The Signs of Ovulation

The Signs of Ovulation

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Are you trying to get pregnant and want to know when you’re ovulating? Some women have strict menstrual cycles and can determine for themselves when to get their groove on, others may not be as regular and need some assistance from bodily hints. Ovulation occurs midway through the menstrual cycle, so that’s around the 14th day (take 2-3 days either side) of an averaged 28 day cycle. This article describes some of the signs of ovulation women can detect to know when they should be trying to conceive.

Health issues to address before you start trying

Health issues to address before you start trying

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If you are thinking about or you’ve just started trying to conceive, then you know doubt have many questions on what is the best course of action for you and your partner to take. You have entered a very exciting time in your life, but for many it can turn out to be frustrating when months and even years of attempts fail. To help your chances of conceiving it is important to address issues that can influence your preconception health.

Lifestyle whilst trying to conceive

Lifestyle whilst trying to conceive

Lifestyle whilst trying to conceive

Eat healthy, exercise daily, quit smoking, cut down drinking and stress less – yep, you’ve heard this advice before but why are these lifestyle changes so important to follow through during preconception? A healthy lifestyle before conception will promote quality gametes, a welcoming uterus and when conception occurs, a healthy pregnancy. Making healthier lifestyle choices as a couple can optimise fertility and provide you both with the stamina you need for plenty of baby-making.

Nutrition whilst trying to conceive

Nutrition whilst trying to conceive

Nutrition whilst trying to conceive

Prior to conceiving, both you and your partner have a unique opportunity through nutrition to provide your baby-to-be with the best start in life. Good nutrition supports a healthy reproductive system, lots of energy for baby-making and prepares your body for pregnancy. Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, low-fat dairy foods and fish are food sources some rich in antioxidants, others in vitamins and minerals, that if consumed in adequate amounts, can support a healthy reproductive system and if conception should occur, meet your nurturing needs and that of the developing baby’s