Jump to content
Should I do back to back FET?
6 replies to this topic
Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:00 PM
Still in tears for the first BFN , but I need to think about the next steps. Should I take a break or should I do back to back FET? I am thinking of FET, but I am starting a new job soon and I don't think it's a good idea to ask for any leave in the first month. On the other hand, I am not sure I can stay sane not doing anything.
Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:59 PM
are you doing medicated or natural FEts. With natural FETs i would go for it - its just a few appointments (depending on your clinic - blood tests and Ultrasounds and then the actual transfer would take 3 hours at most). i would just tell your new employer you had been waiting for these appointments and want to keep them and it will mean you need to dash out in the first few weeks.
if it is medicated - i would recommend a month off. I tried to do this and ended up with a cancelled cycle (my liver just went into over process mode and took up all the oestrogen) and more heartache than if i had just waited.
Wishing you very good news soon.
Posted 28 February 2013 - 05:24 PM
It will be a natural one. The problem is the new place is in the middle of nowhere, hard to dash out and back
My godness, the med would affect the liver as well? Hope you are recovering ok. All the best!
Posted 28 February 2013 - 05:42 PM
Oh that is another degree of difficultly... maybe push back your start date at work or the FET - last thing you want to be is stressed about getting to and from. you are holding off for good reason, so maybe its worthwhile to let the dust settle on a new job - have a few wines and soft cheeses and sushi over that month in the hopes that soon they will be out of bounds!
Sorry, i wrote that quickly. My liver is fine - all this healthy living has made it more efficient than ever and it just processed all the oestrogen (from the tablets i was taking) so it wouldnt get absorbed, so it never made it to my blood stream to then work on my lining. This was with a back to back medicated cycle and now I completely understand why they say give your body a month off.
Posted 28 February 2013 - 06:27 PM
I did back to back natural FETs. In he second cycle, I didn't ovulate until CD24 or something ridiculous, so I ended up having about 4 scans and 6 blood tests, plus the transfer day. For a very simple cycle it was very time consuming.
IVF - you just never know. If it will really mess with the new job, I'd wait one month.
Posted 01 March 2013 - 08:09 AM
I did back to back FETs. But given the new jobs I'd take a break unless you would lose 2 months due to Easter. If you want to feel like you are doing something maybe do some acupuncture (see someone who specialises in fertility)
Posted 01 March 2013 - 10:42 AM
Thanks for all the help! Would appreciate if you have any good acupuncture place/specilist to recommend.
0 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users
Q: My mother and I have always been close, but now that I have a baby, she has not helped out as much as I thought she would.
The mother-of-two was diagnosed with hyper-lactation.
Breast is best, but mums who can't, or choose not to breastfeed need support too.
The aim is to increase breastfeeding rates and reduce stigma.
Men and women both experience work-family conflict.
Most parents are experiencing substantial difficulties with the financial burden and lack of availability of childcare, as costs have more than doubled for some families in just over a decade.
It starts before conception.
Study found babies can recognise foreign languages before birth.
Aren't babycinos just a bit of froth? Not so, it seems...
"Hey, come here a second," my mum said as she replaced the book in my hands with a wooden spoon covered in what I prayed was red sauce. Together, we walked into the kitchen and hovered over the skillet like we were peering into a crystal ball. Looking into my future, I saw me eating a lot of take away.
Top 5 Articles
From our network
As the 2017 flu season begins in earnest, here?s what you need to know to protect yourself and baby.
Money might be funny in a rich man's world (or so ABBA told us), but for the rest of us it's a major consideration – particularly before having a baby.
Maternity leave is a special time for you, your partner and your new little bundle. The last thing you want is for financial worries to stand in the way of that joy.
Becoming a parent is full of surprises – not least of all finding out that, for such small beings, babies cause a lot of chaos and expense.
Here are some ideas for getting that budget in shape, ready for being a one income family.
See what names are trending this year.