So, you have decided it is time to get pregnant and you can not ignore any longer the natural instinct to procreate and have your first baby. This can be a stressful time for any woman and I will look at 4 critical tips to help you get pregnant with the minimum of fuss and stress.
In order to increase your chances significantly and to ensure a healthy baby you should do yourself a favor and print out these tips and stick them on your fridge.
Tip 1 Folic Acid
Start taking folic acid now; point 4 mg of folic acid per day will enormously reduce your chances of having a baby with a neural tube defect such as spina bifida and you should ensure that you start taking it about 2/3 months before trying to conceive.
Tip 2 Fun Sex
You need to ensure that you are relaxed and having fun when having sex rather than heaping stress and pressure on you and your partner by only having sex with a view to getting pregnant. One will follow the other and you can not force this; just ensure that you inject a little excitement into your sex life by doing it at different times of the day or in a different room than your bedroom. And many experts believe that you increase your chances of getting pregnant by lying down for up to 5 minutes after intercourse in order to allow the sperm to make it’s date with destiny.
Tip 3 Make Love During Your Fertile Period
This covers the time leading up to ovulation and includes the 5/6 days prior to ovulation.
Tip 4 Keep a Menstrual Calendar
It is important that you are organized and know precisely when your ovulation period is due; keep a calendar of your cycles and ensure that you are at your most *** active during the 5 days prior to ovulation.
Having a baby is a numbers game and assuming you do everything right the chances of getting pregnant are around 30% on any one occasion so don’t stress or put too much pressure on yourself. Take care, reduce your coffee intake and most of all have fun and ensure that your love making is fun and enjoyable for both you and your partner.
And don’t heap pressure on your partner with your desire; he will want it every bit as much as you but there is no point creating unnecessary pressure on him and turning the whole deal into a pressure filled chore. Have fun!