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    Hi everyone,

    I will be having an FET Cycle of a blast. In my last two FETs I have done a natural cycle, as I am by the book with my cycle and ovulation. They were BFNs. I was wondering if anyone here has tried a hormone replacement cycle, I've heard success rates are higher because they are "controlled". Any info about medicated cycle would be much appreciated.

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    Mine have all been medicated. I read the latest Monash stats are a higher success rate for natural. Worth trying something different though

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    Yep natural FETs at Monash have higher success rate. I've used pregnyl these last 2 FETs as luteal phase support. Tricks the body to thinking it's pregnant. Looks like it might have worked this cycle.

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    I asked Lynn about this years ago and she wouldn't do it so glad they are doing it now.

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    Dr Wazza did pregnyl in 2009 for my successful cycle.

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    My successful cycle was a HRT FET, resulted in our DS. I will be commencing a HRT again soon to try for #2. My HRT cycle consists of taking progynova tabs 4 times a day. Once lining is right thickness I will have 6 days of intramuscular progesterone injections (proluton), then transfer and onto progesterone supps. I will also be on aspirin, clexane, prednisone and doxycycline.

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    Kellbell was there a reason why you were on medicated? Or was it just your own choice.

    Thanks for the feedback guys!

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    I have PCOS and my hormone levels are never at the right levels naturally to promote a pregnancy. I have also done FETs using gonal f with ovidrel trigger and pregnyl, but they weren't successful and I didn't respond well to them. The HRT cycle went really smoothly and had success, so are sticking with the recipe that worked!

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    So akakura is the pregnyl used on the natural cycle? Did you do a natural cycle? My past natural cycles have been just two blood tests, astrix and prednisolone and progesterone pesessaries.

    I will be starting our last FET on the 3rd of next month. Lynn's already activated a natural cycle for me but I want to know if there's anything at all I can do differently in this cycle to make things work? They're ok with me switching to a medicated. One thing I do want to ask about is ultrasound to check the thickness of the uterus lining, didn't do that in the past with natural cycles they don't feel a need to but I think is of benefit and it can be arranged. I won't be able to see Lynn before starting this cycle so any new suggestions in the mean time would be greatly appreciated!

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    As black and white as this sounds sometimes if an emby is going to stick its going to stick and nothing we do "tinkering around the edges" changes anything.


 

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