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Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 1:28pm

Clomid for poor ovulaiton / luteal phase defect

Hi all

I have been prescribed clomid for luteal phase defect - 7/8 days).

Has anyone used clomid for the purpose? If so, what did it do? Did anyone get pg?

Thanks anyone who reads and replies! :happy:
TTC since June 2009
clomid, tamoxifen, Gonal-F - BFN
July 10 IVF, Dec 10 IVF: Lister BFN (embryos all arrested after day 3)
Jan 11 - started Chinese herbs & acupuncture
Jul/Aug 11 - tamoxifen - BFN
Aug/Sep 11 - tamoxifen - BFN
Sept 11 - IUI - BFN

Chicago immune tests: CD3 = 87.7; CD19+CD5 = 12
Initial ARGC appointment Jan 2012
EDD: 19 September 2012 XXX



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Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 1:48pm


If I remember correctly I think that Compley, one of our mods, took clomid because of a luteal phase defect, and she conceived her daughter on it. So there's one success story for you :)

Good luck


ttc since July 06. 8 cycles of clomid. BFP on cycle 5 (Dec 07) ended in m/c at 9.5 weeks. Second BFP on cycle 8 (May 08)

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Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 3:45pm

Clomid lengthened my leutal phase from 8/9 days to 12/13 days and I got my BFP. unfortuantly it was shortlived as i had a heterectopic and lost both babies, but it did the job.

Fingers crossed it'll work its magic on you too

BFP: May 11 heterotopic @ 7 weeks. lost my miracle babies.

IVF: April 2012 xfingers



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Thursday, June 30th 2011, 9:38am


Yes, as Bubble says I took clomid for a short luteal phase, I had a luteal phase of about 9/10 days. I conceived my son and daughter on clomid, so really hope it has a positive outcome for you too.

Laura x

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Thursday, June 30th 2011, 8:37pm

Are you taking cyclogest too, thats what I've just been presecribed? I'm on it for next four months days 21- 28 to increase progesterone levels and my luteal phase length, if it doesn't work I'll ask about clomid - good luck coxyloxy!

Beautiful boy born in January 2007
TTC second since March 2009
Luteal phase defect - 4 rounds clomid
BFP 14.2.2012 - 2 beautiful heartbeats seen EDD 22nd Oct - Its a boy and a girl!

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