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Double Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

By JustMommies staff

Researchers at the University of North Carolina have studied one method for trying to conceive that may actually double a woman's chance of getting pregnant. The method is not a new idea, but one that has not been adequately studied. The technique involves monitoring a woman's cervical mucus and timing
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EWCM (Egg White Cervical Mucous) After Ovulation

By JustMommies staff

Egg white cervical mucous is a fertile sign, right? From everything you have read about cervical fluid and ovulation, you probably know that seeing egg white looking cervical mucous is a sign that ovulation is approaching. But, what if you notice ewcm after your chart shows that you have ovulated.
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EWCM (Egg White Cervical Mucous) or Semen: How to Tell the Difference

By JustMommies staff

To identify your most fertile days, it is helpful to monitor your cervical mucous. You should start checking your cervical mucous as soon as your period ends. What you are looking for is slippery stretchy mucous that looks similar to egg whites. When you see this kind of cervical mucous, there is
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Getting Started With Fertility Charting

By JustMommies staff

fertility thermometer The first method for conceiving you should try when you've decided to get pregnant is to track your own fertility through charting, and getting started is easier than you might think.
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How Long Do Sperm Live?

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An image of swimming sperm. Sperm can live for up to seven days in the fallopian tubes after ejaculation, and 20 minutes outside the body.
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Leukorrhea: What Is It, What Does It Mean?

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If you’re pregnant, you’ve more than likely experienced some heavy vaginal discharge. Leukorrhea is the scary-sounding term for excessive vaginal discharge that occurs frequently during pregnancy. But don’t be put off by the term – leukorrhea is generally more inconvenient than threatening. Leukorrhea
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Leukorrhea: What Is It, What Does It Mean?

By JustMommies staff

If you’re pregnant, you’ve more than likely experienced some heavy vaginal discharge. Leukorrhea is the scary-sounding term for excessive vaginal discharge that occurs frequently during pregnancy. But don’t be put off by the term – leukorrhea is generally more inconvenient than threatening. Leukorrhea
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Leukorrhea: What Is It, What Does It Mean?

By JustMommies staff

If you’re pregnant, you’ve more than likely experienced some heavy vaginal discharge. Leukorrhea is the scary-sounding term for excessive vaginal discharge that occurs frequently during pregnancy. But don’t be put off by the term – leukorrhea is generally more inconvenient than threatening. Leukorrhea
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Losing Your Mucous Plug

By JustMommies staff

What is the mucous plug (or mucus plug)? The mucous plug is a collection of cervical mucus that seals the opening of the cervix. It keeps bacteria and infection from entering into the cervix, providing a protective barrier for the developing baby. What does the mucous plug look like? Some women describe
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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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