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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I need answers!!!!!!!
7 years ago
So I stopped my period December 16th and had sex with my boyfriend the 20 to the 25 with no pretection and I know he cummed in me so.. Can I have answers please Do you guys think Im pregnat? My next period is January 13th and im thinking about taking the 7 day early test on January 6th Plz have Answers :))??!!!!!!!!! Thanx !
7 years ago
somebody using provera 10 mg and get pregnant after taking it?>
7 years ago
Halo All, I need help. I am a regular. I had my period on 19-23 Oct 2011 and then again on 17-22 November and I suppose to get my period on 15-19 Dec. I had sex with A without protection and he came inside me, on 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 Nov and 1,2, 6 and 10 Dec. I had sex with B, without protection but he did not came inside me on 7,8,9 Dec. I just found out now on 21st Dec that I am pregnant. From my story it is clearly that I would like to have a baby from A. I just want to make sure that the baby I have now is not from B. Is there a possibility that the baby I have is from B? I need your help. Thank you very much for giving me any of your input.
7 years ago
Ok so here I go. Where do I start....? I am a newby and outside of going to group therapy about pregancy, I figure this is the next best thing. So when I was 27 I was pregnant and it was discovered that I had rather sizeable uterine fibroid tumors. I continued with the pregnancy and miscarried at 20 weeks. 60 days after the miscarriage I had a myomectomy which appeared successful. The father and I attempted to restore our already strained relationship but to no avail and we parted ways. I was not attempting to get pregnant afterwards and practiced abstinence, safe sex (had a few oops moments), but managed to not get pregnant in 9 years. Fibroid tumors returned with a vengance and I underwent myomectomy #2 while engaged with the motivation of salvaging my uterus in order to start a family with my soon to be husband. We are now 2 years into the marriage, I am age 39 and Hubby is 30, lots of sex and still no baby. Docs have told us both that due to the positioning of the fibroids, my age and myomectomy history and scarring, my chances of conceiving conventionally are slim. Further we have been advised that if I do conceive my pregnancy will more than likely be complicated (early bed rest, increased growth of fibroid tumors, etc). Initially, because of the pain this is all causing me, my Hubby made it seem like having a child is no big deal to him, however it now appears to be a "deal breaker". My Hubby and I have discussed IVF (too expensive), we have discussed adoption (he wants his own baby), we have discussed surrogacy (waaaaayyy to expensive). My niece has offered to be our surrogate however, she is on the fence about using her eggs. I have never participated in any fertility treatment, calendar counting ovulation techniques or anything. In 2008 I was advised that my eggs are fine and Hubby's semen is good. I have researched at home insemination for myself as well as for our surrogate. I have been researching participation in research studies which would cover all costs of all treatments (IVF, IUI, ICI, medications, ultrasounds, monitoring, etc) if the participant meets qualification criteria. We are both military (Hubby is active duty and I am a reservist) and our health coverage does not cover "fertility" treatments and procedures. I do not currently have a full time job (looking) since I had to resign from my employment when Hubby changed duty stations. We are living off of one income and utilized resources to purchase a home when we relocated. Needless to say, finances, no baby, no job....CALGON TAKE ME AWAY!!! Has anyone with uterine fibroids and my "no baby" track record ever been successful or know of anyone who has been successful with at home insemination? I am getting desperate with each passing day. :( Thanks for letting me vent...
7 years ago