3 IUIs and 3 IVFs - need some help!

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    monkey_cat New Member

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    Hi ladies,

    I am new to this but I really need some help here. I wonder if anyone has a similar situation.

    I am 38 now and started fertility treatments with RMA about 1 year ago in New York. All the tests (hormone, karyotype test, semen analysis) are normal/ good for me and my partner (42 yrs). And the doctor was very positive before we began the treatment.

    I had 3 IUIs last year and no luck. We started IVF (all with ICSI) this February.
    1st IVF: 6 eggs retrieved; 3 fertilized. All of them arrested by day 4.
    2nd IVF(with birth control): 13 retrieved; 9 fertilized, and only 1 blastocyst. But the genetic test came back with one extra cell.
    3rd IVF(with birth control): 16 retrieved; 7 fertilized. All arrested by day 5. (I was extremely stressed at work)

    The doctor thinks there is a major egg quality issue and can't really give us any suggestion/answers.

    I take DHEA, CoQ10, Vitamin E, life extension- Mitochondrial, and Doctor’s Best Stabilized R-Lipoic Acid. My diet is usually healthy and nutritious. I go to spinning class 3 times a week. I also go to acupuncture sessions per doctor's suggestion.

    I don't know if we should do another IVF or is there anything I can do?

    Can anyone please help? I feel lost and confused.

    Thank you,
    Monkey_cat
     

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