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Old Jun 5th, 2011, 06:51 AM   1
rj84
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Vitex/Ovulation - success stories/experience?


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We've been TTC now for 6 months and I've never had a +OPK - I've started taking vitex this month in hope that it may increase likelihood of ovulation - has anyone got any experience with vitex? I've been told to stop taking it at ovualtion but also told to keep going!!!!

Anything would be appreciated!

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Old Jun 5th, 2011, 07:23 AM   2
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Meeee! I fell poreggo using vitex and swear by it!!!!! It made me ovulate and within 3 months hey presto baby bingo I fell! You need to take it upto ovulation then start once AF shows up, if it does!

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Old Jun 5th, 2011, 07:30 AM   3
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thank you thank you thank you!!!



 
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Old Jun 5th, 2011, 08:41 AM   4
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I think me too!! Came off pill no af for 3 month!! Started taking vitex april 6th and o'd on the 20th!! Good luck xx



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Old Jun 5th, 2011, 08:50 AM   5
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We had been TTC 18months. using CBFM for the second cycle when I got our BFP after taking Vitex/Agnus Castus for the first cycle. My dose is in my signature.

1st cycle using CBFM i only had lows and highs then on the second cycle with the help of Vitex/Agnus Castus I went straight from low to peak (no high) cd21. We BD cd's 15,17,19, 21, 22 and 23 and got a pos HPT at 10dpo I had been BBT for a few months but never had a major temp shift so my doctor said it was unlikely I was OV'ing. I didn't ever get a pos OPK either. A scan at the end of my previous cycle to the BFP showed cysts on my ovaries so I thought "what the hell give vitex a go" low and behold I am here

Good luck with it



 
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thats really helpful thank you!!! just nicked some of hubbys EPO!!!



 
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Old Jun 5th, 2011, 11:25 AM   7
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I did get headaches for about a week when on it but they do go xx



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Old Jun 5th, 2011, 14:01 PM   8
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thats really helpful thank you!!! just nicked some of hubbys EPO!!!
Make sure you only take the EPO and vitex upto ovulation. EPO helps with EWCM but can cause uterine contrations therefore isn't suitable to take after ovulation. Keep using the OPK's to see if you get a + while taking the vitex, if you do then stop taking everything until AF arrive (fingers crossed it won't arrive and you get a BFP instead)




 
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Old Jun 15th, 2011, 10:16 AM   9
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im starting vitex today as cd 45 today and still no period



 
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Old Jun 15th, 2011, 10:33 AM   10
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I started taking it right after stopping bc and i ovulated every month. First two cycles were slightly longer than the rest. I'm not sure why people say to stop taking it after O. I took it all through my cycle and am continuing to take it through my first trimester. There is absolutely no evidence saying it is unsafe to take during first trimester, and people who really need it may need to continue it to avoid miscarriage. that is a decision you will have to make, but after doing research and speaking with my acupuncturist I decided to take it through the first trimester and have had no problems so far. As for after O, it is completely safe.
I agree epo should only be taken until O as it can cause uterine contractions.



 
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