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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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
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