(Closed) How long did it take you to get pregnant?

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  • poll: How long did it take once you were off BC or stopped using condoms to get pregnant?

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  • Post # 17
    1529 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I’m 32, we got pregnant the first time we decided not to use protection. So right away basically.

    Post # 18
    671 posts
    Busy bee

    Second cycle after not using condoms. I was charting my temps/CM. I’d been off BC for about 6 months. No idea how long it would have taken without charting – possibly the same, possibly not, but I wanted to know I was doing everything I coud to give us the best chance. Still took me by surprise though ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 19
    1128 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    23 years old,
    got pregnant two cycles after being off the pill.not planned though–I was told it would take a long time to conceive because I have severe endo.

    Post # 20
    882 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Oh, I’ll add my age. I had just turned 20 and she was born three days before my 21st ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 21
    1236 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2011

    Me – 29, DH  32, no known fertility issues for either of us.

    I stopped BC in February 2011, started actively TTC April 2011, got our BFP January 2012, baby due October 2012 – all up ten months / cycles of TTC.

    Post # 22
    921 posts
    Busy bee

    Off b/c in March 2011.  Started trying in June.  Pregnant on 2nd cycle, lost that baby at 6wks.  Tried for 3 more cycles, got our sticky baby bfp late november.  So 5 months total trying.  Oh, and we’re both 29.

    Post # 23
    250 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Not trying not to and it took around a year and a half. I’ll be 21 when the baby is born.

    Post # 24
    1308 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I’m 28 (but started trying at 27). I got off BC for 3 months and we used other means of protection per my doctor’s recommendation. We got pregnant on our second month of trying. I had been on the pill for about 8-9 years. 

    As a side note, I had a very regular period before getting on the pill, and it stayed pretty regular after getting off. 

    Post # 25
    840 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    You should add a poll! For me it took 10 months, with no temping or charting and limited access to my DH because of work.

    Post # 26
    382 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I was 31, My Husband 31, and it took us one try (not even one cycle- but we just BD Once without protection) and Im 28.5 weeks preggo now ๐Ÿ™‚

    Oh I was only on hormonal BC for about a year, havent been on hormonal BC for the last 6 years.

    Post # 27
    1788 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    It took us 9 months total, with 2 very early miscarriages/chemical pregnancies on Month 7 and 8, and now I’m 5w3d…I was on birth control for 15 years, and we started trying as soon as I stopped it.  Even though my cycles went back to a pretty regular schedule and I was ovulating, I think there must have been some truth to what everyone says about your body getting “normal” again when coming off the pill for so long – at least for me.  I’ve definitley read tons of stories on here of it happening the first month off the pill, but that’s the only explanation I can muster for why we had nothing for 6 months, and then got pregnant 3 months in a row. That or it just simply wasn’t our time yet:)  I never in a million years thought it would happen twice in a row, and I was pretty blown away when I got a BFP for the 3rd month in a row.  Good luck!

    Oh and I’m 31, and I’ll be 32 when the baby is born in December!

    Post # 28
    6583 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2010

    First try for both pregnancies.  I am super fertile.  I was 25 the first time I got pregnant and 33 the second time.

    Post # 29
    766 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    3rd month off bcp, I conceived.

    Post # 30
    928 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    9 months and still trying.  I’m 32. 

    Post # 31
    1258 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    7 months and still trying. 33 years old.

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