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sarah91

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sarah91

I'm type 1 and am just starting IVf treatment. Has anyone had any experience with this? If so I would love to hear your experiences?

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sarah91

It wuld appear from the lack of response I have had that not many others have had to experience IVF treatment. Therefore I shall make it my mission to keep this post informed of my progress so if anyone else has go through this they will have this post as a form of reference.

 

23rd May 08 : start injections

 

Wish me luck!

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xMenace

Good luck, I guess. What is IVf treatment?

 

Your initial post probably slipped out of the top ten and no one picked it up. Once is slips down, it tends not to be seen except for those that look hard. I never saw it, and I do look hard.

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camjen1
Good luck, I guess. What is IVf treatment?

 

Your initial post probably slipped out of the top ten and no one picked it up. Once is slips down, it tends not to be seen except for those that look hard. I never saw it, and I do look hard.

 

In Vitro Fertilization in otherwords, she's trying to make a baby. :)

 

Good luck!

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xMenace
In Vitro Fertilization in otherwords, she's trying to make a baby. :)

 

Good luck!

 

That's a women's thing right? :eek: Nope. Never tried it ;)

 

I have a good friend who's wife tried this a few times to no avail. They finally adopted two and are very happy. When I think back at all the adopted kids I know, it is a very worthwhile and fulfilling thing to do.

 

Best of luck.

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christie

when telling my dr i wanted another baby after having a tubal ligation, she thought ivf was the better route than having tubal ligation reversal surgery, i go to specialist mid june to see what my options are .

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Lyrehca

Hi,

 

I did IVF in 2006 and got pregnant after one embryo was transfered. My son was born in April 2007. I just found this forum, and would be happy to answer any questions. I also blogged extensively about my infertility treatment and pregnancy with type 1 at Managing the Sweetness Within (Managing The Sweetness Within) if you want to go back and read the archives. (The IVF stuff was happening in July and August 2006).

 

Good luck!

 

--Lyrehca

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morrisma

My neighbor went through 4 rounds of IVF before giving up. She then sold her mortgage business and promptly got preggers... twice. Stresses around her business were apparently all that kept her infertile.

 

Best of luck getting the kiddos to grow!

Mike

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Lyrehca

Just thought of another helpful resource, for anyone doing IVF with diabetes. A website had a thread about diabetes and IVF when I was starting treatment, and it may likely still have an active thread. And if it doesn't, you can always start one.

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angels heaven

hi, just wondering how you got on with ivf. i'm new here and i'm going next week to spain for my cycle. i'm so excitet. i try my best to keep my sugars perfect.

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sarah91

Sorry i've been really rubbish about keeping this post updated. This has been a highly emotional experience.

I am currently on my 2 week wait. This is the period of time between having the embryos transferred and doing the pregnancy test.

 

I produced 5 eggs, 4 fertilised and 2 embryos were transferred back into my uterus. The remaining 2 did not develop to the next stage so I was unable to have any embryos frozen.

 

I am to do a pregnancy test on Thursday so will let you all know how I get on.

 

Fingers crossed.

 

xx

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LiveNormal

 

I am to do a pregnancy test on Thursday so will let you all know how I get on.

 

Fingers crossed.

 

xx

 

Are you on pump? It will be much easier on pump than MDI when all the hormones start pouring unto you when pregnant.

 

Hope your pregnancy test comes back positive!

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sarah91

Hi guys

 

Unfortunately I have had a negative pregnancy test result:( . I started bleeding on Monday, day 10 after embryo transfer and sort of knew then that something wasn't right.

 

I am devastated but am trying to remain positive for the future. I have an appointment with the NHS on 29th July and hope a second attempt will be more successful.

The private clinic that I went to on this occasion have been very supportive and I am going to see them on Wednesday 16th July for a follow uo appointment to discuss this cycle.

The nurse I spoke to on the phone yesterday did suggest that on my next attempt that I should probably inject progesterone after the embryo transfer as opposed to pessaries which I used for this cycle.

 

So now I am focussing on my next attempt. Maintaining and improving my blood sugars, keeping fit, healthy and relaxed!

 

Many thanks to you all for your support .

 

Sarah :)

xxx

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LiveNormal

Sorry about the negative. Remember, IVF is not an exact science and sometimes luck also play a very important role.

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Hanan

Hi Sarah,

Sorry to hear the news, dont worry i am sure next time your will get there. I am planning to so IVF in May and i am freaking out i need to control my blood sugar and to me thats hard, but are you on the pump.

My heart is with you and hopfully next time comes back positive.....

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sarah91

Hi

 

I'm back again. After a few months wait I'm going back on the emotional rollercoaster that is IVF.

 

Had an appointment with the NHS doctors on Thursday and am preparing myself for the treatment. Have to take contraceptive pill to make me have a cycle as I have polycystic ovaries so do not menstruate

 

Planning to start injections around Xmas.

 

It's going to be an emotional time but hopefully now I know what to expect it will not be as stressful as before.

 

One of my friends has just had twins after her 3rd attempt with fertility treatment so I am remaining positive.

 

Will keep you updated on my progress.

 

Love to you all

 

Sarah

xx

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mazea

that's great news Sarah. I hope you go well with your next cycle.

 

I have just come off a cancelled IVF cycle fand are starting an IVF cycle at the beginning of next year. Dh has male factors of infertility. DH also has pre-diabetes which seems to have gone away after he lost some weight He has no choice but to be healthy now I have been diagnosed with type 1 and eating healthily.

 

I can't sleep at the moment because the pill for the beforehand part of the IVF is driving me crazy. There has been some pretty awful pain in my stomach. I think it is a side effect. :)

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sandmcd

I am sorry that your first attempt did not work. My daughter's first attempt didn't either after transferring 3 embryos. The second time: transfer 3 and was successful. Tried a third time: one transferred..no luck. Fourth attempt: transferred 3 and was successful. Baby boy in 2004 and baby girl in 2005......beautiful and healthy. She was devastated the first time because pregnancy test was positive but beta numbers didn't double and ultrasound showed no heartbeat. Good luck and don't give up hope.

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sarah91

Visited the IVF Wales clinic today and I now have the dates for my treatment.

 

I start injecting Suprecur on the 26th December for 3 weeks. This drug switches off my hormones so the nurses can control my cycle and collect eggs at the appropriate time,

 

On or around the 6th January I will have a scan to see how thin the womb lining has become. I will then be instructed when to start the injections which will stimulate the ovaries.

 

Very complicated!

 

Will be having a very sober and nutritious Xmas!

 

Happy Christmas everyone and A Happy New Year!

 

xxx

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