(Closed) How long to conceive?

posted 6 years ago in TTC
  • poll: It took us:
    By complete surprise, we weren't trying! : (6 votes)
    12 %
    1 cycle : (11 votes)
    22 %
    2 cycles : (5 votes)
    10 %
    3 cycles : (1 votes)
    2 %
    4 cycles : (2 votes)
    4 %
    5 cycles : (2 votes)
    4 %
    6 cycles : (4 votes)
    8 %
    7 cycles : (0 votes)
    8 cycles : (1 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 3
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    1652 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    We have been actively trying since March and are still going (& we were not preventing for 2 months before that)..so sort of TTC for 6 months now.

    Post # 4
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    128 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Darling Husband and I were NTNTC. Happened pretty quickly. We are very excited about it!!

    Post # 5
    Member
    5977 posts
    Bee Keeper

    8 cycles for the first time around, then 2 cycles each time after that!

    Post # 6
    Member
    7423 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I conceived both of my pregnancies on the first cycle each time.

    Post # 7
    Member
    515 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2011 - Clark Gardens

    3 cycles of NTNT, and 2 of TTC.

    Post # 8
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    1144 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    @apex:  It took us 1 cycle but I know that is not the norm. I was off BC for 2 years at that point and before trying we were using POM method. I used OPK’s and also already knew how long my cycles usually were. Darling Husband is 39 and I am 23 so we were worried about his age and fertility but had no problems getting pregnant. I am now 25 weeks and due in October.

    Post # 9
    Member
    5107 posts
    Bee Keeper

    @apex:  We got pregnant our first cycle trying, but lost it. We are now in our third cycle since, so I guess a total of four cycles and still BDing? I have been temping, just started using OPKs this cycle.

    Post # 10
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    1832 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    We are at cycle 13, fingers crossed its lucky 13 and we FINALLY get a BFP!

    Post # 11
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    113 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    We were NTNC and it happened the 1st cycle.

    Post # 12
    Bee
    6473 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011 - Sydney, Australia

    You might like to put a 12months+ option in, too.

    Post # 13
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    5984 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: January 1999

    6 months so far…

    Post # 14
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    9 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    We got our BFP on the 3rd cycle TTC.  I was sort of charting, but gave up temping after a month since it stressed me out.  I mostly just looked for other signs of O and used a few OPKs.  Glad I did that since I have long cycles (like 45 days!) and it was hard to pinpoint O.

    Post # 16
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    385 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    We ended up pregnant after my 2nd cycle. However, my first cycle off the pill lasted 100 days and the 2nd cycle was 40+ days. I was charting, but with my irregular cycle lengths we had no idea about timing & were very surprised!

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