+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    389
    Thanks
    57
    Thanked
    79
    Reviews
    0

    Question PCOS, Breastfeeding and Metformin use.

    Hopefully this is in the correct section, if not feel free to move it

    Anyway, I'm approaching 22 weeks pregnant with bub #3

    I was diagnosed with PCOS almost 8 years ago now, and have been on metformin ever since. Although I come off it while pregnant and breastfeeding, and also at other times (because I hate taking tablets, lol).

    Anyway, is metformin okay to take while breastfeeding?
    Will it help breastfeeding?

    I struggled badly to try and breastfeed DS and DD, and don't want a repeat. My body simply functions better when I'm on the metformin.

    Any advice/suggestions are appreciated. I'm not stressing overly about breastfeeding, but I'd really like to breastfeed longer this time.

    Thanks in advance!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    389
    Thanks
    57
    Thanked
    79
    Reviews
    0
    Found an old thread for anyone interested

    http://www.bubhub.com.au/community/f...+breastfeeding


 

Similar Threads

  1. Who has PCOS and isn't on metformin?
    By LittleDove in forum Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Chat
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 19-03-2014, 17:14
  2. Metformin for PCOS?
    By starflame in forum Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Chat
    Replies: 23
    Last Post: 27-08-2013, 17:27
  3. Metformin for PCOS
    By Ms Jo in forum IVF
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 25-03-2012, 11:52

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Melbourne Natural Medicine ClinicLeading natural health practitioners in fertility, preconception, pregnancy, and children's health. We take an ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Do u take it personally? Kids friends..General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
Pregnancy test recall!!!Conception & Fertility General Chat
Time share for holidaysGeneral Travelling with Kids Tips
Lite & Easy ???Second Trimester Chat
REVIEWS
"Pigeon teats rule!"
by Alex
Pigeon PP Wide Neck reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›