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Posted by: Lisa | 2005/11/22

been trying for 4 months

Hi I would like to know how long before I should start worrying about infertility. I am 33 and my husband 39 We been trying for 4 months and each month I have been monitoring my ovulation date and making sure it falls over the period of ovulation.

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Dear Lisa

By definition, infertility is the inability to conceive after one year of unprotected intercourse. I would therefore suggest that you keep trying for at least another nine months before seeking further assistance.

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