Conceiving With PCOS
There’s a saying that motherhood completes a woman and a child completes a family. Whether that is true or not, I would tend to agree that it is indeed very fulfilling for a woman to be able to bear a child. Unfortunately, not all of us women are lucky enough to get pregnant due to the challenges PCOS can present, which in turn, make getting pregnant difficult.
There are so many reasons that you may not get pregnant and by now you know PCOS or polycystic ovarian syndrome is one of those reasons mainly due to the havoc it plays with your hormones, causing irregular periods or none at all!
Because PCOS is a reproductive disorder in which you begin forming multiple (polycystic) ovarian cysts, naturally one of the symptoms of PCOS is….infertility or anovulation. This is why some that suffer from it cannot get pregnant.
If you have PCOS and would really like to get pregnant, you can take the risk by going through expensive fertility treatments. This treatment you can go through is not really for PCOS, but rather infertility, so it goes without saying it will not really treat the cause of your disorder.
I tend to believe it is risky because it is known that the cysts can still be there and may interfere or cause problems with the development of your baby! Even though it is very possible to become fertile and eventually have the chance to ovulate and even conceive. The video below is a look inside the Pregnancy Miracle, a book that has helped me and other women both with and without PCOS conceive through natural means:
It has helped many women become pregnant naturally without fertility drugs or treatment and it is a worthwhile investment for those trying to conquer their infertility. It is highly recommend in your arsenal if you are serious about trying to conceive naturally.
Fertility Treatment And PCOS
Of course, taking fertility pills is definitely one way of getting pregnant, but it doesn’t mean your PCOS won’t make it difficult! That being said, Clomiphene citrate which comes in two different brand names which you probably have heard of; Clomid and Serophene. These are the 2 drugs that are capable of doing just that and promoting fertility. There are also some other drugs that may be prescribed by your doc to help promote fertility in order for you to get pregnant.
If you have PCOS you may also choose to go through some medical procedures or assisted reproduction process. One process that may help you with getting pregnant is intrauterine insemination. This is a medical procedure in which your partner’s sperm is directly placed into your uterus. Although there is low percentage of successful pregnancies with this procedure, not to mention the cost, if you have the means and are very eager to bear a child, it might be worth the try.
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Treatment
Another assisted reproduction procedure you can try if you have PCOS is in-vitro fertilization (IVF). This is where they go in and remove your egg from your ovary. Then the egg is fertilized with your partner’s sperm and is then placed into your womb. The statistics are around a 20% success rate with this procedure.
If you are determined to get pregnant with PCOS by incorporating any of the above methods polycystic ovarian syndrome may no longer be a hindrance in making that happen. Good luck!