Hi, I'm still undiagnosed so not 100% that I have endometriosis but going through private endometriosis specialist to get some answers. (BSGE registered, he's actually quite famous in the endometriosis field from all the articles and research papers of his that I've read, but I don't know if I'm allowed to say who I'm seeing lol, it's in Wakefiled anyway!)
My question is, how many of you have had children without the need for IVF or other treatments to get pregnant?
One thing that had always kept me from speaking to a doctor about endo was because I believed it made it difficult to naturally have children. Now I've looked online and it appears that may not be the case in 60-70% of people with endo! So I'm wondering how many others like me have had children naturally and didn't know they had endometriosis until after? Or maybe you knew already but still managed to have children early before things became more complicated? I was 17 when i was pregnant with my first, and 23 with my second pregnancy.
It's the one thing that keeps doubts in my head. I have every single symptom of endo, and it's getting so bad lately that I never get a break between periods/ovulation anymore...it's just constant. I'm counting down the days until my private consultation! But just wondering if anyone else is in the same boat as me?