Hi Wendy, I just wanted to say again how sorry I am about your PGD results. I also want to say that I think the decision to have healthy children and to be willing to endure the pain of IVF/PGD testing is something that I admire deeply. While my husband and I have made the same decision, the commitment to stick to it is definitely tough. Your percentage of passing the genetic disorder seems really high - do you mind sharing what your predicted percentage of inheritance was? I'm afraid, and I'm thinking that maybe I should be preparing myself for your same situation just in case.
Also, I was wondering if your PGD required a probe? If so, are you able to re-use the same probe over again after the initial test? Did you have to pay the entire $4000 over again? Thanks in advance for any help you can offer - this PGD process is crazy.
| Married since 2008 | DH and I: Both 30 | Me: Endometriosis and Carrier of an X-Linked Dominant Genetic Disorder | DH: Low Morph | Planning IVF with PGD and PGS in 2013 | Freeze-All IVF #1: March 2013 ER 3/26. 29R, 12M, 11F. 4 5AA frozen blasts. Freeze-All IVF#2: May 2013 ER 5/15. 31R, 21M, 20F. 6 5AA frozen blasts. Our PGD probe was completed in late June (total of 20 weeks to develop). PGD and PGS Results came on 6/19: 3 healthy embryos (normal chromosomes and unaffected by my family's genetic disorder). FET #1: July 2013 Natural Cycle - Cancelled due to insufficient lining (only got to 7.5mm). FET #1.2: August 2013 - Medicated Cycle with Lupron & Estrogen Patches to build up lining. Single embryo transfer was 8/23. Beta #1: 240! Beta #2: 578! U/S on 9/19 at 6w4d: We saw the heart beating at 131bpm. Second U/S on 10/4 at 8w5d: We saw the heart beating at 178bpm. EDD 5/11/2014