A good time to conceive a baby is between two days before ovulation and one day after ovulating, explains Babycenter. This way, there’s more likelihood that healthy sperm is waiting in the fallopian tube for an egg to be released after sexual intercourse.
You can calculate the month you conceived a baby by using the due date, according to BabyMed. BabyMed provides a conception calculator that allows you to enter your due date and get a five-day window of when you conceived.
The exact date of conception is too difficult for anyone to find out, but doctors use the first day of the last menstrual cycle to determine the age of the fetus, according to WebMD. When a woman has regular periods, she can determine how far along in the pregnancy she ...
Some ways to increase your chances of conceiving a girl include having intercourse a few days before ovulation and avoiding a diet high in salt and acid, says Parenting. However, the best way to conceive a girl is by using in-vitro fertilization.
The Shettles method is a timing-related technique for conceiving a specific gender, according to Parenting magazine. Developed in the 1960s by Dr. Landrum Shettles, this method involves timing intercourse two or more days before ovulation to increase likelihood of a spe...
According to the Whelan Method, a technique named for author Elizabeth Whelan, the best time during a woman’s cycle to conceive a boy is four to six days prior to ovulation, notes Parenting.com. Whelan based her technique on Harvard School of Public Health studies on co...
To determine the best time to conceive with irregular periods, it may be helpful to look for other signs of ovulation such as changes in cervical mucus and basal body temperature, says the American Pregnancy Association. Even with irregular periods, keeping a menstruati...