When to Get Pregnant?


Most women have a doubt of when to get pregnant for the first, for the second time, after a miscarriage, etc. This article will give a detailed overview on when to get pregnant.

When to get pregnant for the first time?

Getting pregnant for the first time is an intense desire for each woman. Some women avoid pregnancy due to their career or some other reasons, while some women want to get pregnant immediately after the mirage. The answer to this question depends on whom you ask.

Most studies suggested that the best age to have kids is when you are physical, mentally and financially ready. Women are usually at their physical peak in their twenties, but mentally they may be 10 or more years away from starting a family. Financially some women may not be secured until they reach their retirement age. So, depending on the individual situation, you can plan when to have the first child. However, the aim should be to have the baby before 35, certainly by 37. After 35 years, it becomes more difficult to have the baby. After 35, the number and quality of the eggs are decreased a lot. It is very much difficult for women as life expectancy is increasing, which is now 80-85 years. The right time to have kids is in your late 20s or early 30s.

When to Get PregnantWhen to get pregnant for the second or third time?

The decision of having a second child depends on a lot of planning and effort on your part, like when to stop birth control, how much time to take off work and finding out whether you can afford for a childcare. With each new child, you need to think about how the baby will affect your lifestyle, finances, relationships, work and of course you’re other children. The gap can be less than 2 years, 2-4 years and 5 or more than that.

When to get pregnant after a miscarriage?

Pregnancy after a miscarriage can be stressful and confusing for most women. Most women are anxious or confused about what caused miscarriage and when is the right time to conceive again. If you have two consequent miscarriages, you need to identify the underlying cause prior to attempting to get pregnant again. According to WHO, women need to wait at least six months after a miscarriage. If you had two or more miscarriages, you need to consult your healthcare provider before trying to get pregnant again. You may need to undergo some tests to find out the underlying cause.


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