TTC 30s/40s Club

Discussion in 'TTC Buddies' started by Wobbles, Dec 23, 2006.

  1. scarey girl

    scarey girl Member

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    Hi, I'm 34 and have been TTC for 18 months now. Nearly finished my first 6 cycles of clomifene, but I'm not convinced it has worked and I don't think the right tests were conducted to tell if it was.

    I have just been referred to a different clinic and getting a lot of tests done again, and some I didn't get before. I'm waiting to hear where we go next.
     
  2. Isi Buttercup

    Isi Buttercup Twin Mom

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    Welcome Scarey! We're very close in age and ttc duration (I turn 33 in 2 weeks, and have also been ttc for 18 months). Had my 1st cycle of clomid in March, and gave myself a 2-month break when it didn't work out. Keeping FX for a :bfp: this cycle, if not, I intend to start round 2.

    I hope it works out better in the new clinic!!!
     
  3. mrskcbrown

    mrskcbrown Wife & mom of 3

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    Hi Scarey:flower:
    Ive taken clomid on and off for about 2 yrs and I dont usually ovulate with it by itself. I have maybe once or twice Ive gotten a 30 or better level but usually when they come back and test my levels they are low maybe .9. So they tested and found out I have PCOS. So now I take metformin and I ovulate every month on it. They gave me metformin + clomid. Well this month, I didnt take the clomid because it makes my CM hostile, and the metformin makes me ovulate without it.

    So hopefully it will have finally worked for you.

    @Isi: You are 4dpo, I cant wait to get to the DPO side. I dont like this waiting to O. Its such a guessing game:wacko:. Hope all is well.:hugs:
     
  4. Isi Buttercup

    Isi Buttercup Twin Mom

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    Mrsk....this 2ww is dragging for real. But if I'm to be honest, I have no symptoms...and considering how late we BD'd....I'm really not sure. But hey, it doesn't hurt to hope, right :). I hope you're good and getting ready for the fun part of this ttc process :winkwink:. So we're waiting for you over on the dpo side....let's wait it out together :coffee:
     
  5. ttcbaby117

    ttcbaby117 2016 forever baby crusade

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    good luck mrkc- I really hope you Ov soon.

    isi - I hope this tww brings you a bfp

    scarey - I hope you get the answers you need to get your bfp.

    Well this clomid has lengthened my LP and I am patiently waiting for my af to start so I can move on. So frustrating b/c my temp is dropping, but not enough for af to start. Anyway, I am being reffered for lap, has anyone had one...do you know ifyou have to hvae it at a certain time in your cycle....can you still ttc in that cycle...how long after the lap can you start ttc again?
     
  6. mrskcbrown

    mrskcbrown Wife & mom of 3

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    Thanks so much!:hugs:

    Last month if you look at my chart, my temps didnt even dip below coverline and my af started:shrug:. They seemed to stay fairly high only falling some, so it was very confusing.

    I didnt know clomid lengthened cycles? Some sites say it does, and some says it doesnt. I didnt take clomid this month but only metformin because I wanted to see what my body does without the clomid. My LP last month was 19days. Im hoping its a bit shorter this month but still not going to test until my 19th day.

    Ive never had a lap done. Why are they referring you to do this?
     
  7. ttcbaby117

    ttcbaby117 2016 forever baby crusade

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    yeah I remember your LP from last month....i though for sure you were pg b/c it was so long....well I do think that is what it is happening to me....ugh so frustrating.

    They are refering me to see if I have endometriosis, bc there is no other reason why we should be getting pg.
     
  8. Isi Buttercup

    Isi Buttercup Twin Mom

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    Thanks ttc!! I had a lap in February. It was scheduled on my CD 8....and in about 3 days, I was not as sore. By my CD 14, I was good to start trying again that cycle.
     
  9. ttcbaby117

    ttcbaby117 2016 forever baby crusade

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    thanks isi - did they find anything????
     
  10. Isi Buttercup

    Isi Buttercup Twin Mom

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    Well.....they found that my left tube wasn't perfect...but the right one is fine. They also cleared some minor adhesions that had formed after a myomectomy I had in 2008. All in all, I was glad I had it. It wasn't half as scary as I'd thought.
     
  11. ttcbaby117

    ttcbaby117 2016 forever baby crusade

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    oh well that is good to hear. I have been reading and from what I understand your most fertile months are right after lap so fxed for you!
     
  12. lexus15

    lexus15 Praying for 1 more

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    Hi ladies,

    I'm nearly 36 years old & my OH is 42, we have a 15 year old daughter & have been TTC # 2 for about 2 years...It doesn't seem to be happening (yet), & I've had various blood tests + HSG which all came back normal/ok. Doc said that she wants me to try Clomid next month + I've just started using CBFM & Pre-seed & thinking of using Softcups, anyone had BFP's with them?

    I never thought it would be so hard to fall pregnant again & in hindsight I REALLY wish I hadn't left it so long especially as OH's mojo isn't what it use to be!:wacko:

    Hope to find support & friendship + TTC buddies from ladies in a similar position on B & B to make our journey's less painful & to achieve those BFP's.x
    :hugs::thumbup:
     
  13. mrskcbrown

    mrskcbrown Wife & mom of 3

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    Welcome again Lexus!
     
  14. ttcbaby117

    ttcbaby117 2016 forever baby crusade

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    welcome lexus.....I hope you get your bfp very soon
     
  15. sa2610

    sa2610 Active Member

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    AGE 32. TTC 5 months now.

    Currently day 40 (OV CD 16) yet no BFP and no AF. Very confused. Lots of symptoms, but took a pg test CD 34 (last week) and was negative.
     
  16. ttcbaby117

    ttcbaby117 2016 forever baby crusade

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    hi SA, welcome, was ov confirmed thorugh temping or opk's? Do you think you might have oved later in your cycle?
     
  17. mrskcbrown

    mrskcbrown Wife & mom of 3

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    :hugs::hugs:

    Have you ever been this late? Maybe you need a blood test??:hugs:
     
  18. mumoffive

    mumoffive Well-Known Member

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    Hi, feel down in the dumps today. AF came yesterday. Felt ok about it yesterday and now i just feel i want to cry. Think my hormones are getting the better of me. Its silly really as its just my first month of ttc. I concieved my ds when i was 39 on the second month ttc and now i am worrying it is just not going to happen because im older now. Please help me get out of this negative rut i feel right now. I am so lucky i have children already...i guess i am just feeling sorry for myself. I need positive stories!! Anyone 42 and conceived fairly easily?
     
  19. scarey girl

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    Thanks for the welcome everyone!

    Can I ask if any of you have BBTs that are high? Mine seem to be permanently as high as others would expect after ovulation (~98.2F/36.8C).

    I've only recently started charting as I only just found out about it (I bought Teri Weschler's book; why are doctors not more helpful about advice?? :gun:), and so far it's been stable; no rise after ovulation, no dip before my period. This is why I don't think the clomid is working, and why I've taken 2 tablets this cycle.

    I'm just worried that my temps are too high and I have an underlying problem that is causing the infertility that the doctors haven't tested for. :shrug:

    Currently on day 14 of my cycle, so I'm crossing my fingers that my ovaries wake up this time [-o<
     
  20. sa2610

    sa2610 Active Member

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    Possibly. That's what everyone has suggested. Even if I did, I'm on day 42 now, I would think I wouldn't have OV that much later? I have never had this long of a cycle :(
     

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