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Doctor insights on: Frozen Embryo Transfer Blastocyst

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Dr. Michael Traub
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Embryo Transfer (Definition)

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


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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

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10 days after 2 frozen blastocyst embryo transfer should I have an symptions if i'm pregnant?

10 days after 2 frozen blastocyst embryo transfer should I have an symptions if i'm pregnant?

Too early : Too early for symptoms. I'm quite sure you are scheduled for a bhcg test with your specialist. Keep that appt and follow their instructions. ...Read more

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What is the pregnancy success rate for frozen blastocyst embryo transfer in 32 yrs old woman?

Varies: Assuming a good office and a good embryo and a normal uterus, if it is a routine embryo then pregnancy rate is about 40-45% and if it had genetic testing and proven to be normal 50-60% ...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

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How long before taking a home pregnancy test after a blastocyst frozen cycle embryo transfer?

How long before taking a home pregnancy test after a blastocyst frozen cycle embryo transfer?

Embryo transfer: Your infertility specialist will no doubt be keen to get an early pregnancy test to see if implantation has occurred. In general, a home test should be positive 7-10 days post transfer. ...Read more

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I had a 3 day embryo transfer thursday the 14th is there a way to tell if any of my embryos made it to blastocyst?

I had a 3 day embryo transfer thursday the 14th is there a way to tell if any of my embryos made it to blastocyst?

No: Once you do a transfer the only way to know if they grew more is to become pregnant. If other embryos were not transferred they could be grown to day 5. ...Read more

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How much time/days are required for paternal genome and blastocyst development after embryo transfer?

What?: I'm not sure what your question is. 1. If you had a day 3 embryo transfer it will be a blastocyst in 2 days. If you had a day 5 transfer it is already a blastocyst. 2. Paternal genome is working from day one of combination of the two genomes. The dominant genes regardless of maternal or paternal origin take the lead. Sex development is initiated near the 9th week. ...Read more

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What amount time/days are required for paternal genome and blastocyst development after embryo transfer?

What amount time/days are required for paternal genome and blastocyst development after embryo transfer?

What?: I'm not sure what your question is. 1. If you had a day 3 embryo transfer it will be a blastocyst in 2 days. If you had a day 5 transfer it is already a blastocyst. 2. Paternal genome is working from day one of combination of the two genomes. The dominant genes regardless of maternal or paternal origin take the lead. Sex development is initiated near the 9th week. ...Read more

Freezing (Definition)

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


Blastocyst (Definition)

We use this term for one of the early phases after fertilization, in which the mass of cells produced by the division of the fertilized egg has acquired a central cavity, making it hollow, and one can tell which cells will become ...Read more