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What levels are important to check if 8 weeks pregnant (ivf) with history of MCs. Other than normal ultrasound scan.?

What levels are important to check if 8 weeks pregnant (ivf) with history of MCs. Other than normal ultrasound scan.?

Early pregnancy: It is not clear what you mean by levels. If you are referring to blood tests you will need the basic blood work that is done during pregnancy. There are not specific tests that need to be tracked or monitored exclusive to an IVF pregnancy. A sonogram can be done to verify a live intrauterine pregnancy ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Ivf (Definition)

In vitro fertilization is an assisted reproductive technology. Ivf is a procedure used to treat fertility problems and assist with the conception of a child. During ivf mature eggs are retrieved from the ovaries and fertilized by sperm in a lab. A few days later, the fertilized egg (embryo) or eggs are implanted into the uterus. One cycle of in vitro fertilization ...Read more


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I'm 8 weeks pregnant (ivf)& the US scan is normal. My doctor hasn't done any blood tests at all for me since preg. Says not imp. Shld I be worried?

I'm 8 weeks pregnant (ivf)& the US scan is normal. My doctor hasn't done any blood tests at all for me since preg. Says not imp. Shld I be worried?

Probably not: As president Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, in 1933 about 80 years ago, "... let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself..." Medicine is full of uncertainties, so one must find a doctor to trust. If that doctor says don't worry, then one must not be afraid. A good doctor will let his patient know when the time comes to worry, no sooner and no later. ...Read more

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What am I supposed to see at 8 weeks pregnant, I have pcos and endometrial cancer, I did IVF with frozen embroyos?

Nausea: Some women will experience breast tenderness and or nausea. Your hx of pcos or cancer should not change pregnancy symptoms. Obviously seek out your OB right away with a hx a cancer of the endometrium. ...Read more

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What symptoms at 2 weeks pregnant after ivf?

What symptoms at 2 weeks pregnant after ivf?

Nausea most common: 2 weeks after ivf would make you 4 weeks pregnant. So nausea is the most common symptom. In general you should not feel anything still from the ivf with 2 exceptions. Some women can still have enlarged ovaries which can cause discomfort. And some women can be overstimulated which can cause bloating. But in general you should feel like a normal early pregnant women with some aches and pains. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms at 4 weeks pregnant (after ivf)?

What are the symptoms at 4 weeks pregnant (after ivf)?

IVF pregnancy: If you mean 4 weeks after embryo transfer: fatigue, occasional pressure and cramping, and mild spotting are all very common. You should've had a positive pregnancy test, serial HCG should be rising appropriately. Transvaginal ultrasound can show gestational sac (s), and you can usually see/measure a fetal pole and fetal heartbeat. ...Read more

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7 weeks pregnant after ivf, safe to masturbate? >

7 weeks pregnant after ivf, safe to masturbate? >

I would not: Most miscarrage occurs in the first trimester. Give it plenty of time to develop before you start causing stimulation and contractions for orgasm. ...Read more

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Hi 5 weeks pregnant after IVF no any symptoms except constipation and getting more hungrier is that normal please help me I'm so nervous.

Hi 5 weeks pregnant after IVF no any symptoms except constipation and getting more hungrier is that normal please help me I'm so nervous.

Ultrasound: It seems it would really be helpful for you to get an ultrsound in 2 weeks. At that point, you might start to see something, a little gestational sac, for instance. It's hard, and nervewracking, but so long as you are eating healthy, getting rest, decreasing stress and exercising, then all you can do at this point is wait. It's normal to have no symptoms at this point in pregnancy. ...Read more

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I am 9 weeks pregnant after ivf. Scan showed empty but growing sac and possible yolk. Can this be a viable pregnancy?

I am 9 weeks pregnant after ivf. Scan showed empty but growing sac and possible yolk. Can this be a viable pregnancy?

At 9: Weeks the fetus should be easily visible on a technically adequate ultrasound, so if the dates are correct it is not normal. Discuss it with your doc, and take care. ...Read more

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5 weeks pregnant after IVF but no symptoms except constipation and more hungrier the usually is it normal I'm so nervous could something go wrong?

5 weeks pregnant after IVF but no symptoms except constipation and more hungrier the usually is it normal I'm so nervous could something go wrong?

Nothing serious.: Your are pregnant and your body is telling you to make adjustments like drink more fluid to accommodate increase in blood volume and to increase your calories. Increase fluids, fresh fruite and veggies. ...Read more

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I did IVF & had the transfer on 05/8/13, I took a pregnancy test today & it ws negative, may it have been to soon?

Depends: You do not say what today is so-- if you had a day 5 embryo transfer a pregnancy test can be performed on may 17th. But best to follow the directions of your ivf team and test when they tell you and not before! ...Read more

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I have had tv u/s after IVF pregnancy at 6 w 5 days (h/r 110), 7 w 4 days (h/r 130) and 8 w 4 days (h/r 140). The h/r seem slow. Is this a concern?

Normal: While it is understandable to be worried after all you have been through to get pregnant, you are overthinking this one. Try to relax and enjoy your pregnancy and congrats! ...Read more

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My wife is 32 and 12w5d IVF pregnant with NT 1.79mm and double down possibility 1/3000. Do you advise harmony test?

My wife is 32 and 12w5d IVF pregnant with NT 1.79mm and double down possibility 1/3000. Do you advise harmony test?

Personal Decision: Most women who have IVF babies will not terminate a pregnancy despite any result. In these situations, it is not worth doing the Harmony test. If you are willing to act on the result then the harmony test is helpful in any pregnancy. The NT test is normal. A 1 in 3000 risk is also low. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the successful pregnancy rates with ivf?

Good: Each ivf program has its own success rates. So you need to ask them directly what are your odds of pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the signs of pregnancy at 3 weeks after ivf?

IVF: If you mean 3 weeks after embryo transfer you should've had a positive pregnancy test, serial HCG should be rising appropriately. Transvaginal ultrasound could show a gestational sac (s), but usually isn't done for another week when you can see/measure a fetal pole. Fatigue, occasional pressure and cramping, and mild spotting are all very common. ...Read more

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What are the chances of pregnancy from IVF for a 41 year old?

See below: That is hard to predict without knowing more about your history. Please repost. ...Read more

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No pregnancy last 3 IVF cycle?

Seek second opinion: In addition to the answere you received from another doctor, I recommend you to seek for second opinion. Not all ivf center provide high quality service, if one center can not resulted your pregnancy, seek for second opinion or change to different ivf facility. ...Read more

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more