Early Pregnancy Symptoms and Big Fat Positives
3 failed IUI tried IVF- BFP- PCOS
I am 37 years old. Tried on our own for 6 months, added clomid/ ovidrel, 4 more months nothing. Saw RE. Found out I have skinny PCOS. I have alway had an issue w/ on time periods. 3 Failed IUIS. I did acupuncture, yoga, castor oil packs... FAILED. I knew something was wrong. We went for the IVF. Something in my GUT told me to do the genetic testing PGS. They got 15 eggs, only 6 made it to day 5. So, they tested those 6. 4 were bad!!!! So, I have 2. I love the genetic testing. I know I am keeping frozen 2 good eggs. We know they are the same sex but, didn't ask the sex. You only have to put ONE egg in cause you KNOW it is a GOOD EGG/blastocyst Also, of my 4 that were bad 2 were the "higher" quality ones. So, if I didn't do the PGS I would have put a genetically messed up egg in and most likely miscarried. What they heck would you spend all the $$ for IVF and not know you are putting in a GOOD EGG?!?! SO!!! I was always looking for symptoms. To me I didn't have any. The only thing that was different was my boobs were tingly and bigger. I was bloated about 4-5 days after the egg went back in. They did a FROZEN transfer w/ me. Where I wait about 2 cycles for my hyper body to calm down from the meds from the Egg retrieval! First beta was 450, next 1425! So far so good!!! I just want to post that if you spend the $ for IVF, spend the extra for the genetic testing. It is an insurance policy so you KNOW you are putting back a good egg. If they took 15 eggs and 2 were good, and we were trying for 1.5 years... no wonder why I wasn't getting pregnant. Add to that stress, timing etc. etc. SO!! Hang in there ladies!!!! I never thought I would be typing there. I did acupuncture 2x a week, the day before transfer and day of. Castor oil packs 4x a week. Utericalm - taste nasty though Raspberry leaf tea Thera Natalpre Natal vitamins (ask doc for coupon code) Maca Root in my shakes Pineapple core baby asprin a day Metform for the PCOS before dinner Fertility Yoga DVD http://www.amazon.com/Flow-Yoga-Fertility-Womens-Health/dp/B00EZVZKG4 Timing is key some of regiments so google when to do them. I tested day 9 after transfer and got my BFP GOOD LUCK and baby dust to ALL!