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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Knowing Your Family History

Are you trying to get pregnant, or thinking about planning for a new addition to your family in the not-so-distant future? Aside from researching fertility methods&comm ... 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


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 consumption aiding in implantation? We as ... More

More Workplaces Are Giving Employees Miscarriage Leave

It's a nightmare scenario that so many women have faced: miscarrying their pregnancy and ...
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7 Things I’ve Learned From Being Pregnant 7 Times

Lesson #1: Being pregnant never really gets easier. ...
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What to Do When Your Friend Miscarries and You Don’t

There’s nothing more exciting than when you and a friend are pregnant at the same time. ...
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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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