How To Get Pregnant Fast & Easy
Today we'll be talking about exactly how you go about getting pregnant. Falling pregnant can be as simple as just having sex. But for many
Did you know that one in six couples has trouble conceiving?
When we talk about problems with
Perhaps the sperm can't get through the cervix. Perhaps there's a polyp inside the uterus. Perhaps there's a problem with one of the
They may be infertile or sub-fertile. Broadly speaking, in
If you have sex at the right time, imagine you're a sperm. You've entered the vagina, you've been one of those very few sperm that have actually made it through the cervix because the cervix has mucus and the mucus can actually be quite receptive to sperm or not receptive at all. It's a bit like a stop sign, stop and start. When the cervix is quite receptive you'll have the go sign. It will go. The sperm will move through the uterus. Then the sperm has to be swimming through the uterus and then what it has to do is find either right or left exit because, as you know, only one ovary has a go every month and it's very important for that egg and sperm to meet
Now, that right spot, where is it? It's in the
So you've been trying now for a year to get pregnant and you're still not pregnant. What do you do? Well, I think it's important that you talk to somebody. Now that somebody could be your GP or a specialist doctor like a gynecologist. It's very important that you get more information on
One option is intrauterine insemination and what that involves is a man delivering sperm into a jar in a lab situation. That sperm is prepared, then put
In vitro fertilization involves obtaining sperm from a man and at the same time you obtain eggs from a woman. Once we have obtained those eggs and that sperm we then put them together in a dish. We hope to make embryos when we've done in vitro fertilization. That's the purpose. We're creating embryos. Embryos may often sit in a little dish like this and they're incubated, they're kind of nursed in a lab for a number of days. The aim then is to put back a single embryo and then we hope that that embryo becomes a live healthy term baby.