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  • Brittney

    Hi! I just had my ERA. Whew! I also have a tilted cervix. It was not happy during the procedure. Has anyone else he lining issues with success? Mine is thin at 6mm. I’m really feeling down. Congrats to everyone with success!! Hoping for my miracle!

    November 19, 2021
  • Jill

    Has anyone else had this experience – I have been pregnant twice before vis IVF with no ERA. Trying for a sibling cycle and had 6 failed frozen transfers. My doctor recommended ERA (well I brought it up) and he was hesitant but did it. The results showed I was pre receptive. Added the suggested progesterone onto protocol. Next transfer failed again following new recommendations from ERA. Did a SECOND ERA and the results shows I was early receptive, which were still not receptive. Now my doctor is confused and am I. This test is experimental ans we are questioning whether the results are in fact helpful or meaningless. I haven’t found any similar stories so hoping someone has something to add or had a similar experience and if so, what did you do? We are wondering if we should just go back to the clinics protocol and trash the ERA recommendations. Ugh.

    June 10, 2021
    • Tracy

      I would listen to the ERA just on the count of the odds. You had 6 failed transfers before while ignoring the ERA. And one failed transfer with an ERA. So far the ERA wins with less failures and comments are written here that the ERA works. Let us know how it all works out. Good luck to you

      August 06, 2021
    • Hannah

      I just got my results back today from my beta nest and it was negative for pregnancy. I did 2 ERA samples before doing the FET. I’m in complete shock. I was told I needed an extra day for progesterone but it still didn’t work. This was my first transfer. I don’t see a lot of people posting about having an ERA (let alone 2) and it failing…but this did happen to me

      November 20, 2021
  • Kaleigh

    My doctor suggested the ERA to me and I ended up doing it twice – it showed post-receptive, so my doctor changed the timing of my progesterone. When I did the ERA again, it showed post-receptive again, but my doctor felt confident that she knew from these two tests what my implantation date should be. And it was worth it – I’m 14 weeks pregnant. I just wanted to share my story with ERA in case anyone is trying to decide whether or not to do it. The drawbacks for me were that it was painful, like severe menstrual cramps, and expensive. It was worth it though, and I’m so glad I took my doctor up on the suggestion.

    December 27, 2020
    • Anna

      Hello im in the process of having a ERA test my scan is this week. I have 2 failed donar embroys failed and I’m 39. I’m worried about it and have 1 embroy left. Any advice? I’ve had a huge number of blood tests and just this era left to fo before going for another go. I’m desperate for this to work. X

      January 02, 2021
    • Torri

      Congrats!!! How long after the era did you cycle start

      February 01, 2021
  • Connie

    Is an ERA recommended for those who have had trouble staying pregnant or had biochemical pregnancies or just for those who are unable to get any positive tests? I’m just wondering because I’ve undergone four transfers so far. My first one failed to implant. I miscarried my second one at a little over 5 weeks. My third and fourth were biochemical pregnancies so they at least implanted or started to implant. They were all PGS tested so I’m looking at any options that may help. Not sure if this is covered by my insurance and/or counts as a cycle towards my fertility cap but don’t want to waste time if it won’t help. Also, how soon after an ERA can you start a transfer cycle?


    October 05, 2020
    • Danielle

      Hi Connie – I know this is over a year after your post, but I just had a failed FET and found this page. I have had two chemical pregnancies (one while on Clomid and one with my first FET) and also a miscarriage at 10.5 weeks. Both the FET and late miscarriage were tested and chromosomally normal. Curious what steps you ended up taking or any lessons learned? I’m having the same thoughts about why embryos seem to start implantation and then fail shortly after (10 week miscarriage being different of course). Trying to conduct some research, so any thoughts or lessons learned would be very helpful.

      January 20, 2022
  • Ibar

    Hi. Thank you for the info.

    Does anyone know whether the average GBP850 ERA price includes the medication/drugs (estrogen and progesterone) or exclusive of the drugs? If not included, what is the average cost of the drugs?

    Can you do the ERA test in a natural cycle without taking the estrogen and progesterone drugs/hormones if you plan to have FET in a natural cycle?

    (I do not like the drugs; they make me depressive; I wonder about their long term effects. I am considering asking the doctor for a natural cycle attempt next time.)

    July 15, 2020
    • Andrea

      I’m not sure of your location, but I’m in the US and my insurance did not cover my ERA test. I paid $599 (US Dollars) and was reimbursed 60% from my insurance company (UN Hhealthcare) for out of network cost. The Estrogen and Progesterone were order by my doctor and cost $275. I am preparing for a FET from Donor Embryos. To answer you question I don’t see why not, but I caution you that if the doctor does not like your levels you’ll probably end up repeating the test.

      August 27, 2020
    • Mariannr

      Yes you can do it on a natural cycle as long as you do it juste the same then you are gonna do with the transfert so natural cycles as well. They are gonna monitor your ovulation and do just the same then a natural transfer ! I tried it for 2 consécutives months but my ovulation was mess up so I decided to do it on substituate cycle !

      July 12, 2021
  • gynecologist in tambaram

    good one thanks

    March 28, 2020
  • Sarah

    We had two failed FETs with three grade A blastocysts. Both negative. Got Era results today, I was 12 hours pre receptive on the day of the Era(Day 20).
    Here’s hoping it will work this time around.
    Pain was bearable, very similar to the Scratch I had done before.

    March 04, 2020
    • Mel

      Thank you for sharing. I’m 38 and have had 4 failed good embryo transfers (failed to implant). Everything always looks great and there’s no seen issues with my eggs or sperm.
      We have 6 frozen embryos and everything has been delayed because of covid and mixed messages re the tests (I normally have natural cycles) Hoping the tests work ❤️❤️
      Good luck xx

      January 30, 2021
  • Belize

    I had my ERA test 2 weeks ago and I will do a FET in two weeks. The results say Im pre receptive and need an additional 12 hours. I’m doing a natural cycle (no meds until after transfer).

    I did want to comment on the pain of the test. Most people report discomfort, but I had so much pain. Apparently, my cervix is tilted in a way that makes it difficult to get to the uterus. I did know this because my 1st fresh transfer was so painful. We were able to get thru the ERA test by filling my bladder half way and I had to take a valium to relax. Just wanted to add this to the conversation in case anyone has a crazy cervix like me lol

    February 18, 2020
    • Sarah

      Hi Belize, I also have a narrow cervix and have to take a relaxant before any procedures, along with an almost full bladder.
      Funny how I was also 12 hours pre receptive aswell.
      I’m pretty sure I have a titled cervix aswell.
      Wishing you the best of luck.
      Keep us updated. X

      March 04, 2020
    • Kathy

      Thanks for sharing this. I hope it went well.

      May 26, 2020
    • Cate

      How does natural cycle work?
      The meds are so expensive and I am trying to find ways to save if possible.
      I am scheduled for ERA also. Did you only have to do 1 biopsy? In some videos I have seen ladies had 2 biopsy in 1 cycle.
      Thank you

      June 04, 2020
    • Ibar

      Would you advised against natural cycle?
      My doctor did not want to give me that option, but I know the patient has a say and choice.
      I have done two cycles with the meds, and now I want to try natural cycle.

      July 15, 2020
    • Estella

      Hi Belize, good to know since I have tilted cervix too. I’m hoping they will, prescribe something if I get the test

      October 08, 2021
    • Mayuri

      I have two failed implantation. Can I go with era test? I feel scary about this test. But my doctor suggested to take test before transfer. I don’t want to go through test. I am scared. What can I do??

      December 23, 2021
  • Betsy

    “You’ll take HRT medication (estrogen and progesterone) up to your ERA test biopsy day – when a blastocyst (day 5) embryo transfer normally takes place.”

    Does this mean you take it 5 days typically, and then have the ERA on day 6? I’m asking because I didn’t feel confident in docs answer

    January 27, 2020
  • Carin B

    I just want to add that I had Nolan at 46. If this next transfer scheduled for the first week of Feb is successful, I will b 47 when I deliver. Please don’t let age hinder your decision.

    Also the cost to put me out for the ERA was $450.00. It was worth every cent!!

    I wish you all the best on your journey

    January 16, 2020
    • Helen

      Could you let me know if you used Ovitrelle in you ERA Or FET? If yes Progesterone used before or after ouvulation ? Thank you very much.

      March 08, 2020
    • Estella

      Hi Carin, I am 45 so your post gives me some hope. I do worry about developing health problems during pregnancy at my age and health of baby. I have an initial consultation for ivf specialist next month to learn about y the my options

      October 08, 2021
  • Sofia

    I’m about to have an ERA test after 4 failed transfers. I’m 43 and had 9 transfers to date fresh eggs and 2 FET. All negative never once been pregnant in life.

    January 15, 2020
    • Claire Crew

      Hi Sofia, I saw your status on “” website and just thought I’d say hello. I’m 44 and have never had a positive test either with several rounds of IVF.

      March 26, 2020
    • Tracy

      Sophia sorry to hear just pray and give your life to Christ. I started my IVF journey at 39 yrs old to date I just turned 48 yrs old with a failed transfer at 47yrs. Covid, job loss and my husbands low sperm count delayed us two years! So time and years can really fly by. Additionally my husband kept delaying kids too. I never thought I would be this old trying to have kids lol. I first got married at 21yrs to start a big family. But life doesnt always go how you plan it. Good luck and baby dust to you very soon.

      April 28, 2021
  • Diana

    I can really recommend the ERA. I did an ERA in Nov this year. It was a bit uncomfortable but not painful as had taken paracetamol 1h before.

    All my previous transfers failed (3no) Did an FET straight after the ERA and it worked. We got our BFP.

    December 01, 2019
  • Aditii

    After 2 failed Transfers I decided to go ahead with the ERA test. I have just got a transfer as per ERA Test results. I will get to know in 2 weeks whether it was successful!

    November 12, 2019
    • Vaishali Devapur

      Hi aditi.. My Dr has recommended this since had three failed cycles..

      November 19, 2019
    • Loop

      Hi – I have just had a second failed implantation with donor eggs and thinking about an ERA test. Do you do this in the UK or in Prague? If so is there anyone you would recommend in the UK?

      Good luck I have my fingers crossed for you xx

      November 29, 2019
    • Marie

      Was it successful?

      December 08, 2019
    • Shweta

      Hi Aditi,

      Did ERA help you to get pregnant?

      May 13, 2021
  • Straw

    I really recommend this ERA testing I had # 2 failed FET and my embryo’s where Grade A after My ERA I can say proudly I am now 5 weeks Pregnant. I must say the procedure for the ERA Testing is Extremely Painful ( I was literally screaming and I jumped), but well worth the Pain!!!
    By the way I have a high tolerance for pain so this is a warning I encourage All to GET THE TEST, but Brace yourself it hurts!!!!

    April 08, 2019
    • Carin Biagetti

      I did it as well, ERA and yes it hurt so bad!!! I as well have a high pain tolerance. It did result in a pregnancy. Nolan is now almost 6 months!! I m preparing to put our last embryo in, Nolan was a result of our 4th transfer, the previous 3 being unsuccessful.

      I went through the ERA again and asked to b put out! Just to let you know it’s an option 🙂

      January 16, 2020
    • Helen

      Could you let me know if you used Ovitrelle in you ERA Or FET? If yes Progesterone used before or after ouvulation ? Thank you very much.

      March 08, 2020
    • Helen

      Did you Ovitrelle injection in you ERA / FET please? If yes, did you start Progesterone pilles before or after ouvulation ? Thank you and congratulations.

      March 08, 2020
    • Veronique

      Did you also have pain after the ERA procedure e.g. 1.5 weeks. I agree the ERA procedure was super hurtful but now 1.5 weeks after the procedure I still have cramps.

      July 06, 2021
  • Jay

    Our first FET with a PGS-normal embryo resulted in a BFN. Our RE suggested doing an ERA test which showed that my wife was 24 hours pre-receptive. Our second FET my wife was put on the on same protocol but with an additional day of progesterone, my wife is now 30 weeks pregnant! My wife did not find the ERA procedure that painful, she described it similar to a cramp.

    April 03, 2019
  • Kami

    I did this test after a failed cycle with PGS tested embryos. It should be said in my case the test was EXTREMEMLY painful. However. We found that I was in a displaced window and we made the necessary change to my progesterone and now as of today we are 9 weeks 3 days pregnant. I firmly believed this test helped us figure out the window for
    Implantation and was completely worth it. And not that expensive

    April 03, 2019
  • Daisy

    I’m on a mock cycle right now and ERA is on April 1st 2019. My Dr. suggested it because we have only one PGS tested embryo and I am going to be 43 in a few months. We will not be doing IVF again, unless we win the lottery.
    I will come back and let you know how it went.

    March 21, 2019
    • Good Luck! We just found out that our embryo tested fine and are deciding on the test. Best wishes. Hope it went well.

      April 02, 2019
    • Hi Daisy! How did your ERA go? I’m having one today! I have the same situation as you except I’m 38. But I have had two failed transfers and we only have one embryo remaining.

      April 04, 2019
    • Jean

      How did it go? Mine is 5/7 and I’m 43 and we have one pgs embryo and this is our last try after 8 IUIs

      April 18, 2019
    • Mercedes

      Did you get pregnant?

      March 12, 2021
    • Lisa

      Did u have to use ovidrel before the era testing or just start Progesterone..

      October 29, 2021
  • Rebecca

    I did it. I’ll let you know how it all plannned out.
    It was mild cramping and other then blood on the instrument I didn’t bleed. I felt like I use to when I was much younger about to start my cycle.

    March 19, 2019
    • Jillian L

      How did everything work our for you? I had this test done 4 days ago. Ouch!

      November 12, 2019

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