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    Helenmac you are a wonderful strong women to have come this far and I will be sending every positive thought your way and I'll have everything crossed for you while your in SA. Massive amounts to you.
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    Thanks Helenmac - how many treatments do you need for the ivg/intrilipids? I'm in Melbourne so would assume I'd have access here. Ill get testing first before asking to many questions of you.
    I'll be thinking of you and am sending you lots of love and support xxx

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    helenmac Sending you every best wish in the world for your final IVF journey Will be thinking of you. Good Luck with every step AFM - we are still waiting for the AMH of a donor before we decide what we are doing...waiting...waiting Best wishes to everyone with whatever stage you are at. This thread has been such a great source of background support & advice for me. I am now thinking of adding in prednisolone, as we have had perfectly good blasties fail to implant in the past. I had my blood tested and my anti-coagulant level is really good. Can anyone give advice on whether I should still add in Clexane or not ?? To Us All X

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    Hi Ladies,

    Many thanks Babywish, Pixel & Jennilee for your lovely words of support and encouragement.

    Jennilee - Prednisolone & clexane go hand & hand together and also best to take clexane if you are going on a long plane trip to reduce the risk of DVT. I think you are very wise to cover all basis and throw the immune meds at the cycle. Good luck with your donor on her AMH levels.

    Pixel - Oh for some reason I though you were in Perth, sorry! I'm pretty sure I've heard other women from Melb talk about having treatment of intripilids and/or IVIg in Melb. The usually protocol is to have in infusion 2 weeks prior to transfer and then if a BFP depending on blood levels more infusions may be required or just prednisolone alone may be enough.

    AFM: I'm having my lining scan today so hopefully it's nice and thick and no need to increase the progynova then I will forward the results onto CFC!!

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    Hi Jennilee the only BFP I ever had in all my 11 IVF cycles came after using clexane and prednisolone for the first time. I have slightly elevated NK cell levels, not sure about anti-coagulent levels though. But my FS just decided to throw everything at it. So I would recommend giving them a go if you havent already tried them. I definitely want to use both in my ED cycle in SA.

    I had no problems with prednisolone in terms of side effects that I could discern (was on so much other stuff at the time though) but clexane injections tend to leave horrible bruises on your stomach. After I was told to stop using alcohol swabs before injecting the clexane I found I bruised much less - though not sure why that worked.

    Go for it I say.

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    Thank you helenmac & Libelle I will push for my case to use the clexane & prednisolone - thank you both for your info & support. My laptop isn't liking the thread & I can't seem to get it to return ...please bear with me as it's all on 1 line We had the second AMH back for a donor and it was 4.72- which I am so pleased about...I think Is the South African system different to Oz?? I tried to search our thread as I'm sure we had mentioned this quite awhile ago....Can anyone please help me ? Once I know this we can move from the Donor Searching part of our chart to Donor selected Night Night Ladies X

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    Jennilee, I just googled it and I read that AMH should be between 0.5-5 for a good number in South Africa so if your donor got a 4.72 that would be a fantastic result Here'e the link I read it on http://www.fertilicare.org/forum/arc...hp/t-3657.html

    The only side effect I get from prednisolone is insomnia, and I do get alot of energy even if I take them in the morning. I got bruising form the Clexane injections as well and they looked much worse then they felt.

    Libelle, I'm going to skip the alchohol swabs this time around and see if that helps as well

    Helenmac, hope your scan went well and your lining looks great!!

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    Jennilee,

    When I got my donors AMH result I emailed Nurture to clarify the numbers and this is the information they emailed.

    "SA does indeed have a different metric for AMH – we use the European system not the American system. It should be higher than 1.2 . Anything over 8/9/10 is a sign of possible PCOS. Most donors have an AMH of between 2.5 and 5"

    So very excited for you as 4.72 is perfect

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    Helen....Thinking of you and sending you the absolute best of wishes that this will be your turn. Big hugs to you

    Jennilee...Good stuff. That is a great result. Looking forward to moving up on that Rollcall List.

    Sunny....You are rock'n along!!!!! Lucky you. My donor was scheduled for an April donation before us in July but she is not scheduled now until April 28 so that is probably going to slow us down a few weeks. We will probably be the end of July. Thats ok...more time to save!!!!!

    AFM....Girls.....My FS here has NEVER put me on anything apart from estradials and pessaries. I have had 3 ETs. A 3d fresh resulting 12w m/c. Our next 2 were 3 day fro sties resulting in a blighted ovum and a BFN. DO you think I should be looking at taking anything else????? Also.....immunisations??? When and what have you all had prior to travelling?

    Luv Donna xx

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    Hi ladies

    I have been on predsinolone, baby asprin and clexane for the last 3 transfers. I am also taking it probably to 14 weeks. My FS recommended it as I may have implantation failures so he started me on it.

    All the best to people about to head off to SA. Jennilee - that AHM sounds fantastic.

    Laned - you must be very very close now.

    AFM we had our nerveracking scan this morning at 7+4 and we have a strong heartbeat. We were so so thrilled as we have never got to this stage previously.

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