Period after transfer

Hi all,

I started my period 7 days post transfer which has turned into a full normal period. Im now day 9 post transfer and my belly has returned to the normal size before I began to take all the fertility drugs . . I called the emergency line and they said its 99% been unsuccessful as Ive had my full normal period. Absolutely devastated, anyone else been in this position? any advice appreciated :-(

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  • I'm so sorry to say I went through the exact same thing and it is the most devastating feeling. They didn't warn me this could happen and as I was still having pessaries I thought my period would not return until after all medication stopped. I still had to do the test even though I knew it was negative and my hospital were completely helpless too. ๐Ÿ˜ž

    I'm so sorry you are going through this. Take time to feel sad and angry and cry as much as you need. Sending lots of love and here if you ever want to talk xx

  • Thankyou for your reply..it's devastating, I thought everything was going ok .. Very sad that it happened to you too .. My hospital said to still test on testday but in my heart I know it's not worked ๐Ÿ˜ž

  • I know it's so hard to look to the future and think everything will be ok but time does heal an awful lot. I gave myself a long time to recover as it just devastated me, and I was worried about FET as thought the same thing would happen again but we got lucky and our baby is due in January. I just want you to keep some hope for the future as you don't know what will happen. Sending hugs your way xxxx

  • Thankyou daisy, I will try x

  • Hi

    I had this 8-9 days after transfer started with spotting and the full flow. But still had to endure the pessaries and go through test day I felt like that was just prolonging the agony!! I was devastated our cycle was back in April. The last couple of weeks I have struggled but feeling a little bit brighter!! So I understand how you feel!!! Xx

  • I know everyone keeps saying it will get easier .. Just ๐Ÿ’”, will take time to get over this and move on .. Hoping you the best of luck too x

  • Hey Ditsy - I had this 2 weeks ago. Our first round of IVF with a fresh embryo transfer and it failed. I had talked myself into being pregnant because of all the side effects of the Progesterone ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ I had my full bleed on day 12 post transfer and knew 100% it wasn't successful. I'm waiting on my follow up appointment now which will be in October as we have 7 frozen embies to go at. Did you get any frozen ones?

    Sending you lots of hugs, nothing can prepare us for this emotional rollercoaster and we have to just ride it out with hope that one day we will get our miracle ๐Ÿ’ž Xx

  • Hi, I'm an emotional wreck but as you say hopefully time will heal all.. Unfortunately I only had 3 eggs that made it to blast and only one made it to a 5 day blast , so I have no Frosties which is even more gutting :-(

  • I am so sorry to hear this. I had a miscarriage which was heartbreaking because I truly believed it had worked. I did take time out to cry and let out all the emotions within. I also found it easier talking about it which made me feel better. At this stage I will advice that you do what you can to help you cope. As everyone has said, time is a healer but at this moment in time you will not see or feel it but you will get better. You wil realise that you are stronger than you think and you will get through this.

    Wishing you all the best darling. Make sure you take care of yourself. Lots of hugs ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜

  • Thankyou ... Hopefully time will help the pain go away x

  • I know this thread started 4 months ago and I'm sure a lot has changed for you in this time but this is what I'm going through now. The hospital never said said anything about my period potentially starting if it didn't work so perhaps naively i just thought it wouldn't come until all the treatment stopped. I thought the first indication of it not working was if I got a negative test. I started bleeding on my 12th day so was quite shocked to find blood when I went to the loo, that was on Saturday. I've woke up today (Monday) with what looks like a full on period. I've had to take the day off work as I can't stop crying. I don't know what to do, the hospital says to take the test tomorrow anyway but I know what it'll say. My husband is offshore working so I feel quite alone today. I've also found it hard to find any support online, then I found this. Any way I guess I just needed to get it out and find people who know what its like. I really hope things are going well for you now, my fingers are crossed.

  • Hey honey

    As crazy as it sounds some actually go on to have a positive and of course many don't. you will need to keep taking meads until they say stop of course probably after you tested.

    If this is ur first cycle try not to be to upset it's doesn't always work first time sadly. they say treat it as a triall run.

    Be kind to ur self for a minute and enjoy not taking drugs as it takes a toll in your.body mind and emotions

    When u r ready u will know.

    Right now massive hugs I know ow what u r going through xxx

    Big hugs xxxx

  • Hi hun, I know what you're going through but it will get better. What matters most is always remain positive and don't let this setback get you down. I know its very hard but time heals all. I am now getting ready to start my 2nd cycle and I am going to start this with a positive approach. I have learnt that women are strong and we can get through this upsetting time, just believe that it will happen for you . . .Big hugs xxx

  • Thanks Tamtam1, I'm feeling a bit better now. I guess it was just a bit of a shock this morning. I'd kind of hoped the spotting would have went away in the night rather than turned into a full on period. My sister came to visit too so that's helped, she's been great through all of this.

    I just need to focus on the next stage and on me. Maybe it'll be good to have a break over Xmas so I have a bit of normality again.

    Thanks again X

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