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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When Are You Most Fertile?

Some couples, when they decide they’d like to become parents, discontinue the use of their birth control methods and just say, “When it happens, it happens.” While that’s c ... More


Planning Your Baby’s Birth Month

Planning for which month to have a baby isn’t exactly a fool-proof science, but it can give mothers more control over when they give birth. Some parents prefer to decide when the ... More


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

PTSD is believed to impact a significant portion of the population. It knows no barriers when it comes to age, gender, education, or social class. Very young children and elderly ... 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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