Post # 1
This is our third cycle TTC. I had been consistently ovulating around day 19 before paragard removal 2 months ago. First cycle I ovulated day 19 (IUD removed a week prior), then last cycle I was traveling, my temps were wonky and FF changed her mind a few times said I ovulated CD 14, then 18, then 15. I had EWCM day 16.
DH’s job is 1.5 hours away for the next 9 months. We have a house by my job and an apartment by his, and due to work schedules, we usually see each other Thursday-Sunday. We were really hoping to get a BFP the first three cycles because things will be much easier if I deliver before he changes jobs, and this cycle is our last chance. I have even been doing acupuncture though I feel like crap afterwards to increase our chances.
CD 15 is a Thursday. I have an event I really want to go to CD 14 that makes seeing DH difficult. I figured we would BD CD 10, 11, 13, 15, and 16. One of us would have to drive for CD 13. Today I found out I have a work meeting CD 13 that I can’t miss. I am super sad. Any suggestions or advice? Thanks!
Post # 3
First off, if acupuncture makes you feel like crap, you probably shouldn’t do it!
Secondly, I wouldn’t worry too much about your timing! But if you really are, you could always skip your event on the 14th?
Post # 4
My Dr. told me to BD every other day during the fertile window. The day in between allows time for the sperm count to go back up. As long as you can get it in every other day I wouldn’t worry.
Post # 5
I only hit O-2 of the fertile window the cycle we successfully got pregnant (after I had given up on ovulating all together). The first time we got pregnant we hit O-3, O-1 & O but miscarried. Your ovulation seems to vary so it might not matter that you didn’t have sex tonight. It might be good for you guys to make the time in the next couple of days.
Post # 6
- Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL
@guitargirl: cough cough, I’m sick…
Post # 7
Here is my last cycle. Please tell me when you think I ovulated. I am hoping about day 16- later means short luteal phase, earlier means trouble timing this cycle. Yes, I am stressing but TTC is making me an emotional mess.
Post # 8
@guitargirl: You have a lot of open circles, is there a reason? Are you temping at the same time every day?
Post # 9
@wandering_gypsy: Last cycle I was traveling with a crazy work schedule, DH had surgery, you name it- so I wasn’t able to take my temp at a steady time. I lean toward CD 16 since I had EWCM but maybe that is just wishful thinking?
Post # 10
@guitargirl: Honestly, I would say CD14… But with so many open circles it’s hard to tell. Try taking some OPKs to nail down a day this cycle.
Post # 11
I wanna say CD18 or 20 based on the temp rises, but i usually get a TON of EWCM the day before I O!
Post # 12
My gyno told me to BD every THIRD day, so I think you’re fine. From what I’ve read/seen, the chances are better the closer to O you BD, like 2 days before is better than 5 days before, but if you’re not exactly sure what day you O anyway, then I don’t think you need to worry about it! You can definitely get pregnant 5 days out from ovulation! Good luck!!