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Hello. My name is Emily. I’m 27 years old. And my DH is 30 years old. We have one princess. She is now 3 years old. My princess wants a brother for her. I and my husband trying but it’s not working. I don’t know why. I got pregnant once but for the second time it seems to be really difficult. I’m healthy and my husband is also healthy. But I don’t know what the problem is. Is there any secondary infertility problem? Or its just because of the age of my husband. Any advice will be helpful. Thanks.
Hey there Emily! I hope you're doing fine. Well, Emily, unfortunately, there is something called secondary infertility. And it is as common as normal infertility. You should go to the doctor and have tests done. Maybe it can be treated at the initial stage. I know it feels terrible but we can't help it. You're lucky that you can conceive and you have your little girl with you. A lot of people are desperate to have a baby. Anyway, you can go for IVF also. It feels like a natural pregnancy. Increases the chances of conceiving. There are a lot of fertility clinics around the world. I hope I was helpful. Good Luck!
Hey, I am sorry for the condition you are facing. I know the pain of infertility. Every woman wants a big family but for some it is hard. I was one of them until I found about surrogacy. I faced 3 miscarriages and after that, I was not able to conceive. I tied for many years but failed. I always wanted my own babies. I wanted to feel the baby inside me but that was fate. So I made my mind for surrogacy. I went for it to a clinic in Europe. I told them about me on Email already. They searched our match surrogate. I met her and she conceived in a week. After 9 months I was blessed. I was so happy that I found about this method. I would recommend you the same. Hope this would work.
Hi. Yes, I think this might be secondary infertility. Luckily, it is curable. Have you had any medical tests done? How long have you been TTC for? I know a friend who had secondary infertility. Instead of waiting too long, she went for IVF. I wouldn't suggest you to get IVF too soon, but if it's been a long time trying, then it's a good option.
Hi, honey, this is secondary infertility. It is very common. Don't worry, there is a way out. Many women have this problem. The solution is assisted conception. There are medication also but they don't guarantee success. Why waste money on them?
You guys are still very young. I dont see a problem with the age. It is secondary infertility though. It happens. Did you have a complicated labor? When your girl was born? Maybe it messed with your body. It happens. There is no need to worry. I have a suggestion. Go and see a doctor. Tell him about everything. They can tell you the reason. They will give you medicines. To improve fertility. And to make TTC easy.
Kreactiveanimation wrote:
Hello. My name is Emily. I’m 27 years old. And my DH is 30 years old. We have one princess. She is now 3 years old. My princess wants a brother for her. I and my husband trying but it’s not working. I don’t know why. I got pregnant once but for the second time it seems to be really difficult. I’m healthy and my husband is also healthy. But I don’t know what the problem is. Is there any secondary infertility problem? Or its just because of the age of my husband. Any advice will be helpful. Thanks.


Hello dear! Well, first of all. Congrats on your daughter! You guys are lucky to have one. Yes! Sometimes, it happens that way. Getting pregnant again become really a tough task. So, yeah! I think you should get it diagnosed with an obstetrician. So, yeah! Secondly, no I don't think so...Because, you both are still fine with age/young. So, don't worry that way! Hope you find your answers. smile
Hey, Emily, I hope you are doing well. Age cannot be an issue since both of you are very young. You are suffering through secondary infertility. It is quite common amongst couples these days. However, since the technology has improved there are so many options that you can opt for. Just stay calm and positive about it. Infertility journey can be a difficult one but I am sure everything will get better. The first step that you should be taking is to visit the doctor. Visit a clinic which has a doctor with high success rates. It is important that they have knowledge about these issues and are professionals. I realized the importance of this when I shifted clinics and went to another one. Here I learned so much because of the doctors. Best of luck! A lot of women consider opting for IUI and IVF in your condition. Look into them!
Kreactiveanimation wrote:
Hello. My name is Emily. I’m 27 years old. And my DH is 30 years old. We have one princess. She is now 3 years old. My princess wants a brother for her. I and my husband trying but it’s not working. I don’t know why. I got pregnant once but for the second time it seems to be really difficult. I’m healthy and my husband is also healthy. But I don’t know what the problem is. Is there any secondary infertility problem? Or its just because of the age of my husband. Any advice will be helpful. Thanks.


Hi there! Sometimes it happens that way. Secondary infertility exists and even I've heard of cases of unexplained infertility? So, yeah! Get a second opinion of tests and stuff? Yes! I mean so, you can know better! What the reason behind your inability to conceive? Yeah! I'm also undergoing surrogacy this year. As I can't have it the natural way. So, yeah. Wish me luck! Stay blessed! smile SEEK YOUR OPTIONS! You can have ways? Let me know, I'll guide you better. smile
Hey there Emily. How are you doing? I hope it all great. I am really sorry to hear about your issue. I know it must be really hard. However please don't give up. Have you been to the doctor? Did they tell you anything? You cant determine the cause just like this. Your age is not old at all. I hope you get what you want. I wish you good luck. take care and lots of love. and prayers too. I am sure it will all work out.
A good consultation with the fetility expert might be a good answer in your case. They will take a history from both of you and talk through the tests you may need in coming months. Even if your husband's semen analysis is okay this doesn't mean that they will only consider you. He will probably be asked at some point to give another sample. You are in it together so they will always prefer to talk to you both. It also helps as any slightly abnormal results I got sent me into hysterics and total over reaction where as my husband listened properly and responded calmly. He's been always awesome! They will want to see you both for the first appointment but don't tend to mind for further appointments. Most tests are covered by the NHS. But some treatments are only available on the NHS if neither of you have children from a previous relationship. It requires the two of you to make the baby so at times they will need to discuss your partner's results with you so.will need consent to share this (even just confirming his semen analysis is fine with you is a data protection issue of not). They will ask you to sign consent forms for this on your first visit. The list of tests your doctor will likely request after seeing you: Progesterone CD21 Blood Test. LH, FSH, Estrogen, Progesterone & Testosterone CD2-5 Blood Test. Ultrasound on Uterus. HSG Scan. Hope this helps and good luck!!
Andie.Berg wrote:
It's definitely secondary infertility. It is quite common amongst couples these days. I would suggest that you visit a clinic. The doctor would really be able to help you out. They would do your initial tests to see if the hormones are normal or not. For the treatment make sure you visit the right doctor. By right I mean they should be professionals and operating at a high success rate. Good luck to you.

I've shared this on another thread. When we were planning our first visit to bio texcom, we wrote this list of questions to ask them.
If my infertility diagnosis is not clear, what tests will we run to narrow down the possible causes? Before anything else can happen, you and your specialist need to have a good understanding the possible root causes of your infertility. In many cases, there’s more than one factor going on. Diagnostic tests are a valuable tool which can shed light on both female and male factor.
If we know what’s causing my infertility, is this condition likely to get worse over time, stay the same or maybe improve? The reason behind your infertility can help you and your doctor decide on a time frame for treatment.
Which treatment do you recommend we try first? Why?
Depending on your specific circumstances, your doctor may suggest beginning with less invasive and costly forms of fertility treatments such as IUI before moving on to ART such as IVF. Or, they may recommend that you skip straight to an IVF cycle. This decision should be made on an individual basis.
What are your success rates with this treatment for patients like me?
Are there side effects or risks to this treatment I should be prepared for?
It can help you plan your work and treatment schedule so that you have time to take good care of yourself if you’re finding things difficult.
How many rounds of this treatment should we try before moving?
If this treatment is unsuccessful, what else can we try next? Having “somewhere to go” if things don’t work out the first time can be sanity-saving when you’re in a dark place.
Is there anything I can do to improve my chances of success before, during, and after treatment?
How much will each cycle of treatment cost and what’s included?
Our kind Dr took time to explain things accurately. We appreciate what guys have been doing for us. We've felt at comfort with them though fertility treatments are never ''the walk in the park''. They do their best to make the stay with them as comfortable as possible.
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