Fertility FAQ

Fertility FAQ: Common questions answered about fertility
Getting pregnant is easy: False
Many factors can affect the ability of conceiving: The female partner’s age, the timing, the ability of the male partner to conceive as well as many other biologically factors.

The woman’s age affect her capacity of conceiving:
True
In the 20’s women’s fertility is between 75% and 95%. In the 40’s a woman has less than 50% chances of conceiving.
If a woman is over 35 and the couple is trying to conceive for over a year, They should consult a doctor: True.  Check out our post on when to see your doctor for more information
To get pregnant, the woman should have an orgasm: False
Procreation occurs when a man’s sperm fertilizes a woman’s egg. It is absolutely not related to the quality of the pleasure when having sex.

Having sex every day will improve your chances of conceiving: False
The most important is to have sex consistently during the woman’s fertile period. This period can be tracked and closely determined. In 28 day menstrual cycle, the most fertile days are usually between the 11th and 17th day. The men’s sperm can live for 48 to 72 hours in a woman’s reproductive system, so having sex each other day should be enough. For more information

Having the first kid means that you are able to have the second:
False
Your odds of conceiving are certainly high but not guaranteed. As age is a major factor, couples with a kid might face problems when conceiving the second. Also, some biological dysfunctions may appear suddenly limiting the couple’s fertility. One major factor that might induce such anomalies is stress.