Can I Have a Healthy Pregnancy at 41 Years ... or Older?

A woman should never assume that just because she has reached age 40, she cannot have a healthy pregnancy. ... 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 »

Positive Home Pregnancy Test and Period

My home pregnancy test was positive but my period came ... read more »

Too Much Sex When Trying to Conceive (TTC)

Too much sex can be a problem when you are trying to conceive because it may lower his sperm count. ... read more »

Abortion, Future Fertility and Pregnancy

Does an abortion affect future fertility, ability to get pregnant or the safety of pregnancy? ... read more »

Bowel Movements and Miscarriage

I have very hard bowel movements, can that cause a miscarriage? ... read more »

Chicken Pox Exposure and Pregnancy

I had chicken pox, and now I am pregnant ... read more »

Length of Bleeding

Does the length of my menses (bleeding) have an effect on my menstrual cycle? ... read more »

Clomiphene and Cancer Risk

Does clomiphene increase cancer risk? ... read more »

Can Bumping Abdomen Cause Miscarriage?

Can bumbing against my abdomen lead to a miscarriage? ... read more »

Getting Pregnant While On The Pill

Can I get pregnant while on the pill? ... read more »

Anthrax Vaccine and Male Fertility

My husband received the anthrax vaccine several years ago while in the army. Could that affect our chances of having a healthy baby? ... read more »

Follistim Contraindications

What are the contraindications to Follistim? ... read more »

Does Toxemia (Preeclampsia) Recur?

I had preeclampsia (toxemia) in my last pregnancy. What are the odds of it repeating? ... read more »

Can Spicy Foods Induce Labor?

Can eating spicy foods in pregnancy induce labor? ... read more »

Sperm Speed To Reach the Egg

How long does it take for sperm to reach the egg? ... read more »

When to Start Clomid (Clomiphene Citrate)

When do I start Clomid (clomiphene citrate)? ... read more »

What is a Miscarriage?

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a pregnancy before 23-24 weeks of pregnancy, before the fetus becomes viable. The medical term of miscarriage is a "spontaneous abortion." ... read more »

Double Ovulation And BBT Charting

I am charting my ovulation by using basal body temperature charting. I know I can determine ovulation this way, but can I also detect double ovulation on my BBT? ... read more »

Ovulation timing

Does a woman ovulate each month? ... read more »

Missed Period, Cramping and Cramps

What do cramping and cramps mean after a missed AF? ... read more »

Hashimoto Disease and Anti-Thyroid Antibodies

What is the affect of Hashimoto Disease and Anti-Thyroid Antibodies on pregnancy? ... read more »

How Long Does Sperm Live

After ejaculation sperm can live in the vagina for up to two hours, but most die in the vagina within minutes after ejaculation. Once they move through the cervix into the uterus, they can survive longer, up to 5 days. ... read more »

Tanning During Pregnancy

Can I use a tanning bed during pregnancy? ... read more »

Antibiotics Safety in Pregnancy

Are antibiotics safe to take during pregnancy? Generally antibiotics are needed to treat an infection, and benefits far outweigh possible risks. ... read more »

Threatened Abortion And Bed Rest

A threatened abortion is diagnosed when there is vaginal bleeding prior to 20 weeks of the pregnancy. ... read more »

Is Shingles Infection Contagious?

Can I get infected with shingles from my husband? ... read more »

What are the Odds of Ectopic Pregnancy?

The odds of having an ectopic pregnancy, a pregnancy outside the uterus, depend on many doifferent factors. ... read more »

Factors Affecting Radiation and X-Rays In Pregnancy

Most diagnostic X-rays have radiation levels too low to hurt the pregnancy. The following are among the important factors ... read more »

Chlamydia Symptoms

What are the symptoms of Chlamydia?   ... read more »

Can I Eat Too Many Carrots During Pregnancy?

Carrots do not harm the fetus and eating a lot cannot lead to too much Vitamin A ... read more »

BBT Temperature Drop and Ovulation

Does the temperature drop before or after ovulation? ... read more »

IVF Twin and Triplet Rates

According to the 2005 CDC data on IVF in-vitro fertilization, about 1 in 3 IVF cycles resulted in a pregnancy. And of these pregnancies, about 1 in 3 pregnancies were twins, triplets or higher: Of these pregnancies, 28.5% were twins, and 4.4% were triplets (300+ times higher than natural pregnancies).   ... read more »

Hot Tubs and TTC

Does going into a hot tub while TTC pose a risk for men? ... read more »

Amniocentesis and Activity

What activity can I do after the amniocentesis? ... read more »

What Are PMS Symptoms?

What is premenstrual syndrome? Do all women experience PMS? What are the signs and symptoms of PMS? ... read more »

Herpes Prevention During Childbirth

How to prevent herpes spread during pregnancy. ... read more »


What are DHEAS? ... read more »

No Periods, Not Ovulating?

If I don't have my periods does that mean I am not ovulating? ... read more »

Progesterone Supplements

When should I take progesterone supplements? ... read more »

Risk of miscarriage over 35 years old

Do women at 35+ years of age have a greater risk of miscarriage? ... read more »

What Are X-Rays?

 X-rays are a form of radiation. This kind of radiation is invisible. X-rays are used to make "pictures" of the bones and organs. ... read more »

Toxoplasmosis Infection by Trimesters

During which trimester is infection worse? ... read more »

Can a labor induction be done at home?

A labor induction is usually defined as a process to soften and open the cervix and get a pregnant woman into labor. ... read more »

Can Hand Texture Predict the Sex of Your Baby?

Myth: The texture of your hands can predict the sex of your baby. ... read more »

Fetal Heart Rate and Baby's Sex

Can fetal heart rate predict my baby's sex? ... read more »

Clomiphene (Clomid)

How does clomiphene (Clomid) work? ... read more »

Does Hypothyroidism Cause Infertility

Does a low thyroid level contribute to infertility? ... read more »

One testis and male fertility

Is one testis enough to conceive? ... read more »

Causes of Abnormal Endometrial Lining

What are the causes of an abnormal endometrial lining? ... read more »