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If you are trying to get pregnant and have not yet had success, then you will be riding an emotional roller coaster. However, you are not alone. Statistics show that over 40% of couples trying to conceive undergo some form of fertility treatment. As a fertility consultant, every day people ask me the question "Why can't I get pregnant?". In most cases my answer is simple -
First, let me start with your diet. Often the people asking me "Why can't I get pregnant?" are already taking a folic acid supplement. This is a great start. Folic acid prevents spina bifida and assists in the development of your babies nervous system, but it does not aide in getting you pregnant. It is important to tidy up your pre pregnancy diet when trying to conceive, as a poor pregnancy diet and excessive weight will lower your chances of getting pregnant fast.
Eat fresh food, low in saturated fats and chemicals. You want your body to be in
as good shape as possible. I advise my clients to eat a diet high in protein from
nuts and fish. With so many additional minerals found in these, your body will flourish
and so will your reproductive organs! There are e-
My next tip is that if you smoke or drink, you seriously need to stop while trying to get pregnant. Statistics show that people who smoke or drink alcohol can take up to ten months longer to get pregnant than those who don't.
Smoking will impair ovulation and fallopian tube function. If you are asking "Why
cant I get pregnant?", but you are still smoking, then give up now. Drinking alcohol
has numerous negative effects on the bodies of both women and men who are trying
to conceive. The most important factor relevant to you getting pregnant, is that
alcohol affects the body's PH levels, leaving your body in an acidic state. The human
body and reproductive systems function better in an alkaline state, so if you are
seriously trying to get pregnant, then you should avoid cigarettes and alcohol. You
will need to give them both up when you get pregnant anyway.
My next point is important for women who have not had a baby before, and also for those asking the question "Why can't I get pregnant again?". If your partner smokes or drinks, then his sperm will be affected, both in numbers and in sluggishness or speed. In so many cases it is not the lifestyle of the woman which is the problem, it is the lifestyle of her man! If you have been trying to conceive for more than six months, have a sperm analysis done. It costs less than $500 and it solves many emotional problems and stress on women. It is not always the woman's body which is the problem yet women automatically blame themselves.
One of the reasons that you may be having trouble conceiving could be the condition
of PCOS which affects 10-
There are treatments for getting pregnant with PCOS available using drugs which stimulate
ovulation and a lot of people with PCOS pay for IVF. I have seen much success in
people with PCOS and pregnancy from women using less expensive and more natural methods.
I have cases of young women coming to my clinic and asking "Why Can't I get pregnant at 20?" or even "Why can't I get pregnant at 18?". Here are some of the best tips for getting pregnant;
If you are young and trying to get pregnant, then gain as much knowledge about getting
pregnant as you can before you panic. The first step is to track your time of ovulation.
You can purchase kits which tell you the exact day you ovulate for under $50. Most
women ovulate on day 12 -
Clean up your lifestyle. As a young person you are at risk of heavy drinking and
smoking and living on an unhealthy diet. This will affect your ability to conceive.
If after six months of tracking your ovulation you are not pregnant, then seek further
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