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    Beta Numbers - What do they mean?
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    lindsycd posted:
    Hi Friends:

    I graduated from the Infertility Treatment Community Board just last week. I had my first blood test at 15 DPO and it was 186. My second was today at 18 DPO and it was 616. Could this mean multiples?

    Thank you!
    Lindsy
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    gjbsgirl5705 responded:
    it could... or it could just be one strong healthy baby I've always had high beta numbers with only one baby. either way, your beta's look great!
    me(Amy) - 30 dh - 29
    IVF/ICSI -1 Caleb born 4/18/08
    IVF/ICSI -2 Carter born 4/29/11
    Surprise BFP!! - due 10/26/12
     
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    lindsycd replied to gjbsgirl5705's response:
    Thank you for responding so quickly! That's all I really need to know is whether the numbers are good.
     
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    beckyatmoms responded:
    My first beta was 285 and I think my second was 897 and I'm having twins. I have seen ladies with higher numbers than mine and they had singletons. It's hard to judge on beta numbers. Are you scheduled for an ultrasound?
    Becky (35) DH (31) DS (12) DSD (5) MFIF TTC 3 1/2 years
    IVF 1 (2/10) BFN
    IVF 2 (3/11) BFN
    IVF 3 (12/11) BFP....TWINS....EDD 8/23/12...PINK TEAM!
     
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    beckyatmoms replied to lindsycd's response:
    O and congrats...those numbers are great either way.
    Becky (35) DH (31) DS (12) DSD (5) MFIF TTC 3 1/2 years
    IVF 1 (2/10) BFN
    IVF 2 (3/11) BFN
    IVF 3 (12/11) BFP....TWINS....EDD 8/23/12...PINK TEAM!
     
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    codysu responded:
    Congrats!! Those numbers sound great! It is hard to tell based on the beta numbers if it is multiples. Hopefully you'll have an u/s soon to find out!
    Cody 38, DH 45 - IVF 1-m/c @ 6wk, IVF 2 BFP 11-11-11! EDD 7-26-12 PINK Team!!
     
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    lindsycd replied to codysu's response:
    Becky and Cody:

    I have an ultrasound on 4/9. I'm just excited to learn as much as possible!

    Lindsy
     
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    rooni134 replied to lindsycd's response:
    welcome and congrats lindsycd,

    if you would like to be added to the update list that is sent out each week, please let me know with the following information:
    - EDD, how far along you think you are, and whether you plan on finding out the gender.

    congrats !
     
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    lindsycd replied to rooni134's response:
    Rooni,

    I would love to be added. Estimated due date per random app on phone is 11/24/2012. I am 4 weeks 4 days along. Yes, we will find out the gender of our little turkey.

    Thanks!
    Lindsy


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