Baby Corner


 
Old 11-14-06, 09:36 AM
Community Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 3
Thanked 0 Times
Points: 1
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 20%
Question TTC with DI at 42

Hi everyone,

I'm a single 41 (soon to be 42!) year old female. I am considering TTC w/Di, through IUI. I have been researching all over the internet and the chances are not so great for someone my age. I have a consult next week with gyno and am hoping for some good news. Just wondering if anyone at my age has ever conceived this way. I didn't want to go the IVF route just yet. No guarantees and much higher cost. I look forward to your responses.
 
Reply With Quote
 
Old 11-14-06, 01:56 PM
Spencersmom's Avatar
Community Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Mid-Western, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 3,870
Thanked 0 Times
Points: 1
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 20%
Default

I turn 42 in Feb...I have been DIUI since January of this year, was pg for 2 month then m/c, went on femera over the summer, had a 5 day pg, got a ridiculously low LH level but the RE considered it a "success" and am onto Gonal F and Femera along with DIUI this month. If you pursue DIUI, your clinic will do initial tests which will help determine your viability. Good luck and very nice to meet you!
Reply With Quote
 
Old 11-15-06, 01:55 AM
Saira's Avatar
Community Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Alabama
Posts: 858
Thanked 5 Times
Points: 1
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 20%
Default

I'm not your age, but my FSH is high so I can relate to the whole worrying about the eggs thing. I know women who have gotten pg at that age, so it's not impossible. Hopefully your doc will provide you with some reassurance. Good Luck! Glad you found us.
Reply With Quote
 
Old 11-15-06, 07:55 PM
Community Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 3
Thanked 0 Times
Points: 1
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 20%
Talking TTVwith DI at 42

Thank you both for your responses. It's hard finding a board where women are over 40 and having problems conceiving, especially with DIUI. Some fertility clinic information is very discouraging (generally a 5% chance of getting pg even with clomid). It's nice to see some successes out there. I just hope my consult on Tuesday is not discourgaging. I'll keep you posted and good luck with your IUI.
 
Reply With Quote
 
Old 11-16-06, 04:55 PM
WestiesMA's Avatar
In Mommy Heaven
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Posts: 2,079
Thanked 0 Times
Points: 1
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 20%
Default

Hello and welcome!

I am 40 and TTCing #2 and having a VERY difficult time (way worse than the first time around). My advice to you is to RUN not walk to an RE - forget the OB/GYN unless they also specialize in reproductive endocrinology, and make sure that you find and RE who will treat olden women with high FSH (not that you have high FSH but you might).

Get CD3 b/w done ASAP and have them measure FSH. Your biggest possible hurdle will probably be egg quality, and the CD3 FSH will give you a feel for where you are.

GOOD LUCK!!!
Reply With Quote
Latest Articles
Pregnant Woman's Guide to The Zika Virus
Get the latest information about the zika virus during pregnancy including how to protect your unborn baby or infant, signs and symptoms, complications, and prevention.

Fetal Development Video
Video showing how a fetus developed during the 40 weeks of pregnancy. Fetal Development Video

Adventure Vacations with Your New Family Are Possible
If you spent time as a couple exploring vast areas of the world, that doesn't have to end just because you have a new baby. Here are 6 tips to make your vacations fun for the whole family. Plus, vacation ideas to help you get started.

The "Mozart" Effect: How Music Helps Your Baby's Development
Can your baby really be smarter if your listen to Mozart, or other classical music, during pregnancy?

What to Expect Postpartum: Your Period
The postpartum period brings many changes to a woman's body. Learn what to expect with your period including when it will return and warning signs to watch out for.

December 2017 Baby Photo Contest Winner
December 2017 Baby Photo Contest Winner
Congratulations Zchuff!

Calculators & Tools

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:32 AM.


Pregnancy | Fertility | Baby | Toddler | Free Baby Stuff! | Community | Baby Names

About Baby Corner | Advertising | Editorial | Contact Baby Corner | Terms of Use | Privacy Notice


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright © 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.