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The Lister IVF antagonist protocol versus Create Mild IVF

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Trying2915 Tue 31-May-16 15:47:05

Hi Guys
I am completely new to this, but it looks like a brilliant place for advice. So thanking you all in advance.

My husband and I have been TTC for 3 years, we had all the tests and everything came back normal from both sides (his count was a touch low but nothing major). We tried IUI 3 times at The Lister, on the second time we conceived but sadly had a missed miscarriage at 9 weeks. We are now going to do IVF this month and are due to start next week at The Lister, they have put me on an antagonist protocol. However, I have always had concerns about the amount of drugs IVF involves and have recently read about mild IVF at Create, so I am now debating whether that might be a better option (This isn't based on a financial decision at all). Has anyone else been in this predicament or had experience of either? I have found The Lister ok, but through out my IUI's I was given a lot of incorrect information and find I have to research everything myself to make sure it is right.

Look forward to hearing from you all.

Thanks xx

Nan0second Tue 31-May-16 15:54:47

Mild IVF has no research backing it and very low success rates.
It works for women who are in lesbian relationships or don't have a partner, not for women with unexplained infertility.
Please don't waste your money!

Just5minswithDacre Sat 11-Jun-16 04:16:33

It might be better to talk in terms of what's appropriate Nano?

Same sex female couples, single women and the no-fertility-issue female partners of MFI men make up more than half of women seeking fertility treatment.

Mild is a perfectly good protocol for them.

Possibly also worth a try in unexplained cases.

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