BFP IVF #1

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Registered: 01-27-2011
BFP IVF #1
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Sun, 11-20-2011 - 6:44pm

Hi. I've been moreso of a lurker on this board. I had posted on the TTCYFC for awhile but soon began lurking there too. Thought I'd share my story in case anyone else can find hope or other information from it. My story in short.....TTC x 16 cycles. My age 31, DH 34. DH diagnosed with teratospermia (abnormal morphology 3-3.5% normal shaped) but otherwise normal counts, motility, etc. Much later on I was diagnosed with diminished ovarian reserve (my FSH is 9, AMH 0.48). We tried naturally for 12 cycles, then tried one cycle of clomid with timed intercourse, then 2 IUIs with clomid. After the 2nd IUI was when I learned of my DOR. We then made the decision to move forward to IVF mainly b/c I didn't know how much longer I might have to produce eggs. We switched RE's and

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Registered: 01-27-2011
In reply to: pa1980
Fri, 01-13-2012 - 6:11pm

Thanks tess0425! and loads of baby dust to you on your first IVF cycle!

And just to update everyone....currently 12 weeks along with a singleton. Everything has been going great. Just had an U/S on Wed and the baby waved at us as soon as they put the transducer on my abd. It is crazy how the baby actually looks like a baby now. I've been feeling good too. No signficant morning sickness to speak up my first trimester. Just hungry and thirsty all the time. and we finished the Progesterone shots a few days after Xmas so that was awesome!

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Registered: 01-27-2011
In reply to: pa1980
Fri, 01-13-2012 - 6:07pm

Hi Mary,

My antral follicle count was 17 which was normal. My RE was optimistic that I would have a good response to the IVF meds. He was hoping for 10 mature eggs but we ended up with only 4.

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Registered: 11-28-2011
In reply to: pa1980
Mon, 01-09-2012 - 11:50pm

This is a really late reply!

Mary (32) DH (33) - TTC#1 since Feb '10 DOR, FSH 13, AMH low, AFC <4. HSG all clear. SA good. IUI's #1, #2, #3 Dec'11, Feb'12, Apr'12 - all BFN.  Mini-IVF#1 BFP! Beta #1-104, Beta #2-244

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Registered: 03-21-2011
In reply to: pa1980
Sat, 01-07-2012 - 12:02pm

Hi Krista!

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Registered: 08-27-2008
In reply to: pa1980
Mon, 11-21-2011 - 10:28pm
The best present ever! What a great second beta =) KUP on your u/s...can't wait to hear how it goes.

Caryn
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Registered: 04-29-2008
In reply to: pa1980
Mon, 11-21-2011 - 10:28pm
Thank you so much! This is exactly what I needed to read tonight....I have 4 mature eggs this cycle, all 4 have fertilized (as of yesterday) but I won't hear how they are until Thursday and hopefully a 5-day transfer. Your story is really giving me some hope!

Blessings for a happy and healthy 9 months!

 

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Registered: 01-27-2011
In reply to: pa1980
Mon, 11-21-2011 - 5:43pm

Thanks ladies! Beta #2 today was 1617. U/S scheduled for 12/5/11. My mom has been asking me to get her a list of what I want for Christmas but honestly I've got everything I could want right now!

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Registered: 11-13-2008
In reply to: pa1980
Mon, 11-21-2011 - 2:32pm

Congratulations Krista!

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Registered: 08-27-2008
In reply to: pa1980
Mon, 11-21-2011 - 1:03pm

Congratulations Krista!!! Nice of you to come out of the shadows and share your story with us. Please keep us posted on beta #2 and your first u/s =)

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Registered: 05-16-2009
In reply to: pa1980
Mon, 11-21-2011 - 7:16am
Congrats!
Sarah, 25 *IVF*First Cycle Canceled. Second Cycle Chemical Pregnancy. *Third Cycle Successful 3 weeks hospital for Pre-E. E&E born July 2010 via emergency cesarean at 34 weeks. NICU for a month. Now home & healthy. *FET with embies from cycle 3- BFN

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