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,.

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 »

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 »

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 »

Getting Pregnant Guide

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. ... read more »

Ovulation Calculator and Calendar: The Most Precise Tool To Find Out When You Are 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. ... read more »

Preconception No-Nos

Getting pregnant may be the easy part, changing your life around to prepare for baby may be a little harder. There are a number of things you need to avoid prior to even thinking about trying to conceive. ... read more »

Erectile Dysfunction and Male Fertility

Erectile dysfunction is one of those problems that can simply make you feel like less of a man. In our culture, we place so much emphasis on the male sexual ego that it can literally be devastating to some men. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

The Baby Dance Can Become A Drag For Guys Too

Be honest, men. 'Honey, I'm ovulating' isn't exactly the sexiest mating call in the animal kingdom. If you've been trying to conceive for a while, the whole process can get to be a bit mundane. ... read more »

Naked Twister and Other Sexy Valentine’s Day Games

Just because you are a married couple trying to conceive (TTC) does not mean you have to spend Valentine's Day worrying about ovulation, body temperature, and fertility treatments. ... read more »

7 Fast Ways to Boost Your Male Fertility

Male fertility is a complex animal. Granted, it's not nearly as complex as female fertility, but it's still complex. There are a great many factors that go into determining whether or not you'll be able to do your part in creating that bundle of joy. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

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. ... 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 »

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. ... read more »

Sex, TTC, and Getting Pregnant

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

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. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

Are Water Skiing or Boarding Safe During Pregnancy?

Can I water ski while trying to conceive (TTC) and during pregnancy? ... read more »

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. ... 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 »

What are the Odds of Conceiving and Having a Baby?

Your chances of getting pregnant each month depend on many factors such as your age, your weight, and how long you have been trying to get pregnant. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

Women with Asthma Could Face Delay in Becoming Pregnant

A new study suggests it may take longer for women with asthma to conceive than it does women without the condition. This research adds to mounting evidence that asthma has a negative effect on fertility. ... 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 »

Some Women Seeking Fertility Treatments Too Early

According to research completed by the University of Utah'sDepartment of Family and Preventative Medicine, some women seek out andreceive fertility treatments before such treatment is clinicallyindicated. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

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? ... read more »

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. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

Love and Understanding: The Invisible Tools of Conception

How do couples make it from the darkest times to the brightest moments in life? Love and understanding are the invisible tools of successful conception. ... 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 »

Irregular Menstrual Cycles and Ovulation

Not ovulating and having ovulation problems is the #1 reason in women for difficulties getting pregnant. ... read more »

When to Work on Your Fertility

Fertility is at the heart of reproduction, conception, pregnancy and parenthood, but many couples do not give fertility a passing thought until something goes wrong in the process. It is then that couples want to know when to work on fertility. ... read more »

Clomid During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

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

Fertinex During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Fertinex during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Preconception Medical Issues

When trying to conceive (TTC), preconception health is crucial for women facing medical issues, especially if medication is needed to control symptoms of the condition. ... read more »

Lupus, Fertility and Pregnancy

Lupus, or systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), is a disorder that affects how the body's immune system reacts to the skin, heart, lungs, jointsand brain and various other organs. The immune system attacks the bodyleading to a constant state of inflammation. ... read more »

Home Ovulation Tests and Stress in Women Trying to Conceive

Technology is constantly changing the face of fertility treatment. According to a new study published in the journal Human Reproduction, home ovulation tests don't change the stress level infertile women feel, but they may increase the likelihood of conception. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

Is It Safe To Ski During Pregnancy?

Is it ok to ski when trying to conceive (TTC) and during pregnancy? ... read more »

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 ... read more »

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