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Egg collection after 1st failed ICSI

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Feeling absolutely terrified for egg collection tomorrow after our failed ICSI in feb where we had no fertilisation from 7 eggs. Had my scan on sun and there where 17 follicles (10 at the right size and others almost there. ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™ we have some fertilisation this time ๐Ÿฅด

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Hello, Iโ€™ve got my first egg collection on Friday and Iโ€™m scared too. It must be so awful to get past egg collection and not get to transfer. It has been one of my biggest fears! Sounds like youโ€™ve got a great number of follicles at the right size though! More than me although I get scanned again tomorrow ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿผ. Wishing you all the luck in the world! ๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ€

Hey, thanks, yes I was devastated but have to keep positive. ๐Ÿ˜Š Just hoping their better quality than last time.

Hope everything goes ok on Friday and I will keep everything crossed for you ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž xxx

Hey just wanted to wish you all the best for tomorrow. Iโ€™ve everything crossed for you xxx

Thanks so much that is so kind. I saw your post about your eggs - fantastic! Hoping the next steps go as well for you xxx


I will be thinking of you!

Stephybivf in reply to MofM

Thanks lovely xx

Hope EC goes well for you... I was so nervous before mine. Good luck ๐Ÿ˜‰

Stephybivf in reply to mushy19

Thanks so much xx itโ€™s awful isnโ€™t it! Iโ€™ve actually felt sick for days thinking about what if the same happens again. I think my darling husbands ready to throttle me ๐Ÿ™„ xx

mushy19 in reply to Stephybivf

I think watched too much YouTube prior to the procedure and had such high expectations of double figures. Also my scans every other day showed 15 good sized follies.

I actually bursted into tears when I came around and was told only 7 collected.

However 6 fertilised and 5 made it to good quality blasts. Ended up being so pleased with the results.

Keeping my fingers crossed for you both that you get what you need to have a successful cycle this time x

Stephybivf in reply to mushy19

Awh thatโ€™s great news x mine where just crap quality last time even with 7 so Iโ€™m hoping the change in drugs/all the supplements have helped ๐Ÿฅด

Are you in your 2 Ww now? Xx

mushy19 in reply to Stephybivf

Yep 6dpt and itโ€™s going so slowly.... today has been the worst of all๐Ÿ˜ฉI had spotting/bleeding which was minimal at first... but now Iโ€™m unsure if its my AF๐Ÿ’”

Stephybivf in reply to mushy19

Hey how is everything today? Nothing is easy on this journey is it, weโ€™re bloody strong people ๐Ÿ’ช xx

Good luck for your collection. I am in exactly the same boat, egg collection today and I have had about an hours sleep. Letโ€™s hope itโ€™s a good day for both of us. ๐Ÿ™ x

Me too! How did you get on, keeping everything crossed for you ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž xxx

They managed to get 12 eggs which at 40 with AMH of 6 I am happy with, just hoping they are good quality. The bad news is our cycle has been cancelled due to lining issues and got to get referred to Gynaecology again so pretty gutted. Just praying they fertilised and we have something to freeze. X

Wow that is a fantastic number! Iโ€™ll keep absolutely everything crossed for you ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž it may seem like a pain having to wait for your lining to come up but atleast your little embies will be in the best environment possible ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š xxx

I hope so, just praying that they are mature, fertilise and are good enough for freezing. Itโ€™s such a waiting game x hope your feeling ok

Iโ€™m sure they will be ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž just had a call from the embryologist and all of them where mature so theyโ€™ve all been injected. Even I get one to fertilise Iโ€™ll be happy xxx

That is great only takes one x

Wishing you all the best for egg collection! It is so nerve racking starting again after a disasterous cycle - we got past egg collection, fertilisation to have nothing to transfer in cycle 1.....didnt even know that could happen and was devastated. However what I will say is that my cycle afterwards went much better so things can be different. Good luck.xx

Thanks lovely ladies xx Cinderella thatโ€™s good to hear you had better rounds after the first.

They managed to get 9 eggs, they said there was a possibility of no fertilisation again but the embryologist said she would ring me this afternoon to tell me how many eggs are mature enough to proceed with ICSI as most of mine last time where immature. I canโ€™t help but think the worse x

Its a horrible situation to be in! I really hope you get good news.xx

Thanks so much xx

How many eggs fertilised?

Stephybivf in reply to Reer

Hey, I wonโ€™t know until tomorrow. Embryologist said she will ring this afternoon to tell me how many are immature and mature so we know if or how many we have to work with xx

Sending you all the best wishes.

๐Ÿคžfor lots of fertilisation xx

Hope everything went well today!! Been thinking of you๐Ÿคž๐Ÿป

Awh thank you thatโ€™s very kind. Just ๐Ÿ’ฉ myself for tomorrow!

How are your little embies doing? Xxx

Iโ€™m sure youโ€™ll get some great numbers ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿป we still have 11, 7 are grade 1 which at our clinic is the highest, then the others are lower but still progressing. Find out another update in the morning as I have a provisional transfer day 3 tomorrow but hoping to push for day 5 instead ๐Ÿ’• hope the call is the news you want in the morning x

Thanks, Iโ€™m hoping so. ๐Ÿ™.

Wowzers you have got fantastic numbers there! Hopefully you will have lots to freeze too xx

Stay positive, everything crossed for you. ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜˜

๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž just waiting for the call ๐Ÿ™„. Thank you xx

I just had the call out if 12 eggs, 8 were mature and 6 have fertilised with icsi. Not sure if this is good or not. ๐Ÿคžfor your call today x

Wow Iโ€™m soooo happy for you ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜„ out of my 9, 6 have fertilised! We have the same number ๐Ÿ˜„ xx

Hope you have both had positive progress overnight xx

Thank you. Wonโ€™t find out till tomorrow. Iโ€™m a bag of nerves. Have you had another up date about yours ? Xx

No news today but booked in for a day 5 fresh transfer tomorrow so hope they have cooked nicely this last couple of days ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿป

That is absolutely brilliant! I canโ€™t imagine how you feel knowing theyโ€™ve made it this far ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ Iโ€™ll just be bloody grateful if mine get till tomorrow! Xxx

This really is the hardest part isnโ€™t it x

OMG absolutely! They said they would ring me in day 3. Will they ring you sat too? Xx

They said they will ring me tomorrow. Maybe itโ€™s because I am freeze all?

Oh yes thatโ€™s prob why xx let me know how you get on xx

Hi hun, how are you getting on? Have you heard from the clinic? Iโ€™m still waiting and my anxiety is through the roof x

Hey lovely,Oh god itโ€™s a bloody horrible feeling isnโ€™t it! I literally nearly vomited when they rang!

5 out of my 6 embryos are developing well so Iโ€™m booked in for a 5 day transfer on mon ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž

Did they not ring u yesterday? Iโ€™m sure everything will be absolutely fine but I totally understand your anxiety xxx

They literally called as I finished typing. They called yesterday to say we unfortunately lost one but the other 5 looked good, today all looks good, we have 2 grade 1 and 3 grade 2 and the quality looks good. Hoping all are good enough to freeze Monday. Transfer on Monday... how exciting, get plenty of rest and sending you lots of positive baby vibes x

Yeyyyy! Fantastic. Yes one of ours stopped growing too. Itโ€™s hard trying to relax though isnโ€™t it!!! Sending lots of baby dust your way too ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜ xxx

I really hope you got good news. X

Will do. You too xx


Absolutely feel for you. We had zero fertilisation on our first round of ISCI. I was petrified waiting for the phone call on the second round. Looks like things are better for you this round already. I will be thinking of you and sending positive vibes. xxx

Stephybivf in reply to Hidden

Itโ€™s the worse feeling isnโ€™t it. Thanks so much lovely xxx

Keeping everything crossed for you. Did you get any news? X

Stephybivf in reply to Syoc

Thank you. Xx Yes we got 9 eggs , all mature, 6 fertilised and 3 made it to blasts so I had one transferred yesterday and 2 in freezer. Currently in 2 week wait ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™ˆ

Syoc in reply to Stephybivf

Fantastic news!! Such a better result. Did they change your protocol or anything from the last time? Sending sticky baby dust your way. Iโ€™m on 3dp5dt of our first round. This was the only embie to make it ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž xx

Stephybivf in reply to Syoc

Awh thatโ€™s wonderful, sending lots of baby dust to you too lovely xx how do you feel? Xx

Yes they basically doubled my menopar and gave me 2 gonasi and buserelin as triggers to help mature my eggs. I also took DHEA, PQQ, ubiquinol, N-acetyl cysteine and myo-inositol (Iโ€™m not saying they made the difference but something did the trick to even get to fertilisation after last time) just hoping it wants to stay in there ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿคž๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™ xx

Syoc in reply to Stephybivf

Something definitely worked! I was gutted when we didnโ€™t get any to freeze, it seemed like everyone did. I gave myself a good talking to and realised how grateful we should be that we even got one to blastocyst. letโ€™s just hope this one sticks! Iโ€™m feeling crampy and boobs are so sore but I know thatโ€™s from the pessaries. Iโ€™m trying not to symptom spot and itโ€™s been okay this early on but I know as the days go on I will go slowly crazy! Wishing you the best of luck xx

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