IVF #1 (for Baby #2) Protocol

2/19 Menses Day 1: Call nurse

2/27 Appointment with High Risk Obstetrician (last time I began twice daily Lovenox shots on this day)

2/28 Day 10: start LH testing

3/5: Expect positive LH surge during this timeframe (if it works the same as last time, the surge will be on March 2nd)

3/13: Begin Lupron each morning 9 days after positive LH surge, or after 5 days of negative tests (if it works the same as last time, I’ll being Lupron on 3/10)

3/21 Menses day 1

3/21: Schedule a Lupron Evaluation apt (bloodword and ultrasound) for the 9th day of taking Lupron

3/21: Begin gonadotropins the evening of your Lupron Evaluation apt.

3/23-4/1: Spring Break for MCPS (we are supposed to go to Illinois during this week, but looks as though I will likely have stimulation monitoring at this time)

3/31: Expect to continue gonadotropins until this timeframe

4/2: Expected date of egg retrieval (if it works out the same as last time, then the retrieval will be 3/28)

4/6-4/10: Expected date of embryo transfer (if it works out the same as last time, then the transfer will be 4/3)

4/15-4/24: Expected end of two week wait and day of pregnancy test (if it works out the same as last time, then the pregnancy test will be 4/15)

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Mom
    Feb 23, 2013 @ 22:04:12

    Quite exciting. Hope all goes well.

    Reply

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