Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    infertile
    avatar
    shaybabe25 posted:
    I have been trying for well over 12 months now to get pregnant and i seem to have no luck ... I have went to my OBGYN and they say everything looks ok... Im starting to think that I may never conceive...Im only 26 so i have a few more years to try.. What should I do ??? I have a ovulation calender and have inrercourse regularly, also I have no been on any type of birthcontroll in well over a year also ... HELP what should I do
    Reply
     
    avatar
    butterflys97 responded:
    I am no expert and I am here trying to get answers myself. I just wanted to respond to your post, also hoping someone can shed light in my situation. First and foremost I want to say infertility suxxs. I am sorry we are going thru this and hopefully there will be baby dust coming our way soon, and for all the ladies on here. I wanted to let you know that after a year of trying with no success your OB/GYN can refer you to a RE. However there are tests he can himself can order to check you out. To check hormones,your ovulation,clotting disorders things of that sort. You should also try taking pre-natal vitamins, folic acid, and some may even suggest baby aspirin. I also reccomend checking your ovulation, you can even find ovulation tests in the dollar store, I myself used them they are very effective. I am even going to look into accupunture and chinese herbal medicines. I have heard this has helped many achieve fertility. The good thing is you are still young and yes you do have plenty of time. But remember the years go by quickly. There may not be anything wrong with you or they may be an issue that needs to be addressed. Sometimes minor things that can easily be addressed/treated can prevent you from conceiving. Like having a vitamin defficiency that can be corrected by just taking extra folic acid. Push your doctors to help you. I hope this is of some sort of help. Stay in contact if you'd like. Good luck and God Bless.
     
    avatar
    gO_Naturally_Pregnant responded:
    Hey you two,

    It it a great start to track your cycle and identify when ovulation occurs.

    That is in our opinion the most important step, but there are a number of other things that you need to look into.

    However there are a lot of variable that contribute to getting pregnant natural, both physically and mentally.

    For example are you a regular coffeine drinker? (This includes Coke, Tea and most carbonated drinks) Is your PARTNER a regular coffee drinker? Do you smoke? Does your PARTNER smoke? Are you using the right lubricants (if any used)? Sex position? etc...

    We have a comprehensive list of the ESSENTIAL things that you need to implement or change to increase the chances of getting pregnant naturally drastically.

    Click Here -> Important get pregnant naturally Tips (1st Part)
    Click Here -> 2nd part tips to get pregnant naturally

    Have a read through them and remember your partner has to change a few things too.

    Hope this helps and best of luck.

    Keeping my fingers crossed for both of you


    Helpful Tips

    New Committee Opinion on Female Fertility TestingExpert
    New Guidelines on Fertility Testing! American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) released a Committee Opinion on evaluation of the ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    9 of 9 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit the Duke Fertility Center