Once you have decided to get pregnant, follow some important tips to boost fertility and increase your chances of getting pregnant.
How to Get Pregnant – Getting Pregnant Tips
- Have Regular Intercourse
- Know Your Cycle
- Folic Acid
- Have a Check Up
- Don’t Feel Stress
- Stop Smoking
- Quit Alcohol
- Male Health (Sperm Quality)
Have Regular Intercourse
Have a regular intercourse. It means to have intercourse 2-3 days in a month. It increases the chances of getting pregnant. This is because it is difficult to judge the ovulation time so if a couple tries every second day, there are more chances that the woman will conceive.
Know Your Cycle
It is very important to know your cycle even if you are doing intercourse regularly. When you will know your cycle, you will also understand the time of ovulation. It is the fertile time when a woman ovulates. Women also feel some pain the cervical mucus gets thin and slippery. The women who are on pills for some years often find it difficult to know their cycles but they must make some efforts to know.
Folic acid is very important in boosting the fertility so women who want to get pregnant must take a 400 mcg folic acid daily. Some women have the problem of diabetes so they are advised to take a 5mg supplement of folic acid. Folic acid should be taken 3 months before conceiving.
Have a Check Up
Having a pre-conception check up is also very helpful. The doctor will give you the vaccination for some diseases before you get pregnant. If you are already some medicines, doctor will see if they are safe for the pregnancy or not. There are many medicines that are not suitable to be used during pregnancy.
Don’t Feel Stress
It is very necessary to feel relaxed and avoid stress. You can get involved in the things that make you feel happy. Exercise can help you in avoiding stress. Yoga and acupuncture are the best known exercises.
Smoking is very dangerous for general health too and of course, it is dangerous for fertility. Women who smoke have reduced chances of getting pregnant. So it should be avoided not only by women but also by men. Men who smoke have more chances to have poor quality sperm.
Consuming alcohol is very dangerous. Even it must not be taken in small amount. So if you are planning to become pregnant cut off alcohol completely.
Male Health – Sperm Quality
Not only female but also the male sexual health is very important; male sperm quality should also be good. So the men should take the necessary steps to improve their sperm quality. To improve sperm quality, follow the following tips
- Stop using alcohol. Drinking alcohol daily can lower sperm counts, and increases the number of abnormal sperm.
- Stop using tobacco and any type of recreational drugs. They can make the sperm function poor.
- Maintaining healthy weight is very important. Obesity can make the sperm count low.
- Taking nutrients like calcium, zinc, vitamin C, Vitamin D, folic acid, calcium is important. These nutrients also increase the number of sperms.
- Hot tub baths should be avoided because it kills sperms.