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How to Tell When You Are Ovulating

By JustMommies staff

If you would like to know precisely when you ovulate, the best way to determine this is to use an ovulation prediction test and to keep a fertility chart. You can get an idea of when you are ovulating simply by tracking your fertile signs; but, this will only let you know that you are displaying signs
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Are You Trying Too Hard to Get Pregnant?

By JustMommies staff

Trying to conceive is supposed to be a natural process that is easy, at least, that is what people would lead you to think. Yet, if you have been trying to conceive for many months or even years, you may realize that having children does not come easily for everyone. In fact, each month, a woman has
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Natural Ways to Conceive Twins: How to increase your chances of having twins

By JustMommies staff

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 IVF can increase your chances of conceiving twins, but you may be curious if there is anything you can do
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7 Fertility Aids: Secret Tips from Moms

By JustMommies staff

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. Some couples may start off with a relaxed approach but as time goes
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Foods to Avoid While Trying to Conceive

By JustMommies staff

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. If you’re focusing on a well-rounded preconception diet that includes plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein, you’re probably
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Is It OK to Diet While Trying to Conceive?

By JustMommies staff

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
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Daily Sex Improves Sperm Quality

By JustMommies staff

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, improving the chances of conceiving. Daily sex was believed to reduce a man’s sperm
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Robitussin (Guaifenesin Cough Syrup) to Improve Fertility

By JustMommies staff

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 your cervical mucus. Fertile cervical mucus helps transport sperm from the vagina into the uterus. Sperm cannot survive long
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11 Common Baby Making Mistakes

When it comes to making babies, most couples don’t need to worry about getting everything right. But,
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The Shettles Method for Choosing a Baby's Gender

By JustMommies staff

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. Shettles
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