RE restrictions after positive betas??

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RE restrictions after positive betas??

Postby Mlockwoo79 » Fri Jan 01, 2016 1:19 pm

Anyone else have restrictions even after the positive betas? We currently cannot have intercourse, I can't lift anything over 10 lbs (including my 40lb kid!) and no hot baths or long hot showers. Anyone else restricted? For how long? (We are restricted for 10 weeks).
Me: 36. DH: 38
TTC #2 since Sept 2013
Low AMH, hypothyroid, (?) pcos/insulin resistance

DD #1: born 2/7/12 natural cycle following 4 yrs TTC and 1 cycle femara

This time: 6 failed clomid cycles. Went straight to IVF due to age and DOR.
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Re: RE restrictions after positive betas??

Postby Jean789 » Sat Jan 02, 2016 8:58 am

I had similar ones too although at my six week appt they lifted the sex ban. We continued that a little longer on our own just to be sure.

I wasn't told about the hot baths or showers but had heard about it on here so I knew to avoid.

They also told me to make sure I was taking my prenatal and don't start any new exercise routines
2013: off BC - not trying, not preventing
2014: tried clomid through OBGYN and got referred to specialist
2015: 1st IUI- femara- BFN
2nd IUI- femara - BFN
3rd IUI- femara- BFN
4th IUI - femara and gonal f - BFN
Took a month off
5th IUI - femara, gonal f, ovidrel, progesterone - BFN
6th IUI - femara, gonal f ( increased) ovidrel, progesterone- BFN
IVF #1 - BFP m/c early ~4.5 weeks
IVF #2 - BFP! Beta #1 - 790!
First ultrasound 6w3d - 1 baby :-) heartbeat 122
Second ultrasound 8w3d on 12/3/15 heartbeat 182
Graduated from fertility doctor!
First OBGYN appt. went well! We have a very active, jumping bean! :-)
Next appt. at 14 weeks.
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Re: RE restrictions after positive betas??

Postby ABelle » Sun Jan 03, 2016 5:07 pm

I don't remember exactly but I think we were restricted until after our first ultrasound at 6 weeks. Still no heavy lifting or hot baths which is something I was going to do anyway because no way I was risking losing the baby. No new exercises either.
Me {Anne}- 33 :hi: (Hypothyroidism, Single A1298C MTHFR, Endometriosis, ANA neg)
DH- 42. (amazeballs) :wiggle:
Married since 2005. TTC 60 months before finally getting our positive!

2 Lap Surgeries, 3 HSGs, 4 rounds of Clomid, 3 IUI's, 1 IVF cancelled (cysts) = all :bfn:

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