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How many tries before switching donors?

ttcnumber2!ttcnumber2! Posts: 20
edited November -1 in Trying to Conceive
Cycle #4 with this donor has not worked out, even with using 3 vials and charting/timing being perfect.

I have four more vials that I think i'm going to sell back to the bank.
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Comments

  • KatKat Posts: 40
    edited November -1
    Which donor are you using?
  • yogibabyyogibaby Posts: 122
    edited November -1
    If donor has no reported pregnancies or you can’t find anyone who has had a successful term pregnancy. I might move on.... or if it’s a low count. A lot of research has been done on timing and it’s frustrating....Personally, I’d be looking into an RE. That will take care of timing and a medicated iui will give you the best possible egg with the best possible sperm.
    If you are already using one maybe move on to a mini ivf cycle. Only because say if you are spending $1k a cycle on sperm and it’s not working by the time you get to a handful of cycles you could have a mini ivf cycle done and it gets you a better percentage of success.
    Just a suggestion.
    TTC #1: August 2017 - ICI BFP- miscarried @7weeks
    TTC#2: December 2017- ICI, IUI- BFP! - Will induce @ 37 weeks 4 days (9/7/18 ) Can't wait to meet my sweet baby boy! Baby here 9/8/18! 7lbs1oz and 20.5 inches long.
  • ttcnumber2!ttcnumber2! Posts: 20
    edited November -1
    This was with donor 3145, I'm selling back my remaining vials, he has no reported pregnancies but at least one kid of his own.
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  • perry261perry261 Posts: 489
    edited November -1
    I switched after my first try. I had this feeling that I just needed to switch and then him not having any known pregnancies enforced that decision. I got pregnant my first try with a new donor and second try trying to conceive. Unfortunately that pregnancy ended in a miscarriage. I knew that it was my donor because I was being told by family to try a different donor to be safe but I couldn't. My 3rd try with that donor I got pregnant with my beautiful little girl. I took 4 tries all together but 3 were with the 2nd donor. If you feel that something is wrong and you want to switch then i would.
    Krystal - 28 - Future SMBC - PCOS - Pre-Diabetic - Insulin Resistant - MTHFR Carrier - Hypothyroidism - IUI 3/20/16 - BFN | ICI on 5/28/16 - BFP!! Sadly I miscarried on July 21, 2016 | ICI on 9/11/16 & 9/12/16 - BFN | IUI on 10/12/16 - BFP Due July 2017!!

    Charlese was born on June 17, 2017 at 8:33 AM. She was the most gorgeous baby I've ever seen. She came into this world weighing 7 lbs and 5ozs. She was 19 1/2 inches.

    Will try for #2 around September 2019! I’m ready to complete my family!
  • ttcnumber2!ttcnumber2! Posts: 20
    edited November -1
    Thank you.
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