September- October 2011: BCP to prepare for cycle.
October 26, 2011: Start BCP for IVF
November 14, 2011: Start Lupron, doxycycline, asprin and dexamethasone
November 18, 2011: Last BCP
November 21, 2011: Cycle Day 1
11/23: Suppression Check: about 9 follies on each side- E2: 32
11/25: Start stims: (150iu Follistim, 1 vial Menopur)
11/28: Ultrasound and Blood work: Ultrasound shows lining at 5.5mm with triple stripe pattern, 9 follies on the right side (largest 9mm) and 11 follies on the left (largest 8mm). E2 looks good, continuing same medication doses. (150iu Follistim, 1 vial Menopur)
11/30: Ultrasound and Blood work: Ultrasound shows lining at 9.5 with triple stripe pattern, 10 follies on the right side (largest 11mm) and 11 follies on the left - only 6 look to be in the running (largest 12.5mm) E2 was 700, progesterone 0.5. Decreasing Follistim dose to 100iu.
12/2: Ultrasound and Blood work: Ultrasound shows lining at 10.4 with triple stripe pattern, 9 follies on the right side (largest 13mm) and 11 follies on the left- only 5-6 look to be contenders (largest 15.5mm) E2 was 1437, progesterone 0.5. Keeping Follistim dose at 100iu tonight and decreasing to 75iu tomorrow night.
12/4: Ultrasound and Blood work: Ultrasound shows lining at >10mm with triple stripe pattern, 9-10 contenders on the right + 3 smaller (largest 19mm) 5-6 contenders on the left + 5 smaller (largest 20mm). E2 was 2549. Follistim dose at 100iu for Sunday night.
12/6: Egg Retrieval: 9 eggs retrieved
12/7: Fertilization Report: 7 of the 9 were mature- 6 fertilized with ICSI!!!
12/11: Embryo Transfer: two perfect blasts transferred- three more growing until day 6.
12/12: Freeze Report: only one of the remaining three blasts was of freezing quality. The embryologist said it was similar in quality to those that we transferred on Sunday.
12/15: First super faint HPT- getting darker by the day 12/15-20!
12/20: Beta: 398, E2: 2,036 (switch to estrace once per day, PM only), Progesterone: 83
12/22: Beta 2: 889.3 (11dp5dt)