TIPS FOR GETTING PREGNANT
Starting a family is a natural progression and want for most couples in a relationship, but timing also plays a big part and often we put the decision off to start a family for a variety or reason.
This can be because one of you are still studying, jobs, finances or it might be that you are planning on travelling or quite simply want to enjoying each others company a while longer before you make the commitment of raising a family.
This can mean you have spend years being careful to prevent unwanted pregnancy, just to find that you have trouble conceiving when the time is right.
With modern technology and fertility treatments becoming more affordable, falling pregnant is achievable for most couples. But before you go down the path of fertility treatment here is a few tips for getting pregnant helping you to concieve naturally. Tracking your cycle, taking ovulation tests, and eating specific foods are a few easy tricks to getting pregnant.
Always keep a good record of your menstrual cycle for at least 3 months. You can use this free ovulation calculator, simply enter the first day of your last period and the length of your menstral cycle to find out what day your most fertile. Planning takes a lot of guesswork out of the equation, so you can focus on the technical
As a general rule, most women will ovulate in the middle of their cycle. Irregular cycles or not keeping a detailed record of dates creates more difficulty in pinpointing exactly when to try to conceive. Head over to your local pharmacy and get a box of ovulation tests to begin testing. They are simple to use and will come with detailed instructions on how to read the results. Once you start noticing changes, begin to test twice daily so you do not miss the window of ovulation. These test are also helpful to find out if you are ovulating at all. You can still have a period without ovulating, so its important to know if you should pay a visit to a fertility doctor to get checked out.
There are myths about different foods that help with fertility. One of the best supplements that has widely proven results with women is royal jelly. This substance comes from the worker bees to provide the extra nutrition to a regular bee to make her develop into the queen bee. Bee secretion sounds disgusting but it is well worth the benefits it has on reproduction and the female body. Royal jelly will boost fertility naturally, and may just save an expensive trip to the doctor.
The jelly can be purchased in different forms but its most effective when raw, instead of in pill form. It is easy to ingest and can be taken at breakfast alongside normal daily supplements and vitamins. It can be rather bitter so mixing it with a little honey can make it more palatable. * Royal jelly can come mixed with other ingredients so make sure you are getting the pure form only.
We all know its hard when we want something and it does not come easily but do try to maintain a positive attitude, even if it takes months or years to get pregnant as worry can affect how our bodies function or not function. If conception becomes a job, this will cause stress on you and your partner. Have fun with trying to conceive and do not forget to enjoy being with each other. It's going to be well worth the wait, and pregnancy will happen when the time is right.
Keep in mind the tricks mentioned and don't be afraid to experiment with any other advice you are given because it may just work.