For some women getting a pregnancy can be very simple, while for others it usually costs a little more work, but when you know your ovulation phase you can increase the chances of getting pregnant.
The first thing you should identify are your fertile days, these are usually in the middle of the cycle, days 14 or 15 from the first day of menstruation in the regular cycles of 28 or 30 days.
When the ovaries release a mature ovum, known as an oocyte, it survives for 2 days, while the sperm cells live within the woman’s body for 48 to 72 hours, in the days before ovulation or days later. You can get pregnant.
It is at the time of ovulation or just after when the chances of conceiving increase; That’s where the importance of knowing how your menstrual cycles are, if they are regular or irregular, so you can identify what your periods of maximum fertility are.
If you are thinking of having a child you should also consider evaluating your lifestyle and reducing all those risks that may become an impediment or that cause risks that harm your health and that of your baby.
Your lifestyle and that of your partner are decisive to achieve conception and have a good pregnancy development.
Avoid falling into an obsession to get pregnant, this should be planned naturally; This way they will not harm your fertility. Tiredness, stress and anxiety make it difficult to get pregnant because they can be altered both in your periods and in your partner’s sperm.
> We recommend you read our entry: Is fertility before or after the period?
If after having had relationships for more than a year you have not succeeded, even while on your fertile days, it is time to go to a fertility clinic so that specialists can find the cause that prevents it and recommend the most appropriate treatment.