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5+ years ttc with PCOS BFP+++Conceived naturally with diet change!

This will be long so if you just want symptoms DPO then scroll down to the bottom. I wrote this for my PCOS lady's because i want us all to cure are PCOS, and I have found out how. Cleared my skin, lessen excess hair, regulated periods, induced ovulation, and weight loss all without medication, or supplements.

I have PCOS, and I was not ovulating on my own. I did not want to take metformin and clomid. After a lot of research I found that pcos is caused by insulin resistance, which is in turn is caused by too much sugar, and carbohydrates in the diet. Which is why metformin helps women conceive by increasing insulin sensitivity, which allows your hormones to normalize.

On 12/05/15 I started the Ketogenic Diet. It is Low carb, high fat, moderate protein. Basically all you eat is Veggies, meat, and small amounts of dairy, and nuts. No sugar, no grains, no starchy, veggies, no fruit!

At the same time i tracked my calories on an app so as to not go over 2000 cals a day. So far i have lost 40lbs, but this was not my goal pregnacy was.

with in 2 weeks of starting this diet, i got my period for the first time in 6 months. I then had 3 consecutive 28 day cycles, but i do not believe i was ovulating because i had no fertile cm, negative opks, and light bleeding for my period.

In MAY 2016 i got my first positive OPKS, EWCM, ovulation pains, followed by heavy, crampy 6 day period. Yay!!! I'm ovulatating! bfn cycles, but progress :)

My cycles where i actually ovulated became longer 39 dayish cycles. I feel if I ate too many carbs, my ovulation would delay.

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Well this cycle, was a long one. I ovulated on the fourth of July Cycle day 26. positive opks, 8 days of ewcm, lots of right sided cramps the 3rd, and 4th.

1DPO: Sore Nipples, and fronts of breast, no side breast pain. Had this the whole TTW

2DPO: Sore breasts

3DPO: right ovary cramping, sore breasts

4DPO:sore breasts

5DPO: Exhausted, couldn't keep eyes open, napped 2 hours, sore breasts

7DPO: gas bubbles in tummy, Exhausted, couldn't keep eyes open, napped 2 hours, sore breasts

8DPO: more gas bubbles, but no gas, Exhausted, couldn't keep eyes open, napped 1 hour, sore breasts -BFN WONDFO

9DPO: diarrhea in morning,Tired, occasional light cramps, almost like I'm imagining them. like uterine contractions after an orgasm. sore breasts -BFN WONDFO

10DPO:diarrhea in morning, light cramps only when i standup. I would stand up, walk a few feet and would be hit with cramps in the center of my uterus, would last 5 seconds or so, and i would not cramp again until i sat, and then stood up again. Sore Breasts -BFN WONDFO

11DPO:diarrhea in morning, Same cramps but getting stronger and more uncomfortable. sore breasts -BFN WONDFO almost think i see something, but toss it.

12DPO: Same intense cramps. consitpation, tested with FMU saw a line so light, i thought it was an evap, i couldn't capture it in a picture. but it made my wonder. Tested on another WONDFO in afternoon on 4 hour hold very Faint BFP, but i see color! dip Frer in same urine Sample and a faint pink line there as well!!!
13DPO: same cramps, but random, not just when i stand. Boobs are not as sore. slight nausea. Positive Clear blue digital!!! 3 weeks 6 days pregnant!
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I account my pregnancy 100% to the ketogenic diet, if i do not count my carbs, and my calories i do not ovulate. It took me 7 months from starting this diet to convenience after 5 years of nothing. If you have PCOS try it, you will see vast improvements. I pray this bean is a sticky one! Baby dust to all!!!

BFP 10 DPO 9 Months TTC

Finally after 9 Months TTC I have gotten my BFP!!!!

Hubby and I are 27 & 26 respectively. We have been actively trying since we were married last year.
Here's what we did differently this month:

- I got a new job and was quite stressed.
- We went on vacation the week before my new job starts (I was supposed to ovulate on vacation and I DID NOT! I ovulated late)
- I kept drinking coffee/wine whenever I wanted (obviously up until BFP)
- NOTHING ELSE!

My husband and I have tried every trick in the book: Pre-Seed, the StorkOTC, Mucinex, special diets, fertility tea, no caffeine, no wine, ovulation kits, legs in the air after sex... everything. You name it, we have done it.

This month, we assumed I would ovulate right at the end of our vacation so we made sure to BD lots right near then. I didn't bring my thermometer on vacation so I had no clue whether or not I truly ovulated as this was the only tracking I was doing. When we got back, I started temping again. Then, a week AFTER I was suppose to ovulate I had a major temp dip into the mid 96s which is classic ovulation temp dip for me. Hubby and I BD that morning before work (I don't lie in bed after, but rather, get up and work out for an hour!) Now, here we are 10 days later with a BFP!!!

DPO:
1-4: Nothing out of the ordinary

5: A rather significant temp dip (thinking this was implantation dip)

6: Bad Headache all Day.. took Advil in the am and pm

7: Wake up to a nose bleed and high temps. Typical PMS symptoms of sore boobs and back ache set in. Also Dizzy, Exhausted, Cramps on and off all day and night, and the weirdest one: FREEEEEEZING cold feet (literally wore wool socks all day AND slippers and my feet were still Freezing cold).

8: Nose bleed again in the morning. Backache, bloating, sore boobs. Went to a wedding and had to leave early because I felt nauseous.

9: Nose bleed again, backache, bloating, sore nipples only now, cramps, severe fatigue, thirsty more than normal and EXTREMELY grumpy/moody

10: BFP with FMU then held until 1pm and ANOTHER BFP. Temps keep spiking up vs prior mornings. Also stuffy/runny nose and sneezing has now started and it is CONSTANT.

Hubby came home for lunch today and I surprised him with the Positive Test through a scavenger hunt around the house :) We are both over the moon excited and hope this little one sticks!

Good luck to everyone trying and don't give up hope it will happen when it is meant to happen!

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BFP 11 DPO

About me:
I'm 27 years old and had been on birth control since 19 (Mirena for 4 years, the pill for 4 years). I came off the pill in November 2015. I started "trying" in January of this year and just so happened to ovulate 2+ weeks late and had a 50 day cycle during which I took about a billion urine tests AND a blood test and wasn't pregnant. After that I had very regular cycles (30-31 days) and always have strong right sided pain during ovulation which CD 16 or 17 and 14 day luteal phase. But THIS month I ovulated a week late on CD23 had strong LEFT sided pain. I just knew I'd get pregnant this month because my left ovary got in the game! Lol!

1 day before ovulation: Moderate left sided ovarian cramps all day, EWCM, high fertile ovulation test, BD using preseed.
O day: EWCM, positive ovulation test, excruciating left side cramp, bloating, BD once with preseed.
1 DPO: ovarian cramps gone, thank God!
2-5 DPO: nothing
5-10 DPO: Urinating way more often without increased fluid intake. Urine is lighter in color than usual. Waking up hungry and having to eat cereal bars on the way to work. Eating lunch on 8DPO and became very nauseous and couldn't swallow the food in my mouth! Spit it into the trash can and drank some sprite and was ok.
10 DPO: Cramps at night like AF is coming. Checks cervix, med softness and would normally be really firm this late in the cycle. I wanted to take a test but decided to wait until at least 12 dpo.
11 DPO: wakes up and cramps are still present. Finally caved and took clinical guard HCG test with 3rd or 4th urine of the day and BAM! BFP! Ran into room and showed DH two lines and of course he didn't know what it meant lol. But now we are ecstatic. So excited for our first baby!
If you're expecting, congrats! If you're trying, the best thing to do is RELAXXXXXX.

BFP after 2 years, pcos, low morphology

So I've never posted on a forum....just searched and read them for what feels like almost daily for the past 2 years and 1 month. I told myself (and I even made a promise to God and I'm not very religious) that if I get a positive I will share my story.

I have had PCOS since I was 24 (probably longer but that's when I began treatment) so I knew getting pregnant would be hard. I suffered with horrible cystic acne and was on bc and Spironolactone for like 5 years until after I got married at the age of 30. (I'm 32 now DH is too) We started trying for a baby around May 2014. My cycle was immediately out of whack after stopping bc and my skin was too. Let me add I also have Hashimotos (hypothyroid) I started researching foods and diet and decided to go Paleo. I was very strict in the beginning, eating very low card,absolutely no dairy and all grass fed meat. My period and skin improved almost immediately. My face was more clear than when I was on the pill. Let me add by saying I have Lean PCOS so I'm not overweight which actually makes things more difficult. It was very difficult to be strict but I kept with it as much as I could. I let more things into my diet but stuck with dairy free and gluten free because that kept my skin clear and cycle somewhat normal. After a while my cycle settled around 36 days being the average length, sometimes 42 days sometimes 32 days. It was difficult to track my ovulation if I didn't pee on an opk. Which was expensive month after month because I could only interpret the digital ones. After a year or so of trying my husband was tested and it came back that he had low morphology. 1% to be exact. He tested again and it went up to 3%. His counts and all other numbers were fine. Tested neg for vericicole. I tried charting, my temps were all over. We would bd everyday in the fertile week, sometimes every other day...we gave it our all every month. My obgyn told me there is nothing more she could do for me. Finally we went to a fertility specialist who told us that because of the morphology we would most likely need to do IVF. She sent us home, gave my husband some supplements which included L Carnitine Fumarite 500mg 2 pills twice a day, acetyl L carnitine 1 pill twice a day, and a pouch of emergen c each day. After 3 months he was supposed to retest his semen, and after my next period I was to begin a million tests. A month before our apt I fell pregnant. I just found out last night. I truly believe that morphology means nothing and there is hope just keep trying. This cycle I was desperate and I pulled out all the stops. I tried everything I had ever read in a forum. I used the digital opk, mucinex during my fertile week, preseed during intercourse, andI bought soft cups to insert after intercourse to keep the sperm in (which was a nightmare and I couldn't get it out for a while. We didn't get a chance to bd the day after ov but did 2 days before, the day of and two days after. I didn't think I was pregnant. I had stopped drinking coffee two months prior and my boobs didn't seem to get as sore each month anymore so sometimes they did sometimes they didn't. Leading up to now every month I felt pregnancy symptoms so I didn't even want to bother testing. What I did notice was my boobs hurt again, they hurt earlier on and never tapered off. my nipples tingled. I felt very hot and very cold. I had cold sweats at night. I felt twinges in my abdomen. I finally tested at 18dpo and received a strong two blue lines immediately. I'm Still in shock.

If I had to give any advice it would be change your diet, if you have PCOS you probably shouldn't be eating Dairy. Cut out gluten and eat low carb, sugar wreaks havoc on your ovaries. I love coffee but when I stopped drinking it my PMS symptoms all went away, and also weird pimples I would get on my neck/lower jawline. If your husband has sperm issues tell him to take the supplements listed above. And don't lose hope!!!!!!

1 year ttc (almost to the day!)

Hello everyone,

I'm so happy and excited to be here finally able to share my story. On June 12th last year my husband and I decided to start trying for a baby. We BD a couple of times and I was sure I was pregnant....then came the reality. Coming off the pill after 10 years I had forgotten my periods used to be non-existent. My hormones were no longer regulated and they were all over the place - I was all over the place.

It has been such a tough year, I've had to wake up and take responsibility for my own body. My diet has done a 360' I no longer smoke and I exercise daily....the weight dropped off and this month my BFP finally happened!

By DPO is my favourite sort of story so here goes:

CD33 I ovulated

DPO1 no EWCM today, after 8 continuous days.! BBT also raised, and mood dipped slightly so figured I had finally ovulated

DPO2-5 really bad periodic cramping and gas along with - TMI alert - snot like CM. Slightly anxious and paranoid (hormones)

DPO6 boobs start to get sore and I worry I'm out, isn't it too early for sore boobs?! But feeling very happy & balanced

DPO8 more snot like CM and cramping in the night (hoping it's a good sign!)

DPO9-10 Mega thirsty. More yellowy discharge with tinges of brown.

DPO11 Now mega hungry! Getting lower backache, again worry I might be out...nipples still sore and is it my imagine or appear bigger...?

DPO12 Positive on FRER the line was so beautifully pink I was so happy!

DPO13 tested again on Clearblue get a 'pregnant 1-2'

Good luck to everybody reading this, these stories are what kept me going through the lonely, dark times, I'm glad to be able to share my experience oxoxox

BFP - at FIFTY !

Yes..you read that right! Had our first daughter at (almost) 42 - The "old-fashioned way" - no IVF or ART at all !
Yes, I am aware of "what could happen" but, I'm in fairly good health (well-controlled diabetes) I don't smoke or drink. Our daughter turned out just fine - she's nine now .

Symptoms started at 3DPO (unusual for me!)

I ovulated later than usual -usually 'right on time' -cycle day 14 - this time, it was about cd twenty
started feeling 'flushed' about 3 DPO . Had to 'go' more often. EXCESSIVE saliva !

Other than those - pretty much nothing. Also unusual for me as, normally the DAY after O, my nipples get SORE, and stay that way until af shows up. This time, they didn't !

Look...if a *MIRACLE* can happen for ME , it can happen for YOU, too ! *BLESSINGS*

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Finally confirmed BFP on CD 49! Late ovulation (CD 39) & Possible BFP on 8 DPO

Hi Ladies,

My purpose of writing this isn't to brag. I feel like everything in my life I can control and be successful in except for my TTC journey. God has humbled me, taught me patience and how to fully trust him in him through the process of TTC. I learned that it's okay to be vulnerable and it's okay to cry or feel like I'm a defect. The purpose of me writing this is to help other women get through this crazy TWW and TTC journey. I read through so many stories and it kept me sane so I really hope that my story will help you too.

***Please listen to the song "Who You Are" by Jessie J. It helped me through my hard times and frustration.

About Me

I'm turning 33 in a week
Healthy weight
Have not been diagnosed with PCOS although my cycles can be anywhere from 30-40+ days
Carried a healthy baby to full term already
Have a desk job so not physically demanding
Love sweets and drink coffee

My Crazy Cycles/LH Surges

In the 8 months that I was TTC, I only ovulated 5 times because one cycle was over 50 days long and I believe it was an Anovulatory cycle (where you don't ovulate but have break-through bleeding/spotting). In the other 6 months, only 1 month was 30 days long; the others were around 36 days long. I always get a ALMOST or even Positive OPK 7 days before the REAL Positive OPK. For ex: I'll get 1 positive OPK on CD 18, but it's only one, then the rest are negative. I test 5 am and 5 pm from CD 11-AF. Then on CD 25 I'll get the real deal. How do I know it's the real deal? Because my OPK stays positive for 36 hrs, not 12 hours, and my BBT chart in Fertility Friend confirms my ovulation. I normally ovulate 1 day after my first Positive OPK (the real one). So CD 25 (positive in am and pm), CD 26 (positive am and pm, I ovulate this day), CD 27 (positive am only, negative by pm). We would BD on these 3 days. Note: I know people say to test with 2nd morning urine, but that's not accurate for me. It sometimes turn positive even when I'm not ovulating yet. My advice is to play around with the OPKs and learn about your body. My CM is really hard to read so I can't go by that. I also sometimes get a blazing positive OPK right before AF arrives. My Luteal Phase is anywhere from 10 - 13 days long.

What I did differently in my BPF Cycle

Honestly not much because by this time I'm frustrated. I was taking Fertilaid and Fertil CM for 30 days. I quit coffee from CD 1 to CD 35, but because I believed I was not going to ovulate anyway I started drinking it again. I was supposed to ovulate around CD 28 but I was traveling. I think the stress of traveling, refinancing my house, preparing the house for appraisal, crazy busy at work and helping my in laws purchase a house really delayed my ovulation. I convinced myself to take my temperature and continue using OPKs. On CD 38 I got a blazing positive OPK. I noted that AF is finally going to show up! My LH stayed positive for 36 hours... but AF never arrived.

Wonfo, First Response, ClearBlue Digital, ClearBlue and $1 Cheapie Reviews (My very first BFP)

1 DPO - 5 DPO: Nothing

6 and 7 DPO: For the first time in my life I'm getting heartburn BEFORE eating or drinking anything in the morning. I told my friend maybe I'm getting too fat!

On 8 DPO I decided to take a Wonfo for fun in the am. There was a line but it looked like an indent, but the line was more definite than a regular indent. I didn't believe it so I took a First Response. FRER was stark white - Big fat negative.

On 9 DPO, I felt like my left ovary was swollen. That feeling like your heart is sticking out when it's racing. Hard to explain, so I took a Wonfo at 10 pm. Looks like a indent.... or a BFP! I decided to use a Wonfo to test urine again, and use the 3rd Wonfo to test water. The water Wonfo came out stark white while the 2 urine ones had "indent" lines. After 30 minutes of looking at them under several lights I decided that it's probably 75% a BFP. But I didn't let myself get excited yet.

On 10 DPO, I tested with Wonfo with first morning urine. I see another "indent" or.... BFP! I took out my blue dye ClearBlue Easy. Faint cross (positive). I tested with the $1 cheapie. Faint line again. Then I took out the Digital ClearBlue Advance that I stashed away. At 2 minutes; BAM, "Pregnant, 1-2)!!!!! Okay, I finally believe it. LOL. Please note that the last cycle I got a bad batch of Wonfos that gave me 7 false positives out of 25. I also got a false positive with FRER in that cycle as well. Symptoms: Light backache on left side. Ovary feels swollen/sore.

All praises to our lord!

Hello!
I've been a stalker if this site and baby center. And I'm so blessed to have gotten my bfp!

History: I have two beautiful children Alayah and Derrion 11/9. Boy and girl. When I conceived them, they were not planned. And I took advantAge of the blessing God has giving me.

Now I'm Divorced from their father, and are engaged to my boyfriend of three years. When we layed eyes on eschother we knew it was going to be the end of dating and beginning of our future.

We tried to conceive for two years, and finally got our bfp with lots and lots of prayer and prophesies.

This cycle symptoms:
Day 1-4 period

Started bding on cycle day 5
Every other day!
Started temping on cycle day 7 with ovulation detected on day 16...

I've had cramping and pulling sensation leading up to my bfp,
I got what I thought was my period on day 26 with AF expected on day 25
It lasted 2 days, then I took a test ($tree) and it came positive on day 30th!

I'm spotting pink only when wipe and praying for a healthy pregnancy! Please help me pray babies our a true blessing from God and we're thankful

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After a BFN I assumed I wasn't pregnant! What a shock!:D

Wow . Wow . Wow!! So I just got my BFP and am In absolute shock . Have been so excited to post my story to give you ladies hope. I never thought this kind of thing would happen to me.
A couple of weeks ago I posed a story in the 'do you think I'm pregnant part' with 8 votes yes I did a test the next day , bfn! (15dpo) This made me so upset because I was so sure of ovulation based on my symptoms, but because I get long irregular cycles thought I'm heading for another 8 week cycle. Anyway a couple more weeks had passed I even ordered ovulation tests and preg tests , they showed up in the mail and I thought since I have a bunch I'm gunna test with one of each , O test and preg test. They both showed up 2 lines!! I was seriously in denial , but read that O tests will show positive if pregnant aswell. Peed on 2 more sticks over the day and yep positive too. Doc confirmed it for me just need to get a dating scan now. Think I'm 6 weeks.?
Anyway in terms of symptoms , as I posted in my am I preg story ,
I noticed a metallic taste first thing around 9-10 dpo as well as some nausea. Within the week my boobs have felt fuller and slightly sore - still waiting for period.. After husband and I had sex around 10dpo I noticed alight pink spotting. Then over the next two weeks because I assumed I wasn't pregnant I didn't track really although its all making sense now I noticed I woke up one night and felt like I was going to vomit, went back to sleep. Have been feeling flat and tired at work, more hungry then normal and picky with my food choices. Super forgetful and ditzy about things (kept loading the washing machine and forgetting to start it lol) been gassy , cm has been between thick and creamy to lotiony but always present( not heaps). Veiny full boobs. But that's about it! I never thought I'd get a false negative and did not think id fall pregnant on a long cycle ever! Can I also give a massive credit to fertilitea! It's incredible stuff!
Baby dust to all !! xxxx

BFP

Hey everyone!

I wanted to share my BFP story in hopes of giving someone hope abd motivation like this website has given me.

I had an MC at 15 weeks in march, my DH and I were heartbroken but wanted to keep working on our now rainbow baby! First cycle didn't happen for us so I got some OPKs downloaded an app and was determined to succeed. And today my BFP!!

So here's how my cycle went:

Cd1-cd6 period (I usually have heavy ones this ond was no exception)
CD 8 : positive opk, BD
CD 9- CD 12: negative opk, BD just in case
CD13- CD 20: BD every other day just for fun
CD 21: positive opk ( what the what?!!) No BD didn't have the opportunity.
CD 22- CD 23: positive opk again!!! BD on CD 23
CD 24- 30: negative opk, felt like we missed out since we only had the chance to get at it once sp bd every other day without giving it a lot of thought.
CD 31-cd 34: HPT negative BD again for a good measure.
CD 35 or more like cd 1 since af arrived.

BUT wait, there's more...

CD 1- CD 6: period completely normal for me heavy period nothing out of the ordinary.

CD8: decided to take opk since last month waa so strange and guess what: blazing positive so, BD again and throughout until CD 11

Now comes the fun part

I found it strange that I kept getting blazing positives non stop and I've read a lot about the fact that if opk stays posituve for longer it could indicate pregnancy so decided to take HPT without any hopes and guess what faint positive, not a squinter.

Next day (today) took more hpt's including the digital all show BFP and significantly stronger then yesterday! How could this be? I mean I've as well have been having spotting since cd 9. Tomorrow going to doc to confirm but this is the strangest thing ever. Means I had implantation a day or so after my period which is practically impossible. But I am optimistic since lines have gotten a lot stronger, hoping for a sticky bean!

Don't lose hope ladies, baby dust to u all!!!

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