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Ectopic Pregnancy

Postby Hermi Craig » Mon Feb 28, 2005 5:17 pm

Hi. I have had three ectopic pregnancies and am wanting to try IVF this year. I would like to hear from people who have been in the same position as me, i.e have had ectopics and then go on to have a child through IVF.
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Postby Dagny » Mon Feb 28, 2005 5:33 pm

Hi Hermi

I am so sorry you have had the sadness of three ectopic pregnancies. You don't say if you have damaged or blocked tubes which is usually why women have ectopics. Have your tubes been saved after your ectopics?

I have not had ectopics but both my tubes were badly damaged in my early 20's due to a botched up appendix operation and my chances of conceiving naturally was practically zero. You can get trapped fluid in blocked and/or damaged tubes called hydrosalpinx which can be potentially fatal to a growing foetus in the womb. I had a lot of hydrosalpinx so I had both my tubes removed after my 1st IVF treatment. A huge decision to make but I know that I won't get an ectopic pregnancy at all.

I am telling you this as if you have got blocked or damaged tubes it may be worth getting it sorted out before your IVF as there is still a chance of having an ectopic pregnancy even through IVF or having problems with the fluid in the tubes if your embryo implants.

Come over to the General Forum. It's busier over there although it can get quiet at times.

Best of luck.

Love Dagny xkx
Me 38 DH 40
1st 2nd & 4th IVF/ICSI -ve
3rd +ve DD Katelyn born @ 24wks & sadly died
5th +ve m/c 9wks
6th +ve Twins Sadly DD Leah stillborn @20wks and DS Kieran born @22wks but sadly died too
7th +ve - DD Chloë Mae born @38wks our precious miracle
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Ectopic Preg

Postby jdd2131 » Sat Mar 05, 2005 4:09 pm

Hi, In reply to your question re Ectopic Preg then go on to have IVF. I have suffered 2 ectopic's and lost both my tubes, so our only option was IVF, I now have a beautiful 1 1/2 year old boy and am currently in the process of going through IVF again !!!!
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Postby ogr1 » Sun Mar 06, 2005 9:56 pm

what wonderful news..
congradulations on your son and good luck for your next
we werent blessed with our babies to raise here but we our blessed with our grandaughter
and all of our many adopted and foster children that touch our lives
and i am glad to add that our 6th grandchild will be born this spring!!!!
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