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.

No Menstrual Period and Not Pregnant - Diagnosis and Treatment

If you have amenorrhea and you don't have a period and are not pregnant, then certain tests can be done to find out why you are not getting your period.

Pregnancy Tools and Fertility Tools

Pregnancy and fertility tools to help you improve your chances of getting pregnant and having a healthy pregnancy. Chinese Pregnancy Calendar, Ovulation Calculator, Due Date Predictor, etc.

Can Changes In Your Cervix Diagnose Pregnancy?

For women who track their cervical position in order to determine fertility, many wonder if there is a correlation between the position of the cervix and early pregnancy symptoms and diagnosis.

Can I Get Pregnant With Only One Ovary?

Getting pregnant with one ovary is not only possible but usually no more difficult then if you had two ovaries. Read on and find out why!

Infertility is When You Have Problems Getting Pregnant

A couple is considered to be infertile if they have not conceived after 12 consecutive months of unprotected intercourse (6 months if the woman is over 35 years old) or earlier if there are known issues. If pregnancy does not happen as expected, or there are are infertility issues, both  male and female partners need to get tested for fertility.

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.

Basal Body Temperature and Air Conditioners

Since tracking your basal body temperature to identify rises in temperature could signal that you ovulating, what effect do air conditioners have on BBT and getting pregnant?

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 of getting pregnant.

Ovulation Symptoms and Signs

Signs and symptoms of ovulation include mittelschmerz, light pelvic pain on one side of the pelvis, spotting, changes in cervical mucus, breast tenderness.

Carbohydrates and Infertility

The amount and quality of carbohydrate in diet may be important determinants of ovulation and fertility in healthy women.

Top Causes of 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 unexplained infertility.

Getting Pregnant Faster

Want to get pregnant right now? Here is a plan to help you get pregnant and have the baby of your dreams!

How Many Days Am I Fertile Each Month?

Many couples want to know how many days each month they can get pregnant but there are things you need to know first, such as, when do you ovulate and how long are your menstrual cycles?

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.

Is Late Ovulation A Problem?

Late ovulation (after CD 20-21) increases the risk of implantation failure and miscarriage.

Can You Use An OPK As A Pregnancy Test?

An ovulation predictor kit and a pregnancy test each check for a different hormone, which makes one stronger than the other in confirming a pregnancy.

Ovulation Pain: Mittelschmerz

Mittelschmerz is the result of the distention of the ovary either shortly before, during, or after ovulation.

What Happens After Ovulation?

Most people know what happens during ovulation, but what happens after ovulation is also very important when trying to get pregnant.

Can I Take FertilAid And Clomid Together?

Can I take FertilAid and Clomid together? FertilAid's proprietary blend unites select herbal ingredients that have been shown to enhance fertility and increase the chances of conception.

How Many Months Can Clomid Be Taken?

How many months can Clomid be taken? Clomid is an oral fertility medication used to induce ovulation in women who have are not ovulating to help them get pregnant.

What Happens If I Have No Cervical Mucus?

Having insufficient cervical mucus prevents the sperm from moving up the cervix, and could also be a sign that you don't ovulate, which are two barriers to conception.

Clomiphene Despite Normal Ovulation

Why would Clomiphene help if I ovulate regularly?

When Can I Get Pregnant After Stopping the Pill?

When can I get pregnant after stopping the pill? It is perfectly safe to start trying to conceive as soon as you stop the pill, but when you will conceive is a good question.

Tracking Fertility: OPK vs. BBT

Which is a better method of tracking fertility — using an ovulation predictor kit (OPK) or basal body temperature (BBT) charting? What works better to determine when I am ovulating?

Ovarian Function Testing

How do you test ovarian function? As part of evaluating a couple for infertility, many doctors test the ovaries to see if ovulation happens normally. This can be done in a number of ways.

Late Menstrual Period - What Next?

“My period is late, what do I do now?” This is probably the most frequent question we get from women who are trying to conceive (TTC.) The first step is finding out if you ovulated this month; the nex

Why Is My Period Late?

Why is my period late? This month, it came 5 days later than it usually does. Does this mean that something is wrong with me?

Coverline: How To Draw It On Your Temperature Chart

How to draw a coverline when fertility charting.

Abnormal BBT Chart

Is there such a thing as an abnormal BBT curve? BBT chart cannot be classified as normal or abnormal. However, try to be more specific about what it is that you see.

Sex And Basal Body Temperature (BBT)

When should we have sex asked on my rise in basal body temperature? When is it too late to conceive according to BBT? When is it too early to conceive?

Iron Intake Diet and Risk of Ovulatory Infertility

Consumption of diet with iron supplements and nonheme iron from other sources may decrease the risk of ovulatory infertility.

Protein Intake and Ovulatory Infertility

Replacing animal sources of protein with vegetable sources of protein may reduce ovulatory infertility risk.

Obese Couples and Infertility

Couples have a high risk of being subfecund and infertile if they are both obese and overweight.

What Is An Estrogen Surge/Spike?

What is an estrogen surge/spike? Just prior to ovulation you may have an “estrogen surge or spike” — a marked increase in the presence of estrogen.

Can Stress Delay My Period?

I've been so stressed out and my period has been late for the past few months. I keep thinking there must be a correlation, but I'm not sure. Can stress delay my period?

OPK and PCOS

I have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and Im trying to get pregnant. Can I still use ovulation predictor kits (OPKs) to predict my ovulation or will my results be skewed?

Can Female Orgasm Cause Ovulation?

The process that leads to ovulation happens over a time period of 10-12 days and includes the gradual increase of estrogen over a period of several days.

Can Ovulation Occur At Any Time During the Cycle?

I've heard that you can pregnant at any time of the month, but I'm not sure that is true. Can ovulation occur at any time during the cycle? Can it happen more than once?

Is A Normal Menstrual Cycle 28 Days Long?

Menstrual cycles can vary from one woman to another as well as for each woman, and ovulation does not always happen on the exact same day, even in women with regular cycles.

Egg Survival

Sperm usually reach the fallopian tube and the egg within minutes after intercourse. But the first sperm reaching the egg cannot fertilize the egg because they are not ready yet.

Can Obesity Prevent Ovulation?

Can obesity prevent ovulation? The presence of adipose or fat tissue in obese women leads to a decrease of sex hormone binding globulin, and an increase in androgens (male hormones).

My Progesterone Was Low On Blood Test

I recently had a progesterone blood test level done on CD 21 and it was 0.5 ng/ml. Is that low progesterone level a problem? What does low progesterone mean?

Spotting After Chemical Pregnancy

I just had a chemical pregnancy and now I'm spotting. Is spotting after chemical pregnancy normal? After a chemical pregnancy, it may take some time for your body to return to its regular rhythm.

Ovulation Problems Besides Not Ovulating

I know I am ovulating, but still having trouble getting pregnant. What could go wrong with my ovaries besides not ovulating? What else can effect ovarian function?

Hypothyroidism - Anovulation

I have a low thyroid condition, can that be a cause of my ovulation problems?

IUI (Intrauterine Insemination) After hCG Shot

Pregnancy rates are generally higher when insemination is done before rather than after ovulation. Doing IUI after ovulation would be too late as it doesn't get you pregnant.

32-Day Cycle And Ovulation

My menstrual cycles are longer than the typical 28 days. My cycle is usually 32 days, so when do I ovulate? Is there a way that I can find out the exact day I ovulate?

28-Day Cycle And Ovulation

My cycle is 28 days, when do I ovulate? Is there a way that I can find out the exact day I ovulate? What if my cycles are shorter than 28 days?

When To Take A Pregnancy Test To Get Best Results

Despite the claim that home pregnancy tests are effective as little as two to three days before the first day of your next menstrual cycle, the human body does not always live up to this expectation.

Your Fertile Window: The Best Time For Sex

The "Fertile Window" are the days in your cycle when intercourse is most likely to result in pregnancy. This fertile window last for 6 days — it begins 5 days prior to ovulation and lasts until the day of ovulation.

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