Infertility

Trigger Shot?

I currently ovulate very late on my own, CD 26 or later. I have done two rounds of Clomid (one with IUI). I ovulated both times. I did one round of Femara and ovulated as well. However, BFN all three times. I have heard women talk about trigger shots. I have an appt with a new specialist this week. Should I bring this up to her? If I am taking the Clomid or Femara what exactly does the trigger shot do? Has anyone had any success with it?
TTC since Nov 2010 Clomid Cycle # 1 February 2011 (CD 3-7) Ovulated CD 16 BFN- AF March 6th Took month off for GI Endoscopy Clomid Cyle # 2 April 2011 (CD 3-7) LH :) May 2nd IUI # 1 May 3rd May 16th- BFN and AF Femara Cycle #1 May 18 (CD3-6) Positive Ovulation test CD 12 BFN June 7th Seeing new specialist June 9th

Re: Trigger Shot?

  • I ovulate very late as well.  The trigger shot will make your body ovulate when your follicles are mature.  I like the trigger shot because it takes away the guessing game. 
    Me: 27, DH: 28 TTC since 11/09
    2/10 & 3/10 Clomid 50mg-BFN
    5/10-Lap Surgery for Stage 2 Endo
    3/11-IUI#1 with Follistim and Menopur-developed mild OHSS= BFN
    6/11-IUI#2 with Follistim -developed moderate OHSS= BFN!
    7/11-FSH-11, AMH 1.6
    9/11-ttc naturally with positive thoughts :)
    10/6/11-POSITIVE pregnancy test!!! 15dpo BETA-220
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  • I also ovulate on my own, but I asked my RE to add a trigger shot so that we could control the timing better.  The trigger shot induces ovulation around 36 hours after you get the shot.  Good luck.
    TTC since November 2009
    Mild MFI, irregular cycles, HSG only showed left tube open
    IUIs #1-3: Femara -- BFN
    IUI #4: Follistim + HCG boosters -- BFN
    Sept./Oct. 2011 IVF#1: Long Lupron, 3dt of 2 -- BFN + 1 frostie
    Surprise BFP 11.21.2011: missed m/c at 9w2d, D&C 12.27.2011
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