Good luck SL
You go girlfriend! That is awesome needle phobias suck, but now u don't have one so much!!!
Re sperm: this last cycle we used frozen. The clinic put it through pentoxy which is a chemical that repels "good sperm". This cycle is the first time we have done that. Last cycle they used fresh from a tesa. And there was enough sperm from that but only two motile and rest pretty bad. Last cycle before moving from other clinic they used the frozen too.
DH had an open biopsy (tese) in Sept last yr. Was such a stressful thing because of the chance of no sperm (we've had all the tests etc, like u would have too, and all were fine - karyotype, cf, etc). But they found sperm straight away. We had 15 straws frozen at that time. Have got 12 or 13 left I think. And this last cycle seems to have proven there is some gd stuff in there.
I was worried about the frozen, because our clinic prefers fresh, but others only use frozen!!
Has your DH had open biopsy?
Mine is classed noa they think, but we aren't sure he doesn't have the physical, genetic or hormone profile typical of noa. So they thought cf related for him too. But he's not. Guess there are just things we don't know anything about!
So proud of your braveness today!! Xxx
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Congrats 2 all those with BFP & I hope that everyone who has just started or in the middle of their cycles have great results.
AFM - After my BT last wed (HCG66) i had another BT on Fri (HCG 45) DH & i went away for the long wknd & plenty of tears later had another BT on Tues (HCG 54) Yep it has gone up but not enough so I have another BT next Mon which will hopefully tell me my HCG has gone back to 0. The frustrating thing is i still don't have AF yet & i wish that it would hurry up so we can start planning using our 1 & only frozen 1.
Next time someone is updating the rollcall can they please take me out.
Good Luck SL!
AF arrived this afternoon. Can someone move me on the roll call please?
Soooo irritating that I have to get up at 5:30am tomorrow and get my mum to drive me an hour to the clinic (because my car got shipped off today) just for a negative BT.
So sorry, Sariele
I was going to say that I hoped you're doing okay - but I guess that's a stupid thing to say. Glad you'll have your mum with you in the morning though. As much as it's a pain to do, it might be nice to have some support there.
Thanks. I'm actually okay; even though people have warned me not to, the obsessive testing I've been doing this week really prepared me for this outcome, so aside from being disappointed I'm actually feeling fine.. I don't even feel like crying or anything.
And Mum and I are making a morning of it. We're gonna get Maccas brekky and have a coffee at the shops near the clinic afterwards.
I'm glad you're doing okay. And I agree about the testing - I'm normally the same too. I'm trying to hold off until Monday, and then it's tests ahoy! (BT Friday).
Maccas and coffee sounds like a great plan. And maybe a wine later on... Take care of yourself.
Very sorry Sariele, I was just thinking this morning that you would know tomorrow for sure either way so could move forward... Glad to hear that you are coping ok... I've just made plans for my weekend to try and keep as busy as possible, this TWW is driving me nuts!
A friend who has a baby through IVF told me that with each cycle your specialist learns a little more about your situation, we are all so different so unfortunatley sometimes its a little trial and error, this is just a small comfort, but at least the will have learnt something from this cycle to use for the next.
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