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danamary posted:
I have been having a lot of troubles getting pregnant and with my menstrual cycle, and i'm really starting to get depressed. I am only 24 years old. I went a year without getting my period (3 years ago) and was put on birth control. they did a blood test on my to see why i wasn't getting my period and my DHEAS level are higher then normal. I recently decided i wanted to get off birth control, and try to get pregnant, July 2013. When i went off the birth control i thought it would fix my system so i would start getting my period on my own. i was right! i have been regularly getting my period now since the end of July. I know i am ovulating, because i went to my doctor and she did some blood tests. Now its been 5 months of trying and im worried! there must be something wrong with me! my spouse has a child with someone else before me and i want a child together and i feel like its never going to happen for me and im really starting to get depressed. Does anyone have these same issues? can anyone give me some advice?
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amarilys responded:
I'm in the same boat. I am 33 years old. I was on birth control for a long time and earlier this year developed a DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis or blood clot). So I had to stop the pill immediately. My hubby and I were talking about trying to conceive soon anyways. So here we are 8 months later, and still nothing. Now I just recently noticed that I was getting the right kind of cervical mucus (the stretchy raw egg like consistency you want to see around ovulation time). I never noticed that before and I have been looking for it. So I'm wondering if maybe I wasn't ovulating and just finally started ovulating. But I have read it can take a healthy couple up to a year to conceive. So honestly, I don't think you should worry about your situation just yet. Are you tracking your ovulation? You can use Ovulation Predictor Kits to find out when you are about to ovulate and time intercourse around that time. Keep in mind that you are considered fertile up to 5 days prior to ovulation and 2 days after. I hope this helps. Good luck to you and baby dust to both of us


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