!!!!!!! :)
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DD conceived on first cycle of Clomid 100mg after 3cycles BFN on Clomid 50mg.
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Re: Clomid ???

Postby momof2girls1017 » Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:28 am

When does a DR decide to give you Clomid? Do you ask for it? and Clomid helps drop eggs correct?
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Re: Clomid ???

Postby tiffanynp » Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:34 am

Clomid helps you ovulate. Usually if you are under 35, it is a year of ttc. If you are over 40, it is 6months of ttc. However, you can ask for it at any time and see what they say :).
Me, Tiffany: 40. DH: 43. DD: 17mo's.
TTC#2 since June 2012.
Cycle #1: Chemical bfp June 2012 :(.
Cycle #4: Clomid 100mg cd3-7 Angel baby @ 9w1d on Nov 18, 2012 :(.
Cycle#5: Clomid 100mg cd3-7; BFN.
Cycle#6: Femara 5mg cd3-7; Angel baby#2 @ 5w4d on March 3, 2013 :(.
DIAGNOSED with MTHFR by RE on 4/8/13 as possible cause of mc...FX next preg is take home baby!!!
Cycle#7: Femara 5mg cd3-7, Ovaboost, Aspirin, and Foligard; BFP!!!!!!! :)
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Re: Clomid ???

Postby momof2girls1017 » Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:44 am

Thanks Tiffany

Me 39.5
DH 41
DD 7
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Miscarriage July 2012
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Re: Clomid ???

Postby tiffanynp » Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:03 am

Sure :). I see now that you are close to 40. When I was ttc dd my OB gave me Clomid on month 3! She didn't make me wait the 6months just due to my age. And, I did ovulate..I guess I just needed a little help. It has worked for me twice :)!!! I would not hesitate to ask!
Good luck!
Me, Tiffany: 40. DH: 43. DD: 17mo's.
TTC#2 since June 2012.
Cycle #1: Chemical bfp June 2012 :(.
Cycle #4: Clomid 100mg cd3-7 Angel baby @ 9w1d on Nov 18, 2012 :(.
Cycle#5: Clomid 100mg cd3-7; BFN.
Cycle#6: Femara 5mg cd3-7; Angel baby#2 @ 5w4d on March 3, 2013 :(.
DIAGNOSED with MTHFR by RE on 4/8/13 as possible cause of mc...FX next preg is take home baby!!!
Cycle#7: Femara 5mg cd3-7, Ovaboost, Aspirin, and Foligard; BFP!!!!!!! :)
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Re: Clomid ???

Postby gillybobs » Sat Nov 17, 2012 9:54 am

HI, just like to say I've not got children, or been on clomid ... yet ... but glad to hear it actually works. have to go through blood tests, ultrasound and hsg, also my bf has had tests, if all is ok I get to go on in Feb.
Fingers crossed for you all xxx
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