4 Myths About Women’s Fertility

 Women's FertilityWhen it comes to fertility, there’s always one or the other myth stinking around a woman in her young fertile period.

Sooner or later, she lands up nowhere with a lot of whys and wherefores in her mind. Hence, to clear the air, following a few myths are commonly seen amidst people and the uncovering the true side. 

#1 It is difficult to when you’re in 30’s

One of the most common myths seen amongst people is that it is difficult to conceive after thirty as the fertility of a woman drops with age in drastic ways. Hardly a few raise the question if the “fact” is true.

The egg quality and ovarian reserve declines with age and that true, nevertheless, it does not happen in a trice. The process is gradual. It takes time. Though the decline of egg quality does not happen overnight at the age of thirty, it starts between 30-35 gently. The quality falls sharply after the age of forty.

#2 Taking abortion pills can affect your fertility

Though the number of women undergoing a medical abortion is rising with its spread awareness, there are still misconceptions in people. One of the misinterpretations is when you buy abortion pills and perform an abortion, it affects your fertility.

The medication doesn’t have its adverse effects on fertility in any way. When you’re taking the pill, the ovulation stops, but this effect does not last forever. It is limited to the time you’re undergoing the abortion process. Neither does it harm your egg nor fertility.

Sometimes the body takes time to get back to normal and start ovulating again. Therefore, it may take time for you to get pregnant again. Typically a few months and not more than that. Medical abortion is assuredly a safe option to abort the pregnancy.

#3 Every woman ovulated on 14th day

A general tendency in women is to assume the ovulation start day to be 14th which is may or may not be always true. The two ovulation case are never identical. Some may take 28 days while other 30. Every time the ovulation period will not be 14, although the probability of ovulation is highest between day 12 and 18.

#4 You can’t get pregnant while breastfeeding

Often women experience irregular periods post birth (after postpartum bleeding) and hence women are likely to believe that one can’t conceive while breastfeeding. If one does not have periods, one can’t pregnant. False.

Prolactin, a hormone responsible for producing milk increases its level which refrains ovaries from producing eggs every month. Notwithstanding, when you have been breastfeeding for a long time, the levels of prolactin fluctuate and hence the chances of an egg getting escaped are undeniable. It can happen in the absence of a period as well. Eventually, you discover that you’re pregnant and surprised.


Do not fall prey to any of above misconceptions. Whenever you come across any such misleading or confusing information, research and set your viewpoint on the same. Parenthood comes with a lot of responsibilities but showers you with wonderful moments. Therefore, plan accordingly.  

Have A Healthy Living…!!