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Hello, I am a 34 years old and have been trying to get pregnant for 2 years. I have been on Clomid & Metformin for the past 14 months, & I have had 2 operations to remove endometriosis, a cyst on my ovary & a septum in my womb. I have been diagnosed with PCOS (Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome), Endometriosis, Clinical Depression, IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), FMS (Fibromyalgia Syndrome) & Asthma. I am starting to lose hope. Is there any advice any can give me?  
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I went today for my first acupuncture appt (I'm doing my first IVF cycle) and I read that this Dr treats almost all those conditions as well, maybe you should see one. I really liked the experience today, it made me feel very relaxed ;)
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Advice - dont give up hope. I have PCOS, fibromyalgia, depression, 2 miscarriages, 3 failed IUIs and now Im on first round of IVF and Im producing lots of follicles and my levels are good. I truly believe its going to happen for me. I have been trying for 4 years with my lovely husband. I am 33 years old. IT WILL HAPPEN XXX
try a whole foods diet for fibro and depression - read eat to live by dr furhman. Diet can help most ailments xx keep smiling
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Hello honey! Sometimes this is really hard to have hope. And when you feel like you have some this is really hard to save it for a long time. I was diagnosed with PCOS. Treatment didn't work for us. Now I'm thinking about IVF with using donor eggs. This opportunity just popped out in my life and I'm kind of lost and scared. I understand that this is my chance to have a baby. This is my chance to have everything I've been dreaming about. But everything I can think about is "what if it also doesn't work for us?" When I think about the whole process we will have to face... I don't know… I feel like I'm not ready maybe. I can't explain what is happening inside me. I have so many questions and not so many answers. Maybe if I know more about the procedure it will be easier for me to accept it. I want to stop being so negative and so depressed all the time. I was a completely different person 8 years ago. My long and exhausting ttc turned me into a person I don't want to be. I hope IVF will work for me! I wish you the best of luck!
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Hi, ladies! Too many of us struggling, I'm sad..
I'm so sad this happens to women desperate for their babies! I can definitely relate.   My ex partner and I ttc for 13 months unsuccessfuly. He has a kid from a previous marriage, so refused to see adr and we finally broke up over it. That left me 37, single and desperate for a baby. Now I'm 40 yo. Together with dh we want a baby the most in this world. Our tests came in healthy but a low amh (10.8). So apart from being old  and fat there's no explanation.  Now we've put all our hopes into ivf treatment.
You seem to suffer too many issues, hun! Have you ever considered surrogacy as an option? What does your dr suggest?
Hope you're well. Take care. Wish you all the best x
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