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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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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
 

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Dear all,

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

Thetis said:
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^
 

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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
 

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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
 

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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.
 

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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!
 

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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  :


 
 

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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
 

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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!

 

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1.  Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET? Medicated
2.  If Medicated, what meds did you take? progynova, Cylest
3.  Did you use meds for immune issues? No
4.  Did you also take extra supplements? Folic aid, Asprin
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? 5 day blastos - my clinic does not ike to give gradings
9.  What grade embryo's did you have transfered? - my clinic does not ike to give gradings
10. What was your lining thickness prior to ET? More than 8 mm - had a scan then transfer 6 days later
11. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)? not sure yet!!
12. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP? 1 x abandonded FET as embies did not thaw
13. Did you have any cramps after transfer? Yes
14. Did you spot after transfer? Yes - a mucasy brown discharge on 6 and 7 dpt more than blood
 

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1.  Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET? Medicated
2.  If Medicated, what meds did you take? oestrogen patches and cyclogest pessaries
3.  Did you use meds for immune issues? No
4.  Did you also take extra supplements? Only pre-conception vitamins 5.. 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? No
9.  What stage embryo's did you have transferred? 2 days - one 8 cell, one 4 cell
10.  What grade embryo's did you have transfered? - i wasn't given grades, but was told that they were 'very good'
11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET? it was 7.3mm 4 days before the transfer
12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)? single baby at 7 week scan
13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP? this has been my first FET
14. Did you have any cramps after transfer? No
15. Did you spot after transfer? Yes - a tiny bit of brown gunk later in the afternoon
hope this helps anyone reading, love lilxx
 

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1.  Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET? Medicated
2.  If Medicated, what meds did you take? Cant remember
3.  Did you use meds for immune issues? Yes, steroids, clexane,intralipids, ritodrine, atosiban
4.  Did you also take extra supplements? yes , extra stength folic acid
5.. 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? No
9.  What stage embryo's did you have transferred? 2 blasts
10.  What grade embryo's did you have transfered? - i wasn't given grades, but was told that they were 'very good'
11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET? No idea nurses said it was "lovely"!
12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)? one lovely baby boy!,
13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP? this has been my first FET, 1 failed from fresh
14. Did you have any cramps after transfer? Yes and right up to transfer
15. Did you spot after transfer? Yes - a tiny bit of red bloood later in the evening
 

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1.  Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET? Medicated
2.  If Medicated, what meds did you take? Elleste x 3 daily, cyclogest pessaries x 3
3.  Did you use meds for immune issues? No
4.  Did you also take extra supplements? folic acid
5.. 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 and also with my first IVF fresh cycle
9.  What stage embryo's did you have transferred? day 6 Blast
10.  What grade embryo's did you have transfered? -(4AB before the freeze) 5AB hatching
11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET? 8mm at last scan 7 days prior to transfer 4.10.12
12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)? still waiting and hoping
13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP? this has been my first FET, 1 failed IVF lite
14. Did you have any cramps after transfer? Yes on and off, not bad.
15. Did you spot after transfer? No
 

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1.  Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET? Medicated
2.  If Medicated, what meds did you take? progynova, Cycogest
3.  Did you use meds for immune issues? No
4.  Did you also take extra supplements? Folic acid
5.  How embryos did you thaw? 4
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? 5 day blastos
9.  What grade embryo's did you have transfered? not sure
10. What was your lining thickness prior to ET? 9
11. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)? one baby boy, born 15 Oct 2012.  It can work!
12. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP? 1 previous FET with a heartbreaking "chemical pregnancy" (pregnant for about 3 weeks and it just turned to negative)
13. Did you have any cramps after transfer? No
14. Did you spot after transfer? No
 

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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? N/A
4. Did you also take extra supplements? Pregnacare
5. How the embryos were frozen? Slow freeze or vitrification
6. How embryos did you thaw? 3
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 5 blastocysts
10. What grade embryo's did you have transfered? A Grade
11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET?
12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)? Twins
13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP? None, first FET
14. Did you have any cramps after transfer? Yes, 2-3 days after
15. Did you spot after transfer? No
 

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1.  Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET? Medicated FET
2.  If Medicated, what meds did you take? Evol Patches, Estrogon, Pessaries
3.  Did you use meds for immune issues? No
4.  Did you also take extra supplements? Yes
5.  How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification?106.  How embryos did you thaw? Not sure and 3 Blasts
7.  How many Embryo's did you Transfer? 2 Blasts
8.  Did you go for SET? No
9.  What stage embryo's did you have transferred? 5day Blast
10.  What grade embryo's did you have transfered? Cant remember the grade
11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET? 12.6MM
12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)? Dont Know Yet!
13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP? This was my Second FET!
14. Did you have any cramps after transfer? No
15. Did you spot after transfer? No
 

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1.  Did you have Natural FET or Medicated FET? - Medicated
2.  If Medicated, what meds did you take? - Buserilin, Utrogestan, Progynova
3.  Did you use meds for immune issues? - No
4.  Did you also take extra supplements? - Yes, Zita West Vitafem
5.  How the embryos were frozen?  Slow freeze or vitrification?106.  - Dont know??
How embryos did you thaw? - 6
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? - Blastocyst
10.  What grade embryo's did you have transfered? Grade 2.1 & 2.3
11. What was your lining thickness prior to ET? - Cant remember sorry
12. Was the result a single baby or twins (or more...)? - Twins
13. How many FETs did you have before getting a BFP? - This was my first
14. Did you have any cramps after transfer? - Yes 7 days after, quite bad cramps, thought I was coming on
15. Did you spot after transfer? - No

I hope this helps in some way, as it helped me hugely to read of success stories. Keep the faith, it will happen! xx
 

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*bump* bumping to see if can get any more success stories x
 

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Just bumping up this thread,
would love some more positive fet stories, it really gives us current FET-ers hope
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