My Preconception

So, you've decided to start a family. Congratulations! You’re about to embark on an exciting journey. Here, you can find information on how to prepare for pregnancy, ways to boost your odds at conception, tools to track your fertility, explanations of terms and procedures, along with answers to your questions about alternative therapies, gender selection, adoption, and surrogacy.

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Pre-Pregnancy Vaccinations

So, you thought you were done with all those needles and shots when you left grade school. Now, you find yourself pregnant, and all of the sudden your heal ... More


6 Things Every Dad Should Teach His Sons

Some things just come naturally to boys. These types of things just seem to be built-in; however, other, and quite frankly more important, things are not. These things take a littl ... More


How Do You Tell Your Partner He/She is the Infertile One?

For those with fertility issues, trying to conceive can feel overwhelming. The pressure to "produce" eventually takes the fun out of the production! Add to that the uncomfortable r ... More

7 Things I’ve Learned From Being Pregnant 7 Times

Lesson #1: Being pregnant never really gets easier. ...
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What to Do When Your Friend Miscarries and You Don’t

There’s nothing more exciting than when you and a friend are pregnant at the same time. ...
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It’s OK If You’re Still Sad About Your Miscarriage

It has been two years, almost exactly to the due of my first miscarriage.  It has ...
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To the Mom Hoping to Get Pregnant

I know you promised yourself that you wouldn't take the pregnancy test early this time, ...
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Yes, You Can Use Fertility Charting with PCOS

If you've wanted to use fertility charting to conceive, avoid a pregnancy, or just keep ...
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3 Natural Ways to Combat PCOS

Whether you've been dealing with polycystic ovary syndrome for years or just got your ...
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