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What are early signs of pregnancy after IVF and how much I should be careful after embryo transfer. Can I take complete bed rest or do household works?

What are early signs of pregnancy after IVF and how much I should be careful after embryo transfer. Can I take complete bed rest or do household works?

Pos Pregnancy Test: Early signs of pregnancy are a positive pregnancy test with a missed period. After IVF you will be getting a blood pregnancy test 2 weeks after embryo transfer unless your period comes before that period. You do not need to rest after embryo transfer. You can do your routine work. I would avoid sexual activity and swimming for 24 hours. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

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I am finishing up my IVF and I have taking a pregnancy test even though i know it's yo early to tell the pregnancy test was positive.Is this possible?

I am finishing up my IVF  and I have taking a pregnancy test even though i know it's yo early to tell the pregnancy test was positive.Is this possible?

Trigger shot gave +: The first pregnancy test you took, if too soon after the embryo transfer, was probably positive from the HCG 'trigger shot' that you took before your egg retrieval (hcg is pregnancy hormone). If you had a blastocyst-stage embryo transfer, wait 9 days post transfer before taking a pregnancy test. Talk to your clinic. Best wishes. ...Read more

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

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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Progesterone and hCG levels early pregnancy after ivf?

Progesterone and hCG levels early pregnancy after ivf?

Ok: Most ivf clinics only measure HCG levels approximately 9 days after a day 5 embryo transfer. However, some clinics feel that the combination of HCG levels and Progesterone levels have a more predictive value of a good pregnancy than HCG levels alone. Personally, we only measure hcg. Hope this helps and good luck. ...Read more

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Breast acne a sign of pregnancy after ivf?

Prob not: Most likely due to hormones used to prep before implantation. Possible also due to hormone surge with pregnancy as well. ...Read more

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Is Primolut depot safe in early IVF pregnancy to stop brown bleeding. Seems controversial. ?

Is Primolut depot safe in early IVF pregnancy to stop brown bleeding. Seems controversial. ?

Unusual choice: It would be an odd choice of treatment, at least in the us. Although it's actions are very similar to native progesterone, i agree i would consider its use controversial. Discuss your concern again with your doctor, for sure. ...Read more

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Can twins cause an early false pregnancy test I mean like at 2 or 3 weeks after ivf?

Can twins cause an early false pregnancy test I mean like at 2 or 3 weeks after ivf?

Pregnancy test: If you had a retrieval 2 - 3 weeks ago and the test is positive, the test isn't early and you are pregnant. Still, the pregnancy may not continue so your doctor may continue to monitor the levels to see if they are going up appropriately. Then, a sonogram will confirm the pregnancy. Still, you can miscarry so you should follow your doctor's instructions. ...Read more

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IVF oct 17. Positive obeta hCG 29 oct. Back pain consistently last few days. Is this normal or sign of ectopic pregnancy?

IVF oct 17. Positive obeta hCG 29 oct. Back pain consistently last few days. Is this normal or sign of ectopic pregnancy?

Follow levels: Congrarulations and good luck. The pain is likely nothing to worry about, but you should have the BHCG level followed up to make sure everything is OK. Also, a progesterone level would be helpful in making sure everything is ok. ...Read more

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I now know synthetic progestin is not good for early pregnancy. Will the one injection new doc gave me hurt fetus? I am 7wk+ 5 with IVF twins.

Unnlikely: No one can make any guarantees, but honestly i'm willing to say it's highly unlikely. The progestin is not at all a certain danger, it's just a risk you proabably ought not take. ...Read more

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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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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