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.

Obesity and Reproduction: Impact and Intervention

Obese women undergoing fertility treatment should lose weight and be advised about fertility and pregnancy risks of obesity. ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Fertility After Miscarriage

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

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 »

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 »

10 Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms

These 10 signs and symptoms (such as implantation bleeding, sore breasts and nausea) can tell you early on that you could be pregnant. ... read more »

Environmental Toxins Linked To Fertility and Pregnancy Issues

Toxic chemicals are widespread. If you use commercial cleaning products, pesticides, and plastic containers, you may be exposing yourself and your family to poisonous substances. ... read more »

Preconception and Periconception Care and Trying To Conceive

Preconception and periconception care are important aspects of your prenatal care and your way to improve your chances having a healthy pregnancy ... read more »

Difference Between Pregnancy and Fertility Myths

You want to do the best to get pregnant and have a healthy baby. But the more you read, the more you get confused. ... read more »

Fertility Friend - Fertilaid Trying To Get Pregnant

Fertilaid help you get pregnant faster. It is is a fertility supplement designed by Dr. Grunebaum using all-natural and non-prescription formulas to enhance fertility and improve reproductive health. ... read more »

Fertile Despite PCOS

Can I be fertile and have PCOS? ... read more »

Infertility Guide

All your questions about infertility and how to get tested for fertility answered. ... read more »

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? ... read more »

Roll of Progesterone in Fertility, Pregnancy and Corpus Luteum

Progesterone is a steroid hormone initially secreted by the corpus luteum, an area in the ovary which develops after ovulation. ... read more »

hCG Human Chorionic Gonadotropin During Pregnancy

You will find here hCG levels and all the hCG information and facts about the pregnancy hormone which increases by at least 60% every 2 days until it reaches 1,200 mIU/ml. ... read more »

Before You Get Pregnant

Healthy Pregnancy Starts Before You Conceive. That's why you should see a doctor and take a prenatal supplement plus folic acid before getting pregnant. ... read more »

How Does An Unicornuate Uterus Affect Fertility?

Pregnancy can occur in a woman with a unicornuate uterus, but women with a unicornuate uterus who do become pregnant encounter certain risks. ... read more »

What is a Tipped Uterus?

The medical term for a “tipped uterus” is an “anteverted” (tilts forward) or a “retroverted uterus” (tilts backward). Neither rarely, if ever, is this a cause of infertility. ... read more »

What are the Odds of Conceiving and Having a Baby?

Your chances of getting pregnant each month depend on many factors such as your age, your weight, and how long you have been trying to get pregnant. ... read more »

Trying To Get Pregnant?

Our trying to get pregnant pages will provide you will all the fertility tools and information to help you have a healthy pregnancy and baby ... read more »

Ovulation - It's All About the BIG O

At the beginning of a menstrual cycle, several ovarian follicles begin to mature and develop in the ovaries under the influence of pituitary hormones. ... 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 »

Your best tips for trying to conceive (TTC)

Trying to conceive and getting pregnant can sometimes be more difficult than expected and many couples want to learn more about how to conceive. How can you improve your chances of getting pregnant? ... read more »

How do you check the cervical mucus for fertility?

I have heard that I should check my cervical mucus for fertility. How do you do this? ... read more »

Anovulation - Why Some Women Don’t Ovulate

Ovulation is necessary for getting pregnant, and some women have trouble getting pregnant because they do not ovulate (anovulation). ... read more »

When Am I Most Fertile?

Couples who are trying to conceive naturally wonder when they are more fertile. They are several ways to track your most fertile days to conceive. ... read more »

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