I had a checkin with my RE this morning, bloodwork and dildo cam. I heard him tell the nurse who was taking notes that I had 7 follicles on both sides less than 10mm. I'm assuming that's good since I'm on BCP and haven't started meds yet. We're waiting for insurance approval this week, he wants to see me again next Monday and thinks we will start meds on Wednesday the 6th, which should put ER somewhere in the Aug 17-19 range.
After talking through all of this, the PA was like oh, did you want your husbands latest SA results? And she and the RE looked on her screen and compared them to the first SA. Big improvement and it actually seems like everything is in the normal range now?? I was not expecting that at all, my DH had chemo 8 years ago for testicular cancer and we assumed the first (poor) SA results were due to that. The 2nd SA was done just to confirm for insurance approval, they wanted 2 SAs and my day 3 results before authorizing treatment. I asked if he still recommended IVF and he said its still a reasonable plan due to my age and the better success rates, so assuming Aetna doesn't give us a hard time now with the normal SA I guess we are moving forward. Of course, now I'm wondering if we could get PG naturally after all, or with IUI, but at 36 I don't want to waste much more time. I haven't even had an HSG because we thought IUI was out of the question due to MFI, and it wouldn't matter if my tubes were blocked for IVF. But if the MFI diagnosis was a fluke, maybe there is something wrong with me after all? Anyone experience anything like this? I'm wondering if I should ask them to do an HSG anyway just so I know for future reference. My insurance will cover 2 rounds of IVF, and up to 6 IUIs. I'm hoping the first IVF is successful (as I'm sure you all have hoped) so I won't have to stress about what to do next.