Still, the question & bdquo; when to plan a conception & rdquo; husband and wife want to hear the answer specific. However, you need to start from the planning stage - make sure that both partners are physically healthy. A lot of known infectious diseases of the sexual sphere can affect the health of the future son or daughter in the most negative way. Therefore, you need to undergo a medical examination and if there is a need, then the course of treatment.
A woman of childbearing age is able to conceive a child 1-2 days a month and not every menstrual cycle. A period favorable for conception by the female body is called "ovulation." At this time, the egg is fully ready for fusion with the sperm. That is why, the most reliable and simple way to conceive a child is to have sex during the period of ovulation. How to calculate this period?
This is difficult for inexperienced women, but you should try a basal temperature measurement method or ovulation tests. You also need to keep track of your well-being in the middle of the cycle. Usually ovulation is accompanied by feelings of sexual desire and increased vaginal discharge. Many women at this time have pain in the abdomen. This period lasts no more than two days. That's how much an egg lives, not fertilized by a sperm.
But there are exceptions. Sometimes conception occurs and during sexual intercourse before the onset of ovulation. Simply spermatozoa of a healthy man have the ability to be active in the female reproductive tract for several days. Therefore, one single sperm is sufficient for conception.
We plan the sex of the child
Future moms and dads are interested not only in the days of conception, but those of them that are beneficial for conceiving children of a particular sex. Doctors state: "ordering" the child's sex is possible only with the help of IVF. But this is quite an expensive procedure and spend it, as a rule, infertile couples. Therefore, the couple are looking for ways, sometimes even based on popular beliefs. But the method, connected with the day of sexual intercourse, is scientifically grounded and having a high probability percentage.
Want to conceive a boy? Be sure to learn the days of ovulation. Boys often begin with the exact coincidence of the day of sexual intercourse with the day of ovulation. After all, the sex of the child is a dependence on the chromosome X or Y of the spermatozoon, which fertilizes the oocyte. Boys conceive of the Y-chromosome, girls - H. Spermatozoa with the Y-chromosome are more active, mobile, but less tenacious. X-chromosomes live longer and can wait for an egg a few days. That's why you need to plan sexual intercourse on the day of ovulation. This is a chance for spermatozoa with Y chromosomes and the likelihood of a son conceiving. Probability, but not 100% confidence in the result.
Advantages of the seasons
Many expectant mothers are planning a pregnancy, depending on the period when pregnancy will take place. So, let's consider the advantages and disadvantages of conception of different seasons.
Spring. The appearance of a baby can become a gift for the New Year or Christmas. But the hot summer and ice significantly complicate the movement of the future mother.
Autumn. Possibility to get a lot of vitamins, to walk in the fresh air. & bdquo; Minus & rdquo; - a high risk of infectious diseases.
Summer. In the early days, you may feel well, have the opportunity to eat fruits and vegetables, but the heat can lead to edema, and the delivery time will fall on cold and wet weather.
Winter. Started at this time, children are born in the warm season, have time to grow stronger to the cold with the improvement of the mother's well-being.
And finally about the parents' favorable age for conception. As for the psychological readiness, then the advice is inappropriate. Some couples and at 18 will cherish and cherish their child, others even in 30 believe that they do not need & bdquo; random & rdquo; children.
From the point of view of physicians, physiologically favorable for the birth of children is the age of 21-26 years. Sexual maturation is completed, the body still does not suffer from chronic diseases, hormonal background is stable. The first pregnancy in women after 35 is fraught with many risks. These are, first of all, the complications of the course of pregnancy, the effect of chronic diseases on the bearing of the fetus.
Another axiom: a healthy child is a coveted child. Therefore, plan, prepare and seriously approach the issue of conception of children!