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#1 Savvy

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Posted 18 February 2011 - 11:37 AM

Hi Genesis gals,

I thought I would start a thread for anyone that goes to Genesis that are just starting their journey, in the middle, done (hopefully with BFP and babies). I thought it might be nice to chat, keep in touch, share stuff, ect. A place to drop in when you have time and feel like it. :)

Started TTC in October 2007
IVF #1 May/June 2010 - 12 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 3 transferred, BFN & no frosties
IVF #2 Oct/Nov 2010 - 6 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 2 transferred, BFN & 1 frozen embryo
FET #1 March 2011 - BFN
IVF #3 Aug/Sept 2011 - 8 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 2 transferred, 1 frozen embryo, BFP - It's a boy!

FET #2 March 2014 - BFN

IVF #4 Aug/Sept 2014 - 2 follicles - Cancelled due to poor response

IVF #5 April 2015 -  9 follicles, 6 eggs, 3 fertilized, 2 transferred, no frosties, Beta#1 12dp3dt - 110 / Beta#2 18dp3dt- 491 / Beta#3 22dp3dt - 3032 / Beta#4 @8wks - 55,525 + u/s @8wks revealed baby 3 weeks behind + u/s @10wks no heartbeat / Misscarriage


#2 Erin Elizabeth

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Posted 18 February 2011 - 02:35 PM

Great idea Lisa!!

I am now 6dp5dt and I am soooo bloated and am having alot of lower abdomin cramping and pain, I have contemplated a HPT but I am too chicken!

Good luck with your FET, keep us posted!:Emoticons01015:
Me - 28 DH - 34
Me - PCOS
DH - CBAVD
We have an adorbale Golden Doodle named Cooper that we love more than anything!
IVF/ICSI#1 - ER - February 7/11
ET - February 12/11
8 wk U/S - 2 perfect Heartbeats! 176 bpm and 167 bpm

Delivered on August 25, 2011 at 30 weeks, after 11 weeks in the hospital on bedrest.
We now have a beautiful DD and a precious angel DS who left us shortly after he was born...

#3 karenbabyready

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Posted 18 February 2011 - 04:19 PM

i've moved on from genesis, as the travel was too much and there's a good clinic that's closer, but i wanted to say that genesis (and god) gave me a son. i was given a poor prognosis for using my own eggs, but proved them wrong. so i just wanted to say that miracles are out there..and i really hope you both have one coming your way
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38.5 years old, TTC since 2004..started as 'unexplained IF', now we know it's DOR & endo,DH 37 yrs. poor morph
2005/06 - clomid x10 months = nada ...charting/ timing/ BBT's = nada.

1st IVF/ICSI, 2007, cancelled poor response (bravelle/repronex)..RE says "it's like you haven't taken any meds at all"

CCT Jan '08 : high FSH day10=11.2, day 3= 6.6 DOR

2nd IVF/ICSI, 2008, 450 ui gonal F= only 2 follies- clinic recommended cancelling & go donor eggs, I'm stubborn- went to ER = BFP!
(beta at 16DPO= 430, 6wk u/s h/b detected) m/c @ 12wks

3rd IVF/ICSI, 2008, my eggs & DHEA (7wks prior). 450 ui gonal F =10 follies, 9eggs, 5 fert. 4 embies.. = BFP !
THANK YOU GOD! boy born June 2009

Oct 2010, FET, 2ET, chemical (beta at 14DPO= 65, 16DPO=38)

desperate for baby #2 and will start fresh cycle in 2011 switching from Genesis to VFC
HOLY CRAP- I JUST GOT PG THE 'NATURAL' WAY ?! WTF... can i celebrate yet??
bleeding off and on, but so far h/b is still there!
u/s Feb 21, hb 154

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#4 Savvy

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Posted 19 February 2011 - 11:23 AM

Erin - That's so great you are half way through the 2ww! For me, the 2ww is the most stressful. Keep us posted if you do decided to do a HPT!

Karen - I really enjoying hearing success stories. It keeps my spirits up. From you signature I see you got a natural BFP! That's fantastic! All the best with you u/s on Monday.

AFM - I'm about a week away from AF and calling in cycle day 1. I went and bought my estrace pills yesterday. I was reading the info sheet and it says that dizziness can be a side effect and I should be very conscious of how I feel when I drive. Anyone experience dizziness or other side effects from estrace?

Started TTC in October 2007
IVF #1 May/June 2010 - 12 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 3 transferred, BFN & no frosties
IVF #2 Oct/Nov 2010 - 6 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 2 transferred, BFN & 1 frozen embryo
FET #1 March 2011 - BFN
IVF #3 Aug/Sept 2011 - 8 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 2 transferred, 1 frozen embryo, BFP - It's a boy!

FET #2 March 2014 - BFN

IVF #4 Aug/Sept 2014 - 2 follicles - Cancelled due to poor response

IVF #5 April 2015 -  9 follicles, 6 eggs, 3 fertilized, 2 transferred, no frosties, Beta#1 12dp3dt - 110 / Beta#2 18dp3dt- 491 / Beta#3 22dp3dt - 3032 / Beta#4 @8wks - 55,525 + u/s @8wks revealed baby 3 weeks behind + u/s @10wks no heartbeat / Misscarriage


#5 lyn_dub

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Posted 23 February 2011 - 05:05 PM

Great idea to have this!

We just got the green light to go ahead with IVF. We've very excited and hopeful. For the first time in a long time :)

Go next month for our orientation and ultrasound.

We have had two super ovulation w/IUI cycles (negative results) with Genesis.

Love the staff there. Super compassionate. :)

good luck everyone!!

Me: 40 DH: 40
my blog - http://bereavedparen....wordpress.com/
TTC since December 2004
Started going to PCRM in 2006
October 2007: Super ovulation w/IUI
BFP!
our amazing son was born premature he blessed us with 25 days of life and went to Heaven after getting a lung infection (devastated)

Did 6 clomid cycles w/IUI at PCRM from Sept. 2008 - June 2010
Made the switch to Genesis in October of 2010
2 super ovulation w/IUI cycles
both BFN
March 2011
waiting for AF for ultrasound and orientation for IVF!
ultrasound showed lining very thick so have to have a hysteroscopy before starting IVF ...
April 2011
waiting for AF so I can book hysteroscopy. Hysteroscopy done. All looked to be fine.
May 2011
AF arrived. Started nasal spray. Yuck! Waiting again for AF to start injections. Should be the beginning of June!
June 2011
cycle cancelled due to poor response and thick uterine lining. d&c to happen before next cycle can be done.
November 2011
d&c done but lining went back to being thick. Put on Marvelon bcp for 2 months.
January 2012
IVF/ICSI #1
start with 75 Menopur 225 Gonal F, day 6 225 Menopur 225 Gonal F
ER - 11 eggs retrieved, 7 fertilized
ET - 3 embryos transferred (other 4 didn't make it to the frozen stage )
BFN

Follow up appt. in March
have to do 3 months of COQ10 and DHEA before proceeding.
Not sure if the CoQ10 worked but am quite sure the DHEA made things worse. Went off both vitamins after cycle was cancelled in May 2012.

May 2012
cycle cancelled due to poor response. advised to use donor eggs we're gutted. follow-up appt in June

June 2012
Dr. Yuzpe said my ovaries are NOT done! No donor eggs necessary! Cautiously optimistic. Have to lose 25 lbs and then can try another cycle.

 

January 2013

IVF/ICSI #2

Started with 150 Menopur/225 Bravelle. Menopur bumped to 225.

ER - 5 eggs, 4 fertilized

ET - transferred 4 day 2 embryos. Fingers crossed!

BFP! - beta 441 14dpt

Beta #2 - 6752   21dpt

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#6 tardycat

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Posted 24 February 2011 - 05:30 PM

Thanks for starting this thread LMC!

Erin Elizabeth – Yay!!!!

Just back from Mexico, and very thankful to have gone. It was a great way to regroup after my last bummer IVF. I've got a follow appointment on Monday. My hope is to cycle one last time this summer. If I get the go-ahead, I think I want to give DHEA a whirl. I'd be on it for four months.

Ah summer, can't wait. It's so cold! Brrrrrr!!!!
Me, 42

Three unmedicated IUIs
March – May 2010 – bfns

IVF #1 (ICSI)
June/July 2010 – bfn

Four clomid IUIs
Sept – Dec 2010 – bfns

IVF #2
Jan/Feb 2011 – bfn

IVF #3
Feb/March 2012 - converted to IUI
In the 2WW

#7 Savvy

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Posted 25 February 2011 - 08:13 PM

Erin - You must have done your beta by now?!?! Soooooooo.....

Lyn-dub - Have they given you a timeline yet (ER, ET, etc)?

Tardycat - That sucks about your last cycle! If this FET does not work for us we plan on doing one more fresh cycle. Mexico...that sounds so nice! Are you doing anything while you wait to cycle again?

AFM....AF should be here ANY day. I have some of "the signs"; moody(check), a couple zits(check), restless sleep(check), headache (check)...now I just need to wait for those cramps and I'm ready to rock and roll.

Started TTC in October 2007
IVF #1 May/June 2010 - 12 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 3 transferred, BFN & no frosties
IVF #2 Oct/Nov 2010 - 6 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 2 transferred, BFN & 1 frozen embryo
FET #1 March 2011 - BFN
IVF #3 Aug/Sept 2011 - 8 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 2 transferred, 1 frozen embryo, BFP - It's a boy!

FET #2 March 2014 - BFN

IVF #4 Aug/Sept 2014 - 2 follicles - Cancelled due to poor response

IVF #5 April 2015 -  9 follicles, 6 eggs, 3 fertilized, 2 transferred, no frosties, Beta#1 12dp3dt - 110 / Beta#2 18dp3dt- 491 / Beta#3 22dp3dt - 3032 / Beta#4 @8wks - 55,525 + u/s @8wks revealed baby 3 weeks behind + u/s @10wks no heartbeat / Misscarriage


#8 Erin Elizabeth

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Posted 26 February 2011 - 10:34 AM

LMC - sounds like AF to me!

I went in early at 9dp5dt for my beta because I developed OHSS, I got a BFP!! My number was 115 on the nose and the clinic ssaid that they were happy with that number. 2nd beta is on Monday - I'm so nervous.

Dr. Kashyup called out of the blue yesterday to congratulate me which was a nice surprise!

Lyn_dub - when are you hoping to do your cycle??

Have a great weekend!

Erin
Me - 28 DH - 34
Me - PCOS
DH - CBAVD
We have an adorbale Golden Doodle named Cooper that we love more than anything!
IVF/ICSI#1 - ER - February 7/11
ET - February 12/11
8 wk U/S - 2 perfect Heartbeats! 176 bpm and 167 bpm

Delivered on August 25, 2011 at 30 weeks, after 11 weeks in the hospital on bedrest.
We now have a beautiful DD and a precious angel DS who left us shortly after he was born...

#9 lyn_dub

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Posted 26 February 2011 - 10:38 AM

Erin - THAT is fantastic!!! YAY! Numbers will keep going up and up and up!! That was great to read.

AFM - I am not sure when we actually start. We go into Genesis in a couple of weeks for ultrasound and orientation. So for those that have gone and done that in the beginning how long until you actually start? We're really hopeful :)

Wishing you all so much luck in your journey.

Me: 40 DH: 40
my blog - http://bereavedparen....wordpress.com/
TTC since December 2004
Started going to PCRM in 2006
October 2007: Super ovulation w/IUI
BFP!
our amazing son was born premature he blessed us with 25 days of life and went to Heaven after getting a lung infection (devastated)

Did 6 clomid cycles w/IUI at PCRM from Sept. 2008 - June 2010
Made the switch to Genesis in October of 2010
2 super ovulation w/IUI cycles
both BFN
March 2011
waiting for AF for ultrasound and orientation for IVF!
ultrasound showed lining very thick so have to have a hysteroscopy before starting IVF ...
April 2011
waiting for AF so I can book hysteroscopy. Hysteroscopy done. All looked to be fine.
May 2011
AF arrived. Started nasal spray. Yuck! Waiting again for AF to start injections. Should be the beginning of June!
June 2011
cycle cancelled due to poor response and thick uterine lining. d&c to happen before next cycle can be done.
November 2011
d&c done but lining went back to being thick. Put on Marvelon bcp for 2 months.
January 2012
IVF/ICSI #1
start with 75 Menopur 225 Gonal F, day 6 225 Menopur 225 Gonal F
ER - 11 eggs retrieved, 7 fertilized
ET - 3 embryos transferred (other 4 didn't make it to the frozen stage )
BFN

Follow up appt. in March
have to do 3 months of COQ10 and DHEA before proceeding.
Not sure if the CoQ10 worked but am quite sure the DHEA made things worse. Went off both vitamins after cycle was cancelled in May 2012.

May 2012
cycle cancelled due to poor response. advised to use donor eggs we're gutted. follow-up appt in June

June 2012
Dr. Yuzpe said my ovaries are NOT done! No donor eggs necessary! Cautiously optimistic. Have to lose 25 lbs and then can try another cycle.

 

January 2013

IVF/ICSI #2

Started with 150 Menopur/225 Bravelle. Menopur bumped to 225.

ER - 5 eggs, 4 fertilized

ET - transferred 4 day 2 embryos. Fingers crossed!

BFP! - beta 441 14dpt

Beta #2 - 6752   21dpt

Lilypie Pregnancy tickers

#10 Savvy

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Posted 26 February 2011 - 10:50 AM

Erin - :woohoo: I remember the nurse telling me that they like to see a number at or above 100 at 14dpt! So, for 9dpt that sounds like a great number! That was so nice of Dr. Kashyup. Congratulations on you BFP and all the best with you beta on Monday. Keep us posted!

Lyn - After my u/s and our orientation in March 2010, I called in my next AF, starting sniffing synarel mid April and in May we did our ER and ET. Once things start rolling, it goes by so quickly...well except the painfully slow 2ww, LOL.

AFM - All the signs are here but AF is holding out on me so far.

Started TTC in October 2007
IVF #1 May/June 2010 - 12 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 3 transferred, BFN & no frosties
IVF #2 Oct/Nov 2010 - 6 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 2 transferred, BFN & 1 frozen embryo
FET #1 March 2011 - BFN
IVF #3 Aug/Sept 2011 - 8 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 2 transferred, 1 frozen embryo, BFP - It's a boy!

FET #2 March 2014 - BFN

IVF #4 Aug/Sept 2014 - 2 follicles - Cancelled due to poor response

IVF #5 April 2015 -  9 follicles, 6 eggs, 3 fertilized, 2 transferred, no frosties, Beta#1 12dp3dt - 110 / Beta#2 18dp3dt- 491 / Beta#3 22dp3dt - 3032 / Beta#4 @8wks - 55,525 + u/s @8wks revealed baby 3 weeks behind + u/s @10wks no heartbeat / Misscarriage


#11 EarthWoman

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Posted 26 February 2011 - 11:13 AM

Just thought I'd drop in and say hi. Good luck to everyone cycling now or soon! :Emoticons09710:
Me: 35, DH: 41
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#12 lyn_dub

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Posted 26 February 2011 - 03:27 PM

LMC - I'm holding onto hope that AF takes a long 40 week hike and you get your BFP! :) How are you feeling? And thanks for the heads up on the timeline. Want it all to happen now! But I'm sure you're right that it'll be whirlwind once it all starts! :)

Who's your dr. there again? sorry can't recall.

Me: 40 DH: 40
my blog - http://bereavedparen....wordpress.com/
TTC since December 2004
Started going to PCRM in 2006
October 2007: Super ovulation w/IUI
BFP!
our amazing son was born premature he blessed us with 25 days of life and went to Heaven after getting a lung infection (devastated)

Did 6 clomid cycles w/IUI at PCRM from Sept. 2008 - June 2010
Made the switch to Genesis in October of 2010
2 super ovulation w/IUI cycles
both BFN
March 2011
waiting for AF for ultrasound and orientation for IVF!
ultrasound showed lining very thick so have to have a hysteroscopy before starting IVF ...
April 2011
waiting for AF so I can book hysteroscopy. Hysteroscopy done. All looked to be fine.
May 2011
AF arrived. Started nasal spray. Yuck! Waiting again for AF to start injections. Should be the beginning of June!
June 2011
cycle cancelled due to poor response and thick uterine lining. d&c to happen before next cycle can be done.
November 2011
d&c done but lining went back to being thick. Put on Marvelon bcp for 2 months.
January 2012
IVF/ICSI #1
start with 75 Menopur 225 Gonal F, day 6 225 Menopur 225 Gonal F
ER - 11 eggs retrieved, 7 fertilized
ET - 3 embryos transferred (other 4 didn't make it to the frozen stage )
BFN

Follow up appt. in March
have to do 3 months of COQ10 and DHEA before proceeding.
Not sure if the CoQ10 worked but am quite sure the DHEA made things worse. Went off both vitamins after cycle was cancelled in May 2012.

May 2012
cycle cancelled due to poor response. advised to use donor eggs we're gutted. follow-up appt in June

June 2012
Dr. Yuzpe said my ovaries are NOT done! No donor eggs necessary! Cautiously optimistic. Have to lose 25 lbs and then can try another cycle.

 

January 2013

IVF/ICSI #2

Started with 150 Menopur/225 Bravelle. Menopur bumped to 225.

ER - 5 eggs, 4 fertilized

ET - transferred 4 day 2 embryos. Fingers crossed!

BFP! - beta 441 14dpt

Beta #2 - 6752   21dpt

Lilypie Pregnancy tickers

#13 lyn_dub

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Posted 26 February 2011 - 03:28 PM

Just thought I'd drop in and say hi. Good luck to everyone cycling now or soon! :Emoticons09710:


"Hi" EarthWoman! Hope you're doing well. Are you cycling at the moment?

Me: 40 DH: 40
my blog - http://bereavedparen....wordpress.com/
TTC since December 2004
Started going to PCRM in 2006
October 2007: Super ovulation w/IUI
BFP!
our amazing son was born premature he blessed us with 25 days of life and went to Heaven after getting a lung infection (devastated)

Did 6 clomid cycles w/IUI at PCRM from Sept. 2008 - June 2010
Made the switch to Genesis in October of 2010
2 super ovulation w/IUI cycles
both BFN
March 2011
waiting for AF for ultrasound and orientation for IVF!
ultrasound showed lining very thick so have to have a hysteroscopy before starting IVF ...
April 2011
waiting for AF so I can book hysteroscopy. Hysteroscopy done. All looked to be fine.
May 2011
AF arrived. Started nasal spray. Yuck! Waiting again for AF to start injections. Should be the beginning of June!
June 2011
cycle cancelled due to poor response and thick uterine lining. d&c to happen before next cycle can be done.
November 2011
d&c done but lining went back to being thick. Put on Marvelon bcp for 2 months.
January 2012
IVF/ICSI #1
start with 75 Menopur 225 Gonal F, day 6 225 Menopur 225 Gonal F
ER - 11 eggs retrieved, 7 fertilized
ET - 3 embryos transferred (other 4 didn't make it to the frozen stage )
BFN

Follow up appt. in March
have to do 3 months of COQ10 and DHEA before proceeding.
Not sure if the CoQ10 worked but am quite sure the DHEA made things worse. Went off both vitamins after cycle was cancelled in May 2012.

May 2012
cycle cancelled due to poor response. advised to use donor eggs we're gutted. follow-up appt in June

June 2012
Dr. Yuzpe said my ovaries are NOT done! No donor eggs necessary! Cautiously optimistic. Have to lose 25 lbs and then can try another cycle.

 

January 2013

IVF/ICSI #2

Started with 150 Menopur/225 Bravelle. Menopur bumped to 225.

ER - 5 eggs, 4 fertilized

ET - transferred 4 day 2 embryos. Fingers crossed!

BFP! - beta 441 14dpt

Beta #2 - 6752   21dpt

Lilypie Pregnancy tickers

#14 EarthWoman

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Posted 26 February 2011 - 08:15 PM

Nope, not cycling, 20 weeks along thanks to an FET... :babyboy:
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#15 lyn_dub

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Posted 27 February 2011 - 01:30 AM

Nope, not cycling, 20 weeks along thanks to an FET... :babyboy:


THAT is fantastic! How many times doing IVF did it take if you don't mind me asking? Was so pleased to hear this :)

Me: 40 DH: 40
my blog - http://bereavedparen....wordpress.com/
TTC since December 2004
Started going to PCRM in 2006
October 2007: Super ovulation w/IUI
BFP!
our amazing son was born premature he blessed us with 25 days of life and went to Heaven after getting a lung infection (devastated)

Did 6 clomid cycles w/IUI at PCRM from Sept. 2008 - June 2010
Made the switch to Genesis in October of 2010
2 super ovulation w/IUI cycles
both BFN
March 2011
waiting for AF for ultrasound and orientation for IVF!
ultrasound showed lining very thick so have to have a hysteroscopy before starting IVF ...
April 2011
waiting for AF so I can book hysteroscopy. Hysteroscopy done. All looked to be fine.
May 2011
AF arrived. Started nasal spray. Yuck! Waiting again for AF to start injections. Should be the beginning of June!
June 2011
cycle cancelled due to poor response and thick uterine lining. d&c to happen before next cycle can be done.
November 2011
d&c done but lining went back to being thick. Put on Marvelon bcp for 2 months.
January 2012
IVF/ICSI #1
start with 75 Menopur 225 Gonal F, day 6 225 Menopur 225 Gonal F
ER - 11 eggs retrieved, 7 fertilized
ET - 3 embryos transferred (other 4 didn't make it to the frozen stage )
BFN

Follow up appt. in March
have to do 3 months of COQ10 and DHEA before proceeding.
Not sure if the CoQ10 worked but am quite sure the DHEA made things worse. Went off both vitamins after cycle was cancelled in May 2012.

May 2012
cycle cancelled due to poor response. advised to use donor eggs we're gutted. follow-up appt in June

June 2012
Dr. Yuzpe said my ovaries are NOT done! No donor eggs necessary! Cautiously optimistic. Have to lose 25 lbs and then can try another cycle.

 

January 2013

IVF/ICSI #2

Started with 150 Menopur/225 Bravelle. Menopur bumped to 225.

ER - 5 eggs, 4 fertilized

ET - transferred 4 day 2 embryos. Fingers crossed!

BFP! - beta 441 14dpt

Beta #2 - 6752   21dpt

Lilypie Pregnancy tickers

#16 Savvy

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Posted 27 February 2011 - 04:20 PM

Thanks Earthwoman and congratulations! Did you end up putting 2 back on just 1? How is everything going so far?

Lyn - I have Dr. Yuzpe, but I think I've met all the doctors now, LOL. Dr. Taylor did my first ER, Dr. Yuzpe did my first ET, our second cycle Dr. Hitkari did my ER and ET. And I've seen them all for an u/s at least once.

Tardycat - all the best at your follow up appointment tomorrow!

Erin - Good luck with Beta #2 tomorrow!

AFM - still waiting for AF.....geesh!

I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend!

Started TTC in October 2007
IVF #1 May/June 2010 - 12 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 3 transferred, BFN & no frosties
IVF #2 Oct/Nov 2010 - 6 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 2 transferred, BFN & 1 frozen embryo
FET #1 March 2011 - BFN
IVF #3 Aug/Sept 2011 - 8 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 2 transferred, 1 frozen embryo, BFP - It's a boy!

FET #2 March 2014 - BFN

IVF #4 Aug/Sept 2014 - 2 follicles - Cancelled due to poor response

IVF #5 April 2015 -  9 follicles, 6 eggs, 3 fertilized, 2 transferred, no frosties, Beta#1 12dp3dt - 110 / Beta#2 18dp3dt- 491 / Beta#3 22dp3dt - 3032 / Beta#4 @8wks - 55,525 + u/s @8wks revealed baby 3 weeks behind + u/s @10wks no heartbeat / Misscarriage


#17 Erin Elizabeth

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Posted 27 February 2011 - 07:33 PM

LMC - I can't believe you still have no AF - geesh!

lyn_dub - Once I did my orientation I called in my next cycle day 1, it was very fast!

I also met most of the doctors, all but Dr. Yuzpe, they were all great and so were the nurses.

I'm so nervous for tomorrow.....
Me - 28 DH - 34
Me - PCOS
DH - CBAVD
We have an adorbale Golden Doodle named Cooper that we love more than anything!
IVF/ICSI#1 - ER - February 7/11
ET - February 12/11
8 wk U/S - 2 perfect Heartbeats! 176 bpm and 167 bpm

Delivered on August 25, 2011 at 30 weeks, after 11 weeks in the hospital on bedrest.
We now have a beautiful DD and a precious angel DS who left us shortly after he was born...

#18 Savvy

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Posted 28 February 2011 - 10:15 PM

Erin and Lyn - How did things go today for you both?

Started TTC in October 2007
IVF #1 May/June 2010 - 12 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 3 transferred, BFN & no frosties
IVF #2 Oct/Nov 2010 - 6 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 2 transferred, BFN & 1 frozen embryo
FET #1 March 2011 - BFN
IVF #3 Aug/Sept 2011 - 8 eggs retrieved, 6 fertilized, 2 transferred, 1 frozen embryo, BFP - It's a boy!

FET #2 March 2014 - BFN

IVF #4 Aug/Sept 2014 - 2 follicles - Cancelled due to poor response

IVF #5 April 2015 -  9 follicles, 6 eggs, 3 fertilized, 2 transferred, no frosties, Beta#1 12dp3dt - 110 / Beta#2 18dp3dt- 491 / Beta#3 22dp3dt - 3032 / Beta#4 @8wks - 55,525 + u/s @8wks revealed baby 3 weeks behind + u/s @10wks no heartbeat / Misscarriage


#19 lyn_dub

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 12:19 AM

Erin - how did it go today? I hope it all went well and everything is good :)

LMC - I'm still waiting for day 1 to start and to go in on day 12/13 or 14 to do the ultrasound and orientation. First time in a loooooooooooooooooooooong time I'm willing AF to hurry the heck up!
AND more importantly, how are you feeling? I hope NO signs of AF at all.

Me: 40 DH: 40
my blog - http://bereavedparen....wordpress.com/
TTC since December 2004
Started going to PCRM in 2006
October 2007: Super ovulation w/IUI
BFP!
our amazing son was born premature he blessed us with 25 days of life and went to Heaven after getting a lung infection (devastated)

Did 6 clomid cycles w/IUI at PCRM from Sept. 2008 - June 2010
Made the switch to Genesis in October of 2010
2 super ovulation w/IUI cycles
both BFN
March 2011
waiting for AF for ultrasound and orientation for IVF!
ultrasound showed lining very thick so have to have a hysteroscopy before starting IVF ...
April 2011
waiting for AF so I can book hysteroscopy. Hysteroscopy done. All looked to be fine.
May 2011
AF arrived. Started nasal spray. Yuck! Waiting again for AF to start injections. Should be the beginning of June!
June 2011
cycle cancelled due to poor response and thick uterine lining. d&c to happen before next cycle can be done.
November 2011
d&c done but lining went back to being thick. Put on Marvelon bcp for 2 months.
January 2012
IVF/ICSI #1
start with 75 Menopur 225 Gonal F, day 6 225 Menopur 225 Gonal F
ER - 11 eggs retrieved, 7 fertilized
ET - 3 embryos transferred (other 4 didn't make it to the frozen stage )
BFN

Follow up appt. in March
have to do 3 months of COQ10 and DHEA before proceeding.
Not sure if the CoQ10 worked but am quite sure the DHEA made things worse. Went off both vitamins after cycle was cancelled in May 2012.

May 2012
cycle cancelled due to poor response. advised to use donor eggs we're gutted. follow-up appt in June

June 2012
Dr. Yuzpe said my ovaries are NOT done! No donor eggs necessary! Cautiously optimistic. Have to lose 25 lbs and then can try another cycle.

 

January 2013

IVF/ICSI #2

Started with 150 Menopur/225 Bravelle. Menopur bumped to 225.

ER - 5 eggs, 4 fertilized

ET - transferred 4 day 2 embryos. Fingers crossed!

BFP! - beta 441 14dpt

Beta #2 - 6752   21dpt

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#20 tardycat

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 05:02 PM

Erin – I'm with Lyn Dub, let's hear those numbers!

Lyn-Dub and LMC – I'm excited for both of you.

AFM – My meeting with Dr Y yesterday didn't go that great. I got the donor egg speech, which I wasn't ready for. My second IVF did go better than the first, more eggs, more fertilization, less stims, but he said it comes down to egg quality in that the eggs aren't developing uniformly: ivf #1, a 5 and 9 cell on day two, and on ivf#2, a 6, 5 and two 2 cells on day two. Wish I had that 'normal' 4 cell on day two. So, he gave me a lot to think about. He won't say no to another go, but doesn't think we can do any better. I'll call the donor egg places, and think on it seriously. In the end, I know he's not wrong, and I should really explore my options.

On the other hand, I'm not ready to give up hope using my own eggs! I could have one more go, and end up lucky or not, then go for donor eggs after I know I've done as much as I can. Another option I'm thinking about is consulting with another clinic, even though I do like Genesis a lot. I just haven't heard about the discrepancy in cell number range before.

I also brought up whether DHEA could improve things, and he didn't think much of that idea, though he did give me a prescription for it before, and I might just take it while I decide whether I'll use donor or my eggs in my next cycle.
Me, 42

Three unmedicated IUIs
March – May 2010 – bfns

IVF #1 (ICSI)
June/July 2010 – bfn

Four clomid IUIs
Sept – Dec 2010 – bfns

IVF #2
Jan/Feb 2011 – bfn

IVF #3
Feb/March 2012 - converted to IUI
In the 2WW

#21 Erin Elizabeth

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 06:44 PM

Tardycat - that would be a really tough decision and you need to do what you think is right is right and what feels right for you...

LMC and lyn_dub - any sign of AF, funny that we actually want it for the first time in our lives!!

My second BETA was 1039, the nurse that was a very good number, so I am happy and excited but still scared!
Me - 28 DH - 34
Me - PCOS
DH - CBAVD
We have an adorbale Golden Doodle named Cooper that we love more than anything!
IVF/ICSI#1 - ER - February 7/11
ET - February 12/11
8 wk U/S - 2 perfect Heartbeats! 176 bpm and 167 bpm

Delivered on August 25, 2011 at 30 weeks, after 11 weeks in the hospital on bedrest.
We now have a beautiful DD and a precious angel DS who left us shortly after he was born...

#22 lyn_dub

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 06:48 PM

LMC - how are you doing?

Erin - have been waiting for the news. SOOOO relieved and so glad the numbers are good and going up. They will keep on doing so. :)

Tardy Cat - sorry your appt. didn't go very well. I have hope for you. And I like that you'll try another cycle with your eggs. HOPE. Positive thinking. it will work. it has to. I'm pulling for you :)

AFM - no AF yet. I'm annoyed and willing it to HURRY UP. Imagine that, willing it! lol Day 29 today so I hope soon. My body has been playing up in the last while with periods. Just want it to come so I can get the ultrasound and orientation and be on my way already!

Did you ladies watch GlOBAL last night? And all this week with the fertility stuff?

HOPE and positive thinking. Powerful tools :)

Me: 40 DH: 40
my blog - http://bereavedparen....wordpress.com/
TTC since December 2004
Started going to PCRM in 2006
October 2007: Super ovulation w/IUI
BFP!
our amazing son was born premature he blessed us with 25 days of life and went to Heaven after getting a lung infection (devastated)

Did 6 clomid cycles w/IUI at PCRM from Sept. 2008 - June 2010
Made the switch to Genesis in October of 2010
2 super ovulation w/IUI cycles
both BFN
March 2011
waiting for AF for ultrasound and orientation for IVF!
ultrasound showed lining very thick so have to have a hysteroscopy before starting IVF ...
April 2011
waiting for AF so I can book hysteroscopy. Hysteroscopy done. All looked to be fine.
May 2011
AF arrived. Started nasal spray. Yuck! Waiting again for AF to start injections. Should be the beginning of June!
June 2011
cycle cancelled due to poor response and thick uterine lining. d&c to happen before next cycle can be done.
November 2011
d&c done but lining went back to being thick. Put on Marvelon bcp for 2 months.
January 2012
IVF/ICSI #1
start with 75 Menopur 225 Gonal F, day 6 225 Menopur 225 Gonal F
ER - 11 eggs retrieved, 7 fertilized
ET - 3 embryos transferred (other 4 didn't make it to the frozen stage )
BFN

Follow up appt. in March
have to do 3 months of COQ10 and DHEA before proceeding.
Not sure if the CoQ10 worked but am quite sure the DHEA made things worse. Went off both vitamins after cycle was cancelled in May 2012.

May 2012
cycle cancelled due to poor response. advised to use donor eggs we're gutted. follow-up appt in June

June 2012
Dr. Yuzpe said my ovaries are NOT done! No donor eggs necessary! Cautiously optimistic. Have to lose 25 lbs and then can try another cycle.

 

January 2013

IVF/ICSI #2

Started with 150 Menopur/225 Bravelle. Menopur bumped to 225.

ER - 5 eggs, 4 fertilized

ET - transferred 4 day 2 embryos. Fingers crossed!

BFP! - beta 441 14dpt

Beta #2 - 6752   21dpt

Lilypie Pregnancy tickers

#23 tardycat

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 07:10 PM

Thank you lyn_dub! I really needed to hear that!!!!
Me, 42

Three unmedicated IUIs
March – May 2010 – bfns

IVF #1 (ICSI)
June/July 2010 – bfn

Four clomid IUIs
Sept – Dec 2010 – bfns

IVF #2
Jan/Feb 2011 – bfn

IVF #3
Feb/March 2012 - converted to IUI
In the 2WW

#24 lyn_dub

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 07:17 PM

Tardy Cat - you're welcome. that's what we're all here for. you absolutely need support in dealing with this issue and with proceeding with treatments. we're all here for you.

I don't think it's a bad idea to consult with another clinic in regards to your eggs if you have questions. Maybe Dr. Hudson in Victoria would do a phone consult? Or maybe even post here in the ASK the RE and ask your question(s) regarding your eggs. It might help you out a bit and/or put your mind at ease.

I am going to repeat myself again but I really think try again with your own and see what happens.

Keep me posted and feel free to lean on me :)

Me: 40 DH: 40
my blog - http://bereavedparen....wordpress.com/
TTC since December 2004
Started going to PCRM in 2006
October 2007: Super ovulation w/IUI
BFP!
our amazing son was born premature he blessed us with 25 days of life and went to Heaven after getting a lung infection (devastated)

Did 6 clomid cycles w/IUI at PCRM from Sept. 2008 - June 2010
Made the switch to Genesis in October of 2010
2 super ovulation w/IUI cycles
both BFN
March 2011
waiting for AF for ultrasound and orientation for IVF!
ultrasound showed lining very thick so have to have a hysteroscopy before starting IVF ...
April 2011
waiting for AF so I can book hysteroscopy. Hysteroscopy done. All looked to be fine.
May 2011
AF arrived. Started nasal spray. Yuck! Waiting again for AF to start injections. Should be the beginning of June!
June 2011
cycle cancelled due to poor response and thick uterine lining. d&c to happen before next cycle can be done.
November 2011
d&c done but lining went back to being thick. Put on Marvelon bcp for 2 months.
January 2012
IVF/ICSI #1
start with 75 Menopur 225 Gonal F, day 6 225 Menopur 225 Gonal F
ER - 11 eggs retrieved, 7 fertilized
ET - 3 embryos transferred (other 4 didn't make it to the frozen stage )
BFN

Follow up appt. in March
have to do 3 months of COQ10 and DHEA before proceeding.
Not sure if the CoQ10 worked but am quite sure the DHEA made things worse. Went off both vitamins after cycle was cancelled in May 2012.

May 2012
cycle cancelled due to poor response. advised to use donor eggs we're gutted. follow-up appt in June

June 2012
Dr. Yuzpe said my ovaries are NOT done! No donor eggs necessary! Cautiously optimistic. Have to lose 25 lbs and then can try another cycle.

 

January 2013

IVF/ICSI #2

Started with 150 Menopur/225 Bravelle. Menopur bumped to 225.

ER - 5 eggs, 4 fertilized

ET - transferred 4 day 2 embryos. Fingers crossed!

BFP! - beta 441 14dpt

Beta #2 - 6752   21dpt

Lilypie Pregnancy tickers

#25 tardycat

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Posted 01 March 2011 - 07:47 PM

Great numbers Erin!

And thanks for support!!!

You guys are making me sooo happy!
Me, 42

Three unmedicated IUIs
March – May 2010 – bfns

IVF #1 (ICSI)
June/July 2010 – bfn

Four clomid IUIs
Sept – Dec 2010 – bfns

IVF #2
Jan/Feb 2011 – bfn

IVF #3
Feb/March 2012 - converted to IUI
In the 2WW