Getting pregnant after 100 pound loss with PCOS


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I have a question. Before anyone reminds me that I am not a year post op and that I shouldn't get pregnant, I just want to give this info. I was told at my last check up that my weight loss has stabilized. I had the nexplanon birth control implant for the last eight months and I had my period the whole time. I had it removed last week. I was also given the okay to get pregnant by my obgyn. He is well aware that I have had a gastric bypass. For those of you who have PCOS, how hard was it for you to get pregnant after you lost weight? My obgyn said if I'm not pregnant in three months he would start me on Clomid to help me out, but he said since I have lost so much weight that conceiving shouldn't be an issue. Any answers or advice would be greatly appreciated.

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I also have PCOS - but I just started the steps to get my WLS.

I had my appointment with the bariatric doctor today and she was formerly an endocrinologist who worked a lot with PCOS. She said that essentially from surgery day my fertility would be through the roof.

Also, I just wanted to make sure you don't take Clomid from your OB. You should be monitored while taking it, by a Reproductive Endocrinologist, otherwise it could severely affect your fertility. You can't do more than 4-6 courses of Clomid in a lifetime.

Good luck! I'm also counting the day to surgery and then the year after so we can start our own family.

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Within two months after the surgery I was on a perfect 28 day cycle that I could almost time to the minute and without any pills controlling it. I loved that!! I was not sexually active for a long time and a month after my activity begin again I was pregnant. Unplanned but meant to be! Healthy pregnancy and extremely healthy baby.

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This thread is very informative for me, thank you to everyone who has posted!

I was just approved for gastric bypass so I am just starting all of the pre-op tests, classes, meeting, etc.

I am 32, have PCOS, been married for 7 years and never used birth control. I am hoping WLS is the tool I need to finally accomplish my dream of becoming a mother

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This thread is very informative for me, thank you to everyone who has posted!

I was just approved for gastric bypass so I am just starting all of the pre-op tests, classes, meeting, etc.

I am 32, have PCOS, been married for 7 years and never used birth control. I am hoping WLS is the tool I need to finally accomplish my dream of becoming a mother

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I'm with you.. I'm 26 been actively trying with my fiance for 6 years no luck.. I'm hoping this surgery makes my dreams come true

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I have a question. Before anyone reminds me that I am not a year post op and that I shouldn't get pregnant, I just want to give this info. I was told at my last check up that my weight loss has stabilized. I had the nexplanon birth control implant for the last eight months and I had my period the whole time. I had it removed last week. I was also given the okay to get pregnant by my obgyn. He is well aware that I have had a gastric bypass. For those of you who have PCOS, how hard was it for you to get pregnant after you lost weight? My obgyn said if I'm not pregnant in three months he would start me on Clomid to help me out, but he said since I have lost so much weight that conceiving shouldn't be an issue. Any answers or advice would be greatly appreciated.

I had have paid and popped 2 out in 2 years no h surprise pregnancies no complications from gastric bypass but worked with the nutritionist. I only had been off bc for a month.

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Yeah be careful with PcoS and WLs as it can surprise everyone!

Working with our OB/GYn (Scotland here) I was gonna be referred for treatment but fell pregnant naturally - put 60lbs on tho as you do with PCoS.

Best tip is get your Folate checked, I'm pre-op but over ten years trying and sucessful suprise in 2014.

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This is great post for me. I'm 38 with PCOS. Just got married 4 months ago and my husband is 40. We both want kids, so this bypass surgery on the 31st will prayerfully bring us our family by year's end.

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Danni word of caution - your not recommended to get pregnant for 18 months after surgery - check with your insurance/doctor as you may need to have BC established like some require.

Best wishes

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