Implantation Bleeding and Pregnancy Symptoms

How can I tell the difference between implantation, implantation bleeding and cramping and my menstrual period? ... read 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. ... read more »

Study Explains How Egg Captures Sperm

Scientists have discovered precisely how the human egg cells capture sperm to start the process of fertilization. ... read more »

Sperm Are Not Graceful, Researchers Reveal

The latest information that researchers have discovered is that sperm are not the graceful creators some may have thought they were. ... read more »

When Does Implantation Bleeding and Spotting Happen?

Implantation happens on average nine days (6-12 days) after ovulation and fertilization. Some women report having implantation symptoms like implantation bleeding or implantation cramping. ... read more »

What Causes Pain During Pregnancy?

Pain during pregnancy is often associated with complications or labor and can be a scary thing. However, not all pain during pregnancy signals a problem. ... read more »

Missed Period But Negative Pregnancy Test: Why Is My Period Late?

Wondering why you have a missed period but a negative pregnancy test? It is normal for a pregnant woman to get a negative early pregnancy test result after a missed late period. ... read more »

Why Does Implantation Bleeding Happen?

If a fertilized egg implants in the uterus, implantation bleeding may show up, but why does implantation bleeding happen? ... read more »

What are my Chances of Conception and Getting Pregnant?

Each month there is a 20-25% chance of getting pregnant, 50% of couples take 5-6 months, and 85% get pregnant after 1 year. ... read 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. ... read more »

Fetal Heart Beat

When can the fetal heart beat be seen first on ultrasound? ... read more »

Ectopic Pregnancy: Symptoms, Risks, Causes

An ectopic pregnancy can become fatal to the mother because of potentially excessive bleeding. ... read more »

How To Conceive A Boy Or Girl: The Shettles Method

Learn how the Shettles method can help you conceive a boy or a girl! ... read more »

The Menstrual Cycle

It is important to understand the menstrual cycle in order to know what is normal and be able to identify when you may have an issue. ... read more »

What Happens The Week After Fertilization?

Fertilization usually happens within 12-24 hours after ovulation. After fertilization, the fertilized egg starts traveling down the fallopian tube toward the uterus. ... read more »

Sperm Speed

How long does it take for sperm to reach the egg? ... read more »

Fertilization

Fertilization of the egg by the sperm occurs within 12-24 hours after ovulation in the fallopian tube. ... read more »

Aspirin Does Not Improve Pregnancy Chances in In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

There is no evidence to guide use of aspirin for women undergoing in vitro fertilisation. Aspirin is often prescribed for women undergoing in vitro fertilisation to help improve their chances of achieving a successful pregnancy. ... read 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). ... read more »

Cycles Too Short

Are short menstrual cycles a problem? ... read more »

Can I get pregnant while breastfeeding?

Can we still get pregnant while I am breastfeeding? ... read more »

2WW Symptoms: Two Week Wait Symptoms

What are the signs of pregnancy? Here are the 2WW Symptoms (or Two Week Wait Symptoms) that you can look for while you wait to see if you are actually pregnancy ... read more »

Fertilization in the Fallopian Tube

How does the sperm meet the egg? In the fallopian tube? After ovulation, the egg is picked up by the fallopian tube and moves towards the uterus. ... read more »

Egg White Cervical Mucus (EWCM)

Egg white cervical mucus ( EWCM) is a type of cervical fluid that is produced right before ovulation, during a time when you are most fertile. ... read more »

Fertilization More Likely When IVF Eggs Dance to the Music

Fertility specialists in Spain discovered that fertilization rates are higher when eggs being prepped for in vitro fertilization (IVF) can dance to the music being piped into their incubator. ... read more »

Capacitation

Capacitation is an important part of fertility, and is partially responsible for the sperm entering the egg. ... read more »

Can I Get Pregnant If...? Fertility and Pregnancy Myths

There are many circumstances under which pregnancy can happen. BabyMed debunks pregnancy fertility myths. ... read more »

The BIG O - How do I Know I am Ovulating?

Finding out exactly of and when you ovulate and when your ovulation happens should be the very first step in assessing your fertility when trying to get pregnant. ... read 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. ... read more »

Implantation Timing

Based on a study published in 1999, implantation happens on average 9.1 days after ovulation with a range of 6-12 days. ... read more »

Early Ovulation

Is early ovulation a problem? ... read more »

Pregnant During My Period

Can I get pregnant during my period? ... read more »

When Does a Home Pregnancy Test (HPT) Become Positive?

When does a home pregnancy test (HPT) become positive? ... read more »

Fetal Heartbeat

When can the fetal heartbeat first be seen? ... read 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. ... read more »

The BIG O - It's All About Ovulation

Ovulation is the release of an egg from the ovary. Ovulation is essential when trying to get pregnant and unless you are pregnant your period usually begins 14 days after ovulation ... read more »

Implantation Bleeding Appearance

Implantation bleeding and spotting happen about a week after ovulation and fertilization. Implantation is the attachment of the fertilized egg, the blastocyst into the lining of the uterus. ... read more »

Egg Fertilization by the Sperm

The sperm fertilizes the egg which then moves down the fallopian tube into the uterus. ... read more »

IVF Embryo Transfer

The embryo transfer procedure with IVF is usually the last step of in-vitro fertilization. ... read more »

ICSI - What is It?

What is Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)? ... read more »

In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF): What Is It?

IVF in-vitro fertilization is defined as a procedure when eggs are removed from the ovary, fertilized outside the body and then implanted into the uterus. ... read more »

High-Powered Microscope Shows Sperm's Final Push to Fertilization

No one had ever witnessed this event before but it could become instrumental in improving the success rate of in vitro fertilization (IVF). ... read more »

Sperm Morphology - Kruger Sperm Function Test

The Krueger strict sperm test checks the sperm morphology. ... read more »

Blighted Ovum

A blighted ovum is another word for a miscarriage or missed abortion. It is a pregnancy where the egg is fertilized and implants itself to the uterine wall, but the embryo doesn't develop. ... read more »

A systematic review and meta-analysis of acupuncture in in vitro fertilisation

Currently available literature does not provide sufficient evidence that adjuvant acupuncture improves IVF clinical pregnancy rate. ... read more »

In vitro fertilization IVF for unexplained subfertility.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Apr 18;4:CD003357. In vitro fertilisation for unexplained subfertility. Pandian Z, Gibreel A, Bhattacharya S. Source ... read more »

How to Transport Semen for In-Vitro Fertilization or Intrauterine Insemination

Any couple that wants to do in-vitro fertilization may be required to transport semen to a fertility clinic for in-vitro fertilization,  semen analysis, or intrauterine insemination. ... read more »