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Fertilization Report Back- :(

So, of the 8 they got, only 2 were mature. Those were ICSI'd and are officially fertilized.  Two more eggs were deemed mature today so they were ICSI'd.  They will call tomorrow to let me know if those two fertilized.  Just super disappointed because I thought I would have a lot more to work with.  

She said that going in I had one follie that was 27 so it was for sure time to trigger.  And based on my labs I for sure didn't ovulate.  She said *if* I have to do another cycle they would start me out on higher doses of meds and trigger with HCG instead of Lupron.  But that she would expect me to have a similar amount of eggs each time.  

 I've said from the beginning that I don't want twins, but now that I'm down to only 2 possible embryos, I just want to be pregnant..one or two.  Whatever.  I just don't want to go through this again.  And I know they only freeze really really quality embryos.  So I just want them both put in.    

11/02/10- DS Born
6/2011- DH started chemo for testicular cancer
9/2011- Remission!!!!
6/2012- IUI #1 natural with HCG shot- banked sperm (BFN)
7/2012- IUI #2 natural with HCG shot- banked sperm (BFN)
-changed RE-
11/13/12- IVF #1 Bravella 225/Menopur 150/Ganarelix, triggered with Lupron. 11/27- 8R/2M + 2 mature next day/ 4 fertilized/ 2 grade III with 20% fragmentation transferred back on day 3. No frosties. BFN. Boo :(.
Plan: New semen analysis in January and #2 IVF hopefully with fresh sample in March.

Re: Fertilization Report Back- :(

  • Oh honey, I am sorry.  I hope the 2 for today jump back into the game!  I am worried the same is going to happen to me since I had a 27 today and the rest were all 21-14.  This whole process is so confusing.  I know it has been said before but it is true.  All we need is one.  Can we make that our theme song?
    TTC#1: 14 months on our own (did HSG, b/w, SA);
    BFP on Cycle 14--TWINS! Identical twin boys stillborn at 19wks(1/9/10)
    3 break cycles; took clomid 50mg, BFP #2 Beta #1 35, Beta #2 338!!! Owen was born 2/11/11! 
    TTC#2: 4 cycles on clomid: BFNs
    BFP #3: Cycle #5 100mg clomid; beta #1 21; beta #2 6=CP 
    Cycle #6 break cycle TTC no meds=BFN
    Cycle #7: 150 clomid+ovidril+IUI=BFN (switched to RE)
    Cycle #8: follistem+ovidril+TI=BFN
    Cycle #9 Forced break due to cyst
    Cycle #10 follistem+ovidril+TI=BFN
    Cycle #11 follistem+ovidril+TI=BFN
    Cycle#12 Forced break due to cyst, went on BCP; did repeat HSG, Saline U/S
    Cycle #13 IVF: Follistim/Menapur ER 11-30 11 eggs, 5 mature, 4 fertilized and 3dt on 12-3; BFN
    Cycle #14: IVF#2 lupron/follistim/menopur ER 1-22, 19 eggs, 14 fertilized, 5dt on 1-27, BFP!! beta 1: 63, beta 2: 119; EDD 10-15-13; 1 frozen embie
    Miracle Surprise BFP, EDD 10-1-15; saw HB great Betas, 11weeks lost baby MC at home
    Moved forward with FET transfered solo frostie on 6-4-15, beta 1: 315, beta 2: 738, u/s showed one baby on track EDD 2-21-16
  • My second IVF I think we also had this problem with follicles being out of sync.  Too many small as compared to the mature follies.  That's why my estrogen was high compared with the eggs we ended up with (expected about twice as many).  

    Just did a natural cycle with monitoring and turns out my normal follicle size is about 26!  So triggering to early may have been an issue for me in the past.. 

    TTC #1 12/2009
    BFP #1 1/2010, M/C 6 weeks
    BFP #2 6/2010, DD lost to congenital heart disease, we are heartbroken.

    TTC #2 4/2011, diagnosed MTHFR, FVL
    Four natural cycles BFN; Clomid IUI BFN; Follistim IUI BFN;
    1/2012 IVF #1 BFN
    4/2012 FET BFP #3
    5/2012 7w1d u/s: anembryonic demise; M/C @ 8w.
    6/2012 found Stage II/III endo on laparoscopy, removed w/ laser.
    8/2012 IVF #2 epic fail: no viable embryos.

    Vacation, break, second opinions, on to new RE.
    1/2013 Surprise chemical pregnancy BFP #4 (break cycle), IVF #3 postponed.
    2/2013 TI w/ hormonal support, prednisone, aspirin, Lovenox, acupuncture gave us a miracle BFP #5!
    Heartbeat on U/S at 6w1d! Baby,please stay!!
    Our miracle baby boy arrived 10/2013!  We are so in love!!

    10/2014 Surprise BFP #6
    Our second daughter arrived in May 2015!  We are so grateful!  

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