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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby Puddles-O-Cuddles » Tue Jul 12, 2016 7:59 am

Hey y'all!
I had my ultrasound and they said I'm brimming with follicles and that I'll trigger either tonight or tomorrow night, with retrieval on Thursday or Friday!

I also asked about the ovary pain when I pee, and she said it wasn't anything to worry about...just that that whole area is getting a little tender at this point, so no worries.

SO EXCITED!!
Me, 32; Mild Endo, cystic ovaries, wonky hormones
DH, 32; High count, low motility % and low morphology
TTC #1 since Summer '15

IUI with Clomid(100mg), Estridol - April 2016 - BFN
IVF/FET #1- July/August/September - 2 embryo transfer -
BFN with no frozen embryos left
IVF/FET #2- November/December - Single embryo transfer scheduled for Dec 21st!
5dpt BFP! Beta #1 9dpo: 39.9; Beta #2 12dpo 135!
m/c at 7 weeks.
FET#3 scheduled for March 14th
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby Danaa » Tue Jul 12, 2016 8:16 am

Puddles congrats!!That is wonderful news!!!Im fx for you that everything goes smooth.
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Me 29
DH 31
After 3 years in which we tried everything we are doing IVF in Greece with Iakentro Athens.
Short Protocol with Bemfola and Cetrotide
19mature eggs and we have 9 day5 blasto.
FET#1 ended in a loss around 5 weeks
FET#2 ended in a loss at 22w due to IC,my boys will be forever in my heart .
FET#3 ?
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby PeaceLoveYoga » Tue Jul 12, 2016 8:57 am

~Ahhhh I'm so behind, took a little break from the computer for the past few days~

Danaa- Congrats on your 9 embryos!!! So exciting :)

Busy- I'm praying for you Xo

Sept- GIrl you're pregnant, I feel it!! Can't wait to hear the official news!

Puddles- SO exciting, you're going to have LOTS of eggs. I just had my retrieval yesterday and I'm already back to work. Definitely taking it easy but I feel pretty good.

AFM- I had my ultrasound last Sat. and I was ready, so I triggered that night and had my retrieval yesterday morning. They got 14 eggs :) As you all know we are strictly male factor, my husbands sperm is extremely low motility. We got to see his sperm under a micro scope, none of them go anywhere they just stay in place and move. It was really cool to see. I'm waiting for my call this morning to let us know how many eggs matured and how many fertilized. I started my progesterone injections last night (they're not that bad) and my transfer will be on Saturday morning :)
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Me: 31- Unexplained infertility
DH: 33- Low motility
TTC for 4+ years
1st IUI- August 2015 W/clomid + trigger= BFN
2nd IUI- September 2015 w/clomid + trigger= BFN
1st IVF- ER 7/11- 14 eggs retrieved, 11 matured & 11 fertilized. ET on 7/16- transferred 2 embryos
1st BETA 7/27- 469!!! :)
1st Ultrasound 8/17- Saw BOTH heartbeats....we're having TWINS!!
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby Puddles-O-Cuddles » Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:23 am

Peace, thanks for the shout. It is GREAT to know that you feel pretty darn good the day after your retrieval...I was wondering what to expect after day 1, so you put me at ease.
Fingers crossed for you...how exciting that your transfer is happening so soon!!
Me, 32; Mild Endo, cystic ovaries, wonky hormones
DH, 32; High count, low motility % and low morphology
TTC #1 since Summer '15

IUI with Clomid(100mg), Estridol - April 2016 - BFN
IVF/FET #1- July/August/September - 2 embryo transfer -
BFN with no frozen embryos left
IVF/FET #2- November/December - Single embryo transfer scheduled for Dec 21st!
5dpt BFP! Beta #1 9dpo: 39.9; Beta #2 12dpo 135!
m/c at 7 weeks.
FET#3 scheduled for March 14th
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby PeaceLoveYoga » Tue Jul 12, 2016 10:02 am

Good news!! 11 eggs fertilized :) Now we wait 5 days to see how many make it!
Me: 31- Unexplained infertility
DH: 33- Low motility
TTC for 4+ years
1st IUI- August 2015 W/clomid + trigger= BFN
2nd IUI- September 2015 w/clomid + trigger= BFN
1st IVF- ER 7/11- 14 eggs retrieved, 11 matured & 11 fertilized. ET on 7/16- transferred 2 embryos
1st BETA 7/27- 469!!! :)
1st Ultrasound 8/17- Saw BOTH heartbeats....we're having TWINS!!
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby SEPT2014 » Tue Jul 12, 2016 10:20 am

Hi ladies
Blood test due tomorrow. Very nervous as well ...Good luck tomorrow also busybee.
Me: 38, DH: 42 - TTC No. 1 since Oct 2013
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MC twin A 12.01.2014 @ 6w6d
Emergency Lap on 16.01.2014 @ 7w3d Twin B (ectopic) & ruptured right tube, left tube ok

May 2014 - CP/MC 5w+3, numerous chemicals since

Metformin (PCOS), bromocriptine(elevated prolactin)
April 2015 HSG - normal uterus and left tube fine
Nov 2015 - investigative hystero & D&C - normal
March 2016 - Start IVF+PGS - our last hope :omg: :love:
Day 9 : 11 measurable follies - egg retrieval March 2016 :omg:
8 eggs selected for fert by icsi - 8 x fert.
Day 5: 5 embryos for PGS biopsy & freeze.
PGS (ngs)results: 2 x normal & 3 x abnormal
FET June 2016 1 x PGS normal blast transferred :omg:
Trust your gut instincts.
Bfp July 2016 - please stay around little one :hb:
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby Sauce » Tue Jul 12, 2016 11:39 am

Danaa- Obviously, I haven't done my FET yet, but my RE did tell me I would need to have a full bladder and because of that it can be uncomfortable. I do know that I will need a stitch to hold my cervix in place as it is tilted. For my HSG and saline ultrasound they used the tenaculum/cervical clamp which hurt A LOT. My RE said the stitch is less painful but that if I am nervous she will write me a prescription for valium to take right before the transfer. I am taking her up on it because I want to be as relaxed as possible!

SEPT- Good luck tomorrow! I have a feeling it will be good news!

Peace- Yay! That is a great number! I can't wait to hear how many make it to the next step.

Puddles- Good luck later this week! Retrieval is a breeze and it sounds like you are going to have tons of eggs! Honestly, the worst part was the trigger shot. Those intramuscular shots are ouch!

I hope everyone else is doing well!

AFM, just waiting on AF to arrive so I can start my estrogen patches. I had a bit of a freak out yesterday because AF is due any day now and I still hadn't heard back about getting my medication. Turned out the nurse who was working on it went out of town and forgot to take care of it! :doh: I really feel like there should be extensive training for those working in a fertility clinic. Like all of your patients are nervous wrecks, please be very careful not to make it worse for them! Anyway, should be able to pick up the patches tomorrow and my FET is tentatively schedule for Aug. 2 or 4!
Me-32 DH-32
NTNP since 2012, TTC since May 2015. Stage 1 endo.
Jan. '16- IUI#1- 100mg clomid, 3 follicles- BFN
Feb. '16- IUI#2- 100mg clomid, 4 follicles- BFN
Mar. '16- IUI#3- 100mg clomid, 3 follicles- BFN
IVF #1- June- 22 eggs retrieved-> 18 fertilized-> 16 at day 5-> 12 sent for testing (other 4 frozen as back up)-> 8 genetically normal-> 1 very good quality embryo chosen for transfer!
FET Aug. 9
1st beta- 106
2nd beta- 360

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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby Busybee4811 » Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:03 pm

Well ladies I have bad news. My beta test was negative. I am upset, but I was prepared for the worst. I'm meeting with the dr on Thursday. Any questions you think I should ask him?
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby Puddles-O-Cuddles » Tue Jul 12, 2016 6:22 pm

Busy, I'm so sorry.
Me, 32; Mild Endo, cystic ovaries, wonky hormones
DH, 32; High count, low motility % and low morphology
TTC #1 since Summer '15

IUI with Clomid(100mg), Estridol - April 2016 - BFN
IVF/FET #1- July/August/September - 2 embryo transfer -
BFN with no frozen embryos left
IVF/FET #2- November/December - Single embryo transfer scheduled for Dec 21st!
5dpt BFP! Beta #1 9dpo: 39.9; Beta #2 12dpo 135!
m/c at 7 weeks.
FET#3 scheduled for March 14th
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby annaluca » Tue Jul 12, 2016 6:27 pm

BusyBee - I am SO sorry to hear. I forget - Do you have any frozen? Obviously, my first question to the doctor would be "why" but I'm sure that's not productive and there's probably no good answer. Hopefully your doctor can provide you with some options that will work well for you. Thinking of you!
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby Busybee4811 » Tue Jul 12, 2016 7:10 pm

Thanks ladies. No, none frozen. I only had 6 eggs retrieved, 4 fertilized and 2 implanted. Only 1 was a blastocyst and the 2nd was a morula. I have low AMH levels. So I don't know what my next step will be but I feel a bit lost right now. I wish you all the best and hope for good news for you!
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby PrayingMrs » Tue Jul 12, 2016 7:29 pm

Busy- Im so very sorry.... try to keep your chin up. Glad you have an appointment soon to go over all options. Praying for you!
Me 28;DH 27: Both Unexplained Infertility
IUI#1 w/ meds: BFN
IUI#2 w/ meds: BFN
IUI#3 w/ meds: BFN
IVF FET#1 July 2016 BFN
FET#2 August 2016 BFP w/ low Beta. Early miscarriage
Next up... some natural trying!
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby PrayingMrs » Tue Jul 12, 2016 7:42 pm

Ive tried to post personals on here and its acting funky.
So.... lots going on here! Excited and praying for each of you!

I had an appointment today and all is well, so we are on for transfer on monday! I begin Progesterone injections tomorrow! Ive never been so excited for an injection, but at the same time so nervous! Lots of positive thoughts and prayers to you girls!
Me 28;DH 27: Both Unexplained Infertility
IUI#1 w/ meds: BFN
IUI#2 w/ meds: BFN
IUI#3 w/ meds: BFN
IVF FET#1 July 2016 BFN
FET#2 August 2016 BFP w/ low Beta. Early miscarriage
Next up... some natural trying!
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby SEPT2014 » Wed Jul 13, 2016 12:17 am

I am so sorry busy...I hope the doctor meeting on Thursday gives you some answers.
I am waiting on nurse for my blood test now. I feel sick with nerves. I have had so many bad memories from scans and blood tests here.
Me: 38, DH: 42 - TTC No. 1 since Oct 2013
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MC twin A 12.01.2014 @ 6w6d
Emergency Lap on 16.01.2014 @ 7w3d Twin B (ectopic) & ruptured right tube, left tube ok

May 2014 - CP/MC 5w+3, numerous chemicals since

Metformin (PCOS), bromocriptine(elevated prolactin)
April 2015 HSG - normal uterus and left tube fine
Nov 2015 - investigative hystero & D&C - normal
March 2016 - Start IVF+PGS - our last hope :omg: :love:
Day 9 : 11 measurable follies - egg retrieval March 2016 :omg:
8 eggs selected for fert by icsi - 8 x fert.
Day 5: 5 embryos for PGS biopsy & freeze.
PGS (ngs)results: 2 x normal & 3 x abnormal
FET June 2016 1 x PGS normal blast transferred :omg:
Trust your gut instincts.
Bfp July 2016 - please stay around little one :hb:
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby Danaa » Wed Jul 13, 2016 4:09 am

Oh my!!!So many things happening here,I'm over the moon for all of us.
Busybee im very sorry,i don't know what to say to make you feel better.Do you mind telling me how old are you?What kind of stims you had?!My question for ur doctor would be why?Why the low embryos quality?How can you improve all that?Maybe try some medrol or prednisone for ur next cycle.Pls don't give up,you can do this,we are here for you.
Sauce wonderful news and try for answering to my questions and Yesss I totally agree that the personal of the clinic you get extended training bcs they are dealing with sensitive issues,and one of us can flip and make scene:)))))lol some humor lol.Ugh I really hope the transfer won't be that bad for you,fx for a smooth transfer.
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Me 29
DH 31
After 3 years in which we tried everything we are doing IVF in Greece with Iakentro Athens.
Short Protocol with Bemfola and Cetrotide
19mature eggs and we have 9 day5 blasto.
FET#1 ended in a loss around 5 weeks
FET#2 ended in a loss at 22w due to IC,my boys will be forever in my heart .
FET#3 ?
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