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How long did it take to conceive your second child and what age are you?

(69 Posts)
Pinkflipflop Wed 03-Apr-13 18:13:10

Just wondering really!

I'm 33 and have just had my first ds. We know we want another and definitely don't want a big age gap.

I'm worried by all the recent publicity about how many couples really struggle to get pregnant with their second baby.

Sparklyboots Wed 03-Apr-13 23:25:44

Two months but we didn't manage to DTD exactly on ovulation day the first month, so I don't know if that counts. I was 35. (DC 1 got pg the first day of trying, I was 33).

BikeRunSki Wed 03-Apr-13 23:23:29

40, one month.

Gimmeechocolate Wed 03-Apr-13 23:20:50

I was 28 first time and took 1 month, almost 30 2nd time and took one drunken night! Third time took exactly 2 years, 34 by the time it happened.

SquirrelNuts Wed 03-Apr-13 23:01:51

I was 23, first month trying. Quicker than the first time round.

Lionsntigersnbears Wed 03-Apr-13 23:00:00

First time if trying and I was 39 and a half. Couldn't believe it!

EskSmith Wed 03-Apr-13 22:43:51

I was 33 when I conceived DD2, it took 1 time, as it did with DD1.

Made the years of contraceptive use seem worthwhile ;)

Norfolknway Wed 03-Apr-13 22:10:51

31 and we 'tried' once smile

VioletStar Wed 03-Apr-13 21:41:00

35 and first attempt. Had DD at age 36. (DS was a surprise at age 34, but a good surprise!)

somanymore Wed 03-Apr-13 21:39:44

My son (9) was unplanned - we were married and knew we wanted children but hadn't actually stopped the pill to try!

We seperated and I remarried. 6 month ago we stopped contrapception to "let fate decide". I'm 20 weeks with triplets!!!

exoticfruits Wed 03-Apr-13 21:35:53

38first attempt.

MrsJohnDeere Wed 03-Apr-13 21:35:41

First month of trying (after taking 8 years to conceive ds1). I was 36.

chickensandbees Wed 03-Apr-13 21:32:50

38 and first attempt

CheerfulYank Wed 03-Apr-13 21:32:31

First month. I'm 30 smile

OrangeFootedScrubfowl Wed 03-Apr-13 21:28:53

1 month. I was 33.

LittleMilla Wed 03-Apr-13 21:28:52

Tried for 6 months to no avail. Then decided to stop. One drunken bonk and I got pg! Bizarre.

I'm 32

tunnocksteacake Wed 03-Apr-13 21:28:47

First and second pregnancies first time of trying, aged 29 and 31. Second ended in MC, conceived DD 5 months later.

Liara Wed 03-Apr-13 21:28:00

2 1/2 years and I was 37 when I eventually got pg.

We did have a long history of infertility, though. Were very surprised to have a second at all!

Smudging Wed 03-Apr-13 21:27:09

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georgie22 Wed 03-Apr-13 21:26:27

39 and first month of trying! Think dh was looking forward to a few months of hot rampant sex but 'twas not to be!!

Smudging Wed 03-Apr-13 21:26:24

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

shallweshop Wed 03-Apr-13 21:24:42

It took 6 months to conceive DS and I was 41 with only one fallopian tube left following a previous ectopic. There is a 25 month age gap between him and DD.

Guitargirl Wed 03-Apr-13 21:21:25

I was 30 when we conceived DC1 and 32 conceiving DC2. Both times conceived within one month and the second time around I was still breastfeeding.

louby86 Wed 03-Apr-13 21:17:37

Didn't answer fully, sorry. I was 24 when I conceived the first time and 26 this time.

Catchingmockingbirds Wed 03-Apr-13 21:17:17

I conceived at 24, after about 9 months of trying but that ended in a mc at 8 weeks. I then conceived again a week later and she's currently wriggling around in my tummy and is due next month. My first I conceived at 18.

TippiShagpile Wed 03-Apr-13 21:09:42

Got pg when ds1 was 3 months old. And I was EBF. And I was 36.

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