She took about 40 vials of blood (not an overestimate) and did a through record review and other testing.
All-in-all...she couldn't really find any glaring reasons for the repeated losses. She did believe that my thyroiditis was caused by an auto-immune response and felt that this could possibly be related to the early losses. She felt that overall it was a negative auto-immune response to the pregnancy that was causing the difficulties. She recommended following a similar protocol to the one that I was already on and then adding IVIG infusions ($3000 a shot x about 20!!!) Or steroids.
We put things on the back burner..ended up moving to Michigan.
I had to find all new doctors...yippee!
I discussed the above with 2 specialists. Neither agreed that the IVIG or steroid were a great course of action for me. IVIG is very pricey, with no known benefits and a long-term steroid has many risks.
The plan....stay on same course and hope for better results.