Why Can I Not Get Pregnant?


There is nothing that can truly explain the emotional, gut wrenching heartbreak that you feel when month after month you are faced with a BFN (Big Fat Negative) on your pregnancy test.

The question that you will ask yourself morning, noon and night is WHY?  Why can I not get pregnant or maintain a pregnancy? 

Although there is the possibility for a multitude of explanations, there are four that you will want to immediately check out and get crossed off your list.

Endometriosis

This disorder occurs when the endometrial tissue that usually lines the uterus has spread to other areas of the abdomen.  Women who suffer from endometriosis may have heavy periods and experience a lot of pain each month.  The crazy thing about this disorder though is that the amount of pain you experience each month doesn’t necessarily correspond to the severity of the disorder.  There are women with minimal extra tissue who are in extreme pain and those with severe tissue spread who don’t feel a thing.  That is why endometriosis is a tricky one.  If it turns out that you do suffer from this condition, doctors will suggest a hormone treatment, laparoscopy or surgery.  Even if all three treatments are unsuccessful, many women with endometriosis have gotten pregnant by IVF.

PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome)

Another common problem for women trying to become pregnant is PCOS.  Basically what happens here is that follicles that are normally on the path for ovulation get stuck inside the ovary.  The end result is a hormonal imbalance where excess testosterone, LH and FSH hormones are released. Women suffering from PCOS may struggle to ovulate, have irregular cycles, extra facial and body hard and/or acne. Doctors will more than likely prescribe a drug like Metformin to help regulate the insulin levels.

LUFS (Luteinized Unruptured Follicle Syndrome)

LUFS is when you have a super short luteal phase because of a stuck egg within the follicle that is not able to make it through the ovarian wall. Unfortunately women who suffer from this disorder have no symptoms at all.  Women with LUFS often ovulate, have cervical fluid changes and temperature shifts.  Doctors can only confirm this diagnosis with an ultrasound and it is responsible for about 30% of all fertility issues. 

POF (Premature Ovarian Failure)

A blood test on the 3rd day of your cycle can show if you are experiencing POF.  This disorder occurs when your ovaries stop producing eggs earlier than expected.  This early appearance of menopause can happen slowly over time or all of a sudden.  Women who experience this cycle change may suffer from hot flashes, vaginal dryness and the absence of a period.

If you feel like you may be struggling to become pregnant because of any of these disorders, you may want to make an appointment with your doctor and look into it. Smile

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Pls,kindly help me to know when i ovlaute,am 28yrs now and i have trying to get pregnant after my marriage of 3yrs.i do have a very severe pain which i do take felvin for pain relief.pls kindly help,and agian,before i use to see thick white mucus but now i dont see it anymore,rather i see yellow thick on my path.pls what do i do or any drugs i can use

T-praise — Mar 09, 2013
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Anonymous — Feb 27, 2013
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Hello

I like to enquire something: My first day of last menstruation is 17th Jan 2013. I have sex with my partner 24th Jan 2013. My problem is that the following day i feel like vomiting. Am i get pregnant or what?

Anonymous — Jan 25, 2013
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i have a question someone please answer; i had a period for the month of January, however, it only lasted 2 days (my period usually lasts 4 days) and was pretty light not heavy as usual...but for some reason 5 days after my period ended i noticed a slight light pink discharge after urination it is now a precisly a week after the discharge and i have experienced dizzines along with a bit of nausea, not to mention my breast feel tender and i have been feeling a pain on the left side of my uterus, even though my period isn't for another 25 days (i have 40 day cycles) i took a pregnancy test but the result was negative, any suggestions as to why i could be having these symptoms or what they maybe symptoms of if not pregnancy?? HELP!!

confused22 — Jan 24, 2013
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