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.

Stress pregnancy and fertility

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

Stress can affect your fertility and 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 »

Can Stress Increase Risk of Miscarriage?

During pregnancy, prolonged or extreme stress will result in immediate effects on the body, but the long-term effects may be life changing. Researchers have linked stress early in pregnancy to increased risk of miscarriage. ... 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 physical prepares to fight a battle or run for extended distances. ... read more »

Stress Could Reduce Fertility

A study was done linking stress levels to infertility. According to the report, women who have higher than normal stress levels could have more difficulty conceiving. ... read more »

The Effects of Stress on Fertility

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

Pregnancy Calendar

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

Your Fertility and Fertile Window: When Is It?

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

Top "Am I Pregnant" Questions

"Am I Pregnant?" and "Could I Be Pregnant?" are the top health questions in both women trying to get pregnant and women trying not to get pregnant. ... read more »

The babyMed University Fertility Course

Dr. Amos Grunebaum offers vital lessons in the babyMed Fertility Course about everything you need to know to help you get pregnant now! ... read more »

Periconception Tip #3: Improve Your (and His) Health

Periconception tip #3 out of the 10 preconception tips that will help you improve your pregnancy chances and have a healthy baby. ... read more »

When Do You Ovulate and How Do You Know?

If and when you ovulate should be the very first step in assessing your fertility ... read more »

Egg-White Cervical Mucus and Fertility

Egg white cervical mucus (EWCM) is stretchy, like raw egg white, and vital to determining your most fertile days. ... read more »

Can I Drink Coffee During Pregnancy?

Limited intake of coffee during pregnancy is safe. Most studies have shown that it's safe to have coffee in pregnancy as long as it's less than 3 cups or the equivalent of 300 mg of caffeine a day. ... read more »

Alcohol, TTC, and Pregnancy

Even one glass of alcohol can significantly harm the developing fetus. ... read more »

The Connection Between Fertility and Astrology

Is there a connection between your fertility and your astrology sign? ... read more »

Top 20 'Getting Pregnant' Frequently Asked Questions FAQs

Your most important fertility questions answered. ... read more »

20 Fertility Myths That May Keep You From Getting Pregnant

There are many fertility myths and misconceptions circulating about ovulation and when to have intercourse, and some of them could be keeping you from getting pregnant. ... read more »

Pregnancy Safety Guide

Everything you need to know about which activities, sports, and foods are safe. ... read more »

Forward Folds: Yoga Can Increase Your Fertility!

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

Fertility Course Lesson 6: Chart Your Fertility

If you are anxious to get pregnant soon, learning how to keep a BBT (basal body temperature) chart is vital. ... read more »

Fertility Diet Guide for Women and Men

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

How Alcohol Affects Your Pregnancy

Women who are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or are at risk for pregnancy should not drink any alcohol. ... read more »

How Age Impacts a Woman's Fertility

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

Impact of a Man's Age on Fertility

It's true, a man's advancing age may affect his fertility. ... read more »

Improving HER Fertility

Medical studies are providing new information all the time that can help women improve their fertility. Changing certain behaviors is the first step to improving your overall fertility. ... read more »

Healthy Recipes for Fertility

Check out these healthy recipes for maximizing fertility.  Use these simple, delicious recipes to maximize your fertility. ... read more »

Clomid: Everything You Need To Know

The most important thing to know is that Clomid is a medication to induce ovulation, not necessarily pregnancy. Clomid will not get you pregnant alone. Here is all you need to know about Clomid. ... read more »

Pregnancy After Menopause: Is It Possible?

Menopause is seen as a time a woman’s life when she is no longer able to bear children because of the change in hormones throughout the body. So what does it mean when a woman gets pregnant? ... read more »

What Are the Different Types of Twins?

Confused about different types of twins? Do the words dizygotic and monozygotic have you cross-eyed? Monochorionic vs. dichorionic? Here is a clear explanation of all four types. ... read more »

Ovulation Symptoms and Signs

When trying to conceive, the single most important factor is finding out if and when you ovulate. Find out what signs to look for that indicate you may be ovulating. ... 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 »

January Jones: Healthy Pregnancy with Prenatal Yoga

January Jones, affectionately known as Betty Draper for her critically acclaimed role in the AMC series, 'Mad Men,' is the latest A-lister to jump on the prenatal yoga bandwagon. ... read more »

Fertility Testing for Women and Men

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

Essential In/Fertility Work-Up Checklist

Follow this fertility testing checklist and learn how to get pregnant faster. ... read more »

What Is Your Fertility Stage?

Your fertility stage defines how likely it is for you to get pregnant. ... read more »

How to Improve HER Fertility in 12 Steps

You can improve your chances of getting pregnant by following our 12 step program. ... read more »

Dr. Amos' 15 Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy

These preconception and pregnancy tips ensure that you can improve chances getting pregnanct and having a healthy baby ... read more »

Is Fennel Safe In Pregnancy?

Fennel refers to a flavoring obtained from the fruit of Foeniculum vulgare. Fennel oil is used in perfumes. ... read more »

What Are My Odds of Having a Baby

Your chances and odds having a baby depend on three issues: Ovulation, Sperm, and Fallopian Tubes. ... read more »

Coverline and BBT Charting

The coverline is a horizontal line drawn in your basal body temperature BBT chart after ovulation has been established. ... read more »

The Five Most Important Fertility Factors

The five factors which determine when you get pregnant include ovulation, mother's age, sperm count, fallopian tube patency, and sex timing. ... read more »

A Tipped Uterus - Trouble getting pregnant?

The medical term for a 'tipped uterus' is an 'anteverted' (tilt forward) or a 'retroverted uterus' (tilt backwards). Neither rarely if ever is the reason for infertility. ... read more »

Time of Implantation and Loss of Pregnancy

In most successful human pregnancies, the conceptus implants 8 to 10 days after ovulation. The risk of early pregnancy loss increases with later implantation. ... read more »

hCG injection before ovulation

The hCG shot contains a hormone call hCG or Human Chorionic Gonadotropin ... read more »

What Does it Mean if I Can't Reach My Cervix?

It is often completely normal if you cannot reach or feel the cervix. ... read more »

Erratic BBT curve

My BBT temperatures are all over the place ... read more »

Fertility Blend

Will the Fertility Blend help me get pregnant? ... read more »

Diet and Lifestyle in the Prevention of Infertility

Following a fertility diet may favorably influence fertility in otherwise healthy women. Further, infertility cases due to ovulation disorders may be preventable through diet and lifestyle changes. ... read more »

What Affects BBT?

Which factors other than fertility affect the BBT? ... read more »

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