Conception- What Are The Odds Getting Pregnant

    Your chances getting pregnant depend on many variables including your age, your frequency of having intercourse, when you have intercourse, and other variables. ... more »

    7 Things You Did Not Know About Getting Pregnant in Your 30s

    These seven things here that tell you what you did not know about getting pregnant in Your 30s: ... more »

    7 Things You Did Not Know About Pregnancy in the First Trimester

    1)  Baby gender is all about daddy’s input ... more »

    7 Things You Did Not Know About Getting Pregnant

     1)  It takes a sperm and an egg Might seem obvious but it was a mystery until 1784.  That’s when Catholic priest / biologist / physiologist Lazzaro Spallanzani put two and two together.  He performed in vitro fertilization (IVF) on frogs and artificial insemination on a dog to prove the point.  Before that, nobody truly knew where babies came from. ... more »

    Semen Boosts Pregnancy Health, Improves IVF Success Rate

    At the International Congress of Immunology held in Australia this year, Sarah Robertson, from the University of Adelaide, presented the results of her recent study that found semen to be valuable in boosting the health of pregnancy and improving in vitro fertilization (IVF) success rate.  Frequent sex with a familiar partner seems to ensure the healthiest pregnancy, even while IVF is in progre ... more »

    10 Things Nobody Told Me About Getting Pregnant

    By the time a couple is thinking about starting a family, it’s safe to assume they both know a good bit about the topic.  If the desire for pregnancy is shared with others, an avalanche of personal experiences, old wives’ tales, anecdotes, pop news stories, and other pregnancy-related chatter is sure to follow.  Even with all the talk and all the research a couple might do before actually ... more »

    10 Things Nobody Told You About Infertility

    When a couple struggles with conceiving a child or carrying a pregnancy to term, it is generally understood the woman has fertility issues.  In some cases, this is true but it is equally a problem of male reproductive health.  Each year in the US, approximately 4 million men age 45 and younger seek treatment for infertility.  A significant number of them are diagnosed with male-related infertil ... more »

    Traffic Exhaust Fumes Interfere with Women’s Fertility

    The Federal Highway Administration counts 4.09 million miles of road in the United States.  Some of those millions of miles of roadway are paved, some are not.  Either way, vehicles fueled by gasoline and diesel travel them and each vehicle leaves behind a souvenir of smoke, soot, fumes, dust, and other gunk that can be harmful to human health.  A recent study from Massachusetts (35,000+ ... more »

    Conception in First 3 Months After Pregnancy Loss Increases Chance of Live Birth

    After pregnancy loss, it is common for couples to ask when it’s safe to try again.  Most are advised that emotional healing should come first but there is no clearly defined answer for when conception is most likely to occur again.  A new study, however, suggests that when conception occurs within three months of a pregnancy loss, the chance of a live birth is better than when conception ... more »

    Restore Rather Than Replace Testosterone to Preserve Male Fertility

    Some medications used to treat low testosterone levels are known to cause a reduction in sperm count.  This particular side effect can be especially alarming for men using testosterone replacement therapies, such as topical testosterone gel, as part of a regimen to treat male infertility.  The report of a study recently published in the medical journal, BJU International ... more »

    Newly Discovered Edit Mechanism Identifies Which Eggs Are Too Damaged for Conception

    Many pregnancies end in the very early stages, sometimes even before pregnancy is suspected.  Spontaneous termination is almost always the result of DNA damage too severe to support life. ... more »

    When Egg Meets Sperm: Let the Fireworks Begin!

    A new study discovered a sparkling fireworks show that ignites when egg meets sperm and they’ve got the video to prove it. ... more »

    Conception in Time of Epidemic Reduces Child’s Risk of Illness in Future Epidemics

    A recent study suggests a degree of immunity might also be conveyed to the baby at the time of its conception. ... more »

    Climate and Conception Go Hand-in-Hand

    Current research has shown that the physical aspects of the human body changes with the seasons and the weather. The optimal condition for a functioning body is said to be 64 degrees Fahrenheit (18 degrees Celsius). ... more »

    The Basics of Conception: For Men

    Infertility affects men and women almost equally, but women tend to be more versed on the concepts that affect fertility and the process of conception. ... more »

    Love and Understanding: The Invisible Tools of Conception

    How do couples make it from the darkest times to the brightest moments in life? Love and understanding are the invisible tools of successful conception. ... more »

    Antiretrovirals and Safer Conception for HIV-serodiscordant Couples

    In couples with one partner who's HIV-positive, safe conception and birth can be a topic of concern. With advances in medical treatment for HIV, lifespan can be barely affected by the virus, leaving couples to raise children as successfully as HIV-negative parents. ... more »

    Is Your Maternal Clock Ticking?

    If there is one thing women feel it is the tick tock of that maternal clock. For some women it starts around the mid-20s or early 30s. For other women it starts much later – closer to 40. No matter when it starts in your mind, your body has a very different idea. ... more »

    How to Avoid Using Fertility Drugs to Become Pregnant

    Many couples struggling to achieve pregnancy can conceive naturally by following some simple guidelines before resorting to expensive and potentially hazardous fertility medications. ... more »


    con·cep·tion Definition: CONCEPTION the process of becoming pregnant involvin ... more »

    Chemotherapy Has Bigger Impact on Fertility Than Previously Thought

    New research indicates that chemotherapy has a bigger impact on female fertility than many reports reveal. The new research results could give doctors and patients more appropriate and realistic information on the long-term effects of chemotherapy on fertility. ... more »

    Designer Babies Could be Tested to Perfection

    With the development and perfection of genetic testing, every chromosome in the human body can be tested for faults and defects. This testing can and does take place while the fetus is in-utero, so what is stopping couples from aborting a fetus because chromosomal testing reveals an imperfection? ... more »

    Spring Break May Lead to More Teen Pregnancies

    Have you ever wondered what month accounts for the highest number of pregnancies? The answer is different for adults and teens. According to current research, teens are more apt to conceive in the month of March; the same month as spring break trips and activities. ... more »

    Men Without Children At Increased Risk of Heart Disease

    Researchers recently revealed that having children decreases a man's risk of cardiovascular disease. ... more »

    All About a Conception Calculator

    The conception calculator can be used to estimate the date of pregnancy conception. Conception calculators use the first day of the previous menstrual cycle to estimate the date of conception. ... more »

    What Can I Expect During My Pregnancy?

    Many women wonder what they can expect during pregnancy. This is especially true of first-time mothers. Changes during pregnancy are physical and emotional. ... more »

    Facts About Pregnancy

    Pregnancy is a time in life when women feel closer to their spouse and body more than ever before. Here are a few facts about pregnancy for expecting moms. ... more »

    Questions About Chances Getting Pregnant

    When women are trying to conceive, they often have questions regarding their chances of getting pregnant. There are several factors that come into play when it comes to getting pregnant. ... more »

    Plastics and Pesticides May Increase Risk of Infertility

    A new study reveals that women working directly with pesticides and plasticizers may have less chance of getting pregnant. ... more »

    What Happens After Ovulation?

    As the egg is maturing, estrogen levels rise causing the luteinizing hormone to increase. The luteinizing hormone forces the egg out of the follicle where maturation occurs. ... more »

    3 Important Physical Ovulation Symptoms

    Many women use the physical ovulation symptoms their body displays to predict when they are most fertile in order to increase the chance of conception, or in order to prevent pregnancy. ... more »

    Conception Calculator for Your Conception Date

    "When did I conceive?" Our handy conception calculator and reverse due date calculator will help you find your conception date using a simple reverse calculator. ... more »

    Trying To Conceive: Improving Your Chances

    Your best chance to get pregnant is if you have sex and make love egularly during your 6 fertile days (day of ovulation and the 5 preceding days). ... more »

    Most Common Pains During Pregnancy

    When conception occurs, pregnancy hormones kick into overdrive and cause some serious changes in the female body. These changes are not limited to promoting the healthy growth of the baby. ... more »

    hCG Levels and Pregnancy Testing

    This article is about normal hCG pregnancy hormone levels implantation symptoms and bleeding and early pregnancy tests ... more »

    Top Twelve Misconceptions About Conception

    If you are trying to have a baby you will hear a lot of things about conception, some true but many not true. Here are the top 12 misconceptions about conception: ... more »

    The Path To Pregnancy - A Daily Guide To Conception

    Your path to pregnancy begins with the very first day of your menstrual period and ends with the delivery of the baby, about 40 weeks late. ... more »

    What is the Probability of Pregnancy with these Symptoms

    Here are the probabilities of your chances being pregnant with these symptoms from  high to medium to low. ... more »

    Folic Acid is Important for TTC and Pregnant Women

    Folic acid supplements are often taken after a mother conceives, at that time it's often too late to prevent certain complications. ... more »

    How to be a Good Mother to Your Baby

    Being a good mother does not begin when the baby is born, it starts the moment that the baby is conceived. ... more »

    TOP Getting Pregnant, Fertility and Pregnancy FAQs

    Many couple trying to get pregnant have questions which are answered by the BabyMed FAQs. ... more »

    Impact of a Woman's Age on Pregnancy

    Does age affect fertility? Simply put, yes ages does affect fertility. The older the female is when trying to conceive the more troubles that may be encountered during the process. ... more »

    What is the best time to get pregnant for conception

    The best time to get pregnant fast and conceive are the 4-5 days prior to ovulation, and the day you ovulate. Making love after ovulation or more than 5 days before ovulation won't get you pregnant. ... more »

    Getting Pregnant: Understanding Conception

    There are three primary steps in conception: Ovulation, Fertilization, and Implantation.  Ovulation is the first step, the ejection of a mature egg from the ovary. ... more »

    Periconception and Preconception Care and Preparation

    Periconception care is an important part of getting ready for being pregnant. The best time to start your periconception prep is 2-3 months before pregnancy, before you start trying to conceive. ... more »

    Basal Body Temperature (BBT) Chart Ovulation Calendar and Ovulation Chart

    The BabyMed Basal Body Temperature BBT Chart Ovulation Calendar and Ovulation Chart makes it easy to keep and maintain an online fertility and basal body temperature chart. ... more »