MGC Bertie (31-01-2014)
Gah, the symptom spotting does your head in doesn't it?! I hope they turn out to be great signs. All well with me & the bump thanks .
Dr M had me on 400mg pessaries AM and PM (so 800mg per day). I started in the TWW and continued until 13 weeks. At 13 weeks, it dropped to one per day. Then at 14 weeks I stopped. If you have any complications such as spotting or bleeding, he'll get you to increase to 3 or 4 per day.
My steroids went from 25mg to 30mg on FET day, then stayed on 30mg until 13 weeks when I was allowed to start weaning. No change to clexane dose, this is the medication you'll be on the longest. I'm still jabbing daily and have to continue until 30 weeks.
After BFP I had intralipids at 6w, 13w, 20w & 26w. Plus I had one 5 days before FET, so it was 5 infusions all up.
When you get your BFP, you'll need to ring Dr M with your HCG and Prog (P4) levels, and get them to book in your 6w infusion. He normally asks for weekly HCG & P4 results up until the 7w scan, I did the BTs with my clinic and called his office with results each time.
Elarwood- have PM'd the email to you
Pihu- glad you're feeling better. Some other ladies weren't on dex either (only pred), but I too believe that any positive NK cells require at least one of the steroid treatments. Never hurts to double-check if you're worried. If you don't need any dex or pred, think yourself lucky! They have awful side effects.
Nattie- yay for getting the extra BT forms! Really surprising that Dr S didn't give you the NK biopsy upfront. I find that calling at or after 2pm is best, never seem to get through to G in the mornings.
Soclose- there is another lady Deb who sometimes handles Dr Ms emails too. I've been lucky and had good responses... its worrying that the busier they get, the sloppier they are becoming. Hope you get the medications sorted out soon.
I have my next appointment in feb so let's see what he says at that time. I'm going to take clomid in my coming cycle. You take care ☺️
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