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Offline AClaire11

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Having Trouble Conceiving
« on: November 08, 2014, 02:27:58 PM »
My husband and I are trying for our first child and have been trying (with all the charting, etc) for about 6 months with no success.  We're both in our mid-20s and want a large family.  The stress of failing each month is driving me crazy, even when I try my best to relax, and the past few months, it has started causing me to struggle with my faith and with depression.  I'd deeply appreciate your prayers for our success and my faith (and my husband's, though his lack isn't related).

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Re: Having Trouble Conceiving
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2014, 02:33:13 PM »
My husband and I are trying for our first child and have been trying (with all the charting, etc) for about 6 months with no success.  We're both in our mid-20s and want a large family.  The stress of failing each month is driving me crazy, even when I try my best to relax, and the past few months, it has started causing me to struggle with my faith and with depression.  I'd deeply appreciate your prayers for our success and my faith (and my husband's, though his lack isn't related).

I know exactly what you are going through.  It can be so frustrating.  However, if I'm not mistaken, you really haven't been trying for a long time.  Six months is not a lot.  Doctors wouldn't even consider that "trouble conceiving".  I read that for couples your age you should only consult your doctor after 12 months of not conceiving. 

Like I said, it can be difficult I know.  Of course you have my prayers. 
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Re: Having Trouble Conceiving
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2014, 02:42:27 PM »
Through the intercessions of the Theotokos, LORD have mercy!

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Re: Having Trouble Conceiving
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2014, 03:10:23 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: Having Trouble Conceiving
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2014, 03:28:26 PM »
Eat right, pray, get lots of rest.

Lord have mercy.
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Re: Having Trouble Conceiving
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2014, 08:43:31 PM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: Having Trouble Conceiving
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2014, 09:21:50 PM »
Prayers!

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Re: Having Trouble Conceiving
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2014, 11:23:16 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: Having Trouble Conceiving
« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2014, 01:00:14 AM »
Lord, have mercy on AClaire11 and her husband.
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Re: Having Trouble Conceiving
« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2014, 01:51:24 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Having Trouble Conceiving
« Reply #10 on: November 09, 2014, 02:01:21 AM »
Lord, have mercy. A fruitful womb for the married couple! May you have many sons and daughters!

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Re: Having Trouble Conceiving
« Reply #11 on: November 09, 2014, 08:46:51 AM »
Lord, have mercy on AClaire11 and her husband.

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Re: Having Trouble Conceiving
« Reply #12 on: November 10, 2014, 01:23:59 AM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Having Trouble Conceiving
« Reply #13 on: November 12, 2014, 12:13:54 AM »
Lord have mercy. 
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