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The hardest is being alone through any infertility hell. That's why I'm so thankful we have boards like this with many lovely people here undergoing the same/similar process. We've been trying for a baby for years and years. Two years ago we started on clomid, got pregnant on cycle 2 but miscarried at 7 weeks . I needed medical management. Had more cycles but no luck. Started IVF. Was going well - lots of eggs, some viable embryos, one inm planted and 3 in the freezer. But then disaster struck and I got severe ovarian hyperstimulation. I was in hospital for a month and got very, very sick. It was terrifying. And at the end of it all I miscarried again, another one that had to be induced and it was particularly grim. I was off work for so long they decided to get rid off me..I was on the mend , just to add insult to injury, my hair was falling out in a big way as a result of being sick, miscarrying, all the hormones and the major weight loss due to being ill. I was hating the way I looked. My sis in law and another of my best friends announced their pregnancies then. I was surrounded by babies and pregnant ladies. It just seemed so easy for everyone else!! I felt so split down the middle each time a new pregnancy announcement was made ! Half of me was genuinely happy and excited and wanted to be involved. The other half was so sad and jealous and heart broken and simply didn't want to hear about any of it.
People here are so supportive and help as much as they can. My husband has always been amazing. I couldn't ask for any better. We did succeed with DE IVF finally abroad, at Bio Tex, but this entire path shouldn't have to be this difficult..No one deserves..
I know you have been through a lot. These are difficult times and believe me they will pass. People have been working in this regard and they have found surrogacy. It is a blessing and has changed the life of infertile people. I wish you all the best for the future and cool
Try again! - This is the only good answer and a good IVF doctor’s answer will be exactly this. Of course, he may make changes, based on your response, and he will explain these to you. A good doctor will not order a bunch of expensive tests after each IVF failure and doctor will make sure that his patients have realistic expectation about the entire IVF process. If you want to be a mature IVF patient, educate yourself about the process. This will help you to have sensible expectations of IVF treatment. It will protect you from an emotional breakdown; and from unnecessary tests and treatments.
Here's some statistics on the frequency of conception and successful pregnancy: Probability of success using donor egg – 65% (it slightly change with recipient age). If you are from 29 to 59 your probability of successful conception, bear and give a birth is 55-65%. Using your own egg reduces the this probability on 5% every year. By the age of 42 your chances to get pregnant and bear your child with your own egg is about 7%. I don't think we can pinpoint very well specific factors or nutrients that might affect egg quality. However, folate is a good candidate. It helps with cell growth.
Also I've recently read an article about a completely unique method for infertility treatment. It's called the mitochondria replacement therapy. Here are some of the points:
#1 It offers patients who are above 40 and for those, who suffer from low levels of AMH, an innovative program that makes it possible to get pregnant with their own eggs. This program gives women, who underwent numerous unsuccessful IVF cycles, aged 40+, patients with low mitochondrial functional activity, an excellent chance to give birth to a child who shares a genetic relationship with her and her partner.
#2 To carry out such a procedure, an egg donor with a high functional activity of mitochondria, a patient, and sperm for in vitro fertilization are required. Healthy functionally active mitochondria are taken from a donor’s oocyte and integrated with the patient’s cells. Next, fertilization with sperm and transfer of a healthy embryo into the patient’s uterus is performed. Mitochondria donation is a unique assistive reproductive technology, which is basically the implantation of a healthy and functionally active donor mitochondria into the cells of an infertile patient, that provides the patient’s cell with the necessary energy and contributes to successful pregnancy.
#3 Mitochondrial DNA and Human DNA are different things. It only gives that necessary energy to the oocyst and helps with developing an embryo and make it stronger. DNA is in the core of the mitochondria, which are not used for donation. Therefore, genetically, mitochondria have no effect on the embryo!
Hope this helps.
Surrogacy might be the best option here. Although as I am no specialist, I can't advise you anything.
Book an appt and see what your gp has to offer.

I for my part will just recommend the agency I have signed with that helped us a lot. It is World Center of baby. it is located in Ukraine. And it is great. they have matched our Sm in a month and a half and she is already pregnant. this is a miracle for us.
If it happens you'll be looking onto surrogacy, I just thought this information might be useful for you~
The cost of every program at bio tex com is divided into 6 payments. Every payment is made on the certain stage of a program. The detailed payments schedule can be found in every contract. Standard surrogacy package (Waiting time: up to 4 months) 39.900 euros provides:
Medical tests and checks for all participants of the program (Intended parents, surrogate mother and egg donor). Medications for all participants of the program (Intended Parents, SM and Egg Donor). Unlimited IVF cycles. Pregnancy care (pregnancy monitoring) for the SM. DNA paternity test in thier partnering laboratory. PGD service to detect the possible genetic abnormalities (the sex of a baby(s) is not detected). The child’s doctor attends the baby every other day. In case of miscarriage compensation to a surrogate mother is paid by them. In case of the premature birth all the expenses related to additional medical treatment, special medical equipment utilization etc. are covered by them from the day of birth.
Then legal support and paperwork: Surrogacy contract elaborations. Support on the final stage of the process for obtaining of the birth certificate for a baby(s) and travel documents for them to leave the country.
Organization and Coordination: Customers are provided with the babysitter services for 4 hours a day in a daytime. Customers are provided with the support package: transportation, food, a room in the hotel
of higher class, smartphone and SIM card of Ukrainian mobile operator. Accommodation is provided for two (2) months after birth. Thus the program doesn’t cover: twin pregnancy compensation (EUR 3000).
You know, guys, what bothered us the most with the previous clinic was that our RE used to never make any recommendations for us after each failure..We did a lot of testing..And evantually found out I had lost immunity to Rubella. So I got re-vaccinated and since it's a live vaccine had to wait 1 month before trying again. He did recommend a supplement for dh. Which I suspect accounts for some of the difference between cycles..Dh was taking them on a regular basis. But seems this didn't help us much. I wonder what else could we both do to boost chances and not see dreadful bfn..I am shocked at the grief I felt. I was so hopeful, and that first bfn after IVF#1 was so emotional. Even more than any of the other months of trying and bfn.
I'm also just not sure if continuing with IVF makes sense or if there are other options to boost our chances before we go to egg donation..Which I'm not sure if we can really accept.. I've also read a thing about mitochondria donation Bio tex provides..This is surely another point for our further research..May god help us to stay strong.
marhiya wrote:
hey there! I hope you are doing great. IVF is a great process. a lot of people go for it. it helps couples that are unable to have a baby of their own. and people having a hard time conceiving. it is a little painful but worth it. hope it goes well for you.

In general, the process of IVF involves the following steps. First, a woman takes hormones to cause "superovulation'' .which triggers her body to produce many eggs at one time. Once mature, the eggs are collected from the woman, using a probe inserted into the vagina and guided by ultrasound. The collected eggs are placed in a dish for fertilization with a man's sperm. The fertilized cells are then placed in an incubator, a machine that keeps them warm and allows them to develop into embryos. After 3 to 5 days, the embryos are transferred to the woman's uterus. It takes about 2 weeks to know if the process is successful. Even though the use of hormones in IVF is successful in treating infertility related to endometriosis, other forms of hormone therapy are not as successful. In addition, the hormones used during IVF do not cure the endometriosis lesions. It means that pain may recur after pregnancy and that not all women with endometriosis are able to become pregnant with IVF. Researchers are still looking for hormone treatments for infertility due to endometriosis. There are so many things we still don't know. and the world of infertility treatments is so complicated. But, fortunately, we've got some of these beautiful options nowadays like IUI, IVF (OE&DE), ICSI, surrogacy, mitochondria donation etc. We're lucky, surely. smile
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