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Ivf Period Before Pregnancy Test
I'm 37 I just finished IVF a little less than 2wks ago I've taken 3 pregnancy test all neg, but my period is still not started what can be the problem?
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 had my IVF transfer 13 days ago and done a home pregnancy test today does this mean that the IVF has failed?
Blood test: Your doctor should have instructed you when to do the pregnancy test. I recommend speaking to her and go in for a blood test. ...Read more
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
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
I was do IVF on17/3/2014, the pregnancy test -ve. Till now the cycle will not come. What can I do?
Repeat the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
I did IVF & had the transfer on 05/8/13, I took a pregnancy test today & it ws negative, may it have been to soon?
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
Yes, but: It's unusual unless the pregnancy test was very early. Usually the tests are timed to be very reliable. You can discuss whether a repeat is worthwhile with your doctor/clinic. ...Read more
Pregnancy test positve 1-2 weeks on sept 6 (ivf), but no gestational sac on scan, hCG 297 on 18 sept.?
Today is 7 days past my IVF transfer & my home pregnancy test was negative. Does this mean im not pregnant?
May be too early to: Test. It may take up to 2 weeks from the time of conception to a positive pregnancy test result. You obviously are under the care of a specialist, and you should consult her/him. ...Read more
7 days past my IVF egg transfer & home pregnancy test was negative. Does this mean im not pregnant?
I'm an IVF patient and our embryo was transferred 6 days ago. Is it too soon to do an at home pregnancy test? The bloodtest is another 4 days out.
Too soon, wait: It is too soon, wait for the blood test. ...Read more
Positive pregnancy test after IVF FET is it alright to have intercourse after the 2ww? Will this cause miscarriage or harm the embryo in anyway?
After IVF failure and after stopping progesteron, if my period did not come what does that mean and can beta hCG test be wrong.?
It can be wrong...: Hcg can be wrong (rarely), so I recheck it if a period didn't start 7-10 days from stopping progesterone. More likely, bleeding won't start until the prog. Leaves your system, which can take a week or more, depending on that type of Progesterone you were using and how high your levels were when you stopped. Also, ovarian corpus luteum cysts can make Progesterone and that can prevent a bleed. ...Read more
Delayed menses: If the pregnancy test was negative, your period is simply delayed. Many things can cause a delay from stress to lack of ovulation. Repeat the pregnancy test again, and if still negative, see a GYN MD for an exam in one week and a possible medication offer to "jump start" your period. ...Read more
Kinda, sorta. . .: By definition, your period/menses represents cyclical shedding of your uterine lining. However, period/menses is not the only cause of bleeding. In fact, implantation spotting is often mistaken for period/menses. So while you can't have a period immediately before testing positive, you can bleed/spot. ...Read more
You can wait a: Week and repeat with first morning void if your period has not come. ...Read more
"Oxymoronic": An oxymoronic statement is one that is in itself contradictory. If this is in fact your period, then a pregnancy test is not needed. ...Read more
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