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Getting pregnant at the first possible chance may not be an issue to others but to some, it has been a discouraging, heart breaking and emotional event. If you are one of those disheartened by the mere act, here are a few tips that may likely aid you.
Watching your weight. According to William Gibbons, director of the division of reproductive endocrinology at Baylor College of Medicine, a healthy weight does affect one’s chances of fertility. Being underweight or obese can decrease your chances. So if you are considering of getting pregnant, take your http://www.webmd.com/diet/tc/healthy-weight-what-is-a-healthy-weight weight into serious consideration.
Stop smoking. This is a red-alert call not just for women but for men as well. Smoking is a high risk factor that contributes to infertility. It causes woman’s uterus to become unreceptive to eggs while it affects the condition and production of the man’s sperms. Yet worse of all, http://www.webmd.com/baby/smoking-during-pregnancy smoking can cause abnormalities to the baby. So the next time you are planning to get pregnant, throw that stick away.
Drink in moderation. Drinking too much caffeine and alcohol can affect your fertility. For coffee and soda lovers, when you are pregnant or in the process of getting pregnant, limit yourself to 2 cups or 200 milligrams of caffeine daily, just until you have successfully gotten pregnant. Lay off from alcohol first. Not only does it causes infertility, worse, it causes abnormalities and http://www.webmd.com/baby/tc/birth-defects-testing-what-are-birth-defects-tests “> birth defects to your baby.
Keep track of your ovulation. Richard Paulson, chief of the division of reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine advises that the best time to get pregnant is to schedule your love making three days before ovulation. Keep track of your ovulation cycle, this way you will know when to schedule your next intimate win-win moments.
Make love frequently. To some couples, making love daily may be stressful and physically tiring. Prolonging sexual activities to as long as 5 days can reduce http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sperm_motility“> sperm motility while having it daily can use up all the supply. Doing it daily may get you pregnant but doing it every 2-3 days may be as good as well. The important thing, make love not because it’s more of a task but because you enjoy sharing this intimate process with someone you love.
If everything else has failed, maybe its time you consult for professional help. You may consider an array of assisted reproduction techniques including, medications, IUI, IVF, surrogacy, adoption or egg donation.
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