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BFP closely followed by OHSS - anyone?

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Cobblestones · 27/11/2018 17:30

Ladies. I’ve tested positive two days ago. Had ivf. Single embryo transfer. Pcos. And have developed moderate OHSS. Belly is bloated up as if I’m 6 months preg.

Hospital says the fluid is in the abdomen so it’s not life threatening and that it’ll resolve on its own. 5 days now and I’m miserable. Can’t stand up straight. Can’t take deep breadths. Small movements hurt like anything. When I google it says some people felt better after they reached 10 weeks. (!!)

Has anyone been through this? Any stories or words of advice (how to manage?) pls do share. I’m really hoping this doesn’t impact whatever chance the pregnancy has.

OP posts:

CautiousOptimist · 21/12/2018 17:59

I’m a bit confused by the dates to be honest! Going from the first day of my last period (which I know is what the NHS antenatal team will do) I’m 7 weeks today. But my clinic measure it slightly differently, based on when egg collection was. The baby of course won’t care exactly how many days it’s supposed to be, and measured 7+4 today.

No, like you I’ve been discharged from my clinic now so unless I have specific concerns like increased ovary pain I’ll just be in the normal antenatal system now with a scan at 12 weeks.

Christmas is a lovely distraction!


Cobblestones · 21/12/2018 18:14

It’s great news if the baby measures slightly bigger! Rest up and enjoy Christmas!!

OP posts:

Smart1234 · 06/02/2020 02:58


Hope you are well, I just wanted to know how your pregnancy is progressing as I have also developed ohss and I dont know what is going to happen next

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