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January 3rd, 2011, 11:17 PM
The Rikki-Lee's Avatar Super Mommy
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Hi all.....I am new here....well kind of, I used to post on some other boards a few years ago, but have re-joined Just Mommies again

This January we have bee TTC for 12 months now. We also have a nearly 3-year-old son. So when it came time for us to TTC for a second baby, we never thought we'd have any issues. Our son was conceived accidently in a very short amount of time, so we're a bit clueless as to why things just aren't happening this time round!

The last couple of months I've made some changes in my health. We're giving ourselves to the end of Januray to get pregnant before we go to the doctor. I've just finished my period, and this will be the first time I've used an ovulation predictor kit, so I started that today. And we've got a week before my husband goes away for work. So this week, we're deffinetly giving it everything we got!

If, however, I am not pregnant after this cycle, does anyone have any advice on what I should expect when I go to the doctor? What sort of tests will they do, etc?

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January 4th, 2011, 01:53 AM
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welcome to the board, im sorry you have to join us here, but the girls are a great support.

Im emma mummy to daniel, who took us 6.5 years to concieve and we have been ttc number 2 for 17 months
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January 4th, 2011, 10:41 AM
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Welcome I'm Marie, 25, been TTC #1 for 2 1/2 years.

Do you chart? Your doctor might ask you to chart, and bring them. They'll probably draw blood as well. Sperm test. Pap smear. That's what we had to do when we went on our first appointment.
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January 4th, 2011, 01:34 PM
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Hey and welcome! I am Angie (32) and we have been ttc #1 for about a year and a half. I had blood work set up on different days of my cycle as well an hsg test done. DH had to have a semen analysis done as well. (He was not happy about it, but did it!)
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DH=42.......SA's off the charts!!!
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IUI #1 Feb. 2011=BFN
IUI #2 Apr. 2011=BFN
1st RE appt.=May 2011
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10 Snowbabies!!!!!!!
1st FET Oct. 2011=BFP!!!!!!
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January 4th, 2011, 05:12 PM
MEG282's Avatar Soon to be Mommy of 2!
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Welcome! My name is Megan, TTC #1 for over 2 years now. Good Luck!
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January 4th, 2011, 07:03 PM
The Rikki-Lee's Avatar Super Mommy
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Thanks ladies

Hope to get to know yous some more
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January 5th, 2011, 06:07 AM
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i'm amy (31) and dh is francesco (28) and we've been TTC since july of 09. i agree with marie in that your doctor will probably ask you to start charting your BBT and to use OPKs. maybe you are Oing at a different time than you think? hope you get your BFP soon!
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cycle 19, 20 & 21: natural TTC cycles = BFNs
cycle 22: another natural cycle, but preparing for our first IUI with injectables for cycle 23! FINALLY!!!
FEBRUARY 10th... our very first when we least expected it!!!

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January 6th, 2011, 06:32 PM
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Welcome back! I'm Lisa and my DH and I are ttc # 2. At my 1st dr appointment, they ran the normal tests (pap, etc.). Then they had me come back for an HSG and and DH had to have a Semen analysis.
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