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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    How does the amount of making love affect my chances getting pregnant? 

    My partner thinks we have to have sex all the time to get pregnant? Surely we just need to try around my fertile days?
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  • VARTA is a statutory authority based in Melbourne, Australia, providing independent, accurate information about fertility, infertility and assisted reproductive treatment (ART). View Profile

    It's only possible to conceive in the days leading up to ovulation and on the day of ovulation itself. While it's possible to get pregnant in the five days leading up to and including ovulation, the most fertile time is the three days leading up to and including ovulation. To find out when you will be ovulating, you will need to know the length of your menstrual cycle. For an ovulation calculator, visit the Your Fertility website at

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