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|Mon, 11-07-2011 - 2:28pm|
*waves hi* I'm E, I'm 29 and I live in Virginia. My husband S is 38 and we've been married for barely 2 months, although we have been together for 3 and a half years and shacked up for 2. :) S also has two kids from a previous marriage, but unfortunately they live quite a distance away from us right now.
I just went off the pill on Friday! I am actually surprised by this, because I thought we'd be married at least a year before we started trying. However, my very convincing husband has changed my mind, especially due to his own strong feelings about his age and TTC (he'd rather not be having babies past 42-ish). I had my annual appt. with my gyno on Halloween and was due to start a new pill pack but we decided not to and here we are! We are not actively TTC at the moment, but we both wanted me to be off hormonal birth control asap. The pill really killed my sex drive the whole time I was on it - not great for newlyweds! ;)
My doctor was very encouraging of me starting to TTC soon. I'm healthy, at a healthy weight, good age, don't smoke, etc. All she asked was that I start taking prenatals as soon as I stop the pill. I'm currently alternating my multi with my prenatals until I run out of multis. My doctor also had me tested for Rubella Immunity that day and I'm still waiting for the results of that, if I'm not longer immune I'll have to go back in for a booster shot. I also have