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why cant we get pregnant?


Im 31 years old and my wife is 33. Neither of us has ever had a baby before but weve been trying for 2 years with no success. Id had my semen tested and the results came back fine and my wife has been told by the hospital she has no problems. I drink plenty of water and we have intercourse every day.

we are absolutely desparate for a baby and it breaks my heart to see my wife so upset each month. Has anyone any tips or have been through this themselves?

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replied November 25th, 2011

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you out. For conception, try having intercourse every month around your ovulation days as it is the best time for conceiving. Ovulation is the release of a single, mature egg from a follicle that developed in the ovary.

It usually occurs regularly, around day 14 of a 28-day menstrual cycle. The best timing of intercourse in order to conceive is day 10, 12, 14 and 16 (in case of late ovulation) of a 28 day cycle. After intercourse, do not wash immediately and keep on lying for some time. You can also keep a pillow under your buttocks.

If still there is no conception then it is advisable to get your and your partner’s medical checkup done from a fertility expert.

I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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