What Does Pregnancy Look Like If You Suffer With PCOS?
Dr. M. Pradhan
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PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) is a gynaecological disorder that affects the ovaries. Symptoms include increased facial hair, obesity, infertility, and raised androgen levels. Globally, about 5-10% of women of childbearing age suffer from it. In the Middle East, the prevalence is higher and ranges from 7% in Iran to 28% according to certain studies in the UAE. OB-GYNs in the region have widely acknowledged that PCOS is the leading cause of infertility here.
If you suffer with PCOS and are thinking about trying for a baby, it’d be worth catching up on some of the latest medical research, as outlined in this scientific paper. If you can’t be bothered to read the whole thing, here’s the breakdown: