Skip to content
Dont really know whats going on...
amandab57 posted:
Hello, my fiance and I have been trying to concieve since jan. 2011... I have been of the depo shot for the past 2 last shot was nov. 6 doctor prescribed meds for me to get my cycle back on may 1 2010 ...theyve been regular since about july or august of last cycles are 24-25 days not sure if our timing is wrong or if me or him is the problem...ive tried opks, eating right, exercising, getting suffient amounts of rest, little stress as possile, we both are taking vitamins...any helpful input on anything else we should try would be greatly appreciated.....Thannk You
maragayle responded:
Have the ovulation tests come back positive at all? I find that the digital ones are much easier. Sometimes it's hard to tell whether or not the test line is dark enough. You've only been trying for six months, so don't get too frustrated. If you hit the one year mark, that's when they start doing the diagnostic tests. We're going through that right now. We started ttc in June of 2010, just before our wedding.

My current doctor (my first one was a nightmare!) said the best thing to do is to have sex as often as possible on days 10-20. OPKs aren't 100% reliable. If you wait until the OPK says positive, it may be too late. Also, it's expensive, but it's better to test twice a day for ovulation. If you test in the morning, it may be too late if your surge happened the night before or too early if it happens later in the day.

Hope that helps! Lots of luck to you and your fiance!
amandab57 replied to maragayle's response:
Thanx so much...we're also gonna give preseed at try...its supposed to be a sperm-friendly lube..good luck to you and yours :)

Featuring Experts

David Walmer, MD, PhD is a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist at Atlantic Reproductive Medicine Specialists . During his 25 year...More

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