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i have been off birth control fir almost 2 years me and my husband is having a hard time conceiving he is 35 and i am 38 i have been on birth cintrol for almost 10 years

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mommie534

Asked by mommie534 at 11:52 AM on Nov. 11, 2013 in Trying to Conceive

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  • Have you had your hormones checked? How about his sperm count?
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 11:54 AM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • No I haven't and he hasn't had his sperm count either
    mommie534

    Comment by mommie534 (original poster) at 11:56 AM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • Time to go to a doctor for both of you to get checked. See who is the problem. It might not be you. It might be him.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 12:01 PM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • See a Reproductive Specialist. You will both be checked thoroughly.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 12:36 PM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • As we get older our egg count goes down, you made need help to get the count up. Time to see a doc.

    pinkparcel

    Answer by pinkparcel at 12:54 PM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • You both need to see a doctor.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 1:06 PM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • Nothing like waiting till the last minute, eh?
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 1:12 PM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • Unfortunately you cannot increase the number of eggs you have left. The older you get the harder it is to conceive. You will want to consult a fertility doctor. Walgreens sells a sperm count test if you'd like to have your husband take it. A fertility doctor will want to give him one anyway. Healthy eating and start taking a prenatal vitamin.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 5:21 PM on Nov. 11, 2013

  • For most women, if they're not pregnant at the end of the first year they (and their partners) need to get checked to find out why not. Once you're over age 35, you need to be seen after 6 months not a year. RUN don't walk to your doctor.
    goldpandora

    Answer by goldpandora at 8:23 AM on Nov. 12, 2013

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