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4 Things That Will Help When Trying For A Baby

Have you reached a point in your life where you’re actively trying for a baby? You and your partner have talked it over, and you have decided you want to bring a baby into the world. This is great news, but you are obviously going to have a few concerns right away. It is common to be worried that you might have problems falling pregnant. So, if you’re trying for a baby, here are some things that can help you increase your chances of getting pregnant.

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#1: See a Fertility Specialist

Right away, you should make an appointment with a fertility specialist. As it shows on, fertility specialists can help to solve any problems that the man or woman could be facing when trying for a baby. They will run tests to determine just how fertile you are, so it’s a good idea to do this before you start trying. This way, you have an understanding of just how easy or difficult it could be to conceive. 

#2: Eat a Healthy Diet

Eating healthily isn’t just great to help you lose weight and stay fit. It has a direct impact on your fertility levels, with people that eat healthily experiencing higher levels of fertility compared to those that don’t. If you do some research, you’ll come across a plethora of foods that are deemed good for fertility. A couple of the most popular ones are sunflower seeds and citrus fruits. Many others exist, so add some to your diet to boost your chances of success. 

#3: Exercise Regularly

That’s right, following a regular exercise regime can help you be more fertile. This isn’t just a hunch, there are genuine studies that show you can boost your fertility with regular bouts of exercise. It is shown to reduce the risk of ovulation problems and also decrease the risk of miscarriage. Also, being overweight is shown to reduce your fertility and increase the chances of pregnancy problems. So, staying active and exercising – combined with healthy eating – can help you prevent this from happening. 

#4: Stop Drinking and Smoking

Drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes are both shown to have a negative impact on fertility. Especially when they are done excessively. And they can also lead to severe complications during pregnancy. If you are trying for a baby, you need to stop drinking alcohol and smoking right away. Not only will this increase your chances of actually getting pregnant, it will minimise the chances of you getting pregnant and experiencing a complicated pregnancy. If you are a seasoned smoker or you think it will be hard to cut down on drinking, it’s a good idea to delay trying for a baby until you have given both up. 

Infertility can be something that happens naturally or is brought on by external circumstances. Luckily, there are ways to boost your fertility and increase the chances of having a baby. Make sure you’re doing all of the above to remain healthy when trying to conceive. Also, keep in mind that there are various options out there for couples suffering from fertility issues. Even if you can’t conceive the traditional way, there are ways for you to have a child!

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Shelley Whittaker

Shelley Whittaker

Shelley is the Founder of Wander & Luxe. She is an award nominated blogger and has worked in the travel, motherhood and lifestyle space since 2016. Her mission is to inspire family wanderlust by showing her adventures and sharing her knowledge and know how when travelling with kids. All whilst she tries to conquer motherhood and indulge in life’s little luxuries.

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