Is in vitro fertilization helping you achieve your dream of parenthood? Discuss IVF, FET, donor egg and surrogacy here!
Mon Nov 21, 2016 2:16 pm
Well Amouna everyone is different and their body works differently so i can't speak for others but i personally started testing at 3days past transfer and i got a positive the next day but it was so faint that i didn't believe it but the next day meaning 5days past transfer i had a very clear positive so im starting with the tests 5dp5dt
Mon Nov 21, 2016 2:17 pm
Here is a link where I posted my pregnancy tests viewtopic.php?f=2&t=244758&start=15
Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:33 am
Ahhh I cannot imagine the feeling that brings seeing those two lines on there- praying you see them again this cycle and a strong healthy baby is in there xxxx
Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:34 am
I'm starting stims tonight and its likea recipe lol taking water from one and mix with powder in another then change needle and inject- really scared of these ones because I imagine my insides going crazy lol xxxx
Fri Nov 25, 2016 4:39 pm
Amouna I hope the injections are going well for you!
I have a question for those who had Estrogen pills part of their protocols,did you had ovaries pains?
Last time I didn't experienced any pains but now im,im scared i might have cysts and they will have to cancel everything....i don't know..I have a bad feeling.
Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:09 pm
Hi ladies! Sorry I have been gone. I was with my in laws for a week! Had a blast!
Puddles- so happy to hear about the good results! Any news on the blastos yet??
Amouna- how is the stimming coming along?? I see you and Danaa are transfer buddies- awesome!!
Fur- where are ya girl??
Danaa- yay for your period and Dec 12!!! I have always taken estrogen pills for FET and never felt ovary pains or twinges and I take them both orally and vaginally. You will be just fine, no cysts!
AFM: I get my transfer date on Monday at my appt. I have been off the bcps for about 6 days now and still using the lupron to suppress ovulation.
Hope all you U.S ladies had a Happy Thanksgiving!!
Sun Nov 27, 2016 1:11 pm
Because our embryos were frozen over the holiday, we haven't had an actual conversation with our embryologist, but we did get an email that we have 4 embryos frozen...which is less than I'd figured, since our 3 day check-in was 16, but I'm pretty happy with that number! Hopefully we won't need another egg retrieval in this lifetime! Just waiting on AF now!
Sun Nov 27, 2016 7:13 pm
Puddles - 4 is great! When is AF due?
Danaa - fingers crossed! I'm sure everything will be great!
Johnnyswifey - good luck at your appointment tomorrow. keep us posted
Amouna - how are stims going?
AFM - sorry I've been MIA. I got a crazy cold that knocked me on my butt! I have all my blood work done and last eeek had the saline ultrasound. The think I have a polyp, but it looks like it might be the same one I had last time around? Which they left alone as is was not in a location which would impact pregnancy. I meet with the REbon Thursday to review all the tests and hopefully sign consent/submit to insurance. Fingers crossed it all goes smoothly.
Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:22 pm
Hi ladies, my name is Lynn. I was looking over some sites and saw this one. This is my first forum and wanted to check things out and get some positive thought/vibes and possible advice from people going through the same thing. I'm doing my first round of IVF after 4 failed IUI. I'm 38 years old and hv great egg reserve and no problems (thank God). My hubbie has as small male factor that was an issue. We are doing IVF with ICSI, so hopefully we will hv success. I hv started my injections Saturday and ready to get this party started:) I'll know on Dec 21st if we are sucessful.
Do any of you ladies have headaches from the Menopur?? I took Gonl without any issues but I have never took Menopur before.. I wish you all the best of luck in your journeys
Mon Nov 28, 2016 4:58 pm
Hi Lynn!!! Welcome to our thread! I haven't had any type of headache that I can remember while on Menopur.
Fur- I hate colds! EWWW! Hope you're feeling better and I pry for a smooth appt on Thursday
Puddles- 4 is great! When do we expect AF???
AFM- My appt today was a scare, I thought my cycle was going to be cancelled due to a 3.1 cm cyst on my right ovary; however, my bloodwork showed that it was not producing estrogen, so I can still proceed with my cycle! I am on to 5 units of lupron instead of 10 units and 1mg of Estrace twice per day starting today. Next appt is Monday 12/5. By 12/9, I should have a lining check and by 12/14, I should be transferring my baby girl!!!!!!
Mon Nov 28, 2016 5:11 pm
Lynn welcome,i haven't had any headaches while on menopur either.
Johnyswife im so happy to hear that ur cycle isn't going to be cancelled and yay for a December transfer,2 days after me hehehhe,last time you transfer was first.
May the month of December bring us our rainbow babies.
Fur im sorry to hear about the polyp but im glad it won't affect implantation or a pregnancy.
Polyps are not fun.
Puddles im happy to hear you have 4 babies,that si wonderful news,remember it only takes 1.
Afm what can I say,I had a rough week,mood swings a bit of anger,a slight hint of depression,all that for no reason,i blame the drugs!!
Today im back to myself and im looking forward to have my next scan wich is Wednesday.
By the way did you guys gained any weight while u were preparing for FET?
Last time i was fine I didn't had any weight problems but this time im struggling.
Mon Nov 28, 2016 5:53 pm
Hey Danaa- surprisingly, I lost weight! It kept shedding and my DH and family thought something was wrong with me. After losing the baby, I gained a good 5 lbs and can't get rid of it!
Tue Nov 29, 2016 6:51 am
At my first round i have lost weight i was at my perfect weight but during teh short pregnancy and the time after I gained 5-8lbs and im having the hardest time losing them.
Is making me crazy!!!!
Tue Nov 29, 2016 4:44 pm
Welcome Lynn! I never did menopur, have the headaches gotten any better?
Wifey - how are meds going so far?
Danaa- how are you feeling. Those meds made me so crazy emotional, it was awful!
2 days until my appointment, I'm anxious to get moving!
Tue Nov 29, 2016 5:37 pm
Fur- So far the Lupron is ok; it's doing what it is supposed to be doing I suppose because even though I had a cyst, my e2 levels were low enough to continue the cycle. I've started my estrace yesterday evening and are taking them twice a day- so the only effects I've gotten right now are small batches of EWCM today, so, it looks like my body is responding to the meds wonderfully!
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