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Trying to concieve...any advice?

Trying to concieve...any advice?

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  • xoxogege87 01-15-11 | 12:47 AM
  • Hey everyone.I am new here.My husband and I got married on June 19,2010.We are trying to concieve for our first baby,but it is difficult to predict ovulation,because my period is irregular,any advice?
  • lauralkemp lauralkemp's Avatar 01-15-11 | 01:34 AM
  • HI! Welcome!

    Use the calenders to get a general idea of when you should expect your Aunt Flo. The get a Basal Body Thermometer to measure your temp every morning as well as some Ovalaution prediction kits. These are great tools and have worked for alot of ladies here. I also recommend reading up on cervical mucas and how it can help predict ovalution.
  • xoxogege87 01-15-11 | 07:00 AM
  • Thanks sooo much for the advice!I will look into ovulation prediction kits.
  • rudolphia rudolphia's Avatar 01-15-11 | 09:38 AM
  • I highly recommend using the old-fashioned method - the basal body thermometer and charting your own fertility signs. There is a fantastic book called Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler. You will learn so much about your body that you will absolutely know when you are ovulating each month (using temps, cervical position and cervical mucus as indicators). Most libraries have it, but it's well worth buying. I was 37 when I started TTC, and I sucessfully conceived three times (one miscarriage and two kids) using these methods, despite my advanced age.

  • teddybear1082 teddybear1082's Avatar 01-15-11 | 03:45 PM
  • These ladies pretty much said it all. I used bbt and charting and I have two kids. Good luck!

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