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.

Fertility and TTC After Birth Control

When and how to get pregnant after birth control depends on what type of birth control you were using. You can get pregnant as soon as your body is ovulating again. ... read more »

Cervical Mucus EWCM Ovulation Fertility Pregnancy

The cervical mucus is produced by the cervix and changes consistency throughout your menstrual cycle based on hormones associated with ovulation. ... read more »

Cervical Mucus: Checking Fertility in 12 Steps

Checking your cervix and cervical mucus for fertility changes can improve your chances of getting pregnant. ... read more »

Can I get pregnant while breastfeeding?

Can we still get pregnant while I am breastfeeding? ... read more »

Fertility Awareness and Natural Family Planning For Contraception

Information about fertility awareness helps to fulfil the broader definition of the services many family planning clinics offer. ... read more »

Breastfeeding as Birth Control - Not a Good Idea

Breastfeeding is not a good birth control and it does not effectively prevent pregnancy. Once you resume sexual relations after delivery, there is a good chance you could get pregnant. ... read more »

Infertility is When You Have Problems Getting Pregnant

A couple is considered to be infertile if they have not conceived after 12 consecutive months of unprotected intercourse (6 months if the woman is over 35 years old) or earlier if there are known issues. If pregnancy does not happen as expected, or there are are infertility issues, both  male and female partners need to get tested for fertility. ... read more »

How to Get Pregnant Again in 12 Steps

So you already have a child and now you are trying to get pregnant again. Easy? Maybe not. Read our 12 step program. ... read more »

Fertility 101: Lesson 09 - Create Ovulation Fertility Chart

Learning about your fertility through a BBT chart is a very exciting way to get pregnant! It makes you understand your body and often gives TTC more of a purpose. ... read more »

How To Get Pregnant in 3 Months or less in 12 Steps

The BabyMed 12 step program explains how 2 get pregnant in 3 months or less. ... read more »

Acupuncture to Treat Infertility and Improve Fertility

Recent sudies show that acupuncture, an ancient Chinese medicine treatment that relies on the painless but strategic placement of tiny needles can improve fertility and treat infertility. ... read more »

Clomiphene, Metformin, or both for Infertility in PCOS

Clomiphene is superior to metformin in achieving live birth in infertile women with the polycystic ovary syndrome, although multiple birth is a complication. ... read more »

Depression + Metabolic Syndrome = Elevated Risk for Diabetes

A recent study from Canada finds an elevated risk for diabetes when a person has both depression and metabolic syndrome; the diabetes risk is higher when the two disorders are combined than when only one or the other disorder is present. ... read more »

Sex and Trying To Conceive TTC Pregnancy Quiz

Take this sex quiz and find out how much you know about sex, pregnancy and trying to conceive ... read more »

Basal Body Temperature (BBT) 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 »

How to Increase Fertility: Dr. Amos' 12-Step Program

The Dr. Amos 12 step fertility improvement program will improve your chances of getting pregnant and help you have a healthy pregnancy and baby. ... read more »

Obese Couples and Infertility

Couples have a high risk of being subfecund and infertile if they are both obese and overweight. ... read more »

Polar Body Analysis Increases Fertility

Researchers have found a means of detecting an egg's ability to produce a fetus in women with monogenic diseases. ... read more »

Temperature or Symptothermal Method for Contraception?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A method of natural family planning that closely monitors two indicators of fertility is just as effective as oral contraception in preventing unwanted pregnancies if used correctly, European researchers report. ... read more »

Pregnancy: Questions and Answers

The BabyMed Ask & Answer tool is a way to get information and share your knowledge. We have several categories for questions and answers, such as getting pregnant, pregnancy signs and much more! ... read more »

How to Make Love When You Are Trying to Get Pregnant

Fertility and pregnancy should not be the only reason for making love. Sometimes it is nice just to enjoy the person you love without the underlying need for a baby. ... read more »

Can The BBT Temperature Curve Determine Pregnancy?

If you haven't had your period 15+ days after ovulation on the BBT temperature curve, then a pregnancy is likely. ... read more »

Pregnancy and Fertility Information Community

Join our Pregnancy and Fertility Information Community at babyMed.com ... read more »

Daily Fiber Intake and Reproductive Function

A diet high in fiber is significantly associated with decreased hormone concentrations and a higher probability of anovulation. Further study of the effect of fiber on reproductive health and of the effect of these intakes in reproductive-aged women is warranted. ... read more »

Assisted Reproductive Technology and Body Mass Index

Obesity has a significant negative effect on ART outcomes. Patients with BMI > 30 kg/m(2) have up to 68% lower odds of having a live birth following their first ART cycle compared with women with BMI < 30. ... 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 »

Top Getting Pregnant Frequently Asked Questions FAQs

The BabyMed Top Twenty Getting Pregnant FAQs answer your most important fertility and Preconception questions. ... read more »

Top Twelve Misconceptions About Conception

If you are trying to have a baby you will hear a lot of things about conception, some true but many not true. Here are the top 12 misconceptions about conception: ... read more »

Ovulation Prediction Methods: OPKs Ovulation Predictor Kits

For many couples the most important information for trying to get pregnant is to answer the question: "When will ovulation happen". Fortunately, there are several methods which predict when ovulation will happen. ... read more »

Cervical mucus assessment can be useful to time intercourse

Assessment of cervical mucus can help identify your fertile days ... 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 »

Fertility and Pregnancy News

Read here about the most recent fertility and pregnancy news. ... read more »

Infertility and Fertilty Issues and Community

Infertility is defined when you cannot get pregnant for 12+ months ... read more »

Newborn Pain Increases with Smoking

Newborns may be more stressed if mother chooses to smoke during the pregnancy, researchers are reporting this month. ... read more »

Ask Dr. Amos: Fertility and Pregnancy Questions

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

The Dr. Amos Blog

Welcome to the Dr. Amos Blog. This blog is written and edited by Dr. Amos Grunebaum. ... read more »

Men's Health Guide

Men's health is vital when trying to get pregnant. So many things can affect a man's fertility, and being in optimal shape is vital for men who are trying to conceive. ... read more »

Seven Myths Fertility Doctors Often Hear

Here are the most common misconceptions and myths I often we hear: 1. 'I am 35 years old and there is no need to worry about getting pregnant until much later on." ... read more »

Testing the OPK at the Right Time of Day

It is important to start using the ovulation prediction kit at the right time during the menstrual cycle. It is important to start using the ovulation prediction kit at the right time during the men ... read more »

Improving Fertility with Fat? Some Fat May Be Good For You

Should you diet and eat a low-fat diet when you want to get pregnant? Hold on: Some fat is good for you. ... read more »

Five Steps to Get Ready For A Healthy Pregnancy

Getting pregnant should be fun but sometimes it's not so easy. Find out how to improve your chances getting pregnant. Tools, charts, tips, advice and more. ... read more »

Birth Control Pill Affects Partner's Choice

There could be a link between birth control and a woman's ability to secure and keep her selected partners. This link could lead to difficulty reproducing. ... 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 »

Carbohydrates and Infertility

The amount and quality of carbohydrate in diet may be important determinants of ovulation and fertility in healthy women. ... read more »

Late Menstrual Period - What Next?

“My period is late, what do I do now?” This is probably the most frequent question we get from women who are trying to conceive (TTC.) The first step is finding out if you ovulated this month; the nex ... read more »

Coverline: How To Draw It On Your Temperature Chart

How to draw a coverline when fertility charting. ... read more »

Cultural Necessity For Pregnancy

In some cultures, the inability to become pregnant leads to shunning from the people of the same culture. ... read more »

What is the Probability of Pregnancy with these Symptoms

Here are the probabilities of your chances being pregnant with these symptoms from  high to medium to low. ... read more »

Fertility and Infertility Information and Preconception Tips

At BabyMed we provide fertility ovulation pregnancy conception tips and fertility information to women trying to get pregnant. ... read more »

Early and Home Pregnancy Test Info and HPT and hCG levels

Early home pregnancy tests detect the pregnancy hormone hCG human chorionic gonadotropin in your urine. ... read more »

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