How to Help Your Baby Sleep

babyBeing a new parent is not easy. You have to take on a big challenge and most of them are new to you. One of the biggest challenges is on how to make your baby fall asleep easily at night. When you have been taking care of your baby for the entire day, all you want is for your baby to be asleep the entire night. This will give you an ample amount of time to sleep as well. If you still have a hard time putting your baby to sleep, here are some tips that you might want to follow:

  • Be aware of the reality that sleeping is not something that you can just force babies to do. At night, your baby will sleep when he or she is already sleepy. Otherwise, no matter what you do, you just can’t let the baby sleep. Therefore, you need to be prepared for the worse. This means sleepless nights. However, the best solution to this problem is to let your baby develop a good attitude towards sleeping. Your baby must feel that sleeping is good and safe.
  • Don’t easily buy sleep-inducing products. With modern technology available, sleep-inducing devices have been created. Some use crib vibrators that mimic a car drive. There are also some sleep trainers that come with a high price. Though some of these devices work, you have to realize that there is a high possibility that they won’t. Thus, before deciding if you will go for any of them, try to carefully analyze the pros and cons first.
  • Let the baby get used to sleep associations. If your baby is used to being rocked to sleep, then you must do this when putting him or her to sleep and do the same thing when it’s time to wake up. If you use music, then the same music must be played all throughout the sleep. This helps a lot so that the baby will feel comfortable with the environment. This also ensures that there is something that is associated to sleep and will reduce the challenges of putting the baby to sleep.
  • Look for a mother-like figure that you can leave on the crib when you are about to sleep. Stuffed toys or anything that they can cuddle do will help a lot to make them feel that they are secure and they can continue sleeping.

Again, it takes a lot to become a parent. However, you need to prepare for it and prove that you can be a good parent.

Is pest control a wise idea when children are around?

Maintaining a safe, germ free home for your children is often a difficult, yet rewarding task. Having pests in your house is a dangerous scenario, and sometimes the only way to get rid of the pest is to poison them or use an exterminator service, but how safe is this when you have children?
 
Let’s take a look into the dangers of pest control for children, and also some alternatives that you may want to consider.
 
Having pest problems is more than an annoyance, it’s also a health threat your families well being. Pests and rodents running around in your home can be the carrier of disease themselves, and their droppings (which will amount to large quantities fast) can be just as dangerous. Bat droppings can release toxic mold spores into the air, so this problem should be dealt with immediately. For more information on bat guano issues, visit this resource.
 
The obvious solution is to call in the pest control experts, but before you do this it’s wise to consider the threat that pesticides around the home will have on your children’s health.

 

Is pest control safe for babies and children?

When you have pest control services performed at your home, the experts will usually use pesticides that are designed specifically for the control of household insects/animals, and are concentrated at low toxicity levels.
 
In addition to this, they will aim to use products that do not leave any residue such as aerosols and dusts, so once they are gone, there is no risk of toxicity to any humans.
 
The above scenarios cannot always be achieved however, and some situations call for more radical pest extermination techniques in order to solve your pest worries effectively. In these situations, it is best to keep infants and children away from the house for at least a few hours, and ideally, for a few days.
 
The reason for this is simple: infants and children are more sensitive to the toxic effect of pesticides than adults are. An infant’s brain and nervous system is still developing after birth, and when exposed, there organs cannot remove the toxic chemicals as well as an adults organs can. On top of this, risk also arises from the investigative nature of infants and children – they are more likely to explore parts of the house (even when told not to) and stick objects such as fingers and toys, in their mouths. This could be very harmful if pesticide residue where to be present.

 

Scenarios where it may be acceptable to stay indoors

There are situations where it may be fine to keep your children in the house. Speak with your local pest control expert for more information, but if they are treating your house with a toxic free products, or products (such as aerosols) where no residue left behind, you can enter the house a few hours after treatment.
 
Many pest control experts use techniques outside of the home to stop pests from entering, so in this situation again, its acceptable to have your children indoors shortly after treatment.
 
Lastly, if the pest treatment is highly localized, for example in the attic, it’s safe to remain indoors as long as you are confident your children can not access the affected area. Many pest problems are in fact localized to such areas, so this is a common occurrence. Visit this helpful website about common attic pests for more information on the threats and solutions for common attic pests.
 

More often than not, we recommend you tread on the side of caution when it comes to keeping your loved ones safe from harmful pesticide residue. This means making arrangements to stay elsewhere during and after treatment for up to 72 hours.

Gun Safety with a Young Family

Introduction

I have owned several firearms since I was about 25 years old. Not only did I keep them for protection but I have always enjoyed the sport of shooting guns. Although my interest did not fade, when I started a family I had to make gun safety a priority in my home.

Properly Storing a Firearm

I highly suggest that any gun owner, whether they have a family or not, to properly store their firearm. A gun safe is something that every gun owner should have in order to prevent accidents of any kind. Of course the first thing that inclined me to purchase a safe was my child. I wanted the peace of mind that he would never be able to gain access to any of my firearms and potentially harm himself or someone else. Aside from that, safes provide protection from floods, fires, and anything else from damaging my valuable collection.

In addition to the protection that safes provide, I am very fond of all the options available. No matter what your needs are there is a model for you. There are small safes like this one for handguns and pistols as well as larger options for shotguns and rifles all of which can be found at any price point.

Cost of Gun Safes

If you are looking for a safe to store your handgun or pistol, a smaller option is a great idea. Small safes, whether purchased with a standard or electronic lock, can range from $50 to $500 dollars depending on the model and the features it includes. They are light and can be placed almost anywhere in the home. While shopping for safes myself, I have discovered that there are a lot of choices out there that offer quality and amazing features at a great price.

There are some really impressive models that use fingerprint detection technology to unlock the safe. I have always been a fan of medium safes because of the space you get for the money and the fact that they can still be easily concealed in the home. A quality medium size safe will cost anywhere from $800 to $1000. The best part about medium safes is not only can you store your firearms but there is also room for other valuables you want to protect.

Large safes, which range from $1,000 to more than $2,000 are the best and safest places to store larger firearms no matter if your collection is big or small. They are very spacious inside and are constructed flawlessly. Many manufacturers even give customers the choice of a standard or electronic lock. When shopping for gun safes I suggest looking for features including solid steel construction, steel bolts, adequate bolt size and a fire rating.

Other Safety Tips

Along with using a quality gun safe to store my firearms, I believe every responsible gun owner should take a few extra safety precautions. To start, disassembling firearms and storing in various locations is something to consider. Gun locks should also be considered. I find that they offer that extra level of security and help prevent an accidental discharge. On the other hand trigger locks prevent motion of the trigger, chamber locks block ammunition from entering the chamber and cable locks, are used to prevent the firearm’s full cycling action. All locks mentioned are good options for those looking for that additional level of safety.

Overall, gun safety should be a top priority for any owner of a firearm. To start, it is important to properly store your gun in a safe to prevent an accident from occurring. If you do not have a safe, there are many choices out there that will suit the needs of any gun owner. Aside from storing firearms properly consider disassembling them when not in use or have a lock installed to provide an additional level of safety.

How Old Should People Be Before Getting Dental Implants?

Dental Implants ExampleDental implants are very popular these days. However, many children should not get dental implants. All parents should be aware of why it’s not a good idea for children to have them. This is in spite of how some of these implants might look rather appealing on some.

Puberty Is Important

Puberty is always an important time in a child’s life. The child’s body and structure will be developing quite a bit at this point. However, puberty should be a time that is treated with care. This has to run without a hitch or else the child’s body will not develop as well as it is supposed to.

During puberty, the child’s permanent teeth and jaw line will be developing. If these are ever adjusted by artificial materials in any way then it might be rather hard for a child’s body to develop properly.

Therefore, people should simply allow permanent teeth to develop and to be adjusted to be straight before any implants are ever considered. Orthodontic treatments are fine for some serious cases but there is no need to deal with implants at any given point. The teeth simply have to be adjusted in a natural manner.

In fact, if implants are added during puberty then the rest of the teeth might be hurt. The development of those teeth will go out of whack and be rather hard to manage. In fact, the child’s teeth might become misaligned over time due to the added stress from the abutment that is added into the gum line. If this adjusted the gum line then the bones in the area might not develop properly. It is much easier for bone fatigue to impact a child than it is for it to influence an adult who is slightly older.

What Is the Right Age?

The best minimal age for dental implants from Dental-Implants-Hub will be around twenty or twenty-one years of age but this might be higher for some. This is a consistent point for both male and female patients.

This should be around the time when the body has stopped growing and there is no need to worry about anything new getting in the way. If a patient asks for assistance at this time then that person should have a slightly easier time with getting the implants one needs. It is still best to get a full examination before getting any implants to ensure that no serious problems will come out of having the implant at this exact time.

It might also help to wait until a patient is in one’s mid-twenties. The wisdom teeth usually erupt at this time. While implants are not always going to impact the development of wisdom teeth, they should at least be checked when figuring out what can be done for a patient.

Dental implants should be avoided by children. As useful as they might appear to be, they can be harmful if they are added in the child’s gum line too early. Make sure the right ideas are used with care before working with such implants.

Taking Care of the Home and Yourself

Taking care of the home is not an easy task. A lot of things need to be done: cleaning the house, cooking, doing the laundry, taking care of the kids, tending to the garden, doing the dishes and a lot more. A whole day is not enough to do all this. Even if one wakes up early, it may not be enough.

And in the process of taking care of the home, they may forget one important aspect, themselves. Doing all the above mentioned tasks would mean neglecting yourself. No time to sit back, relax and enjoy. They cannot go out for a beauty treatment, spa or even have some time alone. And if they are asked if they could afford to exercise, they answer no. Some reasons why they forget about themselves are: they do not have the time, household chores are not yet done, and when the chores are done they are too tired. And when it comes to exercising they give an excuse that all their household chores is equivalent to a day’s worth at the gym.

It is true that doing household chores could burn calories and fats. Each chore uses a particular muscle and burns a lot of calories. For example, mopping the floor for 30 minutes means burning 112 calories and it also works out the shoulders and biceps. An hour of gardening burns 256 calories and uses the muscles on the back, arm and legs. Just imagine all the other chores you do and amount of calories and fat that could be burned.

Burning calories via household chores seems like a great idea. But think again.

A study on household chores as an exercise was done at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland with more than 4600 subjects. According to that study, a person doing household chores as an exercise is heavier in weight compared to those who go to the gym. People doing household chores as an exercise miscalculate the intensity and duration of the activity. For example, thirty minutes of vacuuming or sweeping could only burn 130 calories. Whereas, exercising on a stationary bicycle for thirty minutes burns 400 calories. The researchers said that housework “may not be sufficient to provide all of the benefits normally associated with the physical-activity guidelines.”

According to an exercise physiologist and national director of certification at the American College of Sports Medicine, Richard Cotton, various physical activities are needed. He said, “the combination (of physical activities) is really ideal.”

Fortunately one does not need to go to the gym or any fitness center. Why? Because there are different workout machines available that could be purchased and used at home. Listed below are a few of those workout machines.

The elliptical machine, also known as cross trainer, is a machine that allows the users to mimic climbing a stair. Modern elliptical machines have a control panel to adjust the speed and increase the intensity of the workout.

The free-standing punching bag is a training tool used by boxers that could also be used by anyone at home. One could throw a few punches and kicks to develop muscles at the same time burn calories.

Adjustable dumbbells are used to develop firm muscles of the arm. One could adjust the weight according to their capability. Remember to do the same amount of exercise on both arms.

The stability ball is a tricky workout tool to use. One would need to use more muscles in order to balance the ball. Using more muscles means more calories would be burnt.

There are other machines that could be used like stationary bikes, treadmills, and steppers. One could always ask their local fitness stores for the latest available machines.

Just imagine owning one or two of these workout machines would be beneficial in keeping your body fit while at home.

Are We Creating Plastic Children?

Several years ago I remember reading an article about how a mother allowed her teenage daughter to have reconstructive surgery in an attempt to save her from the cruelty of bullies in her school. She was teased constantly about having a large nose. After many missed days of school, battles with depression, and self-harming behavior the parents broke down and allowed the surgery to take place. More recently there was news in the United States about a non-profit organization in New York that has been providing free cosmetic surgery for children with facial deformities. This includes doing surgery for low income families to save their children from the cruelty of facing a bully. Now that I have kids of my own I often wonder what I would do in the same situation.

While looking into this topic I came across some cases in which I found I agreed with the surgical procedures. I have a good friend whose daughter suffers from lopsided breasts, she is fifteen years old and has one breast that is an A cup and one that is a C cup. Normally wearing a bra she can wear an insert which makes her look normal. But when she goes swimming she is laughed at and made fun of. This causes her to stay home and become withdrawn from friends and family. If this were my daughter I would be trying to find out how much are breast implants at websites like www.breastprocedures.org. Obviously this is not something I would consider for the normal asymmetry that is seen in the average woman.

But where do you draw the line? I can’t say that I would be looking at www.trimtummyguide.com wanting to know how much does liposuction cost if my child is obese. That to me would be going too far. My children’s weight and health are my responsibility. In this case I would look at changing my child’s eating habits and making sure they got more activity in their day. These are things that are in my control. The same can be said for Lasik eye surgery; there is nothing wrong with wearing glasses at a young age. Contacts are an answer later on in life. Surgery to correct an drooping eyelid that interfered with my child’s vision is something I would consider having done if there was a medical necessity for it.

I guess, the more I think about it, there are many different times and circumstances in which I would look into cosmetic surgery for my child. Not so much to prevent my child from being the target of bullies, but more for medical reasons. Either way, it is not my place to judge what one parent would do for their child. Each story is different; each family has a reason for what they do. I may shake my head in disdain at those parents getting Botox or nose jobs just so their toddler can compete in beauty pageants. But at the end of the day, they have to live with their choice and I have to live with mine.

Raising A Family is Not an Easy Job

Are you looking for a perfect formula? Well, you cannot find one.

There are no steps to be followed. The desire for a perfect family comes from the heart of parents wanting to have one. The foundation comes from individuals engage into a commitment to make it happen.

Raising a family is full of challenges and a lifetime responsibility. You can make one though with these tips: Be a Potential Parent

Parents should provide the setting: a friendly home with happy children and good environment. They are the role models that must set the rules to be followed. They are the team leaders. Parents are the one to set the direction to where the family is leading.

The parent should make it a habit to converse. From now and then, they will assess what has become to the direction they have laid down. Define the baggages and blockades and provide solutions or alternatives to make it work.

Meanwhile, don’t you know that with a good coffee machine can set a good mood for conversation and to make things work?

Have one and see the wonders it to strengthen relationships. Sitting down drinking coffee with loved one intensifies the bond and helps raising the family.

Provide Open Communication

The parents must provide an open communication for everyone – a space to ventilate feelings and ideas and to say what one wants. It is always good to allow expression of thoughts and desires.

Disagreements are normal and part of sending message across even when it is not pleasurable for everyone. Teach children to accept things as they are and to give respect to the uniqueness of each one as all are not the same. Keep them inform of things they need to be aware of.

Give space for children to grow

There is no perfect individual. People are bound to commit mistakes. For lapses made there should be room for improvement and lessons learned. Parents be watchful for this moment. Talk it out the situation and help identify the strengths and weakness over a decision. Objectify to your children what’s right and wrong and what could further be done.

Allow your children to make choices

Parents do have wishes for their children, what to engage and to become. The thing is they do not decide things for them. We can let them see the pros and cons but it is for them to choose what they want. Let your children grow according to what they desire in life.

Just be there to guide. Allow them to follow their dreams and passion. Nevertheless, be there to prepare the pathway that they are going to take providing advises and to warn them of the consequence.

Provide Quality Time for Your Children

Children are very vulnerable. They are very keen to whatever they see, hear and learn. Parents should spend quality time with their children.

Spending quality time together means enormous sharing of experiences and opinions and see what they are into. Let them just express and use this to instill valuable insights needed for their growth and positive living.

Photography courses allow me to preserve my childs precious moments

The vast majority of us will take pictures of our children throughout their childhood, some of us do it several times a week , but some of us don’t do it at all. There are numerous advantages of taking photographs of your children which we will discuss in this article. We will also be discussing how a simple photography course can help you, as a parent, improve your photography skills and better preserve the memories of your children going through their early years in life.

Advantages of Taking Photographs

The biggest advantage I can possibly think of is the most obvious. A photograph is essentially a freeze frame of a particular point in time. Something you can look at later on in life and be transported back to that moment. As children grow older and more independent, photographs give us something to look back on and remember their carefree innocence, before they grew up and became responsible adults, possibly with children of their own!

Taking a Photography Course

A simple photography course can be a great way to learn how to take better photographs of your children and have something tangible which relates to their childhood. The majority of beginner’s courses are relatively inexpensive and as long as you have a decent camera you are pretty much good to go! There is no need to worry about accredited courses or worry that you have to spend a lot of money or even time on a course. Learn to spot the perfect pose, lighting, photo opportunity instinctively. They can also teach you how to preserve the photographs to make them last longer, as well as manipulate the shots via software on your home PC so all your shots come out great! No more scrapping the photo because of red eyes or worse, some stranger walking into the frame as you snap your shot!

One of the best things about photography courses is that they are very flexible, you can take a one-day class, a weekend class, you could even do the course completely online! This means that there are pretty much zero excuses for you to not take a course and improve your photography skills.

A good tip is to do a quick search for free online courses, this will allow you to dip your toe in the water and will answer any basic questions you may have. By learning a bit about the basics, you will be slightly better qualified when choosing other courses.

Why Should You Take Photos of Your Children

Many people don’t take photos of their children and for some reason this is a huge surprise to those people that do take them. By taking photographs of your children you are ensuring that you have something to hold on to as your children grow up, you can take photos at special occasions, holidays, and for many other reasons. One of the most popular times parents will take photos of their children is on their first day of school and on their last day of school – this is a great milestone in both the parents life and the child’s and a photo is a great way to treasure this.

Additional Tips

In order to make your photographs as great as possible, there are some additional tips you might want to follow. These are tips that can easily be overlooked and forgotten so you might want to write them down or bookmark this article for future reference.

On the back of the photograph, write down the date and location of when and where it was taken. This will allow you to easily remember the details of the photograph if you happen to forget.
Frame the photograph in order to preserve it for a longer time and prevent it from becoming damaged. This is also a great way to showcase the photographs of your children to friends and relatives who might happen to visit your home.

Quick Floor Clean Up for New Parents

Bringing home a new baby is an exciting time in every young family's life. It is also one of the scariest times as well. You have this beautiful new life that you've brought home. The joy of watching him or her grow up is more than you can express. Yet, there is always that nagging little doubt in your mind.  Well, don't worry, because all new parents feel the same way. They worry about doing something wrong, the baby getting sick, the baby getting hurt, what if you don't feed her enough, what if she gets a diaper rash? Rest assured, that this is perfectly normal! If you are at all like me, the first thing you want to do when you find out that you are expecting is to baby proof the house, making the floor and low lying areas of the house safe for that little bundle of joy that will soon be here crawling, and walking before you know it.

Keeping the floors clean is one of the least enjoyable tasks for anyone, and even more so when you are an exhausted sleep deprived new parent. Everyone knows about getting down on your hands and knees and scrubbing the floors for hours on end. Let's get real, no one has time or the energy for this! Some quick steps can be taken to make your floor care routine more bearable and less stressful so that you can enjoy time with that baby more than you do cleaning the floors.

First, never take on the whole floor at once, you'll never be able to cope with the whole thing. Pick a room that you'll start in and focus on just getting that space taken care of before taking on another room or area. Start out by sweeping everything into a corner. Don't worry about dust pans or fancy dry sweeping floor sheets, they are more hassle than you need. Sweep, sweep, sweep! Start in the center of the room, sweep to the nearest wall, and then sweep towards the corner. Now, all that gunk is out of the way in-case you need to take a few minutes to feed the baby, change a diaper, or grab a cup of coffee.   Next, grab the vacuum and haul it over to that spot you swept everything into. Don't worry about hard wood floors or delicate finishes. You're just going to grab the hose and suck up the piles from the corners with the soft attachment.

Here is where the fun part comes in, take a few minutes to grab a snack and get your steam mop filled and ready to use. These are amazing inventions that make life so much more enjoyable for new parents everywhere. Wait, you don't have a steam mop for your floors? No problem, I've found the best steam mop reviews available at www.thesteammopguy.com. Take a few minutes to go through the reviews and find the best mop for you and then get on to ordering one! You won't regret it for a moment.

I know what you're thinking, what about the carpet? Well, this is a little different beast, while it's faster to run the vacuum across the floor it's another thing to be able to do it when the baby is awake and not demanding your attention. Timing is a bit more important for carpeted areas, so plan to do these on the spur of the moment. And that means you'll want to have best vacuum cleaner for cat and dog hair. The Vacuum Guy offers great reviews for these types of vacuums.

I know not everyone has a cat or dog but I can assure you that having an vacuum that's made for getting pet hair out of carpet is a must! These vacuums have a better brush and suction system that allows them to extract very strand of hair out of the carpet without clogging. This means, they will be better at extracting dirt, cookies crumbs, human hair, and other unsavory things from your carpeted areas.  These models also tend to have more attachments to clean your furniture, rugs, and don't forget the corners you swept up earlier. 

Keeping a clean house doesn't have to be back breaking work at all. It can be fun, easy, and a family affair when you have the right tools at your disposal. So, kick back enjoy that new baby, get some sleep and know that you are doing something right. New parents are always harder on themselves than the rest of the world. Give  yourself a break, and make sure that you are savoring every moment that you can with your new bundle, you'll never regret having had those moments.

Making Room in Your Budget for Your Little Bundle of Joy

Most parents-to-be fail to realize how important it is to prepare their budget for a new addition even before the baby is born. Ideally, budget adjustments should start the moment the stick turns blue. There are a lot of expenses involved in having a baby and believe it or not, not all of them are for the baby alone.

One of the first things a woman does after getting a positive pregnancy test is setting up an appointment with a n OB-Gyne. If you have health insurance, then good for you. Your insurance company will take care of some of the expenses involved in prenatal care. However, it won't cover expenses for vitamins, prenatal milk, maternity clothes, and so on.

As you advance further into your pregnancy, you would have to start preparing for the arrival of your baby. You would need to buy baby clothes, a crib, diapers, a car seat, and a whole lot of other stuff. On top of that, you would need to save up for the hospital expenses you would incur when you finally give birth. Just thinking about all of the money you would need before you give birth is stressful, isn't it? Wait till you hear about the other things you would be paying for in the next 18 or more years.

For this reason, it is important to start making room in your budget for your baby as early as possible. Doing so will make it a whole lot easier for you to deal with future expenses related to your baby. In this article, we will discuss how to make this task easier for you as a new parent.

Say you're in a really bad place in terms of your finances and you don't exactly have a budget to work with. This is not uncommon these days especially since a great number of people are still trying to get back on their feet after the Great Recession. Most new parents take out a personal loan to fund for their baby-related expenses. This gives them a little breathing space and allows them enough time to get their finances together.

If you have a bad credit personal loans will be hard to come by. Most banks and lenders don't grant personal loans to borrowers who have a bad credit score. New parents in Australia have it easier because there are financial institutions that offer cash loans for people on Centrelink. If you didn't know, Centrelink is a form of insurance the Australian government offers to citizens who are unemployed and uninsured as well as those who simply do not make enough money.

If a personal loan is not an option for you, the best thing you can do is work with what you have. We recommend that you draw a table and create a column for each of your major expenses. For example, there should be a column for rent, utility bills, food, and of course, baby. Write in the amount of money you would need to set aside each month for these. Minimize all other expenses and prevent spending money on unnecessary things. Doing this will help you in sticking to your budget. If you have some money left over, keep it in a savings account. This can serve as your emergency fund.

At the end of the day, baby related expenses aren't much of a burden. It all depends on how wise you are when it comes to budgeting your money and making sure that you are in control of your finances. 

3 Positions For How to Get Pregnant Quickly

While it may be difficult to believe there are positions to get pregnant fast in order to speed up the process. The process of making a baby can be very fun and many couples look forward to the intimacy of using no protection. The feeling can be incredible and it’s not often we can take advantage. But while the sex can be great at first, many couples start to feel as though there is an obligation after a while and therefore lose that excitement factor. And many women don’t want to deal with the possibility that getting pregnant could take a long time, so they would prefer to learn how to get pregnant quickly. Well as it turns out, there are actually positions to get pregnant fast which we will explore. It’s important to note that the positions themselves don’t create conception but rather make it possible, though not guaranteed, to happen a little faster. So what are these positions? Let’s take a look.

In order to understand why the positions for getting quickly might work, it’s important to understand that the female egg is only fertilizable for 24 hours. That means your man’s sperm have to haul tail and hit the target in a very small time frame. In order to improve the odds, the positions to get pregnant fast that we will explore all have one thing in common- getting the sperm as close as possible to the female cervix.

1)Missionary
While it may sound boring compared to others, this timeless classic of man on top is great for allowing deep penetration giving the sperm close access to the cervix and reducing travel time.

2) Doggy Style
Now we’re starting to talk! This position with the man behind the woman not only feels great but also allows for deep access and again is another great position for possibly faster conception

3) Hip Flexor
Ok, so we made that name up. In this position you place a pillow under your hips angling your vagina in such a way that the sperm can’t help but go for a deep landing again close to the cervix.

So there you have 3 positions for how to get pregnant quickly. You get some variety which is good because doing the same position all the time can get boring. Oh, we should mention that one of the worst positions is girl on top. This is because this position does not allow for deep penetration as well as the others, so it should be avoided- at least for the orgasm. And speaking of which, if the female can orgasm when the man does, it can help improve the odds of taking in the sperm closer to the egg and hopefully getting you pregnant. Combine this with an online pregnancy test to help predict the exact time of year you would like to give birth and you will be equipped with all the knowledge to really start to have some fun!