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Pregnant with Abraham The Pharmacist. How To Get Pregnant Fast. Tips To Get Pregnant. Chances Of Getting Pregnant.
In this weeks video we’re looking at How to Get Pregnant Fast with Tips To Get Pregnant and Increase your Chances. This is going to be your simple, step by step, scientifically backed guide.
00:00 How To Get Pregnant Fast Tips?
00:39 When Is The Best Time To Have Sexual Intercourse To Get Pregnant Fast And Increase Chances?
03:01 Other Tips On Sexual Intercourse And Increasing Your Chances Of Getting Pregnant?
04:16 Do Vitamin Supplements Help With Getting Pregnant Fast?
06:25 The Importance Of A Healthy Lifestyle And Getting Pregnant Fast?
09:43 When To Seek Medical Advice On Getting Pregnant?
HOW TO GET PREGNANT:
Pregnancy happens when sperm enters a vagina, travels through the cervix and womb to the fallopian tube and fertilises an egg.
You’re more likely to get pregnant around the time you are ovulating. This is when an egg becomes ready and you are at your most fertile.
If you are under 40 and have regular sex without using contraception, there is an 8 in 10 chance you will get pregnant within 1 year.
FOLIC ACID BEFORE AND DURING PREGNANCY:
Eating a healthy, varied diet in pregnancy will help you get most of the vitamins and minerals you need.
But when you're pregnant, or there's a chance you might get pregnant, it’s important to also take a folic acid supplement.
It's recommended that you take:
400 micrograms of folic acid every day – from before you're pregnant until you're 12 weeks pregnant
This is to reduce the risk of problems in the baby's development in the early weeks of pregnancy.
It is also recommended that you take a daily vitamin D supplement.
Do not take cod liver oil or any supplements containing vitamin A (retinol) when you're pregnant. Too much vitamin A could harm your baby. Always check the label.
You also need to know which foods to avoid in pregnancy - https://www.nhs.uk/pregnancy/keeping-well/foods-to-avoid
It’s important to take a 400 micrograms folic acid tablet every day before you're pregnant and until you're 12 weeks pregnant.
Folic acid can help prevent birth defects known as neural tube defects, including spina bifida.
If you did not take folic acid before you conceived, you should start as soon as you find out you're pregnant.
Try to eat green leafy vegetables which contain folate (the natural form of folic acid) and breakfast cereals and fat spreads with folic acid added to them.
It's difficult to get the amount of folate recommended for a healthy pregnancy from food alone, which is why it's important to take a folic acid supplement.
Higher-dose folic acid:
If you have a higher chance of your pregnancy being affected by neural tube defects, you will be advised to take a higher dose of folic acid (5 milligrams). You will be advised to take this each day until you’re 12 weeks pregnant.
You may have a higher chance if:
- You or the baby's biological father have a neural tube defect
- You or the baby's biological father have a family history of neural tube defects
- You have had a previous pregnancy affected by a neural tube defect
- You have diabetes
- You take anti-epilepsy medicine
- You take anti-retroviral medicine for HIV
If any of this applies to you, talk to a GP. They can prescribe a higher dose of folic acid.
A GP or midwife may also recommend additional screening tests during your pregnancy.
For more information on vitamins and supplements during pregnancy: https://www.nhs.uk/pregnancy/keeping-well/vitamins-supplements-and-nutrition/
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WHEN TO SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION:
- You have been trying to get pregnant for over 1 year
- You have a long term condition such as diabetes and want advice about pregnancy
- There is a risk of passing on a condition such as sickle cell disease to your baby
- You regularly take medicines and want to get pregnant – some medicines can affect a pregnancy
- You are aged 36 and over and want to get pregnant
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This video is for information only and should not be used for the diagnosis or treatment of medical conditions. Abraham The Pharmacist has used all reasonable care in compiling the information but make no warranty as to its accuracy. Always consult a doctor or other healthcare professional for diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.
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