An overview of the factors that can improve your chances to get pregnant
Trying to get pregnant is an exciting time. Your entire life is about to change when baby arrives. Yet this time can also feel extremely scary and frustrating too – especially if you’re finding it difficult to conceive. Find out a few ways to ensure your body is ready for baby.
For women struggling with infertility, stress becomes an almost constant way of life. Every little twinge is another question: is this the month? Could it be a pregnancy? Many women find themselves worrying over every little thing.
Fertility is affected by a variety of factors, including age, genetics and diseases. These risk factors can commonly have a negative impact on fertility, and it’s important to address them if you’re having trouble conceiving.
Infertility is never a short fight. I spent years on that roller coaster: hoping each month that I was pregnant, then being devastated all over again when my period arrived.
Fertility problems don’t just affect women. About 30 percent of infertility cases result in male treatment while another 30 percent result in treatment for both partners.
When health declines, fertility drops with it. Egg life, and quality lowers, so health defects are more likely. Plus, the body becomes less able to support the processes that lead to conception.