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I just bought a bottle of soy isflavones to help bring o sooner than cd21. I have no idea how much to take. I thought I read 120 - 200 mg, this bottle is 2250 mg or 2.25 g per 3 capsules (3 is the reccomended dose) any advice?
 

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i took them this cycle and they worked!! i started cd 3 at 160 mg for 2 days, i jumped up to 200 mg for 2 more days and last day i took 250 mg.<br><br>
my o day jumped from cd 17-21 to cd 13-14!!
 

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I took 160 mg each evening cd 3-7 for each of my BFPs. It moved my o date up by 3-4 days the first time I took it and I got my first every BFP after almost a year of trying. My current pregnancy came on my third pp cycle, my second one with soy. It didn't change my O date this time but I conceived despite a 6 day LP so it might have helped in some other way to make it a sticky month.<br><br>
Check your bottle closely - the recommended dose is 160-200 mg of soy isoflavones. So be sure you're looking at the quantity of isoflavones only not the total weight of the capsule, which likely has other ingredients.<br><br>
Good luck!
 

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Don't remember the dose but just wanted to add some encouragement. I have PCOS and I got pregnant with my 3rd child on my first cycle of using them!
 

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Thank you all! I started taking them last night, cd3. I took 130 mg, and will tonight as well, Then I will up it to 195 mg for 2 nights, then 260 mg the last night. My pills are 65 mg of isoflavones each. Here's hoping <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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Ok, can you guys clue in the new girl? What is this stuff and where can I get it. I have PCOS and it took a year to concieve my DD I would really like to get pregnant with in 6 months this time. What is this stuff you are talking about and when do I start taking it?
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Ok, can you guys clue in the new girl? What is this stuff and where can I get it. I have PCOS and it took a year to concieve my DD I would really like to get pregnant with in 6 months this time. What is this stuff you are talking about and when do I start taking it?</div>
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Google soy isoflavones and ttc and you can get a pretty good idea. I have pcos also. It is supposed to be the natural equal to clomid. I have read mixed things on it. You take it like clomid, cd 3-7 or 5-9. This will be my first cycle taking it so I will update on my "progress" or lack of! My last cycle I didn't O until cd 21. I have longer cycles and I am getting impatient. The soy is supposed to speed things up a little, and as a bonus I have read it makes you have more ewcm. You can get it at the grocery store. Just make sure you find out the mg before you buy it. I bought one too high from a vitamin store. There are different doses women take, I actually found this varies a lot. I am taking what I am comfortable with. Do some research first. I found it very interesting. Good luck!
 

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If you O sooner, will your luteal phase then become longer?<br><br>
Interesting, because i O'd much sooner in my last cycle, and have also been drinking soy milk exclusively in place of cows milk for the last 2 months.<br><br>
Would that be enough to make a difference?<br>
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<div style="font-style:italic;">Google soy isoflavones and ttc and you can get a pretty good idea. I have pcos also. It is supposed to be the natural equal to clomid. I have read mixed things on it. You take it like clomid, cd 3-7 or 5-9. This will be my first cycle taking it so I will update on my "progress" or lack of! My last cycle I didn't O until cd 21. I have longer cycles and I am getting impatient. The soy is supposed to speed things up a little, and as a bonus I have read it makes you have more ewcm. You can get it at the grocery store. Just make sure you find out the mg before you buy it. I bought one too high from a vitamin store. There are different doses women take, I actually found this varies a lot. I am taking what I am comfortable with. Do some research first. I found it very interesting. Good luck!</div>
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Thank you!!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"> I have been doing some research on it. But I am comfused if I can go ahead and start this cycle or wait until next. I have had a few days of AF then dry spells so I am not sure when my cycle is?? I guess I will wait until I have another AF and buy they stuff. Here is my <a href="http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/2e5c92" target="_blank">chart</a> to fill you in.
 

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Thank you!!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"> I have been doing some research on it. But I am comfused if I can go ahead and start this cycle or wait until next. I have had a few days of AF then dry spells so I am not sure when my cycle is?? I guess I will wait until I have another AF and buy they stuff. Here is my <a href="http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/2e5c92" target="_blank">chart</a> to fill you in.</div>
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I would do a 5 day dose of it now and hopefully it will jumpstart your cycle.<br><br>
And to the other poster, no I don't think drinking soy milk will do the same thing.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I would do a 5 day dose of it now and hopefully it will jumpstart your cycle.<br><br>
And to the other poster, no I don't think drinking soy milk will do the same thing.</div>
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Thanks I was just at walmart and they do sell that soy stuff and its only like 6 bucks for 40 mg so how many would i take each day? I did not buy it yet because I thought I should wait but I may go back tomorrow and get if FF does not say I Oed today.
 

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I took 100mg of Soy, cd 3-7 (I responded quite easily to 50 mg of Clomid, so stayed with a low dosage).<br><br>
My last cycle was 10 weeks. Based on my chart, I ovulated on cd15! If that's true, I am 11 dpo. <a href="http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/19b8de" target="_blank">http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/19b8de</a><br><br>
But some things this week have made me doubt. But I am hoping.
 

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ZoeJane'sMommy you certainly have a confusing chart!<br><br>
Afm, I have taken it for 2 nights now and no side effects. I'm gonna bump up the dose tonight. Af is almost gone & I am excited to see how my cycle progresses.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I would do a 5 day dose of it now and hopefully it will jumpstart your cycle.<br><br>
And to the other poster, no I don't think drinking soy milk will do the same thing.</div>
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Well I think I am going to go buy some today! I am CD16 and no sight of O yet. I was sure it would be yesturday, but who knows with my cycle it could be next week.
 

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Well here it is ladies. I am on cd 28, anywhere from11-13 dpo.<br><br><a href="http://s824.photobucket.com/albums/zz163/judvardi2/?action=view&current=DSC01046.jpg" target="_blank">http://s824.photobucket.com/albums/z...t=DSC01046.jpg</a><br><br><br>
Yay for Soy!
 

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Congrats congrats congrats!!!!!!!!! Wishing u sticky vibes and a long and healthy 9 months. Now sprinkle some baby dust my way!!! I'm 7 dpo. Have my usual phantom symptoms and my chart is boreing as usual!
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Well here it is ladies. I am on cd 28, anywhere from11-13 dpo.<br><br><a href="http://s824.photobucket.com/albums/zz163/judvardi2/?action=view&current=DSC01046.jpg" target="_blank">http://s824.photobucket.com/albums/z...t=DSC01046.jpg</a><br><br><br>
Yay for Soy!</div>
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Thats AWESOME <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="joy"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="joy"> I was going to start it last night but thought I already O'ed but I didn't so I am going to start it tonight with just 80mg and then next cycle I will try 120mg....................I think what do you guys recommend?
 

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Thanks ladies!<br><br>
Also, here is some additional info so you know how well this worked:<br><br>
I got pregnant before on:<br><br>
50mg of Clomid (m/c at 10 weeks)<br>
Follistim/Lupron/Ovidrel (adorable impish 18 month old little girl)<br><br>
I was anovulatory before treatment.<br><br>
My last three cycles have been:<br>
5-6 weeks<br>
7 weeks<br>
10 weeks<br><br>
I took the Soy and ovulated somewhere between cd15 and 17! And you can see the results above!<br><br>
Let's hope it sticks and good luck with the soy! I'd advocate for anyone to give it a try.<br><br>
I don't have any recommendation on dosages, but I'd lean towards being more cautious as some places online I have read that taking too much can delay ovulation or even keep you from ovulating.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Thanks ladies!<br><br>
I took the Soy and ovulated somewhere between cd15 and 17! And you can see the results above!<br><br>
Let's hope it sticks and good luck with the soy! I'd advocate for anyone to give it a try.<br><br>
I don't have any recommendation on dosages, but I'd lean towards being more cautious as some places online I have read that taking too much can delay ovulation or even keep you from ovulating.</div>
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My cycles are normally long also but for the past three years i had a mirena(so maybe two cycles a year) and then the first two of that three years I was BFing. I am now on CD17 and FF does not show a definate O day so do you think I should go ahead and start now. I chickened out last night because it said do not take this if you are pregnant or BFing. <a href="http://www.fertilityfriend.com/home/2e5c92" target="_blank">Here is my Chart</a>. I also posted this in my TTC inour 20's thread. THanks for all the help and support and Congrats to ya!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 
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