Good luck @Sue77
faithandhopellove oh no, how terrifying for you, what is your next move? No I was never told that identical twins was more of a risk in IVF. With me the issue was being at risk of OHSS and a twin pregnancy could make that dangerous apparently.
I was never told directly about the 'twin risk' but I was aware of it from reading about it prior to my IVF journey starting. I think my FS deliberately steers me away from it because of other health issues - high blood pressure etc. Or perhaps he sees how fragile and anxious I am already and thinks two babies might push me over the edge! Either way, I was happy to take his advice to transfer one, and as it turned out my single transfer did give me a BFP. I wonder, would it have been different if I had transferred two to start with? Could the fresh emby I transferred in (and failed to implant) have affected the frozen emby which did implant? Who knows.
I'm really sorry to hear your test results love. It must be a very worrying time for you and DH. This is something I have done a lot of thinking about of late. We all know there are risks because of our age, but what would I do if I found myself in that boat? You never really think it will happen to you, do you? Of course, it's an entirely personal decision and if you do not want to discuss it that is just fine. Have you considered what you might do if further testing confirms the prediction of the tests? It must be so hard for you love, to work so hard for this and then have everything thrown up in the air at you. I will be thinking of you hon. I hope further testing turns things around for you
What's your OB recommending?? NIPT testing or CVS/Amnio to know for certain?? I know you really don't want to go down that road.
If your risk factor is still only based on the BT results from the NT then you're still in with a good chance of a favourable outcome IMO.
Am sending out a prayer to the Universe that all will end up being ok for both bubs.
No...I was never told that r.e Identical twins. Yes...I knew there was a very minimal risk factor of twins but not particularly identical twins??? WTF???
Yes...triplets are even rarer but obviously do happen as evidenced by the client. ID twins could happen on a SET too but the risk of that would be even slimmer IMO.
Faithandhopelove - that's very stressful for you. I've been there ( I was 35 at the time) and got a risk factor of 1.2 for downs and 1.3 or something like that for the other two. The baby wasn't the '1'. If you choose to do further testing I hope neither of your babies are the '1' either.
Eta - I had a CVS. It was fine and I wasn't too worried about the cvs risk as I went to a radiologist who had done thousands of them and never had a problem.
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I had an elective CVS done too & was in very safe hands with one of the best Maternal Fetal Medicine Consultants at the hospital doing mine.
He'd done thousands of the procedures both at the hospital & for a private imaging place so the risk factors were reduced even more because of his experience.
In saying that...I only had a singleton pregnancy so can understand the reluctance/anxiety would be even further increased when Preggo with multiples.
Fingers crossed it's something you won't even need to consider @faithandhopellove xo
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