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How to Get Pregnant Naturally

If you’re struggling to conceive, one of the options presented to you may be to use fertility drugs like Clomid to stimulate your ovaries to ovulate more frequently. These drugs can be effective, but they also come with some side effects including quite severe impacts on your mood which mean you might not want to use them as your first preference.

Today OvuSense is here for guidance with tips to help you get pregnant without undue medical intervention.

Regular Ovulation

You can’t get pregnant if your body doesn’t produce an egg – if ovulation doesn’t take place then there’s nothing for sperm to fertilise. Ovulation usually takes place around two weeks into your cycle, so trying to conceive in this window specifically can help you get pregnant.

There are lots of different factors that can affect your menstrual cycle, leading to ovulation that’s delayed or even skipped. If you don’t know when you’re ovulating, you can’t focus on the best time to conceive to give yourself a better chance of getting pregnant.

Your ovulation can be affected by something as simple as stress or the complex hormonal disturbances that give rise to polycystic ovary syndrome. If you notice your cycle becoming irregular it may be worth talking to a doctor or fertility specialist to understand the underlying cause. One of the things that can contribute, especially if PCOS is involved, is weight gain – this can lead to hormones being created that could slow down or even prevent eggs maturing in your ovaries. If you are overweight and are able to lose some of it, it could be enough to restart regular ovulation for you.

Detecting Ovulation

Even if you do ovulate regularly, you can help to increase your chances of pregnancy by ensuring you know when it happens and ensuring you’re focusing on the five days running up to that key event – your fertile window. If you’ve been experiencing difficulty conceiving and have no obvious challenges to your fertility, then simply identifying when you ovulate could make a huge difference to your chances of getting pregnant.

There are lots of different methods you can use to identify and predict when you’re due to ovulate, but OvuSense recommends measuring your Basal Body Temperature – this is the low level your core temperature falls to during an extended period of rest. Our sensor makes taking accurate readings easier and our linked app will turn those into a prediction for you, making it easier for you to find the right time to get pregnant.

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