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Dr. Deborah Smith
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I have 11mm endometrium & FET is after 7days.It will grow further.What is the maximum endometrium thickness for frozen embryo transfer in IVF ?

I have 11mm endometrium & FET is after 7days.It will grow further.What is the maximum endometrium thickness for frozen embryo transfer in IVF ?

Perfect lining: I assume you will start Progesterone replacement soon as part of your protocol before your fet. Once Progesterone begins you will not see much growth (and possibly some thining) of the endometrial lining. Ideally you want the lining above 8 mm and triple line in appearance before start of the progesterone. There is no hard data on maximum thickness but some feel its around 18 mm. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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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


Dr. Daniel Rychlik
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Is there anything i can do to inprove my chances for a frozen embryo transfer? 2 failed fresh IVF and icsi but did get pregnant on icsi 2-3 weeks

Is there anything i can do to inprove my chances for a frozen embryo transfer? 2 failed fresh IVF and icsi but did get pregnant on icsi 2-3 weeks

Yes: Ask the clinic how successful they are at thawing embryos. Different clinics have different success rates. If you are still not getting pregnant we suggest dna damage testing on the husband's sperm. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Dr. Devin Namaky
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Dr. Leigh Barrell
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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Hi im 30 year diabetec HbA1c7.4 i did IVF frozen embryo transfer in blastocyte stage done good quality embryo.but no pregnancy what is the cause?????

Hi im 30 year diabetec HbA1c7.4 i did IVF frozen embryo transfer in blastocyte stage done good quality embryo.but no pregnancy what is the cause?????

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Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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I had my IVF on 31 October 2014 embryo transfer with frozen egg and test on. 11-11 -2014 and the test came negative what could happen?

I had my IVF on 31 October  2014 embryo transfer  with frozen egg and test on. 11-11 -2014  and the test came negative  what could happen?

Talk to your RE: You need to talk to your Reproductive Endocrinologist. It might be a little early, so they might want to recheck in a couple of days. ...Read more

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Dr. Mazin abdullah
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I am 41 and just had my embryo transfer on sunday 12/05/13. This is my first IVF cycle. I had 4 embryos transferred on day 3. What are my chances?

I am 41 and just had my embryo transfer on sunday 12/05/13. This is my first IVF cycle. I had 4 embryos transferred on day 3. What are my chances?

Reasonable: The number one predictor of success with ivf is age. The u.S national average is 20% pregnancy & 12% creating a live born baby. The 8% difference is mostly due to miscarriages. You specific odds of achieving pregnancy and ultimately a live born baby depends on many factors, including your fsh level, the cause of infertility, the skill and experience of your physician, skill of embryologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Hi my 8 day of embryo transfer but i feel pain please tell this is my first IVF proccess?

Hi my 8 day of embryo transfer  but i feel pain please tell this is my first IVF proccess?

Call your IVF clinic: If you're doing an ivf treatment cycle you should talk to your clinic about any symptoms you're worried about, including pain or bleeding. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Success rate of day 3 versus day 5 embryo transfer for IVF. Is one method more successful than the other?

Success rate of day 3 versus day 5 embryo transfer for IVF. Is one method more successful than the other?

Need more space: to give the full answer. Short answer: they're the same, it depends on the embryo number and embryo quality. Day 5 allows transfer of fewer embryos (less risk of multiples) while keeping rates at the sam level. Could write a book about this, please consult with your MD or could do an online consult full details. Your doc is always first choice! Good wishes. ...Read more

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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


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Ivf Pregnancy (Definition)

In-vitro fertilization is a process where the egg and sperm are united outside of the woman's body, in a laboratory setting. Some of the resulting embryos are then implanted ...Read more


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