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Something's not right, *NEW Update Post #40*

post #1 of 42
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I wish I knew what was wrong with my body. I feel like I should've had another baby by now, at least I thought I would in Oct/Nov '08. That was the plan anyway. I have not had a single period since I conceived #6, so Feb. '06 - dang near 3 YEARS!!!! This is totally not normal for me.

*Update in post #32*
post #2 of 42
I'm not at all familiar with this. But in reading Honoring Our Cycles by Katie Singer, she offers ways to figure out what is going on with your cycle by charting. Maybe it would help you to know if you are ovulating or not. Once you find that out, you can explore other areas of your life/health to see what may be affecting your cycles. Her website is:

www.gardenoffertility.com

hth!
post #3 of 42
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Thanks! I've been trying to chart, then I get discouraged & quit.
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post #5 of 42
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I am still so upset that nothing has happened yet. I feel that there is something really wrong, but no doctor will listen to me. I don't know what it's going to take.

I am seeing a naturopath next Wednesday, so *maybe* something will get figured out.
post #6 of 42
It's so frustrating when you want to conceive...i know it's all I think about! For crying out loud- I just want ONE more, not asking for a whole lot! Rant over.

So, are you temping?
post #7 of 42
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Originally Posted by ShwarmaQueen View Post
It's so frustrating when you want to conceive...i know it's all I think about! For crying out loud- I just want ONE more, not asking for a whole lot! Rant over.

So, are you temping?
I hear ya, just one more! I miss being pregnant so much .

Yes, I'm temping, but it varies so much between 94°-97°. It's not in any organized pattern either. So I don't know what else to do.
post #8 of 42
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Yes, I'm temping, but it varies so much between 94°-97°. It's not in any organized pattern either. So I don't know what else to do.
Hmm...EFB? On medicine? Stressed? Gotta be something causing it...have you seen a doc?
post #9 of 42
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Hmm...EFB? On medicine? Stressed? Gotta be something causing it...have you seen a doc?
Yes, and they all say I'm fine . I *know* there's something wrong, but no one will listen to me.
post #10 of 42
I have not had a single period since I conceived #6, so Feb. '06 - dang near 3 YEARS!!!! >>>>>
Go to your OB. That's not normal. Have you had hormones tested? Have you had a pap smear? Have you been written a RX for provera to see if you have enough ovarian function to have a withdrawal bleed? There are so many things that need to be done after not having a period for 3 years.

The cells can overgrow in your endometrium. That needs looked at. Go get 'em girl, you stick with it and don't let them blow you off.
post #11 of 42
there is NOTING like not knowing! i know how you feel and i am in the same boat!

s you will need them. i know how hard it must be for you!
post #12 of 42
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I have not had a single period since I conceived #6, so Feb. '06 - dang near 3 YEARS!!!! >>>>>
Go to your OB. That's not normal. Have you had hormones tested? Have you had a pap smear? Have you been written a RX for provera to see if you have enough ovarian function to have a withdrawal bleed? There are so many things that need to be done after not having a period for 3 years.

The cells can overgrow in your endometrium. That needs looked at. Go get 'em girl, you stick with it and don't let them blow you off.
Thanks for the info. Yes, it's been *that* long. I've had a Pap, and it was normal. I've never taken Provera. My PCP (an NP, not OB or GP) says that it;s due to me still BFing my almost 2 yr old . Like CRAP it is! I was tandem nursing when I got PG w/ #6, when #5 was around 2 yrs old. I've NEVER gone this long without a cycle, and she won't do anything until I wean.

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Originally Posted by lovebug View Post
there is NOTING like not knowing! i know how you feel and i am in the same boat!

s you will need them. i know how hard it must be for you!
Same to you! Sorry you are as frustrated as I am .
post #13 of 42
If you got pregnant in Feb 06, then I assume your baby was born in Oct/Nov of 06. That only puts you at 24/25 months postpartum. While it's not common to go 2 years pp w/o a period, it's definitely not unheard of and doesn't mean that anything is definitely wrong.

I realize that this may be the longest YOU have ever gone..but it is still within the range of normal. Could be because your youngest is nursing more than other children, or maybe just that you are older (aren't we all ) Just because you ahve always gotten fertility back earlier before, doesn't mean that you will this time. Plus, I have read that fertility tends to come back later the older you are. Of course, I have no idea how old you are...but it is obviously older than you were 3 years ago.

I know it's hard when you want a little one so bad...I'm sorry you are stuck waiting. s
post #14 of 42
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Originally Posted by ameliabedelia View Post
If you got pregnant in Feb 06, then I assume your baby was born in Oct/Nov of 06. That only puts you at 24/25 months postpartum. While it's not common to go 2 years pp w/o a period, it's definitely not unheard of and doesn't mean that anything is definitely wrong.

I realize that this may be the longest YOU have ever gone..but it is still within the range of normal. Could be because your youngest is nursing more than other children, or maybe just that you are older (aren't we all ) Just because you ahve always gotten fertility back earlier before, doesn't mean that you will this time. Plus, I have read that fertility tends to come back later the older you are. Of course, I have no idea how old you are...but it is obviously older than you were 3 years ago.

I know it's hard when you want a little one so bad...I'm sorry you are stuck waiting. s
DD was born in Dec. '06, and nurses maybe 6 times a day for very short times. She has even been sleeping through the night a few times in the past couple of weeks.

I'm 32, and I feel that *something* is wrong, but I don't know what .
post #15 of 42
have u considered Accupunture? Some of the ladies over in Zen's Den have found it to work wonders!
post #16 of 42
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have u considered Accupunture? Some of the ladies over in Zen's Den have found it to work wonders!
I'd try that, but not sure if there's anyone in this area that does it.
post #17 of 42
I'm 32, and I feel that *something* is wrong, but I don't know what . >>

Ok, then let's cut to the chase. Go see an MD, get another pap smear, get an US of your abdomen, something.

Your inner spirit is trying to tell you something and you should honor it by getting serious about having your insides looked at. I don't buy the merchandise for sale that goes like: well you're older, these things happen.

Yes, well so does ovarian disease and uterine disease and all are better caught sooner rather than later. Your NP is doing you a dis-service. Get looked at. You don't have to wean, just make an appt.
post #18 of 42
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Originally Posted by kel32brown View Post
I'm 32, and I feel that *something* is wrong, but I don't know what . >>

Ok, then let's cut to the chase. Go see an MD, get another pap smear, get an US of your abdomen, something.

Your inner spirit is trying to tell you something and you should honor it by getting serious about having your insides looked at. I don't buy the merchandise for sale that goes like: well you're older, these things happen.

Yes, well so does ovarian disease and uterine disease and all are better caught sooner rather than later. Your NP is doing you a dis-service. Get looked at. You don't have to wean, just make an appt.
Thank you, I will do that. I'm so tired of the "wait & see" approach : .
post #19 of 42

I know it's difficult

First of all, I'm so sorry for the frustration you are experiencing TTC #2. If you sense something is not right, then you need to go with how you feel. Do not let anyone try to take away from you how you feel. If your doctor won't listen to you, you'll need to go for a second, third opinion, etc., until somebody will listen to you.

It took me 15 months to conceive #1. I am only 6 weeks and am still scared that something will go wrong. I have a history of endometriosis and ovarian cysts. I have been told by countless doctors that "it's in my head" or just "tough it out". I have also heard all of the insensitive comments when I was TTC - "You'll have a baby when it's meant to happen", and my favorite, "Just relax; you won't get pregnant if you obsess about it".

I wish you all the best, and I hope you can find out what is wrong, get it corrected, and have your Baby #2.

God bless you,
Kristin
post #20 of 42
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Originally Posted by TTC Catholic View Post
First of all, I'm so sorry for the frustration you are experiencing TTC #2. If you sense something is not right, then you need to go with how you feel. Do not let anyone try to take away from you how you feel. If your doctor won't listen to you, you'll need to go for a second, third opinion, etc., until somebody will listen to you.

It took me 15 months to conceive #1. I am only 6 weeks and am still scared that something will go wrong. I have a history of endometriosis and ovarian cysts. I have been told by countless doctors that "it's in my head" or just "tough it out". I have also heard all of the insensitive comments when I was TTC - "You'll have a baby when it's meant to happen", and my favorite, "Just relax; you won't get pregnant if you obsess about it".

I wish you all the best, and I hope you can find out what is wrong, get it corrected, and have your Baby #2.

God bless you,
Kristin
Thank you for your thougtful words. This would be baby #7 for me, I already have 6. I know it probably sounds selfish of me to want more, when some people can't even have one.
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