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,.

Sperm Speed To Reach the Egg

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Common Ejaculation Problems in Men

When a man has an ejaculation problem, he may think he is the only man on earth that can't ejaculate just right. ... read more »

How Often Should We Have Sex When Trying to Conceive (TTC)?

When trying to get pregnant how often should you have sex? Every day or every other day? Wait for the ovulation predictor kit (OPK) to become positive? Or when the basal body temperature goes up? ... read more »

Top 10 Causes of Male Infertility

We don't always know what causes infertility for a couple. Researchers tell us that about a third of conception problems have to do with a male factor and about a third are to do with the female partner. ... read more »

Fertility Calendar and Ovulation Calculator

Find your fertile days accurately! ... read more »

Having Sex to Get Pregnant

Exactly which day should we have sex when we TTC? ... read more »

Timed Intercourse

How should we time sex? ... read more »

How Much Exercise Is Too Much For Fertility?

The healthier you are, the easier it will be for you to conceive. By maintaining a healthy weight and eating right, your reproductive organs will work better, as will the rest of your body. ... read more »

Diet Pills

Are diet pills ok to take when I try to conceive (TTC)? ... read more »

Phentermine - Diet, Pregnancy, and Miscarriage

Phentermine is categorized as category C in pregnancy because it is chemically related to amphetamines, which have been shown to cause miscarriages and birth defects. ... read more »

Sauna While TTC

Can my husband use a sauna while we try to conceive (TTC)? ... read more »

TTC and Orgasm

Does orgasm kill sperm when trying to conceive (TTC)? ... read more »

IUD and TTC

When can I conceive after using an IUD for contraception? ... read more »

Hot Tubs and TTC

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

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. ... read more »

Diet Pills, Pregnancy, Fertility, and Conception

The risk of fetal alcohol syndrome is too great, and avoiding alcohol altogether during conception is best. Another thing you should avoid during your conception is taking diet pills. ... read more »

How to Improve HIS Fertility in 12 Steps

His diet is very important when trying to get pregnant. Following these 12 steps will help improve his fertility. ... read more »

Getting 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. ... read more »

How To Get Pregnant After The Pill and Other Birth Control

The first step in trying to get pregnant is to stop taking the pill. ... read more »

Mother’s Day for Women Trying to Conceive

Mother's Day is supposed to be a happy celebration of life and dedication. For women who have been trying to conceive, however, the day can feel more like a smack in the face than a celebration. ... read more »

Forward Folds: Five Yoga Poses to Increase Your Fertility!

Looking for ways to enhance your fertility? Yoga may be the answer you’ve been looking for. ... read more »

Swimming While Trying To Get Pregnant

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

7 Things Men Should Avoid When Trying to Conceive

Getting your partner pregnant isn’t always as easy as it sounds. It may seem a little bit ironic that many men spend their single days hoping they won’t accidentally get a woman pregnant. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

7 Fertility Myths Busted

There is a lot of conflicting information out there about what can help you get pregnant as well as what can impede pregnancy. Check out these 7 common myths which might be getting in the way of success! ... read more »

Navigating Fitness While Trying to Conceive

Learn how to increase your fertility while trying to conceive by incorporating simple workouts into your daily routine. ... read more »

When to Work With an Adoption Agency

Before seeking adoption there are various considerations that need to be discussed between couples and with other children in the household, if applicable. ... read more »

Dealing with Pregnancy Envy

Have you ever felt like if another one of your friends calls, texts, emails or put on social media her exciting baby news, you’re going to explode? ... read more »

How to Get Pregnant After Birth Control in 12 Steps

There are many open questions about getting pregnant after birth control. Read here about 12 steps of what to do. ... read more »

Lifestyle Changes to Boost Male Fertility

Male fertility is affected by many factors. There are genetic factors, such as a predisposition to low testosterone. There are physical factors, such as a blocked vans deferens, keeping sperm from entering the ejaculate. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

My Infertility Journey: Ovulation Tracking Obsession (Part 4)

I'd been reading a lot about getting pregnant and was surprised to discover that there are actually only two to three days a month during which a woman can get pregnant. These days depend on your cycle. ... read more »

Sexual Health in Pregnancy and Beyond

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. ... read more »

Three Meal Ideas When Trying to Conceive

There have been plenty of studies analyzing the relationship between a woman’s diet and her fertility. With a few simple tips in mind, you can change your diet today to help increase your chances of getting pregnant. Check out these 3 meal ideas for some inspiration! ... read more »

Allergy Shots

Is it safe to receive allergy shots when trying to conceive (TTC) and during pregnancy? ... read more »

Motrin (Ibuprofen)

Is taking Motrin (Ibuprofen) OK when trying to conceive (TTC)? ... read more »

Running and TTC

Does running interfere with me getting pregnant? ... read more »

Electric Blankets

Can I use electric blankets while we try to conceive (TTC) and during pregnancy? ... read more »

Waterbed

Is is safe to use a waterbed while we try to conceive (TTC) and during pregnancy? ... read more »

Heavy Lifting While TTC and During Pregnancy

Is heavy lifting OK when trying to conceive (TTC) and during pregnancy? ... read more »

After the Pill

When can I get pregnant and when should we have sex after the pill? ... read more »

Irregular Cycles and TTC

Two months ago my cycle was 30 days, now it was 26 days when should we TTC? ... read more »

Do I Need an OPK To Get Pregnant?

An ovulation prediction kit or OPK is created to measure the amount of luteinizing hormone in the urine. ... read more »

TTC after the IUD

IUD removed three months ago ... read more »

Sex before or on the day of EWCM?

The reason why it's suggested to make love regularly, two to three times per week, is not just to take the stress out of TTC. Making love frequently will probably get you pregnant faster. ... read more »

TTC After Tubal Ligation

Tubal Reversal Surgery vs. IVF ... read more »

Time of the Day and TTC

Does it make a difference what time of the day we try to conceive (TTC)? ... read more »

Cervical Fluid and Intercourse Timing

When is the best time to try to conceive (TTC)? ... read more »

Cervical Stenosis and TTC

Can cervical stenosis prevent me from getting pregnant? ... read more »

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