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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The Preconception Checkup

Many women wanting to get pregnant start by seeing if nature will take its course. Others, however, chose to maximize their chances of a healthy pregnancy by vis ... More


Meditation for Conception

Making the decision to have a child is an exciting and promising time in one’s life. While the process happens very quickly for some, it can seem like an eternity, or even a losi ... More


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 production of egg white cervical mucus to ... More

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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4 Hard Lessons I Learned After 12 Miscarriages

If you were to read my kindergarten yearbook, you'd come across a mini-bio of myself ...
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Moving Forward After Miscarriage

Today marks the last day of the worst year of my life. 2015 was the year I lost my sweet ...
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