Starting a family when you have PCOS can be such a difficult and really challenging time. I was diagnosed with PCOS when we decided to start a family. And I remember the sense of depression and hopelessness so well – the feeling of being totally out of control.
And I know that my experience is not uncommon. There are literally thousands of women with PCOS who would like to start a family but PCOS can make it so difficult.
Now, I know that it is not an easy road, but I also know that it is possible. As a women living with PCOS, I now have 2 beautiful children. So, it is possible to conceive with PCOS.
There are some things that you can do to help you on your journey to becoming a momBut, there are some things that you can do to help you on your journey to becoming a mom. Many of these things you should start BEFORE trying to conceive with PCOS.
Let’s have a look at some of them:
Change the way that you eat
I think this one appears in just about every blog post I write but diet is so crucial in managing your PCOS and boosting your fertility. In fact, it is the most effective way of boosting fertility in women with PCOS. This has to be your starting point.
Now here is the thing, changing your diet will not only help with your PCOS and fertility, it will also provide amazing nutrition for your baby when you do get pregnant.
Now, it takes at least 3 months for an egg to mature and be released from your ovaries. So, changing the way that you eat before trying to conceive will be really helpful when you do start trying as your eggs and hormones would have had time to mature and release.
I know that you probably have some questions about what a PCOS and Fertility diet might look like. So, I’ve put together an ebook that goes into it in a lot of detail. You can download “PCOS and Fertility: How Diet can Help” by clicking on the button below.