Jump to content

Over 40 and TTC with IVF/ICSI #30

  • Please log in to reply
99 replies to this topic

#51 Blue Lavender

Posted 21 September 2018 - 10:34 PM

Woo hoo!!! Taken so long, but you got there. Well done. Lets pray for an uneventful 9 months. Theia its you and I now. I hope you will receive the happy news soon.

#52 Zambi41

Posted 22 September 2018 - 06:56 AM

Thank you!!! It’s absolutely crazy, we all wait so long and try so hard but it’s actually scary to be excited because there’s so many other milestones yet to reach!! I think the excitement will kick in if the first scan is all fine!!

This just proves there is hope for everyone though!!

How did you go yesterday, any further updates?

#53 Blue Lavender

Posted 22 September 2018 - 07:32 AM

Hopefully get 3 to 4 good eggs. trigger tonight at 11.45. Let's hope this new drug, Rekovelle is the key!

#54 Zambi41

Posted 23 September 2018 - 08:26 AM

Woohoo!! I had a double trigger this round which I’ve not done before. 3 injections, 2 different drugs.

Keep us updated with EPU xx

#55 Blue Lavender

Posted 23 September 2018 - 08:50 AM

I'm enjoying a day of no injections and not looking at the clock at 7pm!  Don't mind egg collection day.  I have the new Lianne moriaty book while I wait.

#56 Zambi41

Posted 23 September 2018 - 09:58 AM

Well enjoy & relax, I’ll be thinking of you tomorrow!!

#57 Theia

Posted 24 September 2018 - 06:59 AM

Thinking of you today BlueLavendar, hope it goes well today.

#58 Blue Lavender

Posted 24 September 2018 - 01:06 PM

2 eggs today so the worst so far. I guess we will wait and see.

#59 Theia

Posted 24 September 2018 - 01:29 PM

I'm so sorry BL, hopefully it's a case of quality over quantity.

#60 Blue Lavender

Posted 24 September 2018 - 01:37 PM

I did give a quick call to the FS. He said that yes that is a function of age- as when I did it 3 years ago, I consistently got 5 eggs. fsh is still good. Ill wait to see what happens.

#61 Theia

Posted 24 September 2018 - 01:51 PM

It seems to me that there's also a bit of natural variation between cycles too, from 4 cycles I've had 6, 5, 3 and 7. Seems a bit of dumb luck is involved in all of this. Perhaps the new medication had an effect on numbers too? Great news that your fsh is still good so more rounds are still an option. Hoping you get good news on fertilisation tomorrow.

#62 Zambi41

Posted 24 September 2018 - 04:55 PM

Oh blue lavender I hope you get two little embies tomorrow!! My fingers are crossed for you xx

#63 Blue Lavender

Posted 25 September 2018 - 11:40 AM

both have fertilised- so just waiting for the calls on Thursday and Saturday.

#64 Theia

Posted 25 September 2018 - 04:16 PM

Great news blue lavendar, hope the good news continues on thursday.

#65 Blue Lavender

Posted 25 September 2018 - 08:30 PM

5 days for embryos is such a loooooong time.

#66 Theia

Posted 27 September 2018 - 10:31 AM

Hope you get a good day 3 report today blue lavendar.

#67 Blue Lavender

Posted 27 September 2018 - 10:35 AM

Grrrr. One has already fractured. The other ok.  Another long 48 hours. I will have an appointment with the fs. We aren't getting to day 5 anymore. I do feel sad as we are coming to an end now.

#68 Theia

Posted 27 September 2018 - 11:34 AM

Fingers crossed for the one still going.

It definitely gets harder the closer you get to the end, will you do another round if this one doesn't work?

#69 Blue Lavender

Posted 27 September 2018 - 03:35 PM

I think so.

#70 Blue Lavender

Posted 27 September 2018 - 03:48 PM

Theia how are you going?

#71 Theia

Posted 27 September 2018 - 05:26 PM

Struggling a little, no doubt in my mind that this transfer has failed so I guess I'll be back stimming next week.

#72 Blue Lavender

Posted 27 September 2018 - 06:50 PM

Sorry you feel that way. And it's a long weekend. Hopefully we both have some news soon which lifts our mood.  I will be taking a break.

#73 Theia

Posted 27 September 2018 - 07:09 PM


Edited by Theia, 27 September 2018 - 08:53 PM.

#74 Blue Lavender

Posted 28 September 2018 - 04:46 PM

Theia have you done a poas?

#75 Theia

Posted 28 September 2018 - 05:11 PM

Yeah, tested this morning (6dp5dt) and not even the hint of a shadow of a line. Just twiddling my thumbs til tuesdays blood test confirms and then looking forward to putting this month behind me and getting on with the next cycle.

I will be stalking tomorrow for your day 5 results, crossing my fingers for a hatching blast ready for testing.

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users


'My parenting style is Survivalist'

A helicopter or tiger mum, I am not.

8 mums reveal their favourite nappy bags

We asked a bunch of mums which nappy bags they love the most.

Why you shouldn't bother throwing a big first birthday party

If you're feeling the pressure to host an all-out, over-the-top shindig for your baby's birthday, I hereby grant you permission to throw the rules out the window.

The 24 baby names on the verge of extinction this year

If you're on the hunt for the perfect baby name and don't want a chart-topper like Oliver or Olivia, then do we have the list for you.

'My mum doesn't seem that interested in my baby'

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.

New guidelines: "Bottle-feeding mums need support too"

Breast is best, but mums who can't, or choose not to breastfeed need support too.

Dads also struggle to 'have it all', study finds

Men and women both experience work-family conflict.

Language development may start in the womb

Study found babies can recognise foreign languages before birth.

Meet the baby born from an embryo frozen for 24 years

Experts say little Emma is a record breaking baby.


Top 5 Articles


From our network

Five things you need to know about flu and pregnancy

As the 2017 flu season begins in earnest, here?s what you need to know to protect yourself and baby.

Mum tips to keep your pre-baby budget in check

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.

5 easy ways to make your maternity leave last longer

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.

10 ways to keep your 'buying for baby' costs down

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.

5 ways to prepare to go from two incomes to one

Here are some ideas for getting that budget in shape, ready for being a one income family.


Baby Names

Need some ideas?

See what names are trending this year.

Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.