Low progesterone

I've been trying to conceive for 18 months. I have a 2 year old daughter and it took 16 months to get pregnant with her. The doctor has done some blood tests which have highlighted that my progesteron is consistently low every month - I did ovulation tests and they seemed to show that I wasn't ovulating. The doctor initially prescribled me metformin but following a RTA I have been put on propranalol and have had to stop taking metformin. Do you have any advice? I'm not eligible for IVF due to already having a child.

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The information you provided suggest that you are not ovulating and I would advise you to have further blood tests and an ultrasound assessment to investigate this further.  It would be a good idea for your partner to have a semen analysis to rule out any male factor cause to your failure to conceive.  If you are not ovulating it may be possible to induce ovulation using clomid or gonadotropin therapy.