To be honest, before trying to conceive, we didn’t even realise that there would be an optimum number of times to have sex. TV and popular culture makes it seems simple. If you’re trying to have a baby, have sex as much as possible! Oh how wrong that is. For those that want to be … Read More
In the modern world, people seldom have the time to stop, think and relax. It can seem like life is happening at 100 miles per hour.
What impact is this modern lifestyle having on our fertility? We’re into month 6 now and still haven’t managed to conceive. We are following the right fertility diet.
Is the monthly stress holding us back? I took a more detailed look at the impact of stress.
At what point do you draw the line? When does a male infertility test become a necessary evil? Jo and I have been trying to conceive for 5 months and are growing increasingly impatient, Jo in particular. Everything you read suggests that patience is the key. 80% of couples will conceive in the first year … Read More
There is a LOT of misinformation floating around about trying to get pregnant in your thirties. Depending what you read, if you are conceiving after thirty then you’re dramatically reducing your chance of conceiving. It seems like there is the perception that some sort of switch gets flicked on your 30th birthday. What’s more, you’re … Read More
Today marks day 24 in our third cycle of trying to conceive. According to the stats it’s estimated that around 60% of couples conceive within three cycles of trying. Which means by the weekend we’ll know if we fall into that 60% or not. I think we have both found our patience running out at … Read More