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#1 runnerchick

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Posted 05 May 2012 - 12:48 PM

Hi everyone,

Just wondering if anyone else is doing IUI in the next few months. If my HSG goes well this week, we will be starting on clomid and doing our first IUI next cycle. I'm feeling nervous but hopeful.

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#2 Mystelle

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Posted 06 May 2012 - 06:41 AM

Hi runnerchick, I will be starting IFV during my June cycle. I've been through the testing etc just waiting on that cycle to start. I was in the May/June group but since I am getting married in a couple weeks decided to wait until everything settles down so that I can focus completely on one thing at a time. i don't want the stress of a wedding to compromise my chacnes here!
I hope you are doing well and looking forward to the next step. I read over your stats, and I can relate on being worried for a low follicle count, my FE told me I have few follicles which will reduce our chances as well.. but the girls here keep telling me it's quality that counts, not quantity so let's keep our fingers crossed on that one!!!

I haven't had any problems getting pregnant, per say. We started trying in July 2011, got pregnant on the first try..only to find out it was ectopic (left tube removed) then we were given to go-ahead in December 2011 to start TTC again, and again got pregnant right away, only to find out it was another ectopic (after 10hrs in Emerg with severe pain due to a ruptured right tube) so both tubes are now gone and our only chance of conception is through IVF. We get 3 tries with OHIP coverage, and I am praying it works because I can't imagine the rest of my life without little ones running around!!!

I've never done IUI, and curious what it entails compared to IVF so keep me updated! Good luck and baby dust to you!
TTC HISTORY
July, 2011 - Start TTC
August 4, 2011 - BFP!!
August 28, 2011 - Ultrasound # 1 shows no sac, OB-gyn on call performs laparoscopy to inspect and finds ectopic pregnancy in left fallopian tube, tube removed.
November, 2011 - Start TTC # 2
January 1, 2012 - BFP!!
January 25, 2012 - Went to hospital with severe pain in lower abdomen. OB-gyn sets up emerency OR and removes right tube by laparoscopy surgery due to a 2nd ectopic pregnancy.
March, 2012 - Meet with specialist at Ottawa Fertility Centre
June, 2012 - Start IVF cycle # 1 Patch protocol. - BFN

September 2012 - Start IVF cycle # 2 Patch protocol - BFN
Aiming for 3rd cycle in February 2013.

#3 Crystal27

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Posted 06 May 2012 - 08:19 AM

Hi Runnerchick welcome and nice to see you over here Mystelle,

Okay to start off my RE told be it only takes one to win ;)

Mystelle getting married is a lot of fun enjoy every minute of it because it comes and goes pretty fast and then we will all help you through IVF!

Runnerchick...I have PCOS and have been trying 3 1/2 years, but I have only known about my condition for two years. I don't ovulate at all on my own even with 200mg or clomid and 2000mg of metformin (which is ALOT) Puregon is the only injection that has worked. I have done two cycles that made it to the actual IUI stage. First of all you will start your period and normally call in your Day 1. Around day 3 they have you come in for bloodwork and ultrasound and then you start stimulating either with clomid or injections. I didn't have to come back in until Day 9 for monitoring and then every day or every other day after that depending on how your folicles are growing. Once they are close to 2cm in size they will give you a hcg trigger shot and you will normally have the IUI 36hrs later (some clinics have different times). On IUI day your partner will go in early and about 3hrs later you go in to be inseminated. Its like a pap and HSG test. A nurse always does it for me and I didn't find it painful except when they are injecting the sperm (slight cramping). Then you stay lying down for 20-30mins. I then normally go home and go to bed for a couple of hours but I have friends that go right back to work.

My first cycle it took me 23 days to get to the trigger shot because my medication was too low at the start but then I had 3 folicles and my second IUI I was ready on day 12 like a normal person would if they ovulated on their own. My last IUI cycle they increase my dose and I produced 6 folicles on one side and 3 on the other and because my estrogen levels got too high too fast my body spontaneously ovulated before we could switch to IVF so it was cancelled. This is not really normal its because I have PCOS and its hard for them to stimulate and not over stimulate.

We live about 2- 2 1/2 hrs away from our clinic each way so My husband and I decided to go with IVF this round with a lot more monitoring so a cancelled cycle doesn't happen again (fingers crossed). If we were closer I would have given IUI a couple more attempts because it works and there are multiple girls in my support group that have had success on their first try!!!!!!


I hope this helps and good luck with everything!
Married Dec 27 2008 stopped BCP Started TTC
April 2010 Dr. "You have text book PCOS ovaries and symptoms" Yay for me...lol
Jun 2010 started 1000mg metformin

Feb 2011 finally get HSG test everything normal no blockages
April 2011 50mg of clomid (2 cycles)- no ovulation (progesterone induced)
July 2011 100mg of clomid (1cycle) -no ovulation (progesterone induced) Referral to Mt Sinia
Sept 2011 increased clomid myself 150mg-no ovulation
Mt Sinia appt Dr. Greenblatt increased clomid 200mg/metformin doubled to 2000mg and used ultrasounds to check to see if ovulating NOTHING cycle
cancelled day 23
Dec 2011 IUI #1 puregon 75iu 14days 100iu 6days 3 folicles ready finally on day 23 (FINALLY OVULATED first time in 3 years) BFN
Feb 2012 IUI #2 Puregon 100iu 1 folicle ready day 12 (finally a normaly cycle) chemical pregnancy beta 6 2nd beta 8 then 0 after a week BNF
Mar 2012 IUI #3 Puregon 150iui 8 folicles surged and spontaneously ovulated day 9 before I could switch to IVF cycle cancelled
IVF #1

June 25th 16 eggs retrieved 12 fertilized
June 30th Transferered 1 blast 4BB grade 7 frosties BFN

FET#1
2 blasts transferred 4BB and 4BC Sept 4th
1st beta Sept 13th! BFP 242
2nd beta Sept 17th 857!!!!

#4 Dandem

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Posted 06 May 2012 - 06:14 PM

Hi Runnerchick, it looks like I will likely be doing an IUI in June as well. I'm having a LAP on wednesday to remove one of my tubes then we will be trying one IUI before doing IVF. I'm not holding onto too much hope for the IUI because we've been told that our chances are less than 10%. Do you know what drugs you will be on? I haven't researched IUI too much because up until last week I thought both of my tubes were blocked. I had an HSG last week and it turns out only my right one is blocked. So we are going to try 1 IUI hoping that I O from the left.
TTC#1 since February 2010
Femera cycles #1-4 BFN
LAP #1 - December 1, 2011 - Diagnosied with bilateral hydrosalpinx
HCG - L tube open, R hydrosalpinx
LAP#2 - May 9, 2012 - Clamped R tube & remove moderate to severe endo
IUI #1 - June 2012 - cancelled, no growth on L side.
IUI #1 (take 2) - July 2012 - cancelled, overstimulation
Aug 14 - Sign Consent for IVF

IVF #1 - September/October 2012
Aug 30 - Start BCP
Sept 12 - Start Suprefact
Sept 14 - Finish BCP
Sept 20 - Start Puregon & Microdose hCG
Oct 5 - Retrieval Day! 12 eggs retrieved - 12 mature and fertilized
Oct 9 - Transfered 2 beautiful 8 cell grade 4 embryos; 8 left to freeze
Oct 16 - First ever BFP!!!!!!!
Oct 22 - Beta - 489.7
Oct 24 - 2nd Beta - 899
Oct 26 - 3rd Beta - 2166
Nov 3 - early ultrasound - it's TWINS!!

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#5 runnerchick

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 09:10 PM

Hi Mystelle- Good luck with the wedding- it's so exciting and it will go by so quickly- make sure you take mental snapshots throughout the day to remember later! And of course, keep us posted with the IVF.

Crystal, we also live 2.5 hours away from our clinic, which is one of the reasons we decided to try IUI first- it looked like less monitoring and driving than IVF did. From the info that the clinic gave me, it looks like I can call in on day 1, start clomid on day 3, and use the OP kit and call in results. Once I get a positive, we'll drive down the next day for the procedure. Thanks for all the info- it's always good to know ahead of time what things might be like. I hadn't considered that the procedure itself might be like the HSG, but if that's what it takes, then so be it! When will your IVF be?

Dandem, I will be thinking of you. It's scary to only have one tube open, but that may be all it takes. They are putting me on clomid (also goes by serophene). 100mg for 5 days, starting day 3. It's a pill, not an injectable. One thing you might want to ask your doctor is if you will have a wait time between trying your IUI and IVF. We were told there would be 2 months inbetween to clear the clomid from my system before starting the IVF drugs (if it comes to that).

Babydust, ladies- keep in touch!

RC



#6 Dandem

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Posted 10 May 2012 - 09:42 AM

Thats a good point runnerchick, I hadn't thought that there might be a wait time in between.

I had my surgery yesterday. my RE couldn't remmove my tube so it was clamped instead. She also found moderate to severe endometriosis and treated a lot of it, but she couldn't get it all without effecting ovarian function. I'm not sure what that means in terms of our next steps. Is IUI still a viable option with that much endo?? my RE will be calling me today to see how I'm doing so I'll check with her then.
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Femera cycles #1-4 BFN
LAP #1 - December 1, 2011 - Diagnosied with bilateral hydrosalpinx
HCG - L tube open, R hydrosalpinx
LAP#2 - May 9, 2012 - Clamped R tube & remove moderate to severe endo
IUI #1 - June 2012 - cancelled, no growth on L side.
IUI #1 (take 2) - July 2012 - cancelled, overstimulation
Aug 14 - Sign Consent for IVF

IVF #1 - September/October 2012
Aug 30 - Start BCP
Sept 12 - Start Suprefact
Sept 14 - Finish BCP
Sept 20 - Start Puregon & Microdose hCG
Oct 5 - Retrieval Day! 12 eggs retrieved - 12 mature and fertilized
Oct 9 - Transfered 2 beautiful 8 cell grade 4 embryos; 8 left to freeze
Oct 16 - First ever BFP!!!!!!!
Oct 22 - Beta - 489.7
Oct 24 - 2nd Beta - 899
Oct 26 - 3rd Beta - 2166
Nov 3 - early ultrasound - it's TWINS!!

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#7 runnerchick

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Posted 10 May 2012 - 03:30 PM

Dandem, I think that they can still try IUI with endo. A friend of mine has severe endo and got her BFP on the second IUI. Your doctor may encourage you to go straight to IVF though. It's a good conversation to have about what the odds might be.

I had my HSG this morning- left tube was fine, but she couldn't get the right to spill. She thought it was more the angle of the catheter and cervix, and thinks it's "probably" open, seeing as it was a year and a half ago, so we are clear for IUI next cycle.



#8 MML

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 08:38 PM

hi gals!

I am doing IUI this June. I'd like to join if you don't mind?
March 2010 -Son born
Jan 2011- trying for a second
April 2011- husband dx testicular cancer
Heartland Clinic-July, August, September -iui frozen samples BFN
Nov, 11- SA- no sperm
Feb, 12- SA-4.5 million
April, 12-SA-4.9 mil-RFC Dr. Scott sugests IVF, we ask to do a trial wash for iui (Hubby stared taking Red Ginseng)
May, 12- SA- 12.9 mil/ml washed=19.6mil. All looks good to start iui!
June 1, starting clomid
June 11-Surg
June 12 IUI 11 mil 63% motility
June 13 IUI 21.7 mil 64% motility-BFN

July 11 IUI 8 mil
July 12 IUI 33 mil.....2 week wait......July 22 BFP!!!

#9 Mystelle

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 09:37 PM

I put the baby-making aside for the past month or so due to planning our wedding, which was this past weekend. I was planning on starting IVF in June but now i'm freaking out a little. I'm not sure if it's just because of the stress of the wedding, but I can't seem to shake my nerves. I'm rethinking if we should wait another month... just thinking of the process feels so overwhelming right now!
I think that I will have to reassess my emotions on the subject in a few weeks!
TTC HISTORY
July, 2011 - Start TTC
August 4, 2011 - BFP!!
August 28, 2011 - Ultrasound # 1 shows no sac, OB-gyn on call performs laparoscopy to inspect and finds ectopic pregnancy in left fallopian tube, tube removed.
November, 2011 - Start TTC # 2
January 1, 2012 - BFP!!
January 25, 2012 - Went to hospital with severe pain in lower abdomen. OB-gyn sets up emerency OR and removes right tube by laparoscopy surgery due to a 2nd ectopic pregnancy.
March, 2012 - Meet with specialist at Ottawa Fertility Centre
June, 2012 - Start IVF cycle # 1 Patch protocol. - BFN

September 2012 - Start IVF cycle # 2 Patch protocol - BFN
Aiming for 3rd cycle in February 2013.

#10 Meaghan333

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:39 PM

Hi everyone,

I am waiting to do my 3 day FSH test to see if I can move forward with my first IVF cycle. (should be in 4-6 days from now)
I just found out my tubes were blocked in January, and I think I have been dealing with it pretty well, all things considered.

But now I am getting super nervous that I may not be able to move forward. And maybe a little nervous of that fact that I might be starting so soon as well.
I got test results back yesterday that my AMH levels were not very good for my age, and this has added a whole new level of stress.

Just freaking out a little, and looking for a place to chat.

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Posted 25 May 2012 - 12:39 PM

Hi everyone, hope you don't mind me joining in.

Got the results this morning that IUI#1 wasn't successful, waiting for AF to arrive so we can move on to IUI#2. Question for all the oral prometrium users, how long did it take for AF to arrive once you stopped taking them?
TTC since 2011 Me: 37 DH: 37 SHG found right tube blocked, results of SA showed low morph Apr/12 IUI #1 (letrozole, ovidrel, prometrium)= BFN May/12 IUI #2 (letrozole, ovidrel, prometrium)= BFN June/12 IUI #3 (letrozole, ovidrel, prometrium)= BFN July/12 IUI #4 cancelled due to high FSH (14) Aug/12 IUI #5 (letrozole, puregon, ovidrel, prometrium) = BFN Sept/12 IUI #6 (letrozole, puregon, ovidrel, prometrium) = BFN IVF #1 - Dec/12 ER - Dec 15 - 7 eggs, 5 fertilized via icsi ET - Dec 18 - transferred 2 8 cell embryos, 1 made it to blast and was frozen. Beta Dec 30 = BFN FET #1 - ET - Feb 17, transferred 1 blast with assisted hatching. Beta #1 Feb 27 - 302, Beta #2 Mar 1 - 841. Ultrasound - Mar 12 - 6 weeks - one little heartbeat!!!! Due date Nov 3, 2013 Delivered a beautiful baby boy via c/s Oct 11, 2013 Surprise natural BFP - Due date July 7, 2015 Nov 20th u/s - 7w2d -

#12 Dandem

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Posted 25 May 2012 - 07:04 PM

Hi Everyone,

I had my post-op follow up today. My RE is still recommending trying a couple of IUI's before moving to IVF. The catch is that we can only do it on months that I O from the left. So here's hoping my body cooperates - not that it has in the past... Now I'm just waiting for AF to arrive so I can call in CD1. I'm on CD 6 and my cycles are around 30 days so it will be a while. We are probably looking at an IUI during the first week of July. I don't know exactly which drugs I will be on, just that I will be doing injectables.

Good luck everyone and looking forward to cycling with you :)
TTC#1 since February 2010
Femera cycles #1-4 BFN
LAP #1 - December 1, 2011 - Diagnosied with bilateral hydrosalpinx
HCG - L tube open, R hydrosalpinx
LAP#2 - May 9, 2012 - Clamped R tube & remove moderate to severe endo
IUI #1 - June 2012 - cancelled, no growth on L side.
IUI #1 (take 2) - July 2012 - cancelled, overstimulation
Aug 14 - Sign Consent for IVF

IVF #1 - September/October 2012
Aug 30 - Start BCP
Sept 12 - Start Suprefact
Sept 14 - Finish BCP
Sept 20 - Start Puregon & Microdose hCG
Oct 5 - Retrieval Day! 12 eggs retrieved - 12 mature and fertilized
Oct 9 - Transfered 2 beautiful 8 cell grade 4 embryos; 8 left to freeze
Oct 16 - First ever BFP!!!!!!!
Oct 22 - Beta - 489.7
Oct 24 - 2nd Beta - 899
Oct 26 - 3rd Beta - 2166
Nov 3 - early ultrasound - it's TWINS!!

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#13 sarahc

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Posted 27 May 2012 - 09:46 PM

Hello. After debating waiting. It looks like a late June iui might be in place for me. I'm going to do puregon. I've never taken any drugs for fertility yet. It's kinda scary ride. My dr is concerned about dimished reserve. We are waiting on result of amh currently.
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3 clomid cycles 1 IUI .....onto injectables.

#14 sarahc

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 08:00 AM

I called insurance today not covering meds. No fun :( but alas one was move forward.
Me-34 dh-36 Ds18 Started ttc 2002 Unexplained
TAC'd (transabdominal cerclage) march 2013Extensive adhesions found during TAC surgery less than one year post lap #1 2nd HSG left open right "pooling"
3 clomid cycles 1 IUI .....onto injectables.

#15 Dandem

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 05:06 PM

Sarahc - LAP buddies and cycle buddies! Only this time I'm going to be almost a cycle behind you. I expect AF late June with iui early July. Sorry about the insurance. I really should have asked her what drugs I'd be on so I could check on that too. I know it won't be covered by mine, but I'm not sure about DH. His plan recently changed and now doesn't say specifically that it does cover fertility drugs, but it also doen't say that it doesn't. It used to have a line about fertility drugs being covered 90% like all other drugs.
TTC#1 since February 2010
Femera cycles #1-4 BFN
LAP #1 - December 1, 2011 - Diagnosied with bilateral hydrosalpinx
HCG - L tube open, R hydrosalpinx
LAP#2 - May 9, 2012 - Clamped R tube & remove moderate to severe endo
IUI #1 - June 2012 - cancelled, no growth on L side.
IUI #1 (take 2) - July 2012 - cancelled, overstimulation
Aug 14 - Sign Consent for IVF

IVF #1 - September/October 2012
Aug 30 - Start BCP
Sept 12 - Start Suprefact
Sept 14 - Finish BCP
Sept 20 - Start Puregon & Microdose hCG
Oct 5 - Retrieval Day! 12 eggs retrieved - 12 mature and fertilized
Oct 9 - Transfered 2 beautiful 8 cell grade 4 embryos; 8 left to freeze
Oct 16 - First ever BFP!!!!!!!
Oct 22 - Beta - 489.7
Oct 24 - 2nd Beta - 899
Oct 26 - 3rd Beta - 2166
Nov 3 - early ultrasound - it's TWINS!!

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#16 sarahc

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 10:10 PM

Yea it be nice. Hb old company would have paid it. Now that the other company bought then recession, it changed things. We may be cycl buddies or close. Af is expected any day now, so likely late June early july
Me-34 dh-36 Ds18 Started ttc 2002 Unexplained
TAC'd (transabdominal cerclage) march 2013Extensive adhesions found during TAC surgery less than one year post lap #1 2nd HSG left open right "pooling"
3 clomid cycles 1 IUI .....onto injectables.

#17 Dandem

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 11:04 AM

Sarahc, if AF is due any day, would you not be calling in CD1 to start your cycle? Or do you still need to sign consents and then call in CD1 for the cycle after that?
TTC#1 since February 2010
Femera cycles #1-4 BFN
LAP #1 - December 1, 2011 - Diagnosied with bilateral hydrosalpinx
HCG - L tube open, R hydrosalpinx
LAP#2 - May 9, 2012 - Clamped R tube & remove moderate to severe endo
IUI #1 - June 2012 - cancelled, no growth on L side.
IUI #1 (take 2) - July 2012 - cancelled, overstimulation
Aug 14 - Sign Consent for IVF

IVF #1 - September/October 2012
Aug 30 - Start BCP
Sept 12 - Start Suprefact
Sept 14 - Finish BCP
Sept 20 - Start Puregon & Microdose hCG
Oct 5 - Retrieval Day! 12 eggs retrieved - 12 mature and fertilized
Oct 9 - Transfered 2 beautiful 8 cell grade 4 embryos; 8 left to freeze
Oct 16 - First ever BFP!!!!!!!
Oct 22 - Beta - 489.7
Oct 24 - 2nd Beta - 899
Oct 26 - 3rd Beta - 2166
Nov 3 - early ultrasound - it's TWINS!!

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#18 runnerchick

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Posted 30 May 2012 - 08:15 PM

No drug coverage sucks. Is there any way you can submit the DIN number and not tell them it's for fertility? Sometimes these drugs can be used for other things.

We are currently waiting for a postive OPK and then we go.... I'm trying to think happy thoughts....



#19 MML

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Posted 30 May 2012 - 09:09 PM

What does everyone think of back to back iui? I just spoke with our clinic today and they do allow it. you get a bit of a discount with the 2nd one, only $250 lol. I think I ma going to try it.......
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March 2010 -Son born
Jan 2011- trying for a second
April 2011- husband dx testicular cancer
Heartland Clinic-July, August, September -iui frozen samples BFN
Nov, 11- SA- no sperm
Feb, 12- SA-4.5 million
April, 12-SA-4.9 mil-RFC Dr. Scott sugests IVF, we ask to do a trial wash for iui (Hubby stared taking Red Ginseng)
May, 12- SA- 12.9 mil/ml washed=19.6mil. All looks good to start iui!
June 1, starting clomid
June 11-Surg
June 12 IUI 11 mil 63% motility
June 13 IUI 21.7 mil 64% motility-BFN

July 11 IUI 8 mil
July 12 IUI 33 mil.....2 week wait......July 22 BFP!!!

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 08:38 AM

MML - my 1st iui was back to back, I wasn't given the option of only having a single. The back to back makes sense as I trigger after 8pm and go in the following 2 mornings. It certainly wouldn't hurt to do the back to back iui. What does your RE suggest?

Sarah - that sucks about no drug coverage. I know for me my company covers $5000 per lifetime for fertility drugs. I am currently using Fermara, Ovidrel and Prometrium. The only drug that is being taken out of our fertility coverage is the Ovidrel as the Fermara and Prometrium can be used for other things.

Runnerchick - good luck! hope you get your + soon.
TTC since 2011 Me: 37 DH: 37 SHG found right tube blocked, results of SA showed low morph Apr/12 IUI #1 (letrozole, ovidrel, prometrium)= BFN May/12 IUI #2 (letrozole, ovidrel, prometrium)= BFN June/12 IUI #3 (letrozole, ovidrel, prometrium)= BFN July/12 IUI #4 cancelled due to high FSH (14) Aug/12 IUI #5 (letrozole, puregon, ovidrel, prometrium) = BFN Sept/12 IUI #6 (letrozole, puregon, ovidrel, prometrium) = BFN IVF #1 - Dec/12 ER - Dec 15 - 7 eggs, 5 fertilized via icsi ET - Dec 18 - transferred 2 8 cell embryos, 1 made it to blast and was frozen. Beta Dec 30 = BFN FET #1 - ET - Feb 17, transferred 1 blast with assisted hatching. Beta #1 Feb 27 - 302, Beta #2 Mar 1 - 841. Ultrasound - Mar 12 - 6 weeks - one little heartbeat!!!! Due date Nov 3, 2013 Delivered a beautiful baby boy via c/s Oct 11, 2013 Surprise natural BFP - Due date July 7, 2015 Nov 20th u/s - 7w2d -

#21 swifty

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 04:19 PM

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Posted Today, 04:14 PM
Hi I married in sept last year and found out I was pregnant, then miscarried at 10 weeks. Second miscarriage in my life, first when I was 19. I am now 38. Have been trying for 8 months, went to a fertility clinic and this am they said I had 6 follicles in left and 2 in the right.
Also to my shock my husband is low sperm at very little over 10 million
Any help with this as I have more tests next week

#22 lali111

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Posted 31 May 2012 - 05:11 PM

Hi ladies! I am new to this forum. I will do my first IUI in June. We've been trying to conceive for about 1 year and a half now. I am looking forward to hear more about your stories!!

#23 sarahc

sarahc
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  • Dx:Unexplained
  • My Clinic:One Fertility (Burlington)

Posted 31 May 2012 - 05:43 PM

Dandem consents first. My amh is back don't know numbers yet. I don't wanna wait 3 weeks. I did not tell them what drug was for when I called with Din, so I think we just don't have coverage. Dh has been working over time so we will manage.

Me-34 dh-36 Ds18 Started ttc 2002 Unexplained
TAC'd (transabdominal cerclage) march 2013Extensive adhesions found during TAC surgery less than one year post lap #1 2nd HSG left open right "pooling"
3 clomid cycles 1 IUI .....onto injectables.

#24 Mystelle

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  • Location:Cornwall, ON
  • Dx:Tubal
  • My Clinic:Ottawa Fertility Clinic

Posted 06 June 2012 - 08:08 PM

So where is everyone at with their cycles/treatments?
We've decided to go ahead with treatments this month, and i'm expecting AF around 14th so won't be too long now. I'll be on the patch protocol which includes the antagonist protocol for IVF, so probably won't be ready for egg retrieval until July sometime. Is anyone else starting soon?
TTC HISTORY
July, 2011 - Start TTC
August 4, 2011 - BFP!!
August 28, 2011 - Ultrasound # 1 shows no sac, OB-gyn on call performs laparoscopy to inspect and finds ectopic pregnancy in left fallopian tube, tube removed.
November, 2011 - Start TTC # 2
January 1, 2012 - BFP!!
January 25, 2012 - Went to hospital with severe pain in lower abdomen. OB-gyn sets up emerency OR and removes right tube by laparoscopy surgery due to a 2nd ectopic pregnancy.
March, 2012 - Meet with specialist at Ottawa Fertility Centre
June, 2012 - Start IVF cycle # 1 Patch protocol. - BFN

September 2012 - Start IVF cycle # 2 Patch protocol - BFN
Aiming for 3rd cycle in February 2013.

#25 ~hopingforbaby~

~hopingforbaby~
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Posted 07 June 2012 - 02:13 PM

Just got word from the nurse that I am to trigger tonight and IUI #2 will be tomorrow morning at 7:30 and Sat morning at 11am. FX hubby's numbers are just as good this go around.
TTC since 2011 Me: 37 DH: 37 SHG found right tube blocked, results of SA showed low morph Apr/12 IUI #1 (letrozole, ovidrel, prometrium)= BFN May/12 IUI #2 (letrozole, ovidrel, prometrium)= BFN June/12 IUI #3 (letrozole, ovidrel, prometrium)= BFN July/12 IUI #4 cancelled due to high FSH (14) Aug/12 IUI #5 (letrozole, puregon, ovidrel, prometrium) = BFN Sept/12 IUI #6 (letrozole, puregon, ovidrel, prometrium) = BFN IVF #1 - Dec/12 ER - Dec 15 - 7 eggs, 5 fertilized via icsi ET - Dec 18 - transferred 2 8 cell embryos, 1 made it to blast and was frozen. Beta Dec 30 = BFN FET #1 - ET - Feb 17, transferred 1 blast with assisted hatching. Beta #1 Feb 27 - 302, Beta #2 Mar 1 - 841. Ultrasound - Mar 12 - 6 weeks - one little heartbeat!!!! Due date Nov 3, 2013 Delivered a beautiful baby boy via c/s Oct 11, 2013 Surprise natural BFP - Due date July 7, 2015 Nov 20th u/s - 7w2d -