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.
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Good Eggs and Bad Eggs: Ovarian Reserve Testing

Good eggs and low FSH on CD 3 are important to improve chances of a healthy pregnancy. There are several blood tests to check for a woman's egg quality. ... more »
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Anovulation: Not Ovulating- An Overview

Anovulation refers to a condition in women in which an egg is not released from the ovaries. It is the #1 cause of female infertility. ... more »
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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 unexplained infertility. ... more »
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Amenorrhea: No Menstrual Period and Not Pregnant

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. ... more »
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Sex and the Five Trimesters of Pregnancy

  You’re probably thinking there only three trimesters of pregnancy, right?  After all, “tri-“ means three but it could mean that there are five distinct three-month periods associated with pregnancy and each one affects your sex life in distinctly different ways. Sex and the Pre-Pregnancy Trimester ... more »
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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: 1)   Get check-ups before trying to get pregnant ... more »
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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 »
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10 Things Nobody Told You About Your Postpartum Period

Hey, new parents, how was that trip home from the hospital?  Some new parents describe the drive from hospital to home with a new baby in tow as the most nerve-wracking, frightening, looooooongest, and slooooooooowest ride of their lives and, surely, every other driver on the road was out to get them.  But you made it!  You managed to get your precious cargo home unscathed and now you’re settin ... more »