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Postby MMartyK » Thu Sep 15, 2016 7:56 am

Hi!
I am looking for advice on a How-To guide for IVF. We have done Clomid and Injections/IUI for past pregnancies and are possibly going to do IVF for this one. I don't know much about it. Any info would be helpful. Thank you!
Me (32)
DH (33)
TTC # 3 (DD -5 years, DS-4 years)
Hx PCOS and recurrent Miscarriage

PAST
3 m/c (1 natural, 2 medicated)
Clomid x4 BFN
Injectables/IUI x 3 (2 BFP, 2 m/c)
-Naturally had 2 kids after this

NOW
Clomid 250mg/Glucophage/IUI x3=BFN
Will start IVF #1 in Dec/Jan
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Re: IVF Books

Postby Danaa » Thu Sep 15, 2016 10:07 am

What would you like to know?
Im going trough the process myself.
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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: IVF Books

Postby MMartyK » Thu Sep 15, 2016 10:12 am

Just kinda the schedule and the whole process. I'm familiar with giving myself the injections and IUI. I think we are only going to request one embryo to be transferred. We are really worried about the risk of multiples. That's why we are skipping super stim this time. We figured out success rate was much higher and we had more control with IVf.
Me (32)
DH (33)
TTC # 3 (DD -5 years, DS-4 years)
Hx PCOS and recurrent Miscarriage

PAST
3 m/c (1 natural, 2 medicated)
Clomid x4 BFN
Injectables/IUI x 3 (2 BFP, 2 m/c)
-Naturally had 2 kids after this

NOW
Clomid 250mg/Glucophage/IUI x3=BFN
Will start IVF #1 in Dec/Jan
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Re: IVF Books

Postby Danaa » Thu Sep 15, 2016 11:07 am

I see.
I will try my best and write as much info and details I can but that is going to be a bit later.
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My Ovulation Chart
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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: IVF Books

Postby Danaa » Thu Sep 15, 2016 1:02 pm

Ok,my IVF journey started in June,my protocol was short,meaning no bcp or Lupron injections before I start the injectables,every doc is different and has different protocols.
At ur first apoiment the doc will talk to you and check ur file,ask as many questions until ur satisfied with the informations.
After my apoiment I called on cd1 and went in for a scan on cd 2-3 and started the injectables on cd4,My protocol was,Bemfola(GonalF),Cetrotide,prednisone,folic acid,and antibiotics after the egg retrieval,every person is different but i had to give myself shots for 12days I think, I used a Decapetyl shot as a trigger instead of an Hcg shot Bcs of the high risk oh OHSS.For the egg collection I was put under so I didn't feel anything at all,the days after the retrieval I had some minor bloating and back pains and some spotting,my transfer is going to be in 2-3weeks bcs the doctor didn't wanted to risk me having OHSS while pregnant.
The whole process was very fast,Ofc the apoiments for the blood tests and scans are time consuming but is all worth it.
I will be transferring two embryos Bcs I would love to have twins.
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My Ovulation Chart
.
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: IVF Books

Postby Danaa » Thu Sep 15, 2016 1:02 pm

Im not really sure what else I should say,just ask if you want to know specific details.
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My Ovulation Chart
.
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: IVF Books

Postby MMartyK » Fri Sep 16, 2016 8:55 am

Thank you so much for all of your help. That was very helpful!
Me (32)
DH (33)
TTC # 3 (DD -5 years, DS-4 years)
Hx PCOS and recurrent Miscarriage

PAST
3 m/c (1 natural, 2 medicated)
Clomid x4 BFN
Injectables/IUI x 3 (2 BFP, 2 m/c)
-Naturally had 2 kids after this

NOW
Clomid 250mg/Glucophage/IUI x3=BFN
Will start IVF #1 in Dec/Jan
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