Post # 1
Ok so I got my period but still having trouble coming to terms that its “actually my period.” So I guess its back to the drawing boards for me. I guess I am writing to get any bees advice on what worked for them. I know this sounds stupid but should you throw your legs over your head after sex? Not pee after sex? What are the things I’m “supposed” to know but dont. Thanks for your help!
Post # 3
Maybe you should schedule a pre-conception visit with your doc? She could probably give you lots of helpful tips not only about getting pregnant but about getting yourself in the healthiest state possible (vitamins and whatnot).
Post # 4
Did you try to take your panties off?
Lol. Sorry did not wnat to be rude, just first advise which comes to the head.
Post # 5
agree with @CorgiTales
I know that starting prenatal vitamins as soon as possible.. when you even start thinking about ttc is one thing.
And she should be able to give you more information…
I would think that upping your activity would be good too just from experience… being pregnant is not when you want to START walking daily or anything else that requires energy… better to start now so you’re used to it
Getting healthy is a good start to getting pregnant and staying happy while pregnant 😉
Oh and congrats on starting to TTC =)
Post # 6
@imperiumdecor.. lol… not gonna lie OP when I first read the title I thought… do it?..
OH and OP.. and not getting up of course helps & you coming to orgasm before or with him REALLY helps… orgasm = uteruen contractions that actually help “pick up” the sperm so to speak =)
Get with you Dr so she can start your prenatal and relax and enjoy
Post # 7
@imperiumdecor Thanks for the advice! Yea we do it allll the time… we always have though I just was on the pill. And of coarse I have my “go to” positions when I want to make sure I O 🙂
But I have always kind of had problems with UTI’s. This was in my condom stage of life and not so much right now. So I am pretty quick to go to the bathroom after out of paranoia. I might try to chill out on peeing right after.
Post # 8
@nonoame: I think everyone has very different doctors and medical plans. My doctor said absolutely nothing besides taking prenatals…
Here’s what I can think of off the top of my head (all based on internet research):
Do it missionary style (unless you have a tilted uterus – then doggy-style is better)
Do it every 1-2 days during your high time of the month
Men shouldn’t use hot tubs (or eat bananas that aren’t organic)
Ok I don’t have much. Check out the fertility foods thread too. That’s something I was really interested in. But at the same time, I’ve tried everything and still no luck here…
Post # 9
My doc told me to wait to use the bathroom for, like, 45 minutes afterwords! I also had problems with UTIs in the past (with the extra bonus of getting yeast infections from the antibiotics). I mentioned this to her and she said I should use the bathroom right before and then push fluids while I’m letting the swimmers do their work, so I can use the bathroom frequently the rest of the day.
I’m willing to try it once (we won’t start TTC for a few more months), but if I get a UTI/yeast infection I won’t do it again. Having a UTI makes me want to die and being out of bedroom commission for 2+ weeks to clear everything up doesn’t seem like the best way to get pregnant. Good luck!!
Post # 10
@Mrs Green Grass WOW there’s a fertility food thread? THAT’S crazy… I’m going to see it now… I’m way interested in that.
Post # 11
I wanted to get pregnant so bad and after months of trying I would do this for like 5 minutes after every time we would have sex..
and that month I got pregnant.. hahaha.. we also had LOTS of sex though.
Post # 12
I definitely laid in bed, or the couch or wherever we happened to have just done it, for a good ten min or so after having sex. And yes I’m guilty of holding my legs up in the air like that picture! lol But we did get pregnant very quickly and who knows if that had anything to do with it! It could have!
I would also try using one of those ovulation predicter kits and have sex like crazy when it says your ovulating. Good luck!!
Post # 13
@Miss Marbles: If that’s not commitment Idk what is!! LOL!
Post # 14
I don’t know what you have tried so far, or how long you have been trying, but reading the book Taking Charge of Your Fertility really helped us. I went off the pill (had been on it for 15+ years) and was pregnant with in 4 months of starting to chart. Every body is different, but I think that book is a really good start! Good luck!
Post # 15
@nonoame: The most important thing is timing. I second the reccommendation to read TCOYF. My infertility nurse says that lifting your legs doesn’t really help, but I do it anyways!
Post # 16
You need to track your cycle and figure out when you are ovulating. There are only a couple days a month a woman can actually get pregnant, so if you’re having sex 27 days out of a month, but not on any of those days, it won’t do you any good.