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Ways To Increase Your Fertility Levels (and Factors That Affect…)

Fertility is the ability to reproduce. This covers both falling pregnant, and carrying a baby to term. If you are a fertile couple, you should conceive within a year, having regular, unprotected sex. 80% of women fall pregnant in a this time.
Both men and women have a level of fertility which is raised or lowered by their body, lifestyle and environment. If you want to fall pregnant easily, you need to understand how to make this more likely.

Guidelines to Maximizing Your Fertility

Simply put, the healthier you and your partner are, the more likely you are to have a baby without trouble. Both men and women can have fertility problems, which makes caring for your reproductive health a joint effort.

Female Fertility Factors

1.Basic Health factors

2.Gynecological Health Factors

This little quiz will give you an idea of how fertile you are right now.

Male Fertility Factors

More than 90% of male infertility cases are due to low sperm counts, poor sperm quality, or both. The remaining cases of male infertility can be caused by a range of conditions including anatomical problems, hormonal imbalances, and genetic defects. Sperm abnormalities are a critical factor in male infertility. – (University of Maryland Medical Center)

Do Fertility Drugs Work for Increasing Male Fertility?

If you have done all you can to maximize your fertility, it is very likely you will fall pregnant in a year. If this doesn’t happen, you should be referred to an infertility specialist. Each case will examined as unique. Both you and your partner will have various tests to pinpoint the problem.
The first step will be to increase your chances of falling pregnant through sex with your partner. Fertility drugs are often given to help with this.

Common Female Fertility Drugs

Common Male Fertility Drugs

In general, male fertility treatment doesn’t work as well as female treatment. Getting to normal hormone or sperm levels can take up to three years of therapy.

If you still don’t fall pregnant, in vitro fertilization (IVF), is another option. IVF may be combined with fertility drugs.

NOTE: There are many sources claiming some “natural” wonder drug or treatment that will get you pregnant. Rather than rely on old wives’ tales or an unregulated drug, contact your doctor. A proper examination of both you and your partner is the first step if you struggle to fall pregnant.


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