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Home Pregnancy Test After Ivf
I had my IVF transfer 13 days ago and done a home pregnancy test today does this mean that the IVF has failed?
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
I got pregnant via ivf, spotted for 2 weeks, had a home pregnancy test on the 5th week and it showed negative. I am confused?
No longer pregnant: A urine pregnancy test done correctly gives a reliable result by this time. If the test is negative, that means there is not a pregnancy. One can repeat the test, using a different brand of test, and/or call the ob-gyn for advice. It is normal for many conceptions and early pregnancies not to be successful, as that may be one way the human body works to ensure the healthiest babies are born. ...Read more
Today is 7 days past my IVF transfer & my home pregnancy test was negative. Does this mean im not pregnant?
7 days past my IVF egg transfer & home pregnancy test was negative. Does this mean im not pregnant?
Too early to test: Your ivf/et doctor should have given you a specific date for you to test according to what he/she wishes. I have my patients schedule 12 days after egg retrieval in fresh cycles, with frozen cycles (fet) it depends on what stage the embryos were frozen. ...Read more
Possible: Every test has an incidence of false positive (says you are pregnant but you are not) and false negative (says you are not pregnant but you actually are). So yes it is possible, the false positive rate is quite low on most home pregnancy tests, but the false negative rate is not quite so low. ...Read more
It varies: It varies, according to the brand. Some brands are more sensitive than others and give earlier results. To be "safe", it's best to wait at least two weeks after conception. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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