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Short Luteal Phase But Got BFP

Hello everyone, I scanned this site always looking for extra hints. I had a luteal phase of about 6-8 days, I had one or two cycles where it made it to 10. I knew I needed Clomid and was impatiently waiting for my fertility appointment following all the tests..very frustrating.

If like me you have a short luteal phase do not take Evening Primrose as it delays ovulation. This cycle I decided to take two tablets of Tesco complex b supplement a day, this is supposed to help progesterone levels. I know it says one a day but after reading it couldn't harm me I took two a day from ovulation.

My cycle went on unusually long up to 30 days and I thought the complex b had began to work in lengthening my cycle (usually about 27days). I had some light spotting and was expecting my period the day later which is usual for me, but when I got to day 32 and no period arrived we did a test and I was BFP!!!!!! no doubt. I have had blood tests and been to BEP clinic (because of the spotting) and there is really a baby growing in there.

Hope this helps someone on here. Also the doctor can prescribe Clomid which my first doc said she couldn't, but I later found out they if you have short luteal phase get your bloods done and ask for Clomid while you wait for fertility appointment and take complex b twice the rec dose.


Thanks a ton for the info, I had no idea that evening primrose oil delays ovulation! Congratulations, and thanks for sharing your symptoms.

Hey there, Congrats!

Did you continue taking the B-Complex after your BFP?  or did the doctor say it was okay to stop taking it?


so excited to hear that primorse delays ovulation...i have long luteal phase...hoping this helps me..


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