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    Default Long down reg cycle - thoughts & experiences

    Hi

    I am about to try something new - a long down reg cycle. I have done 4 short cycles.

    Yet to collect my medications, this cycle is new to me.

    Thoughts on how it went, did you get over the meds, side effects & outcomes?

    I am open to a different protocol as its been 2 years of the same with no success.

    Thank you,
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    I switched to long down after 3 cancelled short protocol cycles.

    Did decapeptyl injections from day 21, then added in gonal f from day 1 and luveris from around day 5. Did 2 long down.

    Short protocol I was non-responsive to stims, had no follicles. Would end up stimming for 20 days before cycle would be cancelled with no egg retrieval.

    Both times on the long down I got 3 eggs and 2 5 day embryos. One of those embryos is now 5 weeks old and sitting in my lap

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pcos30 View Post
    I switched to long down after 3 cancelled short protocol cycles.

    Did decapeptyl injections from day 21, then added in gonal f from day 1 and luveris from around day 5. Did 2 long down.

    Short protocol I was non-responsive to stims, had no follicles. Would end up stimming for 20 days before cycle would be cancelled with no egg retrieval.

    Both times on the long down I got 3 eggs and 2 5 day embryos. One of those embryos is now 5 weeks old and sitting in my lap
    Thank you so much this makes me feel hopeful.

    I get eggs but my eggs grow at varying stages and my STIM is always needing to be increased or decreased but it never changed the outcome as the dose changes clearly affect the quality. Some eggs matured too quickly and some left immature.

    So trying this to get an even result and better overall quality.

    Never done the drugs before except the FSH, trigger & likely support.

    Am excited though.

    Congrats on your little bubby xx


 

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