Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Our Mini B&B update
I just wanted to update you on our progress with our mini B&B. I went to the doctor yesterday and he wants to put me on Clomid. Clomiphene is used to induce ovulation (egg production) in women who do not produce ova (eggs) but wish to become pregnant. Clomiphene is in a class of medications called ovulatory stimulants. It works similarly to estrogen, a female hormone that causes eggs to develop in the ovaries and be released. Of course it has its side effects such as vomiting, blurred vision, headaches, breast discomfort and vaginal bleeding to name a few. Oh and it also increases your chances of having multiples!!! Since the ectopic my cycle has gone haywire. What used to be a very regular cycle has now taking on a mind of its own. Sometimes Aunt Flo rears her ugly head and sometimes she lies dormant. So I understood his reasoning for recommending the medication, however I am not too sure as to how I feel about this right now. Besides doing the baby dance we have not really put too much effort into conceiving at this point. I am not charting my cycle or taking my temperature. For some reason I just feel like it will happen when God is ready for us to conceive and carry our little one to full term. I have faith and believe that everything happens for a reason. Mr. is older than me by 6 years and he is obsessed with having a son but doesn't put any pressure on me or us for that matter. I just see it in his expressions around other kids or while watching TV etc. Me on the other hand wouldn't mind having a little princess in our home. So I am weighing my options and doing research right now. Still trying not to really think about it or even stress over it for that matter. I just wanted to get your thoughts and your take on Clomid. Do you know of anyone who has taken this medication and if so was it a multiple birth? Did they experience any major problems while taking this medication?