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How to get pregnant with Irregular Periods? How to get pregnant with presence of PCOD?

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Medically Reviewed by Dr. Deepika Tiwari - MBBS on 12 Jul 2018 - Written by Dr. Nalini Mahajan - MBBS - Grammatically Approved by Dr. Kavita Jaggi Agrawal - MBBS

One needs to opt for 4 ways on how to get pregnant fast with irregular periods. These ways include eating well-balanced diet and fertility enhancing supplements, attaining healthy weight and keeping stress away. If you want to get pregnant, then PCOD problem solutions are reducing caffeine intake, and choosing for infertility treatment.

Are you thinking that how to get pregnant with irregular periods? Irregular or abnormal ovulation is a major concern, as in almost 40% cases irregular periods and abnormal ovulation are the reason. Having irregular periods, no periods, or abnormal bleeding sometimes heavy or sometimes light, simply indicates that you aren't ovulating and it's hard to conceive. This is good to know that ovulation can usually be treated with fertility drugs or medications, as it is also important to evaluate other health conditions that could later interfere with irregular periods and abnormal ovulation are the reason. Having irregular periods, no periods, or abnormal bleeding sometimes heavy or sometimes light, simply indicates that you aren't ovulating and it's hard to conceive. This is good to know that ovulation can usually be treated with fertility drugs or medications, as it is also important to evaluate other health conditions that could later interfere with ovulation, some health conditions such as thyroid conditions or abnormalities of the adrenal or pituitary glands.

How to improve chances of getting pregnant with irregular periods:

The first very important thing is to regularize your menstrual cycle that plays a very important role and increase the frequency and accuracy of ovulation. This is a good news that making a few simple lifestyle changes can simply help you improve the balance of your hormones and greatly help to make your periods more regular:

1. Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet:

Step back from the fast food corners and pizza and burgers. You should add the whole grains, fruits, and vegetables and strictly avoid foods that are high in refined carbohydrates and fat and calories.

eat healthy and balanced diet

2. Attain a healthy weight:

If you are overweight or obese you should know that your weight is obstructing your chances of conceiving, losing a few pounds through control of fast food diet and some simple exercise or active yoga can be very beneficial and may increase the chances of conceiving, especially if you have been diagnosed with lifestyle disease PCOS. The same way, if you are underweight then try adding on a few pounds and don't go for the supplements and stay organic. With this, you should know some signs of pregnancy to track your pregnancy without any delay. 

3. Take a fertility-enhancing supplement:

Every TTC or trying to conceive woman should be taking some prenatal vitamins, and should not skip taking those as it is as important as your daily diet as they are needed to sustain a healthy pregnancy and support a growing fetus healthy. If you are supplementing your diet with a fertility-enhancing supplement that contains a full dose of prenatal vitamin and some important hormone-balancing herbs like Vitex, such as FertilAid for Women, is just what you need to get your menstrual cycles back on track.

4. Exercise regularly and moderately:

Getting regular exercise or active yoga is a key to fertility and even boost your fertility. On the other hand, if you are doing too much exercise that is too hectic and heavy in nature can have a bad impact on fertility and will not boost your fertility. With this, you should know some signs of pregnancy to track your pregnancy without any delay. 

Getting Pregnant With Ovulation Problems:

Once your doctor comes to know everything about your fertility or infertility or the problems you are facing with irregular menstrual cycle then the doctor may prescribe fertility drugs or fertility boosting medications to stimulate your ovulation better. The medications contained in both Clomid and Serophene (clomiphene) is often the first choice for doctors because it's effective and has been always prescribed to women for decades. With this, you should know some signs of pregnancy to track your pregnancy without any delay. 

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS):

PCOS is a common ovulation problem caused due to lifestyle or till date its exact cause is not defined. PCOS affects about 5% to 10% of women when they are in their reproductive years is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is general hormonal imbalance and if not treated then might cause more problems and then cause ovaries to stop working. In most cases of PCOS, the ovaries become enlarged and later appear covered with tiny, fluid-filled cysts that is painful. Some of the symptoms include:

1. No periods, irregular periods, or irregular bleeding

2. No ovulation or irregular ovulation

3. Abnormal cholesterol with high triglycerides

4. Excess hair growth on the body and face (hirsutism)

5. Obesity or weight gain (although thin women may have PCOS)

6. Insulin resistance (an indicator of prediabetes)

7. High blood pressure

8. Acne or oily skin

acne or oily skin

9. Thinning hair or male-pattern baldness

Getting Pregnant When You Have PCOS:

If you have PCOS health issue and you're overweight or obese, losing weight and to maintain BMI according to your height is one best way to improve your chances of pregnancy. Your doctor might prescribe you the medications to lower your insulin level. Long and elevated insulin levels can also lead to diabetes. Women who are diagnosed with PCOS may be at higher risk for developing heart diseases, endometrial cancer, type 2 diabetes and especially if PCOS is left untreated.

1. Keep the lines of communication open with your partner.

2. Exercise regularly to release your physical and emotional tension.

3. Try out some stress-reduction techniques such as meditation or yoga.

4. Cut down on caffeine and other stimulants.

5. Agree on a medical treatment plan, including financial limits, with your partner.

Dr. Nalini Mahajan

Written by

Infertility Specialist
Delhi

Dr. Nalini Mahajan is an infertility specialist at Ferticity Fertility Clinics in Geetanjali Enclave, Delhi and Mother and Child Hospital, Delhi. She is specialized in Reproductive Medicine, Infertility Evaluation/ treatment, ART techniques, IVF with Donor Oocytes and Laser assisted hatching. Dr. Nalini Mahajan is an infertility specialist who has completed MBBS from Lady Hardinge Medical College in 1974 and MD in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Delhi University in 1979. At present, Dr. Nalini is practicing at Ferticity Fertility Clinics, Delhi.

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1.  What are the top 5 reasons for delayed periods or irregular periods?  irregular periods, Elawoman - 2017
2.  Top 10 effective natural remedies to cure menstrual cramps  menstrual cycle, Elawoman - 2017
3.  Most effective ways to track ovulation with irregular period cycle  ovulation, Elawoman - 2017
4.  Pcod - causes and natural remedies of pcod  PCOS, Elawoman - 2017

12 Comments

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Ashleyhan Santos

For 8 months, I am not getting any periods. I don't know where my menses have gone. But I and my husband desperately want a baby but how. I also visited a gynecologist and she advised me to take Provera for 10 days. I'm so excited. I hope I got positive this time because I really want to have a b...

July 13, 2018, 7:49 a.m. 5.0

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Eloise Walters

Hi, I have just decided to stay for a baby but have had irregular periods for 4 years and before that I had none. I have started taking pre pregnancy and stopped taking my pill. I was wondering how hard will it be for me to conceive?

April 6, 2018, 10:30 p.m. 5.0

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Waiting For A Miracle

I'm taking fertility blend with metformin to get pregnant. Has anyone took this before and if so can you please tell me your outcome?

April 6, 2018, 3:04 a.m. 5.0

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Hussain Rakala

Please tell me. I want to get pregnant but it's not happening.

April 5, 2018, 6:50 p.m. 4.5

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Kundanlal Prithviraj

It's already 1 year since I am married. I never got pregnant. Why? I am in stress all the time.

March 20, 2018, 2 p.m. 5.0

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Pippa

So even though I have my periods (irregular), I may not be ovulating? I have severe bulimia, or had, and also used to have severe and life threatening anorexia resulting in eight years with no periods and then another 3 years after only one year with periods. I am so close to recovery and trying ...

March 19, 2018, 10:44 p.m. 4.5

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Rebecca LaPlant

I have PCOS, tried clomid plus metformin for 5 months and nothing! I'm 37 and IVF is not affordable. Any advice helps.

March 19, 2018, 4:37 p.m. 4.5

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Vajradhar Sukhjinder

This is the best read for a woman with irregular periods so far!

Nov. 21, 2017, 11:36 p.m. 5.0

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Misery

What about woman who do everything right but cannot lose the weight? What can we do to cure this?

Nov. 20, 2017, 7:26 a.m. 4.5

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Lumbha Webster

I have found reading it somewhere that ovulation tracking helps in getting pregnant to a great extent. We should try to have intercourse on the most fertile days. That way, it's quite possible that there will be a healthy supply of sperm in the Fallopian tubes when an egg is released.

Aug. 21, 2017, 6:23 p.m. 5.0

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Surbhi Jaiswal

Nausea, morning sickness and sore breasts are some of the early signs of pregnancy. Moreover, we get our period about 4 weeks from the start of your last period, but if it's pregnancy, missing periods is the clearest of all signs.

Aug. 21, 2017, 6:22 p.m. 5.0

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Ericka Grigsby

Wheat flakes and oats can help in treating PCOS. They are even treated as a healthy diet in getting pregnant. I have even heard of figs. They have been believed to increase fertility since ancient times. Science has also proved it to be very effective in improving fertility. It contains a lot of ...

Aug. 21, 2017, 5:26 p.m. 4.5

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