The first trimester of pregnancy is a time filled with excitement and celebration. But it can also be a period of difficult changes, both physical and emotional. From morning sickness to mood swings, the first trimester is unlike any other, and we at Pregnancy Stories want to hear about it! Keep us informed about your first pregnancy experiences, especially those pregnancy symptoms, fetal development, and, of course, your baby's first ultrasound! We can't wait to hear from you!
Trying to Conceive
I am 24 years old with a 4 years old son. We have been trying for a baby since last 3 months, i gave up on my career as i have noticed my son gets really bored, so i decided on doing a casual job that i can quit anytime when i get pregnant or dont feel like working in pregnancy. I have missed so many offers on my career job as i know if i get a full time job i cant get preg as a new job requires full time attention.
So far i have wasted 5 pregnancy tests. i really cant wait to get pregnanat. i want a girl time this have thought of a theme and decoration as well but it seems getting pregnant is hard for me.
My periods are due in 6 days time period, this time i feel my one breast is getting different ...its strange cuz it can't be in one breast but then i got this tingling feeling in my Vagina that reminds me of my Urine Infection that i had in my first pregnancy. I still have one more pregnancy test to go but i dont want to waste it now as i have already used 5 .
I know if its not the right time then i can never coneive, its not in my hand we are just trying rest is in God's hand but i cant get over the fact that last time i got pregnant in my second time.
reading stories is good and it helps me to know thar i am not alone here.
Harder this time than in the past...I'm a 34 year-old mother of two beautiful girls ages 12 and 6. My firstborn was a "surprise!" and my second was conceived on the first try. I suffered a miscarriage in 2003 (another "surprise!" pregnancy) when a blighted ovum failed to develop -- I grew according to schedule and had pregnancy symptoms but miscarried in my 14th week. My hubby and I decided a few months ago to try for another, and I'm finding that it's not as easy as I thought it would be. I thought it would happen right away, and I was quite disappointed last month when I got my period. I'm due for my period again tomorrow and I have a feeling it didn't happen for me this month, either. I'm getting very frustrated. It helps to read stories of others' trials and tribulations as well, so that I may remind myself that getting pregnant is a process and not a given. Good luck to all.
Pregnancy SymptomsRight after I conceived, probably about 1 week after, I woke up one morning feeling like I had picked up something really heavy, underneath of my arms (armpit area) down the sides of my boobs hurt really bad. It felt like I had used a muscle that I hadn't used in a while. I also "just knew I was pregnant". I had no idea that the pain under my arms down the sides of my boobs was my boobs growing! But I went and bought a test on my lunch break, couldn't wait to go home and take it so I took it at work and it showed positive right away. I remember sitting there thinking why did I buy I test, I know it is going to say negative? Then the test started its process and the positive line showed up as soon as the urine hit it! I was so excited I couldn't hardly get my pants zipped and the stall door open to go call my husband and tell him. We had decided only 3 weeks prior that we were ready to start a family and it only took us 1 week to conceive!
Irregular CyclesDoes anyone else out there have experience with long & irregular menstrual cycles - like lasting anywhere from 45 to 70 days each?
My husband & I are TTC and my cycles have been like this since going off the pill six months ago. I know I'm capable of getting pregnant because we already have one child, and he was conceived with the same cycle problems. But I think we got extremely lucky that time because we had barely even started trying when we got pregnant. Because of my cycle lengths, I didn't even know I was pregnant until about 7 weeks.
This time, determined not to miss those first 7 weeks, I've been doing ovulation monitoring so we'll know when it's "time", but my readings are all over the place. I get a lot of false positives, then AF happens 2 weeks after the last one, then it starts all over again. With these cycles, it's really hard to predict when I'm actually ovulating (or if I am at all), and our fertile times are few and far between.
Can't handle the waiting period!!Hi... I'm so glad that i stumbled upon this site because believe me all you stories have helped me.... my husband and I have been married for about 1 year and 1 month and decided to start trying to have a baby.... well we tried last month and my period came smack bam on time... i was very disappointed needless to say... by husband just said "oh well we'll try again..."
So we tried again this month.... i have 3 more days of waiting and it's driving me NUTS! almost everyday i'm on the net reading up on pregnancy symptoms 'cause I have NONE....
I soooo want to be pregnant now... I'm 29 and was really hoping on having my first baby before age 30... *sigh*
The waiting is unbearable so from reading ya'll stories I Know I'm not alone...
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