For some couples, conceiving is a very simple process. Have intercourse and wait to get pregnant. But conceiving is not an easy process. It takes planning. Conceiving involves many factors to consider such as:

  1. Best time to try
  2. Things to do before conceiving
  3. How to get pregnant faster
  4. Odds of conceiving
  5. Lifestyle changes
  6. Healthier food options etc.

Chances of Conceiving

The chances of you getting pregnant is very high if you are young. Healthy couples, who are in their 20s and early 30s have better chance of getting pregnant. This can happen during your first menstrual cycle. This percentage can go low, over the course of a year, it indicates your odds of conceiving are around 75 to 85 percent. As you get older, the probability of you conceiving fast decreases. It can get difficult.

Know your Fertile Period for conceiving

You are most fertile during ovulation (the release of an egg from your ovaries), which normally happens 12 to 14 days before your next menstruation. This is the most likely period of the month for you to become pregnant.

Increase your chances of getting pregnant

These following advices will help you increase your chances of getting pregnant. No matter your age. It also helps in ensuring a healthy nine months of pregnancy.


Having intercourse frequently, does not mean you would get pregnant. You have it at the right time. You have know when you are ovulating and know when you are the most fertile.

Family Tree

Know about your family’s health history. From both maternal and paternal side. It is important for knowing if your baby, would suffer from any genetic or chromosomal disorder. These disorders include, down syndrome, Tay-Sachs disease, anaemia, thalassemia.

Schedule a preconception visit

Booking a preconception visit, will help in making sure you are in a good shape. Physically and mentally. Also check whether you are up-to-date with all your vaccinations.

Healthy Diet

Even before you have a bun in the oven, what you eat is important. Learn which foods to consume more of and which to avoid as part of a healthy pre-pregnancy diet.

Sleep Well

Sleep deprivation may make it more difficult to conceive.  Aim for seven to nine hours of sleep every night.

Conceiving Process

Conceiving involves various steps, that must occur. These steps are:

  1. Sperm Transport: Sperm must be deposited and transferred to the fertilization location.
  2. Egg transport: The egg must be “picked up” by the tube after ovulation.
  3. Fertilization and Embryo development: Union must occur between the sperm and egg.
  4. Implantation: The embryo must implant and develop inside the uterus.

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