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Anyway, while BFing I was taking Vitamin B6 (200mg) and Vitex to try to bring on my first PPAF. It didn't work....I finally weaned on Nov.3rd, ovulated (then within a week and got my first PPAF on Nov. 21st. after a 9 day LP. I quit taking the Vitex after I ovulated that first time.
So my first PP cycle was whacky and I didn't O until CD27. I was having AF symptoms already at 5DPO, so I upped my B6 dose to 300mg and had a 11 day LP. (got AF yesterday) I really think I would have had a 8 or 9 day LP if I hadn't taken the extra B6.
I had an 11-12 day LP on the one cycle I charted before I got pregnant with my son and the next cycle I took 50 mg B6 and got pregnant....so I have always had an LP on the shorter end as far as I know.
Anyway, I've been researching and decided I am not comfortable with taking that much B6. Even if I did get pregnant, I would worry that such a high dose would be unsafe for the baby and would be scared to quit taking it.
Sooo... I think I am going to drop back down to 100 mg B6 ....but I am soo worried that reducing the dosage will decrease my LP, especially since I have been taking it for about 6 months now. I am *hoping* that my body is still adjusting to being done BFing/ovulating again and things will get more normal on their own (well, with 100mg B6).
Any thoughts/experience on this?
__________________ Joyful Mama to 2 Sweet little boys
Well, I'm 5 months post partum and I have an 8 day LP right now. I started out at 5, so you can see how long it's taken just get get three extra days!! Before my pregnancy with Zoe, I was about a 10-11 day LPer. Every once and awhile, I'd get a 12, but that was every few months or so.
It does take some time, usually about 6-8 cycles or so to get regulated again. I've never taken B6 so I can't help you there. Some of the other girls might be able to give you some advice on that.