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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lesliemia1
is there any way you could be pregnant if have been on the pill but yet didnt get a period a whole month and used a first response home pregnancy test and came out poitivee, my last menstrual cycle was october 15 2011
7 years ago
Beautifulme
Hi, im new to this but here i go. Well im only 21 and im ttc but going on 2 years with my boyfriend it hasnt happened till i think it has but im not sure. Any answer or thought would help. In aug and sep my monthlys were only on and off thise 3 days which usually last 5 days normal. But here it is nov almost dec and not had a period or spotting since sep was the last weird spotting for 3 days. Anywho we do infact have unprotected sex we live on our own what do u expect lol. I've been getting headaches everyday off and on which never happens to me my nipples and around them hurt so bad i feel like i have to get sick but cant none of my clothes fit im blowing up like a balloon my feet always hurt (yes i work on my feet for only about 4 hours a day) my lower back will ache then go away, my fingers are always swellen, im always so HOTT i just want to me naked with a fan, i cry when my boyfriend says i can lay next to him duh why would i cry over that but i do now i cry over the dumbest things, my belly is getting somewhat hard as my mom will tell me when she feels it. Mood swings like crazy i can be laughing one min then want to cry then be mad for no reason, i eat things i dont like for exsample i hate cherrys but cant keep them around to say i bought them, i kinda dont want to be pregnant so its not in my head, i took 2 test i think the right way but neg which my older sister was telling me she had to have blood work done for her to find out she was pregnant .. Any comments thoughts would help me big time.
7 years ago
Beautifulme
Hi, im new to this but here i go. Well im only 21 and im ttc but going on 2 years with my boyfriend it hasnt happened till i think it has but im not sure. Any answer or thought would help. In aug and sep my monthlys were only on and off thise 3 days which usually last 5 days normal. But here it is nov almost dec and not had a period or spotting since sep was the last weird spotting for 3 days. Anywho we do infact have unprotected sex we live on our own what do u expect lol. I've been getting headaches everyday off and on which never happens to me my nipples and around them hurt so bad i feel like i have to get sick but cant none of my clothes fit im blowing up like a balloon my feet always hurt (yes i work on my feet for only about 4 hours a day) my lower back will ache then go away, my fingers are always swellen, im always so HOTT i just want to me naked with a fan, i cry when my boyfriend says i can lay next to him duh why would i cry over that but i do now i cry over the dumbest things, my belly is getting somewhat hard as my mom will tell me when she feels it. Mood swings like crazy i can be laughing one min then want to cry then be mad for no reason, i eat things i dont like for exsample i hate cherrys but cant keep them around to say i bought them, i kinda dont want to be pregnant so its not in my head, i took 2 test i think the right way but neg which my older sister was telling me she had to have blood work done for her to find out she was pregnant .. Any comments thoughts would help me big time.
7 years ago
jae1304
Hi, I've been trying to conceive for the last 2 months. My periods are usually every 25 days and before my period, I usually have a small light discharge. Well I'm due on the 1st of December, and I'm starting to have that same light discharge, does this mean I'm not pregnant?
7 years ago
waiting for a miracle
hi, if anybody can answer this i would appreciate it if I had unprotected sex on a Sunday morning, and I began ovulating on Wed. afternoon through Thursday morning, do you think there is a chance I could concieve?
7 years ago