IVF #3 Protocol/Results

April 24th – Day 3 Baselines:  E2 less than 20, FSH = 6.5, LH = 6.3

April 26th – Start BCP

May 28th – Cycle Baseline Appointment

May 30 through June 2 – 225 Follistim, 1 powder Menopur, Baby Aspirin, Dexamethasone

June 3 – 18 follicles, 3 measurable (e.g. over 10), E2 = 325.  Continue same protocol

June 4 -Same protocol

June 5 – Didn’t get official #’s but tech said 6 measurable (i.e. over 10).  Continue with 225 Follistim, 1 powder Menopur

June 6 – 150 Follistim, 1 powder Menopur

June 7 – 150 Follistim, 1 powder Menopur + Ganirelix

June 8 – according to u/s tech, 21 follicles over 10!.  No official count or E2 levels.   Same med protocol.

June 9 – least favorite u/s tech now tells me 11 follicles over 10.  WTF?  She did this last cycle as well and freaked me out.  Now, I just ignore her.   No official count or E2 level but we have a retrieval day — Friday!!  Last day for same med protocol.

June 10 – Ganirelix and 1 Ovidrel!!

June 12 – Retrieval — 28 eggs retrieved

June 13 – Fertilization Report – 28 retrieved, 13 mature, 8 embryos

June 17 – Transfer 3 Blasts (4AA, 4AB, 4BB).  2 4BB blasts frozen.

June 26 – OHSS, Boo! Positive Beta…YAY!!! HCG= 228, Progesterone = 142 (9dp5dt/14dpo)

June 27 – 2 liters of fluid drained. Feel much better!

June 29 – HCG = 818 & Progesterone = 179 (12dp5dt/17dpo)

July 1 – HCG = 1845 & Progesterone over 200 (14dp5d6 / 19dpo)

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One Response

  1. I have my cycle baseline appt tomorrow also for IVF #3 or #2 take 2 since the 2nd one was cancelled for a lead follicle. Good luck. Feel free to email me.

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