* Author Topic: **Success with FET - please help others by filling out the Questionnaire**  (Read 128622 times)

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Offline longtimecoming

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  • seeing the story from both sides!
1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET?
medicated
2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take?
progynova and gestone
3.   Did you use meds for immune issues?
prednisolone 25mg
4.   Did you also take extra supplements?
no
5.   How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification?106.   How embryos did you thaw?
slow freeze, defrosted 2
7.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer?
2
8.   Did you go for SET?
no
9.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred?
day 2!!!
10.   What grade embryo's did you have transferred?
both A
11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET?
wasn't measured
12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)?
single
13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP?
1 other
14. Did you have any cramps after transfer?
YES LOADS AND LOADS and still going now!!!!!
15. Did you spot after transfer?
yes, thought I was BFN 2 days before, still bleeding now!

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    Offline honeybaby244

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    Hi there,
    Thrilled to get a successful FET at Chiltern Hospital. Here are my answers to your questions:
    Natural cycle FET
    No meds
    No immune issues
    Took all Zita Wests Supplements including double the Oil caps and pre and post transfer acupuncture at Zita Wests
    Don't know how frozen or thawed
    2 embryos transfered
    No SET
    Day 3
    grade 1
    don't know lining thickness
    Single baby
    First FET
    No cramps
    V little spotting

    Offline Flyby

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

    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take?  Took oestrogen but ovulated on day 9.

    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues?  Treated empirically with Prednisolone,    Clexane, high dose folic acid, antibiotics and baby aspirin.

    4.   Did you also take extra supplements?  Loads.... six months before egg collection up until transfer (two months after egg collection) Pregnacare conception, Ubiquinol, Vitamin D3, PQQ, Royal Jelly, Lycopene, Iron, Pycnogenol, Selenium and Zinc, Probiotic, Vitamin B complex, PABA, L'Arginine, Myo-Inositol, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Melotonin and Fish oil!!!! (Plus a wheatgrass smoothie every day)

    5.   How the embryos were frozen?  Vitrification.

    6.   How embryos did you thaw?  4

    7.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer?  4

    8.   Did you go for SET?  No.

    9.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred?  Day 6 blastocysts transferred 4 days post ovulation.

    10.   What grade embryo's did you have transferred?  3 perfect, 1 ok.

    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET?  10.6

    12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...).  Single.

    13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP?  1st FET after 4 failed IVFs.

    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer? No not really.

    15. Did you spot after transfer?  No.

    Offline ellie summer

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    Hi - this is my first post ever but this topic gave me so much hope during treatment I, I feel guilty for not sharing:

    PS - I'm not from the UK but the treatment is basically the same as most

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

    2.   If Medicated, what meads did you take?
          Downregulation with Lucrin, later Gestone(morning);  progynova and cyclogest (evening)

    3.   Did you use meads for immune issues?
          No

    4.   Did you also take extra supplements?
          Prenatal Vitamins with Folic Acid

    5.   How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification?
          16 (was overstimulated with IVF yet most of them grew to 5/6 day blasts!

    6.   How embryos did you thaw?
          2

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

    8.   Did you go for SET?
         Don't know what that is!

    9.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred?
          Day 5 Blasts

    10. What grade embryo's did you have transfered?
          Not sure, but were told both were good

    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET?
          Dr didn't give me the measurement but he was happy.

    12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)?
          Twins!!

    13. How many Feats did you have before getting a BFP?
          This was my first after a failed fresh IVF cycle in Des 2013 - keep in mind, I was so overstimulated with this first IVF

    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer?
          Yes (and still do - 5 weeks later)

    15. Did you spot after transfer?
    Yes, woke up the next morning with light spotting which I think occurred during the evening

    Good luck!!!

    Offline sophielawther

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    1. Medicated.
    2. Progynova and crinone gel.
    3. Yes, I have an immune disorder- had prednisone (20mg) and clexane. Started the day after implantation.
    4. Double folic
    . After 12 weeks, pregnacare with omega 3. Aspirin to prevent preeclampsia.
    5. Frozen using vitrification.
    6. We thawed 2 embryos.
    7. We transferred 2 embryos after having successfully thawed them.
    8. No.
    9. 3 day blasts.
    10. Top grade- 8 cell
    11.Doc just said the lining was good.
    12. The result was twin boys!
    13.first after failed ICSI.
    14. For the first few weeks! Tugging sensation.
    15. No spotting.
    I was really positive this time- laughed during transfer and kept focused on positive thoughts.
    Good luck everyone- I have had 7 Mc and 1 ectopic and I am 18 weeks pregnant! Miracles happen.


    Offline bernie1971

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    1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET?
    medicated
    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take?
    progynova, utrogestan, prednisolone, baby aspirin, clexane
    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues?
    yes - see above
    4.   Did you also take extra supplements?
    yes. Vit B complex, vit c, calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, l-arginine, selenium (brazil nuts), q10 enzyme (until bfp), omega 3.
    5.   How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification?106.   How embryos did you thaw?
    Vitrification. 3 embryos thawed.
    7.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer?
    3
    8.   Did you go for SET?
    no
    9.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred?
    blastocyst
    10.   What grade embryo's did you have transfered?
    don't know
    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET?
    don't know exactly but about 12 mm
    12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)?
    singleton
    13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP?
    2 fresh transfers and 3 fets
    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer?
    no
    15. Did you spot after transfer?
    no

    Offline Florence38

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    1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET?
    Medicated
    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take?
     Progynova, Cyclogest, HRT patches, Prednisone, Baby aspirin
    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues?
    Prednisone
    4.   Did you also take extra supplements?
    Pregnancy multivits
    5.   How embryos did you thaw?
    5
    6.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer?
    2
    7.   Did you go for SET?
    8.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred?
    Day 2
    9.   What grade embryo's did you have transfered?
    Grade 1 and Grade 2
    10. What was your lining thickness prior to ET?
    7mm
    11. If a BFP did you have a single baby or twins (or more...)?
    Single baby
    12. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP? 1st time lucky
    13. Did you have any cramps after transfer?
    No
    14. Did you spot after transfer?
    No but I did have some brown spotting in the second week, convinced it was all over as this is what happened when I had a mmc but BFP which resulted in our very happy, healthy baby girl!



    Offline Daralanteriel

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

    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take?  Buserilin to down reg, Progynova and Cyclogest
    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues?  Yes - Prednisone and Heparin
    4.   Did you also take extra supplements?  Pregnacare supplements
    5.   How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification? Vitrification
    6.   How embryos did you thaw? 1
    7.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer? 1
    8.   Did you go for SET? Yes
    9.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred? 5 Day Blast
    10.   What grade embryo's did you have transferred? ??Good quality is all I know

    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET? Was at least 11mm the scan the week before ET
    12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more…)? Unknown

    13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP? Currently BFP with my first FET

    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer? No15. Did you spot after transfer? No

    Offline Tara2234

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    1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET?
          Medicated
    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take?
          BCPs, baby aspirin, prednisilone, progynova, utrogestan
    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues?
          No know immune issues but took aspirin and prednisilone as my previous fresh icsi cycle resulted in miscarriage
    4.   Did you also take extra supplements?
          Yes - Pregnacare Conception multivitamins
    5.   How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification?
          Vitrification
    6.   How many embryos did you thaw?
          One
    7.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer?
          One
    8.   Did you go for SET?
          Yes
    9.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred?
          6 day hatching blast
    10. What grade embryo's did you have transfered?
          1 grade 2 hatching blast
    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET?
          13mm
    12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)?
          Awaitng scan
    13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP?
          This is my first FET
    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer?
          Yes
    15. Did you spot after transfer?
          No


    Offline mierran

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    1 triggered natural - scanned till large follicle > 25 mm then hcg trigger shot. Ovulated 40 hours later

    2 - meds - pregnyl trigger, crinone gel

    3 - immune support -clexane and prednisolone

    4 - supplements - pregnancy supplement, fish oil, selenium

    5 - vitrified embryos

    6 - 2 thawed

    7 - 2 transferred

    8 - not eset

    9 -:Day 5 blasts

    10 - hatching blast ( was 4aa on freexing ) and 3ab ( was 3aa on freezing )

    11 - 13.8mm

    12 - singleton

    13 - 3rd fet ( 2nd same clinic and donor )

    14 - difficult to say as stage 4 endo so lots of cramps anyway

    15 - no spotting