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#51 breezyboo

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Posted 31 December 2015 - 11:26 AM

Princess- thats extremely odd. Estrogen is what thickens the uterine lining. Women with nice plush linings dont need to take estrogen but thin lining women like us absolutely need it!! You need to try estrace vaginally and if that doesnt work then try low dose stims!!!
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Posted 31 December 2015 - 12:41 PM

Personally i dont get much of a response from estrace but using menopur workd really well for me!
Me: 30Hypothyroid,Endo, MTHFR, elevated Cytokines,TNF 36.8 (13.2-30.6) IFN 27.5(5.8-20.5). 2006-Twin m/c @ 8wks w/ex BF followed by 22 BFN's ... 6 months on clomid & 4 IUI's.Married for 5yrs to the love of my life. We want to make that love childDH: 31 Azoospermia (NOA) FSH 28.3, LH & testosterone levels normal Normal genetics. NOA possibly due to injury when younger.IVF/ICSI Barbados 201312/3-ER! 18 eggs, 12 mature & 10 fertilized!12/8-ET! 2 beautiful beans snuggled into place! 7 snowflakes!12/13- BFP12/17- Beta 9dp5dt 255!12/19 Beta 11dp5dt 392, 13dp5dt 585???12/26 Beta 3,388!1/2 U/S TWINS!! HB's 122& 1211/20 U/S Lost Baby B @ 7-8 weeks. Baby A doing great!IT'S A BOY!!!4/29 @ 6 months our sweet boy became an angel ABSOLUTELY HEARTBROKENFET January 2015 CANCELLED thin lining WTF?FET September 2015 CANCELLED due to a cyst/delayed period...You gotta be kidding me?!FET October 2015 BFNICSI/PGS Banking @ MCRM Feb & May 2016Feb & May 2016= 3 girls & 4 boys
FET October 13 2016 1 PGS normal girl = BFP!!!!! :D

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 10:22 AM

Menopur did work it got me to 6.5 but after that my lining got worse. This was my very first cycle so a fresh cycle.
But after my trigger shot and egg collection, They saw fluid in my lining and lining had reduced. They gave me estrace tablets to take for a week but they didn't work and my lining remained the same. It was 4mm still some fluid there too.
IVF blocked tubes. Started journey to start our family on our wedding day 13.10.12
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Have 2 frozen Embryos
On 4th cycle now, though we haven't completed one yet due to poor lining, to thin.
Thin lining issues are driving me mad!
Cycle 1 May 15- lining 6.3 before egg collection-dropped to 3.5 on ET day, fluid. Estrogen tablets didn't work.
Cycle 2 FET lining disappeared by ET day. Up to 4 Estrogen tabs per day for two weeks-nothing worked!
Cycle 3 FET Tamoxifen 20mg cycle Nov-15 5.2mm lining at cd10 no fluid hooray!
Nov 15 cycle abandoned starting again in Dec 15 with double dose tamoxifen -40mg

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 10:26 AM

Had scan today day 17 and my lining has dropped to 2.2!!!! The luteal phase of my cycle has been a disaster!!
Tamoxifen did well then as soon as took my trigger shot it all went down hill.
Nightmare. Back to the drawing board...
IVF blocked tubes. Started journey to start our family on our wedding day 13.10.12
Started IVF Jan 2014
Had laparoscopy & hysteroscopy March 2015

Have 2 frozen Embryos
On 4th cycle now, though we haven't completed one yet due to poor lining, to thin.
Thin lining issues are driving me mad!
Cycle 1 May 15- lining 6.3 before egg collection-dropped to 3.5 on ET day, fluid. Estrogen tablets didn't work.
Cycle 2 FET lining disappeared by ET day. Up to 4 Estrogen tabs per day for two weeks-nothing worked!
Cycle 3 FET Tamoxifen 20mg cycle Nov-15 5.2mm lining at cd10 no fluid hooray!
Nov 15 cycle abandoned starting again in Dec 15 with double dose tamoxifen -40mg

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 12:01 PM

I had thin lining issues which resulted in three cancelled transfers. My body did not respond well to synthetic estrogen tablets or estrogen patches. My lining would regress just like yours, and I would develop fluid in uterus too. Whst finally worked for me was:

- down regulation with Lupron (prostrap in UK) along with endoscratch
- gradually increasing doses of Estrace taken orally and vaginally - max dose was 12 mgs spread over the day, but started with 4mgs
- Tamoxifen 40 mgs taken for a longer period of time - day 3 to day 10
- baby aspirin to ensure good blood flow to uterus
- drank lots of water
- zero alcohol as this dehydrates you
- progesterone pessaries.

That cycle got my lining to a whopping 13 mms on day of transfer and gave us our little girl (born June 2015). We did our treatment in Greece.

Hope this helps!
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Posted 01 January 2016 - 12:50 PM

I had thin lining issues which resulted in three cancelled transfers. My body did not respond well to synthetic estrogen tablets or estrogen patches. My lining would regress just like yours, and I would develop fluid in uterus too. Whst finally worked for me was:

- down regulation with Lupron (prostrap in UK) along with endoscratch
- gradually increasing doses of Estrace taken orally and vaginally - max dose was 12 mgs spread over the day, but started with 4mgs
- Tamoxifen 40 mgs taken for a longer period of time - day 3 to day 10
- baby aspirin to ensure good blood flow to uterus
- drank lots of water
- zero alcohol as this dehydrates you
- progesterone pessaries.

That cycle got my lining to a whopping 13 mms on day of transfer and gave us our little girl (born June 2015). We did our treatment in Greece.

Hope this helps!

Thank you so much for this information, as I'm feeling like I just don't know what to do for the best, as you'll well know, it's so upsetting and frustrating.

So so happy for you that you got your dream come true and little princess.

I'll take this information to my RE for our next appointment.

I agree with the scratch 100% and will do this for definite.
I've had one but it was for the cycle that was our first FET cycle and I was just given oral estrogen tablets and my lining was shockingly bad.
I do think the scratch will help me though on the right protocol.

Again thank you so much for taking the time to share this. Crossing everything it works!! X
IVF blocked tubes. Started journey to start our family on our wedding day 13.10.12
Started IVF Jan 2014
Had laparoscopy & hysteroscopy March 2015

Have 2 frozen Embryos
On 4th cycle now, though we haven't completed one yet due to poor lining, to thin.
Thin lining issues are driving me mad!
Cycle 1 May 15- lining 6.3 before egg collection-dropped to 3.5 on ET day, fluid. Estrogen tablets didn't work.
Cycle 2 FET lining disappeared by ET day. Up to 4 Estrogen tabs per day for two weeks-nothing worked!
Cycle 3 FET Tamoxifen 20mg cycle Nov-15 5.2mm lining at cd10 no fluid hooray!
Nov 15 cycle abandoned starting again in Dec 15 with double dose tamoxifen -40mg

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 04:49 PM

I had thin lining issues which resulted in three cancelled transfers. My body did not respond well to synthetic estrogen tablets or estrogen patches. My lining would regress just like yours, and I would develop fluid in uterus too. Whst finally worked for me was:

- down regulation with Lupron (prostrap in UK) along with endoscratch
- gradually increasing doses of Estrace taken orally and vaginally - max dose was 12 mgs spread over the day, but started with 4mgs
- Tamoxifen 40 mgs taken for a longer period of time - day 3 to day 10
- baby aspirin to ensure good blood flow to uterus
- drank lots of water
- zero alcohol as this dehydrates you
- progesterone pessaries.

That cycle got my lining to a whopping 13 mms on day of transfer and gave us our little girl (born June 2015). We did our treatment in Greece.

Hope this helps!


Ociwoman, thank you so much for posting this. I can't tell you how useful it is. What was your lining measuring on your cancelled cycles if you don't mind me asking?

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Posted 03 January 2016 - 12:52 PM

I had thin lining issues which resulted in three cancelled transfers. My body did not respond well to synthetic estrogen tablets or estrogen patches. My lining would regress just like yours, and I would develop fluid in uterus too. Whst finally worked for me was:

- down regulation with Lupron (prostrap in UK) along with endoscratch
- gradually increasing doses of Estrace taken orally and vaginally - max dose was 12 mgs spread over the day, but started with 4mgs
- Tamoxifen 40 mgs taken for a longer period of time - day 3 to day 10
- baby aspirin to ensure good blood flow to uterus
- drank lots of water
- zero alcohol as this dehydrates you
- progesterone pessaries.

That cycle got my lining to a whopping 13 mms on day of transfer and gave us our little girl (born June 2015). We did our treatment in Greece.

Hope this helps!

Ociwoman, thank you so much for posting this. I can't tell you how useful it is. What was your lining measuring on your cancelled cycles if you don't mind me asking?

Ive noted down you exact protocol to put it to our RE in our next consultation.
What cd did you start estrace at 4mg?
Thanks again.
IVF blocked tubes. Started journey to start our family on our wedding day 13.10.12
Started IVF Jan 2014
Had laparoscopy & hysteroscopy March 2015

Have 2 frozen Embryos
On 4th cycle now, though we haven't completed one yet due to poor lining, to thin.
Thin lining issues are driving me mad!
Cycle 1 May 15- lining 6.3 before egg collection-dropped to 3.5 on ET day, fluid. Estrogen tablets didn't work.
Cycle 2 FET lining disappeared by ET day. Up to 4 Estrogen tabs per day for two weeks-nothing worked!
Cycle 3 FET Tamoxifen 20mg cycle Nov-15 5.2mm lining at cd10 no fluid hooray!
Nov 15 cycle abandoned starting again in Dec 15 with double dose tamoxifen -40mg

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Posted 03 January 2016 - 01:23 PM

Cd3-8w preggo started with 1 Estrace pill and 1 clamara patch. Gradually working up to 4 pills a day and 3 patches a day and changing then every 5 days.
Cd10-19 took 2 rounds of tamoxifen
Cd13-cd28 started viagra 3 times a day (vag candy)
Cd28-12w preggo 81mg aspirin/prometrium 3 pills a day/ progesterone vaginal suppositories
Plus my prenatal vitamin/folic acid and my thyroid med
This is the thickest my lining has been 8.4 and I'm currently 8w3d pregnant 😊


Hi just wondering if you down regulated on your successful cycle?
Trying to get a protocol suggestion together for my re when I see him next.

You took two rounds of tamoxifen cd10-19 was that 40mg aday for 10 days or 20mg?

Thank you in advance this is much appreciated
IVF blocked tubes. Started journey to start our family on our wedding day 13.10.12
Started IVF Jan 2014
Had laparoscopy & hysteroscopy March 2015

Have 2 frozen Embryos
On 4th cycle now, though we haven't completed one yet due to poor lining, to thin.
Thin lining issues are driving me mad!
Cycle 1 May 15- lining 6.3 before egg collection-dropped to 3.5 on ET day, fluid. Estrogen tablets didn't work.
Cycle 2 FET lining disappeared by ET day. Up to 4 Estrogen tabs per day for two weeks-nothing worked!
Cycle 3 FET Tamoxifen 20mg cycle Nov-15 5.2mm lining at cd10 no fluid hooray!
Nov 15 cycle abandoned starting again in Dec 15 with double dose tamoxifen -40mg

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Posted 03 January 2016 - 05:30 PM

Hi Princess,
I THINK my dosage was 20mg but I'd have to do some digging to find out for sure. Hoping you find your perfect cocktail soon.
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Posted 04 January 2016 - 03:08 AM

Hi Princess,
I THINK my dosage was 20mg but I'd have to do some digging to find out for sure. Hoping you find your perfect cocktail soon.

Thank you, I know it's so much to remember with so many different medications.
Did you down regulate?
Much appreciated
IVF blocked tubes. Started journey to start our family on our wedding day 13.10.12
Started IVF Jan 2014
Had laparoscopy & hysteroscopy March 2015

Have 2 frozen Embryos
On 4th cycle now, though we haven't completed one yet due to poor lining, to thin.
Thin lining issues are driving me mad!
Cycle 1 May 15- lining 6.3 before egg collection-dropped to 3.5 on ET day, fluid. Estrogen tablets didn't work.
Cycle 2 FET lining disappeared by ET day. Up to 4 Estrogen tabs per day for two weeks-nothing worked!
Cycle 3 FET Tamoxifen 20mg cycle Nov-15 5.2mm lining at cd10 no fluid hooray!
Nov 15 cycle abandoned starting again in Dec 15 with double dose tamoxifen -40mg

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Posted 04 January 2016 - 08:01 AM

Hey Princess,
I'm not sure what down regulate means, but my dosage stayed the same.
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Posted 04 January 2016 - 10:02 AM

In my first two cycles I injected buserelin to stop my body from ovulating etc and then added menapour for ER. On my FET I injected buserelin and then took increasing levels of estrace orally to thicken my lining.
The down regulation injections were to freeze my body and stop it from doing its usual thing so my RE could be in control of what was happening when.
But it sounds like you didn't have this.
Thanks for the tamoxifendusage info though much appreciated x
IVF blocked tubes. Started journey to start our family on our wedding day 13.10.12
Started IVF Jan 2014
Had laparoscopy & hysteroscopy March 2015

Have 2 frozen Embryos
On 4th cycle now, though we haven't completed one yet due to poor lining, to thin.
Thin lining issues are driving me mad!
Cycle 1 May 15- lining 6.3 before egg collection-dropped to 3.5 on ET day, fluid. Estrogen tablets didn't work.
Cycle 2 FET lining disappeared by ET day. Up to 4 Estrogen tabs per day for two weeks-nothing worked!
Cycle 3 FET Tamoxifen 20mg cycle Nov-15 5.2mm lining at cd10 no fluid hooray!
Nov 15 cycle abandoned starting again in Dec 15 with double dose tamoxifen -40mg

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Posted 04 January 2016 - 11:54 AM

So my last scan todayCD 20 of my 4th cycle it's official, this cycle was a wash out. But mentally I'm already into the next one, and thanks to all the advice on different successful protocols I feel like we are already half way there on finding mine.
I've noted down all the successful protocols to show our RE and we will see what his thoughts are.

I'm thinking I stick to tamoxifen but add in possibly the estrace (or based on my past not responding well to estrace orally ) or I could go with menopur, tamoxifen and viagra.
But we will see what he thinks.
The main thing is I'm armed with bags of knowledge now so Im so not ready to give up.
After my scan today the nurse mention surrogacy, I told her Ive got lots of protocols to try before we think about that. Lol!
She looked rather shocked/sorry for me.
I don't think they have come a cross this issue many times at all and to be honest I think she thinks I'm bound to fail but I'm determined thanks to all these positive stories that I won't!
Bring on cycle 5!! Out consultation with our RE is 28th Jan so onwards and upwards.

I've also research fermoral massage, castor oil on your tummy and hot foot soaks. As I've spoken to other ladies that have used these during their cycles with great success. So I'm going to try those along with my usual supplements and raspberry leaf tea etc.
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IVF blocked tubes. Started journey to start our family on our wedding day 13.10.12
Started IVF Jan 2014
Had laparoscopy & hysteroscopy March 2015

Have 2 frozen Embryos
On 4th cycle now, though we haven't completed one yet due to poor lining, to thin.
Thin lining issues are driving me mad!
Cycle 1 May 15- lining 6.3 before egg collection-dropped to 3.5 on ET day, fluid. Estrogen tablets didn't work.
Cycle 2 FET lining disappeared by ET day. Up to 4 Estrogen tabs per day for two weeks-nothing worked!
Cycle 3 FET Tamoxifen 20mg cycle Nov-15 5.2mm lining at cd10 no fluid hooray!
Nov 15 cycle abandoned starting again in Dec 15 with double dose tamoxifen -40mg

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Posted 04 January 2016 - 12:00 PM

Good for you PrincessPariz! You'll find the right combo for your body. Keep us posted!
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Posted 05 January 2016 - 09:38 AM

Graceland, my lining measurements were in the low 5mm in my cancelled cycles.

Princess, I downregulated with one injection of Lupron (prostap) on my successful cycle. I started the 4mg of Estrace on day 3, and then increased the Estrace every two days by 2 mgs (1 pill), until I got to 12 mgs of estrace per day spread over the day. Basically, I took one estrace pill orally and inserted one vaginally, and repeated this every 8 hours.

We also did a lot of scans to check lining to see if we needed to adjust anything.

Princess have you ever simply monitored a natural cycle to see how thick your lining gets on its own? This can tell you a lot.

Also, for our successful fet, we took a break without any meds in my body for 6 months. We really started fresh on that last cycle and my uterus was very rested and calm because of it. If you can, take a good 3 months break and try again in the Spring. I know waiting can be hard, but I think it really helped me to rest my body for a while and let it reset itself. Time was ticking for sure (I was 47!), but I think it really helped my body to be able to absorb everything well because I had been free of artificial hormones and other drugs for 6 months. That fet went perfectly.

Hope this helps!
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Posted 05 January 2016 - 12:28 PM

I had an ultrasound yesterday and my linings at 6. The clinic called and said to keep doing what in doing (3mg estrace vaginally twice/day and estridol injections twice/week). I'm concerned about another week. The clinic didn't seem too concerned about it, but I wonder if another week will do anything, or if my lining will get "old"? I've had a few other cancelled cycles because of lining issues, and I always hate waiting the extra week to see what's going to happen cause it just seems so unnatural.

ET Aug 2014 - 19 retreived, 6 made to 5 day blasts - sent to PGD Lab (freeze all)...4 blasts good to go!

November 2014 - 1st FET cycle...cancelled due to bad uterine lining

December 2014 - 2nd FET cycle....cancelled due to bad uterine lining

February 2015 - 3rd FET cycle...uterine lining got to 0.8mm...transferred 2 blasts...BFN

June 2015 - 4th FET cycle (only 1 blast left to transfer...one didn't make it through thaw).....we'll see...nope BFN

Oct 2015 - 31 retrieved, 8 made to 5 day blasts - sent to PGD Lab (freeze all)....6 blasts good to go!

Jan 2016 - 5th FET cycle...lining got to 6.5mm, not great, but Dr seemed confident...transferred 2 blasts...just waiting...finished waiting

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Posted 05 January 2016 - 03:10 PM

Hi jodycer,

I have to say that reading your post and history sure made my blood boil. You've had two canceled cycles due to thin lining and your clinic sure is taking a laid-back attitude. Have you done anything different from the cancelled cycles this time to improve lining thickness?

I give the following advice to all gals who've had trouble with thin lining: the optimal chance of am embryo implanting is when the lining is between 9 and 14mms. Anything below or above that and chances of implantation and live birth decrease. The research to date is very clear on this.

Sadly, it is a common practice for North American clinics to set the cut-off for cancelling a cycle at anything below 7mm. It's not that there is zero chance of implantation at 7, but likelihood is reduced. The clinics abhor cancelling cycles as this reflects poorly in their reported statistics (success rates include all STARTED cycles, regrdless of cancellation). They would rather take the chance that the embryo will implant at 7mm (since SOME will) than cancel the cycle and reduce their success rate. Also, patients are never satisfied when a cycle is cancelled, so they set the bar for cancellation lower than the optimal measurement for higher rates of implantation. Sad but true.

So my advice is NEVER to transfer below 9mms. You risk wasting perfectly good embryos. You have control over whether to transfer or not, even though your clinic will push back. Stay strong!

For your current cycle, how many days into your cycle are you? If you are more than 10 days in and you are at only 6mms, then you should speak to your RE about doing something different now. Otherwise, you risk not getting to at least 9mms.

If your clinic brushes you off, consider another clinic or at least another RE. With two cancelled cycles under your belt, they should be doing things differently instead of more of the same.

Wishing you tons of luck. And btw, my history is very similar to yours. I only had success when I transferred with a lining above 9mm. Gave us our little girl.
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Posted 05 January 2016 - 03:16 PM

Everything Oci said so well.

 

My understanding via my RE is that sildenifil only requires a few days to work...so...your clinic could prescribe it and you could see if it improves things for a few days...if it doesn't...you know you'll need to add terbutaline to your next FET attempt.


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Posted 05 January 2016 - 03:27 PM

CHG gave excellent advice to save things now. I have read that her approach can rescue a lining. Bottom line: be proactive. So glad you asked the right question here. ☺
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Posted 05 January 2016 - 04:27 PM

Graceland, my lining measurements were in the low 5mm in my cancelled cycles.

Princess, I downregulated with one injection of Lupron (prostap) on my successful cycle. I started the 4mg of Estrace on day 3, and then increased the Estrace every two days by 2 mgs (1 pill), until I got to 12 mgs of estrace per day spread over the day. Basically, I took one estrace pill orally and inserted one vaginally, and repeated this every 8 hours.

We also did a lot of scans to check lining to see if we needed to adjust anything.

Princess have you ever simply monitored a natural cycle to see how thick your lining gets on its own? This can tell you a lot.

Also, for our successful fet, we took a break without any meds in my body for 6 months. We really started fresh on that last cycle and my uterus was very rested and calm because of it. If you can, take a good 3 months break and try again in the Spring. I know waiting can be hard, but I think it really helped me to rest my body for a while and let it reset itself. Time was ticking for sure (I was 47!), but I think it really helped my body to be able to absorb everything well because I had been free of artificial hormones and other drugs for 6 months. That fet went perfectly.

Hope this helps!


I have been scanned during a natural cycle before I started IVF and I remember them saying then that my lining was thin for what it should have been at that stage.
But as I say that was just before I started IVF.
I have light periods 1-2 days so that seems to go hand in hand with my thin lining.

I see what your saying about giving my body a rest.
But I'm so impatient and already feel like it's taking to long.
I haven't down regulated for the last two IVF cycles so my body has been following a natural cycle for these. But adding the tamoxifen.

I think depending on what my re says we will try one more cycle of something different and then maybe have a break go on holiday and relax then start again a few months later as you have suggested.
I appreciate your advice. I'm not sure how easily is handle doing nothing for 6 months though. But if we feel like this is for the best then so be it, we'll try it :)
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IVF blocked tubes. Started journey to start our family on our wedding day 13.10.12
Started IVF Jan 2014
Had laparoscopy & hysteroscopy March 2015

Have 2 frozen Embryos
On 4th cycle now, though we haven't completed one yet due to poor lining, to thin.
Thin lining issues are driving me mad!
Cycle 1 May 15- lining 6.3 before egg collection-dropped to 3.5 on ET day, fluid. Estrogen tablets didn't work.
Cycle 2 FET lining disappeared by ET day. Up to 4 Estrogen tabs per day for two weeks-nothing worked!
Cycle 3 FET Tamoxifen 20mg cycle Nov-15 5.2mm lining at cd10 no fluid hooray!
Nov 15 cycle abandoned starting again in Dec 15 with double dose tamoxifen -40mg

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Posted 11 January 2016 - 08:59 PM

Well had another ultrasound today, and got to 6.5. The dr is ok to transfer as he said it is textbook triple stripe, and he's seen a lot of women get pregnant with lining that looks like mine...so next Monday we will be transferring 2 hatched blasts...and then the wait

ET Aug 2014 - 19 retreived, 6 made to 5 day blasts - sent to PGD Lab (freeze all)...4 blasts good to go!

November 2014 - 1st FET cycle...cancelled due to bad uterine lining

December 2014 - 2nd FET cycle....cancelled due to bad uterine lining

February 2015 - 3rd FET cycle...uterine lining got to 0.8mm...transferred 2 blasts...BFN

June 2015 - 4th FET cycle (only 1 blast left to transfer...one didn't make it through thaw).....we'll see...nope BFN

Oct 2015 - 31 retrieved, 8 made to 5 day blasts - sent to PGD Lab (freeze all)....6 blasts good to go!

Jan 2016 - 5th FET cycle...lining got to 6.5mm, not great, but Dr seemed confident...transferred 2 blasts...just waiting...finished waiting

Beta #1 13dp5dt 1960 th_abfp.gif yahoo.gif

Beta #2 18dp5dt 14,950 th_aholysheep.gif

 


#73 Kitty2011

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Posted 12 January 2016 - 04:03 PM

Best of luck to you! I had a baby with a 6.9 lining. The egg was good quality so it worked and the lining was triple line, same as you. I really hope it works for you.  My lining was really thin too and the more meds I took the worse it get because while my estrogen was high, my body didn't absorb it. What worked for me was a natural, non-medicated cycle with electro stim acupuncture. 

 

Thinking of you and good vibes. Please keep us posted.



#74 cherry123

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Posted 13 January 2016 - 04:18 PM

hi, has any tried accupuncture for thin lining? If so, did it help? no difference? how often? Thank you! 



#75 CdnHockeyGal

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Posted 13 January 2016 - 09:15 PM

I have and it did help to an extent...but not enough.  It can help many women but I still needed medications in addition to acupuncture.  Good luck!


It was long, awful & hard. We got very lucky and didn't run out of both emotional and financial resources. We saw some of the most beautiful of people in our lowest moments. Baby Girl arrived Apr 10/2018





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