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Astrology and Fertility

By: Libby Pelham BA - Updated: 18 May 2017 | comments*Discuss
Astrology Fertility Fertile Birth

You may never have considered it, but many people believe that astrology and a woman's fertility are linked. Whether you are looking to become pregnant or looking to avoid it, astrology may be able to help you.

Many women around the world use the rhythm method as a natural form of birth control. But, did you know that your birth date could help the rhythm method be even more effective? Alternatively, that knowing the phase the moon was in when you were born could help you know the best time of the month to try to conceive. You may even be able to determine if you have a boy or a girl by using astrology.


The lunar fertility method dates back to ancient Babylonia, in which an ancient manuscript said that a woman's fertility was based on the moon. However, for years, this concept remained relatively obscured. Dr. Eugen Jonas brought the lunar fertility method to the forefront through additional research. A Czechoslovakian psychiatrist and astrologer, Dr. Jonas decided in 1956 to test this theory on woman. He eventually opened a fertility clinic in Czechoslovakia, but it was closed by the communist regime.

There were several reasons why Dr. Jonas was concerned about fertility. One was that as a Roman Catholic, he opposed abortion and felt that his method could be used not only to help those wanting to conceive, but also those who did not. He felt this method would help add to the reliability of the rhythm method. He also hoped his method would help barren women conceive.


The theory is simple - that a woman ovulates whenever the moon is in the phase it was in at the exact time she was born. For example, if the moon was in the new moon phase when you were born, that is the most likely time of the month for you to ovulate. A British study recently reported that men might be able to find out when their sperm count is at its highest by having their own lunar fertility phase charted.

Some believe the Jonas lunar fertility method can also be used to help mothers who have suffered miscarriages, who have had pregnancy complications or a difficult labour, stillbirths, or have a family history of genetic disorders or diseases.

A Boy or a Girl?

There are some couples that may have all boys or all girls and long for a child of the opposite sex. Lunar fertility may be able to help with that! Some studies reveal that you may be able to determine the sex of the child based on the position of the moon during the cycle of conception. If the moon is in a positive zodiacal sign during conception, which includes Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius, and Aquarius, then you will have a boy. If the moon is in a negative zodiacal sign during conception, which includes Taurus, Cancer, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn, and Pisces, you will have a girl.

How to Calculate

You can calculate your fertility method by using the planetary ephemeris, including both the 20th and 21st century. Start by determining the degrees of distance between the moon and the sun on your birth date. If you were born during a full moon, then the moon and the sun were 180 degrees apart. That means that you should be ovulating once a month when the moon and sun are exactly 180 degrees apart. If you are uncomfortable doing this, you can locate astrologers that will do it for you as long as you can provide the date and time you were born.

Through various studies, it appears that astrology and fertility are indeed linked. This fertility method had been charted over a million times since 1956 and Dr. Jonas reports that this method is 99% reliable.

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My d.o.b is 29th May 1981. My husband's d.o.b is 9th July 1978. We have been trying for our second baby for some time but it is not happening. Will we ever have another baby?
P - 17-May-17 @ 7:23 AM
Hi there, my hubby & I have been trying to fall pregnant for 2 years. We fell pregnant in January but lost the pregnancy early on. Could you please tell me when we will conceive a healthy baby? And what gender we will be blessed with:) My Birthdate-8th of November 1985 Love & Blessings
Bubsy - 17-May-17 @ 2:37 AM
Currently disabled and my birthday is October 25, 1988 and my husbands birthday is February 12, 1987. I have the arm birth control but I want to have it removed ASAP. When do you think we will conceive?
Megan - 11-May-17 @ 7:25 AM
Hi my date of birth is 09-02-83..my husband dob is 07-06-82...i wanna know am I pregnant at the moment or which month will I b pregnant....
Muskaan - 10-May-17 @ 12:45 PM
Date of birth 21/10/1986 my hubby 28/02/1978 when am I going to get pregnant?
Betty - 4-May-17 @ 9:17 PM
My birth date is 21 October 1986 my husband was born on 28 February 1978 I had a child in 2004 and an ectopic pregnancy in 2005 I have been for 7yrs now without a child. My hubby has no child at all . are there chances of getting pregnant if yes when? LMP 18/03/17.thank you.
Betty - 4-May-17 @ 9:12 PM
My date of birth is 1 July 1982. Time of birth is 12 :40 PM. Place of birth is amritsar. My husband date of birth is 29 Oct 1982. When I will get my baby
Ritika - 3-May-17 @ 9:56 PM
Hi Me February 14 /1985 husband January 16/1965 When will conceive ? Thank you
chris - 1-May-17 @ 2:48 AM
I (06/03/84) and my husband (10/29/90) have been married almost five years we have no children but want some we have take no steps to prevent pregnancy.Will we ever have children? If so when? How many? And what gender?
Steph - 30-Apr-17 @ 11:17 PM
Hi my date of birth 07.30.1988 When will I conceive my 2nd baby
Gohri - 29-Apr-17 @ 3:22 PM
When will I conceive my 2nd baby
Gohri - 29-Apr-17 @ 3:20 PM
My dob is 21.07.1988 When will i have my first child?
Ema - 28-Apr-17 @ 12:34 AM
Hello sir.. my husband DOB : 15.04.1989 and my DOB is 07.08.1988... we are planning to have a baby by next month.. so till now we havent planned.. when i will get conceive if plan from next month
Vidya - 26-Apr-17 @ 10:35 PM
My date of birth15/3/1988 and my husband19july1993.we got married on9 January2017.my last mensturation period date is 16th march 2017.want to no is this month I will get pregnant?I am I pregnant now
Shammu - 14-Apr-17 @ 6:10 AM
SIR; my dob is 18/11/1987 and husband is 08/06/1986..we had a boy on 14/3/2012 and being conceive now..my last menstrual period was 22/8/16 and due date s 29/5/2017 desperately long for a girl.but upon seeing my belly position all predict itsa boy again...i am hoping and dreaming it to be a girl and couldn't take it as a boy...sir kindly tell me chances of having a girl for me such that i would prepare my mind after hearing it from a expert...pls
DIVI - 10-Apr-17 @ 8:33 AM
Dob 9-2-83 hisband 11-13-1970 When will we conceive
Puffin - 9-Apr-17 @ 4:23 AM
I have had 1 miscarriage and 2 failed IVF cycle . I was born at 02:30 am in Mauritius. When should I try again, I'm getting desperate now.
Salma - 9-Apr-17 @ 12:37 AM
Hi my Dob is 24-11-1983 & husband's dob is 16-4-1984. When will i conceive?
Ananya - 7-Apr-17 @ 7:07 PM
Hi, my DOB 25.8.1986 time 5.35am & my Husband DOB 24.2.75 time 9.05am, I am trying to conceive last 1 year, plz reply me when I get pregnant and have baby.
Laltha - 27-Mar-17 @ 12:43 PM
Hi my DOB: 11 sept 84.I am trying to concieve for last 1 year..After severe misscarriage.Please let me know when will I concieve.
BabyDust - 27-Mar-17 @ 4:44 AM
my DOB is 1 Nov 1987 time 15:25 pm Punjab (bhatinda) when will I get pregnant please reply
soni - 17-Mar-17 @ 5:19 PM
I want to know that when will I get pregnant. My birth details Oct 21 1992 rasi:cancer. Nakshtra: ayilyam. My husband date of birth 2 sept1992.rasi: Libra nakshtra: visakam
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WindiaSar - 6-Mar-17 @ 6:53 PM
Sir,my D. O. B= 18-10-1980, at 04-45AM in guntur,Andhra Pradesh. Can you please tell me when will I get pregnant and children in my life.
radhika and also raj - 5-Mar-17 @ 9:17 AM
My DOB is 10 april 1993 and time 8.30AM please tell me when will I be pregnant ?Trying for last two years ??
Palhit - 5-Mar-17 @ 7:09 AM
Hi my DOB is 5-12-87,12.10 a.m..pls tell me when I get pregnant ..we have been trying since 2012..
Karthiga - 4-Mar-17 @ 6:18 PM
I was born 1/24/1968 at 7:30 am Mountain standard time . Will I ever get pregnant. If so when ? Please reply..rivergirl
Rivergirl - 1-Mar-17 @ 11:07 PM
My DOB 27/11/1986 birth time 3.15evening ...when I will get pregnant kindly reply
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My dob is 16 March 1986 , time 8:52 am. Faridabad . Please tell me when I get pregnant and have baby
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I would like to know that when I get pregnant.
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