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#1 CMRivf

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Posted 30 January 2020 - 10:36 AM

Hello! Wondering if anybody will be doing an FET in March?

 

I'm set to start Suprefact February 12th and the transfer, if all goes good, will end up being around March 16-20.

 

This will be my second FET, our daughter was born November 2018 smile.png


IVF #1:

November 2017 - 23 Follicles, 18 Fertilized, 3 made it to Day 5, FREEZE ALL due to OHSS

FET #1:

January 31, 2018 - Begin Suprefact Nasal Spray(5x/day), baby Aspirin & Folic Acid

March 2, 2018 - Lining Check -> 8.6mm, transfer scheduled for March 8, 2018

March 8, 2018 - Transferred 1 embryo. Continue Prometrium, Estrace, baby Aspirin & Folic Acid

March 16-19, 2018 - HPTs th_abfp.gif 

March 20, 2018 - Beta Test - 115 (according to nurse, they like to see 250-500) Continue with Prometrium, Estrace & Folic Acid. Stop baby Aspirin.

​March 22, 2018 - Beta Test #2 - 332 th_abfp.gif Tentative due date of November 24, 2018. 7 week U/S booked for April 9. Continue Prometrium & Estrace until April 28.

November 27, 2018 - Healthy baby girl born at 10:32am, weighing in at 8lbs 4oz and 22.5" tall.

FET #2:

February 12, 2020 - Set to begin Suprefact(injections this time) and baby aspirin. Already taking prenatal vitamin and vitamin D.

Feb. 28, 2020 - Begin 1mg of Estriodal 2x/day, increase to 2mg 2x/day March 3 and 3mg 2x/day March 8.

March 7, 2020 - Break through bleeding. Estriodal increased to 4mg 2x/day.

March 12, 2020 - Ultrasound to check lining thickness--->9mm. Transfer scheduled for March 18. Last Suprefact injection today.

March 13, 2020 - Continue Estriodal, baby aspirin and prenatal. Add in Prometrium(2 pills 3xday) and Doxycycline. 

 


#2 Nicky123

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Posted 30 January 2020 - 11:27 AM

Hopefully doing a fresh transfer end of feb/beginning of March after our first ever ivf, I have a small polyp that is only 6mm so the dr doesn’t want to remove it but if it grows we will forgo the fresh transfer and do a Fet very end of March beginning of April after it’s removed 



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Posted 30 January 2020 - 11:27 AM

We have a 13 month old dd



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Posted 30 January 2020 - 03:20 PM

Nicky - Our daughters would be very close in age then :). When do you start injections for your IVF?


IVF #1:

November 2017 - 23 Follicles, 18 Fertilized, 3 made it to Day 5, FREEZE ALL due to OHSS

FET #1:

January 31, 2018 - Begin Suprefact Nasal Spray(5x/day), baby Aspirin & Folic Acid

March 2, 2018 - Lining Check -> 8.6mm, transfer scheduled for March 8, 2018

March 8, 2018 - Transferred 1 embryo. Continue Prometrium, Estrace, baby Aspirin & Folic Acid

March 16-19, 2018 - HPTs th_abfp.gif 

March 20, 2018 - Beta Test - 115 (according to nurse, they like to see 250-500) Continue with Prometrium, Estrace & Folic Acid. Stop baby Aspirin.

​March 22, 2018 - Beta Test #2 - 332 th_abfp.gif Tentative due date of November 24, 2018. 7 week U/S booked for April 9. Continue Prometrium & Estrace until April 28.

November 27, 2018 - Healthy baby girl born at 10:32am, weighing in at 8lbs 4oz and 22.5" tall.

FET #2:

February 12, 2020 - Set to begin Suprefact(injections this time) and baby aspirin. Already taking prenatal vitamin and vitamin D.

Feb. 28, 2020 - Begin 1mg of Estriodal 2x/day, increase to 2mg 2x/day March 3 and 3mg 2x/day March 8.

March 7, 2020 - Break through bleeding. Estriodal increased to 4mg 2x/day.

March 12, 2020 - Ultrasound to check lining thickness--->9mm. Transfer scheduled for March 18. Last Suprefact injection today.

March 13, 2020 - Continue Estriodal, baby aspirin and prenatal. Add in Prometrium(2 pills 3xday) and Doxycycline. 

 


#5 Nicky123

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Posted 30 January 2020 - 04:50 PM

I start injections on feb 13. Our dd was conceived with 2 cycles of natural iui (we needed to use donor sperm). We were going to just do iui again because I got pregnant so easily but we found out our donor is no longer available so we only have the few vials left over from dds iuis and I don’t want to chance iui not working again so we are going straight to ivf to increase our odds. I’m hoping it goes smoothly as my Amh etc are all great but if I’ve learned anything from this journey it’s that nothing goes as you plan lol. I’m a little bummed about the prospect of ivf as the iuis were so simple and cheap and didn’t require any meds but I’m going in with a positive attitude and hoping we can get a good number of embryos to possibly have the option to try for baby 3 in the future. Kind of scared about the process with a super clingy toddler.... I’ve heard there are lifting restrictions etc after transfer so I’m not sure how that will go since I’m a SAHM.



#6 Nicky123

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Posted 30 January 2020 - 04:51 PM

Just looked at your sig and dd is the 3rd of dec so they are super close in age



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Posted 30 January 2020 - 09:26 PM

Ladies,

 

Our doctor never advised my wife to take baby aspirin, and I know many of you on this forum and people in my personal network do take it. 

 

I always ask myself what if the doctor had advised my wife to take it in our previous FET attempt in late November 2019, things probably would have turned out to be positive.  Anyway, my wife is planning to do another FET in March (depending on when her period will come back) and she will for sure take baby aspirin. 

 

Also, how often do you take baby aspirin and vitamins? If her FET is scheduled in March, should she start taking them now (today is January 30, 2020)? 



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Posted 03 February 2020 - 03:12 PM

Nicky - I would also go your route and want to have the best possible chance! I hope everything goes smoothly for you! I've been thinking about the lifting restrictions as well. A lot of the people in my previous FET forum were second time Mom's and they said they did what they had to do. My daughter can be very clingy as well! We have 2 frozem embryos left so we are hoping for the best.

 

tsm - I hope this round is successful! There are always so many what ifs. As per my protocol, I'm taking a prenatal now(I could also just do 1mg of folic acid if I wanted). I'm also taking a vitamin D. I start baby aspirin the same day I start Suprefact(Feb. 12). 


IVF #1:

November 2017 - 23 Follicles, 18 Fertilized, 3 made it to Day 5, FREEZE ALL due to OHSS

FET #1:

January 31, 2018 - Begin Suprefact Nasal Spray(5x/day), baby Aspirin & Folic Acid

March 2, 2018 - Lining Check -> 8.6mm, transfer scheduled for March 8, 2018

March 8, 2018 - Transferred 1 embryo. Continue Prometrium, Estrace, baby Aspirin & Folic Acid

March 16-19, 2018 - HPTs th_abfp.gif 

March 20, 2018 - Beta Test - 115 (according to nurse, they like to see 250-500) Continue with Prometrium, Estrace & Folic Acid. Stop baby Aspirin.

​March 22, 2018 - Beta Test #2 - 332 th_abfp.gif Tentative due date of November 24, 2018. 7 week U/S booked for April 9. Continue Prometrium & Estrace until April 28.

November 27, 2018 - Healthy baby girl born at 10:32am, weighing in at 8lbs 4oz and 22.5" tall.

FET #2:

February 12, 2020 - Set to begin Suprefact(injections this time) and baby aspirin. Already taking prenatal vitamin and vitamin D.

Feb. 28, 2020 - Begin 1mg of Estriodal 2x/day, increase to 2mg 2x/day March 3 and 3mg 2x/day March 8.

March 7, 2020 - Break through bleeding. Estriodal increased to 4mg 2x/day.

March 12, 2020 - Ultrasound to check lining thickness--->9mm. Transfer scheduled for March 18. Last Suprefact injection today.

March 13, 2020 - Continue Estriodal, baby aspirin and prenatal. Add in Prometrium(2 pills 3xday) and Doxycycline. 

 


#9 Nicky123

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Posted 03 February 2020 - 04:34 PM

Thanks. Yeah the lifting restrictions worry me as well. The grandparents have offered to take dd for a couple days so I may take them up on that. She has stayed there twice before and they only live a few mins away so I’m thinking I might let them to give myself the best chance.



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Posted 04 February 2020 - 12:44 PM

Hi! I'm hoping to have a March transfer too. I've done a fresh transfer and an FET in the past, the FET was successful and we have an 18-month-old son :) We're fortunate to still have 8 embryos from our IVF cycle.

 

Right now I'm just waiting for my period to start. I'm guessing the transfer will be in early March. My clinic told me they've changed their recommended protocol. Now instead of just oral estrace and vaginal prometrium, they also want me to do PIO shots twice a week once I start the prometrium. So that'll be fun...

 

My goal for the upcoming transfer(s) is to worry less this time around. Praying for BFPs for us all!


Me - 32   DH - 35

Started TTC Jun 2013

Diagnosis: Low sperm count & motility

 

IVF #1 - Aug 2017 - Antagonist Protocol

    18 eggs retrieved all mature  ICSI'd 16 eggs → 12 fertilized  10 blastocysts

     froze 9, transferred 1 - BFN

 

FET #1 - Oct 2017 - transferred 1 embryo - BFP!! 

    our son was born July 2018 babyboy.gif

 

FET #2 - hopefully Mar 2020!


#11 CMRivf

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Posted 05 February 2020 - 11:16 AM

Welcome RosySkies! 8 embryos is an amazing number!! Are you doing a natural cycle or medicated? PIO shots do not sound fun to me, very grateful to only have to do the suppositories..

 

YES! I would also like to worry less :)


IVF #1:

November 2017 - 23 Follicles, 18 Fertilized, 3 made it to Day 5, FREEZE ALL due to OHSS

FET #1:

January 31, 2018 - Begin Suprefact Nasal Spray(5x/day), baby Aspirin & Folic Acid

March 2, 2018 - Lining Check -> 8.6mm, transfer scheduled for March 8, 2018

March 8, 2018 - Transferred 1 embryo. Continue Prometrium, Estrace, baby Aspirin & Folic Acid

March 16-19, 2018 - HPTs th_abfp.gif 

March 20, 2018 - Beta Test - 115 (according to nurse, they like to see 250-500) Continue with Prometrium, Estrace & Folic Acid. Stop baby Aspirin.

​March 22, 2018 - Beta Test #2 - 332 th_abfp.gif Tentative due date of November 24, 2018. 7 week U/S booked for April 9. Continue Prometrium & Estrace until April 28.

November 27, 2018 - Healthy baby girl born at 10:32am, weighing in at 8lbs 4oz and 22.5" tall.

FET #2:

February 12, 2020 - Set to begin Suprefact(injections this time) and baby aspirin. Already taking prenatal vitamin and vitamin D.

Feb. 28, 2020 - Begin 1mg of Estriodal 2x/day, increase to 2mg 2x/day March 3 and 3mg 2x/day March 8.

March 7, 2020 - Break through bleeding. Estriodal increased to 4mg 2x/day.

March 12, 2020 - Ultrasound to check lining thickness--->9mm. Transfer scheduled for March 18. Last Suprefact injection today.

March 13, 2020 - Continue Estriodal, baby aspirin and prenatal. Add in Prometrium(2 pills 3xday) and Doxycycline. 

 


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Posted 06 February 2020 - 08:30 AM

Hi Rosy, did your clinic ask you to put on patches for your next FET?

My wifes period just came (early Feb) after a miscarriage in Dec. We will likely start the next FET in April.

#13 RosySkies

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Posted 09 February 2020 - 03:26 PM

CMRivf - I'm doing a medicated cycle. I think this is the standard practice at my clinic, since they didn't bring up the option of doing a natural cycle. 

 

tsm37 - I'm just doing oral estrogen pills, no patch. Sorry to hear about the miscarriage

 

Got my period today so it's cycle day 1. My clinic sent me a timetable but I'm confused because they said to only take one 2 mg estrace pill per day until my lining check on Feb 25. My prescription is for 3 (2 mg) tabs per day, and my last FET I had taken 3 per day too. On the phone nursing had said taking just one today is fine. I believe they're closed now since it's a Sunday, so hopefully I'll find out for sure tomorrow morning.


Me - 32   DH - 35

Started TTC Jun 2013

Diagnosis: Low sperm count & motility

 

IVF #1 - Aug 2017 - Antagonist Protocol

    18 eggs retrieved all mature  ICSI'd 16 eggs → 12 fertilized  10 blastocysts

     froze 9, transferred 1 - BFN

 

FET #1 - Oct 2017 - transferred 1 embryo - BFP!! 

    our son was born July 2018 babyboy.gif

 

FET #2 - hopefully Mar 2020!


#14 tsm37

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Posted 09 February 2020 - 10:25 PM

RosySkies: thanks for the info. It certainly helps because when my wife begins her next FET (she got her period a couple days ago), I can draw a comparison on what you ladies have been advised versus our clinic. My wife and I are trying to figure out what else we can do to boost our success rate next time. 



#15 CMRivf

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Posted 10 February 2020 - 12:33 PM

Rosy - Gotcha! My clinic does offer natural cycles but I'm 2.5 hours away so it doesn't make sense for me to go that route. Does your estrace increase in a few days? If I remember correctly, I started at a lower does for a few days and then it eventually increased as time wen on.

 

tsm - so sorry to read about your wife's miscarriage. 


IVF #1:

November 2017 - 23 Follicles, 18 Fertilized, 3 made it to Day 5, FREEZE ALL due to OHSS

FET #1:

January 31, 2018 - Begin Suprefact Nasal Spray(5x/day), baby Aspirin & Folic Acid

March 2, 2018 - Lining Check -> 8.6mm, transfer scheduled for March 8, 2018

March 8, 2018 - Transferred 1 embryo. Continue Prometrium, Estrace, baby Aspirin & Folic Acid

March 16-19, 2018 - HPTs th_abfp.gif 

March 20, 2018 - Beta Test - 115 (according to nurse, they like to see 250-500) Continue with Prometrium, Estrace & Folic Acid. Stop baby Aspirin.

​March 22, 2018 - Beta Test #2 - 332 th_abfp.gif Tentative due date of November 24, 2018. 7 week U/S booked for April 9. Continue Prometrium & Estrace until April 28.

November 27, 2018 - Healthy baby girl born at 10:32am, weighing in at 8lbs 4oz and 22.5" tall.

FET #2:

February 12, 2020 - Set to begin Suprefact(injections this time) and baby aspirin. Already taking prenatal vitamin and vitamin D.

Feb. 28, 2020 - Begin 1mg of Estriodal 2x/day, increase to 2mg 2x/day March 3 and 3mg 2x/day March 8.

March 7, 2020 - Break through bleeding. Estriodal increased to 4mg 2x/day.

March 12, 2020 - Ultrasound to check lining thickness--->9mm. Transfer scheduled for March 18. Last Suprefact injection today.

March 13, 2020 - Continue Estriodal, baby aspirin and prenatal. Add in Prometrium(2 pills 3xday) and Doxycycline. 

 


#16 RosySkies

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Posted 10 February 2020 - 03:34 PM

CMRivf - I called my clinic today and I am indeed supposed to take 3 tabs per day. They said it was a computer error or something. It was ok that I just took one yesterday though. I checked my notes and for my last FET, I took 3 tabs per day until a few days after my lining check. Then they asked my to start the progesterone (prometrium) and decreased the estrogen to 2 2mg tabs per day. Then I stayed on those same doses until I was 10 weeks pregnant.

 

tsm37 - As long as your wife is able to get a good lining (>7 mm), I don't think the method of getting the estrogen should make too much of a difference. An interesting thing my doctor told me, he has seen recent studies that show using both vaginal progesterone and the progesterone shots (PIO) can somewhat increase pregnancy rates for FETs. For quite a while now, in Canada and Europe most clinics would use only vaginal progesterone and US clinics only used the PIO shots. So his recommendation to us was to try both even though I had success with only the vaginal progesterone before, I'd have to do the shots about twice a week. I said ok, if it helps our chances a little I'll do it!


Me - 32   DH - 35

Started TTC Jun 2013

Diagnosis: Low sperm count & motility

 

IVF #1 - Aug 2017 - Antagonist Protocol

    18 eggs retrieved all mature  ICSI'd 16 eggs → 12 fertilized  10 blastocysts

     froze 9, transferred 1 - BFN

 

FET #1 - Oct 2017 - transferred 1 embryo - BFP!! 

    our son was born July 2018 babyboy.gif

 

FET #2 - hopefully Mar 2020!


#17 tsm37

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Posted 10 February 2020 - 10:56 PM

RosySkies: vaginal progesterone + PIO, interesting. My wife told me there is a chance that vaginal progesterone could fall off from the vagina. I will speak with my wife and our doctor to explore that + PIO. It's worth to explore if it helps our chances a little!

 

CRMivf: thank you sad.png My wife is targeting an April fresh FET transfer. The doctor said they want to do a FET transfer as if it were a fresh. 

 

Ladies, did you ever do lipoprotein during our IVF? I spoke with a female friend of mine who had a successful IVF on her first try. She said a few of her friends did lipoprotein in their successful FET. I'm not saying lipoprotein is the success factor because there are a lot of things involved, including luck, embryo quality, etc. but I'm just wondering whether you considered lipoprotein or your doctor suggested you to do it.



#18 CMRivf

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Posted 11 February 2020 - 03:36 PM

Rosy - do you have an estimated transfer date?

 

tsm: My doctors have never mention lipoprotein to me and I had never heard of it before looking it up today. Everybody's clinics are always so different with protocols though. Have you and your wife talked to your doctor about it? 


IVF #1:

November 2017 - 23 Follicles, 18 Fertilized, 3 made it to Day 5, FREEZE ALL due to OHSS

FET #1:

January 31, 2018 - Begin Suprefact Nasal Spray(5x/day), baby Aspirin & Folic Acid

March 2, 2018 - Lining Check -> 8.6mm, transfer scheduled for March 8, 2018

March 8, 2018 - Transferred 1 embryo. Continue Prometrium, Estrace, baby Aspirin & Folic Acid

March 16-19, 2018 - HPTs th_abfp.gif 

March 20, 2018 - Beta Test - 115 (according to nurse, they like to see 250-500) Continue with Prometrium, Estrace & Folic Acid. Stop baby Aspirin.

​March 22, 2018 - Beta Test #2 - 332 th_abfp.gif Tentative due date of November 24, 2018. 7 week U/S booked for April 9. Continue Prometrium & Estrace until April 28.

November 27, 2018 - Healthy baby girl born at 10:32am, weighing in at 8lbs 4oz and 22.5" tall.

FET #2:

February 12, 2020 - Set to begin Suprefact(injections this time) and baby aspirin. Already taking prenatal vitamin and vitamin D.

Feb. 28, 2020 - Begin 1mg of Estriodal 2x/day, increase to 2mg 2x/day March 3 and 3mg 2x/day March 8.

March 7, 2020 - Break through bleeding. Estriodal increased to 4mg 2x/day.

March 12, 2020 - Ultrasound to check lining thickness--->9mm. Transfer scheduled for March 18. Last Suprefact injection today.

March 13, 2020 - Continue Estriodal, baby aspirin and prenatal. Add in Prometrium(2 pills 3xday) and Doxycycline. 

 


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Posted 12 February 2020 - 11:16 PM

CRMivf - no I don't have a transfer date yet, just a date for my lining check (Feb 25). I think last time my transfer was a little over a week after my lining check, so I'm thinking it'll be March 5 ish


Me - 32   DH - 35

Started TTC Jun 2013

Diagnosis: Low sperm count & motility

 

IVF #1 - Aug 2017 - Antagonist Protocol

    18 eggs retrieved all mature  ICSI'd 16 eggs → 12 fertilized  10 blastocysts

     froze 9, transferred 1 - BFN

 

FET #1 - Oct 2017 - transferred 1 embryo - BFP!! 

    our son was born July 2018 babyboy.gif

 

FET #2 - hopefully Mar 2020!


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Posted 13 February 2020 - 03:13 PM

Rosy - so exciting how close it's getting though! 

 

AFM: started Suprefact injections last night. Surprisingly, I got a bit emotional. Guess it brought back a lot of memories(and I'm way more emotional after having my daughter than I have been in the past). Had injection site irritation..itchy and hives but they were gone this morning!
 


IVF #1:

November 2017 - 23 Follicles, 18 Fertilized, 3 made it to Day 5, FREEZE ALL due to OHSS

FET #1:

January 31, 2018 - Begin Suprefact Nasal Spray(5x/day), baby Aspirin & Folic Acid

March 2, 2018 - Lining Check -> 8.6mm, transfer scheduled for March 8, 2018

March 8, 2018 - Transferred 1 embryo. Continue Prometrium, Estrace, baby Aspirin & Folic Acid

March 16-19, 2018 - HPTs th_abfp.gif 

March 20, 2018 - Beta Test - 115 (according to nurse, they like to see 250-500) Continue with Prometrium, Estrace & Folic Acid. Stop baby Aspirin.

​March 22, 2018 - Beta Test #2 - 332 th_abfp.gif Tentative due date of November 24, 2018. 7 week U/S booked for April 9. Continue Prometrium & Estrace until April 28.

November 27, 2018 - Healthy baby girl born at 10:32am, weighing in at 8lbs 4oz and 22.5" tall.

FET #2:

February 12, 2020 - Set to begin Suprefact(injections this time) and baby aspirin. Already taking prenatal vitamin and vitamin D.

Feb. 28, 2020 - Begin 1mg of Estriodal 2x/day, increase to 2mg 2x/day March 3 and 3mg 2x/day March 8.

March 7, 2020 - Break through bleeding. Estriodal increased to 4mg 2x/day.

March 12, 2020 - Ultrasound to check lining thickness--->9mm. Transfer scheduled for March 18. Last Suprefact injection today.

March 13, 2020 - Continue Estriodal, baby aspirin and prenatal. Add in Prometrium(2 pills 3xday) and Doxycycline. 

 


#21 IreneT

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Posted 23 February 2020 - 05:52 PM

Hi everyone,

 

My transfer date is Feb 27, but can I sneak into this discussion anyway? I'm a patient at Victoria, but I've been dealing with PCRM somewhat this time too, since they're under the same ownership now.

 

We did one round of IVF in Winnipeg that went badly. They retrieved one egg, and I got pregnant and lost it at 7 weeks. My second round was in Victoria. It was a freeze-all cycle. My first FET there was a success. I have an 18-month old son born in August 2018 and two frozen embryos. We're transferring one of those this time (a grade 2 early bast).

 

Starting this process again has been hard, but also exciting. I'm trying so hard not to get too hopeful because we already have one child now. We'd love so much for him to have a little brother or sister.

 

I'm also doing PIO this time for the first time. Last time I did endometrium vaginally (3x/day) and prometrium (1x/day) orally. This time I'm still doing the endometrium but also doing PIO every third day. They sent me a recent study showing that the rates of miscarriage are much lower with some PIO, whether it's every day by itself or just every third day along with endometrium. At first I asked if I could skip it and they agreed, but then I changed my mind when I saw the study. My first shot was yesterday. I was pretty nervous about it but it didn't hurt at all going in! The muscle definitely feels sore now, but it's not at all as scary as I was anticipating.

 

Another change was that this time they didn't add aspirin to my protocol. I said I'd had it last time and I wanted it again, so they added it in. I haven't taken it quite every day though because I started getting nose bleeds. They also didn't plan to do assisted hatching this time, but I asked for that as well, since we had it with out son.

 

I had a bit of a worry that my cycle would get cancelled because at my lining check, my lining was 8mm, but they couldn't see if it was trilaminar. The clinic wanted to go ahead anyway because they said non-specialists sometimes have a hard time seeing if it's trilaminar. I did an extra scan at the clinic in Winnipeg to make sure, and it all looked good, and was 9.1mm by that time, so we're going ahead.


IVF#1 (April 2017): retrieved one egg, fresh 3-day transfer, missed miscarriage around 7 weeks, D&C

 

IVF#2 (Sept 2017): retrieved 23 eggs, 22 mature, 18 fertilized, 3 frozen on day 5, no transfer

 

FET#1 (Nov 2017): one grade 3 blast (upgraded to grade 2 at transfer), first β-HCG of 751 at 12dp5dt, delivered my son at 39w6d by unplanned c-section

 

FET#2 (Feb 2020): one grade 2 early blast, first β-HCG of 480 at 11dp5dt. 7w3d ultrasound showed embryo measuring 7w2d with a heart rate of 153. Heart rate at 12w5d: 148


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Posted 23 February 2020 - 06:34 PM

I just realized I was talking about "endometrium" the whole time when I ment "endometrin." I always do that!


IVF#1 (April 2017): retrieved one egg, fresh 3-day transfer, missed miscarriage around 7 weeks, D&C

 

IVF#2 (Sept 2017): retrieved 23 eggs, 22 mature, 18 fertilized, 3 frozen on day 5, no transfer

 

FET#1 (Nov 2017): one grade 3 blast (upgraded to grade 2 at transfer), first β-HCG of 751 at 12dp5dt, delivered my son at 39w6d by unplanned c-section

 

FET#2 (Feb 2020): one grade 2 early blast, first β-HCG of 480 at 11dp5dt. 7w3d ultrasound showed embryo measuring 7w2d with a heart rate of 153. Heart rate at 12w5d: 148


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Posted 24 February 2020 - 10:40 AM

Has anyone had a scratch before a transfer? From everything Ive read its supposed to be done post ovulation of the cycle prior to the transfer, but my clinic just scheduled me for day 5 of my cycle (so clearly before ovulation) the month prior. Im concerned that this is not right! Does anyone have any insight on this?

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Scarlett Rae
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  • 18 posts
  • Dx:Male Factor

Posted 24 February 2020 - 09:54 PM

Hey everyone! We are hoping to do our 3rd FET in March. A little back story...we did IVF in 2017 and We have our daughter from our first fresh transfer. We had four embryos to freeze. In Sept I did a medicated FET, it failed. Then in OCT I did a natural FET and I had a chemical. Now I am planning for another natural FET however this is now something our clinic does not offer unless approved (I'm at VFC which has been taken over by PCRM 👎).
They also don't believe in Assisted hatching for FETs (which VFC did) so I'm really struggling on what to do. I really want to push a natural cycle and AH to go along with it!

#25 IreneT

IreneT
  • Member
  • 50 posts
  • Gender:Female
  • Location:Manitoba
  • Dx:Male Factor
  • My Clinic:former: Heartland, current: Victoria

Posted 24 February 2020 - 11:13 PM

Hi Scarlett Rae,

Im also at Victoria and just asked for assisted hatching. Thats what we did with my son so I wanted to do it again. They said it wasnt standard to do it anymore but I didnt have to push. Its $400 though.

IVF#1 (April 2017): retrieved one egg, fresh 3-day transfer, missed miscarriage around 7 weeks, D&C

 

IVF#2 (Sept 2017): retrieved 23 eggs, 22 mature, 18 fertilized, 3 frozen on day 5, no transfer

 

FET#1 (Nov 2017): one grade 3 blast (upgraded to grade 2 at transfer), first β-HCG of 751 at 12dp5dt, delivered my son at 39w6d by unplanned c-section

 

FET#2 (Feb 2020): one grade 2 early blast, first β-HCG of 480 at 11dp5dt. 7w3d ultrasound showed embryo measuring 7w2d with a heart rate of 153. Heart rate at 12w5d: 148