* Author Topic: **Success with FET - please help others by filling out the Questionnaire**  (Read 128422 times)

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Offline Rosie Jane

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

2.If Medicated, what meds did you take?
buserelin injections, estrogen patches, gestone intramuscular injections

3.Did you use meds for immune issues
No

4.Did you also take extra supplements?
Natural Health Practice fertility support, Q10

5.How were the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification?
Don't know

6.How 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?
5-day blast

10.What grade embryo's did you have transfered?
4bb

11.What was your lining thickness prior to ET?
10.1mm at last scan (week before transfer)

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

13.How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP?
one

14. Did you have any cramps after transfer?
Yes -loads every day

15.Did you spot after transfer?
Not until a week after bfp -had a little spotting

Best of luck to everyone out there xx

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    Offline bunny73

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    1. Did you have natural or medicated fet?
    Medicated.

    2. If medicated what meds did you take?
    Suprecur, progynova, asperin, prontogest intramuscular injections.

    3. Did you use meds for immune issues?
    No.

    4. Did you also take extra supplements?
    Pregnacare conception, then after bfp normal pregnacare.

    5. How were the embryos frozen? Slow freeze or vitrification?
    Vitrification.

    6. How many embryos did you thaw?
    We thawed 2 embryos.

    7. How many embryos did you transfer?
    Both survived the thaw so we had both transfered.

    8. Did you go for set?
    No as we had 2 embryos transfered.

    9. What stage embryos did you have transfered?
    Day 5 blastocysts.

    10. What grade embryos did you have transfered?
    Unsure of what grade as we were just told they were of average quality!

    11. What was your lining thickness prior to embryo transfer?
    Lining was measured at 11.1mm just over a week before transfer!

    12. Was the result a single baby or twins?
    Single :-)

    13. How many fet's did you have before getting a bfp?
    4 full ICSI cycles, 1 of which resulted in a bfp which ended with a missed miscarriage, 1 fet which we didnt get to transfer with as the embryo didnt survive the thaw.

    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer?
    Yes.

    15. Did you spot after transfer?
    No, but did have 2 bleeds at 6ish and 7ish weeks!

    Offline daisy-dee

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    1. Did you have natural or medicated fet?
    Medicated.

    2. If medicated what meds did you take?
    Ovranette, Buserelin, Climaval, cyclogest

    3. Did you use meds for immune issues?
    No.

    4. Did you also take extra supplements?
    Pregnacare conception, omega-3

    5. How were the embryos frozen? Slow freeze or vitrification?
    Not sure!

    6. How many embryos did you thaw?
    One

    7. How many embryos did you transfer?
    one

    8. Did you go for set?
    Yes.

    9. What stage embryos did you have transfered?
    Day 5 blastocysts.

    10. What grade embryos did you have transfered?
    4aa

    11. What was your lining thickness prior to embryo transfer?
    Lining was measured at 8.2mm a week before transfer

    12. Was the result a single baby or twins?
    Single

    13. How many fet's did you have before getting a bfp?
    The first one was successful. Now hoping for a second!

    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer?
    Yes.

    15. Did you spot after transfer?
    Not immediately after but I did have some heavy bleeding three weeks later.

    Offline hanh

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    1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET?
    -Natural
    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take? N/A
    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues?
    -No
    4.   Did you also take extra supplements?
    -No. But I self prescribed low dose aspirin as I had heard it is harmleas and may help
    5.   How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification?
    -don't know
    6.   How embryos did you thaw?
    -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?
    - 1day 5 + 1 day6
    10.   What grade embryo's did you have transfered?
    -not exactly sure, I think 3-4 b/c (both)
    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET?
    -9.2mm
    12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)?
    -singleton boy
    13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP?
    -this is our 1st one
    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer?
    -yes, mostly twinges from day 2, also bloating even without any meds
    15. Did you spot after transfer?
    - no

    Offline Minidaisy

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    1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET?

    Medicated

    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take?

    Progngova, progesterone.  Then also asprin and clexane from transfer date

    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues?

    I was given prednisilone and thyroxine - although no diagnosed immune issues.


    4.   Did you also take extra supplements?

    Folic acid

    5.   How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification?

    Not sure

    6.How embryos did you thaw?

    2

    7.   How many Embryo's did you Transfer?

    2

    8.   Did you go for SET?

    N/A

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

    5 day Blast

    10.   What grade embryo's did you have transfered?

    Not sure but advised very good.

    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET?

    8.9mm a week before transfer

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

    Singleton

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

    First ever FET

    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer?

    No, not until around 6 weeks post transfer.

    15. Did you spot after transfer?

    Not until 8 weeks and only spot of dark brown discharge ..TMI sorry


    This was our first FET after x3 failed fresh ivf.  I definitely felt that this was much better as no discomfort from having to have egg collection like with fresh cycles. Not sure what made the difference in this cycle working ( on lots of meds this time) but just feeling blessed and praying that my wee bambino sticks.  Good luck everyone xxxx


     

    Offline prettysmiles2015

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

    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take?
    suprecur 0.5ml then 1ml for a week as lining was too thick then 0.5ml again until week before transfer.
    Progynova 8mg (4 tablets) after injections continue until 12 weeks
    cyclogest pessaries 2 a day

    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues?
    no

    4.   Did you also take extra supplements?
    Multi-vitamins incl folic acid

    5.   How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification?106.   How embryos did you thaw?
    no idea. thawed 1. 2 still in freezer

    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 blastocyst

    10.   What grade embryo's did you have transferred?
    5BC

    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET?
    10.5

    12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)?
    dunno yet

    13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP?
    This is my first time

    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer?
    yes mild, Thought it was the progesterone side effects

    15. Did you spot after transfer?
    yes, literally tiny though. Like a pin prick of blood

    Good luck everyone! xx

    Offline wibble-wobble

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    1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET?

    NATURAL

    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take?

    N/A


    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues?

    No


    4.   Did you also take extra supplements?

    FOLIC ACID


    5.   How the embryos were frozen? 

    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


    10.   What grade embryo's did you have transfered?

    UNKNOWN


    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET?

    WASN'T SCANNED


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

    SINGLETON


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

    1


    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer?

    NO


    15. Did you spot after transfer?

    NO


     

    Offline gaynorann

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    • My baby boy is 2yrs old wow x
    1.Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET?
    Medicated

    2.If Medicated, what meds did you take?
    Buserelin injections, Progynova tablets, Cyclogest pesseries

    3.Did you use meds for immune issues
    No

    4.Did you also take extra supplements?
    Pregnacare and high dose folic acid

    5.How were the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification?
    vitrification

    6.How 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?
    5-day blast

    10.What grade embryo's did you have transfered?
    Grade 2

    11.What was your lining thickness prior to ET?
    not sure, clinic said nice and thick

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

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

    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer?
    Yes lots of dull AF type cramps

    15.Did you spot after transfer?
    No

    Offline Dinapantz

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    Medicated.
    Progynova, Clexane, IV Intralipids & Prednisilone.
    Yes as mentioned above.
    Yes high dose folic acid.
    Vitrification (I think)
    2
    What is SET?
    1 X 5 day blast & 1 X 6 day blast.
    3 & 2
    Minimum is 8mm and my last scan was 9mm with 5 more days before FET on same Progynova drugs.
    1st scan on October 23, 2015.
    Dull AF type cramps.
    No spotting. 

    Offline Daralanteriel

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    Have had two FETs, both resulted in BFP although the first one ended in m/c at 9 weeks. Currently at 17 weeks with this one. Two fresh cycles prior to the FETs resulted in BFN both times so I am a big believer in FET!






    1.   Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET? Medicated both times
    2.   If Medicated, what meds did you take? Buserilin, Progynova both times


    3.   Did you use meds for immune issues? Yes - Steroids and Fragmin both times

    4.   Did you also take extra supplements? Pregnacare Max both times

    5.   How the embryos were frozen?  Four  Slow freeze or vitrification? Vitrification 
     
    6. How embryos did you thaw? 1 first time, 2 second time

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


    8.   Did you go for SET? The first time


    9.   What stage embryo's did you have transferred? 5 Day Blast first time, 1 x5, 1x 6 Day blast second time


    10.   What grade embryo's did you have transferred? Don't know


    11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET? >10mm

    12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)? Singleton both times

    13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP? Both FETs ended in BFP

    14. Did you have any cramps after transfer? Yes, mild and didn't last long

    15. Did you spot after transfer? Not immediately but both times had spotting in first few weeks. First pregnancy was intermittent. Second pregnancy had continuous spotting/bleeds between weeks 6-10 (for a full 4 weeks).