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Thinking about Getting Pregnant?

October 26, 2012

Deciding to have a baby can feel like a frightening decision, but it can also be an enjoyable and exciting time. Before you start counting the number of days to produce, you have more important things to consider than getting your timing right.

When you’re trying to conceive, your patience can wear thin.You’ve waited your whole life to become a mother and it may feel like it’s taking too long to make that dream a reality….More at 3 Ways To Help You Get Pregnant Faster | Pregnancy Blog

The first thing is to consult your doctor:
Visiting your doctor can help you to identify aspects of your lifestyle that may need adjustment before you get pregnant, the issue of consulting the doctor is to find out your ability to conceive and remain healthy during your pregnancy. This will involve checking your medical history, keeping fit, diet, the disease that normally affects your family and the medication you take.

The Fertility days:
It is important to keep track of your fertility days and to see vaginal discharge. If it becomes clear and thinner, this will tell you that you are more likely to become pregnant at that time. Take a basal temperature to gauge when you are most likely to conceive and also test the level of hormones in your urine to know when you are most likely to be pregnant.

Avoid long haul flights and traveling to areas where there is risk of malaria, plan your travel cautiously but if the travel is an avoidable seek medical advice from your doctor or midwife.

If you’re a smoker, try to stop the smoking habit and if both of you are smokers it can reduce the chances of getting pregnant. Smoking can affect the health of the mother and the baby and women who smoke during their pregnancy face a risk of still birth, miscarriage, premature birth, low weight babies and complications during birth.

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Alcohol taking:
It is much safer not to drink during pregnancy, but in case you decide to drink avoid getting drunk. Alcohol can damage men’s sperm production while for the women it damages the development and health of the baby.

Environmental Factor:
If you are planning to become pregnant avoid area or surroundings that may be harmful to your pregnancy. Some areas may be harmful to the mother and the health of the baby.

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