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No AF in 2 yrs..im ttc but dont know how to predict ovulation.

Any ideas on what I can do or use. I have gotten pregnant 2x both ended in miscarriage and happened within 6 mths of each other. Im also breast feeding my daughter but even before conceiving my daughter my cycles been irregular but I never went this long without a cycle. Any suggestions are appreciated ....thank you

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:05 AM on Apr. 14, 2011 in Trying to Conceive

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  • you will have to go to your doctor and see if they can force your periods to become normal if you are ever going to have a chance of prediction with it comes to TTC
    zoejains_momma

    Answer by zoejains_momma at 11:08 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • hun if your period has been gone for over 2 years then i don't think you'll be able to have children. i'm sorry to say that but if you're not bfing then you should have gotten your period in at most a couple months. the most you should go w/o a period is 3 months with everything still being ok
    momofone725

    Answer by momofone725 at 11:09 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • and that does not include when you're bfing you can lose your period for up to 8 months when you're bfing, but not 2 years
    momofone725

    Answer by momofone725 at 11:11 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • If you aren't having a period, you aren't ovulating, so no, you cant get pregnant. You need to talk to your doctor, they might suggest you seeing a fertility specialist.
    BabyBugsmama

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 11:24 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • Because you are breastfeeding, you may not get AF back until you stop. 


    http://www.breastfeedingbasics.com/html/breastfeeding_and_birth_control.shtml


    "Some women go as long as two years or more without menstruating."


    http://www.kellymom.com/bf/normal/fertility.html


    You might want to look into charting your cervix and discharge.

    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 11:24 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • Can I ovulate without having a period?


    Since a woman releases an egg 12-16 days before her expected period, it is possible for women to get pregnant without having periods. Women who are not menstruating due to a certain condition (i.e.…low body weight, breastfeeding, perimenopause) risk the chance of ovulating at any point. For those who want to conceive, the lack of periods could make it more difficult to know the timing of ovulation if you are not charting temperature and cervical fluid changes. But if you are not having periods and wanting to prevent pregnancy, a form of contraception should be used since there is no way to know when ovulation will occur.


    http://www.americanpregnancy.org/gettingpregnant/ovulationfaq.htm

    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 11:28 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 11:36 AM on Apr. 14, 2011

  • I haven't had a period in over 4 years- I've had 2 kids in that time and was bfing. I'm still waiting for af to show up... But I'm not worried about never having more kids or having a serious medical problem. Every dr I've talked to says it can take a few months after you're done bfing for your period to return.
    bloomsr

    Answer by bloomsr at 4:36 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

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    Try to use this ovulation calendar tool http://www.ovulationcalendarsoftware.com/ to trace your cycle and find the date of ovulation.

    aromatikas

    Answer by aromatikas at 2:24 AM on Apr. 16, 2011

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