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Try #2 – Ultrasound #5 and Estradiol – Monitoring

Today’s estradiol was 1845, and the ultrasound showed that there are about 10-12 follicles on each side with some more continuing to progress.  The doctor is still pleased with the response at the 175 units/evening Follistim dose so that’s what … Continue reading

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Try #2 – Ultrasound #4 and Estradiol – Monitoring

Estradiol today was 1422, and the ultrasound showed that there are about 10-12 leading follicles with many more continuing to progress.  The doctor is still pleased with the response at the 175 units/evening Follistim dose so that’s what we’ll continue … Continue reading

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Try #2 – Ultrasound #3 and Estradiol – Monitoring & Sperm Shipment Update

Today’s estradiol was 849, apparently right where they want it to be, so it looks like the right dose (for now) is 175 units/evening.  The ultrasound revealed 4-5 largest follicles on each side, with many more waiting in the wings … Continue reading

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Try #2 – Estradiol – Monitoring

They checked the estradiol level again today after increasing the dose last night.  Today’s level was 691, quite a jump from yesterday’s 250.  Being wary about Molly’s risk for Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome due to polycystic-appearing ovaries, they decreased the Follistim … Continue reading

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Try #2 – Ultrasound #2 and Estradiol – Monitoring

After lowering the Follistim dose for last night, today’s estradiol level decreased to 250.  So, today they said to increase it back to the original 200 units for this evening, and they will check the estradiol level again tomorrow. They … Continue reading

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Try #2 – Estradiol – Monitoring

Today they checked the estradiol level to assess how Molly’s ovaries are responding to 200 units/evening dose of Follistim.  Because they want to be very cautious about the possibility of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome, today’s estradiol level of 301 resulted in … Continue reading

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Try #1 – Ultrasound #6 / Ovidrel

This morning we went in for the sixth ultrasound of the cycle to see how the follicles are progressing.  Sure enough, as the doctor yesterday said, both follicles have matured (measuring 19.5mm on the left and 17.5mm on the right) … Continue reading

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Try #1 – Ultrasound #5 – Monitoring

Today was the fifth ultrasound to assess follicle development, which showed that the two dominant follicles had grown to 17.5mm on the left and 16mm on the right.  It was at this ultrasound last time, when we got pregnant with … Continue reading

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Try #1 – Ultrasound #4 – Monitoring

Today’s ultrasound was the fourth ultrasound to see how Molly’s ovaries are responding to the injectable gonaotropins.  Because it is a Sunday, we saw another doctor in the same practice.  She saw that two follicles, one on each ovary are … Continue reading