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.

Take Sex Out of the Bedroom When Trying to Conceive (TTC)

The bedroom is your place of business when you are trying to conceive (TTC), but that does not mean you have to limit your sexual encounters to the bedroom. ... read more »

Fertility May be Linked to Circadian Rhythm

According to a new research study, circadian rhythm may have a lot to do with menstrual and fertility cycles. ... read more »

Will I Get Pregnant if I Have Sex During My Period?

You would think with the body expelling the uterine lining during your menstrual cycle that sex during menstruation should be the safest time to go unprotected, but that is not the case. ... read more »

When is the Best Time to Have Another Baby: Pregnancy Spacing

Having a family is part luck and part planning; for some couples, it's planning part that is the most difficult. You know you want to have more than one child, but you have no idea how close together or far apart you should plan your children. ... read more »

Trying to Conceive: Bringing Romance Back to the Relationship

Operation Baby is in full effect and you are tracking body temperature, checking cervical mucus, eating healthy and exercising daily to optimize fertility. Everything is on track for conception, but it is just not working. ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

Getting Pregnant After Miscarrriage

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

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 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 »

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 »

Periconception Planning

Periconception or preconception is the time around the beginning of your pregnancy There are several things you should do before you try to conceive.  ... read more »

When Is the Best Time to Get Pregnant?

When is the best time to get pregnant? Calculate your Fertility Window with our free tools created by an OB. ... read more »

Sex During Menstrual Period

You can get pregnant if you have unprotected sex during your menstrual period because sperm can survive for up to 5-6 days, and if you ovulate within that period it's possible to get pregnant. ... read more »

Best Time To Get Pregnant Faster

The best time to get pregnant fast is to have sex or sexual intercourse once a day every day during the 4-5 days before and on the day of ovulation. ... read more »

Infertility Guide

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

Your Pregnancy To-Do Check List

Your preconception pregnancy to-do list includes vaccinations, medications, and tests. ... 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 »

Getting Pregnant After A Hysterosalpingogram

Many women wonder how long they should wait to get pregnant after an HSG a hysterosalpingogram and whether the dye might harm the fetus. ... read more »

Timing Pregnancy To A Certain Month

Timing your pregnancy in order to have a baby in a specific month is possible but it takes a lot of preparation. ... read more »

Early Symptoms of Pregnancy

Suspecting you may be pregnant or just want to educate yourself for when you do? Here is a list of those early pregnancy symptoms. ... 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 »

Seven Easy Steps to Improve Your Fertility and Get Pregnant

You can improve your fertility in 7 simple steps in less than 4 weeks. ... read more »

Pregnant with a Negative Pregnancy Test?

Can you be pregnant with a negative pregnancy test and when should it be positive? ... read more »

How long TTC to get Pregnant?

There are four factors that determine how long it takes to get pregnant. ... 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 »

How Do I Get Pregnant and Have a Baby Boy Or a Baby Girl?

How can I get pregnant and how do I get a baby boy or how do I get a baby girl is among the major questions asked by many couples. ... read more »

Early Signs Of Pregnancy

What are the early physical signs of pregnancy? What pregnancy signs show up right away? What pregnancy symptoms take a while to appear? ... read more »

Could I Get Pregnant Under These Circumstances?

There are many circumstances under which you can get pregnant, including having intercourse while on your period. ... read more »

Could I Be Pregnant Even With A Period?

The general rule is that if you had a regular period then you are not pregnant. Being pregnant even though you just had your period is a rare exception, not the rule. ... 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 »

Am I pregnant

What are my chances? What are my chances? ... read more »

Age & Fertility

As a woman gets older there is on average a 3% drop in fertility after age 35. ... read more »

The BabyMed Interactive Infertility Specialist Tool

Interactively find out if and when you should see an infertility specialist when trying 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 »

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