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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I Feel Sick! Am I Pregnant?

I knew I was pregnant when I suddenly started to experience painful, flaming, can't-sleep-all-night heartburn. I was not a frequent sufferer of heartburn, so I knew something was d ... More


Fetal Genetic Testing

Did you know? Parents-to-be with family histories of any genetic disorder can check their baby for carrier status. ... More


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 five week ... More

It’s OK If You’re Still Sad About Your Miscarriage

It has been two years, almost exactly to the due of my first miscarriage.  It has ...
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To the Mom Hoping to Get Pregnant

I know you promised yourself that you wouldn't take the pregnancy test early this time, ...
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Yes, You Can Use Fertility Charting with PCOS

If you've wanted to use fertility charting to conceive, avoid a pregnancy, or just keep ...
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3 Natural Ways to Combat PCOS

Whether you've been dealing with polycystic ovary syndrome for years or just got your ...
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Options to Consider When Buying a Pregnancy Test

There no test that you need to be accurate more than a pregnancy ...
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New Mamas: How Soon Can You Get Pregnant After Having a Baby?

For most women, getting pregnant after having a baby is probably the last thing on their ...
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