The beginning of pregnancy is called conception and usually begins at the time of implantation of the blastocyst, the formation of a viable zygote, and the attachement of it to the uterine lining. This usually happens about 1 week after fertilization and ovulation.

Can You Get Pregnant From Precum (Pre-Ejaculation Fluid)?

There is a possibility to get pregnant from precum because it contains live sperms. If you have intercourse without adequate contraception thenit is possible to get pregnant from precum. ... read more »

The Path To Pregnancy - A Daily Guide To Conception

Your path to pregnancy begins with the very first day of your menstrual period and ends with the delivery of the baby, about 40 weeks late. ... read more »

Conception- What Are The Odds Getting Pregnant

Your chances getting pregnant depend on many variables including your age, your frequency of having intercourse, when you have intercourse, and other variables. ... read more »

Getting Pregnant During Menopause

While many women believe that menopause happens overnight, the process can actually take years to complete, and until then, a woman can still get pregnant! ... read more »

What Happens After Ovulation?

Most people know what happens during ovulation, but what happens after ovulation is also very important when trying to get pregnant. ... read more »

TOP Getting Pregnant, Fertility and Pregnancy FAQs

Many couples trying to get pregnant have questions which are answered by the BabyMed FAQs. ... read more »

How Often And When Should You Have Sex During Your Fertile Days?

Your chances of getting pregnant improve if you make love every 1-2 days during your fertility window which includes the fertile days 5 days before and the day of ovulation. ... 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 »

How to Avoid Using Fertility Drugs to Become Pregnant

Many couples struggling to achieve pregnancy can conceive naturally by following some simple guidelines before resorting to expensive and potentially hazardous fertility medications. ... read more »

Men Without Children At Increased Risk of Heart Disease

Researchers recently revealed that having children decreases a man's risk of cardiovascular disease. ... read more »

What is the best time to get pregnant for conception

The best time to get pregnant fast and conceive are the 4-5 days prior to ovulation, and the day you ovulate. Making love after ovulation or more than 5 days before ovulation won't get you pregnant. ... read more »

What are my Chances of Conception and Getting Pregnant?

Each month there is a 20-25% chance of getting pregnant, 50% of couples take 5-6 months, and 85% get pregnant after 1 year. ... read more »

Top Twelve Misconceptions About Conception

If you are trying to have a baby you will hear a lot of things about conception, some true but many not true. Here are the top 12 misconceptions about conception: ... read more »

Chapter 1: Introduction to Fertility Charting

Your basal body temperature BBT is the temperature of your body at rest. For fertility charting, the temperature is always taken in the morning before you move or get out of bed. ... read more »

Can I Get Pregnant With Only One Ovary?

Getting pregnant with one ovary is not only possible but usually no more difficult then if you had two ovaries. Read on and find out why! ... read more »

All About a Conception Calculator

The conception calculator can be used to estimate the date of pregnancy conception. Conception calculators use the first day of the previous menstrual cycle to estimate the date of conception. ... read more »

How To Conceive A Boy Or Girl: The Shettles Method

Learn how the Shettles method can help you conceive a boy or a girl! ... read more »

Egg Survival

Sperm usually reach the fallopian tube and the egg within minutes after intercourse. But the first sperm reaching the egg cannot fertilize the egg because they are not ready yet. ... read more »

What Happens The Week After Fertilization?

Fertilization usually happens within 12-24 hours after ovulation. After fertilization, the fertilized egg starts traveling down the fallopian tube toward the uterus. ... read more »

Staying on the Back After Sex - Increased Chances of Conception?

Does staying on my back after sexual intercourse improve our chances of getting pregnant? ... read more »

What To Do After Sex When TTC?

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

Trying To Conceive Community

A supportive community for Trying to Conceive couples. ... read more »

Baby2see Incorrect Calculation of Fertile Days and Ovulation

Baby2see is a website that supposedly helps women with fertility. As you can see below, they have no idea about the basic principles of fertility and getting pregnant. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

Sex, Female Orgasm, Conception: A Dozen Details

William Masters and Virginia Johnson took the world's bedrooms by storm when they published Human Sexual Response and Human Sexual Inadequacy in the 1960s and 1970s. ... read more »

Is Anal Sex Safe When TTC and During Pregnancy?

Is anal sex safe when we try to conceive (TTC) and during pregnancy? ... read more »

Donor Conception: How and When to Tell Your Child

Dr. Madeline Feingold is a clinical psychologist specializing in reproductive medicine. She frequently discusses with couples how and when to tell a child that its conception involved donated genetic materials. ... read more »

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? ... read more »

Progesterone Levels After Ovulation And During Pregnancy

Progesterone does a lot before and during pregnancy, and if your levels are low, you may have a problem with ovulation. ... read more »

How Long Does An Egg Live?

After ovulation, the egg lives for about 12-24 hours. Fertilization can take place only during this time period, but the sperm needs at least 9-12 hours inside the woman's body to get ready. ... read more »

Periconception and Preconception Care and Preparation

Periconception care is an important part of getting ready for being pregnant. The best time to start your periconception prep is 2-3 months before pregnancy, before you start trying to conceive. ... read more »

Questions About Chances Getting Pregnant

When women are trying to conceive, they often have questions regarding their chances of getting pregnant. There are several factors that come into play when it comes to getting pregnant. ... read more »

Getting Pregnant: Understanding Conception

There are three primary steps in conception: Ovulation, Fertilization, and Implantation.  Ovulation is the first step, the ejection of a mature egg from the ovary. ... read more »

Conception

con·cep·tion Definition: CONCEPTION the process of becoming pregnant involvin ... read more »

Mucus Plug as an early Pregnancy Sign and Symptom

The mucus plug is located inside the cervix. From early pregnancy, the mucus plug will form inside the cervical canal, as a barrier that could help protect the baby. Consequently, many women notice in early pregnancy an increase in vaginal discharge which may or may not be cervical mucus as and early pregnancy sign and symptom.  ... read more »