We are about to try our second round of IVF at the start of my next AF (due 18th). We didn't get any viable embryos for freezing in our Jan cycle but implanted the healthiest two of the three survivors and gave it our bet shot but BFN. We are trying a few new things this time around as this will be our last fresh cycle. I'd love to know if anyone else has tried these approaches and whether it helped?
I had a phone consult with my FS on Friday. Given our poor embryo quality and development last time, she's switching us from Gonal to Menapure, which apparently is more natural. Has anyone tried this?
We've also selected to add the extra growth hormone injection, Omnitrope. The FS warned that research last year indicated it's not as effective as first thought. And it's $150 a shot. Has anyone had success with it?
She's also chosen for us to have double micro injection for 50% of our eggs. Has anyone had this done?
Also, she'll be using an extended egg culture media to encourage egg growth. Anyone had luck with this?
Before she ended the conversation she looked at my MRI report from last year and mentioned a small patch of Adenomyosis, which they weren't worried about last time, but this time, given it will be our last fresh cycle, she said we should try the hormone suppressants.She gave me a few options and I decided that we'll have the retrieval, then go on hormone suppressants and have a frozen transfer 6 weeks later. So, a long cycle. However, I'm having second thoughts, and if we get several viable embryos, Id like to implant a fresh one. Then if it doesn't take, try the suppressants before frozen transfer. Am I being too impatient? Would love some advice!
I should have mentioned that I've also been taking CoQ10. Is there any other approach that people have found to improve egg quality or embryo development?
Sorry for the long post and long list of questions! Would really appreciate any help! 😊