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I am a 26 yr old female w/ IF. I have a son who is three yrs old. My husband and I tried for 3 yrs w/ the help of a fertility doc to get preg w/him. My IF was unexplained. We have now been trying for almost 3 yrs for another baby. We have tried several rounds of Clomid and Follistim w/ no luck. All of my tests have come back normal. I am getting so frustrated because I want another baby so bad. Since I have been trying for a second child I have seen friends get pregnant, have a baby, and are now pregnant again. I found out today that yet another friend is pregnant and I felt like I could throw up. I want to be happy for her, but I am upset that she is pregnant istead of me. I know this is selfish, but I can not help it. Not long ago that same friend said to me, "if you want another baby why don't you just have one". She did not understand that people actually have trouble getting preg. Even though my husb is very understanding I feel like no one really understands what I am going through and it makes me very upset.

I need someone to talk to.
I am waiting to see whether or not I start my period this month. If I do, I will be starting the Follistim injections again. This past month I did not do the injectables because I had a laparoscopy done to make sure my ovaries, tubes, etc were all okay. Everything was normal which makes this even harder for me. I think IF would be much easier to handle if I had something physically wrong that was preventing me from becoming prego.