Orchids.... well, it seems like you don't really have anu "issues", so you seem like you're very close. I'm sure it's going to work on the next go for you.
AFM.... Our 4 little embies are still alive and kicking at day 3. Two are perfectly on track at 8 cells, one is OK at 6 cells, and one is being slow at 5 cells. All 4 were graded A, meaning that there's little fragmentation, so that's good news. We've had a couple get to day 3 before, but it's getting past to day 5 that is the problem, but the scientist said that seems to be many embryos problems. Anyhow, it's looking really good, so transfer is set for Monday morning. I think it will be a long 2 day wait til then :-))
Sorry you are feeling so down. I also didn't hear from my FS just the nurses in the clinic after my BFN so just asked them what the next step was and they said I could do a back to back FET.
I also got the 'talk' from the FS before i started, about the chances of a live birth at my age (44) which he said was practically nil and if it wasn't for my fiancé saying he was still happy to give it a try, I was almost ready to walk out without starting.
I think they are just brutally honest and I guess they feel they have to be because there are no guarantees. Still doesn't help though.
Big hugs to you. X
So they've put me on Puregon at 250 units a day .
I don't know if thats a lot or a little? I dont have much experience with this.
Im wondering who creates the threads and does anyone know if there will be a july august thread? I think I may have to jump into that one...
Wishnhope.... good luck, my transfer buddy for Monday :-)) 11 fertilised is fantastic. I guess you won't get an update tomorrow, considering it's Sunday, will you? Have they said your OHSS is mild enough to proceed with the transfer then? That's great news. I note that our BT date is the same too, even though I am doing a 5dt. I guess just differences in clinics. That date is my first day back at work after long service leave, so I probably won't even get the chance to find out until after work, which is probably a good idea, in case it's not good, and I start crying. But then again, if it is a BFP I'll probably start crying as well!!
7liha....everyone's meds are different, so it's really hard to compare dosages with others. There's so many factors as to which protocol they put you on, which meds, which dosages - factors include age, medical issues and just difference in levels from one person to another, so I wouldn't worry about that. Your FS would have used your 1st cycle to get lots of data to go on for you.
And yes, as Wishnhope said, others have already created a "July/August" thread and an "August/September" thread, so you just need to look in this "IVF" section for them.
I dont get updates til Monday unfortunately, I might give them a call before my ET as thats not til 11:45!!
No one has mentioned the OHSS since my BT and scan on Wednesday, the embrogist and the nurse both said transfer would be Monday with no hesitation and when I called this morning for the ET time nothing was mentioned either. Either my levels went down enough not to warrant cancelling my transfer or they've compleley forgotten (and I wouldnt put it past them) Im keeping an eye on myself. No bloating, nausea or vomitting. Ive been drinking 2 + litres a day since before my EPU and taking it easy. It all pays off!
MGC Bertie (20-07-2013)
Sounds like you're all set Wish - hope Monday goes well for you! Keep fluids up after ET too as water is good for cell development
Orchids - I had a nurse phone me with the first bfn then the dr for the second. Chatting to the dr was so much more helpful, to debrief and find out what my options were. I felt a bit stranded when it was the nurse, as she gave me sad info then hung up! Wasn't quite sure what to do next.
Cue - glad to hear you can focus on the positives after getting sad news. Fingers crossed the next cycle is your lucky one.
MGC - yay for healthy embryos at day 3!! That is really exciting. You know the hardest part of my cycle (other than the bfn) was checking on my embryos for the first 3-5 days. Nerve wracking! Best of luck for tomorrow. I have everything crossed that you will have a sticky one on board.
Wishnhope - best of luck for your transfer too!! I really hope it goes well and the little emby (ies?) make themselves quite at home.
Appy - thanks for telling me about the pipelle scratch. I hadn't heard of it before but it sounds like it's resulted in a massive increase in success rates in trials. Will check with my dr about whether we could do it on our month before FET.
AFM - AF came today (so heavy and painful) and I feel awful, in an out of control hormonal type way. Yuck. Feeling good about taking a month off before cycle 3.
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