Parenthood: steps to getting pregnant
An overview to achieving conception
Seeing into the future
Most couples realise their dream of having a baby even if some assistance is necessary. It may well be that all you need is time, or some simple procedure to help you on your way.
Every journey is different and most couples achieve pregnancy without the need for advanced treatments. Much depends on your age and the cause of your conception difficulties. If you do need help, think of it as the beginning of a new and positive phase of your life. Every step takes you closer to your dream.
The information provided in this article was adapted from THE ACT PATHWAY BOOKLET developed by The Assisted Conception Taskforce (ACT). ACT is an international group of healthcare professionals and patient representatives from 17 countries with a specialist interest/expertise in conception difficulties. ACT aims to provide education, advice and support to couples experiencing conception difficulties by raising awareness of the issue. ACT has been supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck Serono S.A. Find information on ACT initiatives at www.assistedconception.net