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Has anyone ever used the robitussin trick to help get pregnant?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:22 PM on Mar. 9, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • what is that?
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 2:23 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • Never heard of it. Care to share?
    sydash11

    Answer by sydash11 at 2:23 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • I've never heard of it either.
    sweetpea1217

    Answer by sweetpea1217 at 2:26 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • It's taking plain Robitussin (not Robitussin DM) in the days leading up to ovulation because it thins cervical mucus and makes it easier for the little swimmers to get through.

    I actually did this while I was on clomid... my doctor suggested it because clomid sometimes has the side of effect of drying up mucus which paradoxically makes it harder to get pregnant. I did it with three cycles of clomid, two were unsuccessful but I did get pg the third time. It can't hurt, but unless you have hostile mucus or a similar problem, it may not increase the odds that much either.
    Freela

    Answer by Freela at 2:29 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • no, but i was on antibiotics when i got pregnant. i had a sinus infection pretty bad and got some medication for it, and poof, i was preggers. :) i have ovarian cysts and have trouble getting pregnant.
    Arretsmomma5

    Answer by Arretsmomma5 at 2:31 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • Yup my sister did!
    MLM0503

    Answer by MLM0503 at 2:53 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • well thats a new one for me never heard that one before lol
    michellesgirls2

    Answer by michellesgirls2 at 2:54 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • my friend at work had a hard time getting pregnant. Tried for a couple of years with no luck. It worked almost right away for her!
    AmyLynn5398

    Answer by AmyLynn5398 at 3:13 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • Thanks, I think I'm going to try it ;)
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 3:31 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • Wow, I've never heard of that.
    PhilsBabyMama

    Answer by PhilsBabyMama at 9:29 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

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