Five surprising fertility facts
Fertility struggles can often seem as mysterious, but they don't have to be. Struggles to conceive aren’t often portrayed in the media or spoken honestly about. It’s easy to scroll through Instagram to see endless posts of pregnancy announcements, gender reveals, and all-too-happy first birthday photos. What you don’t see are dozens of negative pregnancy tests, disappointing IVF rounds, and frustrating months tracking ovulation. But fear not! While fertility is complicated, it shouldn’t be intimidating. There are plenty of resources and facts about trying to conceive out there to arm yourself with while trying to conceive. We’ve learned so much from experts and new parents alike.
Here are five of the most surprising facts we’ve learned so far.
2. Sex positions have nothing to do with helping your chances of conceiving
3. It’s more common than you may think to get pregnant after turning 35
4. STIs can have long term effects on your fertility
5. Having sex on ovulation day doesn’t up your chances
Are you trying to conceive? If so, let us know the most surprising thing you've found in the comments!
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