I understand – I have been there. When you want to conceive and are trying to get pregnant days turn into weeks and weeks into months. Soon you are looking everywhere for anything that can help you get pregnant. You may have heard stories of non dual teacher Pregnancies – others getting pregnant despite what appears to be impossible odds. Miracle pregnancies do occur but to give yourself the best chance of getting pregnant you need to know what problems you may have. Only then can you take actions to resolve those issues and possibly get pregnant.
- Not ovulating regularly – In order to get pregnant it is important to know when you are ovulating and when you are the most fertile. It is almost impossible to track this if you do not ovulate on a regular basis. Ask your doctor for help in tracking your menstrual cycle. There are other ways to determine when you are fertile including tracking your temperature. After ovulation due to increased levels of progesterone your body temperature will increase by 0.4 degrees. If you track your temperature every day at the same time you should be able to detect this. Some women experience cramps or twinges when they ovulate and still others have breast changes. Keep a diary and try to find a pattern
- Bad habits – these include smoking, eating too much (overweight) or eating drinking the wrong things. Avoid smoking, drinking alcohol or caffeine. If you are overweight, lose a few pounds. Stress is a major issue in our society. We are all rushed, with our jobs and family obligations – we are pulled in many different directions at once. If you suffer headaches, upset stomach, anxiety, panic attacks or any other signs of stress it is imperative that you take steps to reduce your stress level. All these things can lessen your chances of getting pregnant.
- Medical Conditions – such as PCOS, Endometriosis, uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, STD’s, and Low sperm count all contribute to infertility. Get a thorough checkup with your doctor to make sure you don’t have any of these conditions.
- Age – If you are over 35 years of age statistically you are less likely to get pregnant.
Most, if not all of these things can be controlled and/or minimized. An excellent approach can be found within the ancient practice of Chinese Medicine – this is called the Holistic approach to getting pregnant. It is simply allowing your body to find its center – by working synergistically with your body. This natural approach to getting pregnant has allowed thousands of women to conceive without resorting to the high cost of procedures such as in vetro fertilization.