Name: Michelle Bain
Age: 31 (30 at transfer)
How long TTC: 6 years
Diagnosis or any know issues: male faster
Treatments you tried before IVF: natural, meds for DH, surgery for DH
How many IVF did you do before success: 1
Are you using donor eggs or sperm: no
Protocol (meds taken):
How many follicles at ER:
How many eggs retrieved: 26
How many eggs fertilized: 18
How many days between ER and ET:
How many and quality/rating of embryos/blasts transferred: 5aa, 5ab
Symptoms or issues during 2WW: hormonal, cranky, pretty much impatient
What day you got your BFP: August 29
HPT before blood test: only 8 in 3 days
Number of first beta: 77
Number of babies: 1
Anything else you would have wanted to know before you started this process: its a trying process, but it's worth it. there will be so many ups and downs, but again, worth it. I couldn't be happier with my perfect princess. I am so happy for this procedure.
TTC on and off for 4.5 years
Infertility due to Male factor
IVF #1 - May 2014
May 17 - Retrieval, 22 eggs. Can't move to fresh transfer as E2 is way too high.
May 18 - Embryologist called. Of the 22 eggs, 15 mature, 11 fertilized
May 19 - 10 embryos are strong, clinic says they will freeze most on day 5.
May 21 - Day 5, Ebryologist called, 'most of 10 embryos' turns out to be 3
May 23 - Post retrieval bleed
June 14 - still waiting for AF
June 17 - still waiting for AF ... debating of getting oil of oregano
June 23 - bought Oil of O, taking twice daily ... nothing.
June 27 - went for bloodwork to check levels and to find missing cycle.
June 28 - nurses office called, said should have AF within the week, if not call back.
June 30 - AF arrived!!! Called IVF clinic to inform
July 2 - IVF called to explain what process is, mailing info and schedule package.
July 20 - Started Superfact Spray. One spray each now @ 7am, 11am, 3pm, 7pm, 11pm. Also started with baby aspirin.
July 30 - AF arrived!!! Called IVF to inform.
Aug 01 - Start Estrace (1mg daily @ 8am, 8pm), start daily antibiotic
Aug 05 - Up Estrace (2mg daily @ 8am, 8pm)
Aug 10 - Up Estrace (3mg daily @ 8am, 8pm)
Aug 13 - Ultrasound booked (fingers crossed for thick enough lining! Possible Progesterone Prep.
Aug 18 - FET day!!!
Aug 27 - First BETA, positive!! Level at 77
Aug 29 - Birthday!! Second BETA, positive!! Level at 255. Ultrasound booked for September 18 @ 1045
May 01 - Meet Baby Gracie @ 10:09am(8lbs 10oz, 18inches)
Apr 21 - Follow up with Dr.Motan for FET Transfer #2
Nov 12 - Cycle day #1, Called clinic
Nov 15 - Clinic calls, start Esterase Dec2
Nov 23 - Received funding for FET cycle and ordered meds from pharmacy