What's your diagnosis and plan?
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March 9th, 2011, 04:43 PM
Join Date: Sep 2009
What is your official fertility diagnosis (male factor, pcos, endo, age, unexplained infertility, etc.)? Endometriosis and antiphospholipid disorder (blood clotting problem that affects ability to carry baby to term).
What have you tried so far in terms of natural herbs/supplements? A herbal medication prescribed by my acupuncturist, lemon water, spearamint tea, pineapple
What have you tried so far in terms of eastern medicine procedures? Acupuncture for three months so far.
What have you tried so far in terms of western fertility medication? Clomid + trigger and IVF meds.
What have you tried so far in terms of western medical procedures? IUI + Clomid 50-100mg X 3; IVF + ICSI that resulted in a BFP and miscarriage of identical twins at 11 weeks.
What is your current regimen/plan? Acupuncture + herbs, lemon water, and tea and getting pre-screening procedures done for another fresh IVF cycle in May.
TTC #1 with Endometriosis & Antiphospholipid Syndrome since December 2008
Dec 2008 - April 2010 #17 Natural cycles
May 2010 - IUI + clomid 50mg BFN
June 2010 - IUI + clomid 50mg BFN
July 2010 - IUI + clomid 100mg BFN
Sept/OC 2010 - IVF #1 (1 embryo transfered; none to freeze) BFP!!!
Oct 25 2010 - First ultrasound at 6.5 weeks TWO HEARTBEATS!!! The embryo split; we're having identical twins!!!
Nov 30 2010 - Ultrasound at 11 weeks; no heartbeats & no growth past 9 weeks
Dec 2 - D&C#1
Dec 7 2010 - D&C#2
Dec 22 2010 through current - Weekly acupuncture treatment
May/June 2011 - IVF#2 with acupuncture (1 embryo transferred; 4 embies on ice!!!) BFP!!!
June 29 2011 - First ultrasound at 7.0 weeks. Everything looks great so far!
July 18, 2011 - Second ultrasound at 9.5 weeks. Baby is doing great!
Feb 10 2012 - Molly Eileen arrived at 7lbs 11oz and 19inches!!!
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