What are the benefits of Natural Fertility to having a baby?

Benefits to prospective parents:
FamilyIncreased chance of a healthy conception, pregnancy, birth and baby
Successful alternative to assisted reproductive technology for most fertility problems
Gentle, natural and safe – so does not threaten your health
An empowering experience of understanding and managing your own fertility
Improved general health and energy
Appropriate for all couples planning a family
Equal involvement for each partner
Helpful for older parents or those with undiagnosed fertility problems

Benefits for your pregnancy and birth:
Decreased chance of miscarriage, premature birth or stillbirth
Decreased occurrence of common pregnancy complaints (such as morning sickness) as well as serious problems (such as gestational diabetes, hypertension)
Increased chance of natural, unmedicated birth
Decreased risk of postnatal depression

Benefits for your baby & child:
Increased chance of a healthy, happy baby
Reduced risk of congenital malformations (birth defects)
Increased chance of problem-free breastfeeding and close bonding
Less likely to suffer from various health and learning problems in childhood
Parents educated about diet and nutrition for growing family

Benefits if Assisted Reproductive Technology is required:
Has been found to more than double your chances of success with IVF
Helps to avoid the increased miscarriage and health risks to mother and infant that may occur with IVF