After trying for 2 years with 3 miscarriages (2 were chemicals, 1 loss at 11 weeks). I'm seeing an RE to explore my treatment options. Because I have a unicornuate uterus he doesn't want to let me do a trigger shot or IUI. He says IVF is my only option. I'm can't afford this option. I am aware of the risks and would like to try an IUI. What are your thoughts?
Posted 19 November 2017 - 03:52 AM
doctors can not perform magic!!! i dont know how severe your situation is but i would look at a second opinion and a third before deciding. i would research on doctors that have patients similar to your situation.
IVF has its own risks so please consider all the risks based on your predicament.
Posted 19 November 2017 - 09:33 AM
If you have been able to get pregnant without treatment then you shouldn't need IVF to get pregnant. The question is does your doctor feel the recurrent pregnancy loss play a role in the decision to do IVF? The risk of multiples is also a cause for concern with a unicornuate uterus, so you would definitely want to try to control for a singleton pregnancy to the best of your abilities. IVF with single embryo transfer can do that but so could natural cycles with IUI. Have you investigated a reason for the recurrent losses?
Posted 19 November 2017 - 11:45 AM
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Posted 29 November 2017 - 08:59 AM
It sounds as though you have had a thorough workup
Given the history IVF with single embryo transfer makes sense. I would not transfer more than 1 embryo to reduce risk of multiples given that you have a unicornuate uterus.
However if finances are an issue then IUI with perhaps more gentle stimulation is also an option to reduce chances of multiples.
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Posted 30 November 2017 - 10:16 AM
Praying we get pregnant on our own while we wait for IUI / IVF 🙏🏻💕
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