Wednesday, December 2, 2009

IVF #2 Summary

I wanted to post the timeline of our second IVF cycle to close it out so here it is:


  • August 4 - meet with Dr. F to talk about what happend and getting cycle #2 underway. Great news for IVF #2

  • August 12 - progesterone check Results = 1.3 on drugs to start period.

  • August 29 - AF finally makes her appearance!

  • August 31st - lab for day 3 FSH = 8 (still suppressed by Lupron); start BCP

  • August 31 - September 19 - Take BCP

  • September 13 - Oct 2nd - start Lupron 10 units

  • September 14 - TSH draw results = 2.93 (cut off is 2.5); start synthroid 25 mcg/d

  • September 14 - October 7th - begin acupuncture

  • September 30th - baseline ultrasound and baseline E2

  • October 3rd - October 12th - start Bravelle (4 vials/d) and Luveris (dosage 1 vial/d); drop Lupron 5 units

  • October 7th - follie check ultrasound #1 and E2 check R: 12mm, 10mm x2, 9m, and 8mm; L:12mm, 11.5mm, 9mm, and 8mm; E2: 195; Lining 7mm.

  • October 9th - follie check ultrasound #2 and E2 check. R: 16.5mm, 16mm, 15mm, 14mm; L: 15mm, 14mm, 12mm, 10mm; E2: 759; Lining 10mm.

  • October 10th - follie check ultrasound #3 and E2 check. R: 19mm, 16mm x3; L: 17mm, 16mm, 12mm; E2: 1,077.

  • October 11th - Trigger HCG shot 10pm

  • October 13th - egg retrival, 7 beautiful embies fertilized!

  • October 16th - embryo transfer of 2-8 cell embryos (grade 1 and 2)

  • October 20 - progesterone 129

  • October 27th - 11dp3dt (14dpo) beta test results = 24

  • October 29th - 13dp3dt (16dpo) beta #2 test results = 30

  • November 2nd - 17dp3dt (20dpo) beta #3 test results = 107

  • November 4th - 19dp3dt (22dpo) beta #4 test results = 292

  • November 9th - 24dp3dt (27dpo) beta #5 test results = 1,358

  • November 12th - 5w 2d u/s shows no signs of a gestational sac

  • November 16th - 6w6d beta #6 test results = 5,000

  • November 17th - 7w u/s shows gestational sac measuring at 5w

  • November 20th - induce miscarriage with Cytotec

  • November 24th - beta#7 test results 600

  • December 1st - beta #8 test results 54

1 comment:

Rachel said...

I did a post like this after my IVF and D&C. It's a lot. Seeing it all date by date. I am so sorry for everything that you have been through. Keep you chin up!