preg-inarticleAre you and your husband thinking about having a baby? If you’ve been trying to get pregnant for some time now, but you still aren’t blessed with that bundle of joy, don’t panic. It’s easy to start worrying about whether there’s something wrong with you, but these negative thoughts will just cause unnecessary misery.

If you really want to get pregnant, be proactive. Ask your doctor for help. Your doctor will know how to increase your chances of conceiving. You and your husband also have to commit to become healthier.

In the slide show below, we have listed some things to keep in mind when you see your doctor and start your new healthy regimen.

Like this article? Check out "10 Things Every Woman Should Know before Having Her First Baby" on Female Network.

(First published in the April 2010 issue of Good Housekeeping, Good Health, Health Check section as "Conception S.O.S;"adapted for use in Female Network. Photo source:

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