Poll - did you rest after transfer?

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Did you rest after IVF transfer?

Carried on as normal
3
10%
Took it easy for a day or two
12
39%
Bed rest for 1-2 hours
1
3%
Bed rest for 1-2 days
11
35%
Bed rest for 3 days or more
4
13%
 
Total votes : 31

Postby larchelle » Wed Apr 14, 2010 7:35 pm

I've been thinking about what I should do as far as bedrest, too, and haven't decided yet... On the one hand it seems better to be still if it's already implanted, but on the other hand, couldn't moving around a bit help it to implant if it didn't already?? ugh.

I did see one study I think Quinn referring to, where they put little air bubbles or something that simulated embryos into women's uteruses and had them jump around and stuff, and the things stayed exactly in the same place pretty much no matter what they did...

I don't know though! :?
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Postby heath8025 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:56 am

I of course only know my situation but my first cycle I just rested the first afternoon and was back to normal the next day which is what my RE told me it was a BFN cycle, this cycle I took it upon myself to do bed rest, I was pretty strict the first two days then took it easy for the next few days and I finally got my BFP.... not saying that is what worked but I didn't want to look back and say I should have done bed rest KWIM?

Doglover- I too had a difficult transfer the first time, the did a cervical dilation (before stimming) for my second transfer and it was way better :)


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Postby DogLover » Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:02 am

heath8025 wrote:Doglover- I too had a difficult transfer the first time, the did a cervical dilation (before stimming) for my second transfer and it was way better :)


Sorry for the nutty question but did you know it was a difficult transfer?

I am so miffed about it cos on transfer day everything seemed fine. It was very quick, no pain or fiddling about, no one said a thing. I don't know what was supposedly so difficult :|
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Postby heath8025 » Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:49 am

Oh boy did I know it was difficult..... they poked and poked and finally got in but after the dilation it was no problem :)
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Postby medicalkiss » Fri Apr 16, 2010 8:56 pm

Standard was 2 days modified bed rest and my RE does it for everyone. High success rate there, so go figure.
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Postby Lami » Sat Apr 17, 2010 9:39 am

I did bed rest for 2 days, the day of transfer and the day after. I did shower and move around a little on day 2, it was not as strict as some. The embryo will not fall out by standing up! lol My RE suggested I lay low for the first 24 hours then do what I thought was best, they think bed rest cant hurt if you have the flexibility to do it. They have the highest success rates in MA and most of the country..so I did the bed rest..Glad I did!!!
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Postby JennyBug » Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:59 am

IVF #1 - Bedrest for 24 hours. BFN
FET #1 - Strict bedrest for 48 hours. BFP (m/c at 9 wks.)
IVF #2 - No bedrest at all. BFP (currently 16 wks.)

I know there are many different theories about it -- but after my results, I truly don't think it matters. If they're gonna stick, they're gonna stick!
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7/07 - BFP, ectopic, lap. @ 5 wks
2/08 and 1/09- BFP, m/c naturally @ 5 wks
3/09 - IVF #1 - cancelled, poor Lupron response. Next time, Antagonist protocol.
6/09 - IVF #2 -BFN
8/09 - FET #1 (acu.) - BFP 5dp5dt
10/5/09 - mm/c 9 weeks 2 days
IVF #3 1/21/10 - BFP on a FRER, 5dp5dt
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9/11 - FET #2 - BFN
11/17/11 - FET #3 - BFP on FRER 5dp5dt
m/c - blighted ovum
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Postby Egray » Tue Apr 20, 2010 6:03 pm

My doc said to carry on as usual.......he said "if you didn't have to do IVF and got pregnant naturally would you sit around your butt all day when you thought you were implanting"......good point I guess?

Either way, got pregnant with twins and didn't do any bedrest at all.
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