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    Default Four Corners tonight - fertility treatments

    Just heard the preview on ABC radio - sounds interesting. It's on at 830 tonight.

    Apparently they are calling growth hormone and immune suppression therapy snake oil.

    Should spark and interesting discussion.
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    Oh I plan on watching this one, I have a list of questions to ask Wazza at my appointment tomorrow and growth hormone was on the list, will be interesting!

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    I'm pretty keen to see what they say.

    Here's the link: http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/stori...26/4469652.htm
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    Default Four Corners tonight - fertility treatments

    I took Growth Hormone with all my own egg cycles with Waz. Is expensive.. $350 per vial and u need 3 to 4 vials. It is not claimable thru Medicare.. Though I could claim about $30 per vial from my private health insurance. The growth hormone he uses Is called scitrophin

    My first cycle with immune suppression and growth hormone resulted in my 2 yr old. I repeated same protocol a couple of times but was unsuccessful.

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    Thanks for that info @kylie764, his nurse has said to me that if it wasn't for the cost he would put everyone on it. We are wanting to throw everything at this cycle after several failed attempts so are happy to give it a go whatever the cost think we are already broke at this stage haha! Great to hear it worked for you and gave you your son. Will be interesting to see what this show says before my appointment tomorrow.

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    This would be interesting to watch. I should set myself a reminder so I don't forget.

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    Very interesting, I'll be watching.

    We used growth hormone with wazza for our last cycle and got our first ever blastocysts (4!!!) and pregnancy.

    I say go for it @Heyside!! Wazza doesn't 'waste' money on useless treatments so would suggest it for no reason. I'm pretty sure he told me he doesn't make any money from prescribing it.

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    Wow, are you watching? The lady who tried 37 times, good on her for having the strength to keep going! Good on her. Never give up, ladies

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    My friend saw the FS saying drugs were over prescribed. She did a heap of cycles with him and got nowhere and he wouldn't change anything. She saw a new FS who added steroids and she got pregnant first go.

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    Not sure about anyone else but its only making me angry.

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