#Conceivinghood
General Stats

FACTS AND FIGURES

Did you know that 1 in 5 couples take more than 12 months to conceive?

NICE Clinical Guideline CG146 (2013) - www.nice.org.uk/guidance/CG156

In the first year of trying, up to 50% of women worry about the time it is taking them to get pregnant.

Study of 5000 women in US, UK, Germany, Spain and China (2018)
 

For up to 40% of women it took more time than expected to get pregnant.

Study of 5000 women in US, UK, Germany, Spain and China (2018)

1 in 2 couples try to conceive on the wrong days.

Johnson SR., et al. Hum. Repro. (2011) 26: i236

Up to 50% of cases in which couples can’t get pregnant are due, in some way, to men.

Kumar n, et al. Journal of human reproductive sciences (2015) 8(4)

An estimated in 1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage.

 

MAXIMISE YOUR CHANCES OF GETTING PREGNANT

Only 1 in 3 European women tracks their cycle.

Study of 5000 women in US, UK, Germany, Spain and China (2018)

Achieving a healthier life is the first thing women do when deciding to get pregnant. Other most common things to do are start taking vitamins and track their cycle.

Study of 5000 women in US, UK, Germany, Spain and China (2018)

Home ovulation testing is the most well known method to identify ovulation.

Study of 5000 women in US, UK, Germany, Spain and China (2018)

Of women using a method to identify their fertile days, 8 out of 10 are using home ovulation tests.

Study of 5000 women in US, UK, Germany, Spain and China (2018).

47% of 25-34 year old women in the US say they are extremely or very interested in methods that can help identify best days to get pregnant.

Study of 5000 women in US, UK, Germany, Spain and China (2018)
 

77% of women in the US who used a home ovulation test agree that it helped them get pregnant.

Study of 5000 women in US, UK, Germany, Spain and China (2018)

STRIVING FOR A WORK LIFE BALANCE

The average age of a woman having her first child has gone from early 20s in the 1970s to late 20s in 2017.

Office for National Statistics: Birth by parents’ characteristics in England and Wales: 2017

55% of mothers in 2017 were aged 30 years and over, up from 48% in 2007.

Office for National Statistics: Birth characteristics in England and Wales: 2017
 
 

Up to 90% of women say they wanted to achieve their personal goals before getting pregnant.

Australian women aged 18–30 years. Prior E, et al. Human Fertility
(2018:1-8)