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Fasterkillpussycat Wed 10-Apr-13 17:28:27

Apologies - this is mainly a wail of frustration. TTC for the first time. Already a bit worried about it because I am 37 - my doctor already pointed out the error of my ways in not having a child when I was 18 and more fertile..

Anyway we are only on cycle 4 which I know is not long but now, alongside the general misery of having a period this month, my period has been going on for 14 days! Went to the doctor who has ordered blood tests for next week and then I am to go back a week later for results. Not even a chance at 2 week wait this month then.

Has any one else experienced this or can anyone offer some words of wisdom? Thanks.

DizzyPurple Wed 10-Apr-13 17:35:14

Nice of your Dr to be so helpful, not. Not easy to say but try and be patient. Fertility Dr's probably won't be interested until you've been ttc for 6 months + and there is a good chance you'll conceive in that time. If not seek help early, there are options. Good luck.

Fasterkillpussycat Wed 10-Apr-13 17:39:54

Thanks. I know - I did point out that I was at uni at 18 (and single) so perhaps not the best time to be trying for a baby. He was not convinced.

NotWithoutMyMerkin Wed 10-Apr-13 20:21:41

Have you just come off BC such as the pill or coil? It can take quite a few months for your cycles to settle down if that is the case. Otherwise I think the tests will hopefully prove nothing is wrong. In the meantime poke your stupid doctor with a very sharp stick for being a dick

NotWithoutMyMerkin Wed 10-Apr-13 20:24:01

Ps... feel free to find the Elderberries thread in conception and come and join us. We are all over 30, TTC #1 and happy to answer questions and give support where needed

Fasterkillpussycat Wed 10-Apr-13 22:03:39

No - I had the implant removed about 18 months ago, so it is all a bit strange. I am sure there will be a straightforward explanation but it all just feels like bad timing.

Thanks - I will come and find the thread.

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