TTC? or Already Prego?

TTC? or Already Prego?

Miss Zombie Miss Zombie
Who all is openly trying to conceive? Already pregnant? If so how long did it take you or your wife/girlfriend to get pregnant, after stopping birth control or condom usage?

My husband and I are thinking of starting to try. We are only using condoms right now. I am trying to lose a little weight before we try though.

Anyone have any input? Experiences? Opinions?
04/28/2011
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Brandi Rouxxx Brandi Rouxxx
I'm not TTC or pregnant, but I have had five kids. Me and my husband have seven all together. I got pregnant as soon as I got off of my birth control. I'm also fertile as a corn field. After the fifth one, I had to stop. I got fixed so no more for us. I think seven is enough, lol. You may be lucky like I was and get pregnant right away. Or it may take a while. It really just depends on your body and your ovulation dates. Timing is everything when you are TTC.

Since you are TTC, I would suggest signing up for a website that can help you track your ovulation dates and you can get an idea of when you will be most fertile. This is a site that I used to frequent when I was pregnant. I still talk to most of the ladies that I met on there over five years ago. It's a whole community that can help with TTC and your pregnancy once you are pregnant.
04/28/2011
Wondermom Wondermom
We are not actively TTC because it is to stressful for me, but I have some infertility issues and disabilities, so that factors into it. Right now we are not preventing or obsessing over trying, just being together as a couple and enjoying the sex, what happens happens.

Generally after the pill, IUD or condoms/diaphragm fertility returns instantly, after the depo shot it can take more than a year. Depending on the person the pill and hormonal IUD can take a few months to more than a year to return to fertility.
04/28/2011
Annemarie Annemarie
I'm not actively TTC or pregnant, but my partner and I have talked about it. I have PCOS (just legitimately diagnosed today!) and, in talking with my doctor, it will take a year for the meds I'm on (Ortho-Tricyclen Lo, Metformin, spironolactone) to become stable-ish and then I can try to get pregnant. He says that, as soon as I'm done with the birth control, and everything else is kosher, I should be good within the month.
04/28/2011
Miss Zombie Miss Zombie
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Originally posted by Brandi Rouxxx
I'm not TTC or pregnant, but I have had five kids. Me and my husband have seven all together. I got pregnant as soon as I got off of my birth control. I'm also fertile as a corn field. After the fifth one, I had to stop. I got fixed so ...
Thank you for the link, Brandi.

Ugh, I try my best to track my periods and stuff, but I am so irregular sometimes. Sometimes I am on schedule, while others I can go months with no period.

It's really aggravating.

I got pregnant in 2006, but it resulted in a miscarriage. It was spontaneous, and the doctor said I was perfectly healthy. I do have RH- blood which I am a little worried about.
04/29/2011
Miss Zombie Miss Zombie
Quote:
Originally posted by Wondermom
We are not actively TTC because it is to stressful for me, but I have some infertility issues and disabilities, so that factors into it. Right now we are not preventing or obsessing over trying, just being together as a couple and enjoying the sex, ...
Oh trust me, I understand your stress. We are going to try to use that kind of mentality. Whatever happens, happens.

Right now, I do not use any type of birth control other than condoms. I just have crazy cycles sometimes, which may or may not prevent my getting pregnant.
04/29/2011
Miss Zombie Miss Zombie
Quote:
Originally posted by Annemarie
I'm not actively TTC or pregnant, but my partner and I have talked about it. I have PCOS (just legitimately diagnosed today!) and, in talking with my doctor, it will take a year for the meds I'm on (Ortho-Tricyclen Lo, Metformin, ...
What kind of symptoms do you have with PCOS?
04/29/2011
Brandi Rouxxx Brandi Rouxxx
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Originally posted by Miss Zombie
Thank you for the link, Brandi.



Ugh, I try my best to track my periods and stuff, but I am so irregular sometimes. Sometimes I am on schedule, while others I can go months with no period.



It's really ...
You're irregular like I am. Another thing you can do is purchase at home ovulation kits. They will tell you when your best days to try is on. I've had two spontaneous miscarriages myself. I've had five kids, but I've been pregnant seven times. My second pregnancy was a miscarriage and so was my sixth pregnancy. I hope everything works out for you. If you try for a while with no avail, seek help from a fertility specialist. They would be your best avenue.
04/29/2011
Miss Zombie Miss Zombie
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Originally posted by Brandi Rouxxx
You're irregular like I am. Another thing you can do is purchase at home ovulation kits. They will tell you when your best days to try is on. I've had two spontaneous miscarriages myself. I've had five kids, but I've been pregnant ...
Thanks. I will probably try the at home kit. I just can't keep track of it by counting. I never know when I am ovulating or not.

I also heard that you can still ovulate with no period.

This will be our first time trying after the miscarriage so hopefully all will go well, I really don't want to deal with another one.
04/29/2011
Wondermom Wondermom
Quote:
Originally posted by Brandi Rouxxx
You're irregular like I am. Another thing you can do is purchase at home ovulation kits. They will tell you when your best days to try is on. I've had two spontaneous miscarriages myself. I've had five kids, but I've been pregnant ...
also try reading "taking charge of your fertility" you can learn the signs your body has when you are fertile.
04/29/2011
Brandi Rouxxx Brandi Rouxxx
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Originally posted by Miss Zombie
Thanks. I will probably try the at home kit. I just can't keep track of it by counting. I never know when I am ovulating or not.



I also heard that you can still ovulate with no period.



This will be our first time ...
You can definitely still ovulate without a period. I did. I hope everything goes well. The main thing you need to do is not stress. Stress can make you miscarry. That's what caused my last miscarriage. Good luck to you hun! I'm wishing you the best!
04/29/2011
Annemarie Annemarie
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Originally posted by Miss Zombie
What kind of symptoms do you have with PCOS?
Intensely irregular periods, extremely long or heavy periods, infertility as a result of anovulation (no ovulation), hirsutism (unwanted hair in places it shouldn't be, deeper voice), obesity or overweight and difficulty of losing weight, acne.

Wikipedia has a good article on PCOS.
04/29/2011
IrishLassie IrishLassie
My husband and I are trying for kids. We have been trying for going on 2 1/2yrs now. Its really stressful, disheartening, frustrating and exciting. I got pregnant and miscarried while I was on the pill, so I know it's possible, I hope. But as of recently I have been having problems with my cycle, and it makes it really hard to track my ovulation. I have been tested for PCOS, which came back negative. They want to test for endometriosis (sp?) next. Not knowing what's going on with my cycle and lady bits adds even MORE stress.
05/08/2011
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