When Are You Most Fertile and Likely to Get Pregnant?

Learn how to determine when you are the most fertile and likely to conceive.

By Dr. Nazaneen Homaifar, Medical Advisor, Natalist

You’ve made the exciting decision to try to have a baby! Now, you might be wondering how you should be timing sex to optimize your chances of conceiving. Knowing the basics of how a woman’s menstrual cycle works, and how to track it, will help you know when the “fertile window” is — aka, the most fruitful time for baby-making sex.