When you set out to become pregnant, there are a number of things to consider to improve your chances of getting pregnant and having a healthy pregnancy.
Knowledge is power. Understanding your body and your reproductive cycle is a good starting point when you want to get pregnant, as is understanding how your health and lifestyle can impact on your fertility.
Ovulation and conception
Every month, the reproductive organs prepare for pregnancy. A complex interaction between the pituitary gland in the brain, the ovaries and the uterus work to create the perfect environment for ovulation and conception.Learn more
Single and lesbian women
Being single or a lesbian is no longer a barrier to being a parent. You can become pregnant using known donors or anonymous donors and you also have equal access to fertility clinics.Learn more
If you are trying to conceive it is best for you and your partner to maintain a healthy lifestyle. There are many ways to improve your chances of getting pregnant.Learn more
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