Introduction to Trying To Conceive (TTC)
Congratulations! You’re entering an important and exciting time in your life as you try to conceive! Are you concerned about getting pregnant? Don’t worry; even if it doesn’t happen right away, the odds are in your favor that you’ll be selecting a layette set and painting the nursery soon enough. Statistics show:
- 25 percent of all couples become pregnant in their first month of trying
- 60 percent become pregnant within six months
- 75 percent become pregnant within nine months
- 80 percent of all TTC couples will be pregnant within a year
If you’ve been trying for 12 months (or six months if you are over the age of 35), you may want to consult a fertility specialist, just to make sure there is no problem. You can learn more about going to see a fertility doctor in this article.
Since 90 percent of all couples will achieve success within 18 months, odds are in your favor that there is no problem and you just need to be patient and keep trying. While you’re trying to conceive, this section will help you with tips, tricks and information about your health, nutrition, and your cycle, and how to recognize pregnancy when it happens!
Here are some articles that you may find informational:
Before Trying to Conceive
Trying to Conceive
Author: Dawn Allcot
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