It’s normal for a woman to be curious about her ovarian health and wonder if she will have difficulty getting pregnant in the near or distant future. While it isn’t an easy question to answer, there are several tests that can help patients and doctors predict whether a woman has a biological clock that is ticking slower or faster than expected.
I am infertile. I have infertility. I am struggling with infertility. There, I’ve said it. It’s out there now.
Moderate exercise before pregnancy is associated with many positive outcomes for mom and baby, including a boost in fertility rates, less pain while pregnant andlower weight gains during pregnancy. And women whose weight is in a healthy range before pregnancy actually help to lower the risk of serious complications in their baby, with decreased risk of neural-tube or heart defects, among others.
The disappointment, frustration with my body and sadness were overwhelming. I felt such guilt that I wasn’t able to give my husband a child that he so deserved.
Whether you know you want to get pregnant at some point or are actually starting to try, it’s normal to be a little worried about the whole thing. After all, we all know someone who has struggled to conceive. But if it’s in your family history, could you also have trouble getting pregnant?