ovulation

Clomid and Twins: What are your chances of having twins if you take Clomid?

Almost everyone has heard of Clomid.  It is one of the most commonly prescribed fertility medications and it has a great reputation for increasing a woman’s fertility.  In fact, it has such a great reputation for boosting fertility that many women assume that taking Clomid » Read more

Follicular Phase Explained

Your menstrual cycle is divided into three phases – the follicular phase, ovulation and the luteal phase.  The first half of your menstrual cycle is known as the follicular phase.  Th » Read more

When To See A Fertility Specialist

By Nancy Da Silva

You and your spouse have a dream. You want to start your family. Yet as more time goes by without you becoming pregnant, worry starts to set in. Maybe you’re only being impatient, you tell yourself. Not everybody gets pregnant right off the bat. » Read more

PCOS and Infertility

PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) is one of the leading causes of infertility in women. Approximately five to ten percent of women of childbearing age have PCOS. Most women with PCOS don’t even know that they have it. In fact, less than twenty-five percent of women with PCOS have actually been diagnosed. » Read more

Ovulation Spotting

If you are trying to get pregnant you may want to look for some physical signs of ovulation. Some signs of ovulation include increased cervical mucous, cramping on one side, or breast tenderness. » Read more

Ovulation Pain

You may have noticed having a pain on one side of your abdomen right around the time you ovulate.  This pain is called ovulation pain.  If you are alert to changes in your body, you may also notice other signs of ovulation taking place, such as an increase in » Read more

Luteal Phase - Understanding what happens after you ovulate

After you ovulate, you begin the second half of your fertility cycle known as your luteal phase. During the first half of your cycle, Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) is produced. FSH signals your body to start the process of maturing eggs for ovulation. » Read more

Using an Ovulation Prediction Kit

Ovulation prediction kits are a very popular method of detecting ovulation. One of the benefits of using an OPK (ovulation prediction kit) is that you can predict ovulation before it occurs. » Read more

Charting Basics: Peak Day

Your peak day, as the name suggests, is the day that your fertility peaks and the best time to get pregnant. » Read more