How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

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How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

four or more
my IVF cycles did not result in a baby
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Re: How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

Postby waitingtobemommy » Mon Dec 24, 2012 9:42 am

Two: first was successful until m/c at 8 weeks. Second, a FET, was successful!
Me (Jen): 34, DH: 35
TTC #1 for 4.5 years
3 BFN IUI- 2011
1 BFP IUI- March 2011
1 BFP IVF- December 2011
1 BFP FET- May 2012
:angel: @ 5 weeks; March 2011
:angel2: @ 8 weeks; Jan. 2012-Trisomy 16

DS Owen Matthew born 1/17/13 via FET
Surprise natural BFP 8/3/14! EDD 4/10/15!
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Re: How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

Postby dukebluebell » Sun May 11, 2014 10:17 am

First cycle BFN, second cycle BFP, currently 12w5d!
Me - Sara - (32): Mild endo, otherwise nothing we can figure out. AMH 1.8
DH (38): Perfect in every way!
Married 2 years, TTC since March 2012. Dx: Unexplained primary infertility.

IVF#1 8/2013: Antagonist protocol. 12 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized. 2 transferred day 3, no snowbabies. BFN.

IVF#2 2/2014 - Microdose flare protocol.
2/25: 12 eggs retrieved - 9 mature, 8 fertilized!
3/3: Day 6 transfer of 2 blasts (grade 4AB, 4BB). No snowbabies.
3/11: Beta 104
3/13: Beta 201
3/17: Beta 1085
Baby is due November 18, 2014!


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Re: How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

Postby InfertilityStruggle » Sat Jun 06, 2015 12:32 pm

We went through a fresh IVF cycle, then 2 rounds of FET. The second FET took and we not have a 5 year old. We then did another fresh with no luck, 2 more FETs, with no luck and then the third FET we got our second daughter who is now 2.

Trying another FET with our 2 last frozen embryos soon and hoping for the best.
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Re: How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

Postby Wishing4A star » Fri Jun 12, 2015 8:38 pm

First Fresh cycle failed second frozen worked For me
TTC : 2years +
December 2013- Hsg done -dx with block tubes
January 2013- lap surgery done(right tube opened)
March 2013- clomid/IUI #1
April 2013 - Bfp (chemical)
September 2013- February 2014- medicated cycles with monitoring still no baby.
April 2014- consult with fertility dr.
******Moving on to Ivf ******
May 5th- Ivf educational day
May 13th- lap surgery
July4th- started stims
July 15th - retrieval 16 eggs 14 fertilized
July 20th - transfer/ July 30 beta negative
Ivf # 2
Aug 3rd- started bcp for 3 wks
Aug 16th- started lupron
September 16th- Fet
September- 26th beta confirmed :bfp:
Beta #1 -10dp5dt = 321
Beta #2 -13dp5dt = 1561
Beta #3 - 15dp5dt = 4407
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Re: How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

Postby Kim82 » Wed Jul 08, 2015 6:36 pm

Third cycle worked... :) (One fresh and one frozen prior to a BFP!)
TTC since Early 2011
Both 32 are good..unexplained infertility
IUI #1 10.20.13 - Femara days 3-7 With Crinone... BFP to m/c week 6
IUI #2 12.23.13 - Femara days 3-7 With Crinone... BFN (tested & AF arrived)
IUI #3 1.27.14 - Femara days 3-7 With Crinone... BFP. Went to dr. And found hcg over 12k. After ultrasound found 8 week ectopic (surgery and removal of tube) :(
IUI #4 5.16.14 - Femara days 3-7 With Crinone... BFN!
IUI #5 8.8.14 - Femara days 3-7 With Crinone... Ovidrel shot on 8.7.14 - BFN
IVF round #1 - BFN (Got 7 embies frozen!)
IVF round #2 - FET - two d3 tranferred on 12/10... BFP 12/23 - Beta #1: 59, 12/26 - Beta #2: 115, Beta #3: 44 m/c :*(
IVF round #3 - FET - two d3 B's transferred on 3/17... BFP! (Beta #1: 490, Beta #2: 994, Beta #3: 4,690!) Heartrate of 119 bpm at 6w3d!
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Re: How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

Postby Mjst85 » Tue Jun 21, 2016 8:38 am

Myself and my girlfriend had been trying for 7 years. We were sent to the nhs, who said her infertility wax unexplained. We tried chlomid for 1 year with no success and therefore it was decided to move to ivf.
Attempt 1 - 1 blastocyst transferred day 5 BFN
Attempt 2 - 2 embryos transferred on day 5 but were only day 4 quality (morula) BFN
Attempt 3 - 2 day 3 embryos transferred on day 3, BFP but worst day of my life 5 weeks later (ectopic pregnancy) left tube removed.
None of our cycles produced frozen embryos as the quality reduced by the day.

We were debriefed and told that although we did get pregnant, our embryo quality was an issue and it may take several further attempts (£6k per one)

We decided to try donor embryo adoption as the embryos would be top quality

We were delighted to get our BFP first time and as write this my girlfriend is 20 weeks with a scan photo of a baby girl. I hope and pray we get to see her in November in full health.

As a man, I want to wish all of you extremely brave gals the best of luck. No words can ever describe what it is like to go through what you are doing and the deep sadness we go through in our journey. But please trust me, when you get that BFP there will never be a feeling that will match it. Keep strong x
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Re: How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

Postby HOPEFULTHISWORKS » Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:27 pm

I tried iui in July didn't work.
On my first Ivf now. And I just had my egg retrieval on Monday. Only had 6 eggs they removed. 4 fertilized out of the 6. So I'm not sure how many will last to blastocysts as of yet. My doctor recommended to do one more cycle to get more eggs and do another egg retrieval. I'm so stressed. Also I'm choosing to do genetic testing since I'm over 40. Any advice on genetic testing
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Re: How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

Postby Kylee » Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:01 pm

My first round and she is 4!
Me:32 - DH:43 - TTC #1 since Sept' 09
9/10-12/10: Clomid cycles, BFN
8/11: Updated HSG, bilateral hydrosalpinx 12/2: Bilateral salpingectomy
1/09: Day 3 blood draws 1/10: BCP started 1/10: Sonogram/ultrasound- 36 Follies!!!!!! :-) jump:
1/29: Lupron start 2/4: Follistim added
2/13:Repronex added
2/22 Retrieval - 26 total, 20 mature, Final report 20/20 fertilized!!!!!!!!!! 2/27: Day 5 ET, 1 gorgeous 4AA transferred and 6-4AA snowbabies
3/6: 8dp5dt: BFP!!!!
3/7: Beta.....120
3/9: Beta.....440
Our Sweet Pea was born 10/19/12 @ 36w3d 6lbs 4 oz Its a girl!!
Preparing for a 2nd go round 2015
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Re: How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

Postby Frozen1xx3xy » Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:40 pm

I got pregnant on my 1st IVF..... I truely believe it is because I did PGS testing on my embryos when they were 5 day blasts.... I made 40 eggs... 19 fertilized ...12 made it to blast.... and out of that... 4 were normal, 2 abnormal, 4 mosaic, 2 inconclusive.... one of the best looking was abbormal.... if I had not done the genetic testing I may have transfered embies that would never have survived! Also, I did a frozen transfer... so my hormones could neutralize and we transfered when my hormones were optimal!!! My transfer was 3/20/17... and I tested positive 4/24/17!!!!
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Re: How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

Postby LaurenEmma » Fri Apr 14, 2017 5:04 am

Hello, everyone. Me and my husband had gone thought IVF twice in USA. After them both being unsuccessful we were looking into other options abroad. We looked through IVF forums like this one and one clinic that stood out was Intersono IVF in Lviv. The reviews were great and we decided to try our luck. We were so afraid of another unsuccessful try that we took part in a Guaranteed IVF progam in which we could had unlimited IVF tries until we received a pregnancy. We ended up going through 2 more programs. I ended up being stimulated back in US and them I would fly in for my embryo transfer since I had work.
It was 4 IVF tries in total, but I couldn't be more grateful to the clinic abroad for helping us become parents. If any of you need any information I'd be grad to tell you all about it.
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Re: How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

Postby mimimama » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:56 am

A few friends of mine have undergone IVF, also at overseas clinics in Poland (Gdansk) and Czech Rep. Two ladies got pregnant at 2nd try, one lady had 1st IVF PGS NGS successful, one lady gave up after 3 failed IVF-s. I got pregnant at 2nd IVF.
Me 31, DH 40. TTC 5 years. Unexplained infertility.
December 2015- IVF #1 BFN
May/June 2016- new doctor, IVF consultation in Gdansk Poland
October 2016- IVF #2 Invicta BFP!!!
July 2017 - our daughter M arrived, we are so happy
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Re: How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

Postby slickchick » Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:21 pm

9 embryos to get pregnant, 11 embryos for our take home baby. We lost our precious first baby at 18 weeks. That said, our first IVF clinic was really crappy, and none of our cycles were successful there. Our second clinic was able to grow the embryos to day 5, and got us PG both cycles (the first with the baby we lost, and the second with our DS). I think success is really dependent on the quality of the clinic! Best wishes for a successful cycle!!!
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Re: How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

Postby Noonoos » Fri May 18, 2018 3:13 am

Im not voting in the poll as I have just had my 7th transfer with IVF. I used my own eggs to start at 39 twice with no success and 2 abandonments. We then went with donor eggs I fell pregnant twice sadly one resulted in a miscarriage at 7.5 weeks and the second a chemical pregnancy at 4.5 weeks. I'm currently in the dreaded 2 week wait using a frozen donor egg .
It can be a very difficult and emotional rollercoaster for some with thousands of pounds spent and lots of disappointment some have success first time they are the very lucky ones.
I wish all those embarking on this difficult journey success and luck. X
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Re: How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

Postby beckybenson » Wed May 30, 2018 10:57 am

Hi. My friend had her IVF transfers recently. She has PCOS. We were hoping it would only take one. But she didn't conceive after the first transfer. She had her second transfer after that. She conceived after her second transfer.
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Re: How many IVF transfers did it take to get your baby?

Postby @whenmytruerainbow » Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:05 am

Hi there! I'm ripe age with endo&PCOS. TTC for 2 yrs with no luck. Then turned to ivf. Did 2 fresh cycles with oe, 5day transfer. Both failed. Have recently passed ivf shot with donor egg. Got positive 12dpo. I'm in the 1st trimester :belly:
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