Finally - Diet Plus Metformin Results in Baby

I spent my life wondering what was wrong with me.

I never had a regular period and always felt something just wasn't right. When I was 15, I went to a gynecologist due to heavy bleeding and terrible cramps. The gynecologist informed me that I had a cyst on my ovary and the best thing to do is start birth control pills to regulate my periods.

I was only 15 and still a virgin so you can imagine my humiliation when I had to explain to my friends and family.

I remained on the pill until I was married and decided to try to get pregnant. I had no idea that I had PCOS and what that meant.

After a year off the pill, no regular period and no pregnancy I was reading a magazine article on PCOS and all the symptoms. I had some, not all of the symptoms but I felt I should bring it up to my doctor and see what she said.

I was finally diagnosed. I was crushed.

The doctor prescribed Metformin and Clomid. I was determined not to go that route.

I decided to go at it myself for one year. I read all the books out there for PCOS. I tried to manage it on my own. I have a lot of will power and things did improve but I still couldn't get my periods within the 35 day ovulation period that my doctor told me about.

After a year of diets and detoxing my body I finally gave in and tried the Metformin.

I was pregnant 3 months later and now have a beautiful 8 month old baby boy. I remained on the Metformin during the first trimester and had no complications at all. I can't wait to have the next.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to PCOS Success Story.


Get Answers to your Questions about

  • Fertility
  • Weight Control
  • Hair Loss
  • Stress
  • Unwanted Hair
  • Acne...and more!

FREE PCOS Report
and Newsletter

First Name
Email *

Your email is safe with us. We respect your privacy, and you may unsubscribe at any time.


Click Here for More Info

Recent Articles

  1. PCOS Research Says 'Stages of Change' Help with Weight Loss

    May 10, 17 02:28 PM

    If you can progress through the stages of change, medical research shows that you'll have a better chance of losing weight if you have PCOS.

    Read More

  2. Naltrexone a Possible Treatment Option for PCOS?

    May 04, 17 05:43 PM

    Have you heard of "naltrexone"? It is a drug used mostly to treat drug and alcohol addiction. But in low doses, some clinicians have been using naltrexone as an "off label" treatment for AIDS, cancer…

    Read More

  3. There's a PCOS Diet that Can Make You Feel Better

    May 02, 17 11:38 PM

    PCOS Research shows you may feel better about yourself with a ketogenic type of diet.

    Read More