What to do with a frozen embryo

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What to do with a frozen embryo

Postby lenni36 » Sat Mar 10, 2018 11:51 am

Hi ladies,

I used to come here very often. I don't remember my original login name. We were ttc for three years, nothing was happening, we were diagnosed with idiopathic infertility, proceed with an IVF, I miscarried my three day embryo at 5 tt, from a FET 3 months later I have a beautiful and healthy 27 months old son. We still have one embryo left in a freezer and don't know what to do with it. I'm 36, my husband 47, no spring chickens. Our son goes to a private school and we cannot afford this for our second child. Also, all the family lives abroad, we have no help and our son just started sleeping through the night - wakes up about twice, which usef to be 5-15 times, we are veyond exhausted. My husband wants to dispose of the remaining embryo, although it's not easy for him, I cry every night not wanting to kill it. What should we do?
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Re: What to do with a frozen embryo

Postby Danaa » Sat Mar 10, 2018 4:58 pm

Hello and congratulations on your baby!!Sadly this such a personal decision.Think about the well being of your family,if you would have another baby could you care for the baby as best as you should?i wish you good luck!
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Re: What to do with a frozen embryo

Postby mglupe1979 » Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:01 pm

What ever will be will be. I will definitely give it a chance. Were one eat two eat. Im sure you and your husband will make it happen. What ever your decision is.
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Re: What to do with a frozen embryo

Postby Hopefulrosey » Sun Mar 11, 2018 12:51 am

Lenni, I understand how you feel. I am sorry that you have to make such a tough decision.

If I were you, I will take my chances and at least give this embryo a chance to come this world. Two children are not a lot.

Otheewise, maybe you can find someone who would love to adopt this little embryo (embryo donation)? Imo, that will be better than discarding a potential life.

All the best
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Me: Rosey, 33, normal except early hypothyroidism
DH: 32, 4 SAs. varies between normal to MFI :doh:
IUI #1 Sep'17 - BFN and ended up with 2x 20mm+ cysts
IUI #2 Nov'17 - cancelled. O'd spontaneously on CD10 before trigger. O confirmed with CD21 test
IUI #3 Dec'17 BFN... moving on to IVF in 2018
IVF #1 - ER (16 follies, 14 eggs, only 7 mature, only 3 fertilised), 3d transfer of 3 embies (only 1x 8 cell, 2x 4 cell), no frosties, BFN (beta 0.1)

Lap Mar'18 - To check for endo (CA 125 levels came higher)

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