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5 Days Later

Posted by babatime , 07 April 2010 · 1143 views
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It's been five days since we carefully diagnosed the pee stick to have Two pink lines. We have tested hundreds of these sticks over the past six years with a hunch that it could be possible that some of these sticks would have this diagnosis. But until recently we never actually seen this diagnosis only heard about them from fellow pee sticks scientis...


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Beta Debate

Posted by babatime , 04 April 2010 · 1386 views
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First of all, I would like to thank each and everyone of you for the outpouring support you have given me through out this journey. I have never experienced such a support in my life until I find you all amazing Ladies here on IVF.ca" An Angel set by an empty tomb one day and told two women there was hope for new life. It's never too late to begin...


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A "Good Friday"

Posted by babatime , 02 April 2010 · 1736 views
FET
"No matter how many messages we receive, phone calls we get, e-mails we download, the best message of all is that we are loved by those who will never stop loving."A Good Friday indeed !! OMG!!! I am Shocked out of my socks!!Thank you everyone for all your support, I wish this kind of "Good friday" for every sin...


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2ww Doom and Gloom

Posted by babatime , 31 March 2010 · 1496 views
FET
One week down one more to go. The second part of the 2ww arrived with hope sneaking out and doom and gloom sneaking in through the window.I no longer have middle of night bathroom trips even though I stay up until midnight and make sure I have a glass of water before I go to bed just to keep the hope a life.How crazy is that? LOL I still wake up toss and...


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FET complete

Posted by babatime , 22 March 2010 · 957 views

With a long FET cycle we reached transfer on day 34. I was pleasantly surprised that the embryos thawed excellent three for three.It was magical to see the three little embryos enter my uterus. This time when the RE released them in the middle of the uterus they floated up to the top of my uterus.I never seen that before with the other 2 transfer. I hope...






IVF#1 Important dates

25th of May Cycle day#1 1 of June Offered treatment
14th of June Started Suprefact
24th June AF cycle day 1
30th of June U/S B/W Looks good, lift off
1 July start injections, Gonal-f 300iu Luveris 75iu + antibiotics
4th July B/W low estrogen only 143
4th of July U/S poor respond to meds, Talk of canceling or convert to IUI
7Th of July U/S five small follicles not looking good
10Th of July U/S two good size follicles proceed to IUI
14Th of July U/S five good size follicles back to IVF
16Th of July Egg retrieval, 9 eggs, 4 good ones, 4 hopefuls, 1 immature
17Th of July Three eggs fertilized, four hopefuls
18Th of July Two 4 cell, one 2 cell, Three more eggs fertilized with ICSI over night.
19Th of July transferred three perfect little embies at 2 pm

July 20th, poor DH I was so moody he could not even blink right. I'm hungry all the time.
July 21, I feel crampy and tired.
July 22, I found a book to help me feel grateful for the whole experience I am going through.
July 23 Life is beautiful,I am thankful for today.
July 24, taking the "kids" (little embies) camping, I feel so happy being PUPO making it this far.
July 25/26 camping was just amazing.
July 27, peed on a darn negative stick, I am going find a nice positive one for next time.lol
July 28 DH's 36th birthday, Must find a positive stick to pee on.

IVF #1 cost

Basic cost-IVF treatment $5,400.00Embryo cryopreservation $750.00Assisted Embryo Hatching $400.00Superfact $167.29Superfact $ 83.65Gonal-f $288.90Gonal-f $866.70Gonal-f $288.90Gonal-f $433.50Gonal-f $866.70Gonal-f $866.70Gonal-f ($288.90)DonatedGonal-f $866.70HCG $88.88Doxycycline $ 38.28Luveris ($775.00) free $00.00Medrol $16.94Estrace $33.78Prometrium $181.79Total $11'638.75

IVF#2

21Th of September
IVF+AH+EC $6500.00
Marvelon $ 15.90
Gonal-f ten days worth
3040.00$
1030.00$ for manopur
and superfact
manopur 168.78 (didn't use it)
HCG 88.88
Estrace 33.77
Pometrium 181.79
Medrol 16.93
ICSI 1500.00
Total so far 12'576.05
Donated 1000.$ worth of
drugs back to clinic

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3-DAY TRANSFER:1dpt ..embryo is growing and developing2dpt... Embryo is now a blastocyst3dpt....Blastocyst hatches out of shell on this day4dpt.. Blastocyst attaches to a site on the uterine lining5dpt.. Implantation begins,as the blastocyst begins to bury in the lining6dpt.. Implantation process continues and morula buries deeper in the lining7dpt.. Morula is completely inmplanted in the lining and has placenta cells &fetal cells8dpt...Placenta cells begin to secret HCG in the blood9dpt...More HCG is produced as fetus develops10dpt...More HCG is produced as fetus develops11dpt...HCG levels are now high enough to be immediately detected onHPT

Blastocyst development

1dpt - Blastocyst hatches out of shell on this day
2dpt - Blastocyst attaches to a site on the uterine lining
3dpt - Implantation begins,as the blastocyst begins to bury in the lining
4dpt - Implantation process continues and blast buries deeper in the lining
5dpt - Blast is completely implanted in the lining and has placenta cells & fetal cells
6dpt - Placenta cells begin to secret HCG in the blood
7dpt - More HCG is produced as fetus develops
8dpt - Even more HCG is produced as fetus develops
9dpt - HCG levels can be high enough to be immediately detected on HPT now