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Hi everyone! For those that feel comfortable, would love to see the breakdown AFC > eggs retrieved > fertilized > embryo > genetically normal (please feel free to include other steps, add in more numbers/details). I've read the averages of how it gets narrowed down, but always prefer hearing real breakdowns. I'm in the process of my first egg retrieval and trying to stay realistic. Really appreciate it!

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**Retrieval 1: Age 34 AFC: 12 Eggs retrieved: 12 Mature eggs: 10 Successfully fertilized (ICSI): 5 Day 5 embryos: 3 Genetically sound: Did not test Result: 1 fresh transfer did not implant. 1 frozen transfer was successful, full term pregnancy and birth at 40+ weeks (1st baby). 1 untested embryo remains in storage. ** Retrieval 2: Age 36 AFC: 13 (they were wrong!) Eggs retrieved: 16 Mature eggs: 13 Successfully fertilized (ICSI): 8 Day 5 embryos: 5 Genetically sound: 2 Result: 1 frozen transfer was successful, full term pregnancy and birth at 40+ weeks (2nd baby). 1 genetically sound embryo remains in storage.

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Retrieval 1: Age: 41 Eggs retrieved: 5 Eggs fertilized: 5 Embryo: 3 made it to blast day 5 Genetically normal: 1 embryo think it was grade 2 with a mitro score of 27 Retrieval 2: Age: 41 Eggs retrieved: 5 Eggs fertilized: 5 Embryo: 4 made it to blast day 5 Genetically normal: 2 tested normal, both grade 2 with a mitro score of 20 and 25 Retrieval 3: Age 41 Eggs retrieved: 5 Eggs fertilized: 5 Embryo: 3 made it to blast day 5 Genetically normal: 0 1st FET from retrieval 1 was a successful pregnancy ♥️ TBD on if there will be a #2! 😂

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I did a mock/ ERA transfer cycle between retrieval 3 and the FET cycle.

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Hi! Doing IVF with donor sperm because we are a same sex female couple. 30 yo. Wanted to add that context. Numbers below: AFC: 20 Retrieved:18 Mature: 11 Fertilized (ICSI): 11 Day 5 Embryos: 9 Genetically normal: 9 First FET was successful so far - currently very early (7 weeks, fingers crossed it keeps growing). Wishing you all the best for your retrieval!!!

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Thank you! Was a total (happy) shock when they all came back genetically normal.

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Hello! Age: 27 (at time of retrieval) Eggs retrieved: 48 Mature: 36 Fertilized: 34 Day 5 Embryos: 15 Genetically Normal: 5 Genetically Mosaic: 2 So far I transferred a frozen one - didn’t stick, transferred another one - didn’t stock, transferred two - both stuck but miscarried at 20 weeks. Getting ready to transfer last one left. Praying to god it sticks and results in a successful pregnancy 🙏🏻

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So sorry for your loss and wishing you the best of luck in your journey on the next one!

10 retrieved 8 fertilized 6 made it to 5 day blast All good quality and passed genetic testing 2 5AA, 2 5BB, 1 4AA, 1 4BB First FET failed. I’m now 24 weeks pregs with second FET.

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Congrats VP1! Plenty of baby dust to you on the pregnancy journey!

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Age: 44, First cycle AFC: 4 Retrieved: 9 Mature: 9 Fertilized: 7 Day 3 freeze all: 5

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Go to the r/infertility subreddit. They have a VERY comprehensive spreadsheet called the Hunger Games where hundreds of people share all their stats and protocols!

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Retrieved: 38 Mature: 32 Fertilized: 22 Day 5 Embryos: 4 Did not test; first FET was successful and had a baby in March! Good luck!!

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Age 36 at retrieval 5 eggs retrieved 5 eggs fertilized 3 day 5 blasts 2 genetically normal embryos Miscarried after first FET at 7 weeks. Second transfer resulted in healthy baby this past June 😀

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Good luck in your journey! Age: 32 Retrieved: 26 eggs Mature: 25 eggs Fertilized: 20 eggs Day 5 Blastocyst: 9 Additional Day 6 Blastocyst: 3 Sent 9 for genetic testing: 6 normal Grades (and fun info, what are the odds..): 4AA boy 4BB girl 4BB girl 4BB girl 3BB girl 3BB girl We just got back from selecting to transfer the 4AA in 4 weeks! If it's also helpful, the retrieval was Sept 23, so with doing an FET it'll be 7 weeks from retrieval to transfer day. (I was curious on this).

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Age: 32 Egg retrieved: 18 Mature: 17 (did 50/50 ICSI and IVF) Fertilized: 10 (8 ICSI, 2 IVF) Day 5: 7 Genetically normal: 4 (3 ICSI, 1 IVF) FET is later this month. 10/29 if anyone else is close to that date too.

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Agree, good luck on Wednesday SA1!

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Age: 37 First egg retrieval: ATC: 6 Retrieved: 6 Fertilized (without ICSI): 1 Did not make it to blast Second egg retrieval: ATC: 5 Retrieved: 4 Fertilized (with ICSI): 1 Embryo: 5 day blast 5AA No PGT testing FET should be sometime next month. Still waiting on the receptivity results from my second ERA. Good luck! If you have not yet, make sure you check out our Carrot benefits. They have been extremely helpful with additional out-of-pocket expenses.

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i have been floored by glassdoor’s fertility coverage. the only thing i’ve had to pay for thus far is parking at the fertility center and eventually the genetic testing. really fantastic.

Retrieved- 23 Fertilized- 18 Embryo- 14 Post-genetic testing- 9 embabies (6 boys, 3 girls) Going through transfer now. Age 34

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By the way, if anyone is in NJ and needs a doctor recommendation, happy to share. Lmk.

Age 31 Retrieved 12 Mature 10 Fertilized w ICSI 6 Day 5 blasts = 2 on day five and another 2 on day 6 All genetic tested and normal My issue was pcos with probable male factor. The egg retrieval process was smooth. I’m taking a vacation before my Fet so will transfer in Dec. also planning on doing the modified natural protocol for the transfer if possible so as to avoid the PIO shots. But timing will probably be a concern.

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Yeah! That’s such a big factor. Although my doc is only planning to do the progesterone pills. But the pills do cause me 1 hour of dizziness (I’ve taken them for an iui before) — but as long as it avoids those painful shots I’m all in.

Retrieved: 17 Fertilized: 15 Day 5/6 blasts: 7 Anxiously waiting genetic testing results but they said takes 4 weeks!!

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Amazing!

AFC - 29 Ret - 27 Mat - 25 Fert - 15 Day5 - 8 (waiting on testing)

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Retrieval 1 - Age 29 Retrieved: 21 Mature: 16 Fertilized: 12 Blast: 0 Retrieval 2 - Age 30 Retrieved: 13 Mature: 12 Fertilized: 9 Blast: 4 - did fresh transfer of 2. Resulted in chemical preg Testing: tested other 2. Both abnormal Retrieval 3- age 30 Retrieved: 24 Mature: 19 Fertilized: 13 Blast / testing TBD , retrieval was yesterday 😬🤞🏼

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Keep us posted and good luck on recovery!

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i can add in mine now! really appreciate everyone sharing. afc: 24 retrieved: 21 mature: 14 fertilized: 13 blasts: 8 (waiting on genetic results)

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update… 4 genetically normal. So glad I genetically tested.

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Hi! AFC: 10 eggs Retrieved: 8 eggs Fertilized: 6 eggs Embryo: 2 day 5 blasts We didn’t have them genetically tested. We used one fresh transfer (and froze the other) and had a perfect little bundle in May!

Oh perfect! Thank you!

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Age: 31 AFC: 8-12 (one of my ovaries is much smaller than the other and has 2 follicles max that also didn’t mature to the max size during stims) Retrieved: 10 Mature: 7 Fertilized: 5 Day 5 blast: 3 Day 6 blast: 2 (waiting on testing) The quality of the embryology lab is important especially in cases like mine.

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