Category Archives: Try #5 – Clomid

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Try #5 – Pregnancy Test (hCG Blood Test)

So our first try with Clomid didn’t work – we had a negative blood pregnancy test. Use of the ovulation-stimulation drug Ovidrel can cause a false positive home pregnancy test (HPT), because the drug contains hCG, the hormone detected in … Continue reading

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Meeting with Reproductive Endocrinologist

We had an appointment with the Reproductive Endocrinologist to discuss what we would do should this most recent insemination not work. She said she was happy with the results of the 50mg of Clomid (x5 days) and would recommend repeating … Continue reading

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Try #5 – Insemination

On Day 16 of this cycle, we did an intrauterine insemination (IUI) after having used Clomid. Although it was our first while using Clomid and our first at the fertility clinic, the procedure was much like the others. The fertility … Continue reading

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Try #5 – Ovidrel

We did the Ovidrel shot at home this evening (Day 14) to stimulate ovulation. This helps narrow down the window of ovulation so they can better time when the insemination is performed. I gave the injection to Molly, and it … Continue reading

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Try #5 – Ultrasound #2 – Monitoring

The second monitoring ultrasound of this cycle (Day 13) showed that the one follicle had grown to 17mm, and they did not mention the cyst-like structure that was seen yesterday. They instructed us to do the Ovidrel injection tomorrow to … Continue reading

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Try #5 – Ultrasound #1 – Monitoring

It is Day 12 of this cycle (first one using Clomid) and Molly had the first monitoring ultrasound of this cycle. It showed that she has one 16mm follicle as well as something that looks like it may be a … Continue reading

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Tour of New (Potential) Fertility Center

It looks like we’ll be moving across the country in a couple of months. We should have enough time to finish the current cycle (Try #5) and do one more (if needed) at our current fertility clinic. However, if one … Continue reading

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Try #5 – Clomid x5 Days

We started the first real “fertility treatment” by starting Clomid. Molly will take 50mg of Clomid for 5 days. Clomid (clomiphene citrate) is an oral fertility drug usually taken on Days 3-7 of the cycle. Although many people think Clomid … Continue reading