conceive a baby

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7 Things You Need to Know About Getting a Normal Monthly Period

Here’s the first thing you should know: there is no such thing as a “normal monthly period”! Unpredictable menstrual cycles are frustrating, annoying, and sometimes even anxiety-inducing – but they are normal. So, you are not alone if you’re searching for tips on how to get a normal period every month. Here’s a recent question from one of my readers: “I […]

7 Things You Should Know About Sex and Getting Pregnant

How frequently should you have sex for pregnancy? Should you lie flat on your back with your legs in the air if you want to conceive a baby? How do you time intercourse to increase your chances of getting pregnant? If you’re trying to conceive a baby, you might wonder about your sexual frequency. “We’ve only been trying to conceive for […]

5 Ways to Increase the Chances You’ll Conceive a Baby

Here you’ll find tips for conceiving a baby, plus links to my most popular articles on increasing your fertility and getting a positive pregnancy test. These five tips are based on advice from the fertility experts at Pulling Down the Moon. They say: “History shows that during a recession, birth rates drop as couples delay childbearing.  In current times where […]

How a Woman’s Job Affects Her Ability to Conceive a Baby

Research shows that a woman’s work affects fertility and her ability to conceive a baby – especially for nurses, flight attendants, and shift workers. Here’s what Fred W. Turek, biology professor and director of Northwestern’s Center for Sleep and Circadian Biology, says about female conception and working: “Our results have important implications for the reproductive health of female shift workers, […]

Need Help Getting Pregnant? 5 Ways to Conceive a Baby

If you need help getting pregnant, remember that the best ways to conceive a baby are different for every couple! It depends why you can’t get pregnant and what health issues involved. These tips range from fertility supplements to prayers, ovulation predictor kits to pregnancy wheels. Fertility monitor test sticks track your ovulation cycle and tell you when the optimal time […]

How to Stay Positive When You’re Trying to Conceive

These tips for women coping with disappointment of not getting pregnant after trying for months – or even years – are from two “real” women. They share how to stay positive when trying to conceive – one became pregnant against all odds, and the other is still hoping to get pregnant. In The Impatient Woman’s Guide to Getting Pregnant, gets to the heart of […]