Trying for a baby

You’ve made the decision to try for a baby. This section tells you how to get your body ready for pregnancy to keep you healthy, how to give your baby the best start in life, and how to improve your chances of getting pregnant.

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Plan ahead

It is worth taking the time to plan your pregnancy properly so you and your partner are in the best of health and to maximise your chances of getting pregnant.

Getting ready for pregnancy

If you are thinking about trying for a baby here are a few important things to think about before you start.

Improve your chances of getting pregnant

Learning more about how your menstrual cycle works, when you are most fertile and how often you should be having sex will improve your chances of getting pregnant.

Further support

Sources of further advice and information about trying for a baby and who to speak to if you are having difficulty.

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