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,.

Fertility Calendar and Ovulation Calculator

Find your fertile days accurately! ... 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 »

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 »

Motrin (Ibuprofen)

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

Allergy Shots

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

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 »

TTC and Orgasm

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

Alcohol, TTC, and Pregnancy

Even one glass of alcohol can significantly harm the developing fetus. ... read more »

Sauna While TTC

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

Heavy Lifting While TTC and During Pregnancy

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

How to Improve HIS Fertility in 12 Steps

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

After the Pill

When can I get pregnant and when should we have sex after the pill? ... 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 for Four Months

We have been trying to conceive (TTC) for four months and can't get pregnant. ... read more »

TTC After Tubal Ligation

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

Cervical Fluid and Intercourse Timing

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

Blood Donation While Trying to Conceive (TTC)

Can I donate blood while we try to conceive (TTC)? ... 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 »

IUD and TTC

When after the IUD can I conceive? ... read more »

Abstinence Before TTC?

How long should we be abstinent before TTC in order to get a good sperm specimen? ... read more »

Cervical Stenosis and TTC

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

Hot tub and TTC

Going into a hot tube while TTC ... read more »

Bath and TTC

Water comes out of my vagina, is that a problem? ... 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 »

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 »

Best Position to Get Pregnant

Find out which sex positions are the best for getting pregnant! ... read more »

Stress and TTC/Getting Pregnant

Stress can interfere with normal ovulation. So if you don't ovulate regularly, one of the causes could be stress. ... read more »

Smoking and TTC

Can smoking be a problem when I try to conceive (TTC)? ... read more »

Diet Pills

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

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 »

7 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 10 Causes of Male Infertility

We don't always know what causes infertility for a couple. Researcherstell 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 »

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 »

Fertility Concerns After an Ectopic Pregnancy

Fertility can be a complex and difficult issue for many women. After an ectopic pregnancy there are often additional concerns that have to be addressed. These are physical, but they're also mental and emotional. ... read more »

What is a Deep Cervix?

One of the less common problems that can interfere with conception is when the female partner has a deep cervix. To understand how a deep cervix affects fertility you need to understand what it is. ... read more »

Take Sex Out of the Bedroom When Trying to Conceive (TTC)

The bedroom is your place of business when you are trying to conceive (TTC), but that does not mean you have to limit your sexual encounters to the bedroom. ... read more »

Feed Fertility With These 5 Baby-Happy Foods

Optimum health depends on a healthy, balanced diet but some foods offer a little more nutritional 'oomph' than others. ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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