Planning for Pregnancy

Tips for Falling Pregnant Naturally

Starting a family is a big (and exciting) decision. Here are some things you can do to plan for pregnancy, and improve your chances of conceiving naturally.

Understand Your Fertile Window

Have sexual intercourse one or two days before ovulation, and have regular intercourse (two to three times a week) to further improve your chances.

Calculate Ovulation

Improve Your Diet

Both the female and male partners need to eat healthy food and maintain a healthy weight. Women should start taking 400mcg of folic acid each day, as well as multivitamins for general health.

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Live a Healthier Lifestyle

Regular exercise, cessation of smoking, and only drinking alcohol in moderation can also help.

Essential advice from fertility specialist, Dr Yeong Cheng Toh, on how couples can optimise their health for conception, and how women can prepare their bodies for pregnancy.