My Preconception

So, you've decided to start a family. Congratulations! You’re about to embark on an exciting journey. Here, you can find information on how to prepare for pregnancy, ways to boost your odds at conception, tools to track your fertility, explanations of terms and procedures, along with answers to your questions about alternative therapies, gender selection, adoption, and surrogacy.

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Fitness & Nutrition to Increase Your Odds at Conception

Congratulations on your decision to try and conceive. This is no doubt an exciting time for you and your partner, filled with emotional ups and downs and anticipation ... More


Planning Your Baby’s Birth Month

Planning for which month to have a baby isn’t exactly a fool-proof science, but it can give mothers more control over when they give birth. Some parents prefer to decide when the ... More


Pregnancy Complications When You’re Over 40

Many women are now waiting until their thirties and forties to get married or have children. Some decide to wait so that they can focus on their career, some are waiting to find th ... More

Study Says it’s Safe to Get Pregnant Right After a Miscarriage

If you've had a miscarriage, you may wonder when you can try again to conceive or you may ...
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Miscarriage Can Be So Lonely

They say that one in four women have experienced a pregnancy loss, so in a way, I guess ...
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4 Relationship Changes That Happen When You Find out You’re Pregnant

Long-term relationships are not always easy, and when life brings big changes, whether ...
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Getting Pregnant With PCOS

If you have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), you may be wondering what that means for ...
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Why Don’t Your Kids Look Like You? (And Other Things Adoptive Parents Hear)

In February, the adoption community was abuzz with discussion about ...
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The Surprising Reason More Sex Boosts Your Chance Of Pregnancy

When I was writing this headline, all I could think about was how ridiculous it sounded. ...
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