how long take to get pregnant

Animation: How Long Does It Take to Get Pregnant?

While we can’t tell you exactly how long it will take to fall pregnant, we can give you some useful guidelines and a cool fact or three in this animation

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What you will learn: 

Women are generally pretty fertile until the age of 30

Fertility starts to decline after 30 and more so at 35

It will take approximately 4-5 months for a healthy couple in their twenties to fall pregnant

(Remember, these are averages and it is perfectly normal to fall outside of this timeframe)

This timeframe increases as the woman ages

90% of healthy couples conceive within a year of trying

After 35, a woman may need assistance and there is support and help available in NZ

Taking care of your health and eating a nutritious diet really does help

Seek help if you haven’t conceived after one year of trying if you are under 35, or after 6 months if you are over 35.

Go to GP for advice in the first instance of self-refer to a fertility clinic in NZ.

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