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I am trying to get pregnant but I just can't... :-(

11 answers
3 years ago
I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO GET PREGNANT,I HAVE BEEN USING THE OVULATION CALENDER BUT IT DOESNT SEEM TO WORK WHAT AM I DOING WRONG SOMEONE HELP ME FIGURE IT OUT PLEASE!!!

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3 years ago
Have you tried using the ovulation tests? I found that the dates the calendars or predictors give me are not the dates that I actually ovulate. Get a 30 day pack of tests and use one every day until you ovulate. Start tracking it on your own calendar every month.
3 years ago
It takes the average woman 6 months to conceive. If you've been trying for a year and not been successful, then you should see your doctor and get tested--your husband too. If it's been less than a year, sit tight and be patient. There's a lot of luck to it--not just science.Lori Day
3 years ago
I agree, not everyone ovulates according to the calendar.  I found out I ovulate right after my cycle, not 14 days after the start... invest in the ovulation tests if you can.  I haven't used one but I've heard pretty good success stories for people who are fertile but just not able to track their days.  Also, Lori's advice is correct, but remember to take other factors into consideration, your body type (very athletic, thin OR very overweight can have a hard time ovulating regularly), your stress level, your age, etc. Good luck!
3 years ago
Try Acupuncture! I have a friend who was having a lot of problems conceiving. Even did the fertility shots, pills, etc. and was faced only IVF as an option. She decided to go off all the medications while making her decision. After 6 months off the treatments, she went to an acupuncturist and was pregnant in 2 months! Due in July with a healthy little girl. Worth a try!
3 years ago
relax dont think too much about it take a vacation and it will happen naturally some friends of mine they were trying for years one year they went to cancun came back and became pregnant. just be calm and let it happen on its own.=) good luck!
3 years ago
The best thing to do is also the hardest, and sometimes nearly impossible: don't think/worry about it. Stess plays an incredible role in fertility, even if you have sex on your peak ovulation days every time (and yes, get an ovulation kit, you may ovulate on a different time) I don't know how many women (myself included, and the Cancun friend mentioned above) that once you make some decision that takes the stress off, it happens.If you've been activly trying for 12 months, then make an appointment to talk to your doctor.I know it's worrisome, but have fun trying!!
3 years ago
The best thing to do is also the hardest, and sometimes nearly impossible: don't think/worry about it. Stess plays an incredible role in fertility, even if you have sex on your peak ovulation days every time (and yes, get an ovulation kit, you may ovulate on a different time) I don't know how many women (myself included, and the Cancun friend mentioned above) that once you make some decision that takes the stress off, it happens.If you've been activly trying for 12 months, then make an appointment to talk to your doctor.I know it's worrisome, but have fun trying!!
3 years ago
There are signs when ovulation is about to occur.  If you don't know what they are, get a book on predicting ovulation or do a google search on the subject.  I just had my first baby at the age of 44.  My problem was low thyroid or Hypothyroidism which can cause infertility and miscarriages.  Any woman who is having trouble conceiving should get a thorough thyroid work-up before tryingany kind of assisted reproductive technology.  Hypothyroidism is easily corrected with medication that is safe to take during pregnancy.
3 years ago
My first bit of advice is that as difficult as this may be try to stay as positive as possible.  Next, if you have been trying for a long time and have never been pregnant then it is time to go see a doctor.  You may have to take some tests but in the long run it will be worth it. 
3 years ago
My good friends tried for 2 years. Then when they quit stressing about it. They got pregnant. Good luck!!!

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