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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)?

Butterytoast Wed 18-Dec-13 21:35:05

I was 27 First time round and all it took was a drunken careless holiday. This time at 30 it took 6 months from coming off the pill and injection. I'm currently 24 weeks pregnant smile

Butterytoast Wed 18-Dec-13 21:35:22

I was 27 First time round and all it took was a drunken careless holiday. This time at 30 it took 6 months from coming off the pill and injection. I'm currently 24 weeks pregnant smile

Tractorandtree Wed 18-Dec-13 21:35:40

First month both times, I was 27 with dc1 and 30 with dc2. I'm aware I'm very lucky.

Good luck smile

Plateofcrumbs Wed 18-Dec-13 21:36:46

15 months (aged 35)

Haribotangfastic Wed 18-Dec-13 21:37:23

First time got caught first month I came off pill, second time took 3 months but 3rd time took 9 or 10 months.

Mabelandrose Wed 18-Dec-13 21:37:29

First time both times!

tassisssss Wed 18-Dec-13 21:37:36

1st time - about 6 months though dh had just had testicular cancer so not on top form

2nd time - 2 agonising years (with 2 m/cs). Still painful to think about.

3rd time - she just crept up on us, I was still BFing loads and we weren't actively "trying" yet. Such a blessing after the previous time.

bigbangfan Wed 18-Dec-13 21:38:09

2 months, aged 33

Jbck Wed 18-Dec-13 21:38:23

Once with both, mid 30s then early 40s. DH said it was his Super-Sperm grin

Mabelandrose Wed 18-Dec-13 21:38:47

(Also aware I'm very lucky. And have had a mc, so im not so good at the rest of the pregnancy bit).

TobyLerone Wed 18-Dec-13 21:38:49

4 or 5 cycles this time.

I was 35 (now 36) and DH is 27. Currently 37+3.

PickledMoomin Wed 18-Dec-13 21:39:04

Over two years- bbt, opks etc at 24.

Littlefish Wed 18-Dec-13 21:39:23

2 and a half years sad.
We were both 36 and were a month away from starting IVF when I found out I was pregnant grin.

Sasafraz Wed 18-Dec-13 21:41:03

It is normal to take 6 months to a year. Each month you have around 20% chance of pregnancy at your age. Don't get discouraged if it doesn't work right away. It took me 2 years and 4 IVFs but I am much older than you.

DontCallMeDaughter Wed 18-Dec-13 21:41:09

First baby was an accident, second one took 12 months!

Whobody Wed 18-Dec-13 21:41:27

We were lucky. 34 for first one and it took 1 month. 37 for second and it took 3 months.

That said I have friends who have taken 18 months to conceive no 2, so obviously it varies massively.

Chunderella Wed 18-Dec-13 21:43:14

I have had unprotected sex once in my life. It resulted in DD.

ItsaWonderfulLifeofGru Wed 18-Dec-13 21:43:56

1 month with DD1 aged 28
13 months with DD2 aged 32
1 month with DC3 aged 35 (14 weeks pregnant)

Barbsta Wed 18-Dec-13 21:45:13

I was keeping track of periods and expected ovulation dates and becoming obsessed straight away and had no luck after 2 month. I wasn't too worried but a friend told me she tried for 6 month doing it the same way then threw away her diary and just carried on as normal and got pregnant that month. I stopped checking on dates after the second month and stopped stressing and got pregnant the 3rd month smile must mean something if both of us got pregnant the same month we stopped stressing about it

LastOneDancing Wed 18-Dec-13 21:45:42

Second month, although we were only practicing first one. I'd been off the nuvaring about 6 months which probably helped.

I'm 34.

piratecat Wed 18-Dec-13 21:45:59

3 yrs

AveryJessup Wed 18-Dec-13 21:46:50

About a year and a half to get successfully pregnant with DS. Was pregnant after 8 months but had MMC at 12 weeks. We were 32 and 30.

Trying now for DC 2 and so far we're 2 months in with no luck yet. I'm not that fussed as it's early days by my track record but I am jealous of friends who can time their age gaps whatever way they want! Not an option for us...

teenagetantrums Wed 18-Dec-13 21:47:04

Unprotected sex once and DS was a result, and not planned

DD was planned took 2 months.

i know im lucky.

Bythebeach Wed 18-Dec-13 21:47:16

First was an accident, second and third both first month trying. Also aware very lucky.

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