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How to get Pregnant at 39
At 39 you are probably one of the most successful women in your workplace. You probably have financial security. And you already found your man! What a perfect life you live! But now you are probably entertaining the fact that your union will not be complete without a baby.
Having a baby at age 39 may seem impossible to others, considering the increasing rates of infertility, miscarriages and stillbirths as a woman ages. But still, there are some women who have successfully gotten pregnant just by natural ways. If you want to be like these women over 39 who have successfully given birth, then you need to heed this advice.
Throw out the pills
Surely you want to get pregnant. But getting pregnant means that you have to end your methods of contraception. Take out all the pills, condoms, spermicides, and depo contraceptives from your cabinet. Have your IUD removed by your doctor. After you have stopped using your pills, you may notice some irregularities in your menstrual cycle for about 2-3 months, but this is normal. Carry on. After you have resumed the regularity of your menstrual cycle, you cam be assured that you will surely get pregnant.
Folic acid is a derivative of Vitamin B. Do you know that this is a very important vitamin for pregnant women? Folic acid is a synthetic form of folate, a form of Vitamin B which reduces birth defects which affect the brain and spinal cord. If a woman lacks folic acid, she has the increased of risk of being infertile, of having miscarriage and stillbirths and of having babies with congenital defects.
Give up smoking, caffeine and alcohol
These three substances increase your chances of being infertile and having miscarriages, stillbirths, and congenital defects in your baby. If you stop taking these substances, you will surely boost your fertility. It is not only you who should stop smoking, also your partner. Or you know that smoking diminishes a man's sperm count?
Maternal alcohol intake has also been show to affect babies. It has been shown that babies born to mothers who drank alcohol while pregnant developed congenital defects and have lower IQs.
Maintain your weight
You will have trouble getting pregnant if you are either overweight or underweight. Maintaining your weight at healthy levels will increase your chances of getting pregnant.
Timing is important
One guarantee that you will get pregnant fast is to have sex during your ovulation period. There are several methods of knowing when you are ovulating. One is through the use of the basal body temperature measurement. Another is through the use of cervical mucus examination. If your cervical mucus appears stringy and thinner, then you are in your ovulation. Another method is through the use of ovulation kits available in the market nowadays.