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HCG Infusions for FET?

  • By drl621 · New reply April 12, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • I'm guessing there are past threads on this, but in my search I did not really come across one. I am on my gazillionth transfer. Slight exaggeration, but only slight. I have never been pregnant. After ...

Waiting game

  • By tneisel · New reply April 7, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • Well, we've transferred our 1 and only snow baby on Friday. We've done 3 Fresh transfers all with BNF results. Now for the "fun" part, waiting. Hubs has had me on couch arrest for the weekend and I'm ...

Ivf, PCOS, high BMI, only 6 eggs retrieved ...

  • By NicoleB543 · New reply March 27, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Hi ... This is my first cycle ... I am 35 yrs old, DH is 37. I am significantly overweight ... BMI of 48 and I was diagnosed with PCOS many years ago. I had my egg retrieval this morning and while I had ...

Minivelle patch side effects

  • By tneisel · New reply March 26, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • I'm currently preparing for a frozen transfer and am using the Minivelle estrogen patches. Has anyone else used them? If so, did you have any weird side effects like sciatic pain or loss of appetite ...

BFP after FET but period started?

  • By gingerbelle · New reply March 13, 2014
  • 25 replies
  • I'm confused. At 10 days after my FET I had my beta done and it came back 436. That same day I started getting light pink spotting. Two days later I went to get a second beta and for sure I thought I ...

fundraising ideas

  • By vitalflame · New reply March 13, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Pardon the crosspost So we are heading into the donor egg thing. Supposed to be about 30.5 k, not counting meds and other fees. A new friend of mine did 11 rounds of ivf some time ago. She used a program ...

Advice after another failure

  • By kmtwick · New reply March 13, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • I have been TTC for almost five years. My husband and I (33 and 32) have fallen into the 'unexplained' category. We did clomid, iui, and then on to IVF. We had great embryos but after one fresh transfer ...

11 days post embryo transfer and no symptoms

  • By Bschwarcz · New reply March 11, 2014
  • 17 replies
  • I have almost made it through the 2WW. I test tomorrow. I'm nervous and excited at the same time. The 2 week wait has been so hard. I have had major highs and lows. A few days ago I was having some extreme ...

Boston Area FCNE

  • By mockingbird1 · New reply March 8, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • We have been patients at FCNE in Reading, outside of Boston. We were notified yesterday that our doctor surrendered his medical license as part of a disciplinary procedure. We know no details as to why ...

RE in Metro Detroit

  • By Katt31 · New reply February 27, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • Has anyone had experience with RMA of Michigan or Michigan Reproductive Medicine ...

Support during the 2 week waiting period after 3day embryo transfer

  • By Bschwarcz · New reply February 26, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • Hi! I'm looking for some support to get me through this time ...

Mini IVF Mexico

  • By karthy · New reply February 1, 2014
  • 19 replies
  • Hi, I have a question about mini ivf in Mexico. Has anyone here had success with ivf, mini ivf? I am particularly interested in the new hope fertility clinic in Mexico. Thank you ...


  • By tneisel · New reply January 11, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • Just had my follow up for a failed cycle. This was my third fresh transfer. I always have great amounts of eggs 15-17 each time, but the quailty are very poor. From all 3 cycles we only have 1 frozen ...


  • By tneisel · New reply December 23, 2013
  • 17 replies
  • I feel so defeated... Tomorrow is my beta and I started spotting this morning. I wouldn't be so upset, but this is my third FET. We transferred 3 embryos this cycle and changed my meds. I was slightly ...

Infertility and Facebook

  • By Missydale · New reply December 22, 2013
  • 29 replies
  • I wish I could post this on FB, but I'm afraid of the can of worms it might open, so I will post my rant here among people who will understand. Dear FB Friends, Hey. I get it. Facebook is a really easy ...

FET #1

  • By chunger · New reply December 4, 2013
  • 20 replies
  • DH and I are scheduled to have our first FET 12/18. The first IVF failed but dr has no real reason why. We only transferred one embryo in oct. and are now considering transferring two. What is your advice ...

Help - on vacation and short meds

  • By liz1980 · New reply November 30, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Hi. I just realized that I am 75 mg short for my meds on Sunday morning. I take 225 mg of Bravelle twice a day but I just realized that I am 75 mg short for my morning Sunday dosage. We are on vacation ...

3rd IVF, zero transferred

  • By VeryDetermined · New reply November 17, 2013
  • 12 replies
  • Beyond devastated. I had my retrieval on Monday and had 5 eggs. 4 matured and 4 fertilized. I was scheduled to have my 3 day transfer today, but my RE called this morning to tell me that none of them ...

Re: my bump looks and feel bigger than expected

  • By NyamiTiasi · New reply November 16, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • I want to first of apologise to all who responded to my post earlier. Whatever happened to my account i dont know but i couldnt open for about 2wks until now. Thanks for your understanding and please ...

Discouraged after retrieval

  • By VeryDetermined · New reply November 14, 2013
  • 6 replies
  • So I had my egg retrieval this morning and must say that I am feeling a bit disappointed.......I had about 15good sized follicles and only ended up with 5 eggs today. My 1st IVF, we had 10 eggs and 14 ...

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