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.

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. ... read more »

When Do You Ovulate and How Do You Know?

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

Moderate Caffeine May Pose Risk to Pregnant Women

According to research study results, consuming moderate caffeine amounts in pregnancy may not be detrimental to fetal growth and health. ... read more »

The Four 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 »

Fertility Diet & Lifestyle Guide for Women and Men

Your diet can affect your ability to get pregnant. Here's what to eat! ... read more »

Multivitamins May Decrease Ovulatory Infertility

Regular use of multivitamin supplements may decrease the risk of ovulatory infertility. ... read more »

Getting Pregnant After Stopping Birth Control (and the Pill)

For some, getting pregnant after birth control, such as the pill, is as easy as stopping the medication and trying to get pregnant. For others, however, getting pregnant may take more effort. ... 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 »

The babyMed Getting Pregnant Guide

This guide teaches you everything you need to know about getting pregnant, from conception and early pregnancy symptoms to the best days for sex and fertility charting. ... read more »

Pregnancy, Fertility, and Trying To Conceive

Check out our top fertility and pregnancy FAQs first, and then find valuable resources to help you on your journey to a healthy pregnancy! ... read more »

Gastric Bypass Surgery and Pregnancy

Many obese women will consider the option of gastric bypass surgery in order to lose weight and get pregnant faster. ... read more »

Fertility Tests And Testing For Women And Men

Infertility testing usually consists of several stepwise tests to detect and then treat the causes of infertility. It usually takes less than 6 weeks to find out the causes of infertility. ... read more »

Want to Get Pregnant? Find an Ugly Man!

Women wanting to get pregnant should find themselves an ugly man, new research suggests. Scientists have found attractive males produce less sperm during sex. ... 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 »

Fertility 101: The babyMed Fertility Getting Pregnant Course

Dr. Amos Grunebaum and his babyMed staff offer vital lessons on everything you need to know to help you get pregnant now! ... read more »

Do This NOW To Improve Your Chances Getting Pregnant

Many couples who have trouble getting pregnant are looking for home remedies for getting pregnant. ... read more »

Impact of a Man's Age on Fertility and Pregnancy

Trying to get pregnant can be a difficult task based on a variety of factors, but many do not consider that the age of the man may have something to do with it. ... 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 »

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 »

Impact of a Woman's Age on Fertility

Does age affect fertility? Simply put, yes ages does affect fertility. The older the female is when trying to conceive the more troubles that may be encountered during the process. ... 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 »

Sperm Created in Lab Setting: Will Men be Replaced?

Research completed in 2012 at Yokohama City University, showed that men may not be needed to produce sperm – sperm can be produced in a lab. ... read more »

12 Steps To Lose Weight Before You Get Pregnant

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

Eggs and Embryos Lost After Cleveland Fertility Clinic Mishap

Earlier this month, The University Hospitals Fertility Clinic in Ohio acknowledged that approximately 2,000 embryos and eggs had been compromised due to a malfunction causing fluctuating temperatures in the freezer. ... 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 »

Fertility in People with Childhood-onset Type 1 Diabetes

The Hjelt Institute in Finland recently completed and published a cohort study of 2,307 women and 2,819 men with type 1 diabetes. The purpose of the study was to determine the fertility outcome of patients living with child-onset diabetes. ... read more »

Your Coffee Habit is Hurting Your Fertility

Rarely a morning goes by when I don’t brew two – yes two – pots of coffee. Between me and my husband, we drink coffee morning, noon and night. There is a brief respite in the middle for some soda, water or tea, but then we end the night with coffee. ... read more »

Can I Eat Shrimp 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 »

How Reducing Stress Helps Improve Fertility

Stress plays a huge effect on people's overall health. Besides that, it has been proven that a woman's stress levels can play a big role in conceiving a child as well as in the development of the child if she is already pregnant. ... read more »

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Affect Animal Fertility

Researchers have previously found a negative effect of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) on fish. ... 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 »

Pregnancy Safety Guide

Everything you need to know about which activities, sports, foods, and exposures are safe during pregnancy. ... 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 »

Does Aspirin Improve Fertility?

Studies have shown that there is a possible improvement of pregnancy success when women who have IVF take baby aspirin. ... read more »

Fertility After Miscarriage

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

Terrorism and Fertility

You don't have to experience a terrorist attack firsthand in order to feel its effects profoundly. It touches every element of life, often with lasting effects. ... read more »

UK Study Shows Babies from Unplanned Pregnancies Develop Slower

The number of babies born with the help of fertility treatments and methods grow each year.  Still, 30-40% of the babies born in the UK are a result of unplanned pregnancy.  ... read more »

Introduction to Fertility Charting: Chapter 1

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 »

Stress and Pregnancy: How To Cope

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

Melanoma and Pregnancy

Nearly one-third of cases of melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, are diagnosed in women during their childbearing years and during pregnancy. ... read more »

A Better Night’s Rest Could Improve Pregnancy Rates After IVF

Women who take melatonin may see an increased chance of pregnancy after IVF treatments. ... 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 »

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Fertility

According to a new observational research study, the Mediterranean diet may include all the foods and nutrients the female body needs for optimal fertility. The connection between the Mediterranean diet and fertility is based on insulin. ... read more »

Infertility and Fertility Issues - Clomid Pregnancy

babyMed provides fertility and infertility information and tips to couples trying to get pregnant. We also provide fertility tools to improve your chances of having a healthy pregnancy. ... read more »

The Preconceptual Contraception Paradigm

Women with a BMI in excess of 35 kg m(2) should lose weight prior to conception - not just prior to receiving infertility treatment. ... 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 »

Periconception and Preconception Interview

The periconception and preconception interview will help you identify issues and help you have a healthier pregnancy. ... read more »

BabyMed Fertility and Pregnancy Ask & Answers

Ask a fertility and pregnancy question. Read answers. Answer other users' questions. This tool is a new way to get information and share your knowledge with others. ... read more »

hCG Levels and Pregnancy Testing

This article is about normal hCG pregnancy hormone levels implantation symptoms and bleeding and early pregnancy tests ... read more »

Negative Blood hCG Pregnancy Test

Could I still be pregnant even though my blood hCG test was negative? ... read more »

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