How long should women try to get pregnant before calling their doctors?

Generally, experts recommend at least a year. Women who are over the age of 35 should meet with their doctors after six months of trying to conceive. A woman’s chances of getting pregnant and remaining pregnant decreases rapidly after she turns 30.

Health problems increase the risk of infertility, so it is necessary to talk to your doctor if you have any of the following:

  • Painful, irregular or no periods.
  • More than one miscarriage.
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease.
  •  Endometriosis