• M
  • 30 days ago

Life with PCOS

Hi ladies, I am new here, and I feel so much better, knowing that I'm not alone. I have read so many stories of different women that have really uplifted me. My husband and I finally decided to start having a family, but only to find out that my left tube is blocked and can't be unblocked because the blockage is too close to the ovary, and I also have PCOS. I was immediately put on Metformin, Inositol, Ova boost to improve the quality of eggs, Bromocriptine because I had high levels prolactin, Meniphib to regulate my periods, folic acid as well as some antibiotics because I had an infection. You can imagine how my mind and body felt, I was all over the place because of hormones being put into balance by the tones of meds I have been taking. The Dr advised us that if we want to have a baby now, we should consider IVF because our chances are too slim to have a baby the natural way (I was gutted). I just wanted to find out from you ladies what I need to do to cope with PCOS and is IVF the only way I can conceive with PCOS as you know IVF is so expensive and also what if it doesn't work.... 😞😔
  • M
  • 30 days ago

Kinda in the same boat with you guys.. Have had PCOS since I was 15.. hubby and have just decided to TTC... I'm thinking of giving it a try naturally for a few months before taking meds, etc... Anyone have any home remedies that will help? Kudos to all you ladies out there staying strong for so many years... <3

  • L
  • ENG, GB
  • about 1 month ago

I didn’t have any cycle for almost 4 years. I was put on clomid and conceived but my son was still born. Doctors told me I couldn’t have anymore clomid and put me on the list for ivf. Turns out the clomid sort of regulated my cycle and a week before our first ivf appointment I got my BFP! Don’t give up!

  • D
  • ENG, GB
  • about 2 months ago

I’ve had severe PCOS for nearly 18 years. I cannot take any medication to help you ovulate or regulate your periods and I only ovulated 2/3 times a year and I couldn’t even have IVF or any help like that My son took 5 years ttc and we managed to do it natural. I’m currently 22 weeks pregnant with my miracle baby who took 6 years ttc and two losses, I have tried every single “supplement” meant for PCOS and all made me worse. I got very ill last year and spent 2 months in hospital with bad health conditions and was told I wouldn’t be able to have anymore children , when I left the hospital I stopped drinking completely,stopped eating fried and fatty foods and just ate even more healthy than I did before and started taking normal A-Z vitamins and within 2 months I got the strongest darkest opk I’ve ever had , we had sex that day and I managed to get pregnant. Don’t give up x

  • C
  • FL, US
  • 2 months ago

So sorry to hear what you’re going through. Like many other ladies suggested, it is totally possible to conceive without the need for ivf if you have pcos. Most of the time it’s not an issue of infertility, but rather, subfertility meaning it’s harder to conceive but not impossible! Lmk if you have any questions!

  • S
  • 2 months ago

I have pcos, diagnosed at 17. I have a 4 yo daughter. Conceived her on my second round of clomid 50 mg. Trying for baby #2 right now with Femara.

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