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#326 K.N.

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 12:49 PM

Devine- crossing fingers for you!!! More excited for you then myself on Tuesday Posted Image))) keep us posted!!!
Lali- panama.. Interesting! The only thing is meds are not covered, so if u have drug plan here doesn't look like its cheapper. Yes keep us posted, very important info!!! Having a good 2ww this time?
Gracegirl- did you get your period yet? If not wish u to get it soon,so you can start round 2 Posted Image

Ebony- good luck tomorrow with your iui! Hope good numbers!!! Have lots of dancing!!Posted Image

Camyam- good luck!!! Be strong and will be thinking of you! Keep us posted here. Hope you make good quantity and quality of eggies.

AFM ... I had my puregon inj teaching session today. Although i have no problem injecting since I'm a nurse I was still shocked by the whole idea .... Here I'm ... Just had natural iui and hoping its gonna work 1st time and now learning how self inject. But now I'm ok, happy not to take Clomid anymore . It makes me crazyyyy!! LOL. Hope puregon will do the job, and hope 50unit will do at least 2 eggs.
I was also thinking maybe if I make 1 egg I will not do iui but just intercourse since my DH numbers are ok.
I just got genetic testing results, all normal. We did it because I had m/c last year. The only thing we havent done Is DNA fragmentation . Has anyone done it???? How long does ti take to get results?

Anyhow, countdown begins... A Long weekend before beta!!
Dyny , how are things? Waiting patiently?Posted Image

Me 33,DH 37
June 2011- ttc journey starts
Sept 2011- BFP:)
Nov 2011- SCH at 7 weeks +natural m/c at 13 weeks
Jan 2012-ttc again
May 2012-saw Gyne re: premenstrual 5 day spotting,Sono/US+ B/W all normal. Got referral to Hannam Clinic
July 9/12-consultation with RE
IUI #1 and #2 (unmedicated) July/Aug 2012- BFN
Oct 17 tubes clear, dna fragmentation 24% borderline?
IUI #3 (Puregon 50 IU) November 2012- beta 9..
iui#4 (Puregon ~66IU) Dec 10-11- Xmas day HPT-BFP!!! Beta on 17 dpiui- 878! Beta 19 dpiui -1948!
Jan 8- Beta 21000,TSH up 8.49 -Put on L-Thyroxin 50 mcg daily
Feb1- one healthy baby measuring on track
Feb 20- 1st OB appt
Feb 22- NT scan (normal),genetic screening done,all good
April 10- anatomy scan(normal) and we're having a GIRL!!!
 Aug 28/13- Emma Alexandra was born,we are in love!!smile.png

Aug5/2014- natural pregnancy, bfp on hpt..beta 325 then spotting..bleeding..beta 281. Another M/C:( Lilypie First Birthday tickers

#327 SarahK

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 12:56 PM

Congrats Devine, I told you so!!!

Me : 40
DB : 36
DD natural unassisted : 18
DS natural unassisted : 16
Trigger Sept 16 with 2 large follies 18mm and 21mm
IUI Sept 18
Blood test Oct 2
Confirmed pregnancy! Yay! Beta of 99
Oct 4 Beta count 214
Oct 25 - US and everything is great, implantation is proper and is 7 weeks 2 days old. Only 1. Heartbeat of 170. No blood test done though.
Nov 1 - Second US, everything is excellent and heartbeat is 182. 8 weeks 3 days old now.
Next step - NT US and Bloodtest Nov 29
OBGYN Dec 19 and everything seems normal and well! Due date changed earlier by a week
Dec 28 - Final blood test was good. Stats 1 : 1100. No amnio required.

Jan 16 - US and scan - alles gut!

IT'S A GIRL!!!
Due Date June 6, 2013!!!


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#328 K.N.

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 12:56 PM

OMG Devine, congrats!!!!!!!! Soooo happy for you and your hubby!!!! Have a great thanksgiving!!!

Me 33,DH 37
June 2011- ttc journey starts
Sept 2011- BFP:)
Nov 2011- SCH at 7 weeks +natural m/c at 13 weeks
Jan 2012-ttc again
May 2012-saw Gyne re: premenstrual 5 day spotting,Sono/US+ B/W all normal. Got referral to Hannam Clinic
July 9/12-consultation with RE
IUI #1 and #2 (unmedicated) July/Aug 2012- BFN
Oct 17 tubes clear, dna fragmentation 24% borderline?
IUI #3 (Puregon 50 IU) November 2012- beta 9..
iui#4 (Puregon ~66IU) Dec 10-11- Xmas day HPT-BFP!!! Beta on 17 dpiui- 878! Beta 19 dpiui -1948!
Jan 8- Beta 21000,TSH up 8.49 -Put on L-Thyroxin 50 mcg daily
Feb1- one healthy baby measuring on track
Feb 20- 1st OB appt
Feb 22- NT scan (normal),genetic screening done,all good
April 10- anatomy scan(normal) and we're having a GIRL!!!
 Aug 28/13- Emma Alexandra was born,we are in love!!smile.png

Aug5/2014- natural pregnancy, bfp on hpt..beta 325 then spotting..bleeding..beta 281. Another M/C:( Lilypie First Birthday tickers

#329 Moniquettc10yrs

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 01:27 PM

Woohooo!!!! I love hearing that these iuis do work!!!!

Congrats Devine super happy for you and gives me lots of positive energy to know it worked!!!

afm- feeling alive. :) heavy breast, acne. some lowerback pain (but maybe just from staying in bed so long.)
1 more week of waiting to go. Whos with me?!
KN great news about the puregon. I still got DH to help with giving the injections even though I'm a nurse. He likes being envolved as much as possible. sometimes can't understand everything I'm feeling but he makes gallant efforts to be there for me.
Lali- IVF 50% off in panama eh???? uhhhmmm considering a winter vacation I am.....
Have a great weekend. Cranberry juice yummmmm.
TTC for 10 years
2nd husband TTC for 3 years
IUI # 1 August 30th 2012 (Puregon then Ovidrel) 2 follies, low count 1.8 million low motility.Endometrin twice a day= BFN
IUI #2 September 27th 2012 (Puregon, Ovidrel) 1 good follie 2nd never got another u.s so it's a secret. count was 9million Dh did Acupuncture x 4
fertile pro multi-vit. men multi-vit. Lots of dried fruits, pumkin seeds, no hot bath or shower. Icing the "boys" while in boxer every eve. day 9 to iui. now on endometrin tabs. woo hoo!
BFN on HPT done oct 11
Spotting 12 weird flow
Beta oct 15
Deceided to talk with fs about options and ivf before doing 3/3 iui
Fingers crossed for a good conversation and good $ plan

#330 K.N.

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:07 PM

Monique- wow, he gives you injection..really?!? i gotta try it with my guy..Will just tell him thatt I cant do it to myself lol, will see whats gonna happen. OMG maybe bad idea, he wasn't really happy to start medicated iui's at all.
My nurse said to give an injection in the evening at the same time and it has to be in the fridge. So how do I bring it to work if I work night shift? Any ideas?

Me 33,DH 37
June 2011- ttc journey starts
Sept 2011- BFP:)
Nov 2011- SCH at 7 weeks +natural m/c at 13 weeks
Jan 2012-ttc again
May 2012-saw Gyne re: premenstrual 5 day spotting,Sono/US+ B/W all normal. Got referral to Hannam Clinic
July 9/12-consultation with RE
IUI #1 and #2 (unmedicated) July/Aug 2012- BFN
Oct 17 tubes clear, dna fragmentation 24% borderline?
IUI #3 (Puregon 50 IU) November 2012- beta 9..
iui#4 (Puregon ~66IU) Dec 10-11- Xmas day HPT-BFP!!! Beta on 17 dpiui- 878! Beta 19 dpiui -1948!
Jan 8- Beta 21000,TSH up 8.49 -Put on L-Thyroxin 50 mcg daily
Feb1- one healthy baby measuring on track
Feb 20- 1st OB appt
Feb 22- NT scan (normal),genetic screening done,all good
April 10- anatomy scan(normal) and we're having a GIRL!!!
 Aug 28/13- Emma Alexandra was born,we are in love!!smile.png

Aug5/2014- natural pregnancy, bfp on hpt..beta 325 then spotting..bleeding..beta 281. Another M/C:( Lilypie First Birthday tickers

#331 lali111

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:22 PM

Monique, yes Panama IVF is much cheaper than here. DH and I feel that if we do IVF here, we won't have any money left for anything else and we won't be able to visit his family in Panama next year, which is sad, because we miss our nephews terribly. So I thought that it would be a great idea to do IVF there. I am very fortunate that I can work from home so I will ask my boss to work from Panama a few weeks. DH will join me few days before the egg retrieval and stay with me 2 weeks.

I am really excited but I am still trying to figure out some insurance/coverage issues.

What I can say is that even though I was born and raised in Canada (Quebec), I trust 100% the doctors there because most of them are USA graduates, especially the FS. So if you want to join me, it would be really nice!!! ;)

#332 lali111

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:24 PM

Devine, I will do the little emoticon dance for you!!!
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Congratulations!!!! Thanks to SarahK and you for bringing some hope to this forum!!!! I wish you both the best pregnancy ever!

#333 Anika

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 02:36 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Devine!!! That is wonderful news!

You and SarahK will keep our spirits high. :) It's nice to hear about success...it gives us just that much more hope.

Hope everyone has a lovely Thanksgiving weekend!

History:
Me & hubby - 30  31
Got married to my wonderful husband on June 14, 2008
TTC since June 2011
Diagnosed with DOR (low AMH) and slight MF in 2012
4 Unsuccessful IUI's
1 Unsuccessful IVF
Became pregnant with a singleton from IVF #2 smile.png
Expected Due Date: April 12th, 2014

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#334 DevineKnight

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 09:54 AM

Thank you everyone!! We are very excited!
Also, Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate!

A nurse from the clinic called, turns out I won't have another blood test (no sure if this is normal?) I will have an ultrasound on October 25th.

KN, Good Luck on Tuesday!

Ha!Ha!! Yes, you did Sarah!! Hope you are feeling well?

I hope everything went well with your iui Ebony?

Thank you Lali for the emoticons dance LOL!! :)

Thinking of everyone in the 2ww!!

Me - 33, DH - 32
Offically ttc since August 2008
Neither of us have children from a previous relationship nor have I ever been pregnant (that I know of).
All tests came back normal for both of us. Diagnosed with unexplained infertility in 2010.
Many months of acupuncture with no BFP.
Many months of clomid with no BFP (although I had many follies).
We took a break from medications and tried naturally throughout 2011.
Started puregon injections 75iu on CD3 (Sept.12th) for 5 days. Ultrasound showed 4 follies (2 on each side) took one more injection of 25iu on September 17th.
Next ultrasound showed 5 follies (18mm, 16mm, 14mm x2 and 12mm), blood work showed I was already beginning O so triggered Sept. 18th with first IUI Sept. 19th.
DH after wash count was 124 million with 95% motility....happy abou this!!
Taking prometrium up until results / blood test on October 5th!! Praying this works and sticks!!

*UPDATE*
October 5th (16dpiui) - I'm pregnant!!! Beta = 146, progesterone excellent (no number given).
October 11th (22dpiui) - Beta = 4000 smile.png
October 25th - One healthy fetus measured to be 7 weeks, 1 day 136bpm
EDD - June 12, 2013 smile.png

*UPDATE*

Healthy, happy baby girl was welcomed into the world on June 1, 2013 at 9:03 a.m. It was love at first sight...a true miracle and gift! heart.gifheart.gifheart.gif


#335 sandrattc

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 10:26 AM

Hello everybody,

Tomorrow is my IUI ultrasound, and if I responded well to the medication, they will do the IUI for me within two days I think! I still have the last injection of Repronex to take today and tomorrow we'll see.

This is my first iui and the first time taking injections, so, lots and lots is going through my mind, I am scarred that I respond too much to the medication and they will cancel my iui!! I really don't understand why they gave me this much medication to induce ovulation when I was taking a ovulation predictor test each month and I always got a positive one, so not sure why I was put on this much medication 150 Repronex injection for 4 days! But Anyway, this is the part that frustrate me the most, the not knowing part! All they told me was that it will help me produce more eggs, but isn't that what they don't want?! Don't they always stress against multiple pregnancies!!! Anyway... I am so hopeful, but at the same time, so worried.

Any encouragement and help with your stories is so welcome!

Thanks everyone.
Me - 41, DH - 43 - TTC since 2009 - DH has a daughter from a previous relationship, I have never been pregnant I had a septum removal surgery on June 27, 2012, now everything is back to normal DH first SA showed low mobility, the second one though came normal Started Repronex injections 150iu on CD5 (Oct. 4, 2012) for 4 non consecutive days - Ultrasound on Oct. 8 showed 2 follies (12mm and 18mm)- Ovidrel on Oct. 8, 2012 at 10 pm - IUI on Oct. 10 at 10 am - Got my period on Oct. 20 (2 days earlier than what it was supposed to be) :( - Oct. 26: Beta test - negative - duhh! IVF information session on November 1, 2012 - Dr. Appointment on November 14 - IVF scheduled for March 22, 2013 hoping to have an earlier date if a cancellation happens! And it happened :) I got an appointment on November 20, 2012! I cannot believe it! And got my first U/S on November 21! First IVF U/S: November 21, OK to start with Repronex, 375 units per day from Nov. 21 --> 27 + Orgalutran on Nov. 26 & 27, 2012 - 2nd IVF U/S: November 28: 3 follicles found: 4, 16 and 22mm - HCG injection at 10.30pm - November 30, 2012: ER - December 03: ET - December 10 to December 17: Negative HPT - December 17: Beta - Negative :( Re-Trying in 2014 - DH and I did blood tests , he did a sperm test and I did a baseline test. Dr. appointment on April 9, 2014 revealed that the tests were no worst than what we did the first time, I will start a long protocol of IVF, started BCP on April 11, 2014, Ultrasound on May 6, 2014 revealed that everything is OK to start injections of Buserelin 5 units a day for two days, then adding Gonal F 300 units twice a day and Luveris 150 units twice a day. May 15, ultrasound showed only one follicle of 14mm, should continue injections until May 17th. Another ultrasound on May 17 showed the follicle at 17mm, should continue another day of injections and take HCG injection on Sunday 18th of May at 10pm. Egg retrieval on May 20, got only one egg. Egg fertilized and turned out to be a nice quality embryo :). Embryo of 6 cells Transferred: May 23 - Beta: June 6: negative :( another angel in heaven!

#336 SarahK

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 11:20 AM

Devine, I'm having an US and blood test done the same day as you!!!! I'm feeling ok but having discomfort probably because on progesterone support. Feels as if my heart is beating hard against my sternum all through the day.

Me : 40
DB : 36
DD natural unassisted : 18
DS natural unassisted : 16
Trigger Sept 16 with 2 large follies 18mm and 21mm
IUI Sept 18
Blood test Oct 2
Confirmed pregnancy! Yay! Beta of 99
Oct 4 Beta count 214
Oct 25 - US and everything is great, implantation is proper and is 7 weeks 2 days old. Only 1. Heartbeat of 170. No blood test done though.
Nov 1 - Second US, everything is excellent and heartbeat is 182. 8 weeks 3 days old now.
Next step - NT US and Bloodtest Nov 29
OBGYN Dec 19 and everything seems normal and well! Due date changed earlier by a week
Dec 28 - Final blood test was good. Stats 1 : 1100. No amnio required.

Jan 16 - US and scan - alles gut!

IT'S A GIRL!!!
Due Date June 6, 2013!!!


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#337 quandry

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 07:19 PM

That is strange Devine... usually they like to do a blood test three days after the first to check beta trending levels.... A wait of two plus weeks seems a little long in reality....

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#338 MissStress

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Posted 07 October 2012 - 07:41 PM

Hi Ladies,

This is our second round, most of the info is in my siggy. Cheers!

Me (39) <3 DH (43)
PCOS 20+ years, TTC since 2001-Prenatal, Glumetza, Fragmin, CoQ10, calcium, vit. D, wellbutrin
MFI - Total count 2011 6-7 million - varicocele embolization April 2012. Started C0Q10, zinc, l-carnitine - May 2013 latest count 53 million!!!
2010-2011 Ten rounds of 50mg Clomid,1 chemical 9 - BFN
HSG, Laparoscopy & Hysteroscopy - very slight arcuate uterus, polycystic ovaries
April 2011 - IUI #1 1st consult with PCRM - puregon/clomid/trigger, one follie, DH's count 6million - lining 6mm - BFN
April 2012 - DH has varicocele embolism.
May 2012 - First consult with VFC
Sept 2012 - IUI #2 - puregon (210iu, reduced to 50iu then up to 100iu)clomid/trigger - 5 follies, - DH 10 million - lining 6mm - BFN
Oct 2012 - IUI #3 - puregon (150iu/letrozole/trigger - 6 fillies - DH 17 million - lining 8.5mm - BFN
Nov 2012 - TI - femara/trigger - BFN
Jan 2013 - TI - femara/trigger - BFN
April 2013 - SHG - looks perfect
April 2013 - IVF #1 - puregon (200iu)/fragmin/orgalutran/trigger - DH 53 million pre-wash!!!
E2 over 10,000 at trigger, delayed transfer due to high risk of OHSS and thin lining (6mm)
ER, 12 retrieved - 7 fertilised - 4 with ICSI and 3 IVF. 4 make it to 5 day - 18+, 18, 18, 17+
July 2013 - FET #1 Lining still too thin (6.2mm) even on 10mg estrace - transfer canceled.
Sept 2013 - FET #2 Natural cycle, still too thin at 6.4mm - canceled.
Oct 10 2013 - FET #3 10mg letrozole CD 3-7, 150iu puregon CD 7-14, lining 7.4mm! It's a go!
Oct 27 2013 - Largest follie 20mm, triggered Sunday, TI Monday, start prog/abx Tuesday
Nov 1 2013 - Transfered two high grade 5 day blasts. :)
Nov 6 2013 - 5dp5dt.. very faint line on HPT
Nov 7 2013 - no question about line.. BFP!


#339 K.N.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 12:55 AM

MissStress- looks like you have longer cycle.Hope it looks good on US on Tuesday! I'm testing beta that day.

Sandrattc-Good luck with your 1st IUI.Not sure why you doing it with meds since you ovulate as you said. Maybe there are other reasons? age, ovarian reserve, etc..Anyhow with injections the chances to make more then 1 egg are higher!

Devine-Thank you!!:)Let us know how early US goes

Me 33,DH 37
June 2011- ttc journey starts
Sept 2011- BFP:)
Nov 2011- SCH at 7 weeks +natural m/c at 13 weeks
Jan 2012-ttc again
May 2012-saw Gyne re: premenstrual 5 day spotting,Sono/US+ B/W all normal. Got referral to Hannam Clinic
July 9/12-consultation with RE
IUI #1 and #2 (unmedicated) July/Aug 2012- BFN
Oct 17 tubes clear, dna fragmentation 24% borderline?
IUI #3 (Puregon 50 IU) November 2012- beta 9..
iui#4 (Puregon ~66IU) Dec 10-11- Xmas day HPT-BFP!!! Beta on 17 dpiui- 878! Beta 19 dpiui -1948!
Jan 8- Beta 21000,TSH up 8.49 -Put on L-Thyroxin 50 mcg daily
Feb1- one healthy baby measuring on track
Feb 20- 1st OB appt
Feb 22- NT scan (normal),genetic screening done,all good
April 10- anatomy scan(normal) and we're having a GIRL!!!
 Aug 28/13- Emma Alexandra was born,we are in love!!smile.png

Aug5/2014- natural pregnancy, bfp on hpt..beta 325 then spotting..bleeding..beta 281. Another M/C:( Lilypie First Birthday tickers

#340 gracegirl

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 12:42 PM

Good morning ladies!

KN--I'm thinking of you and your beta tomorrow! Keep us posted.

Lali--how goes the wait?

Monique--I'll be thinking of you and your upcoming appt this week.

Welcome Sandra and MissStress and any others!!

Devine--so thrilled that your beta confirmed what we already knew! :) I know of other women who haven't had follow up blood work. Sometimes, docs assume all is well until given information otherwise. I'm thinking of you and Sarah and your upcoming ultrasounds. :)

As for me: DH and I hosted our first Thanksgiving dinner last night...whew! What busy evening. My heart was a bit heavy as we had hoped to be able to tell our family that we were expecting--however, we were still able to fill the room with love and laughter and joy...and lots of food!
I have my acupuncture appt. tomorrow to assist in my next cycle and hopefully my ultrasound on Friday brings good news of ovulation! I just want to move on with my next IUI.

:)

#341 lali111

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 12:53 PM

Sandrattc - Don't be scared of the meds. Usually our FS give us gradual doses to see how we respond. They are aiming to make us produce more than 1 mature follicle but no more than 4. Above 4, they would probably cancel your IUI and tell you to BD instead. In my case, I took many different combinations of meds and I have never produced more than 1 mature follicle. I wish you good luck with your first IUI!

MissStress - It looks like you have 3 leading follicles. That's great! I hope your appointment goes well on tuesday and that they can do your IUI soon.

KN - I hope you get great news on tuesday!!! I'll be praying for you!!!

AFM - I just got off the phone with Dr Vega, a Panamanian FS who will probably do my first IVF sometime in March-April 2013. I am really excited. He is such an amazing doctor. I lived in Panama 6 years from 2004 to 2010 and I remember him very well because a lot of my girlfriends had him as a doctor. Anyway, he explained the whole IVF abroad logistics. It's not as complicated as I would have thought. I will send him a copy of my medical file and he will be able to tell me when to start the Birth control pill to plan for the trip. Then, once I am there, they will start the meds and my husband will join me 10 days after. He will arrive on time for the egg retrieval and the sperm sample. After, that, it's very similar than what they do at my clinic in Toronto. They will monitor the embryos until day 3 or 5 and then transfer them. I have the choice to wait until my pregnancy test or come back a few days after the transfer. I think I will stay the whole time. I feel that the 2WW is soooo stressful sometimes that I prefer to relax at the beach. Also my MIL is really awesome and I know that she will take good care of me.

I feel so excited about this whole experience that I wish it would be earlier than march-april. But we need to plan very well so time will go by fast... I hope.

#342 lali111

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 12:58 PM

Gracegirl - I am so glad to see that you were able to have fun and spend good time with your family at Thanksgiving Dinner. It's so emotional sometimes.

My 2WW is not very good... except for my plans to go to Panama (above). I am at 8 DPO and I just know that my period will come. My doc said I had 8% probability to conceive on a natural cycle so I don't have any hope really... Sad but true.

#343 Dyny

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 02:56 PM

Hi everyone!
I think I'm out. Cd14 negative HPT and seems my period is about to start today or tomorrow.
About IVF abroad, my friend went to Hungary and paid $2500 for the IVF&ICSI plus around $1000 for meds at a very good clinic. She is due at end of the year. I will go there in May.

Until then I will come if I feel like that I'm not sure yet. I don't feel I can participate the way the rest of you do and it makes me feel even worse.

#344 K.N.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 03:18 PM

Thank you Lali and gracegirl for thinking about me! Every time I get a notification from this site I gotta stop doing what i'm doing and see whats happening.
Happy Thanksgiving to all!!! We had family dinner, my parent and sister came from out of town and his parents came. We had sooo much fun. We were drinking,telling stories and laughing lotssss. Almost forgot about our problem lol. I thought of maybe POAS today in am, but I thought what if its bfn...then I'll be feeling down all day untill tomorrow. My breasts are heavy (usually aren't) and no PMS signs..maybe coz my family came for a visit:)))

Dyny- HPT neg...:( Big hug!! are you having cramps? spotting?
You mentioned day 14...is it after iui? I thought your beta right after mine...?
Re: IVF..I'll keep in touch if its ok:) I'm thinking a lot about IVF abroad...our clinik charges 11k +meds.Crazy!! And not sure about FET..
But even the one your friend did 3.5k approx. plus flight for 2 and accomodation? how long you need to be there? 2 w?

Me 33,DH 37
June 2011- ttc journey starts
Sept 2011- BFP:)
Nov 2011- SCH at 7 weeks +natural m/c at 13 weeks
Jan 2012-ttc again
May 2012-saw Gyne re: premenstrual 5 day spotting,Sono/US+ B/W all normal. Got referral to Hannam Clinic
July 9/12-consultation with RE
IUI #1 and #2 (unmedicated) July/Aug 2012- BFN
Oct 17 tubes clear, dna fragmentation 24% borderline?
IUI #3 (Puregon 50 IU) November 2012- beta 9..
iui#4 (Puregon ~66IU) Dec 10-11- Xmas day HPT-BFP!!! Beta on 17 dpiui- 878! Beta 19 dpiui -1948!
Jan 8- Beta 21000,TSH up 8.49 -Put on L-Thyroxin 50 mcg daily
Feb1- one healthy baby measuring on track
Feb 20- 1st OB appt
Feb 22- NT scan (normal),genetic screening done,all good
April 10- anatomy scan(normal) and we're having a GIRL!!!
 Aug 28/13- Emma Alexandra was born,we are in love!!smile.png

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#345 Dyny

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 04:17 PM

Thank you K.N. Yes I have both spotting and cramps. I'm 14 dpiui. It was on Monday 2 weeks ago. I will get back to you if you write here or pm me:) and to anyone else of course.
My friend was lucky to stay with relatives there but I will probably find paid accommodation. Hopefully I can rent a condo for 1 month for $500. The air ticket is around $800 to $1200/ person depends on a lot of things of course. I wanna stay 1 months to be safe but my doc told me 16 to 18 days can be enough. I can help you if you are interested. But I'm sure you don't have any symptoms because you are pregnant. You have been once that prove you can get pregnant. I haven't been ever so I would give anything to be in your or any of your place who has been able to get pregnant even for 1 day. :((((

#346 ebonyglare

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 06:25 PM

Dyny - I'm sorry for your bfn. :( I think you have a good plan with going abroad. You get a trip to Hungary and a much less expensive chance at a baby. Whatever you decide, I hope you get to realise your dream as soon as possible.

KN - I'm glad you had a nice day with your family. For the injections can you put it with your lunch? If you have no fridge, could you leave it in your car since it's a bit cooler outside now?

Lali - I hope you don't get a BFN, but as I said to dyny, you have a plan just in case. You seem at ease with the doc in panama so that's already one hurdle that's been overcome!

MissStress - welcome!!!

Sandrattc - good luck with your first IUI and the subsequent 2WW. I figure they gave you meds so you have the best possible chance.

Monique - I'm glad you're feeling better. Now it's the home stretch. This wait is torturous and that's putting it nicely! Hope it flies by for you and you get good news!

Devine - YESSSSSS! Are you finally over the moon????

EOE - sorry if I missed someone. I'm trying do this on my iPhone. I hope everybody is doing well whatever stage they are in.

AFM - IUI went well. Triggering was interesting but I got it done. Now the wait. I watched a video on fertilisation on YouTube last night. Sheesh. Fertilising an egg is harder than climbing Mt Everest! Our bodies just do not make it easy for them at all! If my egg was fertilised, it would be done by now. Why is there no poas test to check for whatever hormone is released when the egg is fertilised? I feel like modern medicine needs to work on that! Wishful thinking :)

February 2014 - A pleasant surprise!

 

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#347 lali111

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 06:25 PM

Dyny - I am so sorry that you are feeling so bad. You are always welcome here! Doing IVF in Hungary seems like an exciting option for you. You are in my thoughts!

#348 sandrattc

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 06:44 PM

Hello everyone,

I am so touched reading your stories.

Congratulations Devine, that's amazing news.

Grace, you are so strong! I am glad about the way your are handling your pain, and I truly hope you'll have better luck next time.

Today, I had my 2nd iui scan and all is well, I should take a trigger shot tonight and have my first iui on Wednesday! Hoping for the best.
Me - 41, DH - 43 - TTC since 2009 - DH has a daughter from a previous relationship, I have never been pregnant I had a septum removal surgery on June 27, 2012, now everything is back to normal DH first SA showed low mobility, the second one though came normal Started Repronex injections 150iu on CD5 (Oct. 4, 2012) for 4 non consecutive days - Ultrasound on Oct. 8 showed 2 follies (12mm and 18mm)- Ovidrel on Oct. 8, 2012 at 10 pm - IUI on Oct. 10 at 10 am - Got my period on Oct. 20 (2 days earlier than what it was supposed to be) :( - Oct. 26: Beta test - negative - duhh! IVF information session on November 1, 2012 - Dr. Appointment on November 14 - IVF scheduled for March 22, 2013 hoping to have an earlier date if a cancellation happens! And it happened :) I got an appointment on November 20, 2012! I cannot believe it! And got my first U/S on November 21! First IVF U/S: November 21, OK to start with Repronex, 375 units per day from Nov. 21 --> 27 + Orgalutran on Nov. 26 & 27, 2012 - 2nd IVF U/S: November 28: 3 follicles found: 4, 16 and 22mm - HCG injection at 10.30pm - November 30, 2012: ER - December 03: ET - December 10 to December 17: Negative HPT - December 17: Beta - Negative :( Re-Trying in 2014 - DH and I did blood tests , he did a sperm test and I did a baseline test. Dr. appointment on April 9, 2014 revealed that the tests were no worst than what we did the first time, I will start a long protocol of IVF, started BCP on April 11, 2014, Ultrasound on May 6, 2014 revealed that everything is OK to start injections of Buserelin 5 units a day for two days, then adding Gonal F 300 units twice a day and Luveris 150 units twice a day. May 15, ultrasound showed only one follicle of 14mm, should continue injections until May 17th. Another ultrasound on May 17 showed the follicle at 17mm, should continue another day of injections and take HCG injection on Sunday 18th of May at 10pm. Egg retrieval on May 20, got only one egg. Egg fertilized and turned out to be a nice quality embryo :). Embryo of 6 cells Transferred: May 23 - Beta: June 6: negative :( another angel in heaven!

#349 quandry

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 07:08 PM

Dyny - You are in my prayers... If my IVF doesn't work out this time around, I may want to do IVF abroad next time... Any possiblity of pm'ing me the name of the clinic? Do they speak english there?

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#350 Moniquettc10yrs

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 08:28 PM

Hi Ladies,

ahhhh what a weekend! it was so nice out. Really enjoyed it, walked with the dogs. Had my step daughter (61/2) with me as Dh was working all weekend. it was really nice. Then got my big energy surge the one that makes me crave cleaning and organising and the only time that I crave a bowl of chips. yep. those are my crazy tells that AF is nearing. I still have 5 days before it's here and one week before beta. The wait tears me up.
Been thinking lots about you all. Nice ti read that some of you have plans to abroad for treatment. So great to hear about your thoughts and plans. :)
K.N sigh..... I am really hoping for you and will have you in my thoughts tonight and tomorrow. I am really excited to see your happy dance!!! when ever it comes.
Let us know when you get your phone call. Good luck with Beta!
Missstress- love your name. Good luck tomorrow. Hoping those follies behave!!! :) welcome and I'm glad your here.
Sandra- Hi I'm feel I may lots in common with you. I'll be thinking about you as you are nearing the 10th. Now it's time for you to relax and take care of you. :)
Grace- how are you both feeling?
Canyam- I think I understood you would have started meds in prep for your IVF. How is going so far? Always thinking of you too.

HAVE A GREAT DAY TOMORROW!!!!

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2nd husband TTC for 3 years
IUI # 1 August 30th 2012 (Puregon then Ovidrel) 2 follies, low count 1.8 million low motility.Endometrin twice a day= BFN
IUI #2 September 27th 2012 (Puregon, Ovidrel) 1 good follie 2nd never got another u.s so it's a secret. count was 9million Dh did Acupuncture x 4
fertile pro multi-vit. men multi-vit. Lots of dried fruits, pumkin seeds, no hot bath or shower. Icing the "boys" while in boxer every eve. day 9 to iui. now on endometrin tabs. woo hoo!
BFN on HPT done oct 11
Spotting 12 weird flow
Beta oct 15
Deceided to talk with fs about options and ivf before doing 3/3 iui
Fingers crossed for a good conversation and good $ plan