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29 Jan 2004

4 years - second time around - not pregnant yet
I have a wonderful little girl of 5. Ever since I went off the pill (about a year before I conceived her) I have had very irregular periods. My cycle varies anything from 32 - 48 days. I have breast tenderness around day 20 - 28 and then again about a week before I am going to start. This is not just slight discomfort - it is severe pain. I also get very bad back pain and abdominal cramps during this time, as well as bad depression. I am about 10 kg's overweight but I have started walking regularly to excercise. My husband is very overweight and has been diagnosed with Insulin resistance and is taking Glucophase and is now losing weight. About 2 years ago my gynea tried me on Clomid for 6 months and even did a hormone injection once. I managed to produce maybe 1 egg per month and did not get pregnant. I am putting pressure on my dh to go for a sperm test but he is baulking a bit. Promises to go, just the time is never right? They have done so many hormone tests on me it just is not funny. I have been on progesterone replacement, then I had too much prolactin, then estrogen replacement - my hormones are out of whack. I also have very high stress levels and depression (a lot of this stems from being unable to fall pregnant.) My gynea has now said that she wants to try me on Clomid for 2 months before discussing Plan B. Any suggestions? I am 30 yo and planned to have my kids close together. My little one is lonely and I crave to complete my family.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

I would go with the Clomid. If nothing happens after 2 months, have the full set of tests, including a sperm count on your husband and check that your tubes are not blocked.

Best wishes
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