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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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
my bf and i have been trying to convice. so i've started to take the Basal Body temp.for about a month now. ive noticed that when i had my period it droped to a low 36's. i am now expecting my period as of yesterday, and it is staying high of 37.1 to a 37.5 and. i have had the tinyest drop of pinkish spots but it was baryley notice able. and as of an hour ago i had just the tinest drop of brown blood barley noticeable.. could i be pregnant.
7 years ago
Just a question. My husband and I have been trying to get pregnant for a year now. In January I was diagnosed with an inderactive thyroid, I am now taking medication for it. My dr. thought that is why I was not ovulating. I did five rounds of clomid and I ovulated with the help of the drug but did not get pregnant. Now my dr. has refered me to a specialist b/c she thinks something else is wrong. I don't think I will ovulate without the clomid and she would not let me take another round of it even though you can take it for 6 months. Has anyone else been in this situation and gotten pregnant at some point? I am 31 and I am starting to think that maybe I am just not meant to be a mother. My husband says I need to relax....
7 years ago