How long did it take you to get pregnant?

posted 3 years ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: How long did it take you to get pregnant after coming off birth control?
    Right away : (28 votes)
    33 %
    1-3 months : (25 votes)
    29 %
    3-6 months : (11 votes)
    13 %
    6-9 months : (4 votes)
    5 %
    9-12 months : (5 votes)
    6 %
    over a year : (12 votes)
    14 %
  • Post # 3
    11668 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I stopped BC in April and we used the pull out method. On my second cycle off BC we got pregnant the one time he didn’t pull out.

    Post # 4
    2184 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2011 - Florida Aquarium

    I got pregnant the third cycle after coming off birth control. We weren’t trying. 

    Post # 5
    2256 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    5 months / 5 cycles. We were definitely trying every one of those months, and it finally happened!

    Post # 6
    4296 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    It took us 12 cycles after coming off birth control. I was also on Clomid. No medical issues with either of us.

    Post # 7
    787 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    it took us 15 cycles of actively trying, I was off birth control for 2 yrs.  I was also on Clomid as well, and neither of us had any medical issues either.

    Post # 8
    1147 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I went of BCP in April & got PG our first month trying which was my 3rd cycle off BCP. We decided I’d go off the pill a few months before trying so I could chart & get a sense of my cycles. I also met with my OB for a pre-TTC apt/pap to make sure my lady bits looked alright.

    Post # 9
    1304 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Got pregnant on the second try, ended in an early miscarriage.  Subsequently, I got pregnant on the fourth try.  I’m not quite 10 weeks along so not 100% certain yet if this one will stick but at least we made it past the first heartbeat scan this time!

    Post # 10
    2402 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    3rd cycle after coming off BCP.

    Post # 12
    671 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I love reading these threads. We’re on our second month/second cycle. Hoping the stars align sooner than later.

    Post # 13
    12875 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Still trying.  On 5th cycle, 10th month.

    Post # 14
    1118 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    2nd cycle after getting IUD removed.  1st month trying.

    Post # 15
    2690 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I said right away but just answering for my second pregnancy.  I only used BC that time after my first and after I stopped BC we got pregnant pretty much right away… it ended in an ectopic though.  However after I was cleared to try again I was pregnant pretty soon after that.

    Post # 16
    261 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I was on BC for ~15 years and got pregnant during my second cycle after going off of it. Still early but hoping for the best! Smile

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