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|Mon, 11-16-2009 - 11:20am|
I've been holidng off on updating until I really knew what was going on....so here is the long story that I will try to make as short as possible.
As some of you may remember, I cycled w/ my sis as the donor in September. Turns out, even though she's only 27, her eggs are just as crappy as mine. Bummer. BFN. We picked out an anonymous donor and things were moving along quickly. she went in for her b/w and antral follie u/s and only had 11.5 antrals (how you can have 1/2 of an antral is beyond me). Well, because we are doing shared risk, their requirement is a minimum of 12 antrals. We were told by our (former and horrific) donor coordinator that a December cycle was out of the question. So not only were we not going to be able to cycle in December, we now potentially had to find a new donor and start ALL over.
This all happened on Friday, 10/30. On Monday, 11/2, i talked to my doc and she said she was goign to call shared risk to see if there is anything they could do. Well low and behold, i got a call later that day (from the donor coordinator I Like- i had the other one fired and told my doc i don't want to work w/ her!!) that shared risk accepted my donor!!! She went back in a few days later and her antrals were up at 14, all of her b/w came back fine, so we're moving forward!!
I started Lupron about a month ago (long story) and she starts on 11/21, which is this weekend- she starts stims on 11/28. I'm SO excited to FINALLY be moving forward!!!!!
~KateTTC 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