Hi, I'm 30 years old and my daughter is 18 months old, and my husband and I are trying for another child with no luck so far. I received my PCOS and Endometriosis diagnosis almost 10 years ago and I have had several surgeries along the way. I actually got pregnant with my daughter right off the bat, which was shocking to me and my reproductive endocrionologist (I've been seeing him the whole 9 years). It is true that stress can make it harder to conceive, and I had tried Femara and IUI with no luck before I got pregnant on my own. Not only do I have PCOS, but I also have Endometriosis and Adrenal Insufficiency, so yes, you can definitely get pregnant if you take the right steps and take care of yourself. Also, I highly recommend finding yourself a highly reputable Reproductive Endocrinologist. As far as the facial hair goes, I have taken Spironolactone to help, but I saw no difference with it. I took it for years regularly and came off of it only when I became pregnant. I have a new prescription for Vaniqa cream and it is supposed to be great, but you can't take it if trying to concieve or pregnant, so I haven't had it filled yet. I take Metformin for my insulin resistance. Insulin resistance does not mean you are a diabetic or you will become one...but you should take care of your body, exercise, and watch what you eat. PCOS can be very confusing, but there are a lot of good sites that offer wonderful information and support. I have an appointment to see my RE April 18th and I will receive fertility meds to help get pregnant. If you have any questions, feel free to message me.
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