Get out of here (hair)!

In the previous post, we had a look at the reasons why there is excessive facial and body hair in women with PCOS. Today, we will deal with the important aspect of how to get rid of it! Hair removal can be of two types: temporary or permanent. In this post, I will cover just…

The hairy tales of PCOS

  Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) seems to dole out varying sets of symptoms to every woman it affects. Irregular periods is the common complaint along with acne or oily skin, increase in body weight, excessive facial hair. skin tags and sometimes even type II diabetes. Since I hit puberty, I have been battling with excessive body…

Breastfeeding tips every new mum should know

Breastfeeding can be one of the most challenging things you have to master when your baby is a newborn. It is a learned skill for the mother as well as the baby and can take time to get right. Here are some tips to help you along the way when you first start breastfeeding: 1.Try…

11 things I learned during my pregnancy

      1. Anxiety may over ride happiness: When you get your positive pregnancy test, the overwhelming feeling maybe one of anxiety and not happiness.  My husband was very happy, but I could just about muster up a smile. I was scared out of my mind that I would lose the baby and I…

Getting pregnant with PCOS: Temperature (BBT) charting

Getting pregnant and staying pregnant can be extremely challenging when you have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). When your periods are irregular and sometimes non existent, ovulation (release of egg from the ovary), which is the first and most important step in conception may not be taking place at all. Even if you are ovulating, how…