The odds of becoming pregnant may alter with each month and it depends on several factors, such as age, weight and how long a couple tries to get pregnant. Women in their 30s may have less chances of conceiving when compared to women in their 20s. Experts said that, usually it takes four months to become pregnant. A fertility calculator can help to know the odds of getting pregnant.
Here is the statistical analysis made on how many couples become pregnant for each month when they start trying:
- Usually, the chances of becoming pregnant for each month in every ovulatory cycle are 15-25%. This is applicable for couple who do everything perfectly and the couple should not have any medical issues and the partner’s sperm count should be at correct level.
- About 40% of the couple who are trying to conceive will become pregnant during the first three months and about 70% of the couple will become pregnant during the first six months of trying.
- About 85% of couple who are trying to conceive will become pregnant during the first year of trying. But the fact is that the ability to conceive at any cycle will greatly drop after the age of 30 years.
Women with irregular periods may take even more time to conceive because it is very hard to predict when they ovulate. If you haven’t become pregnant even you tried for one year, then you should talk with your doctor about the possible option. There are several methods to treat the infertility; among them some are simple while some others are high-tech. To know more about those treatment methods, you need to consult a fertility specialist or reproductive endocrinologist.
Below chart describes the chances of conceiving for different age groups:
Chances of conceiving in a year
|25 to 34||
|35 to 44||
Similar to women, men too have equal role in getting pregnant. Some factors of men that have great impact on pregnancy are sperm quantity and quality. According to the research, the best sperm quality is around the age of 25 years and the peak point of sperm quality and quantity is around 36 years old. During the conceiving times, both the men and women health is very important in terms of psychological and physical factors.