I Am Trying to Concieve

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    I've been trying to conceive my first child

    since September of 2013. My husband seems so excited about it, as am I. I do have these thoughts though. One of my biggest fears is being infertile and not being able to provide children. Right now I take prenatal-vitamins, I am starting an exercise routine and keeping my...
    greentearocks greentearocks
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Dec 23, 2013

    I'm 27, It Isn't Supposed To Take This Long.

    It just isn't! My husband and I have been trying for nearly a year. Every month, I hope and hope and hope. Then, nothing but my period comes. Sometimes, I'm a day or two late and I go through multiple pregnancy tests. I never believe that they are right when only the control...
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 21, 2012

    My husband and I have been trying to conceive

    for 3 years. Last week I take a test and found out I was pregnant. One week later..... I have a miscarriage! Why!!!!!!!
    crbilbo38 crbilbo38
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 4, 2015


    My boyfriend and I are also trying to concieve. We haven't been trying long, only a couple of months, but I am so worried that we are going to have a hard time.
    Karbeans Karbeans
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Aug 27, 2008

    Been trying to have a baby with my husband of 4

    years for 11months now. Not having any luck so far but keeping my head up!!
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 14, 2016

    hello! my husband and i have been trying to

    concieve with our 1st for 6 months with no luck. my period lately has been late by a week everytime. its late again and im 12 dpo. any advice??
    Kvictoriax Kvictoriax
    18-21, F
    Sep 7, 2015

    Any ttc tips or advice?

    Im feeling overwhelmed.
    theurbanhippiemac theurbanhippiemac
    26-30, F
    Jan 5, 2016

    Trying to Concieve... Unexplained Infertility

    Hi to all who read this and best wishes for you who are too currently trying to concieve. My husband and I have been together for nearly 8 years now and married for over 2 and during all those years you would think that having children would just come naturally as it should for...
    sassy82 sassy82
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Aug 18, 2008

    Aunt Flow Is Visiting

    Every month I dread the day that my period starts. I loose hope all over again every time. Now, I want to be a mom. I've know that no one is ever ready.... but I am prepared. We bought a two bed room home. Have financial security just in his paycheck. Friends and some family are...
    Teppy000 Teppy000
    1 Response Nov 17, 2011

    Dreamt I Was Pregnant

    iv been ttc for 6years, were having IVF on the 3,12,2012 last night i had my first ever pregnancy dream, dreamt that i took a digital hpt test and it said BFP (big fat positive) i no they dont really say that in real lol, but me an my husband where so happy we cried, could it be...
    jayjays86 jayjays86
    26-30, F
    Nov 1, 2012

    So, I just bought a clearblue ovulation

    predictor kit on amazon today and I'm very excited about it. This is my first month using anything like this so we will see what happens. Ttc for 13 months.
    Findingmyself84 Findingmyself84
    26-30, F
    Oct 1, 2014


    So, i'm getting married april 4th and we wan't to start having kids, yes we are young 19(: but i've raised so many kids bc of other dead beat moms! Anyways i've read so many differnt things on how to have a baby! I started taking Geritol and prenatal v. I've hada lot of people...
    militarygirlfriend94 militarygirlfriend94
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 28, 2013

    Airman's Wife Ttc

    Same old story...I'm a military wife and we were hardly together, but ttc every chance we got. Now, we are finally together in a more permanent situation we are still having a difficult time. I still have to go to the doctors to get some tests done and I'm scared that I will find...
    starryeyes3 starryeyes3
    Jun 19, 2011

    you gave me the greatest gift?

    . you made me a mommy www.theurbanhippiemac.com my letter to my unborn child
    theurbanhippiemac theurbanhippiemac
    26-30, F
    Feb 8, 2016

    Ttc For Baby 2.

    We're blessed with one beautiful child, and decided to try for another one.  I thought this time would be as easy as the first, but I'm almost 35 so perhaps that's making things harder.  I thought I'd conceived this time... the signs were there, but my menstrual cycle...
    AppleDryad AppleDryad
    31-35, F
    Jul 2, 2010

    I'm sitting here trying to put off peeing

    so I can take an ovulation test...not fun!
    greensapphire greensapphire
    36-40, F
    Jun 17, 2015

    Just Keep Swimming...

    My boyfriend & I recently decided to start trying to have a baby. We're both afraid that if we wait too long, we won't be able to have a baby in a couple of years. This is our first month of trying & my period is expected on Saturday... hopefully I get a nice positive. I...
    sootandstars sootandstars
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 20, 2008

    TTC For the 3rd Time.

     My husband and I are TTC. This will be my third pregnancy. The first two were easy, my strategy, having sex everyday! I got pregnant after 1 month both times, however I had never used BC prior to these pregnancies. Now I am going to try again for the third time. After I...
    helper2009 helper2009
    Aug 5, 2009

    My First, His Second- And We Want A Girl!

    My fiancee' and I have been together for three years now and last year when I got my job (I work at McDonald's and no I'm not ashamed to admit it) we decided to start ttc...but we decided to do it "naturally". You know- just do it without any protection or withdrawal and see what...
    Ailiwen Ailiwen
    22-25, F
    Sep 29, 2011

    When Trying To Conceive, Check Everything.

    For the longest time, I was told my irregular periods were normal and nothing to be worried about. I was told this in my 20s. I went on birth control pills so that I could get on a routine with my cycle. After a few years, my cycle would stop so then I would get off the pill for...
    MagicBella73 MagicBella73
    36-40, F
    Nov 16, 2013

    Excited & Anxious!!

    after a lot of patience and careful consideration, yesterday i decided on a date for my husband and i to start trying to conceive. we've been through two miscarriages together, and it has been me this whole time who has been the one to hesitate. i wanted to give it some time...
    greeneyedfaerie greeneyedfaerie
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 13, 2012

    We have been trying to conceive

    for 4 months now. I am 20 and my husband is 21. We have a beautiful 2 year old daughter and I am so thrilled to extend the size of our family. I have a hormone imbalance and I don't get regular periods. I am currently taking Vitex to try and regulate everything. I am feeling...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 20, 2014

    I've wanted a baby for a while

    and I've come to find that people just suck when it comes support in that area. My partner and I make 50K a year, which is more than what most people haul in when they start their families. But there's a catch. I have fertility issues. Meaning that it would be difficult for me...
    absolutionist absolutionist
    22-25, F
    Jun 10, 2014


    I just got my mirena took out last month on the 20th and me and my husband has been trying since that day...im rlly hoping to be preggers soon. Ive been cramping for over a week now..I took a prenancy test but came out neg, maybe too soon, idk when my period starts this month...
    mrsskittles mrsskittles
    22-25, F
    Jan 12, 2013

    Trying To Conceive For 3 Years And No Luck

    my name is lindsay i am 26 years old me and my husband have been married for 3 years and we have been trying to have a baby its just getting a little disappointing we have been trying so long and we have had no luck and everyone around us are having kids or they all ready have...
    lindsaypeckham26 lindsaypeckham26
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jul 20, 2012

    Well, onto month 14 ttc.

    . Super depressed today.
    Findingmyself84 Findingmyself84
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 1, 2014

    Well next week is going to be our first go at

    IUI (non-medicated) and I'm feeling every possible emotion alive. I'm nervous, excited, happy and scared all at once. Has anyone on here had successful fertility treatment? If you have, would you please share your story to give me some hope? Absolutely desperate for it to work...
    Lou2011 Lou2011
    26-30, F
    Jun 11, 2014


    my husband and i have been ttc for 11 months now ok my period 2 days late and all of a sudden my period hits at least i think its my period its really really light nomally when it comes its just a gush and dark dark red and when it came this time is not even enough for a pad or...
    RiceCrispin RiceCrispin
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 1, 2012

    Hey! If anyone here wants to get pregnant

    message me and maybe we can make it happen!
    deleted deleted
    Jan 14, 2016

    I Want A Baby TOO!!

    My husband and I never doubted that we would concieve on the first try. Now, plenty of failed attempts later and with my younger sister with a baby due in 3 months, I am more desperate than ever to get pregnant. I cannot sleep and I have been irratable and snappy towards my...
    queenCupcakes queenCupcakes
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 24, 2013

    TTC For The First Time

    My Husband and I recently got married, September 22nd, 2012 and we are currently trying to conceive. This is my first cycle tracking my BBT and ovulation and I got my first + OPK 2 days ago! Before this cycle it was just "It'll happen when it happens" but now we're ACTUALLY...
    MrsHubert MrsHubert
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 8, 2013

    I Wanna Feel Like a Real Woman...

    My husband and I have been trying to have a baby for a couple of years now. At first we thought it was difficult b/c he's in the navy and used to never really be home. But then as time went by I started to feel other things were going on. So we set up an appointment with our...
    jamelamarie2008 jamelamarie2008
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 1, 2008

    Will This Pain Last Forever

    It tood 14 months for my husband and I to concieve our first daughter. I thought that I would be one of the lucky ones and get pregnant right away but do to my irregular cycle I was told that I may not ever be able to concieve a child naturally. Well after about 9 months of...
    Wanabigfam3 Wanabigfam3
    2 Responses Jun 22, 2008

    TTC For a Long Time

    My Fiance have been TTC for nearly 5 years, encountering many problems, which consist of miscarriages.  I'm to the point that I'm thinking it may never happen and it really has me down....so what do we do and how do I cope?
    maybebaby2009 maybebaby2009
    1 Response Aug 22, 2008

    Anyone Testing Nov 9-14th?

    I'm hoping for a bpf! I'm really hoping for it
    inkedmommy inkedmommy
    26-30, F
    Nov 4, 2013

    Giving Him The Best Present Ever..

    I have been with my partner for just short of 2 years & we have been trying for a baby for almost a year. It's so frustrating that it isn't happening and we both want it so much, I really don't know what to do. I think of it a lot and we always talk about it and discuss what our...
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses May 26, 2012

    It Just Doesn't Seem Fair Sometimes

    My husband and I have been TTC for 3 years and it just seems sometimes like it is never going to happen. Not to mention the fact that everytime I turn around, a friend is getting pregnant, or I hear about babies having babies. I just want  one of my own, but...
    Feverish Feverish
    22-25, F
    May 19, 2009

    Baby Number Two

    I got married when I was 17. My son was born a month after I turned 18. And no my husband and I didn't marry because I was pregnant. We married because we were in love.(still are) We found out a month after we married that we were expecting. Most 17 year old girls would be...
    Ari23 Ari23
    18-21, F
    Oct 26, 2012

    I'm going to start ttc next month.

    I hope everything goes well. I wonder if I'm the only one who hasn't over planned.
    anafiel anafiel
    26-30, F
    Jan 23, 2016

    TTC With No Luck....

    Hello, I am Nicole. I am 22 years old (yes young I know), my Husband is 26 and we have been TTC since early Dec 2011. I was on depo for most of my teen years, I went off in march 2009 right after I got married. In sept 2011 I went back on because I kept forgetting my pills. By...
    coleymarie91 coleymarie91
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 4, 2013

    Well, I just found one of my friends is having

    her second baby and I'm still working on number 1. I am 23 years old and have been TTC for almost 14 months now. It's just frustrating seeing all these people having babies and I still can't seem to have one. I have an appointment with my gyno to run some tests to see what's up...
    Findingmyself84 Findingmyself84
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 25, 2014
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