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

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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.

CareerGirl01 Wed 03-Apr-13 19:11:33

I mean bubs not buns - it's been a bit of a week for me.

bonzo77 Wed 03-Apr-13 19:11:35

35. 15 months and one MC. Got pg after about 5 minutes for DS1, aged 31.

spanky2 Wed 03-Apr-13 19:14:05

One time and I was 33 and had endemetriosis! Dh must have strong swimmers! We were so lucky because I didn't think I would get another ds!

Jollyb Wed 03-Apr-13 19:15:29

Am 35. Overall took 1 us year to conceive our second but that includes 3 miscarriages along the way.

SuffolkNWhat Wed 03-Apr-13 19:35:18

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redandyellowandpinkandgreen Wed 03-Apr-13 20:11:39

About 10 months, I was 36 and have PCOS though.

MamaBlue4 Wed 03-Apr-13 20:22:12

I'm 23.

We waited until ds1 was around 2 until we tried for our 2nd and within weeks of stopping using the condoms, I was pregnant. Then on our 3rd; a month of trying then I was pregnant with dts. Now, we started trying on 24th Feb, and I'm 5+1 weeks pregnant.

Apparently, I'm very fertile.

Flisspaps Wed 03-Apr-13 20:23:49

Two months, and I was 29.

windywoo26 Wed 03-Apr-13 20:37:38

Am 35 and took 1 month this time. Took 9 months (after mc) with DS and had taken 9 months to get pg then. Assumed it would take a little while again.

louby86 Wed 03-Apr-13 20:52:48

6 months the first time I got pregnant, one night the second time grin

Gurraun Wed 03-Apr-13 20:53:36

Ds1 - 2 months aged 32. Ds2 (24 weeks pg) 7 months aged 35 - had some hormone imbalance issued caused by pill with pg2 but resolved by homeopathy (I think but possibly mother nature)

Mamabear12 Wed 03-Apr-13 20:56:49

First time it took one try and I couldnt believe it. I am always on schedule with my cycle, 28 days and right before first baby turned one, I thought lets try now because I want them close in age. My cycles were not completely regular bc I was still breastfeeding. However, we managed again on very first try (and one shag!) I couldn't believe it. I was nervous about the second fertility as well, bc there are a lot of articles. Now, just crossing fingers everything goes well. I am 10 weeks 5 days. Oh and I'm 30 now.

RemindMeWhatSleepIs Wed 03-Apr-13 20:58:24

DD conceived aged 30 and DS conceived aged 32 (also had a miscarriage aged 30). All 3 pregnancies achieved by having sex just the once.

Good luck!

sleepingsatellite Wed 03-Apr-13 20:58:50

9 months, I was 29. Took 14 months to get pregnant with DS1 so was prepared for a wait!

CitizenOscar Wed 03-Apr-13 21:02:49

33, about 4 months. Felt like longer!

SqueakyCleanNameChange Wed 03-Apr-13 21:03:07

2 months, aged 34. First DC took 18 months.

VerySmallSqueak Wed 03-Apr-13 21:06:05

9 months from birth of DD1 to conception of DD2.
I was 37.

Funions Wed 03-Apr-13 21:08:10

Had 1st at 33, followed by 18 months very much contracepted, then 2nd at just turned 38, TTC roughly 2.5 years for no2, with a couple of early mcs.

atrcts Wed 03-Apr-13 21:08:38

My first took about 7 months at age 35 and my second was first try at 39 years old!

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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