What is the average time to get pregnant?
Usually once you have decided you want to have a baby with your partner you can’t wait to get pregnant. However sometimes this can take some time. The average length of time it takes to get pregnant is about 6 months.
■30% of all women is pregnant within 3 months
■40% of all women is pregnant within 6 months
■20% of all women is pregnant within 12 months
■10% of all women is pregnant within 24 months
Does the amount of time it takes to get pregnant depend on your age?
Yes, the average amount of time it takes to get pregnant does depend on your age. The average chance of getting pregnant is about 15% per month until your 30th. After 30 the chances decline per month. By the age of 35 years old the chance of getting pregnant is halved. When you become pregnant also depends on a number of other factors, e.g. how often you have sex and your lifestyle. On average, healthier people get pregnant sooner.
How often do you have to have sex before getting pregnant?
Research from 3,000 women shows that couples have sex an average of 104 times before getting pregnant. In other words; 4 times a week.
When do I have to go to the doctor if I can’t get pregnant?
The average length of time it takes to get pregnant is about 6 months. If you’re not pregnant after 6 months there is no need to panic. However if you are not pregnant after a year of trying, it is advised to visit your doctor. Also, you are recommended to consult your doctor after half a year if you are over the age of 35.