Is it safe to use Clomid (clomiphene) for fertility while breastfeeding?

No. It's not. Also, brestfeeding has the capacity to decrease fertility, so a qualified fertility doc would not prescribe Clomid (clomiphene) to a patient who is brestfeeding.

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Is Clomid (clomiphene) safe to take while breastfeeding a 12 month old? (Nursing 1-3 times a day)

Unknown. The excretion of Clomid (clomiphene) in breast milk is unknown. Therefore, it's effect on your infant is unknown. I would be cautious and not breast feed while taking Clomid (clomiphene).

Is there any side effects of Clomid (clomiphene) for fertility problems?

Some. Clomid's most important side effect is the increased incidence of twin pregnancies. However, others include poor lining development and decreed pregnancy rates, hot flashes, and visual disturbances that are transient.
Sometimes. Clomid (clomiphene) or Clomiphene citrate is usually very well tolerated and safe. Sometimes it causes mild hot flushes and headaches. These are not dangerous. Rarely people can have visual changes. If this occurs, please call your doctor right away. Usually your doctor will stop the medicine and find an alternative treatment. Clomid (clomiphene) can be an effective and safe treatment for some women with infertility.

On Clomid (clomiphene) for fertility and wondering how quick you can tell if your pregnant or not?

Clomid (clomiphene) Therapy should start on the 5th day of the menstrual cycle. Repeat dosing: this 5-day treatment course can be repeated every 30 days. It is not recommended by the manufacturer to use Clomid (clomiphene) for more than 6 cycles. Intercourse should coincide with the expected timing of ovulation (typically 5-10 days after a course of clomid (clomiphene). Check for pregnancy weeks after the expected ovulation. Best wishes.

Fertility: is Clomid (clomiphene) a good fertility medication? How would I go about asking my doctor for it?

Clomid (clomiphene) Clomid (clomiphene) is a very old fertility medication. It is used to help people achieve pregnancy by enhancing ovulation or increasing the number of eggs that are ovulated in a cycle. There are other newer medications that are available. They are prescribed by consulting with your doctor about your fertility and usually when other causes of fertility are ruled out.

Can I have Clomid (clomiphene) together with chinese herbs for enhancing fertility? My doctor (in Japan) wasn't sure about it.

Nobody really knows. There are thousands of supplements and Chinese herbs advertised to do all sorts of health remedies. Very few supplements or herbs have real research studies to show benefits and prove safety (many manufacturers and sellers make claims based on theories, animal tests, testimonials, chemical similarities, etc... but not based upon real research). Real research is hard to do well, and is expensive.

I see an infertility specialist. I am going to start my first cycle of clomid (clomiphene). Non smoker. What foods should I avoid, what can boost fertility?

Well. Soy based products in large amounts can have a progesterone-like effect. Avoid them if you can. Otherwise, the best way to "boost" your fertility is based on what type of issue if any you might have Good luck!