Is position critical? Yes or no? My wife keeps insisting this is the reason for the non pregnancy. Any thoughts? For starters, we are both mid-30s, have been trying for >1 year , had 1 miscarriage earlier, and have already initiated discussions about a possible IVF (which is obviously not our preferred option)

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No. But position is easier to blame than accepting that one or both of you may have something underlying which is making this difficult. And position is one of the few things you can control now (others: nutrition and vitamins, fitness, tracking ovulation). Infertility is frustrating for the lack of control you have.

Get a consultation with a reproductive endocrinologist. There are things you may be able to do before IVF (medicated cycles, IUI). Consider finding a fertility support group or therapist to help you both through the emotional challenges of this.

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This! Get a consultation! Most clinics charge for first time consultations, but even if you’re paying out of pocket, it’s not too bad.

It can be surprisingly damaging to your relationship and your own emotional health to pin fertility issues on factors that aren’t backed by science.

Avoid the resentment (and the old wives’ tales). Talk to a doctor.

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agree. you guys need a good reproductive endocrinologist to test both of you and see what’s up. may be nothing or may be something to be solved. better to know everything including genetic testing. then you can talk about timed intercourse, iui, ivf etc. sometimes there is an order they make you go in to see what works. each one would be closely monitored with ultrasound and a lot of bloodwork. i’m 40 and have a 7 year old, also had a miscarriage 4 years ago and have been trying for over a year for another. better to understand your bodies as early as possible. good luck

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The next step should be IUI. Most insurance require you to fail IUI 3x before being approved for IVF.

Next step should be getting tests done to identify any issues. I got tested and found various factors that made the doctors recommend straight to IVF since IUI had a greater chance of resulting in twins which would be dangerous for me.

I’m sorry about your miscarriage, that’s incredibly difficult.

Even before IUI some REs will have you do medicated cycles with timed intercourse. Lots of options before jumping to IVF, and depends what the underlying issue is (if there is one). Position honestly doesn’t really matter.

It’s time to get help. Most people <35 get pregnant within 6 months of actively trying. They say one year assuming user error and some people do get pregnant months 7-12 but it’s a very small amount. You won’t have clarity unless you get a work up. Good luck ❤️

I would say timing would have more of an impact than position, at most if we're talking about trying naturally. But I would recommend that after over a year of trying you should make an appointment with a fertility clinic and get a fertility workup (panel of tests) that would identify any issues.

It may be difficult to accept there may be problems with either of your bodies but the sooner you identify any factors the better chance you have of success and can figure out next steps. (Even if it's as little as doctor's recommendations for changes to timing or supplements while trying naturally.)

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