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


6 Things Every Dad Should Teach His Daughters

I’ve been a dad four times over now, but I never really believed that until I had my little girl. Little girls turn daddies into mush. My little Emma can get away with a lot of t ... More


Pregnancy and Exercise: Can You Continue?

Learning what types and levels of exercise are still appropriate during pregnancy can be a stressful experience. Some women become overwhelmed by the conflicting opinions of others ... More

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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These Very First Pregnancy Signs Can Happen Before Your Missed Period

When you’re trying to conceive, the two-week wait between ovulation and your missed ...
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5 Questions About Multiple Miscarriage You’ve Wanted to Ask

Miscarriage is not easy to talk about, but I believe it's an important conversation we ...
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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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