What you need to know about fertility (even if you’re not trying to get pregnant right now)

Updated: Jun 22, 2020

By Alecia Eberhardt-Smith

Think back to high school sex ed (if you were lucky enough to get it). How much did you learn about fertility—about what happens when you actually want to get pregnant?

If you’re like most people, the answer is “nothing.” Here’s what you need to know about your fertility, even if you’re not planning a pregnancy any time soon.

You can only get pregnant a few days per month.