Are you trying to have a baby, or thinking about it? Getting pregnant is quite the science, because the female fertile window isn't that long. What are your most fertility days? And do you really need that information to conceive?
The most fertile days as in, the days on which a couple has the highest chances of conceiving a child are the few days right ahead of ovulation and the day of ovulation, or the ovaries releasing an egg, itself. That part is relatively easy. The question is, when do you ovulate and how can you find out?
Some women ovulate somewhere in the middle of their menstrual cycle, roughly 14 days before their next period comes along. But ovulation timing varies from woman to women, so even if assuming that you ovulate two weeks before your next expected menstruation may make you more likely to conceive, you may be missing the boat entirely.Good methods to tell you when you may be fertile include an ovulation calendar, ovulation tests, monitoring cervical mucus, and charting to conceive. In addition, your body's own obvious signals could really help. Those include tender breasts, and for some women ovulation pain or ovulation spotting.
Once you find out when you ovulate, you can then start timing intercourse around the time of ovulation. Many couples do this, but experts warn against focusing all your efforts around that time. Instead, most doctors say, it is best to have sex regularly every two or three days during the whole month. This will keep your partner's sperm count optimal, maximize your chances of getting pregnant, and maintain the health of your relationship too! Make sure to prioritize your enjoyment of each other, both emotionally and intimately, and pregnancy will hopefully be just around the corner.