me and my husband have been ttc for almost a year. i have a reg 28 day cycle and normally a day or 2 b4 my period my cm is slightly dry. this time i had alot of discharge even up untill the day i was supposed to get my period. i was one day late on my period and when i did get it it was so light, that it was almost like i was spotting for 5 days. i wouldnt even bleed through a panty liner. other than that ive been getting some headaches and mo fatigued than usual and have also had tastes for certian foods and now i have some low back pain. other than that nothing else wrong. i dont consider myself stressed in any way so what could be wrong?
In healthy couples under age 30 who have sex regularly, the chance of getting pregnant is about 25 - 30% per month. In your case since it has been about 1 year since you have been trying you should consult a doctor and undergo evaluation for possible causes of delayed fertility.
A semen analysis (of your partner) should be done to rule out low sperm counts.
Conditions like severe stress, eating disorders, poor nutrition, ovarian cysts, thyroid conditions can be the cause of decreased flow of blood during the menses, and can be detected by blood tests. Tests for the level of hormones like FSH, LH, estrogen, prolactin, insulin are important. If needed a ultrasound of the abdomen can be done to rule out ovarian cysts.
In case most of the tests are normal, there is no need for any treatment.
Consulting your doctor for additional information and treatment should help you.
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