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Old Feb 27th, 2017, 14:20 PM   1
rebeccalouise
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Has anyone gone from TTC to NTNP for a more relaxed approach?


I need to switch off from TTC mode, it's taking over my life. Last time this happened was when we were trying for our youngest,and it very nearly broke our marriage.

I know I need to take a break from it all, and just relax like my husband does.. but I don't know where to start? Has anyone else ever been in this situation?

I really want another baby, but I know stressing about it so much, isn't going to do any good at all. I find myself obsessing over pregnancy tests month after month, then feeling absolutely devastated when AF shows!

Any good tips for relaxing, and not thinking about it!? Tia.



 
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Old Feb 28th, 2017, 21:57 PM   2
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My suggestion is just stop POAS all together. Don't use/purchase opk's or hpt's (until you actually miss your period). It really can overtake your life, it did with me when I wanted our 3rd and looking back I feel so bad I put my husband through that lol.
Just go with the flow...don't chart if you chart, don't overanalyze your cm etc..
How did yoy get pregnant with your 2nd?? If it was a more relaxed approach, try doing that again! GL I know it's tough to chill when you really want another but it'll happen don't stress



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Old Mar 1st, 2017, 05:21 AM   3
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My suggestion is just stop POAS all together. Don't use/purchase opk's or hpt's (until you actually miss your period). It really can overtake your life, it did with me when I wanted our 3rd and looking back I feel so bad I put my husband through that lol.
Just go with the flow...don't chart if you chart, don't overanalyze your cm etc..
How did yoy get pregnant with your 2nd?? If it was a more relaxed approach, try doing that again! GL I know it's tough to chill when you really want another but it'll happen don't stress
Thank you, I think that's what I'm going to do. Although, I've been spotting brown for about 7 days now, so I have no idea what's going on! We're not even DTD at the minute.

With our 2nd, we actually only had sex once the month that we conceived her! We weren't at a good point back then, and I actually found out I was pregnant when we were on a break.. Crazy really! X



 
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Old Mar 1st, 2017, 15:54 PM   4
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It is crazy how things happen...thats kind of how our 2nd happened (weren't on a break but our relationship wasnt great and did just once lol).
The relaxed approach really takes so much pressure off and it's a bit more fun if you think about it. Because then the pregnancy will be more of a surprise rather than something calculated you know?



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Old Apr 26th, 2017, 08:30 AM   5
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TTC 3 cycles, 4 cycle ntnp BFP. This time around unplanning altogether, more like trying, but not planning rather than not trying not preventing ....



 
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Old Apr 27th, 2017, 15:24 PM   6
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Definitely my plan for this cycle! Worked last cycle, but I'm pretty sure it was a chemical.. Positive tests, but then AF came! X



 
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