Monday, 13 June 2016

TTC @HUKM - Ultrasound CD13

Assalammualaikum wbt and ramadhan kareem everyone.

Today is my ultrasound day on cd13. Recap: i was on femara starting cd2-cd6 7.5mg daily. I arrived at clinic at 10.30am and the clinic was so quiet, and less people inside. I registered myself and ask am i late or something, the nurse said that less people prefer to have treatment in ramadhan month as there is no way they could do transvaginal scan or other procedur like iui or ivf.

So, i was in no queue at all. During the scan, the sonographer said she will be doing abdominal scan only as im fasting. So, as it is hard to see follicles using this scan, she had to push the scanner tool harder than usual on my stomach. And alhamdulillah, when she scan my right ovary, she easily spotted one big follicle measuring 23x18mm in her screen, while others in left ovary are very small one measuring only 7x7 each. Endometrium lining also looks good with thickness 10.1mm. After the scan, i went to the registration counter and an indian doc name dr prakash waited for me and look at my form. He said this is very good and we need to trigger this now. I was so excited as my follicle grew this fast and as prof hashim expectation. Alhamdulillah. So i trigger with pregnyl 2000iu at the clinic and will bd in the next 36 hours from now.

Also, i had started using opk the last two days, and today my opk is darker than yesterday, and i found out that my vaginal discharge also a little bit sticky and going to be egg white a little bit. I hope this is the month for us, inshaAllah. The best month for ibadah and du'a, and also a miracle soon inshaAllah. Do pray for us, and i hope for the best for u too.

Happy 8th ramadhan to all.

Thursday, 2 June 2016

TTC @ HUKM - Second attempt with femara

Assalammualaikum and good day everyone!

Looks like last month's attempt is a total bfn. Well it is ok, coz we didnt expect much on the 1st attempt right. Well let me recap what have we done last cycle.

We took femara for 5 days starting day 2-5. Then we had a tvs on day 10 with 2 potential follicle with size 10mm on the right ovary and 1 follicle with size 11mm on the left ovary. Then another tvs on day 13, but with only 1 potential follicle sized 18mm on the left. So after discussing with doc maiza (a phd student under prof hashim), we triggered with ovidrel the next day and BD 36 hours later. However, doc maiza noted that since i had questionable ectopic pregnancy on my left tube last ivf, maybe my tube is not healthy enough to done its job or worse, not function anymore. But doc maiza asked us to have faith and just try. We had our beta hcg done on 10dpo and the result is less than 2. Af came on cd32.

So, we just came back for another visit to prof hashim, and despite of the left tube issue, he is very satisfied with my cycle last month as my af came 14 days after i ovulate. So he said that im ovulating, that is the good news. I also asked him whether we need another HSG done for the left tube, but he said, if it is blocked, u still have another tube functioning. So, we postpone the HSG procedur to try for another cycle as we are very optimist about my body for now. 
Prof provide me with another femara, same dose 7.5mg, to be taken starting today (cd2-cd5) and come back for a scan on cd14. However since this month will be the month of ramadhan, tvs will not take place, just a normal abdominal scan will do. I dont know if the sonographer can actually sees the follicle grew using this abdominal scan. It is hard to see. Hurm..

Well, do pray for this cycle to be a miracle one! May this bless month give us hope and joy of ibadah and also, babies! Amin.. Happy celebrating ramadhan my fellow friends! Keep ttcing and keep praying for us too!!