Vitex Success and thoughts?

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Vitex Success and thoughts?

Postby AndiA108 » Thu May 05, 2016 7:34 am

Back at it again... Took a much needed break after two rounds of clomid didn't work for me. I read up on this Vitex (chaste berry) and thought I would give it a try. I know I have a hormone imbalance from charting. That being said I'm not charting this month to see if vitex helps. I'll start next month with the charting again. Just need a full mental break from all this.

Anyways, anyone else on Vitex and do you think it's helping? How long did it take to show its effects?
ME: 29, DH: 31
TTC #1 since November 2014

01/2014 - MC 6wks
12/2015 - MC 5wks
2 Rounds Clomid 50mg - BFN
(NTNP Feb 2016 - April 2016)
09/2016 - Round 3 Clomid 50mg + 200mg CoQ10 3xs Day
10/2016 - Clomid Challenge Test 100mg - Responded well
11/2016 - Clomid 100mg - BFP 12/03/2016 -- Ended in a miscarriage: 12/22/2016

3 months after our miscarriage... 03/22/2017 - Unexpected BFP. Praying this is our rainbow baby.
04/11/2017 - 6w5d saw the heartbeat!
04/19/2017 - 8w5d heartbeat still strong @ 178 :D
06/28/2017 - It's a boy! <3

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Re: Vitex Success and thoughts?

Postby southernbelle » Mon May 09, 2016 8:53 am

Andi, I think it varies per person and their specific issues. I have a friend that tried for four years (with four miscarriages) and took half the bottle of Vitex and got pregnant with her sticky. That's all it took for her and she's on number two right now. You can look at my history/charts to see when I took it. I was off and on it last year as I took a break from it during my medicated cycles. All of my pregnancies the last year and a half were non-medicated and while taking Vitex so I'm definitely a believer. Good luck to you!
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Mar 2013 chemical pregnancy
May 2013 :bfp:
Feb 2014 Baby Girl :babyg:
Feb 2015 missed miscarriage @ 8 weeks (Vitex)
Apr 2015 miscarriage @ 6 weeks (Vitex)
Jun 2015 hysteroscopy
Aug 2015 failed IUI #1 (Femara, Follistim, Ovidrel)
Sep 2015 chemical pregnancy (Vitex)
Oct 2015 500mg Metformin, Baby Aspirin, 100mg Clomid cd 3-7 - Round 1
Nov 2015 500mg Metformin, Baby Aspirin, 150mg Clomid cd 3-7, Follistim cd 8-11, Ovidrel
Dec 2015 500mg Metformin, Baby Aspirin, Vitex, Preseed, Mucinex :bfp:
Aug 2016 Baby Boy :babyb:

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Re: Vitex Success and thoughts?

Postby AndiA108 » Mon May 09, 2016 10:14 am

Thank you!! This is definitely encouraging!
ME: 29, DH: 31
TTC #1 since November 2014

01/2014 - MC 6wks
12/2015 - MC 5wks
2 Rounds Clomid 50mg - BFN
(NTNP Feb 2016 - April 2016)
09/2016 - Round 3 Clomid 50mg + 200mg CoQ10 3xs Day
10/2016 - Clomid Challenge Test 100mg - Responded well
11/2016 - Clomid 100mg - BFP 12/03/2016 -- Ended in a miscarriage: 12/22/2016

3 months after our miscarriage... 03/22/2017 - Unexpected BFP. Praying this is our rainbow baby.
04/11/2017 - 6w5d saw the heartbeat!
04/19/2017 - 8w5d heartbeat still strong @ 178 :D
06/28/2017 - It's a boy! <3

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Re: Vitex Success and thoughts?

Postby hunnybunny29 » Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:51 am

I conceived my daughter on vitex, brought my cycle length down and I ovulated on cd24
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