This question is very important for some women who wanted to have a baby soon.

The following answers are derived from my readings, so please consult your doctor.

It is important to have a physical check up since there are many reasons a woman cannot get pregnant, auto-immune disease, clogged fallopian tubes or cysts in reproductive organs, or male partner issue.

Zinc must be present in the diet or supplements in men and women should not take so much Vitamin C, for it makes the uterus inhospitable for conception.

On the first day of a woman’s period or menstruation, a woman must record this day and examine on the 8th to the 12th day the mucus that comes out of her os. If it is egg white in consistency or stretches 2 cm, this is the fertile period and that having sex this day or the day before will most likely conceived a boy and having sex three to four days before this ovulation or fertile period (normally 12th or 14th day) will help conceive a girl.

So when I was teaching in high schools, I gave a short lecture about this topic to alarm the women about their bodies and avoid unplanned pregnancies. Vitamin C around 6 grams (6000 mg) for two weeks can help prevent conception or pregnancy. Each woman’s body is different.

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