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by amy27
Thu May 07, 2009 2:26 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Acupuncture
Replies: 11
Views: 1086

I went to an acupuncturist who specialized in fertility. Here is some research that I found.. keep in mind that everyone will have an opinion and you have to go with what suits you. Marshall cites a 2002 German study suggesting that acupuncture may, in fact, work. The study looked at 160 women under...
by amy27
Thu May 07, 2009 12:32 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Acupuncture
Replies: 11
Views: 1086

I truly believe in acupuncture. My DH and I are currently 27 weeks pregnant with twins through IVF. You need good blood flow to produce many things including an inviting uterus ready to receive embryos- this is what acupuncture does. I did treatment prior to egg retrieval and then on the day of my t...
by amy27
Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:41 pm
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: twin delivery vaginally or c-section
Replies: 13
Views: 2073

twin delivery vaginally or c-section

Hello Ladies, Hope everyone is feeling good.. I just hit 13 weeks and am finally off the barfroom floor..lol. I wanted to get some opinions for those of you pregnant with twins. I would like to try vaginally if the conditions at the time are right of course, but most doctors just seem to go straight...
by amy27
Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:34 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Looking for Moral Support...LOL
Replies: 2
Views: 830

Trawyn, First of all, I am sorry for your losses. We too suffered a miscarriage of twins last July but are now 13 weeks pregnant with twins and doing great. Have you checked yourself for any immunological problems? Our chromosomes were normal but then we went to a Reproductive Immunologist and found...
by amy27
Mon Jan 12, 2009 5:45 pm
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: Advice on helping my morning sickness??
Replies: 7
Views: 1070

I have and have been going through horrible morning sickness too. I am now 10 1/2 weeks pregnant with twins. I had tried everything- saltines before you wake up, ginger ale, preggy pops, etc. Nothing seemed to help and I started to feel incredibly emotional, like giving up. To feel so horrible every...
by amy27
Mon Jan 05, 2009 6:17 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Endometrium Vaginal tablets for Progesterone
Replies: 9
Views: 4805

Hi San926, I am currently 10 weeks pregnant with twins after IVF and have been on the Endometrium Vag tabs for a very long time! Yes, part of them always seems to not dissolve, but each time I go in for my blood work, my levels are good, so not to worry! I take them every other day, 3 times a day an...
by amy27
Fri Dec 26, 2008 7:15 pm
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: Morning sickness disappearing early
Replies: 4
Views: 1035

Morning sickness disappearing early

Hi Everyone... just looking for some reassurance. I am 8w1d pregnant with twins. I was having horrible morning sickness until a few days ago. Yesterday I woke up with nothing and then last night felt naseous again and now today, I feel no sickness and I am scared after having a m/c last July. We jus...
by amy27
Wed Dec 17, 2008 12:50 am
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: When did you get to stop taking the additional progestrone?
Replies: 10
Views: 1579

Hello BichonMom, I am almost 7 weeks pregnant with twins and my RE wants me to be on the progesterone and estrace for 4 more weeks, so till week 11. He explained that since they shut down my own system to start IVF that I wouldn't make enough of my own. I am doing injections every other day and supp...
by amy27
Fri Dec 05, 2008 6:25 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: 3rd Times a Charm
Replies: 3
Views: 928

Hi Totmom- in a similiar boat! I too am 38 and we did our 3rd IVF transfer on Nov 17- did our first Beta last Mon and got a BFP! We too lost a pregnancy at 8 weeks last time (twins.) I love to cook so was sad that I didn't get to do Thanksgiving this year but can understand how it would make most sm...
by amy27
Tue Dec 02, 2008 11:17 pm
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: When do we tell people
Replies: 7
Views: 1260

Thank you for the advice- I truly appreciate it. I guess more than anything, it isn't the excitement as we are "cautiously optimistic" but more the lying that we will need to do throughout the holiday season if I get morning sickness like I did before.. ugh.. glad to have it again if it means we sta...
by amy27
Tue Dec 02, 2008 9:34 pm
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: When do we tell people
Replies: 7
Views: 1260

When do we tell people

Hello Ladies, Hoping for some advice. Our background, Me 38 and DH 39. 2nd IVF became pregnant with twins that we lost at 8 weeks due to clotting and NK cell issues. Took Ivig this time (3rd IVF) before ET and been on Heperin and baby asprin to thin blood and just found out we are BFP! Our levels ar...
by amy27
Tue Dec 02, 2008 9:29 pm
Forum: Pregnant after treatment
Topic: Progesterone Shots VS. Suppositories During IVF Cycle
Replies: 5
Views: 1121

Hi KMHTTC, I just found out that we are BFP and have good levels so wanted to share my experience with you. I was on POI everyday and started getting such bad welts that I could not walk or sleep so we went onto POI every other day and Endometrin suppositories everyday- 3 times a day. Each doctor ha...
by amy27
Mon Nov 24, 2008 1:05 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbie saying hello
Replies: 2
Views: 784

Hello Wednesday, Welcome.. I too live in CA and my husband and I just went through our 3rd IVF. I have 4 embryos in me and I am just completing the first week of the dreaded 2 week wait. I am also on Baby Asprin and Heparin twice a day for clotting issues- we got a BFP on our last IVF and miscarried...
by amy27
Tue Nov 18, 2008 8:33 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello girls!
Replies: 1
Views: 699

Hello Girls

Hi Dagnytaggart,
Welcome, I just had my ET yesterday so was searching around on the boards and saw that no one had welcomed you here. This is technically my 3rd IVF- my second resulted in twins that I lost at 9 weeks.
Best of luck to you-
Amy
by amy27
Sat Nov 08, 2008 12:16 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Switchin up stims
Replies: 0
Views: 408

Switchin up stims

HELP!! I am so worried right now and would love any advice, comfort or shared experience.. I have been on Gonal F (300 IU) and Menopur (300IU0 per day along with Saizen (Human Growth Hormone) and Lupron. I just saw my Dr. and they said it was too early to tell but saw about 5 follicles.. 3 bigger on...