SET after twins
Posted 15 August 2011 - 11:41 AM
Anyone out there who decided to start a fresh cycle of IVF after having twins and decided to implant only one embie?
Posted 15 August 2011 - 03:13 PM
Me: 31, DH:34
? Mild PCOS/ Mild Male factor- Low Morph- 9%
TTC- Since Dec 2005
August/Sept 2009- IUI + injectabes cycle- BFN- was converted from IUI to IVF(20 follies growing) and then back to IUI(3 mature follies)....
IVF/ICSI cycle Sept/Oct 2010- BFP- (I insisisted on ICSI against my Drs wishes, and in the end we needed it)..
Oct 12- ER- 19 eggs, 15 mature, 6 fert
Oct 15- ET- morula- 18/20 & a 10 cell- 19/20 (Faith & Wish)
- OHSS starts 8dp3dt- Early beta in ER-636- 12dp3dt, #2- 4,267- 17dp3dt
Nov 23- 8 week u/s- TWINS
Incompetent Cervix diagnosed at 24 weeks. Hospital bedrest 24- 33 weeks due to 0.6 cm cervix, 1-2 cms dialated(at 24 weeks)
May 16th- 2011- Baby A breaks his water
May 18th- 2011- Boys arrive 33w1d
Baby A- CM- 4 lbs 4 oz, 17.5 in, 3:01 PM Baby B- CL- 4 lbs 2 oz, 16.5 in, 3:55 PM
Posted 16 August 2011 - 08:53 AM
Congrats on the twins - ours are now 17 months and I know how trying the first few months can be....
Our babies are only 3 months old so we're not there yet, but if we decide to try again we will definitley choose an ESET. Good luck!
thanks for your response
Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:47 PM
I have 2 year-old twins and we will be doing ESET for our frosties. Even though the odds of another set of twins are really low, I don't want to risk it again. Too risky for the babies and it wouldn't be fair my existing children to have me out of commission for 6 months like I was last time.
It was an easy decision for us because with FET, there isn't much downside to unthawing and transfering only one at a time. Just the extra time and cost of doing more transfers if needed. If I was doing a fresh cycle, I would base my decision on the quality of the embies. If I made it to blast, I would do ESET for sure. But if embie quality was low or we had to transfer at day 3, I might still transfer 2 again.
Best of luck!
TTC: started at age 29. MF and Endometriosis
IVF #1 age 35: BFP! Twins!
FET #1: BFP but M/C at 6.5 weeks
FET #2: BFN
IVF #2 age 39 : BFP: Twins again!