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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Understanding Your Husband Through Conception & Pregnancy

Yes, he agreed to have a baby with you. And he is more than happy to take part in the trying to conceive part, especially in the beginning. What could be better; no holds barred se ... More


10 Warning Signs of Financial Crisis

Most personal financial crises take years to overcome. Watch out for these warning signs to stop your financial problems from becoming too serious! ... More


10 Dietary Recommendations for Vegetarians and Vegans

A little over 2% of Americans follow vegetarian or vegan diets. Most continue to follow this diet during their pregnancies. Vegetarianism and Veganism are not just diets, but ways ... More

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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6 Tips for Surviving Secondary Infertility

When my husband and I finally decided to go for baby number 4, I was excited. I had ...
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What Are The Odds Of Getting Pregnant?

After having three children in four years, I admit that sometimes, I am a little ...
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Important New Guidelines Advise Couples To Try To Conceive Within Three Months After A Loss

For women who have suffered a pregnancy loss, the prospect of getting pregnant again can ...
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