It may be helpful to know when couples are trying to conceive that statistic shows that 80-92 % of couples will conceive on the first 12 months of trying while 90-98% of couples will conceive after 24 months of trying. It may take up to 3 years for older couples to conceive. Stress, including anxiety and depression, seem to play a major role in delaying conception when tried naturally and through IVF. Seeking relaxation, managing one’s levels of stress and learning to respond differently to one’s emotions and environment can significantly help prevent physiological and pathological changes that can lead to infertility. Try acupuncture, hypnotherapy, doing what you love, pursuing a hobby, having massage, meditation, travelling etc.