(Closed) Preparing for infertility

posted 4 years ago in Emotional
Post # 2
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

My cycles have always been weird. My cycles last anywhere from 21-70 days. I use to have periods that lasted a month. Have they put you on BCP to regulate? That usually helped me – I’d be on them for a few months and it would help regulate and stop the bleeding. I was worried to TTC. It took us three months, I am also 30rd. I was prepared for fertility issues as well. My GYNO/OB didn’t know what was going on with me – no PCOS, etc. So there is hope. Don’t give up when you haven’t even tried. 

Since my cycles were off – we had sex everyday – beginning the day after my period ended. Boom. I’m 13w today. Just wanted to be encouraging – don’t stress about what could be, yet. Easier said than done for sure. I was sooooo stressed about getting pregnant. 

Post # 3
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Having been dealing with infertility and treatments for the last 4 years… yeah.. it sucks.  But you haven’t even started trying yet… so instead of prematurely freaking out, breathe and take it one step at a time.  If your doc suspect premature ovarian failure, there are blood tests and stuff that can be done to deny or confirm that.  Why not get some preliminary testing done if that is what she suspects?  If that is not the case, then you can stop worrying about premature early menopause and maybe find another cause.   It could be anything really. If unfortunately, it is the case, then you can see what options you have then… including getting on the fast track to TTC instad of waiting until Jan.

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2017

Wait until you get it checked out properly. There are so many things it could be.

Post # 8
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2019 - .

Would a blood test for hormonal imbalances be helpful? 

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2017

mrsstewietobe: My sister is having similar issues and is waiting for things to be ruled out, but she is more annoyed by the constant bleeding than anything else. So far she has had blood tests and an ultrasound and is now being referred to a gynaecologist…. So there are many steps to work out what is wrong.

Fingers crossed its nothing major.

Post # 11
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

I work for a very large OB/GYN and Fertility practice, and my best advice for you is to stop seeing your gynecologist and find a reputable fertility specialist, like, today. OB/GYNs are required to take a month of fertility training during their schooling, and a lot of them think that makes them a “fertility specialist.” They’re not. 

Seeing a fertility doctor is the smartest move you can make right now. They’re so much more equipped to identify and treat any problems you might have – the cramps and the clots sound like you may have fibroids – and even more importantly, once you start seeing a GYN for these issues, your insurance will start billing you for them under “fertility treatment.” Don’t waste that money with someone who really isn’t a fertility doctor.

I’m getting married in October as well, and I’m in my 30s too. I just started the preconception workup with our fertility doctor and I’ve never felt more empowered about my future and my ability to be a mom. 

Best of luck to you!

Post # 13
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2015 - Gardens

Get a fertility specialist now and start getting all the tests etc. 

Ive got pcos and we’ve been ttc medically for four years, still no pregnancy or baby. We are now at IVF stage and just completed a freeze all cycle ready for a frozen transfer next month.

Its heart breaking dealing with infertility, but there’s a lot of options out there 

Post # 14
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2017

I have premature ovarian failure and will be going the donor egg route. In some ways I’m glad that I already know my situation so I don’t have to deal with the pain and struggle of figuring out what’s wrong and if they can actually pin point a reason for the infertility insruance covers a big chunk of the first IVF cycle. That being said. There are so many advances in fertility treatment happening all the time and there are many people who have funky cycles with no real explanation that do end up getting pregnant. And abostultely go see a specialist. I’m not getting married until next May but we have already seen a high risk OB and fertility specialist. I felt much better after talking with them and I think you will too. It help to feel like you have a game plan. 

Post # 15
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2017

Have you tried any all natural vitamins ? I was having crazy irregular periods with light light bleeds (I know opposite of what your having) but I started taking fertility blend and my cycles Agee 3-4 months are like clockwork every 28 days and normal bleeding. It might be worth it to start taking them now if that’s something your interested in ? To get a head start  start and see if it helps. And I totally understand how you feel, we are going to start trying right away and I’m always afraid of having problems. But don’t worry especially if you were able to get pregnant in the passed. Good luck and I’ll send good vibes and prayers your way ❤️

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