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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby Sauce » Mon Oct 03, 2016 1:06 pm

Danaa- If I'm remembering correctly I didn't feel anything for 2 or 3 days after transfer and then I started getting cramps. Mine were a lot like AF and they lasted through week 6 of pregnancy. I still feel little cramps occasionally but they are definitely fading away. Maybe I have a sensitive uterus though, lol. That was my only symptom before my BFP except for the night before my gums were bleeding pretty bad when I flossed and a few nights before I had a total meltdown (hormonal or stress related I'm not sure, but it did make me wonder). Good luck! Don't worry too much about what you eat right now. Even without true morning sickness, my food aversions and exhaustion haven't made me feel like eating. I've actually lost a few pounds from my pre-transfer weight. My appetite is finally starting to come back so I'm sure I'll start gaining soon.

Not much new here. Just taking it day by day. I have been off Progesterone for 2 days and so far all is still good, but I'm still nervous. I can't wait for my next OB appointment next Wednesday so I can see the heartbeat again!
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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 Danaa » Mon Oct 03, 2016 1:12 pm

Sauce ur post makes me feel so much better bcs im kinda upset bcs I feel nothing except a few sharp stabbing pains wich were pretty quick and only for like a second.I don't know....I just want to feel something so I know that my babies are implanting.
And yay for no progesterone shots.When is ur next scan?
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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 johnnyswifey » Mon Oct 03, 2016 4:36 pm

Hi ladies!!!
I'm going to remain optimistic as my 2nd BETA came back as 322!!! My RE nurse says she thinks that my baby is producing slow hcg now because my first number is awesome. She didn't sound negative at all, she actually sounded happy! But according to all the "normal" betas mine didn't even double in 72 hours!!

Do you guys think all is okay?? I have no bleeding, no spotting only cramps here and there. Everyone around me is still happy as the numbers did actually rise, but I'm just going to keep my faith and enjoy my pregnancy day by day!
Him- 31- PERFECT
Me- 30- Tubal (tubes removed 2012)
Angel babies 9-22-09, 10-12-16, 1-12-17

Starting Over- Feeling Excited!!
8/1/16: 10 frozen embies!!!
9/26/16: BFP!!!!!
9/30/16: BETA #1: 218
10/3/16: BETA #2: 322 then 404 then 534 then 1202
10/12/16: Dx with ectopic pregnancy (cornual) mtx given

STARTING FET AGAIN NOV 2016! 9 babies left!
*I DECLARE THAT ANYTHING I DECIDE TO DO IN MY LIFE WILL BE SUCCESSFUL!!!!*
12/19/16: BFP!!!
12/23/16: BETA- 186!!!
12/26/16: BETA- 531.7!!!!!!!! Almost tripled!
01/04/17: BETA- 11,790!!!!! :shock:
01/12/17: M/C!!!!! :shock: :shock: super sad!

FET #3- Third time's the charm!
4/20/17: BETA- 240!!!
4/24/17: BETA- 1,800!!!! Then 23,838!!! Then 45,445
5/11/17: Miscarried. My body has failed me yet again
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby Danaa » Mon Oct 03, 2016 4:42 pm

Johnyswife enjoy ur pregnancy lady,yes it didn't doubled and sometimes that is not good BUT sometimes the Hcg just rises slowly and as long as ur not cramping and bleeding ur good!!
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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 johnnyswifey » Mon Oct 03, 2016 5:35 pm

Thanks Danaa!
Him- 31- PERFECT
Me- 30- Tubal (tubes removed 2012)
Angel babies 9-22-09, 10-12-16, 1-12-17

Starting Over- Feeling Excited!!
8/1/16: 10 frozen embies!!!
9/26/16: BFP!!!!!
9/30/16: BETA #1: 218
10/3/16: BETA #2: 322 then 404 then 534 then 1202
10/12/16: Dx with ectopic pregnancy (cornual) mtx given

STARTING FET AGAIN NOV 2016! 9 babies left!
*I DECLARE THAT ANYTHING I DECIDE TO DO IN MY LIFE WILL BE SUCCESSFUL!!!!*
12/19/16: BFP!!!
12/23/16: BETA- 186!!!
12/26/16: BETA- 531.7!!!!!!!! Almost tripled!
01/04/17: BETA- 11,790!!!!! :shock:
01/12/17: M/C!!!!! :shock: :shock: super sad!

FET #3- Third time's the charm!
4/20/17: BETA- 240!!!
4/24/17: BETA- 1,800!!!! Then 23,838!!! Then 45,445
5/11/17: Miscarried. My body has failed me yet again
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby johnnyswifey » Wed Oct 05, 2016 2:53 pm

I really need you ladies right now!!!!! My levels only went up to 404!!! They want me to do a 5w scan tomorrow. Not sure what they expect to see tomorrow, but I'll let you ladies know. I just really need your love and support right now!
Him- 31- PERFECT
Me- 30- Tubal (tubes removed 2012)
Angel babies 9-22-09, 10-12-16, 1-12-17

Starting Over- Feeling Excited!!
8/1/16: 10 frozen embies!!!
9/26/16: BFP!!!!!
9/30/16: BETA #1: 218
10/3/16: BETA #2: 322 then 404 then 534 then 1202
10/12/16: Dx with ectopic pregnancy (cornual) mtx given

STARTING FET AGAIN NOV 2016! 9 babies left!
*I DECLARE THAT ANYTHING I DECIDE TO DO IN MY LIFE WILL BE SUCCESSFUL!!!!*
12/19/16: BFP!!!
12/23/16: BETA- 186!!!
12/26/16: BETA- 531.7!!!!!!!! Almost tripled!
01/04/17: BETA- 11,790!!!!! :shock:
01/12/17: M/C!!!!! :shock: :shock: super sad!

FET #3- Third time's the charm!
4/20/17: BETA- 240!!!
4/24/17: BETA- 1,800!!!! Then 23,838!!! Then 45,445
5/11/17: Miscarried. My body has failed me yet again
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby Danaa » Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:01 pm

johnnyswifey wrote:I really need you ladies right now!!!!! My levels only went up to 404!!! They want me to do a 5w scan tomorrow. Not sure what they expect to see tomorrow, but I'll let you ladies know. I just really need your love and support right now!

Johnyswife im really sorry you are going trough this hard time!!Im praying that you find some answers and peace at ur scan!!Im here for you!
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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 » Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:06 pm

Johnny- Praying that your numbers start rising faster and your scan shows everything is healthy. I know how stressful this time of your pregnancy is but try and stay as positive as possible, can't wait to hear good news after your scan tomorrow!

Danaa- when's your first BETA? How are you feeling?
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 Danaa » Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:10 pm

Peace my betas is on the 14th but i will probably go sooner than that.
I'm feeling crampy and a bit worried Bcs the pain has moved to my left side,is like my ovary is hurting pretty bad,im scared not to be an ectopic.
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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 johnnyswifey » Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:12 pm

Thanks ladies!! Im remaining positive. This is a test of faith!!
Danaa, is the pain excrutiating??
Him- 31- PERFECT
Me- 30- Tubal (tubes removed 2012)
Angel babies 9-22-09, 10-12-16, 1-12-17

Starting Over- Feeling Excited!!
8/1/16: 10 frozen embies!!!
9/26/16: BFP!!!!!
9/30/16: BETA #1: 218
10/3/16: BETA #2: 322 then 404 then 534 then 1202
10/12/16: Dx with ectopic pregnancy (cornual) mtx given

STARTING FET AGAIN NOV 2016! 9 babies left!
*I DECLARE THAT ANYTHING I DECIDE TO DO IN MY LIFE WILL BE SUCCESSFUL!!!!*
12/19/16: BFP!!!
12/23/16: BETA- 186!!!
12/26/16: BETA- 531.7!!!!!!!! Almost tripled!
01/04/17: BETA- 11,790!!!!! :shock:
01/12/17: M/C!!!!! :shock: :shock: super sad!

FET #3- Third time's the charm!
4/20/17: BETA- 240!!!
4/24/17: BETA- 1,800!!!! Then 23,838!!! Then 45,445
5/11/17: Miscarried. My body has failed me yet again
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby Danaa » Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:16 pm

Johnyswife the pain isn't that bad to make me want to see a doc but it was bad enough to make me worry.
Sometimes I get this type of pain before my period....I don't know ,if it won't go away I will call the clinic.
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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 Sauce » Thu Oct 06, 2016 8:17 am

Johnnyswife- I'm thinking about you today. I really hope you get good news!

Danaa- I had some cramping on both sides during my TWW. My nurse said as long as it wasn't so bad I was keeling over it probably wasn't ectopic. Hopefully it doesn't mean anything bad, but it's probably good to call your clinic if it keeps up. Are you going to take a test at home before your beta?
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 Danaa » Thu Oct 06, 2016 3:21 pm

Sauce im feeling better,the cramps stopped but I'm feeling some activity in my uterus and ovaries.Johnyswife thinking of you.
Ladies I want to announce im pregnant!!
I took some tests and they showed me those beautiful and long awaited lines!!Im incredibly happy and very pleased I could tell my DH today when it was his birthday.
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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 johnnyswifey » Thu Oct 06, 2016 3:45 pm

DANAAAAAA YAAAYYYYYYYY!!!!I'M SO EXCITED FOR YOU!!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

AFM: Not good news, not bad news.... we are in limbo here. My levels are rising but not doubling. The sonogram showed NOTHING!!!! Not even anything outside of my uterus, so, I go in for more levels tomorrow, but I'm feeling less than confident. My RE is saying my levels just may be too low to see anything, but at this stage I should be higher in my levels. So tomorrow I'll let you guys know!!! I'm really down right now!!!
Him- 31- PERFECT
Me- 30- Tubal (tubes removed 2012)
Angel babies 9-22-09, 10-12-16, 1-12-17

Starting Over- Feeling Excited!!
8/1/16: 10 frozen embies!!!
9/26/16: BFP!!!!!
9/30/16: BETA #1: 218
10/3/16: BETA #2: 322 then 404 then 534 then 1202
10/12/16: Dx with ectopic pregnancy (cornual) mtx given

STARTING FET AGAIN NOV 2016! 9 babies left!
*I DECLARE THAT ANYTHING I DECIDE TO DO IN MY LIFE WILL BE SUCCESSFUL!!!!*
12/19/16: BFP!!!
12/23/16: BETA- 186!!!
12/26/16: BETA- 531.7!!!!!!!! Almost tripled!
01/04/17: BETA- 11,790!!!!! :shock:
01/12/17: M/C!!!!! :shock: :shock: super sad!

FET #3- Third time's the charm!
4/20/17: BETA- 240!!!
4/24/17: BETA- 1,800!!!! Then 23,838!!! Then 45,445
5/11/17: Miscarried. My body has failed me yet again
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Re: Summer IVF buddies #2

Postby Sauce » Thu Oct 06, 2016 7:25 pm

Congratulations Danaa!!! I knew it! H & H 9 months to you!

Johnnyswife- It must be so stressful to not know what's happening. I'm thinking about you and wish you the best. Maybe it truly is too early. Good luck tomorrow.
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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