Getting pregnant can be easy for some people and a struggle for others, and medicine is still not giving us the clear answers as to why that is the case, but whether you will be trying for the first time, or have been trying to conceive for months (or even years) there are many things that you can do right now to maximize your fertility and know how to get pregnant faster and easier, so read on.
What to do before you conceive
The first thing you need to do if you want to know how to fall pregnant is get yourself as healthy as you can. Once you do fall pregnant, you will have a much easier time if you have a healthy body and so it pays to start now. It’s proven that women who eat healthy foods and exercise regularly have a much easier time conceiving than those who don’t. Yes I know, I’ve heard all those stories of women who are overweight, smoke, take drugs or eat junk food too and still fall pregnant, but we are not talking about them, we are talking about YOU, and what YOU can do to get pregnant.
Check your multivitamin to make sure that you are getting enough folic acid. This B group vitamin is essential for preventing birth defects like spina bifida and you should be taking it well before you conceive for maximum benefits. As a bonus it will give you a slight boost in energy which is important when you want to fall pregnant.
Knowing when you are most fertile is the best way to know when to get pregnant within your cycle. Every women is different and it’s simply not always a case that you ovulate on Day 14 (remember this is just an average), so by charting your daily basal body temperature you will start to get a good indication of your usual ovulation day.
Charting should be used in conjunction with the other methods of determining your ovulation day because while useful, it will only confirm that you have ovulated, not tell you when you are about to. However after around two months of charting you should have a good idea when the best time to get pregnant in your cycle will be.
It’s also useful for detecting luteal phase defects (when the time between ovulation and menstruation is less than 10 days).
Cervical mucus / cervical fluid is one of the three primary fertility signs to getting pregnant according to Toni Weschler of Taking Charge of Your Fertility, with the others being charting your basal body temperature each morning and keeping track of your cervical position during your cycle.
In this post I’ll talk about how you can improve your chances of getting pregnant by increasing the amount and quality of your cervical fluid.
By the way, I’ll use both the terms cervical fluid (CF) and cervical mucus (CM) throughout this post, but they both mean the same thing.
Improving Your Cervical Mucus
Throughout a woman’s menstrual cycle there are many changes to her body and one of the most obvious signs is the type and quantity of cervical mucus that she produces. It appears right before ovulation and is considered an important sign of fertility.
If you want to know how to get pregnant fast then it’s not always simply a matter of trying for a baby a few times and crossing your fingers. There are ways to take control and improve your chances of getting pregnant each month by making a few small adjustments to your lifestyle and habits. This post will show you some of the top five ways that you can get pregnant faster.
Lets take a look at the 5 top tips to getting pregnant fast
Trying to get pregnant is a struggle and a reality for so many women (I know because I’m one of them) but there are things you can do to help improve your chances of getting pregnant such as diet, fertility supplements, ovulation timing and more. I’ve previously talked a bit about ovulation timing, so in this post I wanted to go over some of the better vitamin and herb supplements that have helped many women conceive naturally.
So if you have been asking yourself what supplements should I take to get pregnant, hopefully this post will answer all your questions.