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How to Increase Fertility

If you’re trying to get pregnant, then you’ll find you’re spending a lot of time learning about fertility. How fertile you are governs your chances of conceiving successfully, and your fertility will wax and wine through your life depending on your age, your diet, your stress levels and any health issues you have.

If pregnancy is your aim, then you’re going to want to increase your fertility as much as possible, but what does that mean and how can you do it?

When Are You Fertile?

To begin with you need to understand that you are only fertile for a few days each month. You can only conceive a child when sperm meets and penetrates a fertile egg released from your ovaries, so the window in which you can successful conceived is governed by the lifespan of both sperm and egg inside the body.

Sperm can survive for four to five days in a woman’s body, while an egg remains fertile for up to a day after it’s ejected from the ovaries. This gives you a five to six day window in which you’re fertile, and could be successful if you’re trying to get pregnant.

It’s clear the first step to increasing your fertility is understand this cycle, and knowing when you’re fertile at all! OvuSense uses a sensor to monitor your basal body temperature all night, and using changes in that base level to predict your ovulation and you focus your efforts to conceive on that key time.

Boosting Fertility

There are plenty of steps you can take to boost your fertility. The simplest is to stop smoking and cut down on drinking, if you haven’t already. These are two are the biggest factors working on fertility for both men and women, and you can expect to see results within three months if you’re able to cut them down or out.

If you’re already a non-smoking teetotaller there’s plenty more you can do. Adjusting your diet to include more fruit and vegetables won’t just boost your overall health, it’ll ensure you’re getting plenty of Vitamin C, and the vital electrolytes you need to nurture healthy eggs.

If you’re exercising regularly, it’s worth taking a look at how you’re doing that: it’s important to stay healthy but some forms of exercise can impact your fertility. Running, hot yoga, or anything that overheats the body can have a negative effect.

The most important step you can take is to talk you your doctor, who can help you sort useful advice from myth and get on the road to pregnancy.

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