Monday, April 15, 2013

11 Interesting Stats about Becoming Pregnant (Infographic)

So it's finally time - you are ready to take the leap and have a baby! While a joyous and exciting time, the road toward getting pregnant is not always an easy one, and getting that little plus sign on a pregnancy test may not come as quickly as you think.

For some, getting pregnant is easy - first try and BAM! positive pregnancy test and you're on your way toward motherhood. For most, though, it doesn't quite work out that way. There are a lot of factors that affect your chance of getting pregnant, such as age, weight, lifestyle and medical history - but on average it takes four months to get pregnant.

Here are some interesting statistics about getting pregnant in the United States (in a handy-dandy infographic for easy reading!):

Enjoy, and let me know what you think about these stats - did any surprise or shock you? Which ones did you already know?


  1. Becoming pregnant no doubt is the most beautiful feeling one can have. It really gives you something tat you really not have experienced before. Lovely Post

  2. I am surprised to see these stats. I wasn't expecting this as USA is considered to be very moderate and well educated continent. But i am impressed by the work you did to calculate these stats.

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