21 Useful Tips To Improve Your Chances Of Pregnancy

You are happily married and want to extend your family. But having a baby seems like a distant reality in your case. Well, do not lose hope. Identify the reasons for not conceiving, and address them.

Mom Project gives you tips to improve your chances of getting pregnant. A few changes to your lifestyle and diet can do the trick. Read on.

Factors That Can Affect Conception

A couple’s chances of conception could be hindered or delayed due to several reasons, including infertility in the man or the woman. Here are a few factors that could affect your chances of conception (1):

In women:

  • Increased maternal age (over 30 years) as the fertility rate starts declining
  • Uterine fibroid (2)
  • Ectopic pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • History of STD (sexually transmitted diseases)
  • Wrongly calculated fertile period
  • Blocked fallopian tube
  • Irregular menstrual cycle
  • Thyroid imbalance (3)
  • Premature ovarian failure (POF) (4)
  • Diminished ovarian reserve (DOR) (5)

In men:

  • Low sperm count
  • Undescended testicles
  • Erectile dysfunction (6)
  • Premature ejaculation (7)
  • Diabetes

In general:

  • Any pelvic or abdominal surgery (8)
  • Lifestyle problems

If an underlying medical condition is not hindering your chances of pregnancy, you could try improving your odds of conception with some effort.


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