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Vitex during pregnancy???
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Hi James, I am so confused and don't know what to do so I hope you can direct me since I trust your opinion.

I have had 2 previous miscarriages which I suspect were due to low progesterone (though not confirmed). My husband and I kept trying to get pregnant after those 2 miscarriages but with no luck for more than a year. I read about vitex and its role in fertility and balancing female hormones and began taking that daily (1000mg in capsule form). After a few months of trying, I now find myself pregnant. I am about 4 weeks pregnant (just found out the other day). Obviously I want to do everything I can to make sure that I don't miscarry again if this is preventable. But I am so confused as to whether to continue the vitex. I read some sources that say that vitex is absolutely contraindicated in pregnancy and should be stopped as soon as you receive a positive pregnancy test. And then other sources say the complete opposite -- to continue taking it during the first trimester to help support the pregnancy.

Please please tell me your thoughts on this. Should I continue taking vitex or not? Thank you so much in advance for your help.

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