The general rule is that if you are 34 years old or younger, you should try for one year before visiting a fertility doctor.

The problem is, if you are 35 or older, then egg quality becomes an issue, meaning you should seek evaluation after six months of trying. In the meanwhile, you should adjust your life habits as to maximize your fertility and improve quality of the eggs you still have.

If any of the below items apply to you, you too should make an appointment with a doctor before you start trying to conceive, to avoid wasting time at the phase in life when even a single ovulation can make a big difference. Please continue reading here: 5 reasons to NOT wait before seing a specialist