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ahans86 posted:
How long should we be TTC before a doctor would normally perscribe Clomid?? I've read alot of things that say to wait a year before seeking any kind of medical attention but I hate the thought of waiting a full year. We've already been trying 7 months now and it is a little frustrating. I wouldn't be in such a rush but my hubby is 34 years old and I'm 25. We both want to start a family so badly and wanted 3, maybe 4 children but I feel as if time is really ticking. I'm so frustrated that all my dr. can tell me is to be patient and to not stress... easier said than done!!
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ahans86 responded:
Oh, and my cycles have been 38-40 days apart since going off birth control which is odd since my cycles were normally 28-30 days before I was on the pill. I've already tried the ovulation kits, and tested twice a day even. Every time produced a negative result. Any other suggestions?
 
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deliela999 replied to ahans86's response:
My doctor was ready to move on at about 8 months, but because I showed him there was a problem. I was due for my annual pap and I started using the OPK. I had 3 full cycles of using them every day with negatives. Since I wasn't getting a positive I took one every day and didn't stop like the instructions say. I had all the results on a calendar when i went for my appointment. He did a bunch of blood work then started me on clomid. I took 4 cycles and had an HSG and DH had a SA. Now he's passed me on to an RE and I'm waiting for that appointment in 3 weeks.
 
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mrs62610 responded:
Your situation is similar to mine!

I'm 24 and DH is 37 we have been TTC for 10 months. We also want 3-4 kids. This is my 1st round of Clomid. I went off b/c in March 2011 and was having trouble with AF. I used opks off and on and never had a . My dr would prescribe something to bring on AF but I finally had to tell her "I don't believe I am ovulating.". That was at 8 months. She gave me Clomid with no arguments and I'm currently in my first official 2ww!

I think it just depends on your dr how early they start treatment. Have you tried being more aggressive with them and explaining the situation? I found I just had to speak up about my concerns and then my dr did what I wanted.
Me-24 DH-37 TTC 1 for 9 months. Start Clomid on 12/29!


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