Hours over the holidays
Posted 07 October 2016 - 04:53 PM
Posted 14 October 2016 - 10:01 AM
Yes they do shut down, I was supposed to do an IUI treatment and it fell between Christmas and New Years last week so we had to switch it to a natural cycle.
TTC Since May 2014
3 rounds of IUI with Clomid all BFN!!
IVF #1 April 2016- 13 Eggs, 11 mature, 8 fertilized (ICSI). Fragmentation on all 8, transferred 2 3 day embryo's, used assisted hatching....Beta set for April 26th!
April 26th- BFN
July 3rd- Found out we are pregnant naturally! completely surprised but so excited! Due date is March 6, 2017!
Beta#1- 5 weeks- 6657
Beta#2- 5 weeks 5 days- 25823
Posted 18 December 2016 - 11:04 AM
Dx: low morphology (1%), probably DOR (AMH 11.8)
DH on Nutraception, Chinese herbs & Acupuncture --> No improvement
August 2016 - IUI #1 Clomid 100mg, trigger Pregnyl 5000. 2.3 million post-wash sperm count--> BFN One month break because of cysts. October 2016 - IUI #2 cancelled due to early ovulation One month break for SHG December 2016 - IUI #3 Clomid 100mg, trigger Pregnyl 5000. 3 million post-wash sperm count--> BFN February 2017 - IVF #1 to IUI
Antagonist protocol: started at 150 IU Gonal-F and 75 IU Luveris, baby aspirin. After 4 days of injections, increased Gonal-F to 300 IU. Luveris still at 75 IU, started Cetrotide 0.25mg. Only 4 mature follicles --> Converted to Superovulation IUI.
Trigger Pregnyl 10000 3 million post-wash sperm count. Taking baby aspirin and Prometrium.-->BFN Two cycles break required for the ovaries to recover.
May 2017 - IVF #2 - cancelled after retrieval Antagonist protocol: Dose increased to 300 IU Gonal-F and 150 IU Menopur. 8 days of stimulations. 6 eggs retrieved. All immature. Fertilization was not attempted. Taking Chinese Herbs, DHEA, high dose of Ubiquinol and Inositol powder. Switching to VFC, consulting with Dr. Hudson on July 17th Diagnosed with DOR. Asked to continue DHEA until retrieval August 2017 - IVF #3 Agonist/Antagonist Conversion Protocol. Suprefact, Puregon, Repronex, Dexamethasone, Orgalutran, Trigger with HCG & Decapeptyl, Intralipid. July 27 - Started Suprefact and stopped Chinese Herbs due to unknown interactions. August 9 - CD 1 August 11 - Suppression confirmed August 18 - last dose of Suprefact August 20 - starting 300 IU Puregon, 150 IU Repronex, 1mg Dexamethasone & baby asprin August 24 - added Orgalutran, first ultrasound and blood work in Calgary August 26 - Flew to Victoria, first ultrasound and blood work with Dr. Hudson August 30 - Hoping for 5-6 eggs. Triggered with 10,000 IU of Pregnyl and 0.2mg of Decapeptyl. September 1 - Retrieval with Dr. Graham, 9 eggs retrieved, Intralipid infusion after the retrieval September 2 - day 1 update - 6 eggs were mature, all ICSI'd and fertilized September 3 - day 2 update - 2 of 6 embryos are at grade 1, 4 of 6 are at grade 2. Probably day 5 transfer September 4 - day 3 update - day 5 transfer confirmed September 6 - Transfer with Dr. Hudson, transferred 1 grade 2 blast, not sure yet how many will be frozen September 7 - 1 day 6 grade 3 expanded blast frozen September 14 - evening of 8dp5dt - BFP (faint positive) September 18 - 12dp5dt - beta 220 September 20 - 14dp5dt - beta 446 September 22 - 16dp5dt - beta 1030