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    planning baby

    14 Most Effective Expert Tips on How to Get Pregnant Fast

    • 4.8   (26 Votes)

    Experts have created certain effective tips on how to get pregnant fast. Some of them include use of ovulation calculator, keeping note on symptoms of ovulation, avoid contraceptive pills, consumption of folic acid for pregnancy, and getting rid of cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs.

    Once you have made up your mind to start a family you need to understand that getting pregnant takes a lot of patience and efforts. Since getting pregnant is all about timing, you should know the ideal moment for sperm to win over the egg. If you wish to get your little one on board the earliest, follow these guidelines to boost your fertility and learn how to get pregnant fast. (1)

    1. Track Your Ovulation

    • Ovulation may be defined as a phase when one or more eggs are released by your ovaries for fertilization to take place. (2)
    • Keeping a track record of your ovulation may help you recognize when you are most fertile and when the best time is, for you to conceive.

    Planning a baby, How to get pregnant

    c- An ovulation fertility calendar may help to monitor the length of your menstrual cycle and the time you are most fertile. ELA Fertility App is a perfect example of the same. Try downloading it here.

    2. Recognize Ovulation Symptoms and plan Sex

    Since it’s not always easy to keep an eye on all 28-day cycles, the following symptoms can define your ovulation (3)-

    • Light spotting
    • Change in appearance of cervical mucus to sticky white discharge
    • An increased libido
    • Breast sensitivity and tenderness
    • Bloating of stomach
    • Change in basal body temperature by 1.5 Degrees

    3. Maintain A Healthy Lifestyle

    • a- A healthy lifestyle can help you in getting pregnant faster.
    • b- A healthy exercise regime ensures that you are neither overweight nor underweight.
    • c- Vitamin-rich foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grain cereals help in maintaining a healthy weight and boosting your fertility.
    • d- Acupuncture and yoga help in reducing tension and anxiety. (4)

    4. Rekindle The Romance

    • If an idea of going on a romantic holiday seems to be harsh on your pocket then try other ways to ignite the fire of romance with your partner.
    • Many couples feel the need of making intercourse to conceive and as per research the wetter you are down there its that easy for the sperms to reach the eggs. So just forget your fertile windows and set a seducing atmosphere with your partner. (5)

    Planning a baby, How to get pregnant

    5. Have Sex Often

    • When you are trying to conceive, it gives you an incentive to have sex often.
    • In order to get pregnant fast, you must try to make intercourse at least on all the five days of your Fertile Window. However, it is good to have intercourse on other days too, as you always have some chance to conceive. So, the more you have sex, the greater are the chances for you to get pregnant fast.
    • As per experts, an ideal time to have sex is every day near your fertile period or ovulation. (6)

    6. Avoid Douching After Sex

    • Douching after sex sabotages your chances of getting pregnant and also put you at risk of pelvic infection.
    • You should also avoid hot tub baths or any activity that raises your basal body temperature. (7)

    7. Skip The Lube

    • Lubricants can make you more comfortable during sex but some lubricants may contain spermicides, which can make sperm die before it reaches the eggs.
    • You can use a natural lubricant like canola oil just to pump up your own natural lubrication process but avoid those artificial ones.

    8. Say No To Pills

    Are those tiny white contraceptive pills still finding their place next to your bed?  If you are planning to get pregnant then you should stop taking contraceptive pills at least two months before the time of ovulation. For many women, it has been found that it takes up to six months to flush out the effect of Birth Control pills. (8)

    9. Sex Positions

    • While trying to conceive you must have sex in a position that keeps the sperm inside your vagina for a longer duration.
    • Generally, the missionary position is considered as a good position to use while you are trying to conceive.

    10. Monitor Daily Intake Of Folic Acid

    • Expert advice that a daily intake of 0.4 mg of Folic Acid is required to reduce the risks of fetal neural tube defects, miscarriages, and other serious health issues.
    • Folic acid is also responsible for the prevention of stroke, autism, and certain cancers.

    11. Bid Goodbye To Cigarettes, Drugs, and Alcohol

    • Things like cigarettes, drugs, and alcohol not only affects your fertility but has an adverse impact on your pregnancy too.
    • Consult your doctor about all the medication regimes you follow. Getting advice on all of them in regards to Fertility is always a good idea.
    • Even Over the Counter medicines can cause pregnancy-related complications, so be careful with them during this phase. (9)

    12. Get A Shot of Vaccine

    • You may need an array of vaccinations throughout your pregnancy.
    • Taking the right vaccination at the right time may help you not only with the onset of a healthy pregnancy but also keep your baby away from getting sick.

    Planning a baby, How to get pregnant fast

    • These include Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR), Chickenpox vaccine and Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis shot (Tdap).

    13. Know The Game Of Genes

    • Getting detailed information about your family history may save your child from numerous health issues.
    • There are possibilities that your sister’s heart disease or your cousin’s sickle cell condition may affect your child’s health.
    • Depending upon your family history your health care provider may refer you for genetic counseling.

    14. Consult Your Healthcare Provider

    • Before you plan to get pregnant, consult your health care provider for a preconception health checkup so that you could diagnose problems which you might not be even aware of before. (10)
    • Preconception health is essential for a woman when it comes to a healthy and quicker pregnancy.






    This is a topic I've been wondering about and you covered everything very thoroughly. I loved the way you discussed each and every point. As a reader, it was smooth and easy going.

    Oct. 13, 2018, 2:29 a.m. 5.0


    Deepshikha Yadav

    Is it safe to use ospemifene pills for Vaginal dryness problem? or I should go with vaginal moisturizers.

    Oct. 10, 2018, 11:26 p.m. 5.0


    Himani Kharbanda

    I don't seem to have any ovulation symptoms. Is this a bad sign?

    Oct. 3, 2018, 9:14 p.m. 5.0


    Amrit James

    Very informative articles for the couples who want to conceive. I would love to share this with my friends.

    Sept. 30, 2018, 4:37 a.m. 5.0


    Nina Dey

    In my personal opinion, spending enough time with each other is sufficient to conceive fast. Use of pills or any other supplements worsens the condition.

    Sept. 12, 2018, 5:35 p.m. 4.5



    Can you please advise on how to get pregnant with a baby boy?

    March 1, 2018, 1:21 a.m. 4.5


    Sadiya Aftab

    Hi, I am Rituparna. I really want to get pregnant fast I have tried everything but it's not working. After my first baby I was pregnant but was not ready for the second baby at that time, so I took abortion pills on doctor's prescription, now I am tracking my ovulation days and trying but its not w…

    Jan. 17, 2018, 6:15 p.m. 5.0


    Martina Jones

    My husband and I are trying to convince another child. We had sex on the last day of our fertile window and the percentage of getting pregnant was 21%. What are the chances that I will get pregnant this time?

    Jan. 17, 2018, 3:26 p.m. 4.5


    Vedmohan Tupil

    Is it normal to have discharge / leakage after sex? It makes me want to lie down all day to keep the sperm inside.

    Nov. 16, 2017, 5:32 a.m. 5.0


    Tavish Phadkar

    What is the best position that works when trying to conceive? I have tried all that I could but of no use. Please advise.

    Nov. 12, 2017, 1:51 a.m. 5.0


    Casey Pollock

    Hello, I'm trying to conceive but with no luck. I had IUD removed a little over 6 months ago, could that be affecting fertility?

    Nov. 3, 2017, 11:06 a.m. 5.0



    Checking cervical mucus is a good way to determine your ovulation. I also use OVO Health app to know my best days to conceive.

    Oct. 16, 2017, 7:44 p.m. 4.5



    Please can I take any prenatal supplement? Have been trying to conceive for the past 10 months.

    Oct. 16, 2017, 6:43 p.m. 4.5


    Kartik Manushi

    I personally feel that tracking ovulation is the key to get pregnant fast.

    Oct. 6, 2017, 3:11 p.m. 4.5



    "Other oils that are more ""natural"" than personal lubricants like Canola Oil, Vegetable Oil, etc. are also recommended if you need something. Those are something you may already have at home. Hope this all helps!"

    Oct. 5, 2017, 8:39 p.m. 5.0



    "I recommend ""Pre-Seed Fertility Friendly Personal Lubricant"". It has helped many couples to conceive. You can buy it in almost any store that sells personal lubricants or you can search for it online and buy it from there."

    Oct. 5, 2017, 8:35 p.m. 4.5


    Rajanya Naoomal

    Good day. I've been off the pill for 4 months now and according to the calendar I am supposed to ovulate today. But today I have been experiencing a pain on the one side of my lower abdomen, is this normal?

    Oct. 5, 2017, 5:20 p.m. 5.0


    Nusrat Mumu

    Hello mam! Can I use coconut oil as a lubricant?

    Oct. 5, 2017, 12:40 p.m. 5.0


    Jaichand Suthar

    I was wondering how to get pregnant fast as I'm already over 35.

    Oct. 4, 2017, 8:45 p.m. 5.0


    Raj Nagedwaran

    Planning a baby now. Thanks for the tips!

    Oct. 4, 2017, 2:39 p.m. 5.0


    Elk Grove Mama

    Glycerol based lubricants may slow down sperm's movement. So, if you're trying to have a baby then stay away from products with glycerol.

    Oct. 4, 2017, 9:59 a.m. 5.0



    "Doctors recommend a natural substance to help with lubricants such as canola oil. Also, there are special lubricants which you can buy at the store that are specifically meant to help you get pregnant. One is called ""Seed"" oil. It helps the sperm to swim through your cervix and into the uterus e…

    Oct. 4, 2017, 9:55 a.m. 5.0


    Naveen Nita

    Please suggest me natural vagina lubricant because I have dryness problem.

    Oct. 3, 2017, 11:44 a.m. 4.5



    Hi, I am planning for a baby. I've calculated my fertile period, it is still ON but my doubt is now I am suffering from common cold, can I take medicine for cold?

    Sept. 21, 2017, 1:35 p.m. 4.5


    Elk Grove Mama

    Loved the tips on how to get pregnant fast. I'm going to follow soon.

    Sept. 21, 2017, 4:17 a.m. 5.0



    Have been looking for tips on how to getting pregnant fast, hopefully I'll make it this time around.

    Sept. 10, 2017, 11:21 a.m. 5.0

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