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Ovulating, or not says the specialist

Postby Debbkinz » Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:38 am

Hi ladies!, so I seen my specialist after struggling for nearly 4yrs ttc, hubby had SA done, all fine!... so it was me!.. they did my bloods for hormones and my ovulation times etc, and then did a hsg!, which eventually I clocked my left tube!, so what was wrong?. Seen my specialist yesterday and he told me I’m not ovulating properly? or not at all?. So he’s offered me CLOMID!?? now I’ve heard that it makes the chance of cervical cancer 3x more likely and that’s what put me off, but I’ve googled and there’s no hard evidence to prove this!?.. although you do get awful side affects!? Please ladies can you all let me know what your journey was like on clomid? Did u conceive? Did you have multiples?
I need to talk to my hubby about it all xx thanks in advance ladies x
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Re: Ovulating, or not says the specialist

Postby BeeCee33 » Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:35 pm

If you are worried about clomid, you can look into letrozole. It has fewer side effects and risks, including the risk of multiples. If you are experiencing weak ovulation, this means your follicles are not developing properly. They pop out an immature egg, leaving behind a crappy corpus luteum that doesn't produce enough progesterone. So even if your immature egg somehow gets fertilized and makes it to the uterus, the progesterone hasn't been doing its job of preparing the lining for implantation and won't be there to support the pregnancy. This can result in either no bfp or an early mc. Drugs like clomid and letrozole work to better develop your follicles so you are getting mature eggs and healthy progesterone levels to aid implantation and sustain a pregnancy.
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BFP Feb 20, 2017 :angel: mc @ 5 weeks

BFP June 2, 2017 :angel: mc @ 5 weeks

Henry James born 7/2015

Giving letrozole a try at 2.5 mg:
Cycle 1-- BFN
Cycle 2-- BFN
Added progesterone
Cycle 3-- BFN
Cycle 4-- BFN
Cycle 5-- IUI #1 10/4/18
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