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16 months TTC, BFP 1st IUI!

Postby chalt14 » Sat Dec 13, 2014 9:54 pm

Hello ladies! DH and I tried on our own for 15 months. We found out after about 10 months that DH has some MF issues. Luckily, after taking different vitamins, his counts improved enough for us to do an IUI the 2nd cycle after seeing an RE!

My timeline is in my siggy. I took clomid and had a trigger shot (despite normal cycles and charting, these things upped my chances) then we did back to back IUIs. I took a home test 11 & 12 DPIUIs and got a faint line! We were in disbelief at first, but after continual positive lines and confirmation with beta HCG blood tests, we are so happy to say we are finally expecting!

I am 5 weeks 3 days today and have my first ultrasound scheduled in about 5 days. It will still be so early, but I am really hoping to see and hear a heart beat!!! So far I have been bloated and gassy off and on, had super sore nipples the days after my BFP, and now have slightly sore nipples and very full tender breasts.

Good luck to all of you! This process is so exhausting but we all deserve a BFP and you WILL get there!
TTC #1 since Aug.2013 16th cycle Me: 26 normal cycles, no known problem DH: 30 some MF stuff

7/3/14 - DH's SA #1: Concentration - 8mil/ml (volume 3 ml) Motility - 36% Morphology 3%

10/6 1st RE appt. Ovaries good. Uterus leans more on the right but anteverted. DH given Naturally Smart vitamins to try for a month before a new SA 10/14 HSG - normal!

11/4 DH's 2nd SA: Concentration 32mil/ml (volume 3ml), Motility 30%, Morphology 5% We are doing IUI this cycle! 11/7 CD3 FSH 7.7 Estrogen 34. Clomid 100mg CD3-7

11/17 26.7 & 21.05mm follicles, 8.3mm lining, estrodiol 810, Pregnyl HCG trigger 8:30am. 11/18 IUI 7.2 million motile sperm post wash and 11/19 IUI 11.2 million!

11/30 BFP!! 12/4 beta 134 12/8 beta 562 progesterone 45 12/10 beta 2008 progesterone 43

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Re: 16 months TTC, BFP 1st IUI!

Postby ktippy » Sun Dec 21, 2014 3:08 am

Hooray! Hooray! Hooray! :)
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Re: 16 months TTC, BFP 1st IUI!

Postby emeraldblue » Sun Dec 21, 2014 10:24 am

Congratulations! :hh9:
Me: 31
DH: 33
TTC #1 since September 2014
Cycle: 27-28 days. LP: 13 days.
1/15: thyroid, prolactin, AMH, LH, FSH blood work all normal
5/15: HSG shows tubes clear, LP progesterone low, DH's SA- poor morphology
7/15: repeat LP progesterone good and confirms O
Pending: RE consult
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Re: 16 months TTC, BFP 1st IUI!

Postby Rach13 » Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:07 am

Congrats!! This really gives me hope. We are staring IUI next month!
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Re: 16 months TTC, BFP 1st IUI!

Postby vanjust14 » Mon Dec 29, 2014 7:10 pm

Congratulations Chalt! So happy for you!
Me: (Vanessa) 37
DH: 31
DS: 16


TTC since Sept 2012, Dx: Diminished ovarian reserve with mild male factor

08/13-12/13 5 rounds of 5mg Femara=BFN
01/14-10/14 relaxed cycles=BFN

11/16/14-11/23/14 75iu Gonal-F injections + trigger
11/24/14 IUI #1=BFN

4/21/15 :bfp:
Beta #1- 1,630
Beta #2- 7,616
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