Getting Pregnant

Have a question about getting pregnant? Concerned about your chances of getting pregnant? Pregnancy-Info has everything you need to know about improving your chances of conceiving.  Learn more about the best times for trying to conceive, how to know when you are ovulating and what to do to prepare your body for pregnancy before you even start trying for a baby.  Also find out more about the many signs and symptoms of pregnancy so that you will know how to recognize that you might be carrying a baby.

Preparing For Pregnancy

If you and your partner have been experiencing difficulty getting pregnant, our trying to get pregnant section provides tips on improving your chances of conception, including information on fertility supplements, how your diet can be affecting fertility, as well as recommended products that can help you conceive.

Of course, there are many tools you can use to improve your chances of conceiving. We have information on how to calculate ovulation as well as how to figure out your basal body temperature (BBT), both of which can help you determine when you’re most fertile.  Also learn more about cervical mucus and what it can tell you about ovulation and read up on ovulation test kits that you can use at home.

Pregnancy preparation is also essential to improving your chances of getting pregnant. Ensuring that you and your partner are prepared physically and financially for the challenges of pregnancy and parenthood are essential.  Learn more about the importance of taking folic acid and prenatal vitamins even before you become pregnant.

Signs Of Pregnancy

Think you may be pregnant? Check out our Am I pregnant? section and learn about common pregnancy symptoms like tender breasts, a missed period, morning sickness, tiredness, and food cravings. Here, you can also calculate your due date and check out fun old wives tales to try to determine your baby’s sex.  Find out different tricks women do to try and determine if they are carrying a boy or a girl.  

Of course, proper preconception care is essential to both you and your baby’s health. Learn about how to stay fit and healthy during your pregnancy and what factors to avoid.  Find out about what food and drinks are no, nos during pregnancy and learn more about what foods are essential for staying healthy during pregnancy.

Finally, adoption can be an exciting and incredibly rewarding alternative to pregnancy. Learn about the adoption process and how to prepare yourself for this unique journey in our adoption section.  Learn more about types of adoption and about how to prepare yourself mentally for this new addition to your family.





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Hello! I am 24 and my husband and I have been trying to get pregnant for about a 8 months now! I have really bad anxiety and am very impatient ;) I am going on this week to get an ultra-sound and get on Clomid. I am still waiting for my period for this month. Today is day 28 and I am usually a 24-27. I took a test got a negative I think I held it in the stream to long:( I will wait to see if it comes. I am cramping and am extremely sleepy even after 7-8 hours? False neg. are possible right? Anyways any comments relating to my post or words of wisdom would be great:)
7 years ago
Me and my fiance have been trying to conceive for over a year now, and I have done three rounds of Clomid. My Obgyn tells me since I've had a child before that I can have another one. I've really started to loose hope. My period is always late, and I start to get excited, but it never works out. Has anyone had the same problem, and found something that worked? I'm only 24 years old and I feel like, like it's not fair. So many people are drug addicts, and irresponsibly woman are getting pregnant, why cant a good couple that are good parents have another child. We have a beautiful three year old that is our world, but we just would like to have a couple more. I've been so frustrated and emotional, because I just feel like its never going to happen for us. Is anyone have these fealings or frustrations?
7 years ago
Can you get pregnant a week before your period, and if so, will you still have that period and just miss the next one, or will you miss the first one?
7 years ago
joanne alcock
how long does cramping last after youve ovulated
7 years ago
Can anyone give me any info? I'm two weeks late (not normal for me) I have been trying to conceive for 6 months, I suffer from PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) so getting pregnant can be very hard. Over the course of the day I've been getting little brown spots of discharge. I took a HPT last week an It came back negative. I have yet to start bleeding. I would normally have by now. Is there a chance I might be pregnant? Anyone who has any information, would be realllly appreciated
7 years ago