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#1 Ames

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 10:06 PM

As some of you know Katie83 was blessed with the birth of her DS on April 16, but sadly had to say goodbye to her daughter, Caroline Elizabeth only minutes later. Katie is taking some time to get to know her son and to grieve for her daughter, who passed away sometime the weekend before and was born a sleeping angel.

Any prayers, thoughts and support that we can send to her would definitely be appreciated.

Katie83, I've been thinking of you daily. Lots of love and thoughts going your way. Heaven has a special angel who I have no doubt will watch over you, DH and DS always.

Congratulations on the arrival of your son, I can't wait to meet him when you are ready. XOX
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3rd transfer was a success!
Welcome to the world our precious miracle! Landen John Thomas arrived March 21, 2012 at 4:09am weighing 6lbs3ozs and measuring 20 inches. We couldn't be more in love with him. He was so worth the wait!


Suddenly we have a toddler and each day is more wondrous for all of us...time to try to make him a big brother!


#2 Karolinasmommy

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 10:10 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with Katie and her family. It's hard to say hello and goodbye at the same time.

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 10:23 PM

Katie my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 10:48 PM

Sending my thoughts and prayers.


Me: 33 DH: 37
PCOS Mild MFI
IUI#1 September 2006 Clomid 100mg & Trigger BFP MMC 8w2d
IUI#2 January 2007 Clomid 100mg & Trigger BFN
IUI#3 February 2007 Gonal F 112.5iu BFP DS born @ 37w5d 10/31/07
IUI#4 August 2009 Gonal F 112.5iu BFP DS born @ 20w6d 01/09/10
IUI#5 June 2010 Gonal F 112.5iu Canceled due to over-stimulation
IUI#5 Take 2 August 2010 Puregon 100iu/50iu Canceled due to over-stimulation
IUI#5 Take 3 November 2010 Puregon 75iu BFN
IUI#6 December 2010 75iu Gonal F BFN
January 2011 Clomid 100mg and TI O cd 28 BFP!!! MMC 9w4d
IUI#7 Gonal F 75iu May 2011 BFN
IUI#8 Gonal F 75iu June 2011 BFN
IUI#9 Gonal F 75iu July 2011 BFN
IVF#1 Jan/Feb/Mar 2012
Jan 9 AFC >12 on each ovary
Jan 17 SIS all good
Feb 4 CD 1
Feb 6 CD 3 put in new Nuva Ring
Feb 24 CD 21 baseline u/s & b/w
Feb 29 start stims 300iu Menopur
Mar 4 u/s & b/w Lining 8mm RS 9x2, 10, 11x2, 15x2 LS 10x2, 11, 12x2, 14, 15, 16 Continue Menopur 300iu, add Orgalutron
Mar 6 u/s & b/w Lots of follies biggest at 21, E2 >8000 Lower Menopur to 150iu, continue Orgalutron
Mar 7 b/w E2 >9000 meds stay the same
Mar 8 u/s & b/w Lining 11mm 18 Mature follies, HCG trigger 8:30 pm
Mar 10 ER 8:30 am 17 eggs retrieved
Mar 11 found out only 8 eggs were mature and only 4 fertilized
Mar 13 3dt 1, 6 celled embryo
Mar 24 BFN
April 2012 100mg Clomid, O cd 20, BFP 11dpo 20/05/12.....Seriously unbelievable!!!
15 dpo HCG 103 23 dpo HCG 15 MC
IUI#10 Puregon 100iu April 2013 BFN
June 27, 2013 Placed with Little C born Oct 2011. Adoption in the works.

#5 rollergirl

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 11:49 PM

Katie, thinking of you and your family through this time....

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#6 Laura1976

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 05:39 AM

Katie,

Congrats on your son. I hope that you are continuing your bonding.

Words can't begin to tell you how much I wish you weren't going through the loss of your daughter. No one should ever have to go through what you are dealing with. I hope that you are surrounded by loved ones and know that when you are ready we are here for you.

Sending strength and hugs,

Laura
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November 29/11 - Unexplained IF/Recurrent loss testing

Compliment C3 & C4 below acceptable range
LA Ratio DRVVT above acceptable range
Lupus Inhibitor demonstrated
Antiphospholipid IgG above acceptable range
Antiphospholipid IgM above acceptable range (more than double)


Consultation @ VFC December 10/11

IVF/ICSI #2 (with Intralipid therapy) January/February (Victoria Fertility Clinic)
BCP December 16 -29/11 & January 6 - 28/12
Vitamin D (2000iu daily) and Iron Supplement (Ferrous Gluconate 300mg daily) - Start December 24 until Dr advises otherwise, PregVit 5 (Starting January 12/11), Vitamin E (800iu daily) until Heparin begins (Starting January 14/11) Fish Oil (1200iu daily)
Superfact (0.5mg) - Start January 22/12
Dexamethasone (0.5mg) - Start February 4/12 until beta

After ER - Doxycycline (100mg), Estrance (2mg), Prometrium (200mg 3x day), heparin 5000 units (2x day), calcium (1500mg daily), low dose aspirin (81mg daily)
Intralipids - February 13/12 and day of ET
Neupogen Uterine Flush - Day of ER

February 2/12 - E2 35p/mol
February 4/12 - 300iu Gonal-F & 75iu Repronex
February 9/12 - U/S & E2 - RIGHT- 11, 9, 10, 19, 8, 12, 11, 10, 13, 6 LEFT: 12, 7, 10, 10, 8, 6, 5, 5 E2 2635

February 9/12 Gonal-F lowered to 225iu Repronex remains at 75iu
February 11/12 - U/S & E2 - Right 14, 10, 11, 12, 10, 13, 12, 12, 14, 7 LEFT: 11, 8, 10, 13, 9, 8, 8 E2 5610
February 13/12 - U/S an E2??? & Intralipid Therapy
February 16/12 - E/R 20 eggs, 17 mature and ICSI'ed, 3 left to fertilize by regular IVF
February 17/12 - Fert Report 16 fertilized by ICSI, 1 fertilized by IVF
February 20/12 - Neupogen injection
February 21/12 - Transferred 2 Blastocysts ( 1 x Grade 19 Early Blast, 1 x Grade 19 Expanded Blast) and Intralipid Therapy and Acupuncture

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 06:08 AM

((Katie and family))

me 48, he 50 30 years together!
History: ectopic; late miscarriage
Many child 'free' years
Success on 2nd IVF (Halleujah! and happy 44th birthday to me!)
SHE'S HERE! SHE'S HERE!Born 05/11/2010 8:25pm. 5 lbs 13 ozs of absolute sunshine!
Tea parties, mud pies, and glitter!
Exploring options for IVF#3 (OE).
Test results appear promising and we are greenlighted.
4 mature eggs retrieved 04/06/14. All fertilized normally; scheduled for transfer on 04/09/14.
All 4 on board; beta set for 04/17/14. Second beta scheduled for 04/21/14. 3rd beta set for 04/23/14. Sono to see what might be going on set for 04/24.
Waiting game is over; another ectopic.


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Posted 26 April 2012 - 10:29 AM

Sending lots of prayers your way
Hugs
Sam
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3 natural m/c dec 99, mar 01,oct 07
clomid x1 -ohss
lap x 1 apr/05-endomet left tube blocked,half of left ovary resected
1st ivf cycle nov/05 developed mild ohss again
DEC 2ND/05 BFP u/s small sac slow heart beat small fetus misscariage at 9 weeks 1 day
fet may 06 -cancelled due to very rare -sub acute viral thyroiditis
fet oct 20-bfp ,beta 700 on nov 1 ,1700 on nov 3,3900 on nov 5 u/s 2 small sacs ,slow heart beat small fetuses m/c nov 23/06 ,day of our 9th wedding annivrsay
1 blast still frozen
IVF#2 july 07 7 BLASTS FROZEN 2 normal 2 have trisomies 3 not tested less than 6 cell on day 3 fet oct 25/07,transferred 2 instead of one ...oops
1st beta nov 2 bfp (again) 23,2nd beta 83 ,3rd beta 371 u/s nov 21 hb 118 bpm
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#9 Charlotte

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 12:55 PM

Katie and Family,

We are so happy for your beautiful son and so sad for your beautiful daughter. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Please know that people everywhere care for you and your family and send love your way. Take care. We are so sorry for your loss. Charlotte and family

#10 janaya825

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:48 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Me-40 DH-45
TTC-2+ years- initially tried on our own and got pregnant but was an ectopic sad.png
Jan 2010-HSG done and showed both tubes open.
Feb 2010-Found a clinic called MCF (not Markham) that only did IUIs. Did 3 cycles with clomid and timed intercourse and 1 cycle with IUI. All BFN
Decided that we should go to a Mount Sinai based on a friend's recommendation.
Nov 2010-got in to see Dr at MS. Advised to try IUI with injectables.
HSG with the dye came back 'inconclusive' but went a head based on previous test
IUI in Feb 2011-BFN
IUI in May 2011-BFN
Decided I didn’t like the vibe at MS and felt I was lost in the shuffle over there
Researched on this forum and others and decided to get a referral to Dr. Virro in Markham
April 2011 referral sent to Dr. Virro
Nov 2011-Finally got in to see Dr. V
Dec 2011-f/up on bw and u/s
Jan 5th 2012- start BCP

CD1 Jan 31-2012
U/S on Feb 1-showed a cyst on my right ovary so no meds to start sad.png
Feb 2-2012- Dr.V drained my cyst and able to start meds 150 pur/150 menp
Feb 7-started Orgalutron
Cycle almost cancelled due to not responding well to meds
Feb 10-stims started working yay!
Feb 19- ER-8 eggs retrieved!
Feb 20-got call from lab for report on embies -1 fractured,2 fertilized incorrectly,1 didn't fert at all--other 4 we will have to see. FXd for them to be good quality
Feb 21-got embie report 2 have matured and divided as they should. ET scheduled for Feb 23!
Feb 23- out of the 4 we have decided to transfer 1 and have 2 more on ice. 1 didn’t develop any further
Feb 29-started to have cramps
March 2- AF started sad.pngsad.png
March 8-Follow up with Dr.V
FET planned for May 2012
April 30-called in my day 1
May 7- went in for b/w
ET-May 14 2012
May 25-BFN
Waiting for WTH appt in early June

June 11-f/up with Dr. V and have decided to explore immune testing
July 13- completed all b/w for ABC
Aug 17- phone consult with ABC to discuss immune itesting results
Sept 6- Follow up with DMV to discuss treatment for high NK cells and low LADs. LIT and IVIG recommended
Sept 13- first LIT
Oct 4- 2nd LIT
Oct 29- re-test of LADs and NKs
Nov 1- ABC cleared me to cycle
Nov 9- F/up with Dr. V- Going to do a natural frozen transfer.
Nov 22-day 1/started calcium and lovenox
Dec 1- blood work countinued until Dec 5
Dec 4-u/s for lining check
Dec 9 -transfer scheduled
Dec 21- Beta- positive but low
Dec 24-2nd beta-rising (more than doubled)
Dec 28- beta rising (# increasing well)
Jan 4 2013-beta still rising but not as high as it should be
Jan 9-u/s to check viability/rule out ectopic
Jan 9-had u/s but couldn't see anything in tubes or uterus. Beta still rising steady. Dr thinks it is too early
Jan 10- had pain and bleeding. Decided to go to the hospital. Got checked out and it is an ectopic in right tube.

Jan 11-24-Treated with Methotrexate 2x.

Jan 25- emerg surgery to remove baby from tube. Ended up losing right tube sad.png

Giving myself time physically/emtionally healing.

In May and June did my immune treatments

July 2013- Fresh IVF cycle-a total of 8 eggs and transferred 1 great blast and 3 frozen. Ended in BFN after 6 days!  We are crushed!

Sept 2013- FET- transferred 2 great blasts and resulted in BFP!! Beta was 1262!


#11 Maralee

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 12:40 AM

Just thinking of you Katie, I don't know your whole story, but can imagine the heartbreak you are going through, while trying to rejoyce at the same time. Know that you are in my thoughts.
Me 30, 31, 32 Hubs 35, 36, 37

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IVF 2
Jan 2013-awaiting consult at VFC...
Feb 2013-Consult a success, off to victoria we go!  Looking at April.  Meanwhile, started gluten/dairy reduced diet with a ton of supplements.  Feeling great!
Day 1...Mar13/13
LH surge Mar 24 Start estrace Mar 27
Day 1, April 8
Fly to VFC April 9-u/s and blood work-all OK
April 10-start stims Gonal 225, saizen 1.66mg, repronex 75
April 15-u/s and bw, all good, 6 follies, all same size, continue and next u/s and bw apr 17
April 17-u/s and bw-all good, 7 follies, similar size, continue and next u/s apr 18.  ER on april 20 or 21
April 18-bw good, u/s now 10 follies but starting to separate in size.  Back tomorrow, ER april 21/22?
April 19-bw good, 1/2 of follies ready...trigger tonight, ER on April 21
April 21-9 retrieved.  Awaiting fertilization reports... fingers crossed!
April 22-Amazing news, 8 out of 9 are mature and all 8 fertilize, 1/2 by ICSI, 1/2 by regular.  How could that happen?
April 23-All 8 still going, mix of 15-19/20
April 24-6 still going, 2 transferred-an 19/20 and 18/20, 2 frozen a 18/20, 17/20, and 2 in culture to day 5-wait and see
May 8-OMG, positive beta!!  517, wow! 14dp3dt
May 10-beta 1060.  Yay!!
May 27-viability u/s...both took, it's twins!  Heartbeats around 140, 1 measures a couple days behind.  CRAZY!
June 16-10 wk u/s, both still growing, hb's 172 and 165. 
July 2-Nuchal-excellent.  Fell in love with them.  hb's 168 and 160, both measure a couple days ahead now.
Aug 16- 18 week detailed, both are amazing.  Team green! Cord insertion issue with baby A discovered.
Oct 10-27wk 4 day, A is 2 lbs, B is 2.2 lbs...may have seen a penis and sac on one of them.
Nov 7-30wk 4 day, A is 3lbs 13 oz, B is 4lbs 2 oz, this is going to hurt.
Nov 21-32wk 4 day, A is 4lbs, B is 4 lbs 8 oz, starting to slow down a bit, and both head down.
Dec 4-34 wk 3 day, A is 5 lbs 2 oz, B is 5 lbs 5 oz, A head down and engaged, B now breech.
 
Dec 17-after falling down the stairs, our baby boy and girl arrived at 36 weeks, small but healthy
Welcome Abigael and Colin.
 

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#12 CatL

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 12:55 PM

I'm really sorry for what you have been through. My deepest condoleances. I am pregnant with twins right now and can just imagine how devastating it must be...My thoughts are with you and your family in this difficult period...

Me: 36 (homozygous MTHFR + heterozygous Factor V Leiden) DH: 40 (slightly low morphology (7%))
May 2006 Natural pg - 1st M/C at 11 wks
Aug 2006 Natural pg - 2nd M/C at 8 wks
Dec 2006 Natural pg - DD born Sept 2007!!!

TTC #2 since Feb. 2009
IUI #1 May 2010 - BFN
IUI #2 June 2010 - BFN
IUI #3 Sept 2010 - BFN
IUI #4 Oct 2010 - BFN

IVF #1 - Long Protocol
Puregon 225iu, ER Feb. 23rd (8 total, 5 fert)
ET Feb. 26th (2x8cell grade 3), no frosties :-(
1st Beta Mar. 11th - 243!!!!
2nd Beta Mar. 14th - 667 :-)
1st u/s Mar. 28th - singleton measuring 6w5d and HB 118...Yippi!
2nd u/s Apr. 12th - no HB...3rd M/C at 9w2d :-(((

IVF #2 - Antagonist protocol
Day 3 u/s showed 14-15 follies
CD 3-6 2x2mg Estrogen daily, CD 6 start 100iu Puregon/75iu Repronex
ER - Aug. 31st, 2011 (12 eggs/10 mature, 9 fert)
ET - Sept. 4th, 2011 (sET grade 2 blast), no frosties :-(
Sept. 10 6dp5dt +HPT :-)))!
Sept. 15 beta = 9 :-(( Chemical Pg

IVF #3 - Estrogen Priming Antagonist Protocol - Dec. 2011
Estrace, 225 ui Gonal-F/75 ui Repronex
ER - Dec. 29th, 2011 (12 eggs/11 mature, 6 fert)
ET - Jan. 1st, 2012 (two 8 cells, grade 1), 2 frosties :-))
Jan. 8th 7dp3dt +HPT...Please let this be the one!!!
Jan. 13th 12dp3dt Beta 642, 15dp3dt Beta 3112
Feb. 3rd 7w1d u/s - Twins!! HBs 143 + 144
Mar. 9th NT scan (12w1d) - still 2 babies developing perfectly :-))

Our girls were born Sept.7th, 2012 (38 wks 1 day) weighing in at 6 lbs and 6 lbs 12 ounces!! src="http://lbdf.lilypie.com/z9eqm4.png" width="400" height="80" border="0" alt="Lilypie Pregnancy tickers" />


#13 allcriedout

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:59 PM

(((Katie)))

Thinking of you and your family. Sending you all continued strength and hugs.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 10:17 AM

katie83 - Thinking of you and your family at this time... I'm sure your DS brings you joy every minute, but know that your DD will always hold a special place in your heart.

IVF # 1
Nov 14/10 - Transferred 1 Blastocyte (3AA) and froze 6 others
Nov 26/10 - BFP! Beta was 767
Dec 1/10 - 2nd Beta was 3187
Dec 12/10 - Miscarried. Beta is 2400

On to FET #1 - Feb/11
March 16/11 - Fet #1 - Transferred 2 beautiful blasts w/ Assisted Hatching
March 28 - BFP! Beta is 659
April 1 - 2nd Beta 2769
April 4 - Miscarried. Ultrasound confirmed no sac

May/11-July/11 - Had Autoimmune bloodwork done, as well as karyotyping to see if there are any abnormalities.

On to FET #2
July 16/11 - Start bcp again
Aug 3/11 - Cancelled Cycle due to Vit D Deficiency. Now on supplements.

Re-try FET #2 -
Sept 21/11 - FET #2 - Transferred 2 beautiful blasts w/ Assisted Hatching
Oct 1/11 - BFP on a HPT
Oct 3/11 - Beta was 4 = BFN

E-tegrity Biopsy done- results came back normal

IVF #2 -
Jan 30/12 - Transferred 2 - 3 day embryos. Froze 3 Blasts
Feb 13/12 - BFP! Beta is 821
Feb 21/12 - 2nd Beta = 16,131
May 1/12 - 15w Scan = 2 Babies Look fantastic
May 21/12- Delivered 2 beautiful little girls @ 18 weeks. Taken from this world much too soon.

FET #3 - Here we go again...
Aug 29/12 - transferred 2 blasts - 3AA / 3BA
Sept 10/12 - BFP Beta = 264
Sept 14/12 - Beta = 106 Chemical

Papework is started for International Adoption from Russia!

IVF #3
Jan 20/13 - Retrieved 7 eggs... of which 5 are Mature
Jan 23/13 - Transferred 2 beautiful 3 day embryos
Feb 6/13 - Beta = 1324
Feb 12/13 - Beta = 13,475
Mar 3/13 - 8 week Ultrasound - Twins!
Apr 22/13 - Cerclage was placed, on Bedrest.  Twins still doing ok at 14w1d

May 23/13 - 24 Weeks and counting!  Still on Bedrest till delivery

July 21/13 - 28 Weeks .. still on bedrest

Aug 17/13 - 31w6d... Ali and Lea were born weighing 3.4 and 4.1 respectively. Girls are healthy and growing and waiting to come home from NICU!


#15 katie83

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Posted 29 July 2012 - 11:29 AM

This is the first time I've been back to this place since my babes were born and I am so touched by this thread. Thank you for all of your support, it means a lot. Our sweet baby boy will be 15 weeks old tomorrow and is doing wonderfully, we are so thankful for him. His parents, however are not doing quite so well, but we try our best to keep on keeping on. Thanks again for all of your kind words.
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Me: 29 DH: 27
TTC since May 2010
Diagnosis 04/27/11: Severe male factor
Plan: IVF with ICSI July/August 2011

First IVF
CD1 - July 4th
Start Suprefact - July 24
First day of stims - Aug 11
Trigger - Aug 21
Retrieval - Aug 23 (our third anniversary!) - retrieved 14 eggs, 9 mature, 9 fertilized
Transfer - Aug 28 (1 blast 19/20, 1 morula 17/20) 3 frosties :)
Positive HPT - Sept 5 (8dp5dt)- cautiously optimistic!
Beta - Sept 13 (16dp5dt)- BFP! 1070! So thankful!

First Ultrasound at 8 weeks - Twins!
Anatomy scan at 19w2d - It's a BOY and a GIRL!
EDD (40 weeks)- May 15th, 2012


April 16th: Our baby boy born healthy and happy at 6lbs 12oz and our sweet baby girl born sleeping at 4lbs.
Gone but never forgotten, RIP sweet baby girl. Life will never be the same without you.


#16 Ames

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Posted 29 July 2012 - 07:49 PM

Posted Image you Katie. So glad to see you back.

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Posted 30 July 2012 - 05:24 PM

Katie, Thanks for taking the time to post. I've thought and prayed for you a lot since your babes were born. Take care of yourself and your family. I hope you have lots of help and support. Please know that many people care for you and how you are doing. I will keep thinking and praying for you.

Charlotte

#18 Laura1976

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Posted 04 August 2012 - 12:30 PM

Katie,

I am glad to hear your son is well. Please know that you can lean on us here if you need.

Sending positivity to you and your DH <3

Laura

#19 Laura1976

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Posted 16 September 2012 - 07:57 AM

Hey Katie,

Just thinking of you. I hope that you are enjoying your time with your son and being a mommy. I am sure your angel is watching over you and smiling at you.

Take care of you,

Laura
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November 29/11 - Unexplained IF/Recurrent loss testing

Compliment C3 & C4 below acceptable range
LA Ratio DRVVT above acceptable range
Lupus Inhibitor demonstrated
Antiphospholipid IgG above acceptable range
Antiphospholipid IgM above acceptable range (more than double)


Consultation @ VFC December 10/11

IVF/ICSI #2 (with Intralipid therapy) January/February (Victoria Fertility Clinic)
BCP December 16 -29/11 & January 6 - 28/12
Vitamin D (2000iu daily) and Iron Supplement (Ferrous Gluconate 300mg daily) - Start December 24 until Dr advises otherwise, PregVit 5 (Starting January 12/11), Vitamin E (800iu daily) until Heparin begins (Starting January 14/11) Fish Oil (1200iu daily)
Superfact (0.5mg) - Start January 22/12
Dexamethasone (0.5mg) - Start February 4/12 until beta

After ER - Doxycycline (100mg), Estrance (2mg), Prometrium (200mg 3x day), heparin 5000 units (2x day), calcium (1500mg daily), low dose aspirin (81mg daily)
Intralipids - February 13/12 and day of ET
Neupogen Uterine Flush - Day of ER

February 2/12 - E2 35p/mol
February 4/12 - 300iu Gonal-F & 75iu Repronex
February 9/12 - U/S & E2 - RIGHT- 11, 9, 10, 19, 8, 12, 11, 10, 13, 6 LEFT: 12, 7, 10, 10, 8, 6, 5, 5 E2 2635

February 9/12 Gonal-F lowered to 225iu Repronex remains at 75iu
February 11/12 - U/S & E2 - Right 14, 10, 11, 12, 10, 13, 12, 12, 14, 7 LEFT: 11, 8, 10, 13, 9, 8, 8 E2 5610
February 13/12 - U/S an E2??? & Intralipid Therapy
February 16/12 - E/R 20 eggs, 17 mature and ICSI'ed, 3 left to fertilize by regular IVF
February 17/12 - Fert Report 16 fertilized by ICSI, 1 fertilized by IVF
February 20/12 - Neupogen injection
February 21/12 - Transferred 2 Blastocysts ( 1 x Grade 19 Early Blast, 1 x Grade 19 Expanded Blast) and Intralipid Therapy and Acupuncture

“Here's all you have to know about men and women: women are crazy, men are stupid. And the main reason women are crazy is that men are stupid.” - George Carlin

#20 Muminwaiting

Muminwaiting
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  • Gender:Female
  • Location:Ontario
  • Interests:Completing my family
  • Dx:Tubal
  • My Clinic:CReATe

Posted 16 September 2012 - 04:03 PM

Oh how difficult this must be. To lose a baby and to have one survive. I send my prayers and condolences to you. Hugs
Me 39 DH 36
July 2012 HSG test showed blocked tubes
Sept 16/13 Consult at CReATe with Dr. Librach who will make me a Mummy in 2014
Sept 16/13 Bloodwork and AMH test (A little low)
Oct 15/13: Hysterscopy 2 polyps removed and 2 coils inserted
IVF #1Nov 4th: CD2 start BCP
Nov 11th: Start Lupron injections
Nov 27: Start Gonal F and Repronex
Dec 12: ER Estrace and Progesterone suppositories
Dec 15: ET 3 survived the process (including ICSI) Transferred 2. 1 frozen
Pregnancy test December 29th: BFN
FET #1Start Estrace again
Jan 8/14: IV Intralipids
FET: Jan 16
Beta test results Feb 1st: BFFN

#21 katie83

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  • Gender:Female
  • Dx:Male Factor
  • My Clinic:AART Halifax

Posted 16 October 2012 - 07:56 PM

Thank you ladies for the kind messages, and for thinking of us. It's a bittersweet milestone today, as our little man is 6 months old (and doing so well, growing like a weed!). We miss our sweet baby girl every minute, and it is harder than I can explain in words. Hope you're all well. Posted Image
Me: 29 DH: 27
TTC since May 2010
Diagnosis 04/27/11: Severe male factor
Plan: IVF with ICSI July/August 2011

First IVF
CD1 - July 4th
Start Suprefact - July 24
First day of stims - Aug 11
Trigger - Aug 21
Retrieval - Aug 23 (our third anniversary!) - retrieved 14 eggs, 9 mature, 9 fertilized
Transfer - Aug 28 (1 blast 19/20, 1 morula 17/20) 3 frosties :)
Positive HPT - Sept 5 (8dp5dt)- cautiously optimistic!
Beta - Sept 13 (16dp5dt)- BFP! 1070! So thankful!

First Ultrasound at 8 weeks - Twins!
Anatomy scan at 19w2d - It's a BOY and a GIRL!
EDD (40 weeks)- May 15th, 2012


April 16th: Our baby boy born healthy and happy at 6lbs 12oz and our sweet baby girl born sleeping at 4lbs.
Gone but never forgotten, RIP sweet baby girl. Life will never be the same without you.