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I have PCOS and had bariatric surgery 2nd september, from 125kg im now 98 and have just found out im pregnant!

Any ladies on here experienced the same thing?
ive had alot of sickness since my op and i think this has counteracted my contraception pill with everything else going on i didnt even think about that til i missed my period.

Anyone got any good advice or stories? Im so terrified that its too soon. I lost a baby in 2019 but i was at my highest weight and unhealthy, surely the loss of 4 stone is a more positive situation to be in?

Thanks Guys i dont know where else to turn 😭

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I do know it makes you become higher risk as a bariatric patient bc I was told 2 years. I would say talk to you obgyn, Nutritionist and surgeon bc the hardest thing to do is have the baby get their nutrients. Good Luck!

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I have PCOS and had bariatric surgery 2nd september, from 125kg im now 98 and have just found out im pregnant!

Any ladies on here experienced the same thing?
ive had alot of sickness since my op and i think this has counteracted my contraception pill with everything else going on i didnt even think about that til i missed my period.

Anyone got any good advice or stories? Im so terrified that its too soon. I lost a baby in 2019 but i was at my highest weight and unhealthy, surely the loss of 4 stone is a more positive situation to be in?

Thanks Guys i dont know where else to turn [emoji24]


Please update what the docs tell you... your story and situation is very relevant on here!

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There were 2 friends of mine that this happened to, both had healthy, successful babies. Follow your plans from docs, try to get them to team up. Both friends were discouraged from gaining weight during pregnancy and took extra prenatal supplements. Everyone turned out fine. They also were encouraged to eat more veggies and fruits than most of us. You’ve got this. Congratulations!

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I have heard of a few people mention this happening on here but none of them seemed to follow up with updates. I’m sure if you include your bariatric team in the process it will be just fine. At three months you should be able to get plenty of nutrition for you and the baby. I wonder if the cravings will be less since the hunger hormone is gone for most of us. That would be ideal. Congratulations.

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