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    Quote Originally Posted by Shrillian View Post
    @CinderElla88 - are you overweight?
    From what I remember I think in the past it's been recommended that she gain some weight because she's quite slim?

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    I am not overweight, I am normal weight.
    I was so distracted yesterday by all the information about IVF and immune protocol that I didn't really think to ask why I was taking metformin. I was all alone and it was a lot to take in on my own.
    I called today but he's not in and they couldn't tell me anything.

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    @CinderElla88 - as you've answered "no" to our questions, you really shouldn't be taking metformin. It's only going to have an adverse effect for you. I wouldn't be taking it without being clear as to why.

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    It's so hard Cinder when going to appointments with these sort of things. I know I would often go on my own because DH was at work. I'd be so nervous because I didn't know what to expect & it was so hard to take it all in afterwards. I'm sure there's a good reason why the doctor has prescribed it for you & if he's recommended it I'd be taking it (unless you think there was a mistake made).

    How are you feeling about it all? Are they doing any follow up appointments for you? How long does he want you taking it for?

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    I emailed the FS and asked about it, this is the reply I received
    "You have polycystic ovaries and I think women taking it have better Ivf cycles and less chance of miscarriage."
    So I guess I will be taking it.

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    Oh that's good Cinder, at least you know the reason why he wants you to take it. Good luck

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    Would be interesting to know why he thinks it would assist IVF. I haven't heard of it affecting egg quality, so interested to know how else it would help.

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    Happy new year ladies 😊

    How is everyone going?

    I'm still on my journey - we're going to start IVF early this year until I saw a naturopath who said that I have an extreme estrogen dominance. This probably the core of our infertility. I'm on a strict diet (gluten, sugar and dairy free) and taking herbs to re-balance my hormones. My symptoms all makes sense now!

    check out this link for more information- you never know, it may help someone out there: http://www.womenlivingnaturally.com/articlepage.php?id=72

    I'm feeling positive

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    How is everyone doing in here? @Tiggzie @CinderElla88

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    @Shrillian - doing really well; since taking the herbs my periods are finally normal!! Just one more month of herbs and strict diet then we will try to conceive naturally for a couple of months.

    How are you going?

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