15 Things You Shouldn't Say to a Woman Who's Trying to Conceive

For some couples, it only takes one romp in the hay to get pregnant. For others it takes quite a bit more time and a lot more effort. While you may want to offer them your baby-making words of wisdom, it's best to think before you speak. Sometimes the most well-intended comments can be the most offensive. So next time you sit down with a couple that's trying to conceive, make sure to keep these thoughts to yourself. Source: Shutterstock

It happened so quickly for me.

It happened so quickly for me.

Aren't you lucky! Source: NBC

You don't look infertile

You don't look infertile

I'm sorry. Can you explain what that looks like? Source: Bravo

Don't worry. You're young!

Don't worry. You're young!

I didn't realize worrying was limited to a specific age group. Source: Paramount Pictures

There's always IVF.

There's always IVF.

Yeah, once I win the lottery. Source: NBC

Maybe it's a sign.

Maybe it's a sign.

Or maybe it's science. Source: NBC

Relax. The worrying won't help you get pregnant.

Relax. The worrying won't help you get pregnant.

Is that so, doctor? Source: FX

You shouldn't have put your career before family.
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You shouldn't have put your career before family.

Who says I did?

You're lucky you don't have kids.

You're lucky you don't have kids.

That's not what I would consider lucky. Source: NBC

So hubby's shooting blanks?

So hubby's shooting blanks?

Yes. Please. Let's discuss my husband's sperm. Source: ABC

If this is stressing you out, wait till you become a mom.

If this is stressing you out, wait till you become a mom.

At least that'll be a stress I enjoy. Source: NBC

Maybe you missed your window.
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Maybe you missed your window.

Because that's what every woman wants to hear.

You can always adopt.

You can always adopt.

So you can throw other offensive comments my way? Source: Warner Bros.

It could be worse.

It could be worse.

For you, maybe. But for me this totally sucks. Source: Bravo