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    What causes difficulty in sustaining pregnancy?

Posted on Wed, 9 Aug 2017 in General Health
Question: I am married for 1 year and 4 months. For the last 2 months we are trying for baby but till now my wife has not sustained pregnancy. is their any problem.
Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 9 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Wait for a year

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.

Chances of conception in each menstrual cycle are maximum 20-25%.
Therefore, it is quite possible that one does not conceive in 7-8 cycles.

So, it is advised to try to conceive naturally for at least one year before going for the treatment of infertility.

You both should have regular intercourse in the fertile period, from day 8 to day 22 of the cycle, as the chances of conception are maximum in this period.

She should also take Folic acid 5 mg tablet daily as taking it in pre-conceptional period reduces the chances of congenital anomalies in the fetus.

Hope you found the answer helpful. Feel free to ask further.

Dr Deepti Verma
MAternal and fetal medicine specialist

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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