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Mon, 12-14-2009 - 3:56pm

Hi Everyone, so donor had her ER today and I had my lining re-checked.

Thank GOD my lining was 8mm and back to triple layer....the u/s tech said that's just what he likes to see.

When we were there, we met w/ the embryologist and they got 23 eggs....and out of those, 21 were mature!!!!!!!! Can you believe it??? Tomorrow we will get the fert report...until then PRAYERS....I will keep you all posted!!!


TTC May, 2007Initial Diagnosis: MFI4 IUI's w/ Clomid- all BFNIVF #1 June- Lupron protocol. 9 eggs, 6 mature, 4 fertilized, 3 day transfer, 1 x 7 cell grade A= BFNDiagnosis: bad eggsIVF #2 September- Antagon protocol. 6 eggs, 5 mature, 4 fertilized, 3 day transfer, 2 x 8 cell perfect embies, 1 x 5 cell slow-poke.Result: POSITIVE beta on 10/6- 43.7Beta #2 on 10/8: 139, Beta # 3 on 10/10: 382u/s #1 on 10/17: 1 sac measuring 5w3dM/C on 10/24Next up: seeking 2nd opinion of doc who specializes in diagnosis and m/c. Diagnosis: Low ovarian reserve and problem w/ Sperm DNA (DFI)DH on high doses of Antioxidants to help w/ DFI. Results went from 30.7% down to 17.2%! YIPPEEE!!IVF #3 February, 2009- Retrieval 2/22/09-5 eggs2/23/09- Fert report. Only 1 mature egg out of the 5. It did fertilize normally2/25/09- ET- Transfered one perfect 8 cell embie. STICK BABY STICK!!3/7/09- AF Arrived. BFNMay, 2009- IVF #45/14/09- Retrieval of 16 eggs, 9 mature, 7 fertilized5/17/09- Transfer of 4 embies- one 8 cell grade A, one 7 cell grade A, two 6 cell grade B5/29/09- BFP! HCG: 121. 6/1/09 HCG: 407. 6/3/09: HCG 984. 6/5/09: HCG 20536/8/09- early u/s showing gestational sac- no yolk. HCG only rose to 3,698. Not a good sign6/10/09- more u/s and bw6/16/09- no yolk sac- m/c D&CNEXT UP: DE w/ my sister as the donor. Lupron to begin on 8/25/09. Stims started on 9/7/0910/2/09- DE IVF cycle #1- BFNMoving on to anonymous DE and HOPEFULLY cycling in December


6-time IVF Survivor

2 m/c's

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Registered: 02-11-2008
In reply to: ack_gal
Mon, 12-14-2009 - 10:57pm
Great news Kate!!


Mom to Sebastian Robert after 3+ years of infertility

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Registered: 02-04-2008
In reply to: ack_gal
Mon, 12-14-2009 - 10:21pm
That's fantastic!



Mason James was born 8/21/10, 8lbs 12 oz after close to 3 years of infertility.
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Registered: 06-30-2005
In reply to: ack_gal
Mon, 12-14-2009 - 8:42pm

What great news! I know that fert report is going to be great! This is so awesome! Congrats!


TTC #1 since 2005 IUI #1 - chem. pregnancy
IUI #2 - BFN
5/2007 -BFP naturally, m/c 6/07
IUI #3 - BFN
IVF#1 canceled-IUI #4 & IUI #5 -BFN
ET 12/4 -successfully transferred 3 beautiful embies!! Beta #1 is 12/16

Too many IUI’s, IVF’s and failed attempts to count.

TTC #1 since 2005
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Registered: 10-31-2008
In reply to: ack_gal
Mon, 12-14-2009 - 7:59pm
Awesome news Kate!


TTC since 6/2007. 
IVF #1 Jan 2009 - BFN
IVF# 2  April 2009 - BFN
IVF# 3 July

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Registered: 01-11-2008
In reply to: ack_gal
Mon, 12-14-2009 - 7:11pm

YEY!!! Kate I am so excited for you. That is an awesome #. Sending tons of embie growing vibes. It is about time you had some good news. FX'd.


----"Never give up on something that you can't stop thinking about every second of every day."----


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Registered: 10-19-2004
In reply to: ack_gal
Mon, 12-14-2009 - 5:49pm
Kate, Congrats! Healthy dividing vibes to your embies! This cycle sounds like your winner!
-Jenna, 41
- Jenna
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Registered: 11-29-2005
In reply to: ack_gal
Mon, 12-14-2009 - 4:00pm

That is TREMENDOUS Kate!!!!!


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