conception

Early Signs of Conception

If you are trying to get pregnant, you may wonder whether you will feel different or notice any early symptoms » Read more

Best Time to Get Pregnant

Everyone knows that it takes a sperm and an egg joining to get pregnant.  Most people know that women release just one egg a month and that men release millions of sperm with each ejaculation.  What people can’t seem to agree on is the best time for that one egg to be fertilized by a man’s spe » Read more

Fertility Boosting Herbs

Long before modern medicine developed the drugs and high-tech procedures we’re all familiar with today, practitioners treated many ailments with herbal remedies, including infertility. » Read more

What is IUI?

IUI, or intrauterine insemination, is a procedure done in a doctor's office that places sperm directly into a woman's uterus to aid in conception. During normal intercourse, only a small percentage of a man's sperm will make it past the woman's cervix and enter the uterus to fertilize the woman's egg. Most of the sperm that is ejaculated during intercourse remains in the vagina. » Read more

Pregnancy Test Accuracy Chart

Want to know the real stats on pregnancy tests? We have asked our members to help us develop stats from real moms on the accuracy of pregnancy tests. » Read more

Spas Join The Fight To Conceive

By Nancy Da Silva

The Infertility Awareness Network of Canada states that one in six couples struggles with the inability to conceive. One of the ways couples are combating this difficulty is by turning to spas with fertility programs specifically catered to them. » Read more

7 Fertility Aids: Secret Tips from Moms

Trying to get pregnant can be a trying time. The first few cycles are exciting and filled with optimism but generally after two or three cycles couples tend to get discouraged. There is a lot to know when it comes to getting pregnant. » Read more

Stress & Trying to Conceive: Can Stress Keep You From Getting Pregnant?

We live in stressful times, and the way we deal with it can have a profound impact on many areas of life. While research does suggest a link between stress and problems conceiving, according to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine there is no clinical proof that stress causes infertility. » Read more

Natural Ways to Conceive Twins: How to increase your chances of having twins

Naturally conceived twins occur in about 1 out of every 89 births.  Under normal circumstances, your odds of conceiving twins are slim.  Taking fertility medications or undergoing a procedure like » Read more

Keeping The Romance Alive While Trying To Conceive

By Nancy Da Silva

A growing number of couples are turning to less conventional, holistic methods to conceive children. Forgoing the drugs and invasive, sometimes painful medical testing for spas with fertility programs, couples only vacations, all natural diets, pilgrimages to fertile meccas and so on. » Read more