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If you got pregnant quickly with DC1 - did you get pregnant quickly the second time round?

(45 Posts)
Myneaux Tue 27-Nov-12 10:17:13

thats it really smile....currently on first month of TTC number 2.

Last time round I was pregnant within the first 2 months but we had a lot more sex then. Feeling a bit anxious that it might take longer this time round and having taken 4 years to decide that I would like another I now want to get on with it !

HistoryKitty Tue 27-Nov-12 17:11:09

4 months with DD, then a year with DC2, currently 12 weeks but my DH had a new job where he was doing night shifts so I blame that.

As someone said upthread, book a holiday, we were supposed to be going to Cyprus in June, now the date we were going is less then a week after my due date! Looks like we'll need to review that one.

BionicEmu Tue 27-Nov-12 17:24:41

From a different situation - took us nearly 2.5 years to conceive DC1, then we got the shock of our lives when I fell pregnant with DC2 after the first month of trying! It really can be totally different for everybody.

Good luck!

TinkyPeet Tue 27-Nov-12 17:49:39

With ds I was on the pill, with dd we were using condoms, this one is the only planned bubba and I fell on in cycle 2 but think we started too late cycle 1 as af arrived a week after deciding to try lol. Good luck xx

CountryKitty Tue 27-Nov-12 17:59:17

Currently 32 wks pg with DD3 but this is actually our 5th pregnancy (3rd this year). Fell pg 1st month with all 5, but unfortunately didn't always mean a successful pg. DD1 was a surprise 2 weeks after coming off the pill. DD2 & DD3 both planned.


Jojoba1986 Tue 27-Nov-12 18:09:39

Took us about 10 minutes with both! blush

nannyl Tue 27-Nov-12 19:06:35


far too fast

ItsMyLastOne Tue 27-Nov-12 23:15:24

With DC1 I we conceived 6 weeks after being told I was infertile, so we weren't trying, just not using protection.

With DC2 it took 18 months.

DS1 - got pregnant within a month, DS2 a couple of years later was a complete accident (were using condoms, but obviously not very well blush) Next time we actively tried, it took 6 months to conceive the pregnancy I then m/c, but I got pregnant with DD 3 months after that. Getting pg with DD seemed to take forever from when we first decided to go for it, but 9 months or so isn't really that long I guess.

1978andallthat Tue 27-Nov-12 23:26:40

I was other way. Two and a half years for
Number 1. Periods came back when she was 15 months and pg after one period with number 2.

ToManyDicksOnTheDancefloor Wed 28-Nov-12 10:50:46

I got pregnant first month with both, it's my due date today.

dreamingofsun Wed 28-Nov-12 10:54:08

pregnant immediately with all 3.

MrsHelsBels74 Wed 28-Nov-12 10:55:00

I got pregnant 2nd month after stopping using contraception all 3 times. 2nd time resulted in miscarriage but have 2 boys now.

Anaisa Wed 28-Nov-12 11:36:21

Two months with DS1 and just over two years with DS2. Gave up after two years of trying and decided to concentrate on my career. Changed jobs and bingo, was pregnant the day after I handed in my notice. grin

TerracottaPie Wed 28-Nov-12 12:05:52

Pregnant on first try for all DCs (pregnant with DC4 right now).

I was fully expecting to have life revolve around ttc and the 2ww and the disappointments that can come with the whole process. Particularly when trying for DC3 and 4 as I'm a bit older than I was with the first two. I think I also thought that there was no way I'd be as lucky as I had been for DC1 and 2.

Cookiesandcoffee Wed 28-Nov-12 15:45:39

Dd1 the second month after coming off the pill and (badly) using condoms!
Dd2 (currently 38 wks) month after removal of coil.
Two different partners butwas in early 20s.

DM took 2.5 years with of her children roughly. I think it can vary though. I know people who have had their first within a month of trying and over ayear with their 2nd.
Good luck! And happy trying smile

bigkidsdidit Wed 28-Nov-12 15:46:51

Yes first month both times

Good luck smile

ScrambledSmegs Wed 28-Nov-12 15:59:14

Err... no.

<breaks thread>

BuntyCollocks Wed 28-Nov-12 17:05:47

6 months with dc1. Currently 36 weeks with dc2, who took 2 months. Dc1 I think took so long as I had the pill in my system, and I'd been taking it for 10 years.

inadreamworld Wed 28-Nov-12 23:02:13

Got pg in 1st month with DD. Took about 6 months with 2nd baby but DH was only home at weekends for a lot of this time, also DD was only a baby herself so my periods were all over the place until she was a year old (which is when I conceived again). Actually glad I didn't get pg earlier the 2nd time or the age gap would have been ridiculously small!!!

Dynababy Thu 29-Nov-12 07:35:17

1st month with DS and now 10 weeks preg with DC2 and conception was an oops! Only did it once and now preg. So can happen very quickly but completely different for others I know. Fingers crossed for you!

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