The first step to take when you want to have a baby is to educate yourself. For a lot of couples, getting pregnant seems easy but for others, it can take a long time. Some have to resort to reproductive technology. More couples today want to learn more about all the ways they can get pregnant faster as well as happy a healthy pregnancy and baby. These articles will inform you about all you need to know to get pregnant now!

Menstruation and Menstrual Health Questionnaire Results

You've completed the menstruation and menstrual health questionnaire! We are emailing you a link to your results. If you don't get an email within a few minutes, check your spam and trash folders. ... read more »

Your Implantation Bleeding Signs and Symptoms Report

You've completed the online implantation bleeding signs and symptoms test! We are emailing you a link to your results. If you don't get an email within a few minutes, check your spam and trash folders. ... read more »

What Is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a medical condition that affects the uterus, fallopian tubes, and sometimes other parts of the body. Endometrial tissue grows outside the uterus and can be located on the fallopian tubes, the ovaries, the bowels, bladder, and sometimes behind the uterus, bowels or bladder. ... read more »

Getting Pregnant: Where to Start

Here's where to start in your pregnancy journey! ... read more »

Chances of Conceiving During Your Menstrual Cycle

Your chances of getting pregnant based on the menstrual cycle ... read more »

Boost Your Fertility: Get Pregnant Faster

This plan will help you get pregnant faster! ... read more »

Foreplay: Best For Lubrication When Trying To Get Pregnant

Sufficient lubrication, the secretion of fluid from the vaginal walls and glands, is an essential part of enjoying sex and when getting pregnant. ... read more »

Implantation Bleeding: Symptoms and Signs

Implantation bleeding and spotting happens within 1-2 days after arrival of the blastocyst in the uterus. Learn the signs of implantation. ... read more »

Lubricants and Trying To Get Pregnant

Up to 50% of couples report problems with proper lubrication. When you are trying to get pregnant, every single sperm counts and you don't want to do anything that impairs the sperm count and/or function. ... read more »

Getting Pregnant After a Tubal Ligation

Getting pregnant after a tubal ligation is possible but requires additional surgery or procedures such as IVF. A tubal ligation is a procedure that cuts and interrupts the fallopian tubes. ... read more »

Valentine’s Day Is the Perfect Time to Conceive

Have you ever heard the old wives' tale about how some couples have trouble conceiving because they are over-thinking the process? Well, there may be some truth to that tale after all. ... read more »

Getting Pregnant After Age 40

Pregnancy in your 40s can be a challenge. ... read more »

After 3 Boys What Will The Next One Be?

Having already 3 boys you may think it's a foregone conclusion that the next baby is going to be another boy, but in reality your chances are about equal between a boy and a girl. ... read more »

How Much Does Infertility Treatment Cost?

High cost is one of the top reasons for not going to see a reproduction specialist.   ... read more »

Dr. Amos' Pregnancy 101 Q&As

Are you trying to conceive? Are you pregnant? Here you'll find all the answers to your most burning pregnancy and fertility questions! ... read more »

Fertility Tools and Calculators to Help You Get Pregnant

Calculate your pregnancy due date, find your fertile days and create an ovulation and fertility calendar calculator. ... read more »

At-Home Artificial Insemination: The Turkey Baster Method

Step-by-step instructions for getting pregnant using artificial insemination at home using the "Turkey Baster" method. ... read more »

The Ericsson Method Of Gender Sex Selection

The Ericsson (albumin) method has been used for medically assisted gender selection techniquesince around the mid 1970's and was pioneered and patented by Dr. Ronald Ericsson. ... read more »

50 Things To Do In The Two-Week Wait (2WW)

During the two week wait (2WW) you may want to keep busy and stop obsessing. You have done everything trying to get pregnant. You have had sex regularly, enough and at the right time ... but now you are facing the dreaded 2WW. ... read more »

New! Fertile Window Coverage Calculator

Calculates the fertile window and ovulation day likelihood ... read more »

Sexual Positions and Getting Pregnant

It is possible to conceive from any sexual position, but those which allow deepest penetration may have an advantage over others. ... read more »

Folic Acid Before Conception Helps Prevent Birth Defects

Folic acid intake is essential during pregnancy. ... read more »

Fathers Should Abstain From Alcohol Prior to Conception

50% of infertility due to sperm issues ... read more »

His Bones Are an Important Part of Fertility

I always knew my partner’s health would affect his fertility, just as my health affects my own fertility. ... read more »

How long does it take to get pregnant?

This article will tell you how long it takes to get pregnant and what the odds of getting pregnant are. ... read more »

Trying to Conceive Two Week Wait (2ww)

Two Week Wait - Trying To Get Pregnant ... read more »

Can I Get Pregnant With Irregular Periods?

When I stopped having periods I was absolutely thrilled I was finally pregnant. We’d been trying for a while with no luck, but when pregnancy tests all read negative I immediately visited my gynecologist who suggested I see a fertility specialist. ... read more »

What Is Conception? How Does Pregnancy Happen?

Getting pregnant and conception can be complicated. On this page we describe in 7 steps the physiology of getting pregnant and conception. ... read more »

References for hCG Levels in Pregnancy

References 1.Barnhart KT, Simhan H, Kamelle SA. Diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound above and below the beta-hCG discriminatory zone. Obstet Gynecol 1999;94:583–7. Gnoth and Johnson. Strips of Hope: Accuracy of Home Pregnancy Tests and New Developments ... read more »

The Best Time to Take Folic Acid Is Before Pregnancy

Folic acid protects against neural tube defects. ... read more »

Getting Pregnant after Vasectomy

If you have had a vasectomy and decide that you want to have more children, here is some information for you and your partner. One option is vasectomy reversal. ... read more »

Having Sex to Get Pregnant

Exactly which day should we have sex when we TTC? ... read more »

How Much Exercise Is Too Much For Fertility?

The healthier you are, the easier it will be for you to conceive. By maintaining a healthy weight and eating right, your reproductive organs will work better, as will the rest of your body. ... read more »

Factors That Affect How Long It Takes To Get Pregnant

When couples ask,"How long does it take to get pregnant?" they are often focused on the reproductive side of their body. ... read more »

Earliest Diagnosis of Embryo

When can the embryo first be seen on ultrasound ... read more »

One Testicle and Male Fertility

Is one testis enough to conceive? ... read more »

Vaginal Douching Decreases Fertility

Fortunately, fewer and fewer women are still in the habit of douching. While it might make you feel cleaner in the moment, it can actually have a negative effect on your fertility if you’re trying to conceive. ... read more »

Can Dreams Reveal Pregnancy Before A Home Pregnancy Test?

is it really possible to dream that you are pregnant before a positive pregnancy test? ... read more »

How Likely Are You Trying To Get Pregnant Now With COVID-19?

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic we have asked our babyMed visitors whether they are more or less likely trying to get pregnant now. ... read more »

Climate and Conception Are Related

It has been established that the climate and the season have tremendous effects on various aspects of human and animal life. This has been understood since the times of Hippocrates and Aristotle. Hippocrates once said that a full and complete study of medicine must take into consideration the season and the effect of the season’s climate. ... read more »

Weight, BMI, Fertility and Pregnancy

There are many things that can affect a woman's ability to conceive. One of the most prominent causes for fertility problems is weight. ... read more »

Can I Get Pregnant If...?

Can I get pregnant while breastfeeding? Having sex only once? Without an orgasm? Read on and find out those looming questions: "Can I Get Pregnant If....?" ... read more »

Forward Folds: Five Yoga Poses to Increase Your Fertility!

Looking for ways to enhance your fertility? Yoga may be the answer you’ve been looking for. ... read more »

Premature Ejaculation and TTC

He comes too fast, what can we do? ... read more »

The Best Lubricant When Getting Pregnant

Which lubricants can we use when we TTC? ... read more »

Displaced Window of Receptivity and Implantation Timing

Besides fertilization, embryo attachment to the uterine lining (implantation) represents the most critical step of the reproductive process in many species. ... read more »

Why Prenatal Vitamins and Other Supplements are Important

Prenatal vitamins and other supplements are advised for women who are trying to conceive, who are pregnant, and who are nursing. ... read more »

Swimming While Trying To Get Pregnant

It is safe to go swimming when trying to get pregnant. It does not affect sperms or implantation. ... read more »

Preparing for Pregnancy Emotionally

Preparing for pregnancy emotionally can be more difficult than preparing physically because emotional needs vary from person to person.  ... read more »

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