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Been scarse, sorry ladies..

I have been in a Holiday/circumstances funk.. My chart is not up to date, but I will work on getting...

Trying to Conceive

My Christmas present? A pos. opk!

Now here's to praying its a gift that keeps on giving!...

Waiting to Try to Conceive

Maybe WTTTC! May I join?

Hey ladies!!! If this cycle is a no then I will be putting ttc on hold for a while because I am g...

Am I Pregnant

12dpo! Test pic included! Pretty sure, I am out.

12dpo, and not getting darker. It is still very very very faint on frer...and weird lines on dip sti...

Trying to Conceive

2nd HCG results today.

Today I got my 2nd HCG results. Not sure if it's good or bad and can't get in contact with my OB unt...

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Boost Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Baby-Making Over the Holidays

It's no secret that the holidays, while a beautiful time of year, can also be highly stressful. The same can be said for couples trying to make a baby. Preparation and planning for each can be a blessing, but can also be overwhelming.

Adoption and Surrogacy

Adoption: Where Do I Start?

On your journey to starting your family, you may decide that adoption as an option appeals to you. Even if you already have children and are looking to add your family, adoption could be the right course for you.

Boost Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Baby-Making Over the Holidays

It's no secret that the holidays, while a beautiful time of year, can also be highly stressful. The same can be said for couples trying to make a baby. Preparation and planning for each can be a blessing, but can also be overwhelming.

Deciding to Have a Baby

Should We Have Another Baby?

Deciding whether to expand your family by one more - whether this would be your second child or your sixth - is one of the most significant decisions you will make in your lifetime. There is no crystal ball to show the consequences of your decision in the future.

Fertility Charting Ovulation and Prediction

How to Lengthen Your Luteal Phase

If you have been keeping a fertility chart, you probably understand what a luteal phase is and know how long yours generally is. The luteal phase is the second half of your cycle, the time between after you ovulate and when your next period starts.

Fertility Medications and Natural Supplements

How to Lengthen Your Luteal Phase

If you have been keeping a fertility chart, you probably understand what a luteal phase is and know how long yours generally is. The luteal phase is the second half of your cycle, the time between after you ovulate and when your next period starts.

Having Problems Getting Pregnant

Trying to Conceive with PCOS

Fertility issues are a burden on any family. Struggling to conceive can be stressful, overwhelming, and confusing. For women with PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), the struggle to conceive can be taxing and anxiety-filled.

Male Fertility

Daily Sex Improves Sperm Quality

There has been some debate over how frequently a couple should have sex when trying to conceive.  It was once thought that abstaining from sex for a few days before ovulation helped build up a man’s sperm count,

Pregnancy Tests

OPK as HPT: Can I Use an Ovulation Prediction Kit as a Pregnancy Test?

Ovulation prediction kits, OPKs, work by detecting the presence of luteinizing hormone, LH. LH is produced by the pituitary gland and triggers ovulation. OPKs are helpful in pinpointing when ovulation will occur, before it occurs. Before ovulation occurs, the body secretes a "surge" of LH, which triggers ovulation.

Trying to Conceive After Loss

Are Super Fertile Women Prone to Miscarriage?

Could being super fertile be a factor in repeat pregnancy loss? Possible answers to multiple miscarriages for some women may have recently dawned, with a study suggesting that "super-fertility" may play a role in recurrent pregnancy loss.

Understanding Your Cycle

How to Lengthen Your Luteal Phase

If you have been keeping a fertility chart, you probably understand what a luteal phase is and know how long yours generally is. The luteal phase is the second half of your cycle, the time between after you ovulate and when your next period starts.