For many couples getting pregnant is easy. However, for others getting pregnant can take a long time and they have to resort to reproductive technology. For this reason, there is a growing number of couples whose first step when trying to get pregnant is to learn more about all the ways they can get pregnant faster and healthier.

Luteal Phase Defect - Diagnosis

The diagnosis of a luteal phase defect (LPD) is usually straightforward and can be made within 1-2 months. A luteal phase defect (LPD) is associated with fertility problems due to shortening of the luteal phase, the time between ovulation and the next period. ... read more »

Preparing for Pregnancy Emotionally

Preparing for pregnancy emotionally can be more difficult than preparing physically because emotional needs vary from person to person.  ... read more »

Can I Get Pregnant If....?

Can I get pregnant while breastfeeding? Having sex only once? Without an orgasm? Read on and find out the looming question: "Can I Get Pregnant If....?" ... read more »

Benefits Of Folic Acid During Preconception

It is suggested that women who have the potential of getting pregnant take a supplement of 400-800 mcg of folic acid a day to prevent birth defects of the brain and spinal cord, called neural tube defects (NTDs). ... read more »

When Is the Best Time to Take a Pregnancy Test?

When is the best time to take a pregnancy test? That depends upon the type of test. The two primary tests check the hormone levels found in urine and blood.  ... read more »

The babyMed Getting Pregnant Guide

This guide teaches you everything you need to know about getting pregnant! ... read more »

Implantation Calculator

This calculator calculates important days of implantation, bleeding, symptoms, and when to expect a positive pregnancy test. ... read more »

Can You Get Pregnant From Precum (Pre-Ejaculation Fluid)?

There is a possibility to get pregnant from precum because it contains live sperms. If you have intercourse without adequate contraception thenit is possible to get pregnant from precum. ... read more »

Ovulation Calculator and Calendar: When Are You Most Fertile?

Our ovulation calculator is based on scientifically correct data, not on myth or folklore. Find your fertile days accurately! ... read more »

Best Position To Get Pregnant

Find out which sex positions are the best for getting pregnant, as well as how to maximize the possibility of pregnancy after sex. ... read more »

How to Improve His Fertility

Male infertility is the reason that almost half of couples seek infertility treatments. There are several things a man can do to improve his fertility. ... read more »

Your Fertility Window: How Many Days and When?

Your "fertility window" consists of the 5-6 fertile days of your menstrual cycle 4-5 days before and the day of ovulation when intercourse is most likely to result in pregnancy. ... read more »

Dr. Amos' Fertility and Pregnancy e-Book

Read Dr. Amos' eBook about pregnancy, fertility, trying to get pregnant, and the postpartum period. Everything you need to know! ... read more »

How Does a Home Urine Pregnancy Test Work?

A home pregnancy test allows you to perform a test right in your own home to see if you are pregnant, but how accurate is it? ... read more »

When to Work on Growing Your Family

Times have changed. Couples are now living together for years, sometimes even decades, before choosing when to work on growing a family. ... read more »

When Can You Get Pregnant?

For women still trying to conceive, the looming question remains, when exactly can you get pregnant? When you ovulate? Have your period? While using a condom? ... read more »

Fertility 101: Easy Babysteps to Getting Pregnant

The four most common problems related to conceiving are: ovulation problems, sperm/male infertility problems, pelvic/fallopian tube problems and cervical mucus problems. ... read more »

Infertility Guide: Why Can't We Get Pregnant?

Your guide to infertility – learn about problems, diagnosis, and treatment. ... read more »

Will Aspirin Help Me Get Pregnant?

For the average woman trying to conceive, Aspirin won't make a difference in improving pregnancy outcome. However, there are rare cases where taking a baby aspirin a day may help maintain a pregnancy. ... read more »

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 »

Ovulation Predictor Kit - OPK

An ovulation predictor kit (OPK) is an at-home test you can use to measure the amount of luteinizing hormone your body is producing. The OPK allows you to detect this increase which gives you the ability to predict ovulation. ... read more »

Ovulation and the Menstrual Cycle

The timing of the menstrual cycle and ovulation is one of the most important things a woman should understand about her body since it is the determining factor in getting pregnant. ... read more »

What Happens the Week After Fertilization?

Fertilization usually happens within 12-24 hours after ovulation. After fertilization, the fertilized egg starts traveling down the fallopian tube toward the uterus. ... 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 »

How to Get Pregnant Faster

Want to get pregnant as soon as possible? This plan will help you have the baby of your dreams! ... read more »

Dr. Amos' Pregnancy 101 Q&As

Are you trying to conceive? Are you pregnant? Here you'll find all the answers to your most burning pregnancy and fertility questions! ... 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 »

Can I Get Pregnant With Only One Ovary?

Can you get pregnant if you only have one ovary? Do you ovulate with one ovary How does conception occur? ... 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 »

Getting Pregnant After Miscarrriage

How long after a miscarriage should I wait before getting pregnant? ... read more »

Ovulation The BIG O: What Is It And Why It's Important

"How do I know whether I am ovulating?" is one of the most important and frequent questions we get on BabyMed. There are several ways to find out if you are ovulating. Some of these you can do yourself at home. Others require help from your doctor. ... 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 »

Earliest Diagnosis of Embryo

When can the embryo first be seen on ultrasound ... read more »

Can I Get Pregnant the First Week After Giving Birth?

For the first six to eight weeks after giving birth to my first, second, third and fourth children, I did not want ANYTHING to do with sex. ... read more »

How Long Before Pregnancy After Stopping The Pill

The birth control pill commonly referred to as simply 'The Pill,' supplies hormones to the body essentially tricking the body into thinking it's pregnant. ... read more »

How to Conceive a Boy or Girl: The Shettles Method

Learn how the Shettles method can help you conceive a boy or a girl! ... read more »

Pregnancy Depression

Although pregnancy is one of the happiest times in life, 10-20% of pregnant women experience depression. ... read more »

Is Breast Tenderness a Pregnancy Sign?

Most women experience breast tenderness from time to time. Breasts may feel achy, have shooting pains, or simply feel full and heavy. Sore breasts typically occur due to hormonal fluctuations. ... read more »

Can You Get Pregnant From Dried Sperm?

Foreplay, masturbation, and cuddling are all common ways to get semen on hands and penis, but what happens to sperm when semen dries? ... read more »

Fertility After Miscarriage

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

Getting Pregnant During Menopause

While many women believe that menopause happens overnight, the process can actually take years to complete, and until then, a woman can still get pregnant! ... read more »

Does My Fertility Decrease if I Have Been on The Pill?

There is no evidence birth control reduces fertility. Clinical studies have suggested that pregnancy rates after long-term birth control use are nearly identical to those in women who've never taken birth control. ... read more »

Tips for Keeping Intimacy Alive During Infertility Treatment

As you get into treatment, you'll be told when to have sex and when to abstain and it can be easy to get caught up in the 'we have to have sex tonight because the doctor called' cycle. ... read more »

At-Home Artificial Insemination: The Turkey Baster Method

Step-by-step instructions for getting pregnant using artificial insemination at home using the "Turkey Baster" method. ... read more »

20 Things You Probably Don't Know About Making Babies

You may know all the smoothest moves and have pillow talk perfected to the point of poetry but there’s more to making babies than that. Check out these 20 things you probably don’t know. ... read more »

Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo Ready to Start Baby-Making

Nick Lachey just got hitched to Hollywood hotty Vanessa Minnillo and he's not waiting around for fatherhood to 'just happen.' The star has been quite vocal about wanting children. ... read more »

Getting Pregnant After a Hysterectomy

Can I get pregnant after a hysterectomy? Can a woman with no uterus carry a child with no uterus? Can somebody else carry a child for her if she has no uterus? ... read more »

Pregnancy Symptoms - Am I Pregnant?

Answers to all your questions about early signs and symptoms of pregnancy. In addition to the common pregnancy signs and symptoms you may also want to read more about physical pregnancy signs. ... read more »

Preconception Introduction

Most people prepare their cars better for a weekend trip than they prepare their bodies for a pregnancy. This is an introduction to preconception. ... read more »

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