Does Ovulation Always Occur on Cycle Day (CD) 14?

The most widely held fertility myth is that women always ovulate on Day 14 of their cycle. Nothing is further from the truth. ... read more »

I Have No Cramps or Spotting: Is That Normal?

Do all pregnant women have spotting or cramps? I have heard that many women have had cramps and spotting but I haven't had any yet. ... read more »

Is A Normal Menstrual Cycle Always 28 Days Long?

Menstrual cycles can vary from one woman to another as well as for each woman, and ovulation does not always happen on the exact same day, even in women with regular cycles. ... read more »

Can I Pass Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) to my Unborn Baby?

I contracted genital warts from my previous boyfriend and now I want a baby. Should we start using condoms every time we have sex and try to adopt? ... read more »

Why is Folic Acid Important for Pregnancy?

What is folic acid and what does it do? ... read more »

MSG in Pregnancy

Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is an amino acid used as a food additive and flavoring. There are some studies which have shown adverse effects in the nervous system of animals. ... read more »

How Much Caffeine is in...?

How much caffeine is there in coffee and other caffeinated products? ... read more »

hCG Levels and Sex of the Fetus

Could hCG levels signify whether you may be having a boy or a girl? A recent study says there is some evidence to support this idea. ... read more »

What Are Causes of Spotting?

What are the possible causes of spotting? ... read more »

Down Syndrome Screening

You can screen for Down syndrome by ultrasound as early as 11-12 weeks. Screening is done with an ultrasound examination and two blood tests, and it can detect up to 90% of Down syndrome fetuses. ... read more »

BBT Basal Body Temperature and Ectopic

Does my BBT chart indicate that I have an ectopic pregnancy? ... read more »