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Intro and 4th beta results

Hello,
I'm did ivf and am 6 weeks 4 days. We'll have out first us this sat and are crossing fingers that both embryos are there. Today I had my 4th beta drawn and even though it's super high at 66 709, it hasn't exactly doubled every 48hrs. I'm pretty sure it's normal, but I guess I need reassurance. Has anyone else experienced this?

Re: Intro and 4th beta results

  • My 4th beta was over 96k at around 6w2d and it did not have a 48-hour doubling time.  At that point it does slow down a bit so don't worry about that.  Congrats!
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  • @letsgobowlingx - my anxiety is so high they just let me so an extra check to put my mind at ease until the 1st us.

    Obviously that didn't quite work out! Ha!

    Thanks for the responses!
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  • Congrats! I just did ivf as well...my first u/s is tomorrow and I am sooo anxious about it! Good luck with yours!

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               June 2013: Hsg-Right tube blocked

                   July 26, 2013: Starting Follistim for IVF #1

                  August 2013: IVF #1 Cancelled- Abnormal embryos

             October/November 2013: IVF #2 w/ICSI

                        November 8, 2013: Transferred two early blasts (no frosties) 

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  • Congrats!!
    TTC #3 (#1 for DH) since September 2011. DX: Unexplained infertility with possible cervical factor. May 2012 did clomid with IUI - BFN August 2012 IUI #2 w/ follistim/letrozole - BFN September 2012 IUI #3 w/ follistim/letrozole - BFN October 2012 IUI #4 w/ follistim/letrozole - BFN November/December 2012 IVF/ICSI #1 Retrieved 12 eggs, 8 fertilized. Transferred 1 beautiful embryo and 5 made it to freeze. Got my BFP! January 2013 u/s showed empty gestational sac. FET cycle April 2013.  Transferred 2 5 day embryos.  BFP!!!!!  2 heartbeats!!!!  EDD:  12/27/13
  • Welcome!!

    Betas don't double as quickly after they get into the thousands.

    Sounds like your due date is the day before mine.  Yay July babies!
  • Sounds like your betas are right where they should be. Congrats!!
             

            

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  • @krdesi - lucky you! I'll be watching for some happy updates tomorrow!

    @brooklynesque - yay July babies! Are u in the monthly group?
  • Congrats and welcome!

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    5th Pregnancy: Ectopic, 2 doses of Methotrexate unsuccessful, surgery 4/10/12, right tube removed.

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    Congrats and welcome!!! Like PPs have said once your beta gets up there it doesn't double as fast. Good luck at your u/s on Sat!
    Eta: typo fixed

     

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  • Congrats and welcome! My RE only did 2 betas
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    Surprise BFP while on break cycle due to cysts.  It's a girl! Baby "E" born on Thanksgiving Day 11/28/13


  • @PurplePanda2 - the 3rd beta was a follow up on a wonky thyroid and the 4th was at my request because I'm an anxious nervous needy freak! My US is on Sat and I needed a little reassurance while waiting!
  • LuluPMW said:
    @PurplePanda2 - the 3rd beta was a follow up on a wonky thyroid and the 4th was at my request because I'm an anxious nervous needy freak!
    i totally relate to this!! ;)  
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  • I can't help wondering if that why they won't do an us before 7 weeks. Cause if I didn't see a hb I think I'd fret all the more until I did! 8-}
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