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1706917 tn?1307771301

Wanting to conceive

I am about to 35 in Sept. I am 2 yrs over due to have my Mirena IUD taken out. Now on June 24th I am scheduled to have it taken out. My husband and I are really eanting to have another baby(hopefully a girl). What are my chances of conceiving and my risk. Will it take a long time? How do I increase my odds of a girl or even twins would be great.
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Avatar universal
I'm 36 and Ill be 5 months pregnant next Friday. We r only having one thank God. I couldn't two right now. I think you will be fine.
1530342 tn?1405016490
Your pregnancy chances are based on your body. Some women conceive no problem right after Mirena (age not being a factor) and some women (like me have had the Mirena removed for 8 months now (I'm 29) and still TTC..I would advise when you remove the Mirena ask for a routine check up to make sure everything is good inside. Your Dr. will let you know what your chances and risks are..There are LOTS of options for you if you want to get pregnant so try not to worry about it too much. As long as you're healthy and you live a somewhat healthy lifestyle, you will get pregnant. Good luck!!
377493 tn?1356502149
It is different for everyone.  Some have no problem conceiving at all, others do.  Fertility does begin to decline at 35, but there are still plenty of women having children well beyond that.  I had my son, naturally conceived at 40 (actually, a week away from 41).  It is recommended that after 6 months of trying to see a specialist.  As mrsprince said, we know live in a time where just about anyone can have a baby, it just depends on how far you are willing to go.

As for risks.  Yes, there are some slightly elevated risks of first trimester miscarriage and chromosonal abnormalities.  Keep in mind that the later is still very rare.  Our odds increase, but most women have healthy babies.  

Start now on a good prenatal vitamin.  I am also a big believer in fish oil as there is some research that shows it helps.  See your Dr. for a complete physical to address any pre existing medical conditions you may have.  And have fun trying!!  Don't worry too much about the rest of it...sure, things can happen, but most of the time they don't.  Good luck to you!!
Avatar universal
Hi, I got pregnant the first time at 39 via IVF.  I am 41 now and pregnant again, this time, it was a surprise, we found out on my daughters first birthday I was 5 weeks pregnant.  So you can never tell.  I did not take any vitamins, no acupuncture nothing.  I think the most important thing was we were not tying ta all, so no stress.

Goodluck with everything!
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