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How long does it take to get pregnant?

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Kittycat1991 Sun 16-Feb-14 20:30:09

I stopped my pill last week because me and my boyfriend are trying for a child, we haven't ever tried it before so we don't know how long it takes to get caught pregnant please help ?

SweepTheHalls Sun 16-Feb-14 20:33:34

Anything from 1 month to never. Sorry OP, but what a silly question!

BikeRunSki Sun 16-Feb-14 20:33:43

For some people it can be first cycle; for others it never happens. I'd say an average amongst my friends us around 5 months, but there are many, many factors that affect this.

Foxsticks Sun 16-Feb-14 20:35:18

How long is a piece of string?

Maybe you need to do a bit of research into this.

SoonToBeSix Sun 16-Feb-14 20:35:27

If no fertility problems 6 -12 months is average

PenguinsEatSpinach Sun 16-Feb-14 20:35:34

From 0 months (ie contraception failure) to never.

But lesa than a year is considered normal in terms of further investigation in younger age groups.

Kittycat1991 Sun 16-Feb-14 20:36:26

I don't know because I'm new to this site and I don't have any children myself I know it can take a long time or it can happen quickly just wanted to know everyone else experiences and timing thankyou x

NickNacks Sun 16-Feb-14 20:37:35

Get caught pregnant?

How very 1950s! :-)

m33r Sun 16-Feb-14 20:39:09

I'm on month 15 and nothing. My friend, first month. Good luck

HorraceTheOtter Sun 16-Feb-14 20:41:04

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Worriedthistimearound Sun 16-Feb-14 20:42:45

But you asked how long it takes, you didn't ask people how long it took them. Tbh, either would be a very silly question as this site will give the same wide range from 1 shag through to never or not yet even after 10 or so yrs of trying.

Depending upon your age, if you're both healthy without fertility problems and are having regular unprotected sex you are likely to fall pregnant within 6mths of stopping the pill. But this is a big generalisation.

YoureBeingASillyBilly Sun 16-Feb-14 20:43:09

2.5 minutes

eurochick Sun 16-Feb-14 20:44:09

Somewhere between one shag and never, as another poster said!

Skiingmaniac Sun 16-Feb-14 20:44:31

13 months with my first and one night with my second!

PuppyMummy Sun 16-Feb-14 20:46:20

Already answered the question on your other thread.

You might find it useful to have a browse on the conception section of the nhs website, there is also a section here on mumsnet.

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