Despite what mama may have told you about it "only taking that one time," many couples can tell you the process of
isn't often quite so easy. Meg Werner Moreta, a registered dietician and contributor to
The Mommy Diet,
notes that maintaining a healthy weight is key. "Being at a reasonable body weight can be helpful in conceiving," says Moreta, who served as the nutritionist on Oxygen's
Dance Your Ass Off.
"Some people may struggle with conceiving if their weight is a little bit too high."