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BeckyBoo

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Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 10:15am

EMBRYO TRANSFER QUESTIONS

Hello again lovely ladies, blowkiss

Can you give me some advice I have got my ET tomorrow and my clinic kind of gets you in and out within about 15 minutes. As we have a good hours bumpy drive home after, do you think it would be good to sit and rest in the waiting area for about an hour afterwards. As this is our 3rd and final attempt I would like to try anything that might help this time.

What's your thoughts......and have any of you done anything different?

Thanks soooooo much! :flowerbasket:
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Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 10:41am

Hi there,

If you feel anxious about the drive, it might be worth hanging around for a while afterwards to set your mind at ease, is there a coffee shop /cafe nearby you can lurk in? might be more relaxing than the waiting room. I'm not sure how much of a difference it will really make but if it makes you feel better it will be worth it.

For my last cycle I had about 10 mins on the table after transfer but then went home (an hour plus in the car) I downloaded some radio comedy shows onto my ipod to listen to on the way home to distract & relax me as I was pretty tense the first time.

Wishing you loads of luck for tomorrow and the next 2 weeks!

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Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 12:30pm

On my fourth attempt I specifically asked before hand, I said, I know lying down is not supposed to make any real difference (since this was the view of my clinic) but with this being my fourth attempt I just have to know I have given it my best shot. I asked to be able to use the room with a comfy sofa, toilet that you get changed in before hand to lie down in after. They were really nice and said that would be fine, so after I lay down for 30 mins with a book with my legs resting on arm of sofa, then got changed slowly and made way to car, I had hour and half trip. They also let me lie on the tx table for 10 mins after because they were not so busy and it was the main nurse doing it not the cons - he likes to push people through more.


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Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 12:57pm

spider gave brill advice there and i would ask hun

i usually lie on the tranfers table for 20 to 30 mins after.....
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Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 1:34pm

I lay down for about 20 minutes afterwards, then had a 20 minutes taxi journey home and then went to bed for the rest of the day. i did the whole Zita west stay in bed as much as poss for a week and take it easy right through the 2ww. It worked for me but I know other girls who cycled at the same time who were up and out of there and back at work within a day or so and it worked. I think the evidence on which works best is sketchy but you must do what you feel might work best for you. I would take Spider's great advice and then take it easy when you get home.

The lying down principle isn't to stop them falling out or anything silly like that - they won't - it's more to do with blood flow to the uterus because when we move around the blood flow is distributed more to our extremities and when we lie down there's better flow to the uterus - apparently.

Anyway - wishing you lots of luck and positivity for your transfer.
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Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 3:08pm

I agree with the girls. If the clinic has somewhere that you can just lie down and chill out for a bit then great, if not, find a cafe and just mooch around there for a while. Do whatever it takes to make yourself feel like you have done everything possible, then you will feel better in yourself.
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Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 4:18pm

A BIG :thanx: to you all for your advice it has really helped and I will definitely ask if there is somewhere to rest afterwards tomorrow, or if not there is a cafe downstairs that we can sit in for a while (only prob is its always full of heavily pregnant women!)

Its something I havent done before and it may be a small thing but if it helps, I will try anything. :dust:

Thanks again all! blowkiss

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Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 4:28pm

My clinic let me rest for about 20mins afterwards.
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Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 9:03pm

My clinic told me to lay down for an hour before letting me go home, had a lovely cuppa and sandwich's etc.. brought in for us. Didn't make it work though, so i'm not sure it makes any difference!

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Thursday, July 12th 2007, 8:58am

Hope all goes well today, Becky. 8) I think Jess is right - nothing really makes a difference, apart from avoiding very strenuous activity. However, doing what feels right to you is important, so if you'll feel better for lying down, then go for it. Hope you have a relaxing afternoon.

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Thursday, July 12th 2007, 9:38am

hi becky

GOOD LUCK for today hun

will be thinking of you

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Thursday, July 12th 2007, 2:42pm

Hi Becky,

All the best of luck, will be thinking of you.

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Thursday, July 12th 2007, 2:59pm

Hi Becky goodluck x


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Thursday, July 12th 2007, 3:28pm

Goodluck today Becky - sending lots of positive vibes your way!
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Thursday, August 30th 2007, 10:46am

Transfer of Embies?

Hi

We are in the process of tnferring our frozen embies from private clinic to the NHS as our appt has now come through

Just wondered if anyone has done this and does it harm them at all?

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Thursday, August 30th 2007, 10:54am

How far is your transfer distance?
(very curious now!)

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Thursday, August 30th 2007, 10:56am

Hi
In same city, bout 10 mins actually from private clinic to NHS Hospital.

I vaguely remember Cons telling us embies can be transported to anywhere in country and some places abroad but just wondered if anyone has actually done it?

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Thursday, August 30th 2007, 11:00am

I think it would be a 15h transfer time MINIMUM for us :(
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Thursday, August 30th 2007, 11:01am

Its worth asking them if you are interested, it can def be done. i def remember her telling me this when first froze them as she was thinking our NHS go would come up. xx

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Thursday, August 30th 2007, 1:13pm

Hi Radley

I have snow babies in London and having them transferred back to Plymouth (4 hours), it's perfectly fine - you can either do it yourself or you can pay for it to be done - you need a frozen box thing - only available from the clinic and you need to arrange the departure and arrival to co-ordinate

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Thursday, August 30th 2007, 1:40pm

Hi radley,
i did it too, had some strange looks as we wanted to do it ourselves not pay a courier as I'm not working at the mo and money is tight. It's perfectly fine all you need to do is keep them upright in what looks like a big cyclinder, ours was quite heavy so won't reckon on catching a bus!!! Ours was about a 10 mile trip too and all we had to do was make sure we took the carrier back as apparently they are quite expensive.
Good luck if you choose to do it yourself
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Thursday, August 30th 2007, 2:03pm

Thanks Guys will wait and see when woman rings this pm. xx

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Thursday, August 30th 2007, 6:48pm

Frosties are stored in liquid nitrogen in the clinic, and you can get special containers that contain liquid nitrogen too (so the embies are in exactly the same environment). These, if packed well, should last 24 hours or more (I use them for shipments for my work occasionally, well, I get a courier to do it). However, I would be so nervous of it, even though I know it works. I would definitely accompany them, so Torisen, I would make sure they're on the flight *with* me, as you don't want them lost, or held up at customs.

If we have a very valuable shipment at my work, we would split it into two shipments. Although a lot more expensive, at least you'd be more likely to get at least half of it! :rolleyes:

Radley - 10 minutes would be fine!

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Thursday, August 30th 2007, 6:57pm

Clinic told me that there are lots of problems shipping them.
Lots of forms to the departement of health (which can take months) and then the problems that they often gets stopped and held in customs etc. and through this damaged...
Hence, they do not ship them abroad... :(
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Thursday, August 30th 2007, 7:26pm

Quoted

Originally posted by Torisen
they often get stopped and held in customs etc. and through this damaged...


My point exactly. It's better to fly there yourself whenever you need to.

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Thursday, August 30th 2007, 9:15pm

Hi guys

Thanks for info. Spoke to embryologist and Limpet youre right we have to collect them from private clinic in special container and take them to NHS place. All very common aparently. Will be sh@@@ing myself though, plus look like something out of Dr Who.

At least ill be in charge of them.

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Friday, August 31st 2007, 10:29am

I watched a program recently where a woman had her treatment in Hong Kong and as she had frosties, she transported them on a plane back to London and was successful will a FET. As long as the packaging is right, it seems they can go anywhere!

We had our last treatment in Yorkshire, and were told that there would be no problem transferring any frosties to Somerset where we moved to. (Didn't have any to transfer in the end). So I think it is a fairly common place thing to do. Good luck!
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Tuesday, October 16th 2007, 9:08pm

Discomfort after ET

Has anyone had any discomfort after ET...

Had my ET this morning and i'm getting a few pains quite low down just above my knicker line...??

Is this normal

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Thursday, October 18th 2007, 3:13pm

RE: DISCOMFORT AFTER ET...

mmmmmm
Well done on your ET today - had mine yesterday - feel fine apart from a dull ache a bit like a stitch but not so sharpe - wasn't surprised though considering all the jiggery pokery that has been going on down there this past week - I have had a bad night last night but after a couple of paracetamols feel better today - feels like it is improving as time goes on - so hopefully you will too. :hugs:

All we have now is the wait! Good luck.

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Thursday, October 18th 2007, 3:19pm

slight pain after et is normal girls and some is still from ec, remember your ovaries are still very swollen and if pregnant hopefully they will have a copus lethum ( a follicle that has had the egg collected but is now producing progestrone)

if the pain ever worries you contact your clinics, they are there to help
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Thursday, October 18th 2007, 3:57pm

Hi Huni

Yes I had pains after ET, backache and then some spotting (ET was yesterday). Took some painkillers and rested, today is much better. As others have said - you are still quite swollen from EC (it is an operation after all), you have all those hormones buzzing around and then you are probably on some protesterone protocol as well to add to the mix.

I seached on the internet and some cramping and even spotting is not uncommon.
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Thursday, October 18th 2007, 4:01pm

:goodluck: girls wishing a BFP for you both xxx

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Thursday, October 25th 2007, 9:16pm

embryo transfur

Hi,

Please forgive me if im being a bit thick here but how pregnant are you after embryo transfur if you get a positive? and how do you tell when its due?

not sure why its only just crossed my mind


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Thursday, October 25th 2007, 9:27pm

you are 4 weeks pregnant 2 weeks after egg collection so depending on what day transfer you had

does that make sense?
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Thursday, October 25th 2007, 9:30pm

hmmmm

i had emb trans a week ago today so i would be?

gosh i got bad maths head on my brain is mush

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Thursday, October 25th 2007, 9:34pm

what day tranfer?

if it was day 3 you would be 24 days pregnant...
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Thursday, October 25th 2007, 9:36pm

hmmmm

sorry last thurs

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Thursday, October 25th 2007, 9:38pm

yep a week ago today....if you get a bfp testing 14 days after et you would be classed at 4 weeks and 3 days pregnant.......
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Thursday, October 25th 2007, 9:41pm

thanks

thankyou i can go to sleep now and not have to try and work it out as they dont tell you these things


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Saturday, January 26th 2008, 9:42am

Helping yourself after ET??

Hi all

Not sure if this has been discussed before, but was wondering if there was anything you could do to help yourself after the ET when having IVF treatment?

Do the clinics give you any medication to help with the 2WW result, or is it truely down to luck? Do you need to rest up at all, or is it life as usual?

I will ask my clininc when I go next week, but want to

1) maximise my chances of success
2) avoid another m/c if I can and
3) ask any intelligent and appropriate questions next week - for a change!

Any advice, as always, read and absorbed and acted upon.

Many thanks

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Saturday, January 26th 2008, 10:22am

Hi Cathie

I think that differnet clinics have different views. If you're at ARGC they will probably give you loads of drugs! But it will depend on their assessment of your file and medical history (and they may recommend immune testing - the results of which which will affect the drugs they give you too). I'm in the 2WW at the moment and I've been taking

- cyclogest suppositories (progesterone) - which I think all clinics give you. Some people have gestone injections instead of the suppositories.
- clexane injections - which I started during stimming. I think these are supposed to help thin your blood and help implantation.
- aspirin - also started during stimming. I think this is also supposed to thin your blood
- dexamethasone - also started during stimming. This is a steroid which is supposed to help stop your immune system from rejecting the embryo
- ritodrine - this is a muscle relaxant which I think is also supposed to help stop you rejecting the embryos.

Other than this, they tell you to rest as much as possible during the 2WW and take the time off work if you can.

That said, there are different views about this. The clinic I was at before (Hammersmith) just gave me the progesterone suppositories and said there wasn't much you could do to help your chances during the 2WW ...

Anyway, loads of luck with your consultation. If you need any more info about ARGC, feel free to PM me.

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Saturday, January 26th 2008, 10:32am

cathie

you will be given progestrone to support pregnancy, as you are going to ARGC you could well be given more drugs!

3 of my cycle i have just be given cyclogest and the last one i also have clexane and will again this time due to miscarriage

i will also have steriods (dexamethasone) if day 3 transfer with assissted hatching if we go to blast no steriods.

have ARGC done any immune test for you?
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Saturday, January 26th 2008, 6:14pm

Drugs n stuff!

Hey Kar,

No tests yet, have 1st appt next week, just trying to get all the info I can as would be gutting to get a bfp and not keep the pregnancy, is my biggest fear if I'm honest, so will take all the drugs I can, and yeah, looking at what Nadia and others have said, I'll soon be an IVF junkie - wicked!!
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Sunday, January 27th 2008, 12:53pm

good luck with all your test.

i can't really help to much as i know your clinic do things different to most

good luck and let us know how your appointment goes
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Sunday, January 27th 2008, 1:53pm

My clinic just give cyclogest pessaries and information sheet to tell you what things to avoid, ie, swimming, caffeine, spicy foods

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Monday, January 28th 2008, 9:45pm

Cheers

Thanks Jane and Kar,

All info is great, am at cons weds (argh) so will have some more q's for him

Cheers

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Tuesday, January 29th 2008, 9:12am

I've been reading this thread with interest, especially Nadia's post about her additional medication.

I was all up for asking our cons about additional meds too, but a question came up when discussing these with my DH... I know we're all desperate to make embryo's 'stick', but what are the chances that we make an embryo stick that wasn't meant to be sticking? What if we make an embryo stick with meds that wasn't meant to (from a biological perspective)?

I'm still going to ask the cons about improving chances, but was wondering if anyone would have a bit more information about my concerns?


1st ICSI Oct/Nov 07 BFN
2nd ICSI March 08 - EC but no ET
3 x Natural FET all BFN
Having a break to think about our options

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Tuesday, January 29th 2008, 10:46am

if this were to happen and you are right it can, usually this would end in miscarriage
TTC 12 years

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Monday, March 17th 2008, 3:09pm

Bowel movements affecting ET? TMI!!

Hi all

Gonna get gross and personal here - apologies in advance!!

Another member and I were discussing how we were feeling since ET and we both mentioned our bowel movement - our poo!!!

She is suffering with the runs, all the time on the loo and I have the other, having to, well, push hard to go as quite constipated (sorry - you were warned)

So, the bottom line is, can this hurt our embies, can they be squished out by our poorly movements???

Sorry its so gross, but it really is an issue for both of us!!

Wish I could post this under a different name - but hey!!!

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Monday, March 17th 2008, 3:20pm

Oooh! Definitely TMI!!

I'm no expert but I don't think your bowels will affect anything. Your embies should be completely safe in your womb out of harms way but you need to RELAX so try not to worry about the little things (I know easier said....)

Hang on in there and fingers crossed for you xfingers

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2002 IUI x3 3rd time :BFP: bab10 eldest daughter born
2005 IUI failed and diagnosis of Dh problem
Antibodies cause 100% clumping of sperm
June 2006 ICSI :BFN:
Dec 2006 FET :BFN:
Mar 2007 ICSI :BFP: bab10 2nd daughter born

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