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Hello my lovely ladies! Quick question I woke up this morning with this bad pain on my left side. I...

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2WW for October Roll Call

Thought I'd start a new thread for the new month. I'm 11 dpo today... this morning I lay in bed re...

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ATTN: clear blue digital ovulation kit users

Well, I'm using my little reader and peeing on the sticks and I'm on my 8th day of high readings. No...

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Dreams?

So, ever since last month when I guess I had a chemical pregnancy, or maybe a pregnancy scare hopped...

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My CM is so confusing!

Last night I was talking to DH and was looking over at my previous charts including when TTC DS. I f...

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How Long Does it Take Most Couples to Get Pregnant?

The simple answer: not long at all. It only takes a fraction of a second for a sperm to attach itself to an egg and begin the process of conception. But that’s not what people mean when they wonder how long it takes to get pregnant. » Read more

Getting Pregnant after Birth Control

There are many types of hormonal birth control options. Birth control pills are a very popular form of birth control because they are affordable, convenient and effective. Depo-Provera is another type of hormonal birth control. It is given by injection every three months and one injection prevents you from getting pregnant for up to 13 weeks. » Read more

10 Natural Fertility Boosters

If you have been trying to conceive for a while, you may be looking for some natural things you can do to give your fertility a boost. If you have been trying for longer than a year, you will want to consult your doctor for help. However, if it’s been less than a year, some natural remedies may be just what you need to help you get pregnant.

The Shettles Method for Choosing a Baby's Gender

When Dr. Landrum Shettles and David Rorvik co-wrote the book How to Choose the Sex of Your Baby, it became a top-seller. The idea behind the Shettles method, developed in the 1960s, remains a popular conversation topic today among those who are trying to influence the gender of their baby. Dr. » Read more

11 Common Baby Making Mistakes

When it comes to making babies, most couples don’t need to worry about getting everything right. But, if you have been trying to conceive for a while you may want to know about some of the most common baby making mistakes. Here are 11 common mistakes couples make when trying to conceive.

Robitussin (Guaifenesin Cough Syrup) to Improve Fertility

You may be wondering what cough syrup has to do with fertility.  Robitussin’s main ingredient is guaifenesin.  Guaifenesin aids in fertility because it improves the quality of you » Read more

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, » Read more

Is It OK to Diet While Trying to Conceive?

You and your partner are ready to start a family, but you’re still trying to lose a few pounds before you get pregnant. In the past you might have tried all sorts of crazy weight-loss plans, but this time it’s different: You want to be at your peak health because you have a future baby to think about as well. » Read more

Foods to Avoid While Trying to Conceive

You’re hoping to get pregnant soon, and while you’re preparing for this big life change, you’re trying to stay as healthy as possible. » Read more

Secondhand Smoke and Fertility

Now there is another reason for parents not to smoke around their kids, or better yet, quit smoking all together.   We all know that second hand smoke is bad for kids and the other people stuck breathing in the toxic fumes, but a new study suggests that secondhand smoke can actually cause permanent damage to a woman’s fertility. » Read more