Getting Pregnant Tips

When to Take a Pregnancy test for Optimal Results

Getting pregnant is the happiest and a life-turning point for a woman. Knowing that you are going to welcome a little baby into your life is not only overwhelming but somewhat stressing.For majority of women, the decision when to take a pregnancy test is the main cause of anxiety while you wait to hear the news. If you think that you may be pregnant, you would want to check it as soon as possible. But it is essential to know how [...]

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Most Common Causes of Female Infertility

If you are having trouble conceiving, you or your partner may have a fertility problem. Of course, the likelihood of conception is affected by a wide range of factors, including how long you’ve been off birth control, how often you have sex, you weight and general health, and much more. If you’ve been trying for a year or more, however, a more serious problem might be the cause. The following are the most common causes of female infertility: Polycystic Ovarian [...]

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Your Age and Fertility

Your Age and Fertility It’s no secret that age affects your fertility. Women have a limited number of eggs, and they will eventually slow down and ultimately stop. Each woman’s body is different, making it hard to predict exactly how your fertility will change over time. However, there are some patterns that can make it easier for you to plan for your family. Your 20s In your 20s, barring any health problems, you are in your peak fertility. For most women, menstruation [...]

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Soft Drinks and Fertility

When you are trying to conceive, you should be paying more attention to your diet. One key item to cut out is soft drinks. Drinking soda, particularly if you have it often, can have detrimental effects on your fertility and your health in general. Removing it from your diet is an easy way to improve your health and your fertility. Sugar Soft drinks contain more sugar than almost anything else you can eat. A single can contains approximately 10 teaspoons of [...]

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How to get pregnant with twins

There are many couples who are wondering how to get pregnant with twins. Natural twins are fairly rare. Without in vitro fertilization, your chances of having twins are about 3%. A lot of the factors that make twins more likely are things you can’t change, such as your family history and your race. Women who are over 35, of African descent, and tall are more likely to have twins naturally. However, there are some things you can do to [...]

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10 Early Signs of Pregnancy

Even before a pregnancy test will come back positive, your body can give you some subtle signs that you’re pregnant. You may notice these in the first few weeks of your pregnancy, and even as early as a few days after you conceived. Of course, these symptoms vary for everyone. Some women may not have any, and others may misinterpret the signs. But if you’re looking to tell whether you’re pregnant as soon as possible, these common signs may be your first clues. 1. [...]

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Diabetes and Infertility

Diabetes is a very common disease, especially in the United States. Unfortunately, it can also contribute to fertility problems for both men and women. If you have been having trouble conceiving for a year or more and cannot identify another cause, there’s a chance that diabetes may be causing infertility. Diabetes and Infertility in Men Diabetes can affect male fertility in a number of ways. One of the most common is by lowering testosterone levels. This will lower your sex drive and can cause erectile [...]

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The Best Sex Positions to Conceive

It’s a long-standing debate: can your sex position make a difference in how likely you are to conceive? The bottom line is that it’s possible to get pregnant in any position.Sperm can travel into the fallopian tubes from any angle, even when the woman is on top. Some studies, however, have found that a couple of positions can help to maximize the amount of sperm that enter through the cervix. Missionary Position Missionary is the tried-and- true standard for trying to conceive. The position enables [...]

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What You Need to Know about Ovulation When Trying to Conceive

When trying to conceive, your first step to success should be to get in sync with your ovulation cycle. Understanding how ovulation works will help you plan your path to pregnancy and conceive sooner. We've prepared some important facts about ovulation to help you on your way sooner. How does ovulation work? Each month, your ovaries release a single egg. The process starts with the production of estrogen and other hormones, which stimulate your ovaries’ follicles and get your body ready [...]

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The Impact of Weight on Fertility

Being at a healthy weight is important for so many reasons, one of which is fertility. If you're trying to conceive and you or your partner is over or underweight, it may be harder to conceive. Before you start trying to conceive, it’s a good idea to consult your doctor about your general health and, if necessary, work on a plan to reach and maintain a healthy weight following the specific diet (check out the review at Slender Series). Being [...]

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