Some women might be thinking of planning to have a baby. No doubt, we are aware of methods to prevent pregnancy. But, when it comes to getting pregnant at times there is a lot of confusion about what to do and not to do. In this guide, we will tell you about the steps which you should take to conceive.

Women who are ready to have a baby might be thinking whether they have to just do it or is there more involved in this process. We easily the ways how to prevent pregnancy but we know very little about how to conceive. Here are some steps which you have to take in order to conceive.

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• Start knowing about your body
Well, it is never too late to know about your body. You need to understand the hormonal changes which are the most essential step. This is because the hormones play an essential role in fertility. Getting to know about the AMH level will help you a lot as it tells about the ovarian reserve. Do not stop because more information you have it will be better for you.
• Tracking the ovulation
You also have to understand the menstrual cycle as it is an essential part of conceiving. You need to track your ovulation by an ovulation tracker. Knowing when you ovulate will help you prepare in a better way. Talk to your doctor when you want to go off the hormonal birth control and they can tell you more about the process.
• Talk to the doctor
You should talk to the doctor how you can prepare for the pregnancy, what you should eat and what should the exercise regime. You should learn about the vaccines and when you should get them if it is necessary. Also, get to know about the prenatal vitamins you should take. Additionally, talk to the doctor about the male partner also to ensure their health is also safe.

Understanding the process

In order to conceive you have to plan the fertile window as it will give you the best chances to conceive. This is known as timed intercourse and this is where the tracking the ovulation is essential.
Certain factors like your health, age, and ovarian reserve should be taken into consideration. In the case of men, sperm count and health should be perfect. If you have sex, 5 days before the ovulation then chances are around 23% of conceiving. You can also consider the option of basal body temperature or checking the cervical mucus.
In case, you are facing a problem conceiving then you should visit our IVF centre. You should talk to our team of best fertility specialist about the Infertility treatment.

How to conceive when you are LGBTQ?
Getting pregnant in this case is slightly complicated. There are treatment options like IVF, IUI, and ICSI. Additionally, the option of a sperm donor is also available. Make sure you consult the doctor as they can tell you which treatment option will suit you the best by evaluating your health and other factors.

Taking help at the right time
Just remember that if you are below the age of 35 and trying for one year but no results then you should consult the doctor. If you are above the age of 35 and trying for 6 months then you should seek the help of the doctor.

Author's Bio: 

Dr Sumita is a leading Gynecologist in Ludhiana Currently working at Sofat Infertility Hospital in Punjab.