Boost Your Fer­til­ity

From what to eat to when to have sex, we share the lat­est sci­ence, new think­ing and ex­pert ad­vice to op­ti­mise your chances of start­ing a fam­ily

Women's Weekly (Malaysia) - - CONTENTS -

It’s never too early to start tak­ing charge of your fer­til­ity

With the pop­u­la­tion in Malaysia ex­pected to in­crease to 32.4 mil­lion this year, the na­tional fer­til­ity rate is pro­jected to de­cline to the low­est level ever recorded. For ev­ery 1,000 pop­u­la­tion, there are only 15.8 live births ex­pected this year com­pared to 16.1 in 2017, as in­di­cated by Malaysia’s Se­lected De­mo­graphic In­di­ca­tor 2018.

How­ever, it is dis­tress­ing to know that the fer­til­ity rate of Malaysian women aged 15 to 49 is es­ti­mated at only 1.9 chil­dren. The good news is, there is plenty you can do to boost fer­til­ity and in­crease the odds of a suc­cess­ful preg­nancy.

In this spe­cial guide, you will find in­for­ma­tion and re­sources to im­prove your health – and the chances of your con­ceiv­ing a child.

Your Fer­til­ity

Choos­ing to start a fam­ily is ex­cit­ing. Be­ing well in­formed will give you the best chance of con­cep­tion and hav­ing a suc­cess­ful preg­nancy.

Life­style choices can also have a sig­nif­i­cant ef­fect on your fer­til­ity and the health of your baby. There are a num­ber of fac­tors that have the po­ten­tial to boost your fer­til­ity and your gen­eral health.

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