@princessrory, no need to apologise about the double posts love. Bub Hub throws in 'extras' all the time It's nothing you did wrong as a 'newbie'
Green lady - We did 3-day Array-CGH PGD as QFG don't do biopsies on the weekend and whilst we'd hoped/planned for EPU on Wednesday and then a day 5 biopsy my follies were ready Monday at the latest. I'd have preferred 5-day PGD as I believe it is lower risk to embies. With 3 day they can do a screen for chromosomes and then they plan for a fresh transfer - results came in at 10 this morning and we didn't know going in - it was only when I refused to put my feet in the stirrups that the nurse went to check (I think she felt very sorry for us, but their communication is not always the best). I think 3 day is more traumatic for the embie, but thankfully they continued to develop and it's a 6, so I think that is hatching (can anybody confirm?). There is also a tiny risk the 1-2 cells are different to the rest, so we'll still need to do normal checking if pregnancy results. With 5 day, as you probably know, they take several cells from what will become the placenta, so fetal cells are left alone and they have more to work with, so I think it is more accurate. Three day was the best we could do with the timing. I do like the fresh transfer though, as we all know some embies don't thaw well. We're only doing PGD for my age, so chromosome screen should do it.
I think HA is the same as PICSI too. I must admit we're a bit unimpressed that this wasn't mentioned to us earlier or done as a standard part of ICSI. ICSI takes away natural selection and PICSI brings it back a bit. This cycle we've had a better fert rate and definitely stronger embies. We'd probably would have had another 10-15 embies by now (i.e. across earlier cycles) if this cycle's results are anything to go by. We hate the idea that a good egg got put with a dodgy sperm, when our eggies are so precious, but C'est la vie - I'm going for Buddha zen during TWT.
Last edited by Gagingi; 05-12-2015 at 19:45.
Thanks for your wishes lovelies. . I really wish God listens to someone's prayers this time and one embi from this batch is a take home baby... Feeling very sore atm. .
Bongley good luck tomorrow for the bloods n the scan
Gagingi congratulations for being pupo with normal pgd blast on board..
SMJ Sorry abt the frosties. . Really hoping n praying that the one on board works....
Princessrory. . Thanks for all the useful info...
Hello to everyone else
@Blondeinbrisvegas - thanks for that info, that is what I thought, but wasn't sure. I'm excited, but after this many cycles with no results, we are trying to be realistic too. I see you got your first BFP on #5 - I think I'd go into shock. Wazza seemed positive, but also warned we needed the gear box and clutch to work too! It's going to be a long TWT!
Last edited by Gagingi; 06-12-2015 at 01:17.
Good morning lovely ladies i hope you all have a fabulous Sunday 😀😀😀
Hi gals, quick note from me. I had another scan today and lining was good but biggest follicle was 17. Up 1 mm from 3 days ago argh!! Guess I have to wait on the blood test results but wouldn't be surprised if I have to have another scan. Just hope it isn't cancelled.
What a huge pita bongley i really hope your bloods show whats going on.
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