Achieving Pregnancy

Panic About Fertility

I’m having a complete panic about my fertility. I’m 30 years old and stopped taking the pill a few months ago after being on it for many years. I realise they tell you that it takes sometime for your hormones to regulate but I have a terrible feeling something is wrong particularly as I am... [Read more...]

Trying to Conceive for First Time

I am a 38 year old woman, trying to conceive for the first time. I am using the Clearblue Fertility Monitor and it showed high fertility on day 11 of my cycle, and the little egg showed up on day 14 and 15. This is the second month TTC. This month, I started spotting on day 23 of my cycle. Last month... [Read more...]

Could Polyp Be Causing Miscarriage?

Could you please help me as I don’t know who I can ask? I am 43 years old (have had no children before) and within a year, I have miscarried three times: at four weeks, four and a half weeks, and five and a half weeks. I have a small polyp in my uterus. The doctor said it’s about the size... [Read more...]

Low Estradiol on Day Three of Cycle

I am 26. I have had four miscarriages. Recently I had cycle day three labs done. The results are as follows: FSH 5.5 TSH 1.33 Prolactin 6.5 Estradiol less than .1 How is it possible for a person of my age with normal FSH, TSH, and prolactin to have virtually NO estradiol? Most of the stuff I find online... [Read more...]

Conflicting Advice on Progesterone and Infertility

I am 27 years old and my husband and I have been trying for our first child for five months. I have been charting since we got married almost two years ago, really for my form of birth control but then turned into charting to get pregnant. I am consistently inconsistent meaning I range from a 28 day... [Read more...]

Breastfeeding and Miscarriage

I am a 38 year old woman with three children who has also had five miscarriages. I am currently four weeks pregnant (six weeks after my last miscarriage). Four of my miscarriages have happened while I have been breastfeeding and although I asked my doctor about this at the time, the idea that my nursing... [Read more...]

Is My Premenstrual Spotting Related to My Miscarriages

I am 40 years old, with an almost-three-year-old daughter. My husband and I have been married for eight and a half years. We went through three years of “unexplained infertility” before conceiving our daughter naturally. Since then, we have lost three babies in pregnancy; one loss at 18 weeks... [Read more...]

What is Normal TSH?

I was having a difficult time becoming pregnant. I finally got pregnant, but then miscarried. This was unusual for me because I quickly became pregnant with my previous four children. However, after my miscarriage I found out I am hypothyroid. My TSH was only at 5.1, but I was having many symptoms such... [Read more...]

New Normal After Stillbirth?

My first child (a beautiful baby girl) was stillborn in February of this year (40 weeks gestation with no known cause). My husband and I are currently trying to conceive again. My periods returned four weeks after birth and I am now on my second cycle. I am using ovulation predictor kits and monitoring... [Read more...]

Still Think Something is Just Not Right

I am 26 years old and my husband and I have been practicing NFP since we married two years ago. Right after getting married, I became pregnant. I miscarried shortly after finding out I was pregnant. The next month I accidentally got pregnant again. This time I stayed pregnant for over two months before... [Read more...]

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