A review of studies from 1960-2007 found that after the first few months of going off the Pill, women's fertility returned to normal, and that former Pill-takers were just as likely to get pregnant as women who had previously been using other forms of birth control. Brasner, how much people weigh can greatly impact their chances of conceiving.
Several studies have linked obesity to low sperm count and poor sperm quality in men.
Start having sex four to five days prior to ovulation—every other day—until three or four days after ovulation," she says.
To determine when you're ovulating, don't leave it up to chance. Boyle recommends buying an at-home fertility monitor and ovulation kit.
When you're actively trying to get pregnant, the heat-inducing activities men should avoid include saunas, hot tubs, hot yoga and placing a laptop directly on the lap.