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by joyanna
Wed Jun 03, 2009 6:36 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Can anything be done to improve egg quality?
Replies: 9
Views: 1236

Chris Thank you and I will check with Sher and CCRM. I think I really need to get to another clinic .....if my own clinic isn't motivated to even suggest something different. I live in Ireland so the choice of clinics is very limited but there are good options in London. I will def look into estroge...
by joyanna
Wed Jun 03, 2009 3:21 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Can anything be done to improve egg quality?
Replies: 9
Views: 1236

Can anything be done to improve egg quality?

Hello everyone I am 40 (41 in October) and am in the m iddle of another miscarriage (I had my 7 week scan on Friday and it showed a very slow heartbeat and I have started bleeding v heavily today). I had my dd in 2006 from my 2nd ivf attempt. Since then, i have had 3 failed FETS and 2 miscarriages f...
by joyanna
Mon Jun 01, 2009 10:19 am
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: ghost - 7 week scan
Replies: 4
Views: 602

Thanks Ghost for your much appreciated advice. It really helps to have you on this forum.
by joyanna
Sat May 30, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: ghost - 7 week scan
Replies: 4
Views: 602

Ghost Thank you for your reply. I have stopped the ivf meds. My doctor told me that I could stay on the meds but that it would just prolong the miscarriage and there was absolutely no hope. I am devasted. You will see from my profile that I had a successful fresh cycle in 2006 (dd born august 2006) ...
by joyanna
Fri May 29, 2009 5:11 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: ghost - 7 week scan
Replies: 4
Views: 602

ghost - 7 week scan

Hello Ghost

I am 7 weeks 2 days pregnant. I am just home from my us and bad news. The baby is measuring 6 weeks 2 days and has a heartbeat of around 30. My doctor has given me no hope, he says that I will miscarry. Have you even seen such a situation turn around positive......
by joyanna
Thu May 21, 2009 8:04 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Hair loss anyone?
Replies: 3
Views: 558

Hi Lynniecat You will see from my profile below that I am an ivf veteran and I can tell you that I have noticed a massive hair loss since I started doing ivf. It has always been really bad when on the meds and for about 8 weeks after finishing the meds. I did fresh cycles and FETs and it was the sam...
by joyanna
Fri Apr 24, 2009 4:32 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Implantation problems
Replies: 4
Views: 934

Hi Carolyn So sorry to read your post. I know you from the 40 thread. my ivf history is below. I seem to get pregnant from a fresh cycle (1 dd thank god, 2 miscarriages from 3 fresh ivf cycles) and I had 3 flat out bfn with fets cycles (transferring d5 blasts). I know that this time my doctor has pu...
by joyanna
Mon Mar 23, 2009 5:09 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: IVF over 40 Buddy Group........Membership Drive
Replies: 1101
Views: 163490

sisi1 - that is just great news. Do you mind me asking if you did anything different this time round? Sorry if you have covered this in a previous area of the forum and I am asking you to repeat yourself.......... I am really curious as I am heading towards stims (fingers crossed) starting on 9 Apri...
by joyanna
Sun Mar 22, 2009 4:54 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: IVF over 40 Buddy Group........Membership Drive
Replies: 1101
Views: 163490

sisi1 - congrats on your 5 embryos. Grow grow, grow..... Liam's mommy - thanks for your explanation on estrogen priming (suzanne thanks for that tip). I am not on that protocol. I am on the bcp + nasal spray to down regulate and then it is straight into stims with 6mg of estrogen per day. This time ...
by joyanna
Wed Mar 18, 2009 4:28 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: IVF over 40 Buddy Group........Membership Drive
Replies: 1101
Views: 163490

Hi everyone Thank you for such a warm welcome. It makes such a difference. I am just trying to catch up with everyone so aplogies if I miss out on anyone..... bonnie - huge congrats to you. Great betas. Suzanne - twins...very exciting. You got a great response in your last cycle. Lots of frosties .....
by joyanna
Tue Mar 17, 2009 5:10 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: IVF over 40 Buddy Group........Membership Drive
Replies: 1101
Views: 163490

Hi everyone I was wondering if I could join you for support ....? baby vibes to all of you, especially those of you in the 2ww and congrats to those of you pregnant ...it is an inspiration. I am starting another round of ivf. My history is 2005 ivf ended in mc 2005 ivf dd Thank god 2006/08 3 fets al...
by joyanna
Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:36 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: pycnogenol
Replies: 11
Views: 1447

Hi everyone

I eas just wondering how long before the egg retrieval did you take the pycngenal? I got some 30mg tablets from the vitamin shop today.

Thanks
by joyanna
Mon Jan 26, 2009 4:41 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Shameless call for positive vibes and Baby Dust
Replies: 88
Views: 5716

Hi NY4thtry

I have been reading your posts and know that you are in the 2ww. You are in my prayers and am sending you LOTS AND LOTS OF BABYDUST.

I am hoping to try another cycle of ivf in April and think I will try the pycnogenol.
by joyanna
Fri Jan 02, 2009 2:55 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Operation to remove tube and bfp
Replies: 18
Views: 1669

Hi esperanza Big congratulations to you. You and your dh must be over the moon. Thank you so much for your email. It is so good to hear a positive experience. I am going to meet with the surgeon next week, get all the info, and then make a decision. I know from my last round of ivf that the fluid in...
by joyanna
Wed Dec 31, 2008 4:16 pm
Forum: In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
Topic: Operation to remove tube and bfp
Replies: 18
Views: 1669

Hello All I am so sorry that it has taken me so long to get back to you with an update. Basically I have just been discussing this issue with 2 ivf doctors so that I could get my head around what was going on. The bottom line is that they are both in complete agreement. They feel that I have very li...