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    Default Vitex / Vit B6

    Hi everyone, Just wanting to hear if you used vitex / b6, if it worked for you and how long it took?

    We are going onto our 6th month of ttc, and in that time had 2 CP's

    Been on vitex / b6 for nearly 2 months now, just not sure how much longer to give it before going to the GP.

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    Are you tracking in any way? If not get onto that to make sure you are dtd at the right time.

    I was on vitex start of last year after 1st coming off the pill. I thought it worked really well for me but in saying that I didn't really know what my normal AF was like. We fell preg on the third cycle but unfortunately miscarriaged.

    After that I actually did a acupuncture and after 2 cycles I fell preg on the 3rd and am now 20weeks.

    I highly recommend acupuncture, and if you have phi some of it is covered.

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    Thanks for the info

    I am tracking, using opk's. I believe I had a short luteal phase, used to spot anywhede from cd22 onwards for 4-5 days, the vitex now has me spotting at cd28, then period cd29, so has certainly helped in that respect.

    I have thought about acupuncture, but don't have private health :-/

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    I have a shortish LP it is 11 days.

    So when are you Oing vs starting to spot?

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    Oh and congrats on your pregnancy!

    Well before vitex I was o'ing anywhere from cd14-16, then spotting anywhere from cd 22-26 for 4 or so days.

    This month I o'd cd15 and started spotting cd28, also cd29, today is cd30 and just waiting on full af flow lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by brodiesmummy2011 View Post
    Oh and congrats on your pregnancy!

    Well before vitex I was o'ing anywhere from cd14-16, then spotting anywhere from cd 22-26 for 4 or so days.

    This month I o'd cd15 and started spotting cd28, also cd29, today is cd30 and just waiting on full af flow lol
    That's a really good improvement. They say that vitex is one of those herbs that best take effect the longer you take it. 😊

    I would keep giving it a go, sounds like it is only improving at the moment 😊

    Acupuncture can be expensive. With phi it was $30 for the session plus herbs. Without it was $50. I went once a week.

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    Yes I am pretty happy, its definately lengthened my luteal phase!

    Oh wow, not cheap at all :-/

    We have just moved so I am not even sure if there is one near me either lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by lauzie View Post
    That's a really good improvement. They say that vitex is one of those herbs that best take effect the longer you take it. 😊

    I would keep giving it a go, sounds like it is only improving at the moment 😊

    Acupuncture can be expensive. With phi it was $30 for the session plus herbs. Without it was $50. I went once a week.
    Sorry to butt in, Mine is $65 before PHI, I get $25 back so $40, twice per week! I'm only going it for one cycle, I won't be able to afford a baby if I do any more acupuncture than that!

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    Hi Brodiesmummy
    im in a very similar situation. Onto our 8th cycle now. We had three chemical pregnancies the first three cycles of trying and now the last four cycles following - nothing. My cycles were getting long so I started to take vitex and b6 two months ago which has brought my cycle back to 28/29 days. My gp has just referred me for an ultrasound to see if there is something wrong. We have a beautiful two year old that was conceived first try so it's frustrating we are now having trouble. Hope you get your bfp soon!

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    Another supliment to look into is vitamin c. I had success using it to lengthen my luteal phase (I took elevit plus an extra vit c tablet). I can't remedy the specifics of what I took but perhaps it could be worth looking into?


 

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