If you're in the first trimester of pregnancy, you're probably curious about when conception may have occurred. While conception can happen at any time of the year, there are certain months that tend to be more popular for conception. At BellaMoon we know our busiest month of the year is September. Count back 9 months and what do you get? A Christmas conception of course!
Here's a closer look at the most popular months of conception and what they may mean for your pregnancy.
January: Often considered a very popular month for conception, as many couples spend more time together during Christmas and the holiday season. More time together, may mean more intimacy and a higher likelihood of conception!
February: Well of course - it is Valentine's Day! Many couples celebrate this romantic holiday with a special date night, which can lead to.... conception!
March: A popular month for conception for a few reasons. First, the weather starts to warm up, which can put people in a more romantic mood. Additionally, March is when many people start to plan for summer holidays, which can lead to a bit of excitement, an increase in intimacy and... conception!
August: Fast forward a few more months to the hot and sunny season, where many couples may be on holidays. This means everyone is a bit more relaxed, spending more time together, providing the perfect setting for... conception!
December: Of course, back to Christmas again! December is a popular month for conception, likely due to the exciting build-up to Christmas. Many couples spend time with family during the season and may feel more connected and romantic as a result, leading to... conception!
While these months may be more popular for conception, it's important to remember that conception can occur at any time of the year. If you're unsure about when you conceived, your healthcare provider can help you estimate your due date based on your last menstrual period and other factors.
Ultimately, the most important thing is that you and your baby are healthy and happy. Whether your baby was conceived in January or August, your pregnancy journey is unique and special. Enjoy every moment of it!