(Closed) How long did it take? TTC

posted 9 years ago in TTC
Post # 17
Bee
6468 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011 - Sydney, Australia

Just chiming in again to give a big *hug* to everyone who’s contributed here and is still waiting. (And to all of the gracious mums & mums-to-be, too) – love you guys, sending lots of good wishes your way.

Post # 18
Member
1509 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

We got pregnant on our first try also.  My heart breaks for those who have been TTC with no success or miscarriage 🙁 🙁  

Post # 19
Member
1263 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

We tried for 8 months and had an early miscarriage before I got a sticky BFP (just entered my second trimester).   It was really hard at times – my old posts will show I had some pretty blue days and it was hard to stay positive.  The only thing to do is keep on truckin, treating yourself well, and nurturing your relationship with your husband.  Good luck!

Post # 20
Member
1675 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

It’s just plain hard to see others around you getting pregnant when all you want is a baby.  Sometimes the TTC process can make you feel so out of control, since there’s nothing you can really do except for keep trying and keep hoping.  We personally got pregnant on cycle #3, which wasn’t bad at all… yet during those 3 months it was hard to not already get frustrated, since we just had no idea at all how long it would take. 

Post # 21
Member
18 posts
Newbee

I think that the jealousy is normal when you are TTC and it hasn’t happened yet. I have been in the same situation. You find out a friend or co-worker is pregnant and you are happy for them, but at the same time ask why not me?

As far as how long it took to get pregnant for us. The first time it took 5 months, but we lost the baby at 7 weeks. The doctor then told us to wait 3-4 months, and the first month we tried again I got pregnant right away. I think it happened so fast because by that time I really knew my cycle and when everything was happening.

Post # 22
Member
18 posts
Newbee

@Lala61111 Your comment on how you are taught that getting pregnant is so true. They scare you in health class at school that if you have sex you WILL get pregnant and make it sound so easy. Then, you start TTC and learn it is not as easy as you’ve been taught. I believe this is where a lot of the pressure comes from too because so many women are feeling like failures for not getting pregnant right away, when that is simply not the case.

Post # 23
Member
2299 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I got pregnant on my 12th cycle of ttc. 12 very long and painful months.

Post # 24
Member
464 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I dunno guys. There is a person that I work with who was pregnant the same time I was and announced it just last week… I should have been cursing at her especially because she is a bi*** sometimes, but I wasn’t. I knew she had a hard time trying and so I was happy for her. I don’t feel jealous, but I could do without the stress of having a miscarriage and seeing the baby in that form.

Post # 25
Member
1086 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

We are on cycle 17. Not fun, but hey, you just can’t make it happen. We just keep hoping and waiting..

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