FE RTILIT Y
It's time for a
If you're trying for a baby
and experiencing difficulties,
here's how to give yourself
the best chance
words by JANI WHI T E
illustrations by CA ROLY N W ELT MA N
ach couple has a unique set of
circumstances that can cause
difficulties when trying to
conceive. Getting pregnant is not simply
gynaecological - it also involves your
digestive system, lifestyle and hormones,
as well as both of your minds working
together. But it all begins with good sex ...
THE PATHWAY TO
One of the most important aspects
when trying to conceive is to keep your
eyes firmly on the sexual side and to let
babymaking flourish out of a healthy
sexual energy. Getting 'hot and horny'
actually increases your ability to create the
receptivity that enhances conception.
The chemistry of attraction is the
chemistry of conception.
All too often, couples end up in a
dynamic muddle that imposes stress and
strain on lovemaking, as charting and test
kits can begin to dictate sexual choices.
Instead of being led by desire, couples can
find themselves strapped into a tyranny of
scheduled sex - which frankly can take the
'hot and horny' out of the equation.
OXYTOCI N IS E SSENTIAL
AT T R AC T I ON
The 'fizz' that can
be triggered when
a couple's eyes first
meet is exactly the
same 'fizz' that brings
the sperm and
They call it the 'love hormone' for a reason
- oxytocin is the lynchpin of our bonding
September 2016 BALANCE
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