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Too many miscarriages and still no baby :(
candygirl131981 posted:
Hey everyone I am new to this and not sure how it all works. But I am giving it a shot. I am 29 and turning 30 in two months. I have had a total now of 3 miscarriages and not sure what is going on. My first two were back to back to years when I was 19. My husband and I just lost our baby about a month ago. I have done all the tests and everything came back normal. My husbands all came back normal as well. It seems that I never had a problem conceiving but I just cant seem to get to the end result and have the baby. We are seeing a fertility spec. and he is now putting me on serophene. I am under the impression that is for women who have trouble ovulating. If this is true how can it help me to not have any more miscarriages.

This is so hard and upsetting I am not sure how many times I can keep going through this.
airuscarter responded:
candygirl so sorry for your losses. these are appropriate questions to bring up to your doctor. you want to be honest with him about any concerns you might have. make a list of questions that come to mind so that you will be ready when your appointment arrives! goodluck!
candygirl131981 replied to airuscarter's response:
thank you very much. I asked every question I could think of..I am not sure if I understand it all, it can be all confusing at times. I am def. going to listen to the doc, he def knows better than me :) i started to clomid so we will see what happens
FrenchBulldogMom replied to candygirl131981's response:
Did you have an HSG?
candygirl131981 replied to FrenchBulldogMom's response:
Yes I had an HSG, it was so painful, i hated it lol but i kept thinking it is worth it. Everything was normal. that's what i keep hearing its all normal..I AM STARTING TO HATE THAT WORD lol
FrenchBulldogMom replied to candygirl131981's response:
Yeah there is a percentage of infertility cases where the cause is never found. It's so frustrating! We don't know why I don't ovulate on my own.

They are probably putting you on Serophene in case your miscarriages are caused by hormonal issues.

I have to have an ultrasound to see if I have another uterine polyp, and if so, I might need more surgery. Then, we'll start IVF if all goes well. Keep us posted! (By the way, my HSG was really painful, also.)
candygirl131981 replied to FrenchBulldogMom's response:
Yes it is so FRUSTRATING!!

Good luck with your ultrasound..hopefully no surgery..

good luck to you too..keep me posted
Yvette Smith, MD, MPH responded:
The belief is that serophene/clomid works by encouraging your body to encourage the egg to make more and better hormones early in the cycle. Kind of like starting a snowball down the hill, if we can get it going in a good way, it will pick up more and more steam on its own.

If your miscarriages were from a hormonal deficiency (lack of progesterone), adding this medication early might help you make more progesterone which might help you make a better bed for the egg to implant.

That's the theory.
candygirl131981 replied to Yvette Smith, MD, MPH's response:
Thank you very much!!! I hope this works!!! I remember with my first mc the doctor said something about my hormone level but I am not sure what it was. With this one I was doing progesterone support and I had to do blood tests every 48 hours. My husband and I are really hoping this works!!

We have a doctors appt on wed morning to see whats going on in there. Hopefully my egg(s) will be nice a strong. I am longing for a baby!!

thank you so much for your response.
Yvette Smith, MD, MPH replied to candygirl131981's response:
Just checking in to see how things are going. Were you able to get any answers to your questions? Anything that others might benefit from hearing?
candygirl131981 replied to Yvette Smith, MD, MPH's response:
Sorry I just got back from vacation so I am checking things now.

Things are going better. My husband and I started trying again and we are hoping that the next time is the time for us.

I did get answers to my questions. My doctor said that clomid works in many ways and for me clomid helps me to produce more eggs which will hopefully produce better ones. I am not sure if that will help others but it would be great if it does. About a week ago i started my second round of clomid. I went in today for an ultrasound to check my eggs, I received the trigger shot and we will see on aug 8th. i am just hoping for the best.

thank you for checking in on me
candygirl131981 replied to Yvette Smith, MD, MPH's response:
just got back from vacation.
things are going ok. My husband and I started trying again. I am on my second round of clomid and was checked today to see how my eggs were. I was able to take the trigger shot today and will ovulate in 36hrs. I am nervous but really want this to work this time.

yes i did get my answers from my doctor. He said that the clomid works in many ways, to help you ovulate, and to help produce more eggs which will give you a better chance to produce a good egg. Which is why i am taking it to help produce better eggs. and that the reason well probably since everything is normal w/ me is that i lost my baby b/c it was a bad egg. I learned to be confident in my doctor which helps me feel better at the same time.

I hope that this will help others.

thank you for checking in on me too.

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