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HOW I GOT MY BFP! Spotting, PCOS,Thyroid Issues,TippedUterus

Postby jen1984 » Mon Feb 17, 2014 7:37 am

Hello
I will post my story here ... i never believed this day would come!
I am wishing that all of you who replied to me in my earlier posts at this wonderful forum have gotten also their bfp !!and to all of you who are still trying i wish you a BFP from the bottom of my heart!!!!

these are the things i did differently the month i conceived!!!!!
MY STORY
I used to have pcos took the pill for several years since i was a teenager to regulate my cycles and after stopping it i dealt with spotting up to 7-8 days prior to af!!!!

Me and my husband tried for a baby for 2 years but for the last year we went through a series of tests to find out what the problem was...
My husbands sperm is perfect and noone could explain my pre af spotting...i went to 4 different doctors !
Progesterone was great the hsg showed my tubes were open...my hypothyroidism was regulated between 1 and 2 which was perfect for conception...
However i felt that something was wrong ...that even if the egg was fertilised there was no way for it to be implanted if i already had spotting 8 days prior to my period...and thats the time of implantation...
So i started looking everywhere for info concerning my problem
I found out that many women have low b vitamins which are responsible for an unhealthy second phase(after ovulation)these women experience spotting before period and are unable to conceive...these women also tend to have thyroid issues!!!
ADVICE please if you are trying for a baby have your thyroid checked TSH should be between 1 and 2!

My endocrinologist also put me on metformin (the previous month before i conceived)which is proved to be linked with good quality eggs...and to women who have/had pcos even if they dont have the typical syndrome metformin does miracles!!!!!

So the month before i got pregnant i decided to start taking b6 vitamin after ovulation and suprise!!!my spotting appeared 2-3 before af!!!!!!!!!

The next month which was the month i got pregnant these are the things overall i did the same or differently than the previous months and surely these are responsible for succeding...

1)Took metformin

2)Had my thyroid tsh regulated between 1 and 2

3)Took b6 vitamin and continued for 2weeks after having a positive pregnancy test in my hands!!!i am sure it helped my endometrium to be thicker

4)Waited and didnt have sex until i had a positive ovulation in my hands i am sure in this way the sperm was the best(if you bd daily it weakens and i made that mistake the previous months)

5)We bded for 4 days in a row after the positive ovulation test

6)The month of conception was the first month that i didnt get up and go pee or washing after bd... i washed and peed before bd and 30 minutes after bd i used baby wipes but carefully not to kill any sperm...(we bd-ed at night and actually slept through the night ...didnt get up)

7)In these 30 minutes after bd i layed for 5minutes with a pillow under my b**t but for the next 25 minutes i turned around facing the bed with the pillow under my belly because i have a tipped forward uterus THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT since i read that women with tipped forward uterus help the sperm move when lying on their belly its because of this uterus anatomy the have ...i had read women who had actually tried IVF without success and had unexplained infertility got pregnant this way!!!!

So you see its a combination of factors...each woman is unique but i am sure i will help many women with my post...dont lose hope!!!
I had lost mine...but you see even i gave up hope i was trying to find info because its the worst thing the doctors to tell you you are fine not be able to find the cause of the spotting...i always wished to tell me you have this problm take this medication and you will be fine...i cried myself to sleep everynight...the worst days were the ones af arrived...and the ones i was informed about other women pregnancies...
I wish you all from the bottom of my heart to get your bfp!!!!!and i am sure you will just dont give up like i did!!!!
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Re: HOW I GOT MY BFP! Spotting, PCOS,Thyroid Issues,TippedUt

Postby vanjust14 » Thu Feb 20, 2014 10:45 am

What a great story, I'm sure it will give hope to many woman with similar issues. Congrats!!!
Me: (Vanessa) 37
DH: 31
DS: 16


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08/13-12/13 5 rounds of 5mg Femara=BFN
01/14-10/14 relaxed cycles=BFN

11/16/14-11/23/14 75iu Gonal-F injections + trigger
11/24/14 IUI #1=BFN

4/21/15 :bfp:
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Re: HOW I GOT MY BFP! Spotting, PCOS,Thyroid Issues,TippedUt

Postby queenypink » Sun Feb 23, 2014 4:22 pm

Congrats on your BFP! Your story is similar to mine. I always spot before AF - usually around a week or so before the witch shows, and no doctor has ever figured out why. Like you, all my tests have come back normal. I like the idea of vitamin B6, and I too will start taking it after O to see if it helps. I mean, it can't do any harm, right?

Can I just ask, do you take it after your pos OPK, or after your temp shift?
Me: 33 Yrs. Cervical cancer SURVIVOR! Treated w/radical trachelectomy, lymphadenectomy & circlage. Sucky FSH (12) & AMH w/in the normal/low range
DH: 38 Yrs. SA came back low-ish
Official Dx: Unexplained

Five unmedicated IUI's - All Neg.
| 29.03.14 | 29.04.14 | 23.06.14 | 22.07.14 | 19.08.14 |

IVF #1: Baseline Mar 17/15
ER Mar 30th -- 15 eggies collected, 13 mature, 10 fertilized naturally
ET Apr 4th -- 4AA Blastocyst Embaby <3
6 perfect frosty day 6 blasts/expanded blasts

BFP at 8dp5dt
Beta 10dp5dt April 14th - 179
Beta #2 12dp5dt Apr 16th - 519
Beta #3 16dp5dt Apr 20th - 2698
Beta #4 20dp5dt Apr 24th - 8337
DD born Oct '15 at 32wks gest. She's perfect!

FET #1: May 2/17 BFN
FET #2: June 6/17

BFP 8dp5dt
Beta 10dp5dt - 498
Beta 12dp5dt - 1473
Beta 19dp5dt - 11 430
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Re: HOW I GOT MY BFP! Spotting, PCOS,Thyroid Issues,TippedUt

Postby jen1984 » Wed Mar 05, 2014 8:25 am

queenypink wrote:Congrats on your BFP! Your story is similar to mine. I always spot before AF - usually around a week or so before the witch shows, and no doctor has ever figured out why. Like you, all my tests have come back normal. I like the idea of vitamin B6, and I too will start taking it after O to see if it helps. I mean, it can't do any harm, right?

Can I just ask, do you take it after your pos OPK, or after your temp shift?


thank you!!!!!!
no b6 wont do any harm actually the doctors highly reccomend it to pregnant women as it also helps with the nausea...
i took it from the next day after i had the darkest line on the ovulation test...
when it comes to temping i tried it a few cycles and it always made me more stressed...plus in order for it to be correct you must take your temp every day before getting out of bed at the same time (not too early in the weekdays and late at weekends lol)and after a full 6 hour sleep...with all the stress of ttc i couldnt do that i suffered from insomnia!
in my case my no1 sign of ovulation was always the mucus of the cervix if i say it correctly... i didnt believe it when i read it and yes it has to be like the egg's clear and stretchy!so i also started paying attention to any mucus on the toilet paper... so this factor in combination to the ovulation tests really helped me...i bought from ebay uk from the fertility shop if i am not mistaken a package of 50 ovulation tests really cheap 5-10 pounds?and around the days which i thought ovulation would happen i took one in the afternoon and one in the evening...the surge might make the line darker for only a few hours and you might miss it...in this way you cant!
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