IUI with clomid and Ovidrel

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IUI with clomid and Ovidrel

Postby KimmyM0808 » Fri Jul 31, 2015 2:08 pm

Hi ladies,

I have been reading this board for quite some time now but this is my first post. I am about to do my 3rd IUI next week. Here is my current situation...
We have been trying to conceive for a year now and starting seeing an REI specialist in February. My husband has a low sperm count. Every other month it goes from high to low. (Last month was low). All my levels are really good when I get my blood work done. For almost two months now my husband has been taking HCG, HMG and clomid to raise his levels. I ovulate regularly every month. On our first two IUIs we did I just took clomid days 3-5 and tracked my own ovulation. This round because he is so irregular they are trying to stregthen my end and are introducing an Ovidrel injection to help more eggs be released so hopefully give us more of a chance this month. I also took clomid days 3-5.

Does anyone have any success stories or experience with this type of a situation? I am not sure if the ovidrel will help increase our chances and was just wondering if they has helped anyone in the past. I am trying to stay positive but it is hard and I am just praying something works for us.

Thanks!
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Re: IUI with clomid and Ovidrel

Postby Hope2fly » Sun Aug 02, 2015 5:42 pm

Welcome! I am new too! But I am in a similar situation as you. I did Clomid this cycle for days 5-9 followed by Ovidrel on cd12 and we just had our very first IUI today on cd14.

When my husbands sperm levels were checked last year they said he was great but this morning he only had 5.5mil post wash and from what I read that seems low. I had 3 measureable follicles so fingers crossed!!

I am a little nervous that the Ovidrel will cause a higher chance of multiples. I guess in my situation there would be a possibility of triplets so that's of course a little scary-- but we are prepared for whatever the outcome! My fingers are just crossed and I'm mentally trying to prepare for this TWW!! We have been trying for almost 4 years but have only been seeing a specialist for about 15 months. We did like 6 total rounds of Clomid and Metformin last year but didn't have any luck.

Best of luck to you!! What day are you on now? Getting close to taking the trigger?
I am 30/ DH is 29
DS is 7 yrs old trying for #2 for 4 years
Laparoscopy 07/14 and found scar tissue & fibroids
DH all tests normal
Current--took Clomid days 5-9, followed by Ovidrel on day 12 and first IUI on day 14
1-5DPO Crampy, gassy, not much
6DPO-Strong lower cramping, hot flashes plus above
7DPO- Light brown/pink spotting, crampy, fullness in lower belly
8-9DPO- Light cramps, hot flashes, sore side breasts, lots of creamy CM, some yellow mucus CM, little nausea
10DPO- sore side boobs, swollen cervix, vag walls, creamy cm, gassy, fullness in belly
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Re: IUI with clomid and Ovidrel

Postby KimmyM0808 » Mon Aug 03, 2015 3:12 am

i went for monitoring yesterday and my follicles grew a lot since the other day. She said I was extremely close but wanted to check me today one last time before the trigger shot to get me even closer. Today is day 12 and I am guessing within the next day or so they will tell me to take the shot. With the doctors monitoring me this time and the timing they are predicting may have been pet of my issue. Even though dh had a low count when I was monitoring I wasn't getting my surge until day 16 and going for iui day 17 (which is later than expected in a 30 day cycle) and now they are predicting sooner than that for me. So prayers and fingers crossed that maybe timining was a huge factor.
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Re: IUI with clomid and Ovidrel

Postby Hope2fly » Sun Aug 09, 2015 3:31 pm

Hoping it was just a timing issue! Did you end up triggering and have had your iui already? What day did you trigger/iui? How was the post wash count?

I am 7DPO and planning to test Friday when I will be 12DPO!! Fingers crossed!! I am getting anxious!!
I am 30/ DH is 29
DS is 7 yrs old trying for #2 for 4 years
Laparoscopy 07/14 and found scar tissue & fibroids
DH all tests normal
Current--took Clomid days 5-9, followed by Ovidrel on day 12 and first IUI on day 14
1-5DPO Crampy, gassy, not much
6DPO-Strong lower cramping, hot flashes plus above
7DPO- Light brown/pink spotting, crampy, fullness in lower belly
8-9DPO- Light cramps, hot flashes, sore side breasts, lots of creamy CM, some yellow mucus CM, little nausea
10DPO- sore side boobs, swollen cervix, vag walls, creamy cm, gassy, fullness in belly
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
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Re: IUI with clomid and Ovidrel

Postby KimmyM0808 » Tue Aug 11, 2015 1:53 pm

I took my trigger shot on Monday Aug 3 and had my iui Wednesday Aug 5. Count was 2million pre and 1 million post wash with 60% mobility. I go back to the doctor for pregnancy blood test on the 19th. Not feeling too confident though. Not feeling anything or have any symptoms of anything. Good luck to you I wish you the best!! Keep me updated.
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Re: IUI with clomid and Ovidrel

Postby KimmyM0808 » Mon Aug 17, 2015 5:46 pm

Hope2fly how are you feeling? Did you ever take a test?
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