Couples have revealed the lengths they went to in a bid to get pregnant – including cutting out carbs, becoming vegetarian and having sex during a full moon.
A study of 2,000 parents found more than one in 10 gave up smoking and almost a fifth quit drinking alcohol while trying to conceive.
And 20 per cent swore by the old wives’ tale that women lying with their legs in the air after sex will help them to get pregnant.
Others tracked their ovulation cycle (30 per cent), only had sex in a particular position (17 per cent) or lost weight (13 per cent) to try and increase their chances of conceiving.
We have put together a quiz to test people’s knowledge of conception.
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