Conception does not always occur easily for all couples. Some couples find that getting pregnant is very easy and some have a hard time getting pregnant. You can increase your chances of getting pregnant by making sure that your body is ready to noursih a baby for nine months. Before you turn to an infertility specialist, read on to make sure you have tried everything possible first.
Make love at the right time each month. There are days during your monthly menstrual cycle that you are more fertile. You are more likely to conceive on the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth days before your next period. Mark those days on your calendar and make time for stress-free sex. To ensure that your mate’s sperm count is up during your peak time for conception, do not have sex for two days prior to those days. Do not think of sex as conception. Couples that stress themselves out over the planning of sex, find that conception takes longer. Enjoy your partner and enjoy your sex life. Conceiving is just a nice extra!!
By making some lifestyle changes, you may increase your chances of becoming pregnant. Successful sperm are cool. If your partner wears tight jeans or underwer, perhaps he needs to switch to loose fitting clothing. He should refrain from using hot tubs, saunas, whirpools and long hot baths. This will keep his sperm cool. Women should be at an ideal weight before trying to conceive. Overweight women tend to have a harder time becoming pregnant. Caffeine can also interfere with ovulation and sperm production, so you and your partner should both limit your caffeine intake.
While trying to conceive, you should not be dieting to lose weight. Eat fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins. Ask your doctor if there is any type of vitamin you should be taking. Most doctors recommend taking a prenatal vitamin if you are trying to get pregnant. Folic acid should be started about three months before conception and throughout the pregnancy.
Exercise is important for everyone, but you can overdo it. If you are trying to conceive, you may want to consider how much you are exercising. For women that are frantical about their exercise routine, it is best to slow down a little. Exercising in moderation is perfectly fine and healthy. Intense physical workouts have been shown to interfere with ovulation. Tell your doctor how much you exercise and ask for recommendations.
Stress is a huge factor when it comes to conception. Leading a stressful life will not help you become pregnant. It could work agains the natural biochemical rhythm yo ur body needs for fertilization. Take time every day for yourself. FInd something that is relaxing and enjoyable for you and do it.