+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default TTC with a FIFO DH

    So DH and I are going to start ttc very soon. I'm on the pill and will stop taking it tomorrow On e of the hurdles we have though, is that DH works away for three weeks every month. It's a bit early to chart my cycles (prior to havind DD and going on the pill my cycles wqere pretty crazy and I was dx with PCOS).

    Anyway, sorry fro the ramble does anyone know if I could manipulate when I ovulate using the pill?

    I'm pretty clueless about all this, DD was our happy little accident so I'm a bit worried that now we're actually trying it'll be hard!

    Thanks in advance for any help

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    I don't know the answer, but I know in animals, they use hormones all the time to synchronise cycles & ovulation. Often done in sheep/cattle. With horses, if you give a mare prostaglandin, you can time the mating with a stallion!!

    I guess use of hormones is not done in humans unless there's a specific issue. Would be nice to cut out all the waiting if a cycle is unsuccessful!

    Not sure if using the pill would help manipulate your cycle, as your cycles could vary wildly once you come off it.

    Will be curious to read about this one! Good luck!

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to Falkor For This Useful Post:

    CakeyLoaf  (17-09-2012)

  4. #3
    rainbow road's Avatar
    rainbow road is offline look at the stars, look how they shine for you
    Join Date
    May 2008
    in a glass case of emotion
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    I don't think you can really. You don't want to mess with your body that much. I think you should definitely chart, hope for the best, and maybe see a FS if it never aligns and discuss other options.

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to rainbow road For This Useful Post:

    CakeyLoaf  (17-09-2012)


Similar Threads

  1. FIFO and TTC
    By kelbel86 in forum Conception & Fertility General Chat
    Replies: 37
    Last Post: 17-05-2013, 13:01
  2. Fifo ttc
    By aquarius24 in forum Conception & Fertility General Chat
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 18-11-2012, 15:42

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

learn how you can become a reviewer!


forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Hire For Baby Perth
New RETAIL store - Perth Hire For Baby Perth
Here at Hire for Baby, we offer a wide range of products from Child Restraints to Strollers, Stroller Accessories and Oricom Baby Monitors. Wholesale prices - till the stock ends. Buy from us and get the installation for FREE.
Like us on Facebook and get $10 OFF
featured supporter
The Fix Program Sydney CBD and Broadway
Pregnancy and women's health physio, pregnancy and new mum Pilates classes taught by our physios for you and bub. Pregnancy back and pelvic pain. Also, we treat postnatal and women of all ages. Incontinence, prolapse, sexual and pelvic pain.

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!