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… Read More »7 Things You Should Know About Sex and Getting Pregnant
If you’re concerned or curious about getting pregnant, here are 13 simple things you need to know about ovulation, fertile days, eggs, sperm, and home pregnancy tests. Conceive Plus Fertility-Friendly Personal Lubricant for Couples is a popular item for couples who are trying to conceive. Some… Read More »About Getting Pregnant – 13 Things You Need to Know
These tips on stressing less when you’re trying to conceive are from the founder of Circle and Bloom, Joanne Verkuilen. She has PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), and had a difficult time getting pregnant. But not only did Joanne conceive, she went on to start a… Read More »4 Ways to Handle Stress When You’re Trying to Conceive
A new study shows that women who accidentally get pregnant are more likely to suffer from postpartum depression than women who plan their pregnancies. This makes sense – that accidental pregnancies may lead to depression after having the baby. It’s really good information to have,… Read More »Accidental Pregnancy and Postpartum Depression
When you can’t predict your periods, getting pregnant is trickier! These tips on getting pregnant when you never know when your period is due are inspired by a reader who says… “I’m married. My periods are not regular, and my husband’s sperm cells are weak.… Read More »When You Can’t Predict Your Periods and Want to Get Pregnant
Knowing how Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) affects getting pregnant may help you conceive faster. This explanation of Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) and fertility includes tips for increasing this hormone, which is found in both males and females.
According to WebMD, the amounts of FSH and other hormones (luteinizing hormone, estrogen, and progesterone) are measured in both men and women to determine why the couple can’t get pregnant (infertility). Knowing FSH levels can help determine if the man or woman have issues that are preventing pregnancy.
If you’re trying to get pregnant naturally, make sure you’re eating the right foods! Nutrition and food intake can have a dramatic effect on whether you conceive a baby. For help, read Cooking to Conceive: Fertility-Boosting Foods & Recipes to Help You Get Pregnant.
And, here’s how Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) can affect pregnancy…Read More »Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) and Getting Pregnant
Female cancer survivors can get pregnant! If you’re infertile because of cancer treatments, don’t lose hope: doctors are practicing ovarian transplants to help women with cancer conceive babies.
“We are in the middle of a massive global infertility epidemic, caused by the new structure of our society where women choose not to have children until they are older,” said Dr. Sherman Silber, Director of the St. Louis Infertility Centre. “As a result, many of them become infertile because of the aging of their eggs and ovaries.”
To learn more about female infertility, cancer treatments, and getting pregnant, read Having Children After Cancer: How to Make Informed Choices Before and After Treatment and Build the Family of Your Dreams.
And, here’s what doctors are doing with ovarian transplants and infertile women…Read More »Getting Pregnant if You Have Cancer – Ovarian Transplants for Infertile Women
Did you know that the largest cell in the human body is the female egg and the smallest is the male sperm? That’s a surprising facts about fertility!
To learn more about conception and birth, Your Developing Baby, Conception to Birth by Peter Doubilet. And read on for some fascinating facts about fetuses, pregnant women, and fertility…Read More »Surprising Facts About Reproduction, Conception and Birth