Back to Men's health. It may seem obvious, but you need to have regular sex 2 or 3 times a week if you want to become a dad. Having sex around the time your partner ovulates when an egg is released from the ovary will increase your chances of conceiving. Read more about the best time to get pregnant.
If you and your partner are trying to conceive a baby, you may be looking for information about how to increase sperm count to improve your chances of getting pregnant. A healthy sperm count is necessary for fertility. For pregnancy to occur, only one sperm and one egg are needed, so why does sperm count matter? In short, it increases the odds for a successful pregnancy. When a man ejaculates into a woman, the chances that one sperm will reach and implant itself into an egg increases if more sperm are in the semen. Normal semen contains 40 million to million sperm per milliliter. A low sperm count is considered to be anything between 10 and 20 million sperm per milliliter.
Fertility issues that involve the female reproductive system are often difficult to treat, but many of those linked to male infertility are receptive to changing health habits and lifestyle. You've probably heard antioxidants called cancer and heart disease-fighters, but they might also increase male fertility. Researchers have found that men who took antioxidants in supplement form had less DNA damaged sperm compared to men who did not take antioxidants.
Improving your health can improve your fertility ability to get pregnant and the future health of your child. To get support to quit smoking sign up for the NHS Smoke-free emails. Secondhand smoke is highly toxic. If you smoke and your partner does not, you need to be aware that secondhand smoke also known as passive smoking can affect their fertility and health. Breathing in the smoke from your cigarettes can damage their ability to get pregnant.