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ER was Sunday

ER was Sunday and they got 15 eggs.  12 were mature and 11 fertilized.  They start grading the eggs the first day and 5 were excellent, 4 fair and one poor.  I feel pretty bloated and sore but better today.  Two funny stories:

1) They put me under and I was dreaming that i was home cuddling with my dog.  He always stands over me to wake me up to go potty.  So when the nurse wakes me up after the procedure the first the I said was "Do you need to go out to potty."  She thought that was pretty funny. 

2) My poor Husband was really super quiet after and all morning before we got the call.  I was actually pretty mad because he seemed very distant and uninterested.  He did mention that he was not happy about his sample but not much else.  So after we get the fert report, he starts saying how he thought he had messed the whole thing up.

Apparently, the room they put him in was a regular room with the stirups and ultrasound equip.  (how un sexy is that)  then he started to panic because things weren't going as quickly as he thought they should and he felt like the nurse was waiting on the other side of the door.  So he missed the cup at first and half went on the wall.  He said he was really worried, he messed the whole thing up.

Poor guy.  They really should have a room just for that stuff.  The man is just as important.

IVF#1 May 2011 15 Eggs Retrieved, 11 Fertilized using ICSI + HPT on 6/9/11 Beta #1 420 Beta #2 2167 US 7/1 TWINS!! Due 2/18/2012 Brooke and Nora born at 35.6 weeks Jan 20th 2012

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  • OMG, I always ask DH if he made it in the cup! Poor DH for missing it. He must have been so nervous.   I hope you are getting some rest.  5 excellent fert eggs sounds good to me. Are you doing a 3 or 5 day transfer? Good luck! We need a positive IVF around this board!!!

    TTC #1 since 8/1/10; Me:41 and BRCA1+, DH:46
    DOR (FSH 24.3)/ terrible egg quality ; homozygous MTHFR c677t
    5 IUI's: 2/11 to 6/11 and 1/12= BFN
    OE IVF#1-4 8/11-6/12= all BFN
    DE IVF#1 11/12 bad embryos= BFN
    DE IVF #2 2/13 BFP/Beta hell: m/c 5w6d
    CFNBC 7 months, not doing well; decided on guarantee program at RBA w/frozen DE
    DE IVF #3 1/14  ET 4BB; BFP;M/C 5w1d, incomplete m/c; MVA extraction in ER 7w1d

    DE FET#1 ET 3/1714; BFP, beta 1 3/27= 197, beta 2 3/31= 1586, beta 3 4/7= 13879!!
    First u/s= Twins with HBs at 6w2d! We are Team Pink x 2!!

    K & K born 11/21/14 at 38wks 4 days

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    SAIF/PAIF Welcome


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  • They will call us tonight and let us know if it's 3 or 5 day transfer.  Hoping for a 5 day. 
    IVF#1 May 2011 15 Eggs Retrieved, 11 Fertilized using ICSI + HPT on 6/9/11 Beta #1 420 Beta #2 2167 US 7/1 TWINS!! Due 2/18/2012 Brooke and Nora born at 35.6 weeks Jan 20th 2012
  • Wishing you lots of luck for the 5 day!!!!

    TTC #1 since 8/1/10; Me:41 and BRCA1+, DH:46
    DOR (FSH 24.3)/ terrible egg quality ; homozygous MTHFR c677t
    5 IUI's: 2/11 to 6/11 and 1/12= BFN
    OE IVF#1-4 8/11-6/12= all BFN
    DE IVF#1 11/12 bad embryos= BFN
    DE IVF #2 2/13 BFP/Beta hell: m/c 5w6d
    CFNBC 7 months, not doing well; decided on guarantee program at RBA w/frozen DE
    DE IVF #3 1/14  ET 4BB; BFP;M/C 5w1d, incomplete m/c; MVA extraction in ER 7w1d

    DE FET#1 ET 3/1714; BFP, beta 1 3/27= 197, beta 2 3/31= 1586, beta 3 4/7= 13879!!
    First u/s= Twins with HBs at 6w2d! We are Team Pink x 2!!

    K & K born 11/21/14 at 38wks 4 days

    imageimage

    SAIF/PAIF Welcome


    http://waitingforraintostop.wordpress.com

  • Ha, that's funny about your DH. When my DH did his first SA he only got about half his sample into the cup, and then neglected to tell anyone until they called and said his sample size was really low. I'm surprised they don't have a special room for that at your center.

    Good luck with everything, your numbers sound great so far!

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  • our RE has several special 'collection' rooms with a recliner chair, dirty mags and dvds
  • oh, and congrats on the 5 excellents!  and hopefully those fairs will step it up!  those seem like great numbers ... and remember, it only takes 1.
  • What you said to the nurse is pretty funny. sounds like good numbers. Good luck with the transfer.
    TTC #1 since June 2010
    Me: 36, DH: 42
    Dx: DOR and MFI

    DH: low count + very low motility; hormones all normal; Sperm DNA Frag. test = poor to fair; male karyotyping normal
    Me: FSH 13.4 + AMH 0.26 + hypothyroidism; Scratch the hypothyrodism (?); Blood clotting and immune panel all negative; endometrial biopsy normal

    IVF #1 (MDLF - Jul/Aug 2011): BFN (9R, 5M, 3F with ICSI, 3dt of 1 10-cell grade 2, no frosties)
    IVF #2 (EP-antagonist - Sep/Oct 2011): BFN (6R, 4M, 3F w/ ICSI, 3dt of 1 6-cell, 1 7-cell, grade 4s, no frosties)
    DE IVF #1 (shared cycle - June 2012): c/p (6R, 6F w/ICSI, 3dt 1 8-cell grade A- and 1 7-cell grade A-; no frosties)
    DE IVF #2 (shared cycle with new donor - Nov/Dec/ 2012): - BFP!!!!! 12/14/12. U/S on 12/27 shows twins!!!!!

    SAIFW/PAIFW
  • Great results!  And, your poor DH.  It is super stressful on us but we don't have to perform on command the way our men do--in just about the least sexy of situations....

    Fingers crossed for a 5-day transfer!

    me - 41 (dx: DOR); DH - 53 (no problems); 7/18/09 - married!; 8/4/09 - BFP on first (real)try; 9/14/09 - missed m/c; 9/15/09 - d&c; 11/09 - 3/10 - 4 natural cycles = BFN; 4/10 - dx hyperthyroidism caused by Graves' disease; 6/10 - thyroidectomy; 7/10 - 12/10 - 1 natural and 5 medicated IUI cycles = BFN; 1/11 - new RE; dx low ovarian reserve (AMH .42; 1/26/11 -- BFP (ectopic) from IUI #6; methotrexate 2/10/11; 6/2/11 - IVF #1 = BFN; 9/12/11 - prescreening for DE; 9/15/11 - IUI #7 (unmedicated)= BFN; 11/8 - begin DE cycle (shared risk program); 12/5 - ER (5 eggs/4 mature/3 fertilized/2 left by day 5) 12/10 - ET of one 1BB blast (expanded, "fair" quality), none to freeze; 12/22 - totally shocked by +hpt; beta #1 = 413; #2 = 3952 2/14 - CVS reveals a healthy baby girl! EDD: 8/27/12 DD born 8/31/12, 10 lbs 10 oz and perfect in every way. 
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