Infertility Story

Quick rundown of our history:

2012 – Started TTC Spring with temping, opks and timed intercourse

2012 – Fall we became concerned after 6 months of actively trying without results

2012 – Winter our Family Doc prescribed clomid, 3 rounds with no success

2013 – Spring Fertility clinic consultation

2013 – Fall fresh IVF Cycle (Eric in the hospital with appendicitis)

  • Eric’s morphology = >1%
  • 11 follicles, 9 eggs retrieved, 7 mature, 4 fertilized with ICSI
  • transferred 2 day 3
  • didn’t make it to beta, breakthrough bleeding, BFN

2014 – Early Spring FET Cycle

  • transferred remaining 2 frozen blastocysts
  • didn’t make it to beta, breakthrough bleeding, BFN

2015 – Feb Moved to NYC, Consultation with new clinic, new RE, testing

2016 – Late Spring fresh IVF Cycle (Eric loses his job, Olivia is sick with flu)

  • Biopsy shows evidence of endometriosis, Eric’s morphology = 6%
  • Tried intralipids
  • 22 follicles, 22 eggs retrieved, 19 mature, 2 fertilized naturally, 7 fertilized with ICSI
  • transferred 2 day 5 embryos
  • BFN beta

2016 – June Moved to Texas

2016 – Late Fall FET

  • Lupron Depot 3 month injection to reset lining due to Endometriosis
  • Lovenox & Prednisone for MTHFR gene mutation and Immune Issues
  • Headed to NYC for transfer Dec 13 (fingers crossed!)

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For past blog posts of our journey in Canada and NYC please visit femmeinfertile.blogspot.com