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when should i try for pregnancy is it the 8-13 th day?

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I am 37 yrs old .... tested 6.2 value for TSH levels ..2 months back and thus was advised to take thyronorm 25 mg tab 1 daily.. post 1 month of medication it reduced to 4.4 however have been advised to continue the tab.

I had 1 miscarriage in sep 2009 when i was working , currently i am housewife. My husband is a chain smoker .... i have left the job just to try to conceive as i am scared that its like now or never as i am already 37. My periods are regular but bleeding stops after day 2. Also i am not aware when shd i try for pregnancy is it the 8-13 th day of my periods ? what shd i do as i am really frustrated now.

I have had a surgery in 2004 (Uterine fibroid), before the surgery i had conceived but doctor advised to abort the pregnancy due to my health conditions as i was anemic and having fibroid issues.. i regret my decision now ... please help ...please tell me how i can get pregnant fast.....Please advise ..please


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replied March 9th, 2012
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Hi,
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Advanced maternal age can make it difficult to conceive. There can be repeated miscarriages, chances of chromosomal anomalies, maternal complications like diabetes, hypertension etc. If the uterine fibroid was not affecting the uterine cavity (or to say it was not a Submucosal or pedunculated fibroid), it would not have caused pregnancy complication. If you are having your uterus intact and functional ovaries, you can go ahead with your pregnancy plans. If you have been trying for pregnancy (for more than a year) and have not been successful, you should consider getting a complete infertility work-up done for you and your partner to see if there are any underlying causes for the infertility/inability to conceive. There are many factors that govern the chances of having a successful pregnancy. Hormonal issues, problems involving ovaries and ovulation, uterine problems, tubal blocks, cervical or vaginal infections, ovarian failure/suppression, complications due to advanced maternal age, etc., should be ruled out for you. For your partner, semen analysis should be done to rule out infections and to confirm the quality and quantity of sperms produced (smoking can affect sperm counts, motility and morphology). Treatment as needed (based on examination and investigations results) would be started to help you get pregnant. Consider visiting your gynecologist/obstetrician for further evaluation and assistance and be in regular follow-up and monitoring as instructed. Have diet with foods rich in zinc content to ensure better maturation of egg and sperms. Monitor cervical mucus changes and the BBT (basal body temperature) charting to predict your ovulation and time your intercourse for having fruitful results. Have intercourse in positions that allow for deeper penetration for high deposit of semen.
Take care.



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