Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Say No to Progestin when using Clomid

Building my fertility game plan with PCOS. I read this article and have decided to NOT take progesterone to induce menses prior to utilizing clomid or other ovulatory drugs.

"The idea behind the treatment is to simulate the bleeding that occurs at the beginning of the monthly menstrual cycle, Diamond explained.

However, women who skipped the progestin before receiving fertility drugs were four times more likely to conceive than were women given the hormone.

In addition, 20 percent of the women who did not receive progestin gave birth, compared with about 5 percent of the women who received progestin."

Read more: http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2012/05/28/Progestin-may-reduce-pregnancy-chances/UPI-99881338224133/#ixzz2I98iEhpS"

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