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Egg quality for IVF?

Postby Linzie0406 » Thu Jun 02, 2016 7:14 pm

Hey guys! I don't normally post, but just stalk everyone else's posts instead.. :)

We have been ttc for over 4 years. Attempted IVF May 2015 with no luck, and were told we had poor quality embryos. A month later, I had a laparoscopy and was diagnosed with stage III endo. Fast forward a year and I've lost 25lb and am taking fertilaid, b-12 complex, coq10, and vit c daily. I want to ensure that when we can finally afford to attempt IVF again, it's "the" time. The one where it works. What can I do to ensure optimal egg quality? Desperately praying daily!
Check out my story: :doh:

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#endosucks :hugs:
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Re: Egg quality for IVF?

Postby mimimama » Mon Jun 06, 2016 4:10 am

Hi, I am not an expert, but yr would find tons of recommendations on eggdonationfriends com Good luck
Me 31, DH 40. TTC 5 years. Unexplained infertility.
December 2015- IVF #1 BFN
May/June 2016- new doctor, IVF consultation in Gdansk Poland
October 2016- IVF #2 Invicta BFP!!!
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Re: Egg quality for IVF?

Postby FutureBabyBee » Mon Jun 06, 2016 10:00 am

Hi Linzie! Has your RE mentioned why he thinks you had poor quality embryos? I'm very sorry that happened to you. What is your age/AMH? Depending on the reasoning behind the suspected egg quality I can offer some insight from my (limited) personal experience. I have a high AMH but I also have PCOS so egg quality is an issue with me as well. I take supplements to try and increase my egg quality as I have my first IVF coming up. I take Ovasitol, CoQ10, and eat a LCHF (Low carb high fat) diet. Dairy is contraindicated for PCOS patients but I know full fat dairy is supposed to be good for fertility. Royal jelly is good for egg quality, and I know some women who take DHEA for egg quality as well. I would definitely ask your RE about those supplements and what they recommend to help out. I hope this helps!
Me- 26 dx PCOS, Hypothyroid
DH- 31 dx Low motility and morphology
TTC #1 for 4 years

IUI 1: Femara 5 mg, ovidrel, 1 mature follicle/ 9 million post wash BFN
IUI 2: Femara 7.5 mg, ovidrel, 1 mature follicle/ 13 million post wash BFN
IUI 3: Femara 7.5 mg, Follistim 75iu 5-9, 3 mature follicles/ 25 million post wash BFN
IUI 4: Femara 7.5 mg, Gonal F, Poor response, cancelled.

IVF: July 2016
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