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Trying to Have a Baby – When Should I Get Fertility Help?

On this fertility website, a common question is, “Help! I’m trying to have a baby. How can I get pregnant fast?” But, “When should I get fertility help?” is not a common question – and it should be!

Here’s an example of what I keep getting asked:

“We’ve been trying to have a baby for 2.5 years, and we have still not conceived. Do you think there could be a problem with me getting pregnant? I’m really worried about this as there has been a lot of problems in my family with conceiving babies and staying pregnant. How do I get pregnant?”

How can I answer that question? She — and all men and women who are trying to have a baby — need to talk to a doctor in person! New research shows that nearly half of fertility patients waited too long before getting help with getting pregnant. If you’re trying to have a baby, go see a doctor or fertility specialist. Don’t wait until years have passed – because it can take years to get pregnant, even with help from a fertility treatment center.

If you’re trying to get pregnant, learn as much as you can about having a baby by reading books like Taking Charge of Your Fertility: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health (it’s been the most popular guide to getting pregnant on Amazon for years). And, make sure you know why you need to get help sooner rather than later!

Here’s a summary of research that explains why getting pregnancy help early is so important…Read More »Trying to Have a Baby – When Should I Get Fertility Help?