Fertility is the ability to get pregnant, to conceive and have children. Subfertility is when a person's chances to get pregnant are decreased. Infertility is when a person cannot conceive, cannot get pregnant.

Daily Personalized Pregnancy Calendar

Here's your own daily personalized pregnancy calendar to follow your baby's development! ... read more »

Abortion, Future Fertility and Pregnancy

Does an abortion affect future fertility, ability to get pregnant or the safety of pregnancy? ... read more »

10 Common Female Fertility Myths

Here are ten of the most common female fertility myths out there. ... read more »

Can I Eat Shrimp, Lobster, or Crab During Pregnancy

It is safe to eat shrimp for a pregnant woman during pregnancy but you need to make sure it's not contaminated ... read more »

Does Having One Testicle Affect Fertility?

Is it true that having one testicle can make a man infertile? ... read more »

Fertility, Pregnancy, and Reproductive Health Glossary

Learn the many scientific words and terms surrounding fertility, reproduction, and pregnancy. ... read more »

Does Penis Size Affect Fertility?

The question of adequate penis size is an age-old question that many men ponder when they reach adulthood and beyond, especially if there are fertility problems in a relationship. ... 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 »

Weight Loss Before Pregnancy and Postpartum

Losing weight can help improve your chances of getting pregnant. ... read more »

Questions About Your Chances of 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 »

Pregnancy Acronyms and Abbreviations

Our complete list of pregnancy and fertility acronyms and abbreviations. ... read more »

Yoga for Fertility

Yoga, a practice of mind-body awareness and integration, can improve fertility. ... read more »

The Effects of Stress on Fertility

Stress is one of nature's natural contraceptives and can have a dramatic effect on healthy reproduction. The major stress hormone, cortisol, is derived from progesterone. ... read more »

Can Stress Stop You From Getting Pregnant?

While stress has not been directly linked to infertility, the physical demands on the body during stressful situations are enough to trigger natural protective instincts. ... read more »

Top Causes of Infertility

There are three major causes of infertility and they may surprise you! ... read more »

Fertility and Blood Groups

My partner and I have different blood groups. Does this affect fertility? ... read more »

What Happens When Baby Trumps Spontaneity

Having a baby is a challenge for some couples, but that challenge should not result in a broken relationship.  ... read more »

How Diabetes Could Affect Your Fertility

Diabetes doesn’t normally run in my family, but it’s been known to hit a few people. My great aunt developed it later in life and my 2nd cousin developed gestational diabetes when she was pregnant. ... read more »

Getting Pregnant: Where to Start

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

Pregnant or Want To Be? You Must Lessen Your Stress

Many pregnant women are under stress. Coping with stress in pregnancy is important to improve pregnancy outcome. ... read more »

Preventing the Negative Effects of Stress on Pregnancy

Stress is a mental condition that causes a very physical response. The last time you felt 'stressed' what were you really saying? Stress quickens heart rate, increases blood pressure, and decreases blood flow to extremities. The body physically prepares to fight a battle or run for extended distances. ... read more »

Artificial Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

Intrauterine insemination is also called artificial insemination, or IUI. Human artificial insemination with another person's sperm began being used in the 1940's. ... read more »

Your Fertile Window: The Best Time For Sex

This time in your cycle when you are most likely to get pregnant is so important. ... read more »

When Do You Ovulate and How Do You Know?

Knowing if and when you ovulate is vital. ... read more »

babyMed Pregnancy and Fertility Guides

Let babyMed guide you through preconception, getting pregnant, pregnancy and having a healthy baby. ... read more »

Meet Obie, your reproductive health coach

Obie takes a holistic approach to improving your fertility and helping you get pregnant. ... read more »

Complete Guide to Egg Donation

Not every woman is born with the ability to mature and release eggs. Some women are born without eggs at all while others suffer from diseases like Turner Syndrome and Gonadal Dysgenesis, which cause an absence of eggs. When no eggs are present, women may turn to egg donors to start a family. ... read more »

Pregnancy Safety Guide

Everything you need to know about activities, sports, and food. ... read more »

Fertility Testing for Women and Men

It usually takes less than 6 weeks to find out the causes of infertility. ... read more »

How Age Impacts a Woman's Fertility

As you get older, you may have trouble getting pregnant. ... read more »

Infertility: Fallopian Tube Obstruction Damage and Patency

Tubal damage is one of the most common causes of infertility accounting for fifteen to twenty-five percent of all infertility cases.  ... read more »

Fertility After Miscarriage

How does a miscarriage affect fertility? You may be surprised. ... read more »

Intro to Fertility and BBT Charting

Learn how to increase your chances of getting pregnant by finding out exactly when, and if you ovulate. Charting your basal body temperature (BBT) will help you learn more about your fertility and can be a very exciting way to get pregnant. ... read more »

How Alcohol Affects Your Pregnancy

Pregnant or planning to be? Stop drinking. ... 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 »

Fertility Diet Guide for Women and Men

Good nutrition can improve fertility! ... read more »

Ask Dr. Amos: Fertility and Pregnancy Questions

Dr. Amos answers your fertility and pregnancy questions! ... read more »

Could Welfare Hurt Your Fertility Rate?

The prevailing public opinion is that women on welfare are having lots of babies. People believe this because they think women on welfare don’t control themselves, they lack education and knowledge, or they do it for some sort of additional public assistance. ... read more »

Improve Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

There are several steps you can take to boost your fertility and improve your chances of getting pregnant and having a healthy baby. ... read more »

Can I Drink Coffee When TTC or Pregnant?

There is still much to learn about the impact of coffee and caffeine on pregnancy. ... read more »

What Is an LH Surge?

There are three phases of your menstrual cycle: follicular phase, ovulatory phase, and luteal phase. In terms of the luteinizing hormone (LH) surge, the ovulatory phase is most important. ... read more »

Your New Year Fertility and Pregnancy Guide

Is this the year you will get pregnant? Have your baby? Start a family? ... read more »

How Should We Counsel Couples About Fertility And Age?

Fertility is directly related to age, and counseling a couple about their fertility as they get older is very important. ... read more »

20 Fertility Myths That May Keep You From Getting Pregnant

Some fertility myths could be keeping you from getting pregnant. ... read more »

Why Are My Breasts Sore After Ovulation?

Why are my breasts be sore and tingling after ovulation? There can be several reasons for breast soreness, ranging from an impending menstrual period to a pregnancy. ... read 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. ... read more »

When Is Your Fertility Window?

You only have 5-6 fertile days in your cycle to get pregnant. ... read more »

Your Workplace and Your Pregnancy Health

Some jobs can affect your reproductive health and the health of your family. There are things you can do to protect yourself and stay safe at work. ... read more »

Tubal Ligation or Sterilization For Contraception

After having children, some women choose to have a tubal ligation to prevent future pregnancies. ... read more »

Cancer and Fertility in Men

Cancer not only affects the health and look of the outer body, but also the processes occurring inside the body. While cancer as a disease may not affect fertility, the treatments that are used to eradicate the cancer can leave men infertile. ... read more »

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