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Frozen Embryo Transfer
Embryo transfer (also et, set. Fet, etc) refers to placing one or more human embryo(s) (multi-cell or blastocyst) into the uterus of a woman trying to become pregnant. Et is the final step in an ivf cycle, and is done in some other circumstances as well. It is extremely safe, mostly comfortable, and usually not technically difficult. Experts agree on its importance, but ...Read more
Maybe: At our clinic, we have seen better success rates with a frozen embryo transfer, as opposed to a fresh transfer, because you do not want to put embryos back in a physiologically overstimulated cycle that you got them from. We are seeing up to a 30% higher pregnancy rate in fet over fresh transfers. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is fasting is not good before frozen embryo transfer? I'm fasting now a days and will be having natural FET in first week of July.
I did a 6day frozen embryo transfer on Oct 23. my first beta Oct 31,it was 17 .another beta test nov 2 and it was 51.on the 4th it was 95. is that low?
Usually up to 10 day: Usually up to 10 days i wish you well. ...Read more
I had a frozen embryo transfer of day 6 blastocyst and at 9 days post transfer have beta of 53. Is that low?
Its positive.: Congratulations on having a positive BHCG. We don’t draw conclusions based on the number but rather monitor it to confirm that it is tracking upwards. ...Read more
Would fasting before natural frozen embryo transfer can be a problem for implantation.already fasting due for FET transfer in couple of weeks?
Unlikely: You mean natural cycle frozen embryo transfer with HCG used to trigger ovulation. There is no evidence that using HCG has additional benefits compared to awaiting natural lh surge and spontaneous ovulation. Hcg injection though may help with timing of frozen embryo transfer as compared to awaiting lh surge which may be missed or happen in an inconvenient day. ...Read more
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I had a frozen embryo transfer with a five day blastocyst on March 20, 2015. When would my due date be?
December 6: If you got pregnant form the ET on d5 your expected due date is Dec. 6. Good wishes. ...Read more
Did frozen embryo transfer yesterday. Is it normal to have very mild cramps today? What could that mean?
Had ultrasound today after a frozen embryo transfer 3 weeks agoand showed nothing. My beta doubled in 48 hours. Should I be hopeful?
Yes: Ultrasound like all tests has a certain resolution so it pick up structures of a certain size but if the probe wasn't aimed at exactly the right place it would not detect the very small embryo. The chemical test on the other hand is looking for a functioning ball of tissue which is increasing in size which is what you reported. Now I wouldn't go out and drink a cuvée of bubbly yet but... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi.. I have done a home preg test 6 days after my 5day frozen embryo transfer .. It came back negative..:-( should I still hold some hope ?
Certainly yes: There are no guarantees but it is possible. You should contact your IVF doctor for their preferred protocol about when to test and what to do next; good wishes. ...Read more
Freezing is to mean turning liquid into solid form by lowering the temperature. Water begins to freeze at 32 degree f or 0 degree celsius. Freezing reduces the movement of the substance/object--solid. Also commonly used in daily communication--police says to a perpetraitor "freeze" and hopefully the bad boy/girl stays solid/still (just for fun :-)). Have ...Read more
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