Tips for Getting Pregnant Again
- Know your ovulation period to give yourself best chance.
- Chart basal body temperature; it increases when a woman is most fertile.
- Seek medical help to get on the right direction.
- Eat plenty of folic acid foods, necessary for women's health and reproduction.
Getting pregnant for the second time does not come easy for some parents. If you have been trying for a while but not able to get pregnant, you must be doing something wrong.
You may have tried several things or have done as much as possible about all the different ways to increase your chances of conceiving but all in vain. There is plenty of help for those trying to get pregnant for the second time.
Here’s what you need to know about trying to get pregnant with your second child.
Know your ovulation period to give yourself best chance
When ovulation is only two to three days away, that is the time when a woman is most fertile. Health experts advise not to engage in intercourse a few days before the ovulation period to ensure that sperm count is high.
Observe your fertility signs
During your fertile phase, usually three to five days before ovulation, a woman’s cervical position is soft, high, open and wet. On the other hand, cervix is relatively firm, low and closed during non-fertile days.
Chart your BBT (basal body temperature)
Basal body temperature increases when a woman is most fertile. Charting has helped many women conceive the second time with minimum of fuss.
Seek expert advice
You must be doing something wrong; seek medical help to get on the right direction. Schedule an appointment with your gynecologist and get checked for hormone levels and any other conditions. Doctor can help you outline a course of action for getting pregnant. Blood tests and pap smear results should be normal, otherwise getting pregnant might require the help of a doctor.
You need to make some changes when you are trying to get pregnant. Include in your diet plenty of folic acid foods, which is necessary for women's health and reproduction.
If you are stressed out, you need to learn to manage it. The impact of stress on the body prevents it from conception. The toxins released due to stress in your body hamper your efforts of getting pregnant. You need to be relaxed and spend time with your partner.
If you follow these tips for getting pregnant again, these would help you in what you want to achieve. You can get pregnant again without much of a fuss. Know that by following even one of the methods given here, you may have done what you set out to do when looking out for solutions to your fertility problems.
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Source: Onlymyhealth editorial team Jul 24, 2012
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