Oh! The wait for a missed period is such a painful thing! The anxiety level you experience in your wait for a baby can’t be explained in words. Even though conceiving a baby, chance plays a major role, you can increase that probability of getting pregnant by following our 5 tips and tricks below.
These things won’t guarantee that you will get pregnant as there are many factors to consider, but it doesn’t hurt to try a few or all of them if you’re desperately trying to conceive a baby naturally and can’t seem to be able to do it. You will be surprised how much can these apparently simple steps can help – and they are tested and have worked with many wannabe mothers.
So without further ado, here are 5 tips and tricks to increase the chances of getting pregnant.
Visit Your GP
Before trying to conceive, the best thing to do is to visit your GP. They will be able to monitor your health prior to pregnancy and make important recommendations about lifestyle changes, dietary changes or make other recommendations to increase your health and guarantee that the upcoming baby will get the most from your body.
They may suggest a visit to an OBGYN to figure out any fertility problems. The earlier you diagnose potential problems, the sooner you will get ways and solutions to get pregnant. You will be subjected series of test to figure out the odds.
Tips to increase pregnancy chances
Once you have planned for you pregnancy you have to make few changes in your life. Both women and men should work together and do on following things (because, yes, it’s better to go through all these hardships as a couple!):
Weight Control: You should neither be obese nor underweight. The BMI 19-25 will be ideal for women who want to get pregnant. The weight plays an important role in pregnancy. Taking pre-natal vitamins prior to conception is always good, to make sure that your body has all the nutrients it requires.
Stay away from alcohol: The first enemy to your pregnancy is the alcohol, even consumed with moderation. While you can still drink alcohol while trying to conceive (and some say it helps do that by getting you in the right mood), it’s better to stay away from it. Alcohol is completely forbidden during pregnancy, so why not start early and increase your chances by keeping your body in top shape?
Stop Smoking: The habit of smoking leads to infertility in both men and women. So it wise to stop smoking if you are planning for pregnancy.
Keep the body cool: This should be followed by men to save their sperm count. The exposure to heat often is found to negatively influence the sperm count in men. Keep your body cool and especially the family jewels area. The use of laptop by keeping it in your lap should be avoided. Otherwise you will be affecting your chances at conceiving.
Also, some voices claim that you should avoid keeping your smartphone in your pants’ pockets too in order to prevent harmful radiation from doing bad stuff down there and influence your fertility.
Frequent intercourse: Don’t wait till ovulation! The more often you go for it, the higher the chances to conceive. Ovulation doesn’t occur in the same day always and even if you use all the ovulation predictor kits to track it, it’s still better to prepare in advance and try conceiving a baby at all times. So aim to at least 3 tries per week in order to have all days covered.
The idea here is that a woman’s ovule only lives for about 24 hours, while a man’s sperm can stay alive for up to 5 days so keeping a constant supply is always a good idea in order to increase your chances of getting pregnant.
The above 5 ways explain you how to increase the chance of getting pregnant. So follow the changes and pave way to enjoy the cry of that tiny-tot in your arms.