A tool to calculate your most fertile days, an ovulation calendar or schedule tracks your menstrual cycle. This can help take some of the guesswork out of trying to get pregnant.
Pregnancy occurs after ovulation, when the egg is released into the body and then fertilized by sperm. What a lot of people don’t realize, though, is that once you’ve ovulated, you have just about a 12 hour period of time to conceive.
If you’re trying to get pregnant, a Cleveland Clinic expert recommends over-the-counter ovulation kits which are up to 99% effective in identifying when your body is most fertile.
Excess weight may be the reason you’re having trouble getting pregnant. Learn why being overweight can prevent ovulation and how losing weight before pregnancy can increase fertility and your odds for a healthy pregnancy.