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preconception query?

My husband(39 yrs) and I (34 years) wish to have a baby and we have decided now to give it a try.  Recently we went for our first preconception doctors appt. The doctor did an ultrasound to check if I had an egg in my uterus. This was the 20 th day of my menstrual cycle and said that there was no egg and that maybe there was a problem. She has further called me on the 1st day of my period after which every 2 days for an ultrasound to track the egg. Can you please tell me if there is a cause for concern as she said there was 'no egg' in my uterus as she said normally there is a big size egg in the uterus on the 20th day of the menstrual cycle. Thanks
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You may have more luck in the Pregnancy 35+ forum,  this is really a forum to discuss pregnancy in very young women.

I'm curious why your first "preconception" check was so invasive.  If you're just now starting to try,  I would think a regular pelvic and papsmear would have been all that was offered.

Is there some reason,  based on your history,  why an ultra sound to check an egg was ordered?
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30 yrs here. No youngin! I wondered the same? Why track so closely? Unless you have been trying for some time. I say relax!! Get prenatals started it really does help. Have fun trying and don't worry about an egg or not we don't produce an egg during every cycle anyway.
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Thanks! I do agree with u....just need to have fun as you say. I havent been trying this would be our first month trying to get pregnant.
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Good luck! It happens when you don't try! Baby number 3 for us and with each we sd let's see if it happens it does so for a reason. Well it did! I was off the pill for only a week when I ad I was. Test confirmed at 3 weeks missed period!
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Wow!Congratulations! Thanks! I hope and pray we get lucky soon too!
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