+ Reply to Thread
Page 4 of 12 FirstFirst ... 23456 ... LastLast
Results 31 to 40 of 119
  1. #31
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Posts
    950
    Thanks
    970
    Thanked
    541
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I know that TESA is our next option, but it means freezing all my eggs whilst organising that and waiting. They also don't do it at my clinic (low cost clinic) so that will be a headache to organise. Can I ask what you paid for that?

  2. #32
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    1,567
    Thanks
    1,559
    Thanked
    1,024
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    @StillHopeful- it has been along journey and it's tough I will admit that
    I just want to know know if we can conceieve or not so I can move on
    we won't be going ivf route
    if anything international adoption
    can I aak did you go back and see dr leich?
    Dh first spermHaha count what high then second one much lower - which I'm guessing would indicate blockage/scarring
    left side of dh is quite a raised scar
    don't know where to head to look for answers I guess an ultrasound would show or whether we just leave it as it and move on
    i will say a very warm blessing for you for Wednesday - I hope your new journey is fruitful!
    Last edited by Felicia; 11-01-2015 at 20:13.

  3. #33
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Posts
    950
    Thanks
    970
    Thanked
    541
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    No we haven't gone back to see him, only conversed over the phone. If there isn't anything on Wednesday, I may get in contact again but we won't be going for a redo. Just continue on ICSI with sperm retrieval.

    Thank you for your well wishes. I hope you are able to conceive or are successful in adopting. I would get another SA away from Dr Lekich and then one through him and his opinion. I'm very suspicious on FSs and sometimes wonder if our latest sample was completely accurate ( obviously it can't be far off because we aren't pregnant, but they did say they wash the sperm and test it under stress as it would be to fertilise so I don't know if the results we got were before or after that as another push to go through with IVF). I'm just praying this works because emotionally I'm exhausted.

    Again, all the best x

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to StillHopeful For This Useful Post:

    Felicia  (12-01-2015)

  5. #34
    Join Date
    Oct 2014
    Posts
    68
    Thanks
    72
    Thanked
    21
    Reviews
    0
    My dh had sperm removed instead of VR as recommended by FS. The factors for us were: years since vasectomy done and my age (chance of conceiving without IVF). We then did isci with success. One thing to bear in mind is that fertilization rates is generally lower for testicular sperm compared to ejaculated sperm. This didn't prevent our success luckily.

  6. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Jast For This Useful Post:

    ange1111  (06-06-2016),StillHopeful  (11-01-2015)

  7. #35
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    6,694
    Thanks
    1,185
    Thanked
    3,209
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    I really don't remember ow much it cost but it got us our only Ivf miracle. The TESA sperm that is. All our other attempts were needle biopsy. Our last attempt we went back to the TESA frozen sperm and it got us another BFP but we lost bubs at 14 weeks and I'm done. I don't have enough emotional energy to try again.

  8. #36
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    205
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked
    71
    Reviews
    0
    @StillHopeful and @Felicia My DH and I had the same experience as you guys! VR at metrocentre and good initial results (they gave us sperm count results only though) and later this declined likely due to scarring over. When we went to see a FS they told he had extremely poor motility and we wouldn't have known this if we just went ahead with another VR.

    Now we are undergoing ICSI, had an EPU in November and got 5 frozen embryos out of that. Had to freeze all due to OHSS and hopefully we will have our first transfer in a few weeks.

    I don't regret doing the VR first because it meant my DH could provide a sperm sample much easier but I would definitely recommend people getting more than one opinion on both options. It's still a tough decision cause they will both sell their way and I guess you just won't know until you try!

    Best wishes to everyone x

  9. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to emily3011 For This Useful Post:

    Felicia  (12-01-2015),StillHopeful  (12-01-2015)

  10. #37
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    205
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked
    71
    Reviews
    0
    @StillHopeful and @Felicia My DH and I had the same experience as you guys! VR at metrocentre and good initial results (they gave us sperm count results only though) and later this declined likely due to scarring over. When we went to see a FS they told he had extremely poor motility and we wouldn't have known this if we just went ahead with another VR.

    Now we are undergoing ICSI, had an EPU in November and got 5 frozen embryos out of that. Had to freeze all due to OHSS and hopefully we will have our first transfer in a few weeks.

    I don't regret doing the VR first because it meant my DH could provide a sperm sample much easier but I would definitely recommend people getting more than one opinion on both options. It's still a tough decision cause they will both sell their way and I guess you just won't know until you try!

    Best wishes to everyone x

  11. The Following User Says Thank You to emily3011 For This Useful Post:

    StillHopeful  (07-03-2015)

  12. #38
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    1,567
    Thanks
    1,559
    Thanked
    1,024
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    @emily3011
    WOW I'm shocked there is soooooo many of us!!!!
    No have a sinking gut feeling this is the case for us tioo... Scarring over
    will make an appointment for dh when he wants to go have an ultrasound with dr lechich and check for this
    I feel abit distraught to be honest ..... 2 yrs of ttc and it takes it toll emotionally - this just makes me upset even more
    I don't know what to do
    im feeling stunned
    I would only go for natural cycle Ivf/ or mini Ivf
    as I'm allergic to even the pill
    but it's not offered in Australia
    @LilyPilly I'm sorry for your lose and your hard journey I'm hoping you are able to take something amazing out of it in time.
    I have followed your journey xx

  13. #39
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    6,694
    Thanks
    1,185
    Thanked
    3,209
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Felicia I have been reading along also for you. I think it needs investigation. You can't have a baby with no sperm. Ivf is hard and expensive but there are different options and protocols. Gosh it's totally sucky to think that nothing might be getting through.

  14. The Following User Says Thank You to lilypily For This Useful Post:

    Felicia  (12-01-2015)

  15. #40
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    205
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked
    71
    Reviews
    0
    @Felicia oh no, I hope this hasn't stressed you! It's a good idea to go in and get it checked out so you have a better idea of what's going on. Did dr Lekich tell you that DH has low motility? We didn't find this out until we went for advice on IVF.

    I hope you get some idea of how you can go forward. Do you mind me asking why you won't consider IVF? I wasn't sure if I would go through with it either at first due - my reasons were due to what it involves physically and emotionally.

    Would love to hear how you go with things!


 

Similar Threads

  1. Vasectomy reversal
    By raonililyandjudesmum in forum IVF
    Replies: 186
    Last Post: 18-10-2013, 17:09
  2. Vasectomy reversal
    By Joemlil in forum Conception & Fertility General Chat
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 15-10-2013, 16:55

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Pebblebee
Parents spend hours looking for things they need NOW. The keys, the remote, darling daughter's treasured teddy. Stop wasting precious time looking & start finding with Bub Hub reviewed Pebblebee Smart Tag. Simply attach a Pebblebee and find it fast.
sales & new stuffsee all
True Fairies
True Fairies is the first interactive website where children can engage and speak with a real fairy through the unique webcam fairy portal. Each session is tailored to the child, and is filled with enchantment and magic.
Visit website to find out more!
featured supporter
SRC Pregnancy & Recovery Shorts
Want pain relief during pregnancy, and to continue working and exercising? Fancy a speedy recovery after childbirth? Want to regain your pre-baby body shape fast? Recommended by healthcare professionals, SRC compression products will let your body do its most important work.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!