My husband and I are thinking about trying to get pregnant in the next couple months. I am on bith control and know that I need to have 3 periods consecutively before we can try. Is there any tips afterwards to try to conceive?
Preseed is kinda like lube, but it is designed to help the sperm reach the cervix/uterus more easily. You only use preseed if you’re trying to get pregnant.
I just purchased and started using the OvuSense kit. Unlike Ava, OvuSense is proven to work for women with PCOS, which is why I chose it (OvuSense) over Ava. I had to wait a few weeks to get the kit, and I received it Wednesday night! You wear it like a tampon while you sleep, then when you get up, wash it and use the NFC chip in your phone to link up last night's data onto a graph. There is a monthly subscription, however. The 1st month is free, then it's $35 per month or $210 for a year. Because I just lost a ton of weight, my cycles are regular, and my egg reserve and hormones all checked out, I elected to go with the month by month subscription. I paid less than $80 for the kit w/ free month & shipping. I have used it for 2 nights now. You can start it anytime as long as you accurately enter the first day of your last period as your "cycle". Down sides - if you have to get up to pee, you have to take it out and reinsert it If you want to have sex, it must come out, but you can replace immediately Just like anything foreign placed in your vagina, there is a risk of TSS. I am actively trying to lose at least 12 more lbs (I am at 174, all the way from 264) so that I am out of the obese BMI category. I also switched up my antidepressant medications from Effexor, which is a class C and Topamax for migraines (also a class C), to buproprion and BuSpar (both class B meds). I didn't want my potential baby to suffer the side effects of withdrawl from the Effexor after birth. I can tell you that getting off of Effexor was the most difficult thing I have ever done. I felt like hell, and even 3.5 weeks out, I am still adjusting. I am using the OvuSense now to establish a pattern, while I am losing the weight over the next month or 2 or 3. I had my A1C drawn at my doc office, and it is down from 7.6% last summer (full blown diabetes) to 5.4%. I am trying to keep an optimistic mindset, but I know at my old age of 38, I shouldn't expect a miracle on the 1st try. I also noticed that as I decreased the amt of Effexor I as taking (you have to titer doses down), my natural vaginal lubrication has returned, and my sex drive is MUCH improved! If you all have any questions about how my OvuSense journey is going, or have questions about the product before considering it, please don't be afraid to reach out to me. We are all here to support each other!
Your doctor told you to wait? I have pcos and my doctor told us we could start trying right away rather than wait 3 full periods. Preseed is a great product to use also get on Pinterest and look up tips for getting pregnant with pcos. That’s what helped me the most. Good luck!
Honestly, the keto diet straightened out my cycles and I ovulated on it and got pregnant after being told it would be really hard.
@A myPCOSteam Member Thank you for the tip. I will have to look into that when we are ready.