Edited by aquakidz, 18 January 2011 - 08:41 AM.
Jump to content
IVF Success with a balanced translocation
5 replies to this topic
Posted 18 January 2011 - 08:40 AM
I have a balanced translocation of 22 & 12 and am about to start my first cycle of IVF without PGD and was wondering how other people with a bt have gone on their first attempt with IVF??
Edited by aquakidz, 18 January 2011 - 08:41 AM.
Posted 18 January 2011 - 11:31 AM
I have never heard of an 'balanced translocation'? What does that term mean?
Posted 18 January 2011 - 11:36 AM
Maybe ask in the PGD section as well. Some ladies there did IVF without PGD first, or had natural pregnancies/miscarraiges etc.
Posted 22 November 2012 - 04:02 AM
Hi, I am 35 and have a balanced transolcation 13:15 and we were successful with our first attempt at IVF ICSI. I didn't know I have a translocation until we started testing after the 12 week scan came back with high risk downs. downs ruled out they tested further and then found the translocation after a good month tests and waiting. Our son is now 8 months old very happy baby and is 'normal' if there is ever a normal for babies!
Posted 22 November 2012 - 04:05 AM
Hi, Just thought I would mention im also pregnant with our second child (natural) and both babies are balanced translocation same as me...
Posted 22 November 2012 - 05:25 AM
My story is different to yours, but I have a balanced translocation (5:11) which was discovered after I naturally conceived our first child. I then went on to have 4 miscarriages before undergoing testing where my translocation was discovered. I then had another 5 miscarriages through natural conception.
I underwent IVF to access PGD and was very fortunate to have success on the first cycle.
Are you able to conceive naturally? If you are undergoing IVF to conceive then before commencing I would seriously consider the options. IVF is expensive, PGD is bloody expensive, however if you are needing to undergo multiple cycles to get that embryo that is balanced (which may mean that your translocation is passed on to your child amongst the many other things but all the genetic material is still there) you may find that even though IVF is successful in that you conceive, you may be going on the recurrent miscarriage roller coaster.
If you haven't already, pop on over into the PGD thread in the Assisted Conception Buddy Groups, it's very active at the moment and even if you do decide to do IVF without PGD, the girls in there understand the issues and frustration of having translocations or other genetic issues into the already difficult road that is Assisted Conception.
Feel free to PM me if you want further information.
I wish you luck.
1 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users
We're giving away a Mountain Buggy nano, the ultimate travel stroller - and here are some of the great entries so far.
A two-year-old's reaction to a game of "got your nose" shows it doesn't take much to make a toddler cry.
From the first scan photo to the baby covered in cake at their first birthday party, there are 15 photos most parents seem to share - and some they don't.
His job is to deliver babies, but this US obstetrician also has a unique way of celebrating the miracle of life.
A photo of a breastfeeding-friendly sign in a cafe has been posted to Facebook and shared by hundreds of mums around the world.
The newest Bugaboo Bee ? the Bee3 ? offers a variety of improved features, including a much asked-for bassinet and a rainbow of colour combinations.
Given the choice between maintaining their wage for six months to have a child, or having a reduced rate of pay for a time but a better deal on childcare when returning to work, there are no odds on what most working parents would choose.
We?re giving away the new Mountain Buggy Nano - the lightweight travel buggy! So show us the little things that make you smile for your chance to win.
Our first pregnancy ended the way we all expected it to - with a healthy, happy baby in our arms. What a true blessing he was, for we were not to know the heartache we were about endure.
'There must have been someone watching over us and saying, 'You must not get on that flight,' says mother who narrowly avoided boarding the Malaysian Airlines flight which exploded in mid-air over the Ukraine last night.
When it comes to successful breastfeeding, there is a wide variety to what is "normal", according to new research.
Your little toddler or preschooler can now get their nautical on with a new range of classic loafers by Australian show brand Skeanie.
For months, I have been telling myself not to worry that Jasmin isn't crawling or walking. This week I heard the term hypermobile for the first time.
They say that there is no bond greater than the bond between a mother and her child. But for some women, the mother-baby bond takes more time and effort to develop.
After a long break, Yumi Stynes gets a reminder of the pain - and the pleasure - of giving birth.
When Nathan Steffel's daughter Sophia died from a liver condition at just 6 weeks old, he reached out for someone to create a beautiful image of his little girl.
Can you imagine a life without TV or computers? Some parents are opting for a low-tech, screen-free life for their kids.
Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.
Top 5 Articles
The importance of speaking to your baby even if they are not old enough to answer back has been highlighted by new research.
It's not where she expected to give birth, but mum Corrine Cinatl is delighted that her daughter's roadside arrival was captured in a series of beautiful photos.
It's that time of year when the dedicated volunteers at The Nappy Collective do their bit to help out mums and children in need - and they need your help.
From misshapen cake babies to questionable text, from odd colour choices to internal organ recreation, these are the baby shower cakes that taste forgot.
The love of a family is usually tough to capture on camera. This is an exception.
Want to record your pregnancy as your belly grows? Here are some creative, fun ideas for photo shoots along the way.
Got a few old formula, Milo or coffee cans around the house? Use these fantastic upcycling ideas to create items for around the house and yard.
Emotional photos of two fathers meeting their newborn son have resonated with viewers worldwide, attracting thousands of Facebook likes and shares.
Lax about the slip slop slap with your kids as weather turns cooler? Here's a reminder as to why we have to remain vigilant for our children?s future health.
We've scoured the internet to find gorgeous personalised keepsakes and nursery decor to record baby name and dates. They make great gifts for christenings, name days and birthdays! (All prices in AU.)
See how some parents and photographers have captured sleeping babies in unusual positions and using different props.
DIY your way to a better kitchen and make cooking easier with our clever hacks. (Some content reproduced with permission from mashable.com.)
Your baby or toddler will be nice and snug in these beautiful and fun winter pieces. Most are hand-made or knitted, and they're all designed to keep your little one toastie - and adorable!
Mind, body, beauty, life
We look at your wellbeing, covering health, relationships, beauty and fashion, mind and body.