Talked to Dr. Schl. today for a regroup appointment post-miscarriage. He said that it will be interesting to see if the baby was chromosomally normal or not once the cytogenetics come back from the D&C...um, yeah. I'd say it'll be interesting... he also reminded me that our microarray tests had a quoted 90% accuracy rate. He says that if the genetics come back normal, that would "change (my) history and complicate the picture but wouldn't necessarily indict (my) uterus." He says many women have one unexplained miscarriage. Most of my other losses were confirmed chromosomally abnormal (in fact, every one that we have had tested).
As for next steps, he said he would stick with the FET protocol and give it another go. He also said that it would be ok by him if we wanted to use a gestational carrier. And that he would even allow us to simultaneously transfer to me and to a carrier at the same time so that we could have a greater chance of success and also get through our embryos faster in case there is some other subtle abnormality that keeps them from making live babies.
One major plus, he said no more evil depot lupron needed until 6 months pass from the D&C. Phew. That stuff was terrible for me. The only other thing we need is a hysteroscopy to check that my uterus is scar-free and baby-free post D&C, and he said we could have our local RE here do that.
So lots to think about. Wish we weren't in this position at all. Not sure what we'll do next but good to get as much information as possible before we go forward.
Still hanging in there with the family emergency. Still completely terrible. Still hanging on to knowing that this can't last forever.
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