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What Is A Frozen Embryo Cycle “FET” And Why Should I Consider It?

Posted On: October 14, 2016 12:59 pm

At Monterey Bay IVF, we routinely have patients who undergo a Frozen Embryo Cycle or FET. How this happens and why: For example, while undergoing In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), a predetermined number of quality embryos are normally transferred directly to the woman’s uterus in a fresh cycle. If there were any embryos left over, they can be considered for cryopreservation for one or more future Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET) procedures. The success of FET has increased over the past few years making it a viable option for the woman who has frozen her embryos, before moving on to another fresh [...]

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Spaniard Has Questions About IVF Medication Protocol

Posted On: August 14, 2013 6:08 pm

Question: Hello Doctor Ramirez, I´m  almost 34 years old, from Spain but living in Mexico City for 8 years now.  I´ve been reading you a lot your blog and you´re questions and answers here. First of all thank you for taking your time, and beeing so patient. We´ve been TTC for over 5 years now. First naturally for 2 and a half year. Then i had a cloded tube, got it fixed and continue trying. At that time my husbands sperm exams where perfect. Then did 6 months of Clomid with no success at all. Then we went with a [...]

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Woman With Premature Ovarian Failure Opts For Embryo Adoption: Which Embryos To Choose?

Posted On: February 28, 2013 7:30 pm

Question: Dear Dr. Ramirez, I am a 36 year old from Georgia.  I have primary amenorrhea POF (premature ovarian failure). In short always had POF (now called POI) and never had a period on my own.  I guess I have streak ovaries so pregnancy naturally will never be an option.  I can’t afford IVF with donor egg so my last chance is going to be embryo adoption with IVF.  I currently go to an infertility center in Florida.  They checked my cervix and womb and did a test transfer and all looks good.  I was sent home with a list of [...]

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33 Year Old Fails Multiple IUI and IVF Cycles: What Are Her Options?

Posted On: November 30, 2012 10:11 am

Question: Hello, first, thank you for offering this service. I appreciate the detailed responses and the stories give me hope. I am a 33 year old female from Seattle. I have a beautiful 2 1/2 year old conceived on my third round of iui with femara. My husband and I have been trying for a 2nd for nearly 2 years. My husband’s morphology is in the 3-4% range. I’ve had an extremely stressful year at work and since quitting my job, my day 3 fsh has dropped from 11 to 2. My amh is normal. We tried four rounds of iui [...]

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