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    Default Pcos, metformin and pregnancy...

    I was diagnosed 9 years ago with pcos.
    During that time I was on and off the metformin. The off was when I got sick of taking tablets and wanted to "test" it. See if it helped.

    Well, last year I finally figured out that I function best on it.

    Anyway. I'll be 29 weeks pregnant tomorrow and haven't been on it since I was ten weeks pregnant. I want to go back on it as I feel I need to.

    I don't go back to the ob until the start of August (I'll wait till then to really decide).

    But I wanted to know what opinions are of being pregnant and taking metformin.

    Thanks

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    I was diagnosed with PCOS this year and when I was found out I was pregnant my OB told me to come off it and havent been back on it since. I am 30 weeks this week

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    Guessing that this isn't something many people know much about...

    Thanks anyway.

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    I'm doing IVF and on metformin. My specialist said that you can only take it until 14 weeks, then you should stop taking it while pregnant? Your ob should be able to tell you though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clementine Grace View Post
    I'm doing IVF and on metformin. My specialist said that you can only take it until 14 weeks, then you should stop taking it while pregnant? Your ob should be able to tell you though.
    Did your specialist say why? Or not something you discussed?

    I tried googling, but I'm clearly terrible at google

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    Quote Originally Posted by detajach View Post
    Did your specialist say why? Or not something you discussed?

    I tried googling, but I'm clearly terrible at google
    hmm she didn't say why? She just said that its safe to stay on until 14 weeks because it might help prevent miscarriage, but then you shouldn't take it because it's not recommended. I'm sure your ob will know.

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    Hi, I too have PCOS and went on Metformin on the advice of the FS when TTC. I don't have insulin resistance but the FS can't explain why it works for people with no issues with insulin, but sometimes it does (and it did for me). FS suggested I stay on it for at least the first 12 weeks due to the lower rates of miscarriage. He then suggested to ween off it. Obs had a totally different view, wanted me off it after 8 weeks. I was really nervous after reading some of the studies about miscarriage rates, so he allowed me to stay on it until 12 weeks. Obs was adamant that there was no advantage of being on Metformin after this time

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    Hi All ☺

    This is my first post.
    I also have PCOS, i am 27 and have been trying to conceive for nearly a year ago.. I found out I had
    Pcos a year ago. I have very irregular periods... Maybe only 4-6 times a year. I am seeing Dr Robert Lahoud from IvF Australia and he has put me on metmorfin- i have been on it for 2.5 months now... After 3 months, he said to come back if still not pregnant.
    I an overweight about by 10-15kilos.. I am 75kgs.
    Is there any advice any of you ladies out there who have PCOS and have conceived or a pregnant, that can help me with this condition? Its so depressing sometimes... Just want to sit and cry.

    My husband and i try every 2nd day...and still nothing ..i know i am still young, but i also have a septate uterus... So i dont want to risk it, better sooner than later. And i just feel as if it is just not going to happen... And this just kills me. If i could have just one little healthy bundle of joy.. Thats all i wish for.

    Any advice at all, would be greatly appreciated.. Thank you.✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨

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    Default Pcos, metformin and pregnancy...

    İm pregnant ! 7 weeks.. Have ultrasound on tuesday... Just hope i hear the heartbeat and it is all well.


 

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