Lea Michele Explains What Her ‘Very Intense, Very Scary’ Pregnancy Was Really Like

Health Information Relationships


Lea Michele gave birth to a healthy baby boy this past August, but she endured a difficult pregnancy before that. “I had a very, very intense, very scary pregnancy,” the actor said this week on an episode of Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt’s Instagram Live series, Before, During & After. “I really withheld a lot of my experience from the people around me.” Now she is sharing new details about the challenges she faced.

Michele was diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a condition caused by an imbalance of reproductive hormones, at age 30. She received her diagnosis after she went off of birth control for the first time in 15 years and experienced issues such as irregular periods, severe acne, and weight gain (all symptoms of PCOS, according to the Mayo Clinic). Michele managed her condition and tried to prepare her body for pregnancy through a combination of medication and lifestyle changes. She also underwent medical procedures to remove polyps, scar tissue, and cysts on her ovaries

But Michele had trouble getting pregnant, as is the case for many people with PCOS, per the Office on Women’s Health. “Our process of conceiving was really complicated,” Michele said, explaining that having an irregular cycle made it hard to know when she was fertile. “Emotionally, it just started to build and build.”

Michele finally became pregnant after she and her husband, Zandy Reich, actually decided to stop trying for a while. Early on in the pregnancy, in December 2019, Michele started bleeding heavily right before a live performance in New York City, which became a recurring issue throughout her first trimester. Michele started taking a high dose of progesterone to help her body sustain the pregnancy and stayed on bed rest. 

At some points during the pregnancy, Michele said, the bleeding was so bad that she rushed to the hospital, and she was constantly afraid she was going to lose her pregnancy. Heavy bleeding during the first trimester can indicate a miscarriage, and people with PCOS have a higher risk for pregnancy complications (including miscarriage), the Office on Women’s Health explains. “Probably every other day, we were certain that this time was definitely it,” Michele recalled. “It was just horrible. It was absolutely, absolutely horrible…. I thought it was the most scared I would ever be in my life—until things got even more complicated.” 

PropellerAds

https://www.self.com/story/lea-michele-scary-pregnancy

To Find More Information, Go To Saubio Digital And Look Up Any Topic

Please follow and like us: Share This Post




Take a look at our comprehensive guide to the best and most popular information ebooks and products available today on Detoxing, Colon Cleansing, Weight Loss and Dating and Romance. They are all in one spot, easy to find and compere to make a quick selection for the product that best fits your needs or wants.

So browse through a category and make your  preferred selection and come back here to read  more choice articles and get a few more helpful tips on ways to help your enhancement.



Detoxing Reviews

Best Body Detoxification Guides & reviews





Colon Cleanse Reviews

Best Colon Cleanse Guides & Reviews





Weight Loss Ebook Reviews

Weight loss products really work! Click here





Dating and Romance Ebook Reviews

Looking for Dating Guides? Click here





Free Traffic System - Increase Targeted Website Traffic with Free Unlimited One Way Links

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. “saubiosaubiosuccess.com is a participant in third party affiliate and advertising programs; The Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, Awin network, and other affiliate advertising programs are designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees and commissions by advertising and linking to products on other sites and on Amazon.com. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc, or its affiliates.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


Saubio's Guide & Tools