7 Ways to Get Pregnant Without Even Trying

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girlSpontaneous pregnancy is a thing of the past. It’s so 1970s. Increasingly, it seems that before deciding whether or not to get pregnant, couples are planning and waiting until everything is just perfect; the right partner, the right house, the right place in your career, and the right amount of money. The truth is that we plan it so much that sometimes when it comes time to the actual getting pregnant part, we get stage fright. I mean, that is a lot of pressure to preform.

You’ve meticulously planned and now you just need to add baby to have your happily ever after. However, there are ways to avoid the monthly disappointment and feeling of failure that purposefully trying to procreate brings with it.

  1. Be a teenager: If you are a teenager, you are more fertile than you want to be, and since you are the population who least wants to get pregnant, you will most certainly get pregnant by pure dumb misfortune.
  2. Have a husband who just got a vasectomy: After much deep introspection, your husband and you finally came to the conclusion that you do not want any more children. He has a vasectomy. To celebrate, you have sex the morning of his six-day post visit. To your chagrin, his swimmers adhere to the just keep swimming philosophy and your perimenopausal ovulation just released every single egg left in your body.
  3. Have teenagers: You are so far past changing diapers and wiping asses that you can almost enjoy yourself like an adult again. Too much free time and an overactive libido, because you are functioning on eight hours of sleep these days, and surprise! You’ve got a bun in the oven.
  4. Be planning a life-changing event that you’ve planned for years: The moment you put that down payment on your summer touring Europe with your husband or just spent your entire nest egg on a million-dollar dream home, you will be instantly pregnant.
  5. Break your ankle chasing your toddler down the street and be put on pain pills: This will not only release any and all of your inhibitions, causing you to have Olympic-style, freak sex in a fog, it compromises the effect of your birth control, as does antibiotics and several other meds.
  6. Get drunk at your own engagement party and have wild reckless intercourse: You are planning the biggest day of your life; the perfect day. To share the news with everyone, you celebrate by having some champagne at your engagement party, one thing leads to another and you are in desperate need of a larger wedding gown.
  7. Adopt a child: Fuggedaboutit. Ninety-eight percent of the couples that I know who adopted found out they were pregnant either shortly after getting the news of receiving a child or soon after taking possession of the adopted child.

The moment that you least expect it, expect it because you will get pregnant.


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Wish2Be Wish2Be

This is pretty funny ! LOL !

My mom said she thought she was done...she gave away all the baby stuff from the previous sibling...and within 4 months of giving it all away she found out she was pregnant again. Hahaha !

Evaly... EvalynCarnate

This was hilarious...and true! lol

2love 2love

Yes this is so true! It happens when you least expect it. I gave away a perfectly expensive baby/toddler bed and everything baby thinking my youngest was headed to kindergarten and I was done with diapers…smh well that lasted until I found out I was pregnant a couple of weeks before kindergarten started lol

Deborah TruthfulMommy Cruz

How could I forget give away all of your baby stuff???That is the kiss of death! Oh crap, I just gave away all my baby stuff to my sister!YIKES!!!LOL


Melis... Melissa042807

Another way: Start trying, and then stop! That's what happened with our first - we started trying, I freaked out, so we put it on hold again, and BAM, I got pregnant a month later. :-) 

My parents found out they were pregnant with #4 right after scheduling my dad's vasectomy. Dad walked into the doctor's office for the procedure and said "Guess what?" and the doctor said "She's pregnant, isn't she? Do you know how many times a day I have this conversation?" LOL

femal... femaleMIKE

ahhhh, try telling these things to an infertile woman.  You would so get kicked in the head.

My favorite line is "stop thinking about it and it will happen".  My husband and I have been married for 10 years and never used birth control.  The first 5 years  was not thinking about it. 

Due to my "medical coding" job changing from ICD9 to ICD10, my job is forcing me to go back to school and get recertified.  So I am now in school and should I expect pregnancy now?  oh no I shouldn't expect it so that it happens. 

I know this article was not aimed to ithe infertile.

Natasha Morin

Still not that easy for people who have fertility issues...

Chari... Charizma77

Very true. We TTC with our first 2 and were successful but baby number 3 was not planned, but unexpected blessing!

Rhond... RhondaVeggie

I hear buying a jumbo size box of tampons from a wholesale club is quite effective too. Making an appointment to discuss fertility treatment is another good one. Twice now I have managed to conceive just by making an appointment to get on metformin to try and help me get pregnant. The first time I got the prescription at ten days after conception and the second time I found out I was pregnant the morning of my appointment, a couple of hours before I was due to go in.

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