* Author Topic: **Success with FET - please help others by filling out the Questionnaire**  (Read 121825 times)

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Offline Vixxx

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1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET? - Natural
2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take? -
3.   Did you use meds for immune issues? Just low dose pred
4.   Did you also take extra supplements?- Pregnacare and folic acid
5.   How embryos did you thaw? 2
6.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer? 2
7.   Did you go for SET? No
8.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred? frozen on day 3, transferrred on day 5
9.   What grade embryo's did you have transfered? Not sure but clinic said they were borderline quality for freezing
10. What was your lining thickness prior to ET? Don't know
11. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)? Twins
12. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP? This was first FET
13. Did you have any cramps after transfer? Yes
14. Did you spot after transfer? Yes quite a lot! Subsequently learned it's quite common with twins!
Good luck everyone!
PS - This was old-style freezing, not vitrification!



 

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    Offline impatientlady

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    1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET?
    Medicated

    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take?
    I've already forgotten the names! Tablets and supositories.

    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues?
    No

    4.   Did you also take extra supplements?
    Just vitamins

    5.   How embryos did you thaw?
    Three

    6.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer?
    Two

    7.   Did you go for SET?
    ??

    8.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred?
    Three Days
    9.   What grade embryo's did you have transfered?
    I was not told a grade, just that they hadn't multiplied as expected and were poor.

    10. What was your lining thickness prior to ET?
    Good

    11. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)?
    Twins but lost one before seven weeks.

    12. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP?
    Two

    13. Did you have any cramps after transfer?
    No

    14. Did you spot after transfer?
    No

    Offline Betty-Boo

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    Dear all,


    As requested, another question has been added ref the freezing process:

    1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET?
    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take?
    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues?
    4.   Did you also take extra supplements?
    5.   How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification?106.   How embryos did you thaw?
    7.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer?
    8.   Did you go for SET?
    9.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred?
    10.   What grade embryo's did you have transfered?
    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET?
    12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)?
    13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP?
    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer?
    15. Did you spot after transfer?

    The list is fluid and if you'd like other questions to be added - I'm more than happy to do so.

    Thank you so much for your time.

     ^reiki^ ^reiki^ ^reiki^

    Tis xxx

     ^fairydust^ ^fairydust^

    Offline Faithope

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    1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET? Medicated
    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take? progynova and cyclogest
    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues? no
    4.   Did you also take extra supplements? no
    5.   How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification? vitrification
    6.   How embryos did you thaw? 2
    7.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer? 2
    8.   Did you go for SET? -
    9.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred? 5 day blasts one thawed 100%, the other 80%
    10.   What grade embryo's did you have transfered? both 3AB's
    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET? 11mm
    12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)?  ^angel^
    13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP? first one
    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer? yes for afew hours
    15. Did you spot after transfer? no

    I wanted to list my FET even though it has resulted in an  ^angel^ because I found this a great help when going through FET, it can and does work, I got a BFP from it, it just didn't stick

    Offline AnnBangor

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    1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET? Natural
    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take?
    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues?no
    4.   Did you also take extra supplements? Pregnacare Plus
    5.   How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification?
    6.   How embryos did you thaw? 2
    7.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer? 2
    8.   Did you go for SET?
    9.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred? Blasts
    10.   What grade embryo's did you have transfered? Don't know but they weren't top grade
    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET? They didn't say
    12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)? Singleton
    13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP? First Frozen cycle
    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer? Yes day 1 and 2 after FET
    15. Did you spot after transfer? No

    Offline smileandbehappy

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    I can't believe I get to post here!
    1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET? Medicated
    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take? Down regulation for 5 weeks! (due to cysts) Then 4 x 2mg daily estrogen for 4 weeks (due to thin lining)
    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues? Yes, intralipids, vaginal viagra, clexane, steroids, antibiotics
    4.   Did you also take extra supplements? Pregnacare Plus, BVits, (During lining issues also high dose vit e, Q10, L'Arganine)
    5. How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification? I don't know, sorry
    6.   How embryos did you thaw? 8 (on request to take to day 3 and have the best choice. We had a lot from ohss and we knew this was going to be our last nhs cycle as we were exhausted with the whole thing)
    7.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer? 2
    8.   Did you go for SET? I don't know what this is, sorry
    9.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred? Day 3
    10.   What grade embryo's did you have transfered? Grade A, both 8 cells
    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET? Took me a long time to get it to 7mm (1 week before ET)
    12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)? Too early to know!
    13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP? Second Frozen Cycle
    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer? Yes! they started 4 days after transfer and by the second week I was certain it was all over...I even found accomodation in Athens for a cycle with Penny!
    15. Did you spot after transfer? I had some spotting on the morning before my test day and was certain it was over. It was pink and only happened once.

    Offline Alra

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    1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET?
    Two successful natural FET

    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take?


    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues?
    Clexane


    4.   Did you also take extra supplements?
    Pregnacare


    5.   How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification?
    14 Blasts frozen via vitrification due to OHSS

    6.   How embryos did you thaw?
    3 the first time, 1 the second time


    7.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer?
    2 the first time, 1 the second time


    8.   Did you go for SET?
    Yes, for my second FET


    9.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred?
    Blastocysts


    10.   What grade embryo's did you have transfered?
    Don't know exactly, but they said top grade  :)


    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET?12mm and 11mm

    12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)?
    The first time it was twins, but lost one at 10 weeks. Currently pregnant with second baby

    13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP?
    None. Both were successful at the first attempt
    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer?No

    15. Did you spot after transfer?
    No

    Good luck everyone! FET does work!

    Offline Lala30

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    1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET? - Medicated

    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take? Cyclogest and Progynova

    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues? No

    4.   Did you also take extra supplements? Folic Acid

    5.   How embryos did you thaw? 2

    6.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer? 2

    7.   Did you go for SET? ?????

    8.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred? 8 cell and 7 cell (slight fragmentation)

    9.   What grade embryo's did you have transfered? Grade 1 and Grade 1/2

    10. What was your lining thickness prior to ET? 8.6 (but had 1 more week before transfer so might have been a bit thicker)

    11. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)?  Not had scan yet

    12. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP? 1 cancelled 1 fresh and 1 frozen

    13. Did you have any cramps after transfer? Yes

    14. Did you spot after transfer? No

    Hope this helps people, I know it helped me to read people's success stories  :


     

    Offline staceykav78

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    • XX MY LITTLE ANGEL XX
    1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET?  FET
    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take?   UTROGESTAN / PROGYNOVA
    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues?  NO
    4.   Did you also take extra supplements?   PREGNACARE
    5.   How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification?106.   How embryos did you thaw?  3
    7.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer?  1
    8.   Did you go for SET?
    9.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred?  DAY 3 / 6 CELL
    10.   What grade embryo's did you have transfered?
    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET?
    12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)?
    13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP?  THIS IS MY FIRST FET ATTEMPT
    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer?  NOT REALLY BUT I DID THROW UP LATER IN THE EVENING
    15. Did you spot after transfer?  YES BUT VERY SMALL ALMOST DIDN'T NOTICE IT

    Offline elpis

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    1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET?
    medicated
    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take?
    think it was called suprecur and menopur?
    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues?
    no
    4.   Did you also take extra supplements?
    yes- royal jelly, pregnacare with the oil tablets. also did acupuncture
    5.   How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification?106.   How embryos did you thaw?
    they froze 3 embryos, all 3 survived the thaw
    7.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer?
    2
    8.   Did you go for SET?
    no- we were told the chance of FET was between 2 and 8 %
    9.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred?
    they were day 2 4 cell when frozen, day 3 when put back, 5cell and 8 cell
    10.   What grade embryo's did you have transfered?
    1 was grade 1 when frozen, the other was grade 2, both had dropped a grade in the freeze-thaw
    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET?
    cant remember.
    12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)?
    TWINS!!
    13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP?
    one
    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer?
    no. generally felt a lot better than after fresh cycle
    15. Did you spot after transfer?
    no

    happy for people to pm me. twins are now 3 months old. never thought fet would work but it goes to show statistics mean nothing. they told us 60% chance with fresh and 5% with frozen!