In general, if you are less than 35 years old and have been trying for more than one year you should schedule an appointment with a practitioner that specializes in infertility. If you are greater than 35 years old we would like to see you after at least six months of properly timed, sexual intercourse. However, if you have a reason to suspect you may have a problem getting pregnant such as a history of pelvic inflammatory disease, painful periods, miscarriage, irregular menstrual cycles, or if your partner has a low sperm count, you should seek help sooner.  Please be reassured there are many things we can do to help you build your family.