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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got a ? if i have been on so many brith controlls in i stop takleing them in aug 2011 can i end up pregnant soon i have been trying me and my boyfriend has been trying for awhile in i havent got pregnant yet what can i use to get pregnant
7 years ago
Ok so here's my story november 2009 i had a miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy together, i was taken into hospital not even knowing i was even pregnant, was told by an a&e nurse that i was she told me she thought i had, had a miscarriage and that was that or so me and my partner thought. I had an appointment at my local doctors who told me i was still pregnant and had to go for a scan (as you can imagine myself and my partner were a bit excited) had the scan and they couldnt see anything then had an internal scan and still couldnt see anything, we were then sent home and told to go back a few days later to see what was happening. we went we had the scan then we were told it was ectopic and that my hormone levels were rising not one person actually sat us down and explained what was going on. we were then finally told that they were taking me down to theater just to see what was going on but still nobody really told us anything when i came round i had a nurse come and see me and basically tell me that my baby was so close to being in my womb (not what i wanted to hear obviously) still didnt really know what had happened. In the morning i was told that i had to get out of bed so the bed that i was in could be changed this was at 7-8 am i asked a nurse what was happening but never really got an answer so i asked when i would be going home as i had my daughter to get back to and i was told that i could go when i wanted i left the hospital with no pain killer or explaintion of what surgry i had, had or what stiches i had. sorry for boring you all with my story but me and my partner have been trying for a baby now for the past year and i cant get any answers out of anybody
7 years ago
Okay so my bf n I had unprotected sex. And he deffinitly shot off inside of me it happened on monday 22nd.of august when we had the sex and on the 28th nd 29th I experianced sum bleeding light tho only lastd 2days but the thing is I already had my period on the first of that month(august) . It is now september 20th and I woke up with a tiny bit of blood in my underwear ,the second time I went to the bathroom there was very light pink blood on the toliet paper .. And I've had rlly bad cramps nd it hurts on my lower right side which is maken me feel sick . I'm not sure if its my period or spotting ??
7 years ago
I have not taken the pill for about 5-6 weeks, and i bled for 5 days amost straight away as normal (starting 12th Aug - 17th Aug). Since then me and my boyfriend have been trying to convieve every 2-3 days. My period was due on the 9th and is now 4 days late and i have taken a pregnancy test a week ago it was neg, maybe i took it too early or is my period being late a side effect of coming off the pill? so confused!! another factor is i took 4weeks off the pill then had a break instead of the normal 3 weeks on pill then 7 day break. Will this effect my cycle and make it 35 days instead of 28? dont want to waste time and money on another test until i know when my period is properly due can anyone help??
7 years ago
Hi me and my husband are trying to have a baby at times my periods dont come when its supposed to its either on the 22nd or the 18th last month it was on the 18th, me and my husband started trying for the whole baby thing on the 8th of this month so im wondering if I could still get pregnant since I asume I needed 10 days till my period at the time.
7 years ago