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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10 Tips to Prepare for Pregnancy

If you are reading this article, then likely you are in the very early stages of planning for a pregnancy. Many women don't get (or take) the opportunity to ... 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


10 Dietary Recommendations for Vegetarians and Vegans

A little over 2% of Americans follow vegetarian or vegan diets. Most continue to follow this diet during their pregnancies. Vegetarianism and Veganism are not just diets, but ways ... More

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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Miscarriage Can Be So Lonely

They say that one in four women have experienced a pregnancy loss, so in a way, I guess ...
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4 Relationship Changes That Happen When You Find out You’re Pregnant

Long-term relationships are not always easy, and when life brings big changes, whether ...
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Getting Pregnant With PCOS

If you have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), you may be wondering what that means for ...
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Why Don’t Your Kids Look Like You? (And Other Things Adoptive Parents Hear)

In February, the adoption community was abuzz with discussion about ...
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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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