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    Default IVF/ ICSI cycle - with calcium

    Hi all, has anyone had better fertilisation rates with an IVF/ICSI cycle when the embryologist adds calcium?

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    Mine didn't change. Scientist told me that those that are lacking calcium it would help, but if you're not then it won't do anything so I figure you've got nothing to lose.

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    bummer what were your fert rates like?

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    4 out of 7. 2 transferred 1 frosty. We had some sperm issues this time though.

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    Hi booboo. I don't have any experience with calcium, but my first round of ICSI we had very low fertilisation, 1 out of 8. I guess i just wanted to let you know that even without changing anything (except increasing the gonal f dosage) the next 2 rounds we got 3/8 and then 3/7. So what happens in your first round doesn't necessarily dictate your next few rounds. Good luck.

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    gl appy, fx for a bfp very soon. Thanks Maggieme, Im praying we just had bad luck last time, so scared. Glad to hear u were more successful next time around. We had a review apt and they will up my dose of puregon from 200 to 250, they r also changing my med from orgalutron to a synarel (nasal spray). What dose have u been on? Sending lots of luck

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    I started on about 100 gongal f in my first round, then around 350 in my second and this last cycle 450. My FS is trying to get more eggs each time, but my body seems set on 7 or 8! I have been on synarel each round. I'm glad your FS is trying new things, hopefully you figure out the right mix for your body soon

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    wow that's a big jump in meds, I hope they r increasing me enough. Just want to get started now, anxiously waiting for round 2. So your on round 4 now, how r the 3 going, have u heard anymore? gl x

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    During my first 2 cycles my doctor increased the dosage after my first scan, I guess once she could see I wasn't over stimulating. It's worth asking your FS about, but I'm sure they must have their reasons.

    I had a blastocyst transferred last week and my test is on Tuesday, I've never made it to the test though my period has always come before then Our other 2 weren't good enough quality to freeze unfortunately so if this doesn't work I will be jabbing again in a couple of months time.

    I really hope you have better luck next cycle and this one was just an anomally

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    Ill def be asking about that this time. Hope you got some wonderful news , sorry to hear none were able to freeze. Thanks I hope so too,


 

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