Last edited by emski72; 21-08-2015 at 16:24.
I'm sorry @emski72, I should have been clearer. I meant Nurse Kate in Lynn's actual office. I think my own FN would direct me right back to Lynn's office. Thanks for the email address!
I've gone about this somewhat topsy turvy. I wanted to find an egg donor that lept out at me first and if I made that connection then I knew I could embrace DE. I found that special woman & now it seems to be happening very fast! She's available on my proposed dates which is in 4-6 wks (Vic school hols). Can it all really happen that swiftly with CFC.
Is there a difference in the FS's at CFC? I've exchanged a few emails with Dr Heylen as my donor has done 2 of her 4 cycles with him. I found him helpful but succinct. I've also had 1 initial email with Dr Matebese. She seemed lovely. But should I be aiming for Dr Wiswedel?
Aaand does every-one do ICSI-HA? Does it have a higher success rate?
Thanks for helping with the newbie questions!!
It's much of a muchness with the CFC drs, they do icsi, I've not heard of them doing HA icsi, shoot him an email and I'd also query your timeframe at the same time to see if it's do-able, they say it's normally 8-10weeks but I'm sure they can get it together. If your period is due soon I'd get on levlen bcp to make it easier.
So maybe stick with the lovely Dr Matebese? Ta, I've emailed her to ask if the success rates are higher with ICSI. Kimenthra said they do offer HA & they're seeing higher success rates with the embryoscope. I've queried exactly how much. I'm happy to do both.
If CFC will allow it I'll be doing a FET as I only have 7 days available (2 for flights & 5 for treatment). Apparently the success rate is 60% fresh transfer vs 55% FET, so the difference isn't as bad I thought. I have absolutely & utterly no idea how a FET works at this stage?!! I got a BFN beta today so period should be due soon.
Unfortunately my 1st choice sperm donor isn't available for ICSI, just IVF, hence me querying it so much. @Canuck1 your SD has been taken off the list so no donor siblings for us!!
@Tahli How can they not be available for icsi but can be for IVF? Once they donate, they walk away? What happens to their donation is irrelevant?
Bags packed, to do list finished!
Leaving tomorrow, first appt Monday.
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