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How many IUI's did you do before BFP?

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How many IUI's did you do before BFP?

Postby Ema » Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:47 pm


Just getting ready to start and my RE said that he would not be surprised if we needed to do 7-9 IUI before getting a BFP.

He quoted us at having a 5% chance of success each try. Would this scare you off? We can't do IVF. Would you all do that many IUI?

It's not accepting all my add options: can you post how many you had to try and if you felt sick?
TTC since Jan 2006

ME:endometriosis...but O regularly
DH:Primary Testicular Failure

IUI+CLOMID...1 million sperm after wash-pending
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Postby Robynsegg2 » Sat Dec 01, 2007 6:24 am

The only reason why we are doing IUI right now is because we have to wait until January to do our, if we get pregnant with IUI, then so be it, but otherwise, we wonld not have done this many IUI's. Think about how much it would cost you to do 7-9 IUI's and then how much it would cost to do one IVF...for me, its cheaper to do the IVF and only the meds are covered. I know a few women on here that I have gotten a BFP from an IUI, but there are more women who get them with an IVF. Thats my personal opinion....good luck.
Me - Robyn 31, DW - Melissa 32


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Success with injectables & IUI

Postby ReFe » Sun Dec 09, 2007 2:01 pm

I tried two cycles of Clomid & IUI and they were both BFNs. Then my RE said we should move on to injectables (Repronex) & IUI and I got a BFP straight away! I had 5 follicles with the injectable cycle, whereas only 2 follicles with both the Clomid cycles. My RE said I only had about 10-12% chance of getting pregnant with injectables & IUI, so I'm very blessed!
My DH and I were going to try a total of 4 - 5 IUI cycles before moving on to IVF.
Me 33 & DH 33
unexplained infertility
TTC #1 since 02/2006
Ovarian cysts removed 05/2007
Two rounds of 100mg Clomid & IUI - BFNs.
BFP on first round of Repronex injections & IUI 10/2007.
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Postby JellyBean » Wed Dec 12, 2007 2:44 pm

I am currently on my 6th cycle with an RE so the 6th IUI with him. Prior to that I did (and I'd have to double check myself) 13 cycles with a clinic. They did 2 IUI's per cycle. Therefore, over 19 cycles, I've had 32 IUI's. GRRRRRRRRRR! :x :x :x :x :x

Anyone else figure I've paid my dues????
Me - 30 DP - 48 TTC #1 since 9/05
IVF Cycle #1: BFP!!!!
Beta #1 11/7/08: 82!! p4: 173
Beta #2 11/10/08: 250!! p4: 220
Beta #3 11/14/08: 1104, p4:177
Beta #4 11/18/08: 3832, p4:214
1st u/s 11/18/08: 1 sac w/ yolk sac!

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Postby LetsTalkStL » Wed Dec 12, 2007 2:59 pm

I had three IUIs with Clomid = all BFN
Then two IUIs with Follistim = BFP on the second round

So five IUIs altogether. If the fifth one didn't work, we were going to take a break and consider IVF. We have insurance coverage on the testing part of the process (u/s and b/w) but no treatment (meds and the IUI itself). So the Clomid cycles were around $500 out-of-pocket and the injectible cycles were around $850. Some people have to pay much more than that -- $1500 or $2000 per cycle -- and if we did, we probably wouldn't have done five.

GL to you!
Christine ~ Sunny in Seattle

Mama to Bean ( March '08 ) and The Twin Czars ( April '10 )

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Postby rinkie » Thu Dec 13, 2007 8:20 pm

Hello, Ladies! I got PG with 3 IUI and I took no meds of any kind. I only had 1 follie too. So, I guess it all depends. Good Luck!
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Postby samigirl » Fri Dec 14, 2007 4:30 pm

Hi Ladies! I got my BFP on round one with IUI and Femara.
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6 rounds IUI

Postby glomac98 » Mon Feb 04, 2008 11:15 am

:| hi ladies
I am on my 6th round IUI with clomid, no sxs yet.
will be testing tomorrow, wish me luck.
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Postby MarissasMommy » Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:07 am

We got pregnant on our first try.
Jamie ~ 27
DH ~ 27
Marissa Abigail ~ November 20th at 9:01 7lbs 13 oz 20 inches long
BFP!!! 3/27/07 First IUI

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Postby Julie2007 » Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:41 pm

It worked for us on the second IUI. First was with Clomid and got BFN. Second with Gonal-F (injectible) and BFP with twins!
Me - 32 DH - 33<br />TTC since April 2006 <br />3 rounds Clomid - BFN <br />1&nbsp;round Clomid/Trigger/IUI -BFN<br />1 round Gonal-F/Trigger/IUI - BFP in August 2007!!!<br />EDD of twin boys - late March / early April 2008!
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