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How long did it take you to conceive?

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cbmb12 Wed 18-Dec-13 21:32:52

Hi all - I am brand new here (this is my very first post) and have just decided to start TTC this month.
I am 29, my husband is 31... I was wondering how long it took all of you to get pregnant (if you have managed)?

Bythebeach Wed 18-Dec-13 21:48:39

At 26, 29 and 34.

isitcocktailhouryet Wed 18-Dec-13 21:49:22

First time both times, I was 36 and 38.

rachyconks Wed 18-Dec-13 21:49:37

10 or 11 months first time.
This time was "we should think about having another baby". Then I was pregnant. I'd only had 2 cycles post bf-ing!

TKKW Wed 18-Dec-13 21:51:02

first child: not planned and after unprotected sex, second one: planned and again, first month of trying.

Very lucky and DH seems very proud of himself.

Best luck to you both.

TKKW Wed 18-Dec-13 21:51:51

I was 29 1st time and DH 35.

TKKW Wed 18-Dec-13 21:52:42

2nd baby, i was 32 and dh 37.5 years old to be precise.

stickysausages Wed 18-Dec-13 21:52:54

It honestly varies so much, person to person. After an mc, it took over a year to fall pg again, which ended in another mc but I got pg again the 2nd cycle after. No rhyme or reason tbh!

Good luck OP, having lots of sex is a crucial thing that some people forget!!

mssleepyhead Wed 18-Dec-13 21:58:01

Two months, but it's early days yet. I'm 32 and DH is 36.

cbmb12 Wed 18-Dec-13 22:00:13

Congrats to all of you who are pregnant or have littl'uns!

Also reassuring to hear so many positive stories... it took my mother nearly 9 years (after some damage caused by a clunky 1970s IUD) and it makes me a bit nervous...

I have been going on the assumption of it being about a 20% chance each month (unless there is something more complex going on), but god...I didn't realise how brutal the two week wait is! Its doing my head in!

sarahquilt Wed 18-Dec-13 22:01:15

A month. I'm 32.

MrsCharlieD Wed 18-Dec-13 22:03:21

4 years of unprotected sex but we didn't think we could get pregnant as i have A high bmi. We then went away for my 30th birthday and had lots of drunken frolics and boom. Im now nearly 16 weeks. My Dh is also 30 x x

livingzuid Wed 18-Dec-13 22:05:32

14 months ended in mc at 34. Now 15 1/2 weeks and took a further 7 months so was 35. Interestingly fell pg with this one a month and a half after thyroid problem was diagnosed and treated smile

RadgeWeeMidden Wed 18-Dec-13 22:12:14

First time but then miscarried. Now pg after 2 months trying

LittlePeaPod Wed 18-Dec-13 22:16:18

I am 37 and DH is 41. This is our first and it took six weeks post to conceive. Good luck op.

Mindboggle Wed 18-Dec-13 22:18:02

5 months, so not too long, but the two week wait gets old fast!

craftynclothy Wed 18-Dec-13 22:21:32

I was 25 & 27, conceived both times on the first cycle. My mum took 4 years conceiving me so I was a bit surprised. It did mean we doubled up on contraception after dd2 until Dh got the snip <paranoid>

cbmb12 Wed 18-Dec-13 22:21:39

Yep, the two week wait is a pain in the a**e. I am analysing everything. Am getting lots of twinges in ovary/hip area...and today I've been getting them in lower central pelvis...and am getting OBSESSED! Although am totally aware it could be IBS type thing, or stress...or so many things

Cariad007 Wed 18-Dec-13 22:30:00

2 shags, and I was 36.

cbmb12 Wed 18-Dec-13 22:31:04

I am enjoying these positive stories!

dimdommilpot Wed 18-Dec-13 22:39:24

Aged 25 first time and i was on the pill, so she was a surprise though very much wanted after we got over the initial shock.
This time i was aged 28 and it happened the first time we tried. We have been very lucky.

grobagsforever Wed 18-Dec-13 23:37:18

First month both times at 29 and 33. V v lucky.

youaremychocolatecake Wed 18-Dec-13 23:51:04

First time was an accident, a happy accident smile second time I came off the pill had 1 period and then got pregnant. I think That's probably quite unusual though, was expecting it to take a year for some reason. I clearly only have to glance in the general direction of a penis (never looking again) good luck with TTC winksmile

youaremychocolatecake Wed 18-Dec-13 23:51:31

And I was 26 and 30

lizziekal Thu 19-Dec-13 07:17:05

14 years for a spontaneous (and so far successful) pregnancy. Started trying when I was 25 and am now 39.

ASmidgeofMidge Thu 19-Dec-13 07:30:03

First time (28) got pg the first time we tried. Had been on the pill for some years. Second time (34) took about 3-4 cycles

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