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.

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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