Starting a family can feel overwhelming and can be an intimidating experience. If you’re new to TTC, you may be wondering if you can even get pregnant. There are plenty of tests and products to help you get started on this journey, and we’re here to help.
By OBGYN and fertility expert Dr. Kenosha Gleaton
The best way to determine if you’re able to get pregnant, is to start trying. But it’s important to get smart about when you are trying, in order to time intercourse with your fertile window (when you are most likely to get pregnant). In this article, we will review the best way to find out if you’re able to get pregnant.
Determine when, if at all, you are ovulating
The first step when trying to conceive (TTC) is finding your fertile period. This is the period leading up to ovulation when unprotected sex is most likely to cause pregnancy. A reliable and cost-effective way to find your fertile window is using ovulation tests. Start testing close to your fertile period until you get a positive result, and then focus on baby-making.