New here, but could do with some different perspectives. My husband and I have a three year old conceived naturally with no trouble, but are having issues getting pregnant again. We've been trying for a year and a half with no success at all. Went to GP after 12 months and was referred to women's health. Day 21 tests indicate I ovulate fine, periods normal and regular and husband given the all clear too. I had an HSG test that showed no abnormalities or blockages. At this point we were told that it was unexplained and ivf was likely our only option now so we're preparing for that.
We saw a consultant at a private clinic recently who told me that as I'd got pregnant before it will happen again and to just go away and keep trying. Also suggested clomid (despite the fact I ovulate fine) to try and produce more than one egg per month.
I'm really struggling with the idea of just continuing to do the exact same thing that has failed 18 times in a row on the off chance something will magically be different this time. The private doc talked about the stresses involved in ivf and didn't seem to understand how devastating it is to fail month after month after month. I actually got my period then and there in the hospital to make things worse.
Husband not very supportive or understanding either. Claims I'm obsessed (which I'm not) and is generally being a bit of a twat. Then there's the guilt about wanting a second child and feeling that I should just feel lucky to already have one (which of course I do) but it's not the same.
Anyone got any words of wisdom?