Discussion in 'Trying To Conceive' started by MariaJ, Feb 22, 2017.
My pеriоd is аlwаys оff аnd I саn't sееm tо gеt prеgnаnt. Dоеs this mеаn I аm nоt vеry fеrtilе?
The most probable problem with you could be hormonal imbalance. I suggest you seek a gyno's advice and get your hormonal profile done. That will be a start. From then you can use pills to regulate your periods and therefore it can be much easier to predict your fertile days.
Based on your fertile period you could thus conceive more easily. You might also need an ultrasound to rule out things like PCODs.
It is also important to establish whether you are having an unovulatory cycle or otherwise.
My wife was like that when she was younger. Her period is irregular. And for it to be regular, she was prescribed birth control pills. And when we wanted her to get pregnant, the only choice left was the fertility pill. I think you need to consult a specialist (OB-GYNE) because you may be needing a work up for your fertility. We have been there and I advise you to do it as soon as possible because age is a big factor in getting pregnant.
If you go and visit your doctor, he will give you a pill that will regulate your periods. Once your periods are regular each month, you will be able to tell when you are ovulating. You are still ovulating now, just not monthly. So you could still get pregnant but its a slimmer chance. If you want to have children then I suggest that you ask your doctor for a pill to regulate your periods and he can help you further as well.
I suspect that you have an abnormal or hormonal imbalance. Why I said this for our youngest daughter had experienced on and off monthly discharge or menstruation. I had brought her to a women's doctor or gynecologist and that was her findings. She dispensed her an expensive medicine. Sorry I forgot the name of that medicine. Our daughter's menstruation arrives normally.
Before I became pregnant with my first child my periods were always 6-9 weeks apart so it was difficult to tell when I was actually fertile. They placed my due date somewhere in the middle of my rather long cycle.
When he was born it was discovered that he was 4 weeks early and they said that although I had a long cycle I still conceived 2 weeks before my period like most people with normal cycles. After he was born my periods regulated and were every 5 weeks. When my daughter was born they became every 4 weeks. It seems that having children made them more regular.
You can get ovulation kits to see when your fertile time is or some people do temperature charts as body temperature is supposed to be slightly raised when you are ovulating.
On the positive side I had a friend who could not become pregnant and had more or less given up. When she stopped worrying she had 3 children very close together. I wish the same for you.
My period is regular and usually it comes on the same date. However, I can't get pregnant and I don't know what's wrong. I think the best thing to do is to seek professional help. Go to a gynecologist and have some tests for a start to know your condition and if there's any problem, the doctor will be able to help you with fertility. I'll do the same as well. Wish you well
I am regular and always new when I was fertile but one of my friends was irregular and couldn't get pregnant. The only solution was going to her doctor and gettimg treatment. After 3 years of treatment and trying she finally got pregnant with her first child. It was very difficult at first because she had many abortions but it all depends on the persons body type and problem. Not everyone reacts the same with treatments.
It doesn't necessarily mean you're infertile but you need to consult a good Gynecologist to see what the problem is.
I also have irregular periods and when I was a teenager I did an ultrasound and it confirmed that I had some forms of small cysts on my ovaries. My Doctor told me it could take me awhile to get pregnant, we'll I got pregnant 4 months after I got married and I wasn't even trying.
MaraJ, your period being "off" does not necessarily mean that you are not fertile. There are literately numerous factors that might be causing your period being "off", that are not related to infertility. If you are trying to get pregnant, then speaking from someone that has had issues with infertility, here is some factors that you can research that will greatly help you in your journey.
-A Dr. will not "diagnose" infertility until you have been trying for AT LEAST 1 year without pregnancy.
-Download a period/ovulation tracker to your phone & start tracking the duration of your period, frequency of period, along with the heaviness of flow. After a few months of tracking, most apps will give you a window on when they think your most fertile days will be.
-Research cervical fluid and position. A women's cervix as well as the cervical fluid will be different all through the month in between cycles.
-Get a basil body thermometer, and start taking your temperature as soon as you get up everyday. Make sure this is at/around the same time each day. After a couple months of charting you will be able to tell what day/or if you ovulated. They also have multiple smart phone apps to track this process.
-Most important tip is to HAVE FUN with it. Don't stress about it (I know easier said than done)
Are you currently using a fertility implant or did you just get off one? I ask because my sister had a similar experience. She had Norplant implants in her arms for about four years. During this 4 year period, she didn't have her periods at all. When she had the implants removed, it took about 6 months for her periods to get back to normal. It was so erratic and it drove her crazy! But from all advice you get here, a visit to your gynecologist is the best.
I have a good friend who had the same irregular menstruation like you. When she got married, she needed to consult an OB Gyne and undergo treatment/medication to have regular menstruation. When this was done, she eventually got pregnant. So best advice is to go see an OB Gyne. They'll know what to do
It's best to visit and be diagnosed by a doctor first, doing this you would know if youre just having an irregular menstrual cycle or you have a hormonal problem. Either way it can be easily solved by prescription medicines.
That doesn't mean you are infertile but probably the result of hormonal imbalance. I think you should not waste any more time but go and consult a gynecologist immediately and see why it is happening.
Thanks for this post. I have a friend who is struggling to get pregnant. Well, she is quite young and I do not understand what the problem could be. However, her periods are irregular, something that is hard to work with. She has visited several gynecologists but none seems to be helping. They claim she has hormonal imbalances. However, right after her medication, her menses go back to misbehaving. It is so frustrating especially in a new marriage where you want to get kids with no delays.
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