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 of having a f ... More

Planning for Childcare, Before Conception!

Recently, I was at a birthday party where I met a new mother. She was expressing her disappointment in her in-laws and parents for leaving her hanging when it came to childcare for ... More

The Pre-Baby Bucket List: 20 Things to Do Before You Get Pregnant!

Starting a family is an exciting prospect, and definitely something we can be eager to just start already! But before the stork arrives, it’s a good idea to try and do all the th ... More

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Conception 101: Egg White Cervical Mucus

So many different factors must come together flawlessly in order for a woman to become pregnant. One of the most important factors is the ...
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Chemical Pregnancy: What Is It, and What Are the Risks?

It is estimated that about 50-60% of first pregnancies are chemical pregnancies. Chemical pregnancies, or early miscarriages, happen before ...
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How Do You Tell Your Partner He/She is the Infertile One?

For those with fertility issues, trying to conceive can feel overwhelming. The pressure to "produce" eventually takes the fun out of the ...
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Does Eating Pineapple or Getting Acupuncture Aid in Implantation?

It has been a widely supported topic in online forums and among acupuncturists and herbalists, but what is the real story behind pineapple ...
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Clomid vs. Femara: A Look at Fertility Pills

The fertility drugs Clomiphene Citrate (Clomid) and Letrozole (Femara) are both used by women with cycle abnormalities and are prescribed to ...
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SMEP: Increasing Your Ovulation Awareness

“Humans are not the most efficient reproducers, but there is cumulative success month to month. Usually 60 to 70% of couples will have ...
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