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Infertility is a reality

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The day you decide to start trying for a baby is a momentous occasion. It’s a time when you are both excited and anxious. 81% of women assume it will take less than one year to get pregnant; unfortunately this is not always the case. Identifying fertility issues early is vital.

Infertility is a reality for many people; it affects 13-15% of couples worldwide1. 95% of men & women express desire to have children at some point 1 and 88% want to feel empowered to conceive in a natural way 2. Only 56% of infertile couples seek medical advice on time 10.

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When you are trying to get pregnant timing matters!

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Trying to get pregnant can be an emotional and sometimes stressful time. You want to make sure that you doing everything to maximise your chances. 75% of women do not know their exact fertility cycle. Knowing your ovulatory cycle is very important in planning pregnancy as it will allow you to plan conception effectively.

Ovulation is occurs when a mature egg is released from the ovary and travels down the fallopian tubes for fertilisation. It is stimulated by surge in luteinising hormone (LH). Ovulation usually occurs around day 14 of your menstrual cycle, but this depends on the individual.  The 2 days after to the LH surge are the best 2 days to conceive.

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