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Old 06-23-2014, 09:41 AM   #1
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Default Infertility and TTC struggles

I will not go into a whole lot of specifics just yet, but I have struggled for years trying to get pregnant. My doctors have told me that losing weight could help. That is one reason that this weight roller coaster is so emotional for me. Anybody with similar experiences?
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Old 07-05-2014, 11:29 AM   #2
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Yepper! We have been trying for ages, and finally got to see a reproductive endocrinologist. I have pcos and insulin issues so his first directive was to fix my diet and exercise more :/ .
I have managed to get pregnant once, but had a miscarriage- which led to me getting the referral to the RE. I have a number of embalances that are causing me problems, but many of them are exacerbated by being overweight.
Are you seeing a specialist? It has really helped me emotionally to have some solid answers and help.
We are currently on our first round of IUI

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Yep. I don't ovulate regularly over 200lbs, eating poorly (at least not without Clomid or certain herbs.) I have PCOS.

With both of my daughters, I cut out flour and sugar for a single month, lost 8 or 10lbs, added some mild aids for blood sugar control and got pregnant quickly. It is that dramatic for me: no more pizza, soda ice cream = ovulation and conception.

I will say that when I have a focused goal, like TTC, it becomes far easier to eat correctly.
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Old 07-13-2014, 07:20 PM   #4
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Yes, and weightloss is a fricking walk in the park compared to infertility.

We have twins now. Took 5 years.

Best of luck to you. It will work out one way or another.
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Old 08-23-2014, 02:03 PM   #5
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Have you had your thyroid checked? Bad Thyroid levels can cause infertility, miscarriage, irregular periods, or no period at all.
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