Had a sneaky BT from my GP today, 8dp5dt. Hcg was 77 today, and progesterone only 41, despite all the bloody support I'm on. Hcg should be over 40 today, so I'm doing alright... Now just have to hope these tests get darker over the weekend!
A little worried about my progesterone... I'm on 2x Crinone, 1x pessary and 3x Provera a day, and it's still only 41. Might ask my clinic tomorrow if I should increase my support..
Maria are you on any progesterone support. I am on the crinone and they gave me 30 of them so I have enough for 1 month.
I was on crinone 2 weeks after egg collection and that's it I stopped the day before first blood test. I didn't ask for progesterone level she said its just dropped she wasn't a really nice person and made me question everything. She never mentioned to go on anymore progesterone I'm assuming that's what they will do if I start spotting don't really want it to get that far but I mean I have to trust them don't I?
OMG Maria she sounds like a Cow, I would call your clinic or your FS first thing tomorrow. You pay them a lot of money so they should be more helpful so put any concerns to them & try not to stress too much about it
Call them and demand more progesterone!
With my first ivf cycle they said the same to me (keep in mind my hog was lower than yours so don't freak out) but they said oh no you don't need to take the progesterone up to the the blood test and guess what? When I finally demanded it thanks to the ladies on here informing me was too late and I miscarried. I still get quite mad when I hear them not giving you the progesterone right up until the BT!
The stupid nurses said that low progesterone is an indicator of a failing pregnancy, but now I know it is not for everyone some people have issues with progesterone and that is why they can't get pregnant naturally.
my current doc said I can have it up to 13 weeks if I need it, and this cycle I had an argument with the nurses cause they didn't believe me. They don't realise how much physically mentally and financially an ivf cycle costs and they don't know everything!
Last edited by nattie84; 27-06-2013 at 17:18.
I also just found this...
Nattie yes totally agree. I am on my first cycle but my clinic said if I get a positive I will be on the crinone for 9 weeks and if I get a negative next week then they want me to stay on it for another week just in case. That is why they gave me 30 of them. I have also heard of other ladies who have actually had to get extra progesterone of IVF friends (like on the sly) because there clinic doesn't give them enough. I don't understand why they won't? I am wondering if there is any special reasons.
Last edited by Sharlee32; 27-06-2013 at 17:17.
I know it's so frustrating! Looking back now my hcg was low ish but did go up the required amount and it may just have been a late implanter oh we'll we will never know and I must move on but it just makes me so mad!
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