ovulation

Ovulation is one of the most important things a woman should understand about her body since it is the determining factor in getting pregnant or preventing pregnancy. Ovulation happens when the mature egg is ejected from the ovary. The most fertile days to make love are the 1-2 days before ovulation and the day of ovulation. Making love after ovulation is unlikely to get you pregnant.

Good Eggs and Bad Eggs

The concept of a woman's "egg qua ... more »

Anovulation - An Overview

Anovulation refers to a condition in women in which an egg is not released from the ovaries. This can lead to menstrual cycle irregularities (no periods, long or short cycles, irregular cycles). ... more »

Top Reasons/Causes for Infertility

The three major causes of infertility covering over 80% of cases include ovulation problems, sperm problems, and fallopian tube problems, while 15% of couples have ... more »

Amenorrhea: No Menstrual Period and Not Pregnant

Having a regular menstrual period (menorrhea), bleeding regularly every month, is something that many women expect as part of their normal body function. A regular menstrual period is associated with regular ovulation.  ... more »

Ovulation Predictor (OPK) Intercourse and Sex Calculator

The BabyMed Ovulation Predictor Kit (OPK) Intercourse and Sex Calculator will calculate when to have intercourse in relation to a positive OPK. Important tips to help you get pregnant faster: ... more »

OPK Ovulation Predictor Calculator

The OPK Ovulation Predictor Calculator calculates when to start testing for the LH surge as well as your expected date of ovulation based on the first day of your last period and your cycle length. ... more »

Fertility & Ovulation Calculator and Calendar Predictor

This free ovulation calculator and fertility calendar and ovulation predictor calculates your fertile days, when you ovulate, and helps you improve your fertility and chances getting pregnant. ... more »

My Infertility Journey: Acupuncture (Part 5)

After a year of tracking ovulation with extreme precision and no results, I decided to try a different tactic. ... more »

My Infertility Journey: Ovulation Tracking Obsession (Part 4)

After the intrauterine insemination (IUI) didn't work, my husband and I decided to try it naturall ... more »

My Infertility Journey: Intrauterine Insemination IUI (Part 3)

After diagnosing us with unexplained infertility, our reproductive medicine doctor went over our options with us. ... more »

Antioxidant Use May Not Increase Fertility

Research has not provided any high quality evidence tha ... more »

Big Breakfast May Aid Fertility for Some Women

Eating a big breakfast can boost fertility in women wi ... more »

Clomid During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Generic Name: Clomiphene ... more »

Effect of Sporadic Anovulation on Ovulatory Hormone Levels

Researchers from the Eunice Shriver Kennedy National Insti ... more »

Will the Birth Control Pill Cause Infertility if I Take it for a Long Time?

The birth control pill has been around for decades and despite clinical study and assurance from the prescribing physician, women continue ... more »

When to Work on Your Fertility

Fertility is at the heart of reproduction, conception, pregnancy and parenthood, ... more »

How Soon After Birth Does Fertility Return?

There is no definitive answer to this question. Some women ovulate within a few weeks of giving birth and other women don’t ovulate for more than one year. ... more »

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