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If my period is heavy and somewhat irregular every month will it make it harder to concieve?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:21 PM on Dec. 30, 2009 in Trying to Conceive

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  • Irregularity doesn't affect your fertility (unless there is some underlying medical cause for it) It will only make it harder if you are trying to plan sex around when you ovulate. However, if you are just out to enjoy the process and not wanting to plan the sex then it will probably work out fine. I'm irregular and got pregnant very easily. Good Luck.
    Krys.
    Krysden

    Answer by Krysden at 10:34 PM on Dec. 30, 2009

  • No, it will just make it harder for you to estimate a due date.
    Adelicious

    Answer by Adelicious at 10:48 PM on Dec. 30, 2009

  • How heavy your period is has no bearing on anything. Having an irregular period can make it harder to plan a pregnancy since you don't ovulate at the same time every month, but you can chart to get around that. (Toni Weschler's book Taking Charge of Your Fertility and the website www.fertilityfriend.com are great resources to get you started on charting and getting to know your body in general.) It usually doesn't indicate any kind of fertility issues, though.

    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 12:10 AM on Jan. 1, 2010

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