Trying to conceive is not always as easy as it sounds. And if you don't fully understand your reproductive system (which many women don't), that can only hurt your chances even more. Knowing about ovulation is vital to getting pregnant, as is your menstrual cycle, as these factors determine just when the best time to conceive is. Take a look at Your Ovaries, which will help you understand just how important their function is to your fertility.
Once you've learned about your reproductive system, its time read up on how other lifestyle factors, like alcohol and smoking, can affect your fertility. There are a number of things that you can do at home to help improve your chances of conceving naturally. It is also important to remember that your weight and diet can have a direct impact on your fertility, especially your consumption or such minerals as iron. Exercise can also have a signficant impact on your fertility, both promoting it and causing infertility if you do too much.
Every month, your body gives you signs and signals to tell you that is ready to get pregnant. Yet, it can be easy to overlook these signs if you don't know what they are. Small changes in your cervical mucus and basal body temperature can alert you to the fact that your body is in an ideal fertile time.
If you are undergoing ART, considering using ART or are just feeling overwhlemed and stressed becusue of your fertility problems, you may want to look into a Mind/Body class. These courses and seminars address the strong conenction between your physical, mental and spiritual health and have been shown to improve your chance of conceiving. Participants in these courses often partake in fertility yoga, acupuncture, and nutrition seminars. Additionally, many couples involved in Mind/Body classes or just looking for an alternative way to improve their fertility have found herbs and aromatherapy to be helpful.
Hands-On Healing will tell you about some more popular alternative treatments that use the power of touch to help improve fertility. Other alternative therapies that have been found to be helpful include aromatherapy, homeopathy, naturopathy, hydrotherapy, detoxification diets, flower remedies, and fertility hypnosis.
Finally, discover our top ten getting pregnant tips that will help you overcome fertility problems and reach your goal of pregnancy.