Women on the Choice Mom discussion board are talking to each other this week about dealing with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). About 1 in 10 women find out eventually, often when they are unsuccessfully trying to conceive, that they suffer from PCOS, which is largely a hormonal imbalance.
Holiday time can be difficult, especially if you are jealous of siblings or friends. How do you deal with your fertility jealousy about other pregnancies and families, or judgment from others about your own? We talk about how to cope in this Choice Chat podcast. I talked with Philadelphia-area psychologist Andrea Braverman, who talks about…
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If you suffer from polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), obesity and weight gain are common side effects. It can be hard to stabilize your blood sugar and maintain a healthy body weight, because of insulin resistance. But there are natural things you can do in order to control the side effects of PCOS and to lose weight — both of which will improve your odds when trying to conceive.