I'd also suggest going to the doctor to discuss and find a doctor you trust who has no problem answering as many questions as you ask. Take a list of questions so you don't forget any. My doctor usually takes my list and goes through it answering all my questions. I also have short cycles and he keeps telling me it's ok. My last 3 cycles have been 24, 25, and 22 days. I've read about leutal phase deficiency, but don't know much about it yet. I think it's when you ovulate at the normal time, but then the part of your cycle after ovulation isn't long enough. I have an HSG today to check for blockage. I'm trying to be patient with this journey, but that's not my strongest trait.View Thread
I'm right there with you guys. We haven't told very many people what's going on so I get a lot of people asking when we're going to have a baby. Everyone around me is having babies, seriously 3 new niece and nephews and 6 babies at work out of 28 people! My sister went through all this and has a beautiful baby girl so she's really good to call and talk to. My sister-in-law didn't have trouble getting pregnant but had 2 miscarriages before her perfect little boy so she's been good to talk to also. My biggest shock has been my best friend. She hasn't started TTC yet so she doesn't understand what I'm going through and she says all the wrong things and upsets me to the point I've been trying not to discuss it with her. It's really driving a wedge between us and I don't know what to do about it. Hopefully we'll all be able to move on soon to enjoying every minute of pregnancy.View Thread
Sounds like it's time for a new doctor! That's very negative to tell you it will be near impossible to get pregnant. Plenty of women with PCOS get pregnant and have healthy babies, you just need a little extra help. Metformin and Clomid are the most common, but there are other options too. My sister has PCOS and a perfect little girl that's almost 3 months old. My doctor hasn't diagnosed PCOS because I only meet 1/2 the criteria, but he's giving me clomid since I wasn't ovulating. My sister and I both work with our regular OBGYN's that we've been seeing for years and if you work it out right the insurance should pay for most of it except the clomid. A good doctor is critical in this journey.View Thread
That's awesome! I don't think I'd have the courage to say it either, but you never know what I'll do if pushed far enough. Most people don't know we're TTC so I mostly get asked when we are going to have kids or if we're going to. It hurts and I don't know what to say. I don't want everyone in my business. I've tried a few different responses, but the best I've come up with so far was to someone I know pretty well. I tried my usual vague we haven't decided and he pushed that I'd be a good mom and we should have one. I finally said it doesn't come as easily for some of us as it does for others. It took a second and he said got it, keep at it. He hasn't said another word to me about the subject.View Thread
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