How do you know what your chances of getting pregnant are in any given month? Well, here are some facts as well as my own personal experience about how long it can take to get pregnant and how you can increase your chance of getting pregnant more quickly.
When I first starting trying to conceive with my first pregnancy, it took me about 5 months to get pregnant. I was 37 years old at that time. That pregnancy, unfortunately, ended in an early miscarriage called a blighted ovum.
My next pregnancy took me about 13 months to achieve, and it also ended in miscarriage.
Fortunately, I conceived right away with my first son at age 39 and carried him to term. He is now a vibrant healthy young boy whom I adore.
So, if you are struggling to get pregnant, you’re not alone, as one out of every six couples has trouble getting pregnant or carrying a child to term.
Your odds of getting pregnant in any given month are about 20%, and it takes the average fertile couple five to six months to conceive.
It is hard to have baby-making intercourse month after month and not conceive – I’ve been there!
A couple can increase their chances of getting pregnant and reduce the amount of time it takes if they know when they are most fertile and focus on their most fertile times to have intercourse.
Regular and frequent intercourse and knowledge about the female cycle and the most fertile days is imperative for the couple to conceive more quickly. A woman needs to be able to determine her ovulation date or generally when she is most fertile.
About 40% of all infertility issues are caused by female factors, 40% are caused by male factors, and 20% are caused by a combination of both.
So, don’t discount the male side of the equation!
If your husband or male partner has not had a sperm analysis yet, this test is one of the easiest to have done, and deficiencies can usually be corrected naturally with the right supplements.
It’s a good idea to get checked out by a physician if you’ve been trying to get pregnant for six months or more, especially if you’ve been optimizing your chances of getting pregnant each month by charting your cycles and taking advantage of your most fertile times to have intercourse.
Don’t lose heart, as the majority of couples who desire to have children will succeed in getting pregnant. There are very few couples whose infertility is indefinite, the exceptions including complete absence of sperm (azoospermia), total tubal occlusion, and ovarian failure.
Listen to this couple’s inspiring story about conceiving at an advanced age after two failed IVF treatments. They attribute their success to taking FertilAid for women and men as well as other supplements.
Most likely you will succeed too – with or without supplements – so don’t give up hope!