I am currently on my first IUI cycle and I have a question about timing of insemination. From what I have read, you generally ovulate 24- 36 hours after the trigger shot. My concern is that they will schedule the insemination 36 hours after the shot, but I will ovulate 24 hours after the shot. Wiould this just be a wasted cycle? As I dont believe the egg would still be good 12 hours later. And if this does happen, is it common? I would be very dissapointed to learn that my cycle would be wasted due to bad timing. Thankyou.
Wow.. that's a really good question. I was just considering asking the same exact thing (but I wanted to see if I could find the answer somewhere in the forums first). I just did my trigger shot last night and really feel like I might have ovulated earlier today (and was a little concerned since my IUI isn't scheduled until tomorrow at 11:00). So I have the same concern whether it's possible to "miss the boat" in that 12 hour period. I'll have to keep an eye out for the answer. =)
The trigger says you should ovulate within a 24-36 hour time frame. If you ovulate in the 24 hour frame the egg lives for 24 hours. Sperm washed live up to 5 days. That is why the doctors tell me to BD the night I trigger and then the actual IUI. But just to be sure DH and I bd'd the next day too.
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