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Check when you're next ovulating

Knowing when you or your partner ovulates will help you time intercourse to increase your chance of conception. As sperm can live at their healthiest inside a woman for two to five days, you’re more likely to conceive when you have intercourse on, or around, one to two days before ovulation. Try our ovulation tracking or chat with our Fertility Advisor for next steps.

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Causes of female infertility

If you’ve been trying to get pregnant without success, there are a few things which might be causing a problem. A woman’s fertility can be affected by: 

  • Age
  • Lifestyle
  • Ovulation disorders – see the information on the female cycle above
  • Issues in the Fallopian tubes
  • Endometriosis
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Secondary infertility
  • Miscarriage

Have sex one to two days before ovulation and during ovulation. 

Typically, a woman has a 28 day cycle and ovulates on day 14.

Sperm can live at their healthiest inside a woman for two to five days.

An egg lives for only a few hours after ovulation.

The key is to look out for changes in your cervical secretions. After your period you can feel quite dry for a day or so and then get a sticky, whitish type of secretion. Then, leading into ovulation, the secretion from your vagina will change to a clear, sticky, mucus-like discharge - a bit like egg white.