you knew how hellish things would unroll once you got that BIG FAT POSITIVE? Yea, I almost head you scream, oh yea, of course, what a question! Sometimes I wish Id rather skipped straight to adoption. Not only my health deteriorated dramatically but what followed devastated us physically, emotionally, financially. It was so taxing on our relationship, we almost divorced. Yes, no sex drive and sex once a month once the baby is born. Yes, expensive medication regimens and frequent dr chekups. Yes, SIGNIFICANT worsening of depression. If you have depression now, boy, are you in for a great suprise of your life. Im not saying you should stop trying, but reflect on what the nature is trying to tell you. You have a debilitating, life threatening condition. Anyone with PCOS deciding for a baby is brave, but also at extreme risk for developing complications that none of the other 95 % of the population of healthy menstruating women ever heard about. Just be aware of those factors. Preeclampsi a may seem like a routine thing like Discovery health channel presents it to be, but its the leading cause of maternal and fetal deaths. It does not stop at delivery either. The pressure still spikes and you may end up in the ER 2 years post-partum with uncontrollable blood pressure. It will be hard to excersize and even go to work. IT will be at times impossible care for the infant. Depression may graduate into pshychotic hallucinations and wont be easy to treat. Please read all this and for once consider the infertility a blessing in disguise!
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