10/28/2016 01:10 EDT | Updated 10/28/2016 02:31 EDT

Conception Planning Is More Important Than You Think, According To Fertility Specialists

Typically, most people try their best to plan for major life events such as higher education, marriage and buying your first home. But so often, people forget to plan for when they want to start having children.

While men often have loads of time when it comes to conception, women typically have a specific timeframe in which they can produce healthy eggs and lower the risk of their child being born with a genetic birth abnormality.

So if you're planning on starting a family, it's important to know what your options are at every age.

Watch the video above with fertility expert Dr. Marjorie Dixon to find out more on the importance of conception planning.

Did you plan your pregnancies? Let us know in the comments below.

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