The 4 essentials to conceiving naturally include:
- Regular ovulation of the egg from the woman’s ovaries, which averages 28 days, but can vary from 21 to 42 days;
- Healthy fallopian tubes capable of picking up the ovulated egg, provide an environment for fertilisation by sperm, and the transport of the embryo to the uterus;
- Having sex when the woman is most fertile, for sperm to be present in the fallopian tube to fertilise the egg; and
- Plenty of sperm, able to swim through the cervix and uterus to the egg, and ultimately fertilise the egg.