Trying to conceive or TTC is when you are trying to get pregnant. When TTC you essentially have sex so that the sperm can meet the egg and fertilize the egg. Sperm is deposited in her vagina, moves up the uterus and fallopian tube to meet the egg. For most couples that means you stop birth control, you need to ovulate, know your ovulation signs and symptoms, you know your fertile days, have regular sexual intercourse throughout the menstrual cycle and at the right time and that he has enough and good quality sperm,.

Ovulation and Fertility Calculator - Most Precise: When Am I Most Fertile?

This free and most precise ovulation and fertility calculator will tell exactly when you are most fertile and creates a calendar to identify your fertility window.

Sexting: Romance for the Digital Age

While couples trying to conceive can use sexting to promote intimacy and sexual interest, there are a few rules to the game.

Can I Get Pregnant While Breastfeeding?

I just gave birth and I'm breastfeeding. I'm wondering if I can get pregnant while breastfeeding and whether breastfeeding can be used as a contraceptive.

How To Get Pregnant After The Pill And Other Birth Control

It is safe to get pregnant as soon as you stop birth control, stop the pill, or have the IUD removed? Getting pregnant after birth control is not as complicated as many believe.

Is It Safe To Ski During Pregnancy?

Is it ok to ski when trying to conceive (TTC) and during pregnancy?

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.

Late Menstrual Period - What Next?

“My period is late, what do I do now?” This is probably the most frequent question we get from women who are trying to conceive (TTC.) The first step is finding out if you ovulated this month; the nex

Are Thermogenics Safe During Pregnancy?

Can I thermogenic supplements during pregnancy? The best selling thermogenic formulas are combinations of two drugs: caffeine and ephedrine...

Does One Testicle Affect Fertility?

Twelve years ago my husband had his right testicle removed following a sport-related accident when he was 14 years old. I am 24, and we have been TTC. Does having one testicle effect fertility?

Can I Get Pregnant Before I Have My First Postpartum Period?

You can get pregnant before you have your first postpartum period.

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.

Naked Twister and Other Sexy Valentine’s Day Games

Just because you are a married couple trying to conceive (TTC) does notmean you have to spend Valentine's Day worrying about ovulation, bodytemperature and fertility treatments.

Guide to Getting Pregnant

This guide teaches you everything you need to know about getting pregnant, from conception and early pregnancy symptoms to the best days for sex and fertility charting.

Timed Intercourse

How should we time making love?

Sperm Speed

How long does it take for sperm to reach the egg?

What To Do After Sex When TTC?

What should we do after he ejaculates when we are trying to conceive (TTC)?

Trying To Conceive Community

A supportive community for Trying to Conceive couples.

Sex, TTC, and Getting Pregnant

Sex and sexual intercourse are a required part of getting pregnant and trying to conceive.

Having sex to get pregnant

Exactly which day should we have sex when we TTC?

Can Stress Stop You From Getting Pregnant?

While stress has not been directly linked to infertility, the physical demands on the body during stressful situations are enough to trigger natural protective instincts.

When to Work on Your Sex Life

At the heart of pregnancy is sex. If couples do not have intercourse, independent of in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and other assisted reproductive techniques (ART), pregnancy will not occur. Sex is an intimate activity driven by emotion.

Maximize Your Fertility Quiz by BabyMed.com

This Fertility Quiz is not just about making love but also about improving your fertility. There are many things you should and should not do to maximize your fertility.

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

Masturbation

Can my husband masturbate while we TTC?

Detecting Ovulation Issues With OPK

Ovulation issues and detection of ovulation such as with OPKs and typical ovulation symptoms are among the most important issues in trying to get pregnant couples.

Trying To Conceive: Improving Your Chances

Your best chance to get pregnant is if you have sex and make love egularly during your 6 fertile days (day of ovulation and the 5 preceding days).

Sexy Songs: Bringing Back the Magic

Trying to conceive does not have to always be a game of fertilitycalendars and conception calculators. Sometimes, in the heat of tryingso hard, all you have to do is let romance happen and there is no better time than Valentine's Day.

Bringing Sexy Back With Role Playing

Sex is at the heart of trying to conceive (TTC). It is not uncommon for couples to have sex multiple times a week or even multiple times a day, in an effort to conceive. However, the longer a couple tries to conceive, the more planned and tedious sex can become.

Frequency of Sex and TTC - Every Day Or Every Other Day

Unless you have IVF or in-vitro fertilization it is necessary to make love  and have sex  during the 5-6 fertile days leading up to ovulation and the day of ovulation.

TTC: How Often Should I Have Sex During Fertile Days?

"How often should I have sex" is a common question when trying to conceive. Every day or every other day?

Are Water Skiing or Boarding Safe During Pregnancy?

Can I water ski while trying to conceive (TTC) and during pregnancy?

7 Fertility Myths Busted

Fertility and conception expert Dr. David Knight, of Australia sees many couples experiencing difficulty getting pregnant. Knight suggests there might be some simple fixes to easy problems.

Top "Am I Pregnant" Questions

"Am I Pregnant?" and "Could I be Pregnant?" are the top health questions in both women trying to get pregnant and women trying not to get pregnant.

Swimming While Trying To Get Pregnant

It is safe to go swimming when trying to get pregnant. It does not affect sperms or implantation.

Is Breastfeeding Preventing Me from Getting Pregnant?

Some women experience lactation amenorrhea while breastfeeding. Amenorrhea is the cessation of your monthly period. Hormones associated with breastfeeding affect reproductive cycles.

Do I Have to Stop Breastfeeding to Get Pregnant?

You do not have to stop breastfeeding to conceive, but conception is harder for some women while breastfeeding. Prolactin (breast milk stimulating hormone) may suppress ovulation making it difficult to track fertility and to get pregnant.

Age and Female Fertility: New Discoveries Challenging Old Theories

General medical knowledge for the past 50 years has maintained that a woman's fertility drastically declines after age 35. This has caused many women in their late 30's and early 40's to go running to a fertility doctor at the first sign of difficulty conceiving.

Racehorse Secretariat Inspires Extreme Infertility Treatment

Making babies is another record-setting claim to fame attributed to Secretariat. Today, Dr. Atilla Toth is helping fertility-compromised humancouples make babies by using pregnancy preparations inspired bySecretariat's breeders.

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.

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.

Fertility 101: Lesson 09 - Create That 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.

Preconception Medications

As you step back from the medicine cabinet it hits you ' can I takethese same medications when I'm pregnant? How about before I conceive?

Romance and Conception: Valentine’s Day is the Perfect Time to Conceive

Have you ever heard the old wives' tale about how some couples have trouble conceiving because they are over-thinking the process? Well, there may be some truth to that tale after all.

Factors Affecting Pregnancy in Later Years

Before actively trying to conceive, a woman may want to consider the factors that affect pregnancy after age 35 and the steps she can take before and after pregnancy that will ensure the best outcome.

What is a Fertility Mecca?

Fertility treatments are viable options for many couples, but when treatments are unsuccessful or too expensive, couples may turn to alternatives to improve fertility, including holistic medicine, acupuncture and travel to the most fertile places on earth.

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.

Clomid During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Clomid (Clomiphene) during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use?

Trying to Conceive (TTC): 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.

How to Celebrate Labor Day With Your Partner When Trying to Conceive

Trying to conceive (TTC) can seem like a life consuming goal that you and your partner are working together towards. For many couples, holidays are difficult for a number of reasons.

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