Natural Progesterone Cream and Nursing? - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-12-2008, 04:34 PM - Thread Starter
 
Taryn237's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: NJ
Posts: 1,347
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I'm nursing my 22 months old 1-2 a day and just got a +HPT Yay! But I needed to take progesterone while pregnant with him. Is it safe to use the cream now? The box says "Do not use while pregnant or nursing" but it is the NPC from the health food store. Do I need a different type?

Taryn-31 Crunchy Conservative Catholic SAHM with DH-32
DS 7.5, DD 5 (vbac), DD 2.5 (vbac), and DD 12/30/13 (vbac)

Taryn237 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-14-2008, 02:58 AM
 
joy2grow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Grand Canyon, AZ
Posts: 539
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Congrats on your pregnancy! I am planning on TTC this summer and am so excited just thinking about it My dd will be the same age as your ds if all goes as planned.

From what I researched I understand the cream should be labeled as "U.S.P. Natural Progesterone" to be effective. It all comes from wild yam but those that are not labeled USP have not been synthesized into usable human progesterone and will do little for you. As for the warning label that is just a legal thing IMO and I take it with a grain of salt in most cases.

I've been using topical progesterone cream for over 5 years because of estrogen dominance and perimenopausal symptoms. I continued through the first trimester of my pregnancy and started back with it as soon as my period returned 6 weeks postpartum. I use it every month from day 14-26 of my cycle, doing so keeps my previously strange cycle regular and my once horrible PMS to a minimum.

Canyon River Naturals makes the stuff I use: http://www.premugest.com/info.htm

This progesterone is in a cream made from emu oil which has molecules small enough to penetrate the skin. I could feel it's effects immediately when I rubbed it on the first time so I knew I'd found a good product! The only thing I don't like is the scent which is very sweet smelling, but I am very scent sensitive so it may just be me.

HTH!

treehugger.gifdh + geek.gifme + biggrinbounce.gifdd 9/06 + rainbow1284.gifbabyf.gifdd 5/13
joy2grow is offline  
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off