(Closed) PCOS & TTC – Have you succeeded? What helped you? (Poll)

posted 8 years ago in TTC
  • poll: Have you succeeded in TTC & what helped you?

    Haven't started TTC yet

    Have started TTC however haven't been successful

    BFP but experienced a loss

    BFP after a loss and carried to term

    BFP and carried to term - was fortunate enough not to experience a loss

    BFN Male (or other) factors also

    Annuovulatory cycles - have managed to ovulate but no BFP

    Annuovulatory cycles - VERY rarely ovulate

    Diet and Exercise

  • Post # 32
    838 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

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    @Tangled:  Im in a similair situation,I was diagnosed a month or two ago with PCOS,and knowing that diet/weight can affect it,I asked my doctor if I should concentrate on losing weight. His reply was that as I was at a healthy weight already,losing any weight couldnt guarantee any improvement. But,as I said Ive only just been diagnosed, and at the moment it seems that I am only suffering mild PCOS,as in my cycles are only a little longer than normal, (around 40 days the longest) However as Im in my early 20s, and it seems to have only recently emerged, I need to go for further tests to really get a good idea of severity.

    Post # 33
    2104 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I was informally diagnosed with PCOS in December, based on some symptoms and LH:FSH ratios.  I changed my diet to a low-glycemic diet, like the South Beach Diet, and saw some improvement in my cycles, lost about 15 pounds, and was feeling better overall, but my cervical mucus virtually disappeared.  (Sorry, Too Much Information, but…relevant to TTC).  We started “trying/whatever happens, happens” in February…in April/May, I cut out artificial sweeteners from my diet as well.  Mid-June, I had my BFP!

    Post # 34
    5107 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Diagnosed today…coming back to re-read all this stuff later! Starting Met next week.

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