Chyna im going really well, thanks for thinking of me :-) im getting organised to try a donor embryo cycle. We figure that will probably give us the best chance as our own 'ingredients' are past their use by date :-)
@Grace1 Hun, sorry I was out yesterday, needed some time to process the cycle and regroup. My big fur baby gave me plenty of TLC which was nice.
For my cycles, I usually do first two scans in Melbourne, I was offered to do it with Melb ivf clinic at mt Waverley which is open from 7:30. Then I fly up for the final scan, you would have to be in brissy the night before as Warren does scan early in the morning. For EPU then I guess it would depend on your EPU time, my first cycle EPU was 11am, second was scheduled for 8am which they asked to be in hospital by 6:45am. If you could work remotely then it may be less stressful to just stay in Brisbane from the last scan to EPU. It definitely adds a bit more difficulty cycling interstate but it was a bit better than I expected. All the ivf drugs are available from slade Richmond except that lucrin trigger.
I believe EPU is only Monday to Friday, not sure about ET.
@NewBeginnings I hear you!! It takes most of my focus most of the time. I am trying a lot harder recently to gain some perspective otherwise I'm not doing very well! I find meditation app like Calm and seeing a counsellor at the moment is helping me! Hope you can take it easy during this time and have so much success!
@pingc383 I travel with fsh and gh back and forth between Melbourne and Brisbane, just make sure you put 2 packs of ice in the insulation bag and store in your checkin luggage, it should be fine. Normally ice is still rock hard when I unpack it.
Also the girls from the clinic might be able to organise a courier to send the gh down to you, it was offered to me as an option but I managed to find it locally for $365 per vial/10mg. Have you checked with pharmacy partnered with ivf clinic locally? I normally need 3 to 4 vials per cycle.
Last edited by Btae; 13-10-2016 at 13:42.
Grace1 its only because the lab isn't open for testing over the weekend so if your embies are day 5 on a weekend it cant be done. If EPU falls on a Tuesday they will push them out until they reach day 6 and do the testing then. If epu is Monday then pgd cant be done due to them being day 5/6 on a weekend. Its frustrating but apparently Warren has argued with the lab in the past about it. Hopefully your body works in with the plan x
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