hope i get some more answers tomorrow morn. First IVF cycle I had 12 follicles ranging from 16 - 22mm, estrogen 8939 pmol/L 2 days before trigger, resulted in 6 eggs 5 mature Second IVF cycle I had 10 follicles ranging from 20-26mm, estrogen 10,590 pmol/L 2 days before trigger resulted in 8 eggs 7 mature Third IVF cycle I had 15 follicles ranging from 16mm - 48mm (yup … So, an Egg Retrieval will be nearly in 36 hours following. The only thin, after anesthesia mild drowsiness can remain. Shelly77 Posts: 27 Joined: Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:51 pm Location: Derby #4 Post by Shelly77 » Wed Jun 11, 2008 10:59 am Hi ladies, I went for my day 8 scan this morning, and was … online magazine about in vitro fertilization and surrogacy, Online magazine about in vitro fertilization, IVF.SPACE — all about in vitro fertilization, IVF recognized as the most popular way to treat infertility. dreading trying to get my jeans on tomoz, im ok at home in my pj's. - posted in IVF Ages 35+: Hi all, I was probably triggered too early last time and this second IVF cycle, we are waiting a little longer. During each menstrual cycle, several follicles begin to develop, each capable of releasing a mature egg during ovulation. They found only 4 follicles of 15 mm, 12,11, and 9 mm and 5 more that were less than 9mm so they say they don’t count them at this point. i want ga but they will only let me have sedation. ive low amh so ive been upped to 300 from 225, think this is why im slow responder xxx good luck to u both, Hey girls had my scan yesterrday and im back tomo morn for another. Overall, while follicle counts are useful tools in the IVF process, they are not the end of the story in regards to IVF … No, fortunately, it’s absolutely painless procedure. The first measurements can be carried out on the third day of the cycle, their aim is to describe the features of the follicles (their quantity, shape and so on, everything, that is possible). Full maturation of oocytes is a prerequisite, it’s a vital question: immature oocyte will not be fertilized. and push for the answers if they are not forthcoming. It becomes more on 2-3 mm daily and as a result reaches 17-27 mm . At my last check, on stim day 5, I had 4 measurable follicles plus other smaller ones.I was told that the micro dose lupron flare protocol that I am on tends to move a bit slower than the antagonist protocol, so at that point they were … How IVF and egg donation are regulated at the legislative level... Atretic dominant follicle.On the third day this follicle can be the largest, but it doesn’t mean it will lead to ovulation. I've always worried about my lining as I usually get a lot of blood clots during af. I had an 8 dan and 10 day progress scan this week and they photocopied the record sheet for me, you can see if here if you're interested:http://community.babycentre.co.uk/photos/kerry_/8019041. At 5-7 day one of the follicles 10 mm in size becomes dominant. I'm in day 8 of an IVF cycle. Such follicle has rough edges and an irregular shape. Cycle day, E2 level, and follicle size at time of antagonist start are all independent predictors of a clinical pregnancy after IVF. I went in on Thursday and I had two measurable follicles on each side measuring 10. The stimulation must result in a minimum of 3 mature (or close to mature) follicles (follicles are mature if they are 16-20mm in average diameter on the day of human chorionic … The fact is that during the late luteal phase population of follicles with diameter 2-5 mm is formed; the dominant follicles will be selected for the next cycle. (Actually I had day 7 and 9 progress scan, not 8 and 10 like I said above - got confused coz it was on the 8th and 10th January lol). During days 5 through 7, a follicle that is of 10 mm in size becomes dominant. The same study, in order to assess the impact of antral follicle size on the IVF outcomes, categorized patients into four groups according to the antral follicle size (2–6 mm, 6–7 mm, 7–8 mm and 8–10 mm) and showed that those with an antral follicle size of 6–7 mm had significantly higher AFC, oocyte retrieval … My 2 IUI follicle was 17 and 18. It protrudes from the ovarian cortex, attains its border, and then explodes to release the egg and some antral fluid. Whats a good size for them to be at this stage? This is unacceptable to extract eggs prematurely. Anovulatory-luteinizing dominant follicle. A follicle is a small, fluid-filled cyst. Think ive got 12 follies. An ovary this size will have a sufficient egg reserve. To determine the moment when each follicle of 15mm or more produces a mature egg, doctor takes a final injection, that is called HCG. i just want to know what info i definatly need so im not stressing again over the weekend xxx. i always find that i end up in a flap talking to nurse then come out and im still none the wiser. IVF treatment involves the administration of supra-physiological doses of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) to induce the growth of multiple ovarian follicles. It is at this size that the follicle will be triggered by hormones from the pituitary gland to rupture and release the egg (ovulate). Then an embryologist studies the contents of all the follicles under the microscope and extracts eggs. By day 10, the follicle should be anywhere between 16 and 25 mm in size. For IVF#1 I was triggered when the leading follicles were 1.9 cm, but most of my 11 eggs came immature. Durr just realised today's Friday, which would mean EC on Tuesday or Wednesday potentially, doubtful for Monday! As the follicle develops it grows until it is 18 to 20 mm when the egg is mature. ohhh id love a glass of wine mrsjas, i would 100% prefer general but we just gotta get on with it havent we. nope mrsjas nothing you can do now hun, how do you feel about mon? im back on monday for another scan, i just pray that some of the other follies catch up else i could end up with 1 or 2, are you on menopur? This procedure implies minimal surgical intervention: a needle penetrates through the upper vaginal wall directly into the ovary and thus the eggs are retrieved. I went into the retrieval thinking I had 8 mature follicles, but they only saw 4 so that's all I got - thinking I ovulated away the other 4 (it was an antagonist protocol last time - Centrotide). Before ovulation, follicle grows very quickly. Random hCG administration should be avoided 3 , to prevent a risk of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) . My day 6 (yesterday) E2 of 134, 3 measurable follies (I forget the size) and 9 small follies. Funny, I'm also 37, unexplained infert and a normal DH. Follicle Size on Day of Trigger Most Likely to Yield a Mature Oocyte. The dominant follicle suppresses other ones. I am on 150 of Menopur and 300 of Gonal F. I started out with 150 of Gonal F, then to 225, and then to 300. are you having sedation or ga? Went for my scan yesterday on day 8 and I was disappointed that only 2 follicles were growing, one at 12mm and other 13mm, I had been hoping for at least six (I'm 42, so don't have many! ... et al. yeh ashleigh i thought monday would be unlikely but id be glad if it was, just want it done now. Subject: IVF - number of follicles on day 5. I know what you mean about your stomach Sal, mine is enormous too!!! but im detirmined tomorrow to come away with info being it good or bad. Anonymous: I have 6-8 follicles developing after 5 days of stimulation. But a longer delay can reduce the chances for success to zero. In this article, we will explain what a follicle is exactly, how many eggs are in a follicle, follicle size needed for IVF, how follicles on your ovaries can be monitored by ultrasound and hormone testing, ... On day 12 of my cycle, follicular study shows that rt side follicle size is 26×20 mm,19x 16 mm and endometrial … The follicle counts from my final ultrasounds prior to retrieval (around day … Specialists say it’s very important to catch the moment when eggs will have ripe enough: in this case it’s just the time for egg retrieval when size at least 2 follicles is 18mm or greater, 50% or even more of all the follicles are at least 15mm in size and Estradiol levels are 1500-5000. Just waiting for hcg test on Thur to find out results. Too many can also be a problem. At what follicle size were you triggered? If we get 10 or more eggs I'll be really happy. Optimal time is 36 hours. Follicle size indicates how your eggs are developing and when they will be mature enough for retrieval. I have my EC on Tuesday under ga and 2 day ET on Thursday. I came in today for my day 8 ultrasound and … Depending on the number of follicles, this procedure can take from 20 to 45 minutes. At the beginning of the menstrual cycle the largest follicles (5-10 mm) continue to develop, and the others regress. Two days ago my doctor did an ultrasound and saw 10 follicles (5 in each ovary), each measuring around 5 mm. what dose are you on mrsjas? Take your trusty notepad and right down the sizes of your follies and lining then you won't forget what they say, (although ask her to repeat after dildo cam as hard to write at the same time!) During the IVF cycle, drugs are given to encourage the development of follicles in the ovary. Using simulated follicle size profiles of patients with 20 follicles on the day of trigger, our model predicts that the number of oocytes retrieved would increase from a mean 9.8 (95% prediction limit 9.3-10.3) to 14.8 (95% prediction limit 13.3-16.3) oocytes due to the difference in follicle size profile alone. This type of dominant follicles grows quickly but fails to ovulate, and later turns to a cyst. For the first 36-40 hours after the HCG shot is taken, the larger eggs will go through their final maturation process. This follicle has smooth borders and round shape. ashleigh thank you hun i dont know what id do without the help of ladies on here through this rollercoaster, it really does help when people can advise you what to do/not to do. So tonight will be day 8 of stimming. How to determine this moment, you want to know? nervous? Just interested to see what size your follicles were on day 10 and 12 scan. I am due another scan on Monday and hopefully egg collection on Wednesday. ... Once your largest follicle is 16 to 18 mm in size, your clinic will probably want to see you daily. Today I had my day 10 scan and I have 5 follicles that are 12-14mm in size. Minimal criteria 6 suggested is a follicle size of at least 15 mm, and serum estradiol level of 0.49 nmol/L. Does this mean I will ultimately produce 6-8 eggs or fewer, or is it likely that more eggs will be recruited at this point? It is called ‘recruitment‘. Another monitoring appt tomorrow. Normally, a single one of these—called the dominant follicle—will grow faster than the others. To do this the follicle is assessed at regular intervals, and the result is recorded in the documents. I also have … Ovulatory dominant follicle. Given the earliness of this check, he said results look hopeful. I’ve been told to keep up the same meds for two more days … Follicles grow approximately two millimeters a day and size is an average. Ivf follicle size day 9 Using simulated follicle size profiles of patients with 20 follicles on the day of trigger, our model predicts that the number of oocytes retrieved would increase from a mean 9.8 (95% prediction limit 9.3–10.3) to 14.8 (95% prediction limit 13.3–16.3) oocytes due to the difference in follicle size … We subscribe to the HONcode principles of the, Breastfeeding: the trick to a comfy latch. For my first IVF cycle, stopped follistim when they found the first follicle to be 20. Initiating antagonists when the E2 level is extremely low (<300 pg/mL) or extremely high (>1,100 pg/mL) significantly reduces the odds of pregnancy. I think my clinic wanted them at minimum 18mm at EC to retrieve an egg, and mine were all different sizes from day 10 scan, similar to MrsJas1. At 5-7 day one of the follicles 10 mm in size becomes dominant. However, in our study, follicle size was not evaluated on the day of trigger‐administration but on the day of pick‐up. Message me - sounds like we're on the same path! Now, eggs must be retrieved, but they are not mature yet. The right ovary size for pregnancy is 3cm x 2.5cm x 1.5cm, which is the size of a healthy, normal ovary. The point is that ovulation can occur after 40 hours:  egg will come out from the ovary and appear in abdominal cavity; therefore, there will be nothing to retrieve. So don't give up. h. Hope021. Sounds like we're all at about the same place in our cycles! ), it's a great private clinic and the doctor assured me that natural has its way of developing only the good follicles. That is why it is so important that the last injection has been carried out according to the instructions. Given my experience with IVF#1, I'm a bit paranoid about that. Well, the very moment is coming, when eggs are ready to be extracted. IVF Day 10 follicle sizes. (Usually an ultrasound isnt done on day 6, but I wanted my doctor to do it.) I did the long lupron protocol and am now on day 7. Once ovarian follicles grow to an appropriate size, a trigger is administered to mature the oocytes in preparation for oocyte retrieval. For the 3rd follicle was only 16 and dr cancelled. ivf follicle size day 9, Ultrasound-9 follicles previously I refereed to theses as eggs, but I learned that the follicle are like sacks that hold the eggs and normally there is one egg in each follicle. On the seventh day, we can begin to guess what follicle will be dominant and destined for ovulation. These numbers refer to blood levels and measurements taken on the last day of stimulation, because, as a rule, nobody will take any blood on the day of retrieval. What is interesting, it is impossible to determine in advance what follicle will be dominant. If you are late only on couple of hours, it’s not a disaster. Follicular monitoring is used to track the state of follicles from late luteal phase to ovulation. Good luck to you both this week, and everyone else xx. If we get 10 or more eggs I'll be really happy. For regular IVF patients: 5-9 antral follicles per ovary Age <35 years No PCOS No history of poor responses No endometriosis Duration of treatment based on clinical judgment in consultation with patient (usually 2 USs) Cycle day 2/3 Start FSH 150-200 IU. These are smooth and round too. Follicular monitoring is carried out by means of ultrasound diagnostics. The primary sign, that indicates readiness degree of woman’s eggs, is follicle size. Is it likely I will have egg collection on … A dominant follicle that is ready to ovulate is about 18 … Top. We had loads of follicles at a good size eventually (they do that sudden growth thing overnight so don't panic if they are still small at day 9) but that only converted to 3 eggs at collection, only one of which fertlised which wasn't what we expected at all from our scans and was a bit of a nasty shocker. thanks for the reply ladies, my nurse was really vague and my crazy mind is in over load. can it be too thick? hiya kerry yes it deffo looks like we all very similar time scale, i had my 2nd scan today and im deffo not as good as you. It becomes more on 2-3 mm daily and as a result reaches 17-27 mm. At day 10 my lining was 11.6mm thick and 'beautiful' apparently lol. Even the 'fat clothes' I bought in preperation are very snug lol. The #1 app for tracking pregnancy and baby growth. your follies sound fab hun. I’m on day 7 of stimming. Am sure they'll be happy to tell you. At day 10 my lining was 11.6mm thick and 'beautiful' apparently lol. Typically, we can talk about 3-11 follicles, but their number is reduced with age. Follicle count on day 7 of stim: Hi ladies, I went in today for an ultrasound to check on follicle growth. On stim day 7 of my IVF cycle, I went in for another follicle count ultrasound! They said they collect from all follicles on the day but it's nice to know the size so I know approx how many to expect. As a rule, there are three types of follicles competing for this role: As soon as one of the follicles reaches 16 mm size, specialists recommend a daily follicle monitoring. Posted 7/24/15. ive 1 at 15mm, 1 at 14mm, 7 at between 10 and 12mm, and another lazy 5 under 10. my lining is 14, is that good? excited? In contrast to some previous reports, in our study no correlation was found between FSH or LH levels in FF and follicle size, oocyte maturity and embryo development 25 , 30 . July 2009 Born 30+5/40 weighing 2lbs 13ozs Frozen 1= BFN Frozen 2= BFN. The size of the follicles ranged from 4.5 to … IVF 1= BFN IVF 2= BFN IVF 3= BFP!!!! When a follicle grows to an ideal size, ovulation occurs, which results in the rupture of a follicle and the release of an egg from the ovary. Better prospects are at follicle size of 18 mm, and serum estradiol level of 0.91 nmol/L. Today is day 8 of stimming and two days of being on the higher dose of 300 and only 3 … When the lead follicle(s) reach about 20mm in size, the estrogen is rising and the uterine lining is a thickened ‘feather pattern’ in a medicated cycle, it is time to administer HCG, or, for some patients undergoing IVF, Lupron. They said any over 14mm are likely to contain viable eggs, and I had 6 over 14mm on Friday with another 6 or so over 12mm that they expect to be big enough by Tuesday (plus another 6 over 10mm which could go either way, and another 16 under 10mm). When they retreived most of the 22 folicles were over 18 with more than half 20.Dr says excellent quality. This time well wait till they are … The next step is the detection of ovulation thanks to some signs. In vitro means “in the lab” and fertilization refers to conception. But also it must be done not more than 40 hours pass after the HCG shot, otherwise the egg is not fertilized too. My clinic like a lining at 8mm and over ideally. It will then grow 2 to 3 mm in size each day. Today is day 8 and the dominant follicle is up to 24mm. I've always worried about my lining as I usually get a lot of blood clots during af. The most interesting fact is that some follicles may be empty. IVF #5: 2012 March-April Hungary: stimulation starts march 28, 300 Menopur mixed protocol: BCP for months, CD3: Menopur 300& lupron for 8 days ER : April 8th , 4 eggs retrieved, all were mature and fertilized with ICSI and AH ET : April 11th, 1 A quality 8 cell, and 1 A quality 4 cell embryo transferred, no frosties. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. They said they collect from all follicles on the day but it's nice to know the size so I know approx how many to expect. It is widely accepted that ovarian follicles that are “too small” are less likely to respond suitably to trigger administration an… IVF is all about the eggs and one important indicator of your cycle is follicle size. maybe they will lower your dose if your heading to over stimm xxx, thanks weevilone ive been eating brazil nuts and im currently sat with hot water bottle so hopefully my lining will be ok. just today my stomach has swollen like mad, i look about 4/5month pregnant. Great numbers!! If a patient has 30 or more mature follicles they could also need to cancel a trigger shot and the IVF cycle if the fertility specialist feels that there is a risk of severe OHSS. The dominant follicle suppresses other ones. You've still got plenty of time for the follies to grow nice and big. so 11mm lining is good? Thus a follicle that is ten by twelve millimeters … Apparently 11mm is good, but nothing to compare it to. In its turn, eggs from follicles 14 mm or less in size are often difficult to fertilize because they are immature. Is an Egg Retrieval painful? During this follicle selection period, the goal is to help grow the strongest ones, so that one dominant one can be selected. Good luck everyone xx. When I was scanned just before af on a normal cycle my lining was 8mm thick so I'm hoping the fact it's already at 11.6mm with a few more days to go till EC is a good sign! then it will be the new list of stress wont it, will they fertilize, will they last in the lab, will they implant ..... 1 worry after another isnt it. IVF stands for in vitro fertilization. But the size of the egg itself also matters when trying to conceive – the egg should be the correct size for it to be fertile. Get my jeans on tomoz, im ok at home in my pj 's and 9 small follies can. 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