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Trying to conceive with PCOS can be frustrating to say the least. That's why it's so inspirational to hear the success stories of women who have successfully achieved pregnancy with PCOS. You'll find those stories here in abundance… enjoy!

We also recommend that you check out the success stories of women with PCOS taking FertilAid. We recommend FertilAid for all trying-to-conceive women, but especially women with PCOS.

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Twin BFP with IVF/ISCI after 12 yrs TTC

Hello there, just thought I would had mine.

I fell pg with DS at the age of 24, we then started for number 2 a year later. After 12 years and every test, being told I had PCOS and DH had low sperm count, clomid, giving up and deciding to just have 1......we then then decided with me at 38 to try again with IVF.

Drugs used were: Provera, synarel and Gonal F and then crinone gel.

Our first cycle was cancelled due to hyper stimulation (common with PCOS) and then we went again straight away.
We had an ICSI and with 18 eggs collected, 17 fertilized. we then had 2 put back..........They went in at 4 days.

In March this year I gave birth to two beautiful baby boys.

Hope it helps, best wishes to you all.

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BFP with Double IUI/Male Factor/PCOS

I have been hesitant about announcing this, b/c I am afraid of jinxing myself!!

After a year of infertility (PCOS and MFI after VR) we are pregnant! Tuesday my beta was 22 and the p4 was 14.7, then Thursday it went to 50 with a p4 of 21.3. We are in shock!!! We went through 4 cycles of IUI to get here!! This cycle we did a double insemination. The first IUI this cycle dhs total motile count was 1.2 million, and day 2 it was 6.8 million with a motility grade of 2!!! I had 1 or 2 follies. Although I have 2 pos betas, and increasing p4 and I have m/s I still think it must be a joke!!! I just had beta #3 drawn and I should get those results in a few hours.

Have hope ladies, I wasn't all to sure this day would ever come and now we have been blessed!!!!

BFP with Twins after Injectibles Cycle

BFP with Twins:

Well I just got my BFP today after my 1st cycle on injectables. I tested BFN @8 dpo and 10dpo (I was testing to see the trigger leave my system) and I got gorgeous BFPs @12dpo in every test I tried (including OPKs).

At 10dpo I got a few drops of pink but "sticky" CM and really sharp AF pains and my bbs hurt a lot less so I thought AF was coming.

11dpo I was awaken from a deep sleep by the cramps from AF.
All day I could cry at the drop of a hat. I was SO bitchy to hubby, virtually wanting to bite his head off.
I was sweating (still am) SO much I needed to chance my t-shirt. My whole body felt SO hot but I had no fever.
I felt so dizzy (still do) I thought I would pass out and I was seeing double. I didn't really want to eat but I was hungry.

12dpo, fluttering in my left ovary which is enlarged during to OHSS. AF cramps continue but are less painful and last only a few minutes. The pain from my ovary wraps around and is more like a backache than an abdominal pain. BBS hurt more.

I can swear the veins in my wrists are SO prounounced!
My hair is dry and wild no matter what I do. I have also grown so much more new roots and my hair in my legs grow faster.
My pee smells like male urine!! Yuck!
I am very hot and I am usually a chill-chick.
I pee every half hour no matter if I drink or not any water.
Everything smells different.
I don't crave coffee and I didn't get withdrawal headaches!! I am a coffee addict (though I only drink 2 cups a day, nothing excessive, I just looove my coffee)

What I didn't get and I almost always got in all my other cycles (this is the first time I get PG):
I didn't get the excess creamy CM I get right before AF is due. In fact I am rather dry.
I didn't get the "loose stool" I get before AF. (sorry if TMI)
I didn't get acne.

Hope this helps!! Now all I have to do is figure out how to stay PG

Many hugs to you!

About Me: Chronic annovulation probably due to high LH or as they call it, assympomatic PCOS. Tried every herb & pill & remedy, changed 3 doctors & finally got PG on my first cycle on injectables. Was very sick with OHSS but got my BFP!! CD14 shows at least 7 mature eggs. Lining 15mm on CD15. HPT (x3) on 26/3 BFP!!! Beta @14dpo 156.4 - Stick Baby!! Beta @16dpo 222, Prg 136. Beta @20dpo 1202.4!!! We have a sac and a disk @5w!! We have a heartbeat @6w2d!!! Baby measures right on target, heard heartbeat 180bpm, 11mm @7w 2d!!! U/S @8w 2d shows TWO babies!!

BFP with Low Count & PCOS

My husband and I have been TTC for two years. I have PCOS and he has a low sperm count. We have been through many test. We did 3 rounds of clomid and were going to the doctor to do an IUI. We decided to take a month off. I was very emotional and TTC was making me a wreck. Well on CD9 of our break cycle I spotted after intercourse which has never happened to me. Still have no clue if that has anything to do with this. About a week before AF was due I was nauseaus and my gums bled when I brushed. The day AF was due I had horrible cramps. Some cramps were so bad I felt like I was going to pass out. I kept running to the bathroom all day but no AF showed. The next day I tested with a dollar tree test. I got a faint positive, but didn't believe it. I got my husband to get me a FRER. Got another faint line on that one. The next morning tested again another faint line. Tested today the line is not as dark as the control line but much darker than before. It is real! I am so excited and think I have already told everyone. Miracles do happen!

BFP with Endo after Laparotomy

I just wanted to let you know that I have severe endo and am 7weeks pg. I had a laparotomy to remove my cysts and a few weeks later, surprise, I got pg! It can happen! Don't give up hope! I think this pregnancy was partly from the laparotomy and part miracle!(: When they went in, my ovaries were so swollen from the cysts that my right fallopian tube was kinked. When they removed the cysts, my tube straightened right back out. Maybe that helped. I had a cyst on each ovary.

Me 23 DH 24
PCOS/Severe Endo
SA low end of average
TTC#1 for almost 3 yrs.
1/04 50mg. Clomid BFN
2/04 100 mg. Clomid BFN
3/04 100 mg. Clomid BFN
4/04 150 mg. Clomid BFN
Switched from Gyn to RE
5/04 50 mg. Letrozole w/ hcg shot BFN
6/04 RE found 2 ovarian cysts.
6/04 to 11/04 Put on BC to shrink cysts.
8/04 CT scan-cysts are still there and they're BIG
11/11/04 Had laparotomy to remove endo cysts.Ouch!
Told IVF was only hope to concieve.
12/13/04 BFP!!!(totally unexpected)
Dec. 13th Beta 1,311
Dec. 15th Beta 2,651
EDD 08/05

BFP with Clomid 50mg, cd 5-9 & PCOS

My name is Cheryl and my husband and I had been trying to get pregnant for about a year. We had tried to conceive naturally for while and then my husband suggested we get tested. My husband’s tests came back normal whereas mine came back with hormone level issues, possible PCOS. Tested to see if I was ovulating and it looked like I wasn’t.

I was put on Clomid 50mg, days 5-9, for the first time this cycle. I used to chart my temps and it looked like I ovulated cd18. I had tried the OPKs but they never showed a surge. Blood work done at cd23 showed that I did indeed ovulate. As the month went along I had ovulation type pains and cramps that were off and on for about a week, then it went away. I started feeling little changes in my body such as the enlarged breasts and the frequent urination but it was too soon to test, so I kept being optimistic and waited. I finally took and HPT on cd29 and it was positive, faint but positive. I was scared because I thought that it was just too much to hope for on the first try.

I tested a couple more times the following day and finally went in for a blood test on cd30. It came back the next day as POSITIVE!! This also happened to be a day before our anniversary so it was an awesome present to say the least. I am now 6 weeks pregnant and so thankful for my little miracle. As for the Clomid I had very little side effects, mainly hot flashes in the night. It did the trick for ovulation. The only other thing we did differently is use Preseed for the first time. Thanks again to all the ladies who contributed their stories. It was very encouraging to read them all. Good luck and baby dust to all!!!

BFP the Break Cycle before IVF

My husband and I have a beautiful daughter, born July 1997, for the last 6 years we have been TTC #2, with no luck. I have polycystic ovaries and had put a lot of weight on. Last February 2004. I was given Metformin in order to help me lose a lot of excess weight I had. To date I have lost 3 stone (42llb).

So after 6 years, 3 years of Clomid (on & off), we decided to embark on IVF. Our 1st consultation was on 8th June 2005. BUT GUESS WHAT:- WE FOUND OUT WERE PREGNANT ON 6th JUNE 2005. (2 days BEFORE our IVF consult!!!!)

We still cant believe it, I have done 8 pregnancy tests and had it confirmed by the doctor, we are still in shock at the moment. My fertility doctor has asked us to come in for a scan on 27th June 2005, to check that things are alright. (I pray they are).

I think the reason that this has happened is because the last month before IVF, I decided that there was no way we would get pregnant on the last month before IVF. Also trying for 6 years, there was just no way it would happen.

Well I couldnt have been more wrong.

I hope that I can give hope to the many other women like me out there.

Good luck to you all.

BFP with 150mg Clomid, cd 3-7 & PCOS

Still in shock after testing BFP this morning on 13DPO.

Came off BCP after 3 years in August 2004, and had 3 or 4 normal periods, which then stopped entirely. After many blood tests and eventually having to pay to see a private consultant, i was diagnosed with PCOS due to abnormal hormone levels (high FSH:LH ratio, high testosterone and high prolactin).
Was given Clomid and told to take 50mg days 3-7. I also had bloods taken on days 21 and 28 to check progesterone levels to see if the Clomid had made me O.
After round 1, there was no O at all.
Round 2 was 100mg on days 3-7. Again, O.

I was absolutely devastated as I had such high hopes for Clomid after hearing of all the BFPs on this site. My doc told me that I was probably Clomid resistant and said i could do one more round at 150mg days 3-7, and then switch to Tamoxifen.
Round 3 showed no ) by day 21 with a progesterone of less than 1, so I assumed that my day 28 would be the same.
I phoned for the results last week, and was astounded when the nurse said that the levels were over 30.
I was thrilled to even O, but had no hope of a BFP since my DH was out of town for 5 days around this time and so thought that our timing was well off. Because i was so sure that Clomid was not working, I even stopped taking my temp and so have no idea when I actually O although it must have been somewhere between day 21 and day 28 based on bloods. This morning, I found a HPT in my bathroom which I forgot I had, and even though I have been trying to wait until after 14DPO, I thought I would just take it for a laugh.
I nearly fainted when it came up BFP!
I wrote 'BABY' on my stomach with an arrow pointing downwards and went in to DH who was still in bed, and asked him to lift up my Tshirt. He was over the moon.

So, signs and symptoms over the last week.....
- For the last 4 or 5 days, I have been having weird cramping pains in my uterus? and ovaries?, sort of quite sharp and stabbing.
- Last night, I did think my labia (TMI) looked a bit darker and swollen.
- CP has been low and firm and closed for days.
- Not much CM to speak of but the stuff i have had is yellowish and thick.
- Boobs a tiny bit sore but probably wouldn't have noticed it if I had not been looking for this. Nipples also a bit sensitive.
- I am a vet nurse, and at work, was cleaning out a poopy dog kennel and started to gag at the smell even though I am usually not phased at all by poo, blood or anything else. Also started to gag at the smell of cat food and when cleaning out my own cats litter boxes.
- One incident of pins and needles in my right wrist and fingers which lasted about 2 minutes.
- Achy feeling in my groin and area where my legs join on to body, kind of dull and crampy.

That's all I can think of just now.
Still in shock.
Thank you God.